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)
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
Aussies Abroad: Westfield Matildas help Orlando Pride clinch first clean sheet of the season
Alanna Kennedy and Emily van Egmond's Orlando Pride rose off the bottom of the National Women's Soccer League with a 1-0 win against Sky Blue FC. With Kennedy starting in midfield, Pride jumped into a 23rd-minute lead when rookie Marisa Viggiano struck her first professional g
Aussies Abroad: Raso scores as Thorns clinch 'crazy' late win against Pride
Westfield Matilda Hayley Raso opened the scoring and a dramatic late finish followed as Portland Thorns struck a stoppage time winner to sink Orlando Pride 4-3. Alanna Kennedy and Emily van Egmond's Pride had fought back from 3-1 down to pull level as the clock ticked past 90
Kennedy believes turning point in Orlando Pride's season has arrived
Alanna Kennedy insists Orlando Pride's spirit is unshakable as the Westfield Matildas defender prepares to face Portland Thorns on Monday (AEST). The 24-year-old last turned out for Pride on May 6, in a 1-0 defeat at Houston Dash, before jetting out to France to help Australia
Aussies Abroad: Kennedy and van Egmond's Pride edge seven-goal thriller
Alanna Kennedy and Emily van Egmond came out on top as Orlando Pride and Washington Spirit split seven goals in a rollercoaster National Women's Soccer League encounter. The Pride and Westfield Matildas pair played their first 90 minutes since the FIFA Women's World Cup? in th
‘Keep believing in us’: Kennedy’s message to Matildas fans
Don't stop believing ? that's Alanna Kennedy's message to Matildas fans, as Australia prepare for Friday morning's crucial Group C clash with Brazil. Kennedy, 24, is confident the Matildas ? who opened their 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup campaign with a heartbreaking late defeat
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