Chelsea reclaim the high ground thanks to inspirational Emma Hayes


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Victory at Bristol City on Tuesday sealed the WSL title for Chelsea, and whereas their supervisor now has different priorities this was one other double she was very much the mastermind

Chelsea travelled to Bristol Metropolis on Tuesday needing some extent to clinch the Ladies’s Tremendous League title, and thereby the double, with one recreation to play. They've produced some beautiful free-flowing attacking soccer but that was not on show on this event. As an alternative, the Blues showed the grit of champions as they ground out a 2-0 win with what the striker Fran Kirby, who offered the help for Jonna Andersson’s objective, described as a mean efficiency.

One individual absent from the touchline and the celebrations, yet overwhelmingly chargeable for the staff’s success, was Emma Hayes. Relatively than shouting and leaping from her seat in the dugout, as is usually the case, the Chelsea manager watched her staff clinch their second double – her double double in case you like – from her couch at residence, with an altogether totally different double on her thoughts: the approaching arrival of twins. Hayes is 35 weeks pregnant and this season she has juggled Chelsea’s phenomenal campaign with the emotional and bodily demands of pregnancy.

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