The Guardian is pleased to announce the appointment of international footballer Eni Aluko as a new sport columnist.
Aluko, who has made 102 appearances for England, joined Serie A side Juventus from Chelsea this summer. While at Chelsea, she won two league titles and two FA Cups and was named player of the year in 2015. She has also played for Birmingham, Charlton and for three clubs in the US.
She was widely praised for her World Cup analysis on ITV this summer, and made history as the first female pundit on Match of the Day in 2014.
Aluko will appear in The Guardian every Thursday on web and Friday in print. The Guardian was named sports newspaper of the year and website of the year at the 2018 Sports Journalists’ Association awards. The site was described as “the gold standard in online coverage of sport”.
Eni Aluko said:
“I am really pleased