Emma Hayes

Chelsea’s Emma Hayes ‘on real honour’ after being made an OBE

Chelsea Women’s football manager Emma Hayes has described becoming an OBE as a “real honour” and an “unbelievable experience”.Hayes was appointed by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace as the sun shone on the capital on Friday morning.London-born Hayes, 45, has been the manager of Chelsea FC Women since 2012, and said of the OBE: “It’s a real honour for myself, for my family, for my football club. I’ve had an unbelievable experience.”She and William spoke about the upcoming Women’s Euro 2022, which is to be hosted by England next month.“We talked about the growth of the women’s game...
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SECU’s Chief Culture Officer Emma Hayes ‘97, ‘13 Bridges Passion and Purpose

While growing up in Garland, N.C., a small rural town in Sampson County, Emma Hayes always planned to go to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. When she visited campus during her junior year of high school, however, something didn’t click. Two years and a big red envelope later, she settled into life at NC State – carrying a newfound appreciation for open-mindedness with her.

Emma Hayes delighted after Chelsea sign ‘tenacious’ Eve Perisset

Chelsea Women have signed Eve Perisset on a three-year deal from Bordeaux.The Blues add the 27-year-old defender, who will wear the No 15, after winning both the Women’s Super League and Women’s FA Cup last season.“It’s a fantastic honour to join Chelsea and to be the first French female player to become a Blue,” said Perisset.“I am very thankful for the opportunity that has been given to me. The time was right for me to make this big move to London and join the English Super League and I cannot wait to meet the team and the fans later this...

Could Chelsea manager Emma Hayes soon move into the men’s game?

After winning the FAWSL Manager of the Season in 2022 and the Best FIFA Women’s Coach in 2021, teams are now taking note of what Emma Hayes is doing with the Chelsea Women. As her success with the Blues continues to move to the next level, there has been some talk about whether Hayes could take her talents to the men’s game. For Chelsea, this would be a nightmare and something that probably might not happen given how much Hayes loves the club, but having a manager that can be considered for this position is incredibly rare in today’s society.
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‘There is nothing to talk about’: Emma Hayes dismisses speculation she could leave Chelsea

Emma Hayes insisted “there is nothing to talk about” regarding her future at Chelsea after leading her side to the Women’s Super League and FA Cup double with a 3-2 victory over Manchester City at Wembley on Sunday.Sam Kerr struck an extra-time winner as Chelsea clinched their second trophy in a week after being pushed all the way by a City side that twice fought back from a goal down.It was the 11th major trophy Hayes has won since taking charge of Chelsea in 2012, but the 45-year-old was quick to dismiss any suggestions it may mark the end of...

Women’s FA Cup win sees Emma Hayes claim 11th major trophy as Chelsea manager

Sam Kerr’s extra-time winner in the FA Cup Final helped boss Emma Hayes claim her 11th major trophy in charge of Chelsea Women.The long-serving manager has brought stability and a whole host of silverware to the Blues since she took over in 2012.Here, the PA news agency takes a look at each trophy won by Chelsea under the stewardship of Hayes.2015 FA CupJi So-yun’s first-half strike earned a 1-0 win over Notts County at Wembley to give Hayes a first piece of silverware with the west Londoners. A glittering spell for the club would follow.2014-15 Women’s Super LeagueTwo months after...

FA Cup winners Chelsea 'will go down in history', says boss Emma Hayes

Emma Hayes said her Chelsea players would "go down in history" after defending their FA Cup crown in front of a record crowd at Wembley to complete the domestic Double. Their victory over Manchester City in extra time came seven days after Chelsea won a third successive Women's Super League title.