Author Archives: Lewis Wright

The Best FIFA Football Awards 2016: More to it than just Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo might have topped an unprecedented year by becoming The Best FIFA Men’s Player of 2016, but there were seven other awards also handed out at the ceremony which have gone largely unnoticed as the Real Madrid and Portugal star took the headlines once again. The Best FIFA Men’s Player: Cristiano Ronaldo Astonishingly, potentially […]

The end of an era: England and Arsenal star Kelly Smith retires from football

England’s record goal scorer Kelly Smith has retired from football at the age of 38, having scored 46 goals for the national side and many more for one of her six former clubs Arsenal Ladies. In joining America outfit New Jersey in 1999, Smith became the first female professional footballer in Britain, a status that many […]