Who is Emma Hayes? The ITV pundit who’s taken Euro 2020 by storm

During ITV’s protection of Euro 2020, Emma Hayes has emerged as a star pundit and co-commentator on the workforce – and now she is set for position within the channel’s broadcast of England towards Denmark.But whereas Hayes has been in ladies’s soccer for 20 years now, she’s not fairly so acquainted to males’s soccer audiences. Hayes was initially a footballer in Arsenal’s academy however had a horrendous career-ending harm to her ankle, aged simply 17, whereas on a snowboarding journey. No longer pursuing a profession as an athlete, the Londoner opted to take European Studies, Spanish, and Sociology at Liverpool Hope faculty and later a Masters diploma in Intelligence and International Affairs.Hayes coached within the US between 2001 and 2006 earlier than returning to Britain in 2006 to hitch Arsenal Women as an assistant to Vic Akers. There, Hayes was part of the teaching employees to the workforce that gained an unprecedented quadruple.After leaving Arsenal in 2010, Hayes went again to America to handle Chicago Red Stars earlier than one other return to England noticed her be a part of Chelsea Women in 2012. There, Hayes has gained 4 Women’s Super League titles, two Women’s FA Cups and two Women’s League Cups.Last season, Hayes led Chelsea to the Champions League last. In doing so, she grew to become the primary girl to take action in 12 years, although Chelsea misplaced the match to Barcelona. Hayes gained the 2020/21 FA WSL Manager of the Year award and two months later, signed a brand new long-term contract with Chelsea, placing an finish to rumours of a giant transfer to a different aspect.In February, Hayes was linked with the vacant position at AFC Wimbledon males’s workforce. She had additionally been linked with the England ladies’s head coach position – following the departure of Phil Neville to the MLS – and was rumoured to be one of many names within the body for the Chelsea males’s supervisor job when Maurizio Sarri left west London in 2019 to hitch Juventus.  READ NEXTTACTICS England’s attainable line-ups towards Denmark: FFT writers decide who they’d startFOR YOUR HOME Euro 2020 wall chart: Download free with full schedule, fixtures and datesREFS Euro 2020 referees revealed: who’re they, how have been they chose and can VAR be in use? 


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