Blues beat Villa in final pre-season friendly

With 20 minutes to go, fans got the opportunity to get a first look at new signing Aniek Nouwen, when Emma Hayes brought the Dutch defender, and a host of other Blues, into the action.

Hayes and her squad will now prepare for our Barclays FA Women’s Super League opener against Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday 5 September.

Chelsea (4-2-3-1) Berger (Musovic 69); Carter, Bright (Nouwen 69), Eriksson, Charles (Fox 69); Ji (Spence 69), Leupolz (Ingle 69); Cuthbert (Fleming 69), Harder (Kirby 69), Reiten (Andersson 69); England (Kerr 69)

Unused subs Telford

Scorers England 23