One of the most popular features on Arsenal TV is the 'Spotlight' series. These wide-ranging interviews give Arsenal's fans a chance to get to know the players they cheer on week-in, week-out.

For the first time in this series, one of the stars of the Arsenal Ladies team goes under the 'Spotlight'. Emma Byrne has won every honour in the women's game during her time with the Gunners and is on course to complete a domestic treble this season.

In this exclusive interview, Emma discusses:

  • how she was 'forced' to be a goalkeeper
  • her first steps in football
  • what she likes about being a keeper
  • her one superstition
  • representing the Irish national team
  • how her move to Arsenal came about
  • the downside of playing for a successful side
  • the 2006/07 quadruple
  • why Arsenal Ladies are so dominant
  • why she turned down the US League
  • the imminent departure of Vic Akers
  • her coaching ambitions

Subscribers can watch this video now.

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