Arsenal hires England great Kelly Smith as assistant coach before WSL season: Arsenal great Kelly Smith will work with the offensive players for Arsenal Women after rejoining the team as assistant coach. EnoughInfo.com
Smith had a temporary contract with the Gunners throughout the second half of the previous season. Prior to the commencement of the upcoming WSL season, she has secured a permanent deal and will collaborate with the team’s offensive players.
Arsenal hires England great Kelly Smith as assistant coach before WSL season
“I grew up an Arsenal fan and was fortunate enough to play for the club for a number of years, so I’m delighted to be back in this capacity – it’s a dream come true for me to be back in this environment,” said Kelly to the official club media.
“I’m really excited to be working with the attacking players in the squad and I want to draw on my experience both at Arsenal and across the game to contribute to us achieving our goals together.”
Kelly played 156 games for Arsenal and scored 130 goals. Kelly played for Arsenal for three different stints throughout the course of her lengthy career, during which she won the Women’s Champions League, five FA Cups, and league titles.