Elise Kellond-Knight

Elise Kellond-Knight (born 10 August 1990) is an Australian international football player, who plays for Washington Spirit in the National Women's Soccer League and the Australian national team.

Elise Kellond-Knight
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Kellond-Knight playing for the Australia at the 2017 Algarve Cup
Personal information
Date of birth 10 August 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Southport, Australia
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Washington Spirit
Number 28
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2015 Brisbane Roar 68 (8)
2011–2012 Fortuna Hjørring
2014Iga F.C. Kunoichi (loan)
2015–2017 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam 50 (4)
2018 Hammarby 20 (0)
2018– Melbourne City 11 (2)
2019 Reign FC 3 (0)
2019– Washington Spirit 0 (0)
National team
2007–2009 Australia U-20 13 (0)
2007– Australia 109 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 July 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 June 2019

Club career

At the annual Westfield W-League awards dinner in 2009, Kellond-Knight was jointly awarded the Young Player of the Year Award with Canberra United's Ellyse Perry.[2]

After leaving 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam at the end of 2017, Kellond-Knight was hoping to join the Reign FC in the NWSL, however a discovery claim by the North Carolina Courage prevented her from joining the Reign.[3]

In April 2018, she signed a short term deal with Hammarby in the Damallsvenskan. In June she extended her contract through the end of the season.[4]

Kellond-Knight signed with Melbourne City for the 2018–19 W-League season.[5]

Reign FC announced on September 24, 2018 that Kellond-Knight had signed with then for the 2019 NWSL season.[6]

On July 15, 2019, Kellond-Knight was traded to Washington Spirit in exchange for Sammy Jo Prudhomme.[7]

International career

For her performances at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, she was named as part of both tournament's All Star Teams.[8]

On October 9, 2018 Kellond-Knight earned her 100th cap for Australia in a friendly against England, which ended in a 1-1 draw.[9] At the 2019 Women's World Cup, she scored a goal directly from a corner kick in the Round of 16 match against Norway.[10]

Career statistics

International goals

Honours

Club

Brisbane Roar
2015-09-13 1.FFC Frankfurt vs 1.FFC Turbine Potsdam Elise Kellond-Knight 006
Kellond-Knight playing for Turbine Potsdam in 2015

International

Australia

Individual

See also

References

  1. ^ 2015 World Cup
  2. ^ McIntosh, Ashleigh. "Kellond-Knight eyes new challenge". Football Federation Australia, 4 November 2010. Retrieved on 16 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Elise Kellond-Knight has move to Seattle Reign put on hold by 'discovery' system". 21 March 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Bajen värvar australiensisk landslagsspelare: "Håller högsta internationella klass"". 8 April 2018. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Two Westfield Matildas headline raft of Melbourne City signings". 24 September 2018. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Seattle Reign FC Sign Australian International Midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight". 24 September 2018. Retrieved 5 October 2018.
  7. ^ Cavalier, Mason (15 July 2019). "Washington Spirit acquire Elise Kellond-Knight in trade with Reign FC". Washington Spirit.
  8. ^ FIFA. "Double delight for Sawa". 18 July 2011. Retrieved on 16 May 2013. FIFA "Canada 2015 Technical Report published, All-Star Squad announced" 17 Aug 2015. Retrieved on 25 August 2015.
  9. ^ "England 1-1 Australia: women's international football friendly – as it happened". 9 October 2018. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Norway Australia live report". Guardian. Retrieved 23 June 2019.

External links

2008–09 Queensland Roar W-League season

The 2008–09 season was the Queensland Roar's first season of football (soccer) in Australia's women's league, the W-League, who's home ground was Ballymore Stadium.

2009 Brisbane Roar W-League season

The 2009 season was the Brisbane Roar's second season of football (soccer) in Australia's women's league, the W-League.

2009 W-League Grand Final (December)

The 2009 W-League Grand Final was the grand final of the second season of the Australian W-League football (soccer) competition. It was contested between premiers Sydney FC and third-placed Brisbane Roar at Toyota Stadium in Sydney on Saturday, 19 December 2009. Sydney FC became the second W-League champions after defeating the Brisbane Roar 3–2.

2011 FIFA Women's World Cup Group D

Group D of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup consisted of the teams from Brazil, Australia, Norway and Equatorial Guinea. The games were played on 29 June, 3 July and 6 July 2011. The top two teams advanced to the knockout stage.

