England great Kelly Smith retires

11 January 2017 01:54

England women's record goalscorer Kelly Smith has announced her retirement from football.

Arsenal Ladies striker Smith, who scored 46 goals in 117 caps for England, announced the news on her website and said that she would be taking up a coaching role at the club.

She said: " My deepest thanks to everyone at Arsenal Football Club for making it possible for me to pursue my childhood dream - representing the club I grew up supporting.

"I am so proud to have been part of the Arsenal family for so many years, and prouder still to have contributed to its many successes and much silverware."

Source: PA

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