Tameka Butt

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Tameka Butt
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Personal information
Date of birth (1991-06-16) 16 June 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Orange, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Brisbane Roar
Number 13
Youth career
Mudgeeraba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 QAS
2008– Brisbane Roar 73 (40)
2012 Boston Breakers 8 (3)
2013–2014 1. FFC Frankfurt 8 (3)
2014 Iga F.C. Kunoichi (loan)
National team
2007– Australia 42 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 July 2014

Tameka Butt (born 16 June 1991 in Orange, New South Wales)[1] is an Australian professional football (soccer) midfielder who plays for the Brisbane Roar in the Australian W-League. She previously played for the Boston Breakers in the WPSL Elite, German Frauen-Bundesliga club, 1. FFC Frankfurt and Japanese Nadeshiko League club Iga F.C. Kunoichi and has been a member of the Australian national team since 2007.

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Brisbane Roar (2008–present)[edit]

Butt has played for the Brisbane Roar since 2008 and:

- won the Westfield W-League Players Player of the Year Award for 2012/13

- won the Julie Dolan Medal (Westfield W-League Player of the Year) Award for 2013/14

- won the Brisbane Roar Goal of the Year Award for 2013/14

- was presented with Hat Trick Awards for 2009, 2011/12 and 2013/14 (a hat trick of hat tricks) [2]

Boston Breakers (2012)[edit]

Butt signed with the Boston Breakers in the Women's Premier Soccer League Elite (WPSL Elite), the top division of women's soccer in the United States at the time, for the 2012 season.[3]

FFC Frankfurt (2013–2014)[edit]

In January 2013, Butt signed for German Frauen-Bundesliga club 1. FFC Frankfurt.[4]

Iga F.C. Kunoichi (2014)[edit]

Butt was loaned by Brisbane Roar to Iga F.C. Kunoichi along with Elise Kellond-Knight in late May 2014, and returned to Brisbane Roar for the 7th W-League season.[5]

International[edit]

Butt has played for the Australia women's national football team since 2007. She served as captain of the Australian Under-20s National Team from 2007–2009 and was the captain of the squad that won the 2008 ASEAN Women's Cup Championship. She was a member of the 2007 AFC Women's Under-17 Asian Championship team as well as the 2008 AFC Under-20s Women's Asian Championship squad. She was also a member of the team that won the AFC Women's Asian Cup in 2010. During the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany, Butt played in two matches, with one start.[6]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Brisbane Roar

International[edit]

Australia
  • AFC Women's Asian Cup Winners: 2010

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile – Tameka Butt". Brisbane Roar FC. Retrieved 7 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Tameka Butt". Soccer Way. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tameka Butt agrees to terms with Boston Breakers, joins fellow Australian Kyah Simon". Equalizer Soccer. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  4. ^ Juchem, Marcus (1 February 2013). "Frankfurt holt Australierin Tameka Butt" (in German). WomenSoccer.de. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Tameka Butt and Elise Kellond-Knight sign with Japanese side Iga FC". The Women's Game. 29 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Tameka Butt". Boston Breakers. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 

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