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)
‘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
Gielnik lauds ‘humble’ Kerr as ‘iconic’ for the women’s game
Westfield Matildas winger Emily Gielnik has praised her national teammate Sam Kerr for her influence on the women's game in Australia, calling the 25-year old 'iconic'. Appearing on Channel Nine's Sports Sunday program, Gielnik was quizzed about the reigning Westfield W-League
Revealed: The best goal of the Cup of Nations
The votes are in and you, the fans, have named CJ Bott's strike against Argentina as the goal of the Cup of Nations! The Football Ferns defender beat out the Westfield Matildas' Emily Gielnik and Hayley Raso as well at Korea Republic duo Ji So-yun and Lee So-dam. BEST GOAL:
Polkinghorne relishing opportunities aplenty under Milicic
Westfield Matildas defender Clare Polkinghorne is relishing the football played under Head Coach Ante Milicic following Australia's 4-1 win over Korea Republic on Sunday night. The Brisbane Roar stalwart, who's amassed more 100 caps for the Green and Gold, watched on with gle
Gielnik reveals secret behind purring Westfield Matildas front line
Emily Gielnik believes the Westfield Matildas are thriving on the freedom to express themselves in the final third. Gielnik capped Australia's commanding 4-1 win over Korea Republic with a mesmeric strike from an acute angle, her third goal in as many matches. It was a stri
Gielnik raring to go as Westfield Matildas arrive in familiar surrounds
They say home is where the heart is and it couldn't be truer for Westfield Matildas forward Emily Gielnik as she prepares to grace the Suncorp Stadium turf. Although born in Melbourne and now plying her trade for Victory in the Westfield W-League, Gielnik moved to Brisbane as
Gielnik, Raso eyeing Queensland homecoming with Westfield Matildas
She may have been born in Melbourne and helped lead Victory to a historic Westfield W-League Premiership but Emily Gielnik says she can't wait to play in front of her friends and family in Brisbane. The Westfield Matildas take on Korea Republic at Suncorp Stadium on 3 March in