Emily van Egmond
van Egmond playing for Western Sydney Wanderers in 2013
|Full name||Emily Louise van Egmond|
|Date of birth||12 July 1993|
|Place of birth||Sydney, Australia|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 1⁄2 in)|
|2008||Northern NSW Pride|
|2012||Western New York Flash|
|2013||Seattle Reign FC||6||(0)|
|2013–2014||Western Sydney Wanderers||12||(2)|
|2014||Chicago Red Stars||10||(2)|
|2015–2016||1. FFC Frankfurt||17||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 August 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 August 2016
Emily Louise van Egmond is an Australian international footballer currently playing as a midfielder for German club VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga and for the Australia women's national football team. She previously played for German side 1. FFC Frankfurt in the Bundesliga, Danish side Fortuna Hjørring in the Elitedivisionen, Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL as well as Newcastle Jets, Canberra United, and Western Sydney Wanderers in Australia's W-League.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Club career
- 3 International career
- 4 Career statistics
- 5 Honours
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Canberra United (2009–2011)
Van Egmond played for Canberra United from 2009 through 2011. During the 2009 season, she made six appearances for the club and scored one goal. During the 2010/11 season, she played in seven matches and scored one goal.
Fortuna Hjørring (2011–2012)
Van Egmond played for Fortuna Hjørring during the 2011-12 UEFA Women's Champions League after being scouted by the team at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. She made one appearance for the club during a match against BSC YB Frauen.
Newcastle Jets (2011–2013)
Western New York Flash (2012)
During the summer of 2012, van Egmond played for the Western New York Flash in the Women's Premier Soccer League Elite, the top division women's soccer league at the time. The team clinched the league championship. During the championship final, the Flash defeated the Chicago Red Stars 4–3 on penalties. Van Egmond scored on the fourth penalty for the Flash giving them a 3–2 lead. The Red Stars missed their fourth penalty and the championship title was sealed by Angela Salem's successful fifth penalty.
Seattle Reign FC (2013)
On 12 July 2013, American side Seattle Reign FC signed van Egmond for the remainder of the inaugural season of the National Women's Soccer League. She made her debut for the club during a match against the Washington Spirit in which the Reign won 2–1. Van Egmond made six appearances for the Reign including four starts, tallying 296 minutes on the pitch.
Western Sydney Wanderers (2013–2014)
Chicago Red Stars (2014)
Newcastle Jets (2014–2015)
Van Egmond represented the Young Matildas at under-20 level In January 2010, she was called up to the Australia women's national association football team for a two-match series against Italy, but was unable to play in either match due to an ankle injury. She made her senior debut as a late substitute in a match against DPR Korea on 3 March 2010. During the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany seventeen-year-old van Egmond scored to launch Australia to a 2–1 lead over Equatorial Guinea, and helped the squad win 3–2.
Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first
- "List of Players – 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 18 September 2011.
- 2015 World Cup
- "The WNY Flash's Resident Aussie: Emily van Egmond". Western New York Flash. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
- ESPN Soccernet
- "Emily Van Egmond". Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 6 September 2013.[permanent dead link]
- "Special KK". The Women's Game. Retrieved 6 September 2013.
- "Emily van Egmond". Soccerway. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
- "Emily's goal of the year". Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
- "Aussies Abroad – Van Egmond wins WPSL". Football Federation of Australia. Retrieved 12 July 2013.[permanent dead link]
- "Reign FC Sign Emily Van Egmond". Our Sports Central. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
- "REIGN FC DEFEAT SPIRIT 2–1 ON FOX SOCCER". NWSL Soccer. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
- "Matildas vice-captain signs with Wanderers". Football Federation Australia. 10 October 2013.
- "RED STARS SIGN AUSTRALIAN CO-CAPTAIN EMILY VAN EGMOND". NWSL. 8 May 2014. Archived from the original on 7 September 2014.
- "Four Players Selected Off NWSL Waiver Wire". National Women's Soccer League. 15 September 2014. Archived from the original on 20 December 2014.
The following players were not selected off of waivers ... Emily Van Egmond
- "Emily Van Egmond and Amber Neilson return, as leaders leave Newcastle Jets". The Women's Game. 31 July 2014.
- "Wolfsburg holt van Egmond aus Frankfurt" [Wolfsburg brings van Egmond from Frankfurt]. Die Zeit (in German). 23 August 2016.
- Young Matildas (U20) Internationals for 2008
- Emily van Egmond joins Jets' Matildas
- Injury ruins van Egmond's big chance
- Westfield Matildas down DPR Korea in thriller