For more information on SSE's sponsorships and activities visit their website sse.co.uk. Alongside existing patron, former Chelsea legend Graeme Le Saux, Claire will help promote the group’s work to send a strong message that Chelsea FC is a club for everyone and that there is no room for homophobia, biphobia or transphobia, on or off the pitch. Sickness prematurely ended Claire Rafferty’s SSE Women’s FA Cup Final but pride remained in abundance despite West Ham’s Wembley defeat. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Romford Recorder. But City got the breakthrough seven minutes into the second half, Keira Walsh’s bouncing strike from outside the area putting them ahead. Sickness prematurely ended Claire Rafferty’s SSE Women’s FA Cup Final, but pride remained in abundance despite West Ham’s Wembley defeat. “We will really have to zone in, focus on what was good and what wasn't, and take positives from what we did well.”.

Chelsea FC are proud to announce that Frank Lampard and his team will be wearing the Black Lives Matter and NHS logos on their matchday shirts v Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday. “I'm really proud of all the girls and that's really something to build on for us. Katie was also an adored aunt of Rose, Patrick, and Claire, the beloved sister of Danny (deceased 9/14/17) and Moira, and devoted sister-in … No part of this site may be reproduced without our written permission. Claire Rafferty holds down a steady job and credit to her, she has been determined and has come back from three anterior cruciate ligament injuries. For more information on SSE's sponsorships and activities visit their website sse.co.uk. Take a look behind-the-scenes as Chelsea women defeated Arsenal Women to be Continental Tyres Cup winners at the City Ground in Nottingham. In his first press conference since the return of football - and filmed via a Zoom call - Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard discusses the latest on Timo Werner, the dangers that Aston Villa could present to his side and coming up against his old Captain John Terry in the opposition dugout. Welcome to The Pride of London, Thiago! Ill-timed illness had threatened to dampen Rafferty’s Wembley moment but nothing was going to stop her from taking to the field as the Hammers looked to stun Manchester Chelsea are back in action against Aston Villa this weekend and The 5th Stand is the place to be for all the latest news, training videos and the first place you'll see match highlights... Download now. Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard previews his side's Premier League match v Man City at Stamford Bridge, updates on the fitness of Callum Hudson-Odoi and Fikayo Tomori and the contract situations of Willian and Pedro. All rights reserved. “There are so many ups and downs in sport, you really have to bounce back and get as many positives as possible,” added Rafferty.

View details that no one tells you about. Perhaps the referee is angry because of the loss to Real Madrid, Griezmann, de Jong and Dest has not received a rating from Marca for the match against Getafe, although he played in the starting lineup, https://www.romfordrecorder.co.uk/sport/football/west-ham/pride-remains-intact-for-west-ham-s-rafferty-1-6034963. © 2020 Chelsea FC. Claire Rafferty holds down a steady job and credit to her, she has been determined and has come back from three anterior cruciate ligament injuries. While, sadly, London’s iconic Pride celebrations are taking place digitally this year, Chelsea FC’s work to create an LGBT+ inclusive club carries on regardless. Kathleen Theresa Rafferty Petrocco was taken far too soon on July 14, 2019. The England and Chelsea left-back had already suffered three serious knee injuries when, during rehab, she was sent tumbling by her Labrador. As we celebrate Pride, Chelsea Pride's new patron Claire Rafferty tells us why this is a club for everyone! © 2020 Chelsea FC. The opponent did not allow us to play at full strength, Bruce Pro 1:4 from Manchester United: they clearly didn't like what happened a round earlier, Solskjaer Pro 4:1 with Newcastle: for Manchester United, the season started today.

Claire Rafferty is on Facebook. West Ham held Nick Cushing’s unbeaten Manchester City right up to the break, well worth their efforts in the 0-0 half-time stalemate. Manchester City's Tessa Wullaert (left) and West Ham United's Claire Rafferty during the FA Women's Super League match The Academy Stadium, Manchester. “I’m really proud of all the girls and that’s really something to build on for us. “Nobody expected us to do this in the first season, it's a massive positive for us and we've had some lessons learned, we can go into next season knowing we can push for the next step. This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Claire provides a fascinating personal insight to the evolving landscape within Women’s Football, as well as revealing some of her experien For the 2nd installment of the Athlete Stories series, I was fortunate enough to sit down with former Chelsea, West Ham and England Footballer, Claire Rafferty. “There are so many ups and downs in sport, you really have to bounce back and get as many positives as possible,” added Rafferty. Chelsea FC Women star Drew Spence has extended her Blues career with a new contract! We and our partners will store and/or access information on your device through the use of cookies and similar technologies, to display personalised ads and content, for ad and content measurement, audience insights and product development. Chelsea FC Ladies have helped England beat Germany 1-0 in the Women's World Cup and win the bronze medal. Claire Rafferty made her England debut against Austria in March 2010 For Claire Rafferty the final straw was when she was knocked over by her dog, Trevor. Leave your messages for Fran below . Sickness prematurely ended Claire Rafferty’s SSE Women’s FA Cup Final, but pride remained in abundance despite West Ham’s Wembley defeat.
“I haven’t been well, I was up through the night being sick – I was lucky to play that long, there was nothing that was going to stop me from playing that game.”. Hear from our Swedish star and what a new deal means to her, exclusively here... Congratulations to Chelsea FC Women star Fran Kirby on making her 100th appearance for the Blues! Ill-timed illness threatened to dampen Rafferty's Wembley moment but nothing was going to stop her taking to the field as the Hammers looked to stun Manchester City. Sickness prematurely ended Claire Rafferty’s SSE Women’s FA Cup Final but pride remained in abundance despite West Ham’s Wembley defeat. PUBLISHED: 16:23 06 May 2019 | UPDATED: 16:23 06 May 2019.

For the 1st time since 1990 England are in the World Cup semi final Ill-timed illness had threatened to dampen Rafferty’s Wembley moment but nothing was going to stop her from taking to the field as the Hammers looked to stun Manchester City. It wasn't to be this time but for a side in the FA Women's Super League for the first time this season, a runners-up spot in the season showcase is nothing to sniff at.