Chloe Logarzo

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Chloe Logarzo
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Logarzo in 2016
Personal information
Full nameChloe Logarzo
Date of birth (1994-12-22) 22 December 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in) [1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Washington Spirit
Number 6
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2011–2015 Sydney FC 48 (11)
2014 Colorado Pride 10 (8)
2015–2016 Newcastle Jets 10 (1)
2016 North Shore Mariners 6 (2)
2016 Eskilstuna United 10 (2)
2017 Avaldsnes 13 (0)
2017– Sydney FC 21 (6)
2018 Blacktown Spartans FC 6 (2)
2019Washington Spirit
National team
Australia U20
2013– Australia 37 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 16 February 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2018

Chloe Logarzo (born 22 December 1994) is an Australian international soccer midfielder who plays for Washington Spirit in the NWSL on loan from Sydney FC and the Australian national team.

Association football Team field sport

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Midfielder association football position played on both ends of the field

midfielder is an association football position. Midfielders are generally positioned on the field between their team's defenders and forwards. Some midfielders play a disciplined defensive role, breaking up attacks, and are otherwise known as defensive midfielders. Others blur the boundaries, being more mobile and efficient in passing: they are commonly referred to as deep-lying midfielders, play-makers, box-to-box, or holding midfielders. The number of midfielders on a team and their assigned roles depends on the team's formation; the collective group of these players on the field is sometimes referred to as the midfield.

Washington Spirit soccer club and National Womens Soccer Leugue franchise in Germantown, Maryland, USA

The Washington Spirit is an American professional soccer club based in Germantown, Maryland that participates in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). It is a continuation of the D.C. United Women of the W-League and continues to field both an amateur WPSL team and a youth team, both under the Spirit name. The Spirit is coached by Richie Burke.

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Early life

Logarzo was born in Sydney, New South Wales. [2] Her family is Italian on her father's side and Scottish on her mother's side. [3] She started playing football aged five, but did not play at an elite level until some years later, having been rejected on some occasions for a lack of size. [4]

Sydney City in New South Wales, Australia

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about 70 km (43.5 mi) on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Sydney is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions. Residents of the city are known as "Sydneysiders". As of June 2017, Sydney's estimated metropolitan population was 5,131,326, and is home to approximately 65% of the state's population.

New South Wales State of Australia

New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west. Its coast borders the Tasman Sea to the east. The Australian Capital Territory is an enclave within the state. New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city. In March 2018, the population of New South Wales was over 7.9 million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1 million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

Club career

Sydney FC, 2011–2015

Logarzo began her career with Sydney FC during the 2011–12 W-League season, and made her debut in a 4–1 victory over Newcastle Jets on 12 November 2011. [5] [6] Her second, and final, appearance of the season came in a 3–0 victory over Perth Glory on 7 January 2012. [7]

Sydney FC, also known as Sydney FC W-League is a soccer club based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It competes in the country's premier women's soccer competition, the W-League and has a direct affiliation with the men's A-League team Sydney FC.

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.

Newcastle Jets FC (W-League)

The Newcastle Jets FC, also known as the Newcastle Jets Women, is an Australian football (soccer) team. Founded in 2008, it is the affiliated women's team of Newcastle Jets. The team competes in the country's National Women's Football competition, the W-League, under licence from Football Federation Australia.

Logarzo remained with Sydney FC for the 2012–13 season. [8] She scored her first goal for the club against Perth Glory on 17 November 2012, but was unable to prevent Sydney FC from losing 3–1. [9] She was on the scoresheet once more in the following game, scoring twice in a 4–0 victory over Adelaide United on 24 November 2012. [10] Logarzo played a total of twelve league games over the course of the season, scoring thrice, [5] as Sydney FC won the W-League title for the second time. [11]

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.

Adelaide United FC (W-League) Association football club in Australia

Adelaide United Women is an Australian soccer team based in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 2008, it is the affiliated women's team of Adelaide United. The team competes in the country's premier women's soccer competition, the W-League, under licence from Football Federation Australia.

Colorado Pride, 2014

Logarzo joined fellow Australian and Colorado Pride W-League Head Coach Daniel Clitnovici in the 2014 USL W-League. Logarzo led Colorado Pride to a historic play off berth in their inaugural season with 8 goals and 7 assists in 10 games as well as being named the 2014 USL W-League Rookie of the year. An award handed out to the player in their 1st season playing in the W-League. [12]

Colorado Pride is an American women’s soccer club that was founded in 1994. The team is a 2016 inaugural member of United Women's Soccer. They played in the W-League in 2014 and 2015.

