There’s only one Kelly Smith

There’s only one Kelly Smith

It was towards the back end of 2008 when I was working as a local journalist in my hometown of Watford, when a contact of mine posed the question, ‘Have you ever spoken with Kelly Smith, the footballer?’ Now, having seen some of the 2007 World Cup in...
Houghton sets out targets for 2017

Houghton sets out targets for 2017

Last year couldn’t have been sweeter for England and Manchester City captain, Steph Houghton, and with the European Championships on the horizon, 2017 could be even better.  Houghton led City to their first Women’s Super League and Continental Cup double last year,...
Norway role brings early positives for Sjögren

Norway role brings early positives for Sjögren

Two wins in two games against reigning Olympic silver medallists Sweden and World Cup bronze medallists England. Those are the results the newly appointed head coach of Norway’s women’s team, Martin Sjögren, can look back on after his first two games at the helm of...
Tyler Lussi: From the Ivy League to the Pacific Northwest

Tyler Lussi: From the Ivy League to the Pacific Northwest

“A Diamond in the Rough.” “A Hidden Gem.” Those two phrases are commonly used when referring to a player who is selected in a later round of an American professional sports draft, but has the potential to have a big impact on their new team. In the National Women’s...