Anna Green (footballer)

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Anna Green
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Personal information
Full name Anna Green[1]
Date of birth (1990-08-20) 20 August 1990 (age 29)[1]
Place of birth Stockport, England[2]
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Capital Football
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Three Kings United
Eastern Suburbs A.F.C
2011 Adelaide United F.C 10 (0)
2012–2013 F.C Lokomotive Leipzig 31 (3)
2013–2014 Sydney F.C 2 (0)
2014–2015 Notts County F.C 1 (0)
2016 Mallbackens 21 (1)
2017–2018 Reading 11 (0)
2018– Capital Football
National team
2008–2010 New Zealand U-20 13 (0)
2006– New Zealand 72[3] (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 March 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 April 2019
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Anna Green (born 20 August 1990), is an association footballer who plays for Capital Football and represents New Zealand at international level.[4] She has also played for Three Kings United (ASB League), Adelaide United F.C and Sydney F.C (W-League) and F.C Lokomotive Leipzig[5] (Bundesliga).

In January 2014 Green agreed a transfer to Notts County of the FA WSL. Under the terms of the deal she would join the English club after finishing the Australian season with Sydney F.C and taking part in the Cyprus Cup.[6] After seeing out her contract with Reading, Green decided to return to New Zealand and play part-time in the National Women's League while working as an accountant.[7]

International career[edit]

Green made her international debut as a substitute in a 0-3 loss to China on 14 November 2006.[8] She was included in the New Zealand squad for the 2008 Summer Olympics, featuring in the losses to Norway (0-1) and Brazil (0-4).[9]

Green travelled with the New Zealand U-20 squad to the 2008 Women's U-20 World Cup finals in Chile, again featuring in two of New Zealand's group games.[10] In 2010, she represented New Zealand at the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Germany, appearing in all three group games.[11] She was also part of the squad at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "List of Players - 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
  2. ^ Profile Archived 21 June 2015 at the Wayback Machine at NZF
  3. ^ "Profile". Retrieved 28 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Caps 'n' Goals, New Zealand Women's national representatives". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 11 June 2009.
  5. ^ Germany will be the next stop for city's Green. Manawatu Standard
  6. ^ "Second Kiwi Signs For Notts County". She Kicks. 16 January 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2014.
  7. ^ Hyslop, Liam (21 September 2018). "Football Fern Anna Green walks away from professional football". Retrieved 20 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Line-ups, 2006-". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 23 November 2008.
  9. ^ "Olympic Football Squads Named". New Zealand Olympic Committee. 4 July 2008. Archived from the original on 5 July 2008. Retrieved 4 July 2008.
  10. ^ "New Zealand (NZL)". FIFA. Archived from the original on 25 October 2008. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  11. ^ "FIFA Under 20 Women's World Cup, Germany 2010 – Team – New Zealand". FIFA. Retrieved 17 October 2010.

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