|Full name||Cheryl Ann Salisbury|
|Date of birth||8 March 1974|
|Place of birth||Newcastle, Australia|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Centre Back|
|2003||New York Power||13||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 March 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).
She most recently played as a defender for the New York Power in the WUSA and for the Newcastle United Jets in the W-League. She went on to become coach of the Broadmeadow Magic team in the Northern NSW Herald Women's Premier League competition.
Salisbury was captain of the Australian female national team, the Matildas. She remains Australia's highest female international goalscorer of all time with 38 goals in representative fixtures. Salisbury became only the second Australian female to play 100 A-internationals, which she achieved during the 2004 Summer Olympics – in the 1–1 draw against USA. In 1999, Salisbury and 12 teammates posed for a nude calendar photoshoot to raise money for the national women's football team.
On 27 January 2009, she announced she would retire after the game against Italy at Parramatta Stadium. The game finished as a 2–2 draw, with Salisbury scoring a penalty. The veteran of 151 international appearances received a standing ovation as she was substituted with six minutes remaining.
- "Official Media Guide of Australia at the FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011" (PDF). Football Federation Australia. 8 July 2011. p. 54. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
- "Matilda Cheryl Says Goodbye - Australia News - Australian FourFourTwo - The Ultimate Football Website". Au.fourfourtwo.com. 31 January 2009. Retrieved 2012-08-21.
- FourFourTwo - Football Honours Its Past Greats
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