‘Don’t cry as a result of it’s over, smile as a result of it occurred’ is the emotion that each fan of Chelsea FC is feeling proper now. It was an everyday outing for Chelsea as they ran riot in a 6-0 win over Aston Villa. However a shock assertion by the membership by means of their social media handles confirming the departure of their legendary coach.
Hayes has been a revelation for the membership ever since she joined them again in 2012. Below her stewardship, the membership reworked into a world powerhouse, successful 15 trophies in eleven years, and he or she has elevated the profile of the ladies’s recreation as a complete. Her trophies embrace six WSL titles, 5 Girls’s FA Cups, two Continental Cups, the Spring Sequence, a Group Protect victory while additionally main the Blues to their first Champions League remaining. Along with being chosen the WSL supervisor of the season six occasions & the Finest FIFA Girls’s Soccer Coach in 2021, she acquired an MBE and OBE for her contributions to the sector of sports activities.
A number of the high gamers within the ladies’s recreation have benefited from Hayes’ teaching and improvement. From signing Fran Kirby in 2015 to bringing in family gamers like Sam Kerr and Pernille Tougher, she has established a ruthless, strong dynasty at Chelsea that has mastered residence victories.
Chelsea’s chairman, Todd Boehly, and co-owner Behdad Eghbali put a press release on Emma’s determination to step down as the top coach: “Emma’s contribution to Chelsea can’t be understated. She has been a pioneer in ladies’s soccer and is massively revered inside the recreation. We stay up for persevering with to work collectively over the approaching months.”
Emma Hayes to depart Chelsea on the finish of the season.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 4, 2023
Now we have to look past the trophy cupboard to take a look at her influence on Chelsea Soccer Membership and the English Soccer for ladies on the whole. The successful ambiance she has established encourages athletes to specific themselves creatively and on the sector. As well as, Hayes has been a powerful supporter of girls’s soccer and has spoken out on behalf of causes like media protection and honest pay.
The elevated reputation of the ladies’s recreation in England could be attributed largely to Hayes’s success at Chelsea Girls. The staff’s Champions League video games have been proven dwell, and their Kingsmeadow residence video games are persistently bought out. Hayes’ sides have additionally acquired recognition for his or her interesting model of soccer, which has drawn in new supporters.
She has proven quite a lot of ladies from completely different walks of life that it’s doable for them to realize nice issues whereas going by means of a few of the harshest realities which embrace wanting a greater work-life steadiness to spend extra time together with her son, Harry.
Hayes’ subsequent journey appears to be to change into the top coach of USWNT and boy do they want a reset button. After the debacle, the staff suffered in Australia & New Zealand somebody of the caliber of Emma Hayes shall be wanted to take and reset the tradition of USWNT. As for Chelsea fan, this information shall be very powerful to take however the good half is the membership and rejoice her and the legacy she has constructed at Kingsmeadow.