Alex is a former Arsenal Captain and is a well-regarded presenter and pundit. Signed to Arsenal at age 8 she went on to help the club achieve a domestic double of the FA Women’s Cup and the FA Women’s Premier League and was a key figure in the historic quadruple season for Arsenal in which they won all their trophy competitions. She represented Great Britain in the Olympics before retiring from international football as the second most capped England player with 140 appearances in 2017.
Alex has developed a successful broadcasting career since retiring and quickly became renown for her insights into the game and sharp punditry skills. Alex is a member of BBC Sport’s football broadcasting team and joins Sky Sports for both domestic and international fixtures. She made history as the first female Sky Pundit on a Sky Sports’ Super Sunday and as the first female to commentate for the BBC for a Men’s World Cup. In 2020 Alex joined CBS for the US coverage of the Champions League.
Alex has both hosted and been a part of some of the biggest entertainment shows in the country including Bear Grylls: Mission Survivor and Strictly Come Dancing. She has also become a regular guest presenter for The One Show and co-presented Sports Relief and Children in Need and joined the hosting team of the years’ Sports Personality of the Year.
She is heavily involved in charitable projects, working with Premier League Communities and launching the Sky Ocean Rescue and Premier League Plastic Pollution Challenge. She opened The Alex Scott Academy in 2012 in partnership with Kingston College and Puma.