MelindaJ Barbieri

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Mindy Barbieri
Personal information
Full name MelindaJ Barbieri
Date of birth (2000-05-16) 16 May 2000 (age 22)
Place of birth Fitzroy, Australia
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Adelaide United
Number 7
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2015–2022 Melbourne Victory 66 (4)
2022 Box Hill United 18 (3)
2022– Adelaide United 0 (0)
National team
2016– Australia U-20 11 (8)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 18 September 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 1 May 2019

MelindaJ "Mindy" Barbieri (born 16 May 2000) is an Australian soccer player, who plays for Adelaide United in the Australian A-League Women. She has previously played for Melbourne Victory. [1] [2] She has represented Australia in the Australia women's national under-20 soccer team. [3]

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Club career

Melbourne Victory

Barbieri signed with Melbourne Victory in 2015. She made her debut on 17 October 2015 in a match against Perth Glory. [4] She made twelve appearances for the team during the 2015–16 W-League season. [4] [5] She scored her first goal against Western Sydney Wanderers on 12 December 2015. [6] She scored her second goal of the season against Sydney FC on 26 December 2015. [7] Victory finished in ninth place during the regular season with a 2–9–1 record. [4] In May 2016, she was awarded the club's Young Player of the Year award. [8]

Barbieri returned to the squad for the 2016–17 W-League season. [9]

On 20 September 2017, following the W-League's new CBA allowing multi-year contracts, Barbieri signed a two-year contract with Melbourne Victory. [10]

Box Hill United

Following the 2021–22 A-League Women season, Barbieri joined National Premier Leagues Victoria Women (NPLVW) club Box Hill United for the off-season. [11] During the 2022 NPLVW season, she scored 3 goals in 18 appearances. [12]

Adelaide United

After seven seasons with Melbourne Victory in which she made 66 appearances, in September 2022, Barbieri joined Adelaide United. [13]

International career

Barbieri has represented Australia on the Australia women's national under-20 soccer team. In July 2016, her hat-trick against Timor-Leste helped set a new goal-scoring record at the 2016 AFF Women's Championship. [14]

Playing statistics

Stats [15]
YearMatchesGoalsAssistsYellow card
2015–16122-1
2016–1711000
2017–187000
2018–199000

Honours

with Melbourne Victory

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