Forward Emily Gielnik
- Height 183cm
- D.O.B. 13/5/92
Date of birth: 13 May 1992 (27 years old)
Debut: Friendly v Japan on 11 July 2012 in Tokyo, Japan (3-0 loss)
Clubs played for: Brisbane Roar, Liverpool FC (ENG), Ottawa Fury (CAN), Urawa Red Diamonds (JPN), Avaldsnes (NOR), Melbourne Victory
Previous World Cups: None
Her 2019 so far:
Whatever jersey she plays in, Emily Gielnik continues to terrorise defences.
Four goals for Melbourne Victory in their Premiers' Plate-winning Westfield W-League campaign alongside two strikes for the Westfield Matildas at the Cup of Nations showcases an athlete in irresistible form.
Lightning-quick, powerful and standing at 183cm, Gielnik is an ominous threat to any side she lines up against and is one of a number of Westfield Matildas who can score from all over the park, as she showcased with a goal for the ages against Korea Republic at the Cup of Nations.
Having narrowly missed out on selection for Australia's FIFA World Cup Canada 2015™ squad, she will be keen to make up for lost time in France.
World Cup 2019 (W)
WATCH: Gielnik’s stunning goal in Bayern’s huge Champions League win
Westfield Matildas attacker Emily Gielnik has scored her first goal for Bayern Munich as the German club put one foot in the Semi Finals of the UEFA Women's Champions League. Gielnik scored Bayern's fourth goal in an emphatic 5-0 win away at Kazakhstan side BIIK Kazygurt in th
Aussies Abroad: De Vanna and Yallop on the scoresheet in Europe
Lisa De Vanna and Tameka Yallop were on target as their Italian and Norwegian clubs both secured overnight wins in Europe. De Vanna opened the scoring as Fiorentina climbed to fourth place in Italy's women's Serie A with a 2-1 victory against Tavagnacco. The 150-cap Westfie
Aussies Abroad Preview: Gielnik's Bayern in crunch Frauen-Bundesliga tie
A busy week for Emily Gielnik and Bayern Munich begins with a top of the table Bundesliga clash against Hoffenheim this Saturday evening. Third-placed Bayern travel to the Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion at 10pm AEDT to face second-placed Hoffenheim looking to keep pace with Frauen-Bunde
Aussies Abroad: Yallop scores as Klepp cruise in Norway
Westfield Matildas midfielder Tameka Yallop has continued her outstanding form for Klepp in Norway's Toppserien overnight. Yallop scored her side's second goal as Klepp brushed aside Fart 4-0 at the Klepp Stadion. The goal was Yallop's seventh of the campaign so far from ju
Aussies Abroad: Gielnik’s dream start with Bayern Munich
Emily Gielnik has got off to a winning start with her new German club Bayern Munich overnight. In her first start for the club, Bayern thrashed Eintracht Frankfurt 5-0 in the opening round of the DFB Pokal Women (German Cup. Starting in attack, Gielnik had a hand in Simone
Emily Gielnik signs for Bayern Munich
Westfield Matildas forward Emily Gielnik is off to Europe after signing with Frauen-Bundesliga heavyweights Bayern Munich. Gielnik, 27, joins the German club after winning the Westfield W-League Premiership with Melbourne Victory, as well as appearing for the Matildas at the
‘It’s an advantage knowing their style of play’: Gielnik’s Norwegian intel to boost Matildas
Emily Gielnik hopes her intimate knowledge of the Norwegian league and some of their players will be an advantage for the Matildas in Sunday morning's (AEST) Round of 16 clash at the FIFA Women's World Cup. The Matildas attacker spent one season in Norway's Toppserien in 2017,
Gielnik eyes Jamaica start as Milicic keeps Matildas guessing
Emily Gielnik hopes she has done enough to remain in Ante Milicic's plans for Jamaica ? but has no idea what the Australia boss has up his sleeve for Wednesday morning's final Group C encounter. The 27-year-old winger made her World Cup debut and maiden appearance at a major t
Your Westfield Matildas 2019 World Cup squad guide: Forwards
The FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019? is almost upon us and Ante Milicic has announced his 23-player squad. Here's a guide to the forwards picked to represent the Westfield Matildas in France. HOW TO WATCH: The FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019? in Australia GET KITTED
Gielnik: 'It was the most devastation I’ve ever felt in my career'
Westfield Matildas winger Emily Gielnik knows just how brutal football's fine margins can be. As a promising 23-year-old with a Westfield W-League Premiership (2012/13) and Championship (2010/11) already under her belt, the then-Brisbane Roar starlet did not make the cut for A
‘I almost copped a snowball to the face’: Gielnik relishing different surrounds ahead of USA test
Emily Gielnik says the Westfield Matildas are embracing the different climate and atmosphere in Colorado ahead of Friday's (AEDT) blockbuster friendly against the USA. The Australian squad woke to a sea of white in Denver after snowfall overnight, making it an especially chill