Sam Kerr's amazing 2017 for club and country

Westfield Matildas superstar Sam Kerr will never forget 2017 - and neither will the fans! 

The 24-year-old has enjoyed the year of her life - for both club and country - to become arguably the best female footballer on the planet. 

And with a remarkable 39 goals in 44 games for Australia, Perth Glory and Sky Blue FC, it's hard to argue against that assertion. 

Courtesy of Opta Data, we take a look at Kerr's incredible stats from 2017.


Kerr has played 44 games this calendar year.

She has played 11 times for the Westfield Matildas, 22 games for Sky Blue FC in the NWSL and 11 matches for Perth Glory in the Westfield W-League.

In all, she has played 3768 minutes of football this year.

Sam Kerr



Kerr has found the net an astonishing 39 times in 2017.

That tally includes four hat-tricks, two for Sky Blue FC, one for Perth Glory and one for the Westfield Matildas against Japan at the Tournament of Nations.

She has also netted five braces, including three for the national side.

Kerr has fired off 196 shots at goal this year, 115 of which have been on target (59%).

On top of her own goal-scoring, Kerr also provided ten assists for her team-mates and created 88 chances in total. 

Sam Kerr



Kerr has played 1218 passes this year, of which 780 found their mark (64%).

In all, she has had 2131 touches of the ball in 2017.

Sam Kerr in 2017
Team   Club & Country
Games Played   44
Goals 39
Assists   10
Shots, Total (ex. Blocks)   196
Shots, on Target   115
Shooting Accuracy (excl. blocks) 59%
Chances Created (inc. assists)   82
Braces   5
Hat-Tricks   4
Touches   2131
Passes   1218
Successful Passes 780
Passing Accuracy 64%
Minutes Played   3768