Alex Scott will join The Sun as a football columnist ahead of the Women’s World Cup.
The retired Lioness and Arsenal player – who has earned 140 caps for England – joins The Sun’s roster of stand out pundits, including Alan Shearer.
Trailblazer Alex, who already works as a broadcaster for the BBC and Sky Sports will join The Sun to deliver world-class football content across The Sun and its fantasy football offering, Dream Team.
Working with Dream Team, Alex will create a variety of inspiring content. Her first video series, named Hometown Glory, sees her take footballers – who are currently playing – back to their hometowns to see where their story began.
Alex will also appear on the cover of Fabulous on June 9th, as part of a women in sport special edition.
Alex Scott said: “The Sun is renowned for its stand-out football coverage, and I’m proud to be joining such a talented team. Millions of football fans are kept up to date with the latest news from behind the scenes with The Sun: it’s an honour to be able to share my story and those of others within the game.”
Shaun Custis, Head of Sport at The Sun, said: “We’re thrilled Alex is joining our top team for what promises to be a fantastic footballing summer.”
Will Martin, Head of Sport Marketing at The Sun said: “Alex is a massive signing for us and she arrives at a great time. The Sun are committed to championing Women in Football and Alex is the perfect person to help us lead this. It’s also a very exciting time for Women’s Football with the upcoming World Cup in France, and across our brands we’ll be doing more and more to get behind the game. I’m excited to see what we can all achieve. Alex is already leading the field in her work across football and we’re all thrilled to have her on board.”
Other Women’s World Cup activity at The Sun:
The Sun will run a series of features from in the paper and cover the World Cup in full as the Lionesses aim for glory
Dream Team are partnering with The Female Lead to create a series of videos shining a light on inspiring women in football
Samantha Miller will be The Sun’s ‘fan on the ground’ with takeovers of its social channels