Sally Shipard

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Sally Shipard
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Personal information
Full name Sally Jean Shipard
Date of birth (1987-10-20) 20 October 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Tumut, Australia
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Youth career
Wagga PCYC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2014 Canberra United 30 (4)
2012 Bayer Leverkusen (loan) 10 (0)
Total 40 (4)
National team
2004–2006 Australia U-20 17 (4)
2004–2011 Australia 59 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Sally Jean Shipard (born 20 October 1987) is a retired Australian international football (soccer) midfielder who played for Canberra United in the Australian W-League from 2009–2014 and for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the German Bundesliga during the 2012 off-season.


Shipard grew up in Wagga Wagga and played her junior football with Wagga PCYC.[1] Sally, also known as Sal Bones, played from 2009 for the Canberra United in the W-League. In February 2012 she moved to the German Bundesliga, signing for last placed Bayer 04 Leverkusen until the end of the season.[2]

She was a member of the Australian national team competing in the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup and the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. She captained the Australian U-20 national team.

Shipard retired from football in April 2014, due to injuries.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 19 October 2005 Patriots Stadium, El Paso, United States  Mexico 2–0 2–0 Friendly
2 18 July 2006 Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide, Australia  Myanmar 1–0 2–0 2006 AFC Women's Asian Cup
3 17 October 2010 Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon, South Korea  Mexico 3–0 3–1 2010 Peace Queen Cup
4 20 June 2011 Jahnstadion, Göttingen, Germany  Mexico 2–2 3–2 Friendly



Canberra United





  1. ^ Shipard, Sally (2007). "Sally Shipard's weekly article". Football in the Capital. Retrieved 2007-09-17. 
  2. ^ Leverkusen sign Sally Shipard.
  3. ^ "Matildas star Sally Shipard retires". Football Federation Australia. 22 April 2014. 

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