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Emma Carol Hayes: Current Club, Height, Husband, Nationality, Net Worth, Children, Parents, Siblings, Age, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, News, Occupation, Achievements, Wikipedia, Podcast

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Emma Carol Hayes


Emma Carol Hayes was born on the 18th of October 1976 to the family of Jason Hayes and Alana Hayes in London Borough of Camden, London, United Kingdom. She is an English professional football manager. She is currently the manager of FA Women Super League club Chelsea Women. She had previously served as the head coach and director of football operations for Chicago Red Stars of Women’s Professional Soccer in the United States from 2008 until 24 May 2010. Hayes was appointed as the member of the order of the British empire or Mbe in the 2016 birthday honors for services to football.
Hayes won the women’s Super League titles, two Women’s FA Cups, two Continental League Cups, the FA Women Super League Spring Series, and the women’s FA Community Shield at Chelsea along with embarking on an incredible 33 match winning spree. However, she was awarded a new contract in 2021.

Full Name:Emma Carol Hayes
Current club:FA Women Super League club Chelsea
Born:October 18, 1976
Place of Birth:London Borough of Camden, London, United Kingdom
Height:6 feet
Parents:Jason Hayes (father) and Alana Hayes (mother)
Siblings:Michael Hayes
Husband• Spouse:N/A
Zodiac sign: Libra
Children: N/A
Net Worth:$5 million.
Achievements:   FA Women’s Super League (4): 2015, 2017–2018, 2019–2020, 2020–2021
FA WSL Spring Series (1): 2017
Women’s FA Cup (3): 2014–2015, 2017–2018, 2020–2021
FA Women’s League Cup (2): 2019–2020, 2020–2021
Women’s FA Community Shield (1): 2020
The Best FIFA Women’s Coach

Early Life & Education

Emma Carol Hayes was born on the 18th of October 1976 to the family of Jason Hayes and Alana Hayes in London Borough of Camden, London, United Kingdom. She attended Parliament Hill School. She holds a bachelor’s degree at Liverpool Hope University, which she graduated in 1999.

Hayes joined Arsenal’s academy but a career-ending ankle injury while on a ski trip when she was 17 cut-short her playing career.

With football ruled out, Hayes took European Studies, Spanish, and Sociology at Liverpool Hope college and later a master’s degree in Intelligence and International Affairs.

Personal Life

Emma Hayes is happily married and as well a mother of two children. Her relationship is not known to social media and her husband identity is not known. In 2018, Hayes was pregnant with twins, but lost one of them in twenty-eight (28) weeks. She gave birth to the surviving twin on 17th May 2018.

Hayes credits Vic Akers, former Arsenal Women FC manager under whom she was part of the backroom staff when they won an unimaginable quadruple in the 2006–2007 season, for being a “massive” influence on her career. Speaking of her experience coaching in the United States she said though she was born in England, she was definitely made in America.

Chelsea forward Fran Kirby, who suffered from severe depression after the loss of her mother early in her life and from a career-threatening illness in her late 20s, is particularly close to Hayes. Speaking of Hayes’s positive influence in her life she said, “Emma’s been incredible. She’s been my rock; the person who made sure I was protected from everything.”Former Chelsea and England player, Karen Carney, also praised Hayes for being there when she felt the most vulnerable and isolated.

In October 2022, there was a report that Hayes was undergoing an emergency hysterectomy.


Hayes’s first coaching job was as the manager of the Long Island Lady Riders between 2001 and 2003. She was head women’s football coach at Iona College in New Rochelle between 2003 and 2006, and first team assistant coach and academy director for Arsenal Ladies between 2006 and 2008.

Hayes joined Chicago Red Stars as a manager in 2008. After she was sacked in 2010, she took up a technical director role at Western New York Flash and advised them on transfers, helping to create a team that won the 2011 Women’s Professional Soccer championship. After another stint as a consultant for Washington Freedom, Hayes returned to London and worked for the family business, Covent Garden FX, a currency exchange.