Daniel Clitnovici is an Australian soccer coach and former professional soccer player. Clitnovici currently is the assistant head coach of the Villanova Wildcats Women's Soccer Program at Villanova University. He was the former head coach of the Colorado Rapids Women and Colorado Pride Women and the assistant coach of the Western New York Flash of the National Women's Soccer League; the 2010 W-League champions, 2011 Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) Champions, the 2012 Women's Premier Soccer League Elite Champions, and the 2013 and 2016 National Women's Soccer League season champions.

The 2014 W-League season is the 20th season of the league's existence, and 11th season of second division women's soccer in the United States. The regular season started on May 10 and ended on July 13. The Los Angeles Blues won their fourth league championship, finishing the season undefeated and tie-free. They scored 63 goals and had only 6 scored against them in 15 regular season & playoff games.

Logarzo was retained by Sydney FC for the 2013–14 season. [13]

The 2013–14 W-League season was the sixth season of the W-League, the Australian national women's association football competition. The season consisted of twelve matchdays followed by a finals series.

Newcastle Jets, 2015–2017

Logarzo joined Newcastle Jets for the 2015–16 season. She intended to return for 2016–17, refusing bigger offers from elsewhere, but arrived carrying an ankle injury sustained during her spell in Sweden with Eskilstuna United. [14] In October 2017, it was announced that Logarzo would not be returning to Newcastle Jets. [15]

Eskilstuna United, 2016

In June 2016, Logarzo joined Swedish Damallsvenskan side Eskilstuna United. [16] She made her debut on 28 August 2016 playing the whole match in a 2–1 victory over Vittsjö. [17] [18] She scored her first goal in a 3–1 victory over Kopparbergs/Göteborg on 25 September 2016. [19] Logarzo made 10 league appearances scoring two goals and left the club following their UEFA Women's Champions League defeat by VfL Wolfsburg. [20]

Avaldsnes, 2017

In February 2017, Logarzo joined Norwegian Toppserien side Avaldsnes, she made 16 appearances for the club. [21]

Sydney FC, 2017–present

In October 2017, Logarzo returned to Sydney FC. [22] In the 2017-18 season Logarzo appeared in 11 games and scored 3 goals. [23] She re-signed with Sydney for the 2018-19 W-League season and appeared in all 14 games for the team [24] Logarzo scored Sydney's fourth goal in the 2019 W-League Grand Final, helping Sydney to a 4–2 victory over Perth, this was Logarzo's second W-League Championship. [25]

Blacktown Spartans FC, 2018

Logarzo signed with Blacktown Spartans FC in the NPL NSW for the 2018 season. [26]

Loan to Washington Spirit

In February 2019, the Washington Spirit announced that Logarzo would be joining the team on loan for the 2019 NWSL season. [27]

International career

Logarzo playing for Australia in 2016 Chloe Logarzo 2016 (cropped).jpg
Logarzo playing for Australia in 2016

Logarzo was the captain of the Australian under-20 side that finished runner-up to the Japanese under-23 side at the 2013 AFF Women's Championship, drawing praise for her performance in the final. [28] She retained her place in the squad for the AFC U-19 Women's Championship. [29] She made her full international debut for Australia on 24 November 2013, in a 2–0 victory over China. [30]

Logarzo was dropped from the Matildas squad for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, but was included in the team for the 2016 Summer Olympics. [31] She appeared in all four of Australia's matches in Rio. Logarzo was one of Australia's penalty takers as their Quarter-final match against Brazil went to penalties. She converted her penalty, but Australia was defeated 7-6. [23]

Logarzo was part of the Matildas squad that won the 2017 Tournament of Nations and defeated the United States for the first time. [32] She participated in her first Asian Cup in 2018 where she appeared in all 5 games for Australia. Logarzo scored a goal in their group stage game against Vietnam. [23]

Career statistics

International goals


Goal
DateLocationOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.26 November 2017 GMHBA Stadium, Geelong, Australia Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR

5350.03005 5–1

5650.06005 5–1

Friendly
2.28 February 2018 Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira, Portugal Flag of Norway.svg  Norway

5350.03005 2–1

5650.06005 4–3

2018 Algarve Cup
3.5 March 2018 Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira, Portugal Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China PR

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 2–0

2018 Algarve Cup
4.26 March 2018 nib Stadium, Perth, Australia Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand

5350.03005 3–0

5650.06005 5–0

Friendly
5.10 April 2018 Amman International Stadium, Amman, Jordan Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam

5350.03005 3–0

5650.06005 8–0

2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup
6.29 July 2018 Pratt and Whitney Stadium, Connecticut, United States Flag of the United States.svg  United States

5350.03005 1–0

5650.06005 1–1

2018 Tournament of Nations

Honours

Club

Sydney FC

International

Individual

See also

Personal life

Chloe's partner/girlfriend is softballer Jasmine Peters. [33]

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