Women's Champions League final

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...

Women, women's football, summer sport

Chelsea blown away by Barcelona in Champions League final

A first-half blitz by Barcelona ended Chelsea's dreams of European glory as well as the opportunity to claim four trophies in one year. The Blues were a goal down within the opening minute of the Champions League final in Gothenburg.

It was 3-0 inside 20 minutes and 4-0 before half-time. That was the end of the scoring but the Women's Super League champions failed to find a foothold...