Karen Carney column: I’m excited by other challenges in retirement

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Former Chelsea and England midfielder Karen Carney, who retired after helping the Lionesses reach the World Cup semi-finals this summer, will be writing columns for the BBC Sport website, working on Radio 5 Live and featuring on BBC TV this season.I gave so much to the sport and now I just want some time for me.It’s worrying when you come out of professional sport. It’s all you’ve ever known and all you’ve ever done. You have to get used to not going into the training ground and being peppered by people every single minute of every single day. It’s quite daunting. But I’m enjoying the space and in the next few years I’d like to set up my own business in management consultancy. I have a degree in sports science and a masters in psychology. I want to link that all into the business world. I’m enjoying the media work too but I want to venture out and do something of my own in the near future. I might have been so busy I haven’t had time to reflect on my retirement but I actually think I’m over it. There have been a few times this week when I have been out running and it’s hit me. I miss the game, the big games. I thought ‘I haven’t achieved what I wanted to achieve’ but then I got home and my knees hurt – I was over it! I just didn’t have the motivation to keep going any more. I’m excited by other challenges. Th

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