Chelsea Ladies Football Academy

Chelsea Ladies Football Club are an English women's football club based in Fulham, England. Since 2004, the club has been affiliated with Chelsea F.C., a men's team in the Premier League. Chelsea L.F.C. was a founding member of the FA WSL in 2010, the top level of women's football in England since 2011. From 2005 to 2010, the side competed in thePremier League National Division, the top tier of women's football in England at the time.

Chelsea Ladies Football Club was formed in 1992 after supporters of Chelsea FC expressed demand for a women's side.[2]In June 2004, Chelsea Ladies voted to be taken over and funded by Chelsea FC's Football in the Community department.[3]The club then won promotion as champions from the Southern Division in 2004–05 to the Premier League National Divisionand have participated at the top level ever since.

Training Staff

The club bid successfully to be one of eight founding teams in the FA Women's Super League in March 2011.[16] Beard led the club to the FA Women's Cup final for the first time in 2012, but Chelsea were eventually beaten by Birmingham City on a penalty shootout after twice taking the lead in a 2–2 draw.[17] In July 2012 Matt Beard resigned as manager after three years in the post,[18] to be replaced by Emma Hayes.

In May 2013, Edda Garðarsdóttir revealed that club rules prevent Chelsea Ladies players from talking to their male clubmates, unless the male player initiates the conversation.[19]

Famous Player
Fran Kirby, Kethy Chapman & Jenna Legg are famous players.