Melissa Maizels

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Melissa Maizels
Personal information
Full name Melissa Ashleigh Maizels
Date of birth (1993-05-10) 10 May 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Melbourne, Australia
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Perth Glory
Number 18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Melbourne Victory 0 (0)
2014–2016 Canberra United 4 (0)
2016– Perth Glory 18 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 February 2018.

Melissa Maizels (born 10 May 1993) is an Australian football (soccer) goalkeeper who currently plays for Australian W-League team Perth Glory She previously played for Melbourne Victory, and Canberra United.[1]

Early life[edit]

Maizels began playing soccer at the age of nine.[2] She represented Victoria four times for futsal and soccer and competed in national tournaments at the Australian Institute of Sport as well as in Canberra and Perth.[2] In 2009, she helped the futsal team make the grand final.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Canberra United, 2014–2016[edit]

In July 2014, Maizels signed with Canberra United.[3] She made her debut for the club during a match against Adelaide United after the team's starting goalkeeper Chantel Jones was injured.[4][5][6]

Honors and awards[edit]

with Canberra United
with Melbourne Victory
  • W-League runner-up: 2012–13, 2013–14


  1. ^ "Player profile – Melissa Maizels". Melbourne Victory FC. Retrieved 26 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Melissa Maizels". Soccer Pups. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Canberra United sign Chantel Jones, goalkeepers on the move". The Women's Game. 24 July 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Canberra United's title hopes in freefall after Adelaide United stunner". Canberra Times. 19 October 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Canberra show signs of improvement in win over Western Sydney". JRG Ventures. 29 November 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "Wanderers repeat history against Canberra". Western Sydney Wanderers. 28 November 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2016. 

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