Emily Gielnik (born 13 May 1992) is an Australian football (soccer) player who plays for Melbourne Victory and the Australia women's national team. She previously played for Avaldsnes IL and Brisbane Roar.
Gielnik playing for the Matildas at the 2017 Algarve Cup
|Full name||Emily Gielnik|
|Date of birth||13 May 1992|
|Place of birth||Melbourne, Australia|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2016||Urawa Red Diamonds|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 February 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 June 2019
Born in Melbourne of Croatian heritage, Gielnik moved to Queensland at the age of seven. After stopping basketball due to injuries she took up soccer and was eventually signed by Brisbane Roar for the second season of the W–League. At Brisbane she became recognised as a "super sub" for her knack of coming off the substitutes' bench to score late goals. Gielnik played eight seasons at Brisbane, appearing in 83 games and scoring 30 goals. She won the W-League Championship in 2010–11 and the Premiership in 2012–13 and 2017–18.
In May 2012, Gielnik signed for English club Liverpool L.F.C., during the 2012 FA WSL season. In October 2012, she was one of ten players to be released by Liverpool's new manager Mark Beard. In 2013, Gielnik joined Ottawa Fury for their W-League season.
Gielnik joined Norweigen team Avaldsnes IL for the 2017 season. She had a breakout season with the team, scoring eight goals in league play. Avaldsnes finished second in the Toppserien and won the Norwegian Cup.
Gielnik scored a hat-trick on her international debut for Australia U-19s in October 2011. She made her first appearance for the senior Matildas team in a 3–0 friendly defeat to World champions Japan in Tokyo on 11 July 2012.
At the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup Gielnik appeared in three matches for Australia. The Matildas advanced to the final, but lost to Japan 1–0. Australia qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.
In May 2019, Gielnik was named to her first World Cup team. At the World Cup Gielnik appeared in three matches for Australia, starting two of them. In the Round of 16 against Norway, she entered the match as a second half substitute replacing Hayley Raso. With the match tied 1–1 after extra-time, the game went to penalties. Gielnik was the second penalty taker for Australia, she had her penalty saved. Australia lost to Norway 4–1 on penalties and were eliminated from the World Cup.
The 2009 season was the Brisbane Roar's second season of football (soccer) in Australia's women's league, the W-League.2011–12 Brisbane Roar W-League season
The 2011–12 season will be Brisbane Roar W-League Team's 4th season in the W-League. They will be looking to successfully defend their silverware, having won the Grand Final the season before. On 2 August 2011, the club confirmed they would be supplied with kits and training gear by German multinational apparel company Puma, to which the women's team will wear also. It is the first time in the history of the club and W-League that they will not be wearing a kit that is made by Hummel. On 4 October 2011, 3 weeks out from the start of the 2011-12 A-League season, The World Game reported that the Bakrie Group had struck a 10-year deal to take 70% ownership of the club, with the other 30% being occupied by the FFA.2011–12 W-League
The 2011–12 W-League season was the fourth season of the W-League, the Australian national women's football (soccer) competition. The season consisted of twelve rounds, giving each team a total of ten games, followed by a finals series.2012 W-League Grand Final
The 2012 W-League Grand Final was the grand final of the fourth season of the Australian W-League football (soccer) competition. It was contested between premiers Canberra United and second-placed Brisbane Roar at McKellar Park in Canberra on Saturday, 28 January 2012. Canberra United were victorious, winning 3–2.2012–13 W-League
The 2012–13 W-League season was the fifth season of the W-League, the Australian national women's football (soccer) competition. The season consisted of twelve matchdays followed by a finals series.
