May 24, 2024

Utilita Performance of the Week: Chelsea Women

(Nominations include Premier League, EFL Championship, EFL League One, EFL League Two, WSL, and Women’s Championship fixtures)

The League Managers Association’s panel, comprising LMA Chairman Howard Wilkinson, Sir Alex Ferguson, Chris Hughton, Rachel Yankey, Les Ferdinand, Clare Tomlinson, Dave Bassett, and Barry Fry has determined that the Utilita Performance of the Week Award should go to Chelsea Women for their performance against Manchester United Women on Saturday 18th May.

Emma Hayes OBE will receive the Utilita Performance of the Week trophy.

Match Report

High five and super six! What a way for a legendary Chelsea career to reach its climax!

With a 6-0 win at Old Trafford, the Blues say farewell to Emma Hayes by securing our fifth WSL title in a row, due to a +7 better goal difference than Manchester City.

Mayra Ramirez, back in the side after four games out injured, headed in a Guro Reiten cross with the game barely underway to spectacularly set the tone for what was to follow.

Before long, Johanna Rytting Kaneryd used her considerable pace to race away and slot the second goal and although Manchester United struck the Chelsea woodwork, it was 4-0 in our favour by the break.

Ramirez emphasised what a great call it was by Hayes to select her by impressively creating the third goal for Sjoeke Nusken to tap in, and then going it alone to score her second of the game.

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