In August 2012, Hayes landed the Chelsea FC Women job replacing Liverpool-bound Matt Beard.
She was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2022 New Year Honours for services to association football.
After narrowly missing out on the 2014 FA Women Super League 1 title on the final day, Hayes oversaw a huge squad overhaul that bore witness to the addition of several arrivals. Swedish shot-stopper Hedvig Lindahl and promising England centre-half Millie Bright among the new recruits. Marija Banusic, Gemma Davison and Niamh Fahey also joined Chelsea, signing from Kristianstads, Liverpool Ladies and Arsenal Ladies respectively. Later on in the season, Hayes won the race for Reading & England forward Fran Kirby for a British record fee. With the agonising memories of final-day defeat still fresh in memory, Hayes guided her side to an historic league and cup double, edging the FA Cup Final thanks to a lone strike from Ji So-yun late on in the first half. Later on in the season, they avenged themselves by winning The FA Women Super League 1 title, after hammering Sunderland at home 4–0 to secure the trophy.

In the Women’s Champions League, Hayes’s side reached the last 16 after defeating Glasgow City. After their 2–1 home defeat by VfL Wolfsburg, Hayes criticised The Football Association for poor fixture scheduling, insisting that the competition is “geared to French, German and Swedish teams, and until we change that or listen to clubs like Chelsea we are always going to get knocked out in the early rounds”.

“Hayes built everything at Chelsea – from having the kit washed to having food, to having our own building, to having our own training and pitches. Now, it’s an absolute professional setup but everything’s been a fight over the years to do that.”

—Katie Chapman, who played under Hayes at three different clubs, credits her with building Chelsea from the ground-up.
Hayes’s side finished second in The FA Women Super League 1, five points adrift of Champions Manchester City. The Blues also reached the FA Cup Final for the second consecutive year, losing 1–0 to a strong Arsenal side. Chelsea however won the FA Women Super League Spring Series, an interim edition of the FA Women Super League. Haye led the side to first place, finishing on the same points as Manchester City but beating them on goal difference.

Hayes was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to football.
Aided with addition of new players including Ramona Bachmann, Maren Mjelde, Erin Cuthbert and Crystal Dunn, Emma Hayes guided her side to finish top, in a reorganised FA Women Super League 1, on goal difference.
The team also played the FA Cup competitions and reached the semi-final but were knocked out by Birmingham City in a penalty shoot-out.

I enjoy representing a club I absolutely adore. To be in a position where we can continue to win on behalf of Chelsea is something I think I was born for.
Hayes sought to rebuild the team at the conclusion of the 2017–2018 season around new recruits Sam Kerr, Pernille Harder, Melanie Leupolz, Magda Eriksson, and Ann Katrin Berger having moved on some key first-team players. The 2019–2020 and 2020–2021 season saw her team win back-to-back WSL titles in what were record breaking years, following a trophy-less 2018–2019 campaign. Given Chelsea’s dominance in the 2020–2021 season in both Europe and England, some observers hailed them as one of the best teams ever. Hayes became the first woman manager to reach the Champions League final in 12 years.
On 16 May, her Chelsea team, also playing their first-ever Champions League final, lost 4–0 to Barcelona Femeni.

However, Hayes won the 2020–2021 FA Women Super League Manager of the Season award. Two months later, she signed a new long-term contract with Chelsea. The same year Hayes was inducted into FA Women Super League Hall of Fame. Based on the 2019–2020 season, on 18 January 2021, she was adjudged The Best FIFA Football Coach beating off competition from Lluís Cortés and Sarina Wiegman.

Hayes won FA Women Super League Manager of the Season for a third season running after her team won the FA Cup and the League domestic double and finished runners-up to Man City in the League Cup. Based on the 2020–2021 season, on 17 January 2022, she was adjudged The Best FIFA Football Coach.

Net Worth

Emma Carol Hayes has worked as a manager right from youth. she has accumulated a satisfactory fortune from playing football. Emma Carol Hayes has an astonished net worth of $5 million.

Social Media

Emma Carol Hayes as humble and hardworking as she is discovered that she also has some social media platforms where she can be connected.

  • @Emma Carol Hayes (@Emmahayes1) is her Instagram handle.
  • @Emma Carol Hayes (@Emmahayes1) is her Twitter handle.

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