Emily Gielnik

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Emily Gielnik
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Gielnik playing for the Matildas at the 2017 Algarve Cup
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-05-13) 13 May 1992 (age 30)
Place of birth Melbourne, Australia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Aston Villa
Number 9
Youth career
Redlands United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2009–2018 Brisbane Roar 83 (30)
2012 Liverpool 12 (1)
2013 Ottawa Fury
2016 Urawa Red Diamonds
2017 Avaldsnes IL 19 (8)
2018–2019 Melbourne Victory 13 (4)
2019–2020 Bayern Munich 6 (0)
2020 Vittsjö GIK 16 (8)
2020–2021 Brisbane Roar 12 (13)
2021 Vittsjö GIK 14 (4)
2021– Aston Villa 17 (3)
International career
2012– Australia 54 (11)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 3 August 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 28 June 2022

Emily Gielnik (born 13 May 1992) is an Australian professional soccer player who plays as a forward for Aston Villa of the FA WSL. and the Australia women's national team. She previously played for Brisbane Roar and Melbourne Victory in her native Australia, Liverpool in England, Urawa Red Diamonds in Japan, Avaldsnes IL in Norway, Bayern Munich in Germany, and Vittsjö GIK in Sweden. On 2 September 2021 she signed for Aston Villa in WSL league

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Club career

Brisbane Roar, 2009–2018

Born in Melbourne, 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. [1] At Brisbane she became recognised as a "super sub" for her knack of coming off the substitutes' bench to score late goals. [2] 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. [3]

Liverpool LFC and Ottawa Fury, 2012–2013

In May 2012, Gielnik signed for English club Liverpool L.F.C., during the 2012 FA WSL season. [4] In October 2012, she was one of ten players to be released by Liverpool's new manager Mark Beard. [5] In 2013, Gielnik joined Ottawa Fury for their W-League season. [6]

Urawa Red Diamonds, 2016

After the 2016 Olympics, Gielnik joined Japanese club Urawa Red Diamonds. [7]

Avaldsnes IL, 2017

Gielnik joined Norwegen 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. [8]

Melbourne Victory, 2018–2019

Gielnik signed with Melbourne Victory for the 2018–19 W-League season.

Bayern Munich, 2019–2020

On 23 August 2019, Gielnik joined German Frauen-Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. [9] In July 2020, she left the club after making only 6 appearances, partially due to injury. [10]

Vittsjö, 2020

A week after leaving Bayern Munich, Gielnik signed with another European club, joining Swedish club Vittsjö. [11]

Brisbane Roar, 2020–

In November 2020, Gielnik returned Australia, signing with her hometown club, Brisbane Roar. [12]

International career

Gielnik scored a hat-trick on her international debut for Australia U-19s in October 2011. [1] 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. [13]

Gielnik was named to the Australian squad for 2016 Olympic Qualifying, she scored a goal against Vietnam. [14] Australia won the tournament and qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Gielnik was part of the Matildas squad that won the 2017 Tournament of Nations and defeated the United States for the first time ever. [15]

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. [16]

In May 2019, Gielnik was named to her first World Cup team. [17] 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. [18]

Gielnik was selected for the Australian women's football Matildas soccer team which qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The Matildas advanced to the quarter-finals with one victory and a draw in the group play. In the quarter-finals they beat Great Britain 4-3 after extra time. However, they lost 1–0 to Sweden in the semi-final and were then beaten 4–3 in the bronze medal playoff by USA. [19] Full details.

Career statistics

International goals


Goal
DateLocationOpponentScoreResultCompetition
12 March 2016 Nagai Stadium, Osaka, JapanFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam 1–09–0 2016 Olympics qualifying
23 March 2017VRS António Sports Complex, Vila Real de Santo António, PortugalFlag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 1–03–2 2017 Algarve Cup
32–0
46 March 2017Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira, PortugalFlag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 1–12–1 2017 Algarve Cup
513 November 2018 McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle, AustraliaFlag of Chile.svg  Chile 4–05–0 Friendly
628 February 2019 Leichhardt Oval, Sydney, AustraliaFlag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1–02–0 2019 Cup of Nations
73 March 2019 Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, AustraliaFlag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 4–14–1 2019 Cup of Nations
812 November 2019 Coopers Stadium, Adelaide, AustraliaFlag of Chile.svg  Chile 1–01–0 Friendly
910 April 2021 Brita-Arena, Wiesbaden, Germany Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 4–15-2 Friendly
105–2
115 August 2021 Kashima Stadium, Kashima, Japan Flag of the United States.svg  United States 3–43–4 2020 Summer Olympics

Honors

Club

Brisbane Roar

Avaldsnes IL

Melbourne Victory

International

Australia

Individual

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