Midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight
- Height 165cm
- Weight 60kg
- D.O.B. 10/8/90
Date of birth: 10 August 1990 (28 years old)
Debut: Olympic Games qualifier v Hong Kong on 4 August 2007 in Hong Kong (8-1 win)
Clubs played for: Brisbane Roar, Fortuna Hjørring (DEN), Iga FC Kunoichi (JPN), FFC Turbine Potsdam (GER), Hammarby (SWE), Melbourne City, Reign FC (USA)
Previous World Cups: 2011, 2015
Her 2019 so far:
Kellond-Knight's years of quiet achievement are long in the past as the star defensive midfielder continues to pile up a lengthening list of accolades.
Emerging as a leader in her first season in the colours of Melbourne City in 2018/19, the well-travelled Gold Coaster – she has so far played her club football in six different countries – finally earned her first stint in the NWSL this season. She featured in three of a possible four matches for Reign FC before the World Cup interrupted.
With more than 100 caps for the Westfield Matildas to her name, and having made the all-star team at the 2011 and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cups, the 28-year-old is sure to once again be a driving force in midfield for the green and gold this time around.
World Cup 2019 (W)
Kellond-Knight: 'We 100% believe in what we're trying to achieve'
Experienced midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight says the Matildas have "100% belief" in their World Cup mission as the team prepare to take on Brazil in Montpellier on Friday morning (AEST). The 28-year-old, who earned selection into the FIFA World Cup all star team at the 2011 an
My Westfield Matildas Story: Elise Kellond-Knight – ‘We're no longer dreaming. It's reality’
If Elise Kellond-Knight ever had any doubts of the enormity of what it means to play at a FIFA Women’s World Cup, they were wiped away at her first taste of the tournament in 2011. In a series of exclusive interviews for www.matildas.com.au, we are catching up with Ante Milici
Your Westfield Matildas 2019 World Cup squad guide: Midfielders
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Aussies Abroad: Stalemate in Washington as familiar face keeps the Reign at bay
It was a 0-0 stalemate in Washington DC with four Aussies involved as Washington Spirit faced off against Reign FC in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). Westfield Matilda Amy Harrison started for the home side before being replaced at half-time as the Spirit sought to
Westfield Matildas forwards dominate opening weekend of NWSL
Good news if you're a Westfield Matildas fan; Sam Kerr and Caitlin Foord were both brilliant in the opening round of National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) over the weekend. In the type of news many were hoping to hear in the lead-up to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, the two
Aussies Abroad: Foord scores as Portland Thorns win in Orlando
Caitlin Foord has transferred her stunning form for the Westfield Matildas into the National Women's Soccer League opener, scoring and dishing an assist in a 2-0 win for Portland Thorns over Orlando Pride. After spending last season as the bridesmaids - finishing second in bot
Your complete guide to Westfield Matildas stars playing in the 2019 NWSL
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Match preview: USA v Westfield Matildas
The Westfield Matildas are hours away from Ante Milicic’s biggest test yet in the form of current world no.1 outfit, the United States of America. Jill Ellis’ side have sat atop of the global rankings for the better part of 18 months and will be a formidable foe against Milic
Listen to episode two of the Cup of Nations Podcast - out now
After an exhilarating Matchday One of the Cup of nations the Podcast returns to recap all the action as well as look ahead to the upcoming fixtures at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Ben O’Neill is again joined by Ann Odong and Ricardo Piccioni as they analyse all four te
Kellond-Knight savouring Suncorp Stadium setting for ‘pivotal’ Korea Republic clash
Elise Kellond-Knight might have to pinch herself when the Westfield Matildas run out for what she thinks will be their toughest test of the Cup of Nations. Ante Milicic’s side take on Korea Republic, the world number 14, in a blockbuster clash in Brisbane on Sunday evening.
‘I’ve made so many memories’: Kellond-Knight reflects on her incredible football journey so far
Elise Kellond-Knight never could have imagined what she could have achieved when she set out on her footballing journey in the Westfield W-League a decade ago. As an 18-year-old getting her start with Brisbane Roar, ‘KK’ – as she is affectionately known – just played “for the
Rewind: Last time the Westfield Matildas played in Brisbane
Ahead of the Cup of Nations next year we are taking a look back at some historic Westfield Matildas occasions. On 3 March Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium will play host to the Westfield Matildas’ match-up against Korea Republic in the second round of fixtures for the four-team tour