Kerr playing for Australia in 2012
|Full name||Samantha May Kerr|
|Date of birth||10 September 1993|
|Place of birth||Fremantle, Australia|
|Height||1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Playing position||Right wing|
|Sky Blue FC|
|2013||Western New York Flash||21||(6)|
|2014||Western New York Flash||20||(9)|
|2015||Sky Blue FC||10||(7)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 July 2015.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Playing career
- 3 Media appearances
- 4 Career statistics
- 5 Honours
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Kerr was born in Fremantle, Western Australia, she is the sister of Australian rules footballer Daniel Kerr, and the daughter of Roger Kerr, who played for East Fremantle in the West Australian Football League (WAFL). Her paternal grandfather is English and her paternal grandmother is Indian.
Kerr's exciting brand of football saw her voted as the Players' Player at the 2009 W-League Awards as well as picking up the Goal of the Year for her long range effort against Sydney FC in round 8.
Western New York Flash
In 2013, Kerr signed with the Western New York Flash for the inaugural season of the National Women's Soccer League. After the 2014 season, the Flash traded Kerr to Sky Blue FC for Eliabeth Eddy and a first-round pick--fourth overall--in the 2015 NWSL College Draft. That pick became Sam Mewis.
Return to Perth Glory
Sky Blue FC
On 24 April 2010, Kerr was in the squad for the Australia national women's football team to play in the AFC Women's Asian Cup in May 2010, Chengdu, China. She scored her team's only goal in the final against Korea DPR.
Television and film
|Aussies Abroad: The Matildas (ESPN) retrieved 12/18/2013|
In 2013, Kerr was featured in an hour-long episode of ESPN's Aussies Abroad entitled, The Matildas, which profiled four Australian national team players (Kerr, Lisa De Vanna, Kyah Simon, and Caitlin Foord) and their experience playing internationally.
Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first.
|1||21 May 2010||Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu, China||South Korea||3–0||3–1||2010 AFC Women's Asian Cup|
|2||30 May 2010||Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu, China||North Korea||1–0||1–1||2010 AFC Women's Asian Cup|
|3||28 October 2010||Volkswagen Arena, Wolfsburg, Germany||Germany||1–0||1–2||Friendly|
|4||7 March 2014||GSP Stadium, Nicosia, Cyprus||France||1–3||2–3||2014 Cyprus Cup|
|5||12 March 2014||Paralimni Stadium, Paralimni, Cyprus||Italy||1–0||5–2||2014 Cyprus Cup|
|6||21 May 2015||Jubilee Oval, Sydney, Australia||Vietnam||5–0||11–0||Friendly|
- FFA Female U20 Footballer of the Year: 2010, 2014
- "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
- Glen Foreman (13 November 2008). "Samantha Kerr proves sporting talent runs in the family". PerthNow. Retrieved 18 February 2009.
- Stuart McLea (4 February 2009). "Kerr name in new ball game". Community Newspapers. Retrieved 18 February 2009.
- "Sam the new star in Kerr family". Perth Glory. 3 March 2009. Retrieved 19 February 2009.
- "What Makes Him Run". The Age. 14 April 2007. Retrieved 10 July 2013.
- Football Federation Australia (7 December 2009). "Westfield W-League Awards". Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 15 February 2010.
- "Player profile – Samantha Kerr". Perth Glory. Retrieved 18 February 2009.
- "Butt, Kerr, De Vanna heading overseas". The Women's Game. Retrieved 6 April 2013.
- "Perth Glory announce signing of six Matildas". The Women's Game. 6 August 2014.
- "Sky Blue FC Waives LaBonta, Morris to make room for Foord, Kerr". skybluefc.com. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
- "Sky Blue FC signs Australians Kerr, Foord". Equalizer Soccer. 23 February 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
- Merryn Sherwood (9 February 2009). "Matildas need time to rebuild". Canberra Times. Retrieved 18 February 2009.
- Football Federation Australia (11 February 2010). "Westfield Matildas Squad for tour of New Zealand". Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 15 February 2010.
- FourFourTwo Australia (2010-04-24). "Matildas Squad For Asian Cup". FourFourTwo Australia. Retrieved 2010-04-24.
- "The Matildas". ESPN. Retrieved 24 October 2013.
- "Aussies Abroad: The Matildas". YouTube.com. ESPN. 23 October 2013. Retrieved 24 October 2013.
- Treharne, Trevor (31 May 2011). "Matildas Grace FFT Cover". FourFourTwo. Retrieved 24 October 2013.
- Samantha Kerr – FIFA competition record
- Sydney FC player profile
- Western New York Flash player profile
- Samantha Kerr on Twitter