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 […]

Africa Cup of Nations 2017: how AFCON 2017 could shape the Premier League Table

With the January transfer window now well underway, it could be the league’s absences rather than its additions which have the greatest impact on the Premier League table come February. The biennial African Cup of Nations tournament kicks off on 14 January, and, with the final not taking place until 5 February, some of the […]