|Full name||Sarah Walsh|
|Date of birth||11 January 1983|
|Place of birth||Camden, New South Wales, Australia|
|Height||1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)|
|–2008||NSW Institute of Sport|
|2009||Sky Blue FC||5||(1)|
|2009||Saint Louis Athletica||6||(0)|
|2012–2013||Western Sydney Wanderers||12||(3)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 October 2013.
Sarah Walsh (born 11 January 1983, in Camden, New South Wales) is a retired Australian football (soccer) player who most recently captained Western Sydney Wanderers FC in Australia's W-League. She is a former member of the Australia women's national association football team.
Women's Professional Soccer, 2009
Walsh was selected in the first round of the Women's Professional Soccer league's international draft in 2009 by Sky Blue FC. On 26 June 2009, Walsh was dealt to the Saint Louis Athletica. She had played in 5 games, 4 of them being starts (351 minutes) before being traded. She also added a goal and an assist for Sky Blue FC.
Western Sydney Wanderers FC, 2012–13
In October 2012 it was announced that Walsh had signed for Western Sydney Wanderers FC in the Westfield W-League in Australia for the 2012-13 season. She was promptly elected Captain by the team members.
On 30 August 2012, Walsh announced her international retirement and stated that her last game would be an upcoming friendly match against the United States on 19 September 2012. After scoring a goal in the friendly, Walsh ended her international career when she was substituted out in the 54th minute.
Walsh is a representative of the Professional Footballers Association's Matildas Delegates’ Committee alongside Melissa Barbieri, Lauren Colthorpe, Heather Garriock and Kate McShea. On 20 January 2010, the Committee and Football Federation Australia announced a new pay deal for the Matildas to take them through to the 2010 AFC Women's Asian Cup football.
In popular culture
Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first.
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- "Athletica missing key players in televised game". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 18 July 2009. Retrieved 29 September 2009.
- TWG (4 October 2012). "Wanderers Women Revealed". The Women's Game. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- "Westfield W-League: Rnd 1 Squad Announced v Adelaide United". Football Federation Australia. 18 October 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-18.
- Staff Writer (30 August 2012). "Sarah Walsh retires from international football". Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 2012-09-18.
- Staff Writer (20 January 2010). "New Pay Deal Agreed For Matildas". FourFourTwo Australia. Retrieved 2010-02-16.
- Snarker, Dorothy (3 July 2012). "Megan Rapinoe comes out, officially, to OUT". After Ellen. Retrieved 2012-07-07.
- "Kyah: Now I've Got Your Attention...". Four Four Two. Retrieved 3 May 2013.
- Sarah Walsh – FIFA competition record
- Australia Football player profile
- Sydney FC player profile
- Saint Louis Athletica player profile
- Institute of Sport player profile
|Western Sydney Wanderers captain