Ed Brand

Development Squad Assistant

A former Chelsea youth team defender who captained the Blues in the FA Youth Cup, Ed Brand was appointed Development Squad assistant in the summer of 2018.

Brand rejoined the Academy in a coaching capacity in 2008, working with a number of the younger age groups before stepping up to assist Jody Morris with the Under-18s in 2016. During his two seasons at that level, the young Blues won every competition they were involved in.