Defender Alanna Kennedy
- Height 176cm
- Weight 63kg
- D.O.B. 21/1/95
Date of birth: 21 January 1995 (24 years old)
Debut: Friendly v New Zealand on 24 June 2012 in Wollongong (1-1 draw)
Clubs played for: Sydney FC, Newcastle Jets, Western Sydney Wanderers, Perth Glory, Western New York Flash (USA), Orlando Pride (USA), Melbourne City
Previous World Cups: 2015
Her 2019 so far:
Alanna Kennedy is only 24, but her trophy cabinet would stack up well against even the most hardened collectors of silverware.
Her most recent triumph was to help Sydney FC to the Westfield W-League 2018/19 Championship – the fourth Grand Final win of her career.
Kennedy is a centre-half by trade, but the immensely talented Campbelltown-born stalwart could excel in just about any position on the pitch, such is her skill-set.
She often shields the defence from a deeper-lying midfield role for NWSL side Orlando Pride, for whom she scored a memorable bicycle kick in the National Women's Soccer League in April.
World Cup 2019 (W)
Westfield Matildas in the Westfield W-League: van Egmond stunner downs Jets
Westfield Matildas midfielder Emily van Egmond lit up the highlights reel with a stunning strike as Melbourne City moved six points clear atop the Westfield W-League ladder. The dynamic van Egmond delivered from distance with a pin-point, second-half strike against Newcastle J
Westfield Matildas in the Westfield W-League: Ibini hits a scorcher, Polkinghorne heads rare goal
Princess Ibini's wonder strike clinched all three points as Sydney FC bounced back from their derby woes with a 2-0 win against Adelaide United in Round 7. With the scores locked at 0-0, the six-cap Westfield Matilda was introduced from the Sky Blues bench on 66 minutes to rep
Westfield Matildas in the Westfield W-League: Catley sparks City's title challenge
Steph Catley created the goal that earned Melbourne City a three-point lead at the top of the Westfield W-League. A City side crammed with seven Westfield Matildas earned a fifth straight win of the campaign to open up a gap at the top of the ladder on Thursday. Catley saw
Kennedy excited about 'special' Westfield Matildas reunion for Chile series
Alanna Kennedy cannot wait to get the band back together as the Westfield Matildas unite for the first time since the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019?. Ante Milicic's roster have joined together in camp ahead of a two-match series against Chile on Saturday, 9 November at Bankwest
Aussies Abroad: Foord’s Thorns set up NWSL Semi Final against Kerr’s Red Stars
Caitlin Foord's Portland Thorns drew 0-0 against Washington Spirit and locked up a National Women's Soccer League Semi Final showdown with Sam Kerr's Chicago Red Stars. Featured image courtesy of @ThornsFC on Twitter Portland's fate of a third-place finish was decided befor
Tone-setting camp will help shape future Westfield Matildas says Kennedy
Alanna Kennedy knows what it takes to be a Westfield Matilda and the experienced defender realises the importance of leading by example. Twelve players from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup? roster were named in Ante Milicic's training camp squad, with nine fresh faces being in
Westfield Matildas stars unveiled in Sydney FC's Westfield W-League 2019/20 squad
Westfield Matildas Caitlin Foord, Alanna Kennedy and Chloe Logarzo will all play in the Westfield W-League in 2019/20 after being confirmed in Sydney FC's squad for the upcoming Season. Foord, Kennedy and Logarzo all played significant roles in the Sky Blues' Championship succ
NWSL wrap: Raso stars as Portland go five points clear
Portland Thorns' trio of Westfield Matildas have recorded a huge victory in the National Women's Soccer League. Portland ? who have Aussie stars Hayley Raso, Ellie Carpenter and Caitlin Foord in their ranks ? put in a sensational performance to beat Sam Kerr's Chicago Red Star
NWSL wrap: Kennedy helps Orlando stun Kerr's Red Stars
There was more than pride at stake when Alanna Kennedy faced off against Westfield Matildas teammate Sam Kerr this morning. Kennedy's rock-bottom Orlando side needed three points from their daunting trip to title-chasing Chicago to keep their National Women's Soccer League cam
Aussies Abroad: Raso strikes as table-toppers Portland Thorns extend NWSL lead
Hayley Raso got the ball rolling as ladder-leaders Portland Thorns surged to a 3-1 win against Washington Spirit. Raso was one of five Westfield Matildas to feature in this National Women's Soccer League clash and the 24-year-old made her presence felt after only five minutes.
Aussies Abroad: Kerr’s Red Stars edge forward in nail-biting NWSL title race
Sam Kerr's Chicago Red Stars are keeping the pressure on their National Women's Soccer League title rivals following a 1-0 win at Washington Spirit. Yuki Nagasato, who starred for Brisbane Roar in the Westfield W-League 2018/19, grabbed the winner to secure the Red Stars' fift
The goal stat that shows how our Westfield Matildas are starring in the NWSL
Sam Kerr's goalscoring exploits in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) are the stuff of legend, with the Westfield Matildas skipper the competition's greatest-ever scorer. She has finished with the Golden Boot for the last two years and currently at the top of the charts