Teigen Allen

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Teigen Allen
Teigen Allen playing against the USWNT.jpg
Allen playing against the United States in September 2012
Personal information
Full name Teigen Jacqueline Allen[1]
Date of birth (1994-02-12) 12 February 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Sydney FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Sydney FC 9[2] (0)
2012–2014 Western Sydney Wanderers 18[3] (1)
2014- WNY Flash 5 (0)
2014-2015 Sydney FC 0
National team
2008-2010 Australiau/17s
2009–2013 Australiau/20s
2010– Australia Matildas 37 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 June 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 July 2011

Teigen Jacqueline Allen (born 12 February 1994[4]) is an Australian football (soccer) player currently playing for Sydney FC [5]

On 2008 January 29 a young 13 year old Teigen Allen played her first international with the Australian under 17's against USA at North Harbour Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand[6]

On 6 October 2009 Teigen was selected for the Australian under-19s women's squad,[7] The Australians were knocked out after the group stages; however an impressive performance from Allen saw her become one of the key figures in the Australian under-16 team that won the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship later that year[8]

Allen competed in the 2009 AFC Women's Championship with the Young Matildas.[9] for the 2009 AFF U16 Women's Championship in Myanmar.

In 2010 Allen was named in the Matildas team to play in the 2010 AFC Women's Asian Cup, which the squad went on to win. Allen made her international Senior debut as a 15 year old in the opening game again Vietnam[10]

Germany Women's World cup in 2011, Teigen was one of the youngest players in the squad.[11]

2012 saw Teigen Allen continue cementing her place in the Matildas squad in their attempt to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics.The Australians finished third in the qualification tournament in Jinan, China, coming from behind to defeat South Korea[12]

In May 2014 Allen not only competed in AFC Women's Asian Cup and helped them to runners up position and qualifying for World Cup Canada 2015 she was reported in soccerways as "played in all the pool matches and is almost unstoppable so far and virtually flawless every minute she plays[13]...[14]

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Sydney F.C[edit]

2009-2012 Teigen Allen was only 15 years of age when she started playing for the professional Australian W league Sydney Fc[13][15]

Western Sydney Wanderers[edit]

2013-2014 Teigen Allen was a part of Australian football history when, along with Catherine Cannuli and Servet Uzunlar, the trio became the first women to ever sign multi-year contracts in the Westfield W-League.[16]

Western New York Flash[edit]

On 9 June 2014, Allen was acquired by the WNY Flash of the Women's National Soccer League in the United States.[17] WNY Flash defender Australian International Teigen Allen subbed in, marking her debut in the WNY Flash vs Seattle Reign on 22nd of June at Sahlen's Stadium.[18]

Sydney F.C[edit]

29th of August 2104,Allen signed with Sydney FC returning to her original home club, with two others Kyah Simon, Servet Uzunlar where all three will once again line up for the two time premiers after departing the Western Sydney Wanderers.[19]

Honours[edit]

With Awards:

  • 2009: Teigen Allen (Soccer) - Sydney Combined Press Sports person of the Year[20]

With Sydney FC:

  • Australia W-League Premiership: 2009
  • Australia W-League Championship: 2009
With Australia
  • AFC Women's Asian Cup Winners: 2010
  • AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship Winners:2009

See also[edit]

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