Alan Smith Net Worth, Football Career, Awards and Rumors

14th Jun. 2017, 21:38 pm
Alan Smith Net Worth, Football Career, Awards and Rumors
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  • Birth Name: Alan Smith
  • Date of Birth: Oct 28, 1980
  • Nationality: British/English
  • Net Worth: $3 million
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The English professional football played Alan Smith net worth increased with him signing some very notable teams like Manchester United and Liverpool.


The 36 years old English footballer Alan Smith net worth was determined by signing million dollars contract with notable teams like Manchester United and an emerging team MK Dons. Before that, he has played for Leeds United for 6 years where he won ‘The Supporters Player of the Year’ award for two times in a row.

Birth and Early Days

Alan Smith was born on October 28 1980 in Rothwell, West Yorkshire, England in the United Kingdoms. Smith is English and belongs to white ethnicity. He attended Rodillian School while he grew up in Rothwell.

Smith started playing football professionally from the age of 18. He used to play on behalf of the Leeds United club. Alan Smith was a substitute in his debut game against Liverpool. Nevertheless, he contributed by making a significant goal in the game. This was the time Alan Smith net worth was predicted to rise as his contribution grabbed attention of sports officials. Consequently, he got into English Football season in 1998-99.

Professional Career

Alan Smith net worth increased as he got into the national Football team of England. The success was the result of his performance for Leeds in 2001 UEFA championship. In the year 2004, Smith received a red card in a Euro 2004 Qualifier where Leeds played against Macedonia.

Smith played with Leeds for 6 years. Later, he left the Leeds for his career advancement and joined ‘Manchester United’. Smith signed a 7 million euros contract with United while his Leeds fans got upset about him leaving the club.

Smith scored a goal against the big team Arsenal during his debut match with United in 2004. However, Arsenal won over United ending the game with the score of 3-1. Soon after, Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson trained Alan Smith for the position of midfielder. No matter how much effort they put in, Smith could not perform well as a midfielder. As a consequence, Manchester United fans criticized him for his failure.

A couple of years later, Smith endured the worst injury any footballer could go through. During the match against Liverpool in 2006, Smith broke his ankle winning him a free kick. However, this injury led him to stop his football career and practice for several months.

Smith appeared for the last time in Manchester United in the year 2007, during which the team honored him with a special medal. The team appreciated Smith’s persistent contribution to the Manchester United team. Moreover, they wore ‘For You Smudge’ t-shirt to appreciate Smith’s contribution in the victory against ‘Wigan Angelic’ despite Smith’s injury.

After bidding farewell from the big team Manchester United, he joined Newcastle United in 2007. He signed the contract of 6 million Euros for 5 years with Newcastle. Alan Smith net worth kept on rising with him signing million euros contracts. It was Alan Smith who had scored the only goal for Newcastle against Sampdoria in the first match under this contract. The goal led the team to victory of 1-0 against Sampdoria.

Even though Smith was a dedicated football player, he had bad time during the year 2011. His poor performance in the games against Manchester and Blackpool resulted in him being replaced. The management decided to replace Smith with Cheick Tiote as midfielder. Also, Newcastle management asked Smith to leave the team in 2011. So, he joined a new football club named ‘Milton Keynes Dons F.C.’ in 2012. Alan Smith net worth underwent fluctuation during the time the Newcastle management stopped trusting his abilities.

Nevertheless, playing for MK Dons, Smith kept on his passion and persistence leading the team to victory against Sheffield United scoring the only goal needed to win. He served MK Dons for a couple of year before leaving the team on May, 2012.

Later, Alan Smith net worth as a football player diminished as he left playing and started coaching football teams. Smith signed contract with Notts County as football coach right after his contract with MK Dons ended.

Awards and Achievements

Alan Smith net worth was sure to rise along with his career as a professional football player. However, his awards and achievements also add up to his value. Smith received ‘The Supporters Player of the Year’ award twice in the years 2003 and 2004. It was during the time he was playing on behalf of Leeds United. Smith had broken the record of the club by winning the same award in two successive years. In addition, he also received the most sought Premiership medal for his dedication towards the team.

Relationships, Rumors and Wife

Alan Smith is not only famous for his sports skill, but also due to number of rumors. He underwent rumor for having affair with tons of beautiful ladies. He underwent a series of relationships which comes in a long list. The handsome player had some charm to attract some of the most beautiful actresses like Lauren Frain, Amy Nuttall, Venessa Nimmo, Gemma Aktinson and so on. However, in 2015 Smith married Kristina McMillan, an X Factor dancer, for four months only. The reason behind the marriage lasting only for a very short duration of the time was Smith cheating on his wife with businesswoman Sarah Cox. Talking about the relationship status of Alan Smith now, he is currently single.

Net Worth and Philanthropy

Alan Smith net worth rose by signing contract with big teams. Even though it is not clearly mentioned, his net worth is estimated to be over $3 million GBP. The player is not only skillful, but also has good heart. He has his hands on charity events, Fashion Kicks Charity event.

The hardworking and determined player has gathered enough of fame and wealth in his professional career. He is also active in social sites like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Moreover, his fame has rose to the width that a number of sites including Wikipedia gives a detailed information about Alan Smith.

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