Ellie Carpenter

Ellie Madison Carpenter (born 28 April 2000) is an Australian international footballer, who plays as a defender for Portland Thorns FC in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), for Canberra United in the W-League and for the Australian national team.[1]

Carpenter made her W-League debut for Western Sydney Wanderers in 2015 at the age of 15. Having represented Australia on various youth national teams, Carpenter made her debut for the Australian national team at the age of 15 - becoming Australia's first Australian international soccer player (male or female) to be born in the 21st century.[2] She was the youngest Australian Olympian at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games[3] and the youngest ever female footballer to compete at the Olympics. On 9 May 2018 Carpenter became the youngest ever player, eighteen years and eleven days old, to appear in an NWSL game.[4]

Ellie Carpenter
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Carpenter in action for Australia at the 2017 Algarve Cup
Personal information
Full name Ellie Madison Carpenter
Date of birth 28 April 2000 (age 19)
Place of birth Cowra, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Portland Thorns FC
Number 15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Western Sydney Wanderers 23 (0)
2017– Canberra United 21 (5)
2018– Portland Thorns FC 20 (1)
National team
2014 Australia U17 2 (0)
2014– Australia U20 14 (0)
2016– Australia 35 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 April 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 June 2019

Early life

Carpenter was born in Cowra, New South Wales,[5] to two physical education teachers [6] and was raised on a farm in Cowra, located approximately 400 km west of Sydney.[2] Growing up, Carpenter regularly undertook extended travels to play football in Young, Canberra and Sydney.[6] At age 12, her family moved to Sydney so she could attend Westfields Sports High School.[7]

Career

Club

Carpenter joined Western Sydney Wanderers in September 2015.[8]

In August 2017, Carpenter signed with Canberra United.[9]

Carpenter became the youngest player in National Women's Soccer League history when she made her debut for the Portland Thorns in 2018. She soon became the youngest scorer in league history after netting the winner against the Washington Spirit 22 days after her 18th birthday.[10]

International

Carpenter was first called up to the Australian under-17 side for 2015 AFC U-16 Women's Championship qualification in September 2014.[11] She made her debut in a win over Vietnam, playing a full match in the first game of qualification.[12]

She received her first cap for the Matildas against Vietnam on 2 March 2016 in the 2015–16 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

International goals

References

  1. ^ Rawsthorne, Sally (11 April 2016). "Back to earth for teenage superstar". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Carpenter leads Australia's 21st century brigade". FIFA.com. FIFA. 2 June 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  3. ^ Thomson, Warren (4 July 2016). "Ellie Carpenter becomes Australia's youngest Olympian after being named in Matildas squad". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Preview: Portland Thorns FC vs Orlando," http://www.nwslsoccer.com/games/info/69xmim4su60jjcvpdb3uw38q http://www.nwslsoccer.com/games/info/69xmim4su60jjcvpdb3uw38q, accessed 11 May 2018
  5. ^ "Australian Women's Football Team named for Rio Games". Football Federation Australia. 4 July 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Ellie Carpenter's sacrificial round trip from Cowra to the Matildas". SBS. 9 June 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Matildas millennial Ellie Carpenter chasing Rio Olympics Spot". ESPN FC. 24 May 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  8. ^ Brown, Andrew (23 September 2015). "Ellie Carpenter signs with Western Sydney Wanderers' W-League squad". Parramatta Sun. Archived from the original on 7 March 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2016.
  9. ^ Helmers, Caden (28 August 2017). "Matildas young gun Ellie Carpenter signs with Canberra United for W-League". The Canberra Times. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Ellie Carpenter becomes youngest goalscorer in NWSL history". Pro Soccer USA. 19 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  11. ^ "Mini Matildas head to AFC qualifiers". Football Federation Australia. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  12. ^ "Mini Matildas defeat Vietnam 6-0 in opener". The Women's Game. 5 October 2014. Retrieved 5 July 2016.

External links

2000 in Australia

The following lists events that happened during 2000 in Australia.

2016–17 Western Sydney Wanderers W-League season

The 2016–17 Western Sydney Wanderers W-League season was the club's fifth season in the W-League, the premier competition for women's football in Australia. The team played home games at Marconi Stadium and Popondetta Park in Sydney.

2017 Algarve Cup

The 2017 Algarve Cup was the 24th edition of the Algarve Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Portugal. It took place from 1 to 8 March.

2017–18 Canberra United W-League season

The 2017–18 Canberra United FC season was the club's tenth season in the W-League, the premier competition for women's football. The team played home games at McKellar Park. The club was managed by Heather Garriock.

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 Portland Thorns FC season

The 2018 Portland Thorns FC season is the team's and the league's sixth season of existence. The Thorns play in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), the top division of women's soccer in the United States. The Thorns are coming into the season as reigning NWSL Champions.

2018–19 W-League

The 2018–19 W-League season was the eleventh season of the W-League, the Australian national women's association football competition.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group C

Group C of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup took place from 9 to 18 June 2019. The group consisted of Australia, Brazil, Italy and Jamaica. The top two teams, Italy and Australia, along with the third-placed team, Brazil (as one of the four best third-placed teams), advanced to the round of 16.

2019 Portland Thorns FC season

The 2019 Portland Thorns FC season is the team's and the league's seventh season of existence. The Thorns play in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), the top division of women's soccer in the United States. Due to construction at Providence Park, the Thorns would start the season with six consecutive away matches.

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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).

Freaky Friday (musical)

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List of women's Olympic football tournament records and statistics

This is a list of records of the women's football tournament in the Olympic games ever since the inaugural edition in 1996.

Princess Ibini-Isei

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W-League transfers for 2016–17 season

This is a list of Australian football transfers for the 2016–17 W-League. Only moves featuring at least one W-League club are listed.

W-League transfers for 2017–18 season

This is a list of Australian football transfers for the 2017–18 W-League. Only moves featuring at least one W-League club are listed.

Western Sydney Wanderers FC (W-League)

Western Sydney Wanderers F.C. is an Australian women's soccer club based in the western region of Sydney, New South Wales. Founded in 2012, it is the affiliated women's team of the A-League team Western Sydney Wanderers. The team currently competes in the country's top-tier women's domestic competition, the W-League.

Westfields Sports High School

Westfields Sports High School (abbreviated as WSHS) is a government-funded co-educational comprehensive and specialist secondary day school, with speciality in sports, located in Fairfield West, a western suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Established in 1963, the school caters for approximately 1,600 students from Year 7 to Year 12. The school is operated by the New South Wales Department of Education; and the principal is Andrew Rogers.

Westfields Sports High School is a member of the NSW Sports High Schools Association. The school sits on a total area of approximately seven hectares (seventeen acres).

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

# NumberOfGoals.goalNumber scored by the player in the match (alternate notation to Goal in match)
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-purple background colorexhibition or closed door international friendly match
Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament
Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match
Light-blue background color – FIFA women's world cup qualification match
Orange background color – Olympic women's football tournament
Blue background color – FIFA women's world cup final tournament

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


Goal
Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition Ref.
1 6 March 2017 Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira, Portugal  China PR 2-1 2–1 2017 Algarve Cup
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