Chelsea Women manager Emma Hayes has said it will not be long before a female coach takes charge of a club in the men's game.
Stephanie Frappert is set to make history this weekend by becoming the first woman to referee a Ligue 1 match -- following in the footsteps of Bibiana Steinhaus, who has been officiating Bundesliga matches since September 2017.
Asked how soon she thinks it will be before a woman is given the opportunity to referee a Premier League game, Hayes replied: "Well, I can honestly...
LONDON -- In the mind of Chelsea Women manager Emma Hayes, Sunday's first-leg showdown with Lyon in the Champions League semifinals is a moment seven years in the making.
"Not a week, not two weeks, not this season," she says during a 30-minute conversation in her office, which overlooks her team's plush pitches at the rear of Chelsea's sprawling Cobham training complex. "Everybody's aware of the disappointments we've had domestically, but sustained success is incredibly difficult."
LONDON -- A group of Paris Saint-Germain supporters in possession of weapons and drugs were turned away by police after allegedly causing damage to Kingsmeadow stadium prior to their club's Champions League quarterfinal first-leg clash with Chelsea Women.
Around 45 police officers were dispatched to the stadium in response to reports of criminal damage caused by the group of 50 or so PSG fans, who arrived at the vicinity of Kingsmeadow.
A search of the group's coach uncovered weapons including...