Emma Hayes

Chelsea, women's football, football,

Hayes hurt by Barca defeat in front of Chelsea owner

Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes told Roman Abramovich her team would return to the Champions League final following a chastening 4-0 defeat to Barcelona.

The club owner had flown in to Gothenburg to watch his side attempt to claim a first European title.

"The girls were very quick to tell him that we will be back here," Hayes said.

"We'll work hard on the training...

Chelsea, women's football, football,

Champions Chelsea celebrate in style

An emphatic 5-0 victory over Reading was enough for Chelsea to seal back-to-back Women's Super League titles for the first time, with the satisfaction of winning the league on the pitch following last season's point-per-game curtailment.

Although the fixture was too soon to see the return of fans inside Kingsmeadow, a large group gathered outside the ground to join in the...

Football, women's football, women's sport

On the verge: Chelsea close in on Women's Super League title

A 2-0 victory against Tottenham, just four days after qualifying for the Champions League final, has left Chelsea in charge of their own destiny going into the final weekend of the Women's Super League season.

Sam Kerr scored both goals as the Blues move back above Manchester City to the top of the table with a two-point buffer between them. That means Chelsea need to beat Reading at...

Chelsea, women's football, football,

Hayes hails below-best Blues in title decider

Chelsea remained in charge of their own destiny after holding Manchester City to a 2-2 draw to stay two points clear at the top of the Women's Super League with two games to play.

Victory for City would have seen the sides swap places at the top going into the final weeks of the season but the Blues were able to control the match, despite not being anywhere near their best.


Football, women's football, women's sport

Emma Hayes: "It's an insult to say the women's game is a step down"

Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes has blasted suggestions she needs to move into men's football to further her career. Hayes has been linked with the vacant managerial position at League One AFC Wimbledon but resents the idea that would somehow be a better role than her current position with the Women's Super League champions.

"I just don't know why anybody would ever think women's...

Chelsea, women's football, football,

Women's Super League review: Chelsea rout Reading in only surviving fixture

A chaotic week in the Women's Super League came to a conclusion with just one of the six weekend fixtures able to go ahead. Chelsea travelled to Reading and won 5-0 thanks to four-goal haul from Fran Kirby.

The result moves the champions up to second, three points behind Manchester United but still with a game in hand despite being the only top-five side in action.


Premier League, women's football, women's sport, Women's Super League

Chelsea duo the big winners at the WSL Awards

Chelsea star Beth England has been named Women's Super League Player of the Year whilst her boss Emma Hayes is the WSL Manager of the Year.

The pair were honoured at a virtual awards ceremony and crowned a successful season for the Blues which saw them become English champions and win the League Cup.

Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema won the Golden Boot thanks to her 16 goals...