Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce the opening of a new state-of-the-art Blue Pitch in the Philippines. The 11-a-side Blue Pitch will be located in Circuit Makati, Manila, and be operated by The Younghusband Football Academy, which is owned and run by former Chelsea Academy players James and Phil Younghusband.Blue Pitches are designed to provide communities with access to high-quality facilities and training, as well as access to Chelsea’s community programmes promoting the values of education, health and social inclusion. The pitches are part of Chelsea’s Here to Play Here to Stay initiative which ensures a long-term commitment to our global communities and uses the power of sport to educate and inspire.