2011 W-League Grand Final

The 2011 W-League Grand Final was the grand final of the third season of the Australian W-League football (soccer) competition. It was contested between premiers Sydney FC and second-placed Brisbane Roar at Campbelltown Stadium in Campbelltown on Saturday, 12 February 2011. Brisbane Roar were victorious, winning 2–1.

2013–14 Brisbane Roar W-League season

The 2013–14 Brisbane Roar FC W-League season was the club's sixth participation in the W-League, since the league's formation in 2008.

2014 Brisbane Roar W-League season

The 2014 Brisbane Roar FC W-League season was the club's seventh participation in the W-League, since the league's formation in 2008.

2014 W-League Grand Final (February)

The 2014 W-League Grand Final took place at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne, Australia on 23 February 2014.

It was the final match in the W-League 2013–14 season, and was played between third-placed Melbourne Victory and fourth-placed Brisbane Roar. Melbourne Victory won the match 2–0 thanks to goals by Lisa De Vanna and guest player Lauren Barnes.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group D

Group D of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup consisted of the United States, Australia, Sweden and Nigeria. Matches were played from 8 to 16 June 2015.

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup began on 20 June and ended with the final match on 5 July 2015. A total of 16 teams competed in this knockout stage.

2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup Final

The 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup Final was a football match at the Amman International Stadium in Amman, Jordan which determined the winner of the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup. The final was contested between Japan and Australia, teams which were also the finalists of the previous edition held in 2014.

Japan defeated Australia 1–0 in the final to win their second consecutive title.

2018–19 Melbourne City W-League season

The 2018–19 Melbourne City FC W-League season was the club's fourth season in the W-League, the premier competition for women's football in Australia. The team is based at the City Football Academy at La Trobe University and played home games at both AAMI Park and CB Smith Reserve. Melbourne City entered the season having won the past three W-League Grand Finals. This is the first season they were without Jess Fishlock as she joined Olympique Lyonnais instead of playing in the W-League.

On 19 June 2018 Rado Vidošić was appointed as the new head coach.

2019 Reign FC season

The 2019 Reign FC season is the club's seventh season of play and their seventh season in the National Women's Soccer League, the top division of women's soccer in the United States. It is the club's first season playing in Tacoma, Washington, following the relocation from Seattle and rebrand from Seattle Reign FC.This is the NWSL's first season with the increased standard roster size from 20 to 22. In addition, there are now four supplemental roster spots for players making the minimum salary that do not count against the team salary cap. Teams now must carry at least 20 players at any given time and could carry as many as 26 players.

2019 Washington Spirit season

The 2019 season is Washington Spirit's seventh season, competing in the National Women's Soccer League, the top division of women's soccer in the United States. The season is the first to be led by newly appointed head coach Richie Burke.

Brisbane Roar FC end of season awards

The Brisbane Roar End of Season Awards are the individual awards won by players of the Australian football club, Brisbane Roar, who compete in each of the A-League, National Youth League and W-League competitions. These awards are presented annually at the clubs' presentation night following the completion of the A-League season.

FFA Australian Football Awards

The FFA Australian Football Awards is an awards ceremony held for the best Australian association football players. The ceremony has been held annually since 2010.

FIFA Women's World Cup awards

At the end of each FIFA Women's World Cup final tournament, several awards are presented to the players and teams which have distinguished themselves in various aspects of the game.

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament – Group F

Group F of the women's football tournament at the 2016 Summer Olympics was played from 3 to 9 August 2016, and included Australia, Canada, Germany and Zimbabwe. The top two teams advanced to the knockout stage, while the third-placed team Australia also advanced because they were among the two best third-placed teams among all three groups.All times are BRT (UTC−3).

PFA Footballer of the Year Awards

The PFA Footballer of the Year Awards (or the Professional Football Association Footballer of the Year Awards) is an annual award ceremony created to formally recognise the most outstanding Australian footballers playing abroad or in the A-League, as well as foreign players playing in the A-League. The inaugural ceremony took place on 11 June 2009 in Sydney.

Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)
Location Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
Lineup Start – played entire match
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time

off minute (on player) – substituted off at the minute indicated, and player was substituted on at the same time
(c) – captain
Sorted by minutes played

Min The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.
Assist/pass The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.
penalty or pk Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)
Score The match score after the goal was scored.
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
Result The final score.

Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation

aet The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation
pso Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time
Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament
Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match

NOTE: some keys may not apply for a particular football player

Goal Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 22 May 2014 Thống Nhất Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  South Korea

2–1

2–1

2014 AFC Women's Asian Cup
2. 22 June 2019 Allianz Riviera, Nice, France  Norway

1–1

1–1

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup
Washington Spirit – current squad
Australia squads

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