Racheal Quigley

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Racheal Quigley
Personal information
Full name Racheal Nicole Quigley
Date of birth (1991-01-16) 16 January 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Adelaide, Australia
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Adelaide United
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Ingle Farm Junior Soccer Club
Para Hills Knights
Fulham United
2008–2013 Adelaide United 47 (11)
2013 Kansas City Shock 3 (0)
2013–2014 Adelaide United 11 (1)
2014–2015 Boroondara Eagles 16 (12)
2014–2015 Melbourne Victory 11 (8)
2015 Bulleen Lions 2 (1)
2015 Melbourne City 1 (0)
2016 Hwacheon KSPO 21 (12)
2016– Adelaide United 8 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 February 2017.

Racheal Nicole Quigley (born 16 January 1991) is an Australian football (soccer) player who plays for Adelaide United in the W-League.

Club career[edit]

Adelaide United[edit]

After an impressive second season with Adelaide which saw Quigley score 5 goals in 10 games she was named Adelaide United's 2009–10 W-League Most Valuable Player.[1]

Quigley scored the goal of the year in the 2011–2012 season of the Australian W-League with an over head scissor kick.[2]

Kansas City Shock[edit]

Quigley was an inaugural player for the 2013 season of Kansas City Shock in the WPSL.[3]

Boroondara Eagles[edit]

Quigley joined Boroondara Eagles in the Victorian Women's Premier League for the 2014 winter season alongside teammate Alexandra Gummer.[4] She made her debut in the first round of the season, drawing with Bundoora United 0–0.[5] She scored her debut goal in a 4–2 loss to South Melbourne[6] and a week later scored a hat-trick to give Boroondara Eagles their first win of the season, defeating Ashburton 4–1.[7]

Melbourne Victory[edit]

Quigley joined Melbourne Victory ahead of the 2014 season.[8]

Bulleen Lions[edit]

In March 2015, Quigley joined Bulleen Lions in the Victorian Women's Premier League.[9] They were runners-up in the women's statewide knockout cup, with Quigley scoring in the 5–3 loss to Boroondara Eagles in the final.[10]

Melbourne City[edit]

Quigley made a guest appearance for Melbourne City on 25 October 2015, helping Melbourne City beat Melbourne Victory 2–1 in the Melbourne Derby.[11][12][13]

Hwacheon KSPO[edit]

In February 2016, Quigley joined Hwacheon KSPO in the South Korean WK League after an agent saw football footage of her on YouTube.[14] In her debut game she started on the bench and came on in the second half to score the winning goal, giving Hwacheon KSPO a 2–1 victory against Suwon FMC.[15][16]

Return to Adelaide United[edit]

On 20 September 2016, Quigley confirmed during an interview with The Women's Game that she will be returning to Australia to play for Adelaide United in the 2016–17 season.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Galekovic cleans up at Awards Night". Adelaide United. 19 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Racheal Quigley wins WWL Goal of the Year Award". Football Federation SA. 11 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Hartman, Nick (4 March 2013). "The Kansas City Shock Sign Fifth Player". KC Sports Journalism. 
  4. ^ Ellicott, Sean (27 March 2014). "Gummer hoping to soar with Eagles". The Corner Flag. 
  5. ^ Ng, Tomasz (2 April 2014). "WPL Round 1 Team of the Week". The Corner Flag. 
  6. ^ Lim, Jordan (5 April 2014). "Late goals perch Eagles". The Corner Flag. 
  7. ^ Turner, Jason (14 April 2014). "Quigley fires Eagles to maiden win". Football Federation Victoria. 
  8. ^ Lim, Jordan (3 September 2014). "Victory re-sign De Vanna". The Corner Flag. 
  9. ^ Lim, Jordan (31 March 2015). "Quigley becomes a Lioness". The Corner Flag. 
  10. ^ "Boroondara Eagles soar from State Leagues to top of the heap with Cup final win over FC Bulleen Lions". Progress Leader. The Herald and Weekly Times. 3 August 2015. 
  11. ^ "W-League: Melbourne City FC 2-1 Melbourne Victory". Melbourne City. 25 October 2015. 
  12. ^ Gojszyk, Mark (25 October 2015). "City triumphs in first ever W-League Melbourne Derby". The Corner Flag. 
  13. ^ Lim, Jordan (30 October 2015). "Preview: Seven's heaven for returning City superstars". The Corner Flag. 
  14. ^ Downes, Cheryl; Odong, Ann (13 April 2016). "Korea calling". The Women's Game. 
  15. ^ "Korea Republic WK League Match Results 14th March 2016". Women's Soccer United. 14 March 2016. 
  16. ^ Kaiser, Hal (18 March 2016). "WK-League Round One Recap". Keeper Notes. 
  17. ^ Downes, Cheryl (20 September 2016). "Racheal Quigley lights up Korea and confirms return to Adelaide United". The Women's Game.