This season saw the addition of a new team, the Western Sydney Wanderers, to the W-League (paralleling the club also fielding new teams in the A-League and Youth League) bringing the competition back up to eight teams. This means each matchday involved all eight teams, resulting in the regular season increasing from ten games to twelve for each team.2013 USL W-League season
The 2013 W-League season is the 19th season of the league's existence, and 10th season of second division women's soccer in the United States. The regular season started on May 11 and ended on July 14.2013–14 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.2015–16 Brisbane Roar W-League season
The 2015–16 Brisbane Roar season was the club's eighth season in the W-League. They were eliminated in the semi-finals by Melbourne City on 5–4 on penalties.2017 Toppserien
The 2017 Toppserien is the 31st season of the highest women's football league in Norway. LSK Kvinner entered the season as the defending champions, and claimed their fourth consecutive title, securing the crown with two rounds to spare.2017–18 Brisbane Roar W-League season
The 2017–18 Brisbane Roar W-League season was the club's tenth season in the W-League, the premier competition for women's football in Australia. The team played home games both at A.J. Kelly Park and Suncorp Stadium.2018–19 Brisbane Roar W-League season
The 2018–19 Brisbane Roar W-League season was the club's eleventh season in the W-League, the premier competition for women's football in Australia. The team played home games both at A.J. Kelly Park and Suncorp Stadium.2018–19 Melbourne Victory W-League season
The 2018–19 Melbourne Victory W-League season was the club's eleventh season in the W-League, the premier competition for women's football in Australia. The team played home games at Epping Stadium, Lakeside Stadium and AAMI Park. The club's manager for the season was Jeff Hopkins.2019 Cup of Nations
The 2019 Cup of Nations was the inaugural edition of the Cup of Nations, an international women's football tournament, consisting of a series of friendly games. It was held in Australia from 28 February to 6 March 2019, and featured four teams.Australia won the tournament for the first time after beating Argentina 3–0.2019 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.Cup of Nations (women's football)
The Cup of Nations is an invitational women's association football tournament held early in the year in Australia. In the first edition (in 2019), it was contested by Australia, Argentina, South Korea, and New Zealand.List of W-League (Australia) hat-tricks
Since the W-League's inaugural season, 2008–09, more than thirty players have scored hat-tricks in W-League matches, by scoring three goals in one game. In addition, three players have scored more than three goals in a W-League match. The first hat-trick was scored by Sandra Scalzi for Adelaide United in a win over Newcastle Jets.List of foreign FA Women's Super League players
The FA Women's Super League (FA WSL or WSL) is the highest league of women's football in England. The league, which started in 2011, was divided in two separate divisions (WSL 1 and WSL 2) from 2014; only the WSL 1 is considered in this list. The following players must meet both of the following two criteria:
Have played at least one FA WSL game. Players who were signed by WSL clubs, but only played in lower league, cup and/or European games, or did not play in any competitive games at all, are not included.
Are considered foreign, i.e., outside United Kingdom, or Ireland determined by the following:A player is considered foreign if she is not eligible to play for the national teams of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland or The Republic of IrelandMore specifically:
If a player has been capped on international level, the national team is used; if she has been capped by more than one country, the highest level (or the most recent) team is used. These include British/Irish players with dual citizenship.
If a player has not been capped on international level, her country of birth is used, except those who were born abroad from British parents or moved to the United Kingdom at a young age, and those who clearly indicated to have switched her nationality to another nation.Clubs listed are those for which the player has played at least one FA WSL game.
In bold: players who have played at least one FA WSL game in the current season (2018–19), and the clubs for which they have played. They include players who have subsequently left the club, but do not include current players of a WSL club who have not played a WSL game in the current season.
Last updated: FA WSL matches played on 24 March 2019.
|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
|#||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 color – exhibition 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
|1||2 March 2016||Nagai Stadium, Osaka, Japan||Vietnam||1–0||9–0||2016 Olympics qualifying|
|2||3 March 2017||VRS António Sports Complex, Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal||Netherlands||1–0||3–2||2017 Algarve Cup|
|4||6 March 2017||Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira, Portugal||China PR||1–1||2–1||2017 Algarve Cup|
|5||13 November 2018||McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle, Australia||Chile||4–0||5–0||Friendly|
|6||28 February 2019||Leichhardt Oval, Sydney, Australia||New Zealand||1–0||2–0||2019 Cup of Nations|
|7||3 March 2019||Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia||South Korea||4–1||4–1||2019 Cup of Nations|
Melbourne Victory FC (W-League) – current squad