Berger makes return for Chelsea Women following thyroid cancer recurrence

Ann-Katrin Berger has made a triumphant return to Chelsea’s side to face Manchester City in the Women’s Super League. The 31-year-old goalkeeper was diagnosed with a recurrence of thyroid cancer in August, meaning that a return to football would take a back seat in order to focus on her recovery. Getty Berger has been named […]

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Chelsea clean up at FIFA Best awards with Tuchel named the world’s best coach

Robert Lewandowski has beaten Lionel Messi to The Best FIFA Men’s Player award, while Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel, Edouard Mendy and Emma Hayes all took home top prizes. Debate raged in October when Copa America winner and PSG forward Lionel Messi beat Bayern Munich’s Lewandowski to the 2021 Ballon d’Or, but now the Pole has had […]

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Eni Aluko calls for equal opportunities for female coaches in men’s football

Former Chelsea and England forward Eni Aluko believes there must be more opportunities for female coaches in men’s football. Not one Premier League side currently has a female coach as part of its coaching staff for their men’s first team. Getty Images – Getty Aluko spent six years at Chelsea, playing with Kirby between 2015 […]

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Emma Raducanu caps off dream year with MBE while Jason and Laura Kenny are awarded knighthood and damehood respectively as New Year Honours list revealed

US Open champion Emma Raducanu capped off a historic year with an MBE as the New Year Honours list was announced on Friday. The 19-year-old became the first British woman to win a grand slam since Virginia Wade in 1977, and the first qualifier of any nationality ever to do so, having also scooped BBC’s […]

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Jordan praises Kerr for dealing with pitch invader but wants better player protection

Simon Jordan has praised the way Chelsea forward Sam Kerr dealt with a pitch invader on Wednesday but, alongside her boss Emma Hayes, called for more protection for female players.  A man entered the field in an apparent attempt to take selfies with some of the Chelsea and Juventus players, before Kerr emphatically shoulder barged […]

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Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg says Chelsea boss Emma Hayes is ‘absolutely right’ over claims women should receive more money from European Championship next year

Olympique Lyonnais striker Ada Hegerberg has expressed her support for Chelsea manager Emma Hayes over the ongoing debate over the prize money for the 2022 women’s European Championships. UEFA recently that the prize pot for England-based tournament has increased from £6.9million to £13.7m for the 16 participating countries – just a fraction of the £317m […]

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WSL will not introduce VAR despite criticism from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes

Video Assistant Refereeing will not be implemented in the Women’s Super League any time soon – despite calls from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes for its introduction. The Blues boss claimed players and managers in women’s football are made to feel like ‘second-class citizens’ due to the absence of the technology in the game. Hayes wants […]

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