Kelly Smith is the latest member of the Arsenal Ladies squad to be recognised for her services to women's football.

The England star was made an MBE in the Queen's Honours List and spoke exclusively to Arsenal TV Online shortly after the news was announced. Kelly discussed:

  • how she found out and what it means to her
  • the prospect of meeting The Queen
  • the influences on her career
  • being a role model for the women's game
  • fellow MBE Julie Fleeting
  • the future for women's football
  • her targets for next season

Subscribers can now watch this video clip on Arsenal TV Online.

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