Midfielder Emily van Egmond
- Height 179cm
- Weight 70kg
- D.O.B. 12/7/93
- Born Newcastle
Date of birth: 12 July 1993 (25 years old)
Debut: Friendly v DPR Korea on 6 March 2010 in Brisbane (3-2 win)
Clubs played for: Newcastle Jets, Canberra United, Fortuna Hjørring (DEN), Western New York Flash (USA), Seattle Reign (USA), Western Sydney Wanderers, Chicago Red Stars (USA), FFC Frankfurt (GER), VfL Wolfsburg (GER), Orlando Pride (USA)
Previous World Cups: 2011, 2015
Her 2019 so far:
Coming into her third World Cup, the skillful van Egmond is returning to peak physical condition at just the right time, having missed a chunk of the Westfield W-League season with an ankle injury.
She returned to feature in Ante Milicic's first Australia squad – for the Cup of Nations in late February-early March – before playing the full 90 minutes against the United States in April.
The 25-year-old playmaker then linked up with NWSL outfit Orlando Pride, starting regularly in the perfect tune-up for the fast-approaching FIFA Women's World Cup.
World Cup 2019 (W)
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Steph Catley feels the Westfield Matildas can look to the future with confidence after completing a clean sweep of their two-game series with Chile. The Westfield Matildas backed up their 2-1 win in front of a record crowd in Sydney on Saturday with a well-earned 1-0 triumph i
Signing news: Westfield Matildas star van Egmond joins Melbourne City
Melbourne City have confirmed the signing of Westfield Matildas midfielder Emily van Egmond for the upcoming Westfield W-League season. Van Egmond joins City from America's National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) outfit Orlando Pride on a one-year deal. The 26-year-old, who i
Newcastle Jets confirm van Egmond departure
Emily van Egmond will not be returning to Newcastle Jets next Westfield W-League season. The Westfield Matildas star has played a total of 56 matches for her hometown club after debuting as a 15-year-old in 2008. "This is my hometown club, and I couldn't be more appreciativ
Emily van Egmond to return home for season-ending ankle surgery
Emily van Egmond will undergo ankle surgery and miss the rest of the National Women's Soccer League season, Orlando Pride have confirmed. Van Egmond, 26, is set to return to Australia for a procedure to remedy an injury on her left ankle sustained during the 2019 FIFA Women's
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
My Westfield Matildas Story: Emily van Egmond - 'I want to win the World Cup and inspire the next generation'
Westfield Matildas midfielder Emily van Egmond has two goals for the upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup in France: produce winning performances and inspire the next wave of young women dreaming of wearing the green and gold. The 25-year-old, who now has 85 caps to her name, mad
Countdown to the Women's World Cup: 17 days to go
The Westfield Matildas have entered their pre-tourname...t camp. The FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019? is almost with us, with just 17 days to go until the action gets underway at Parc des Princes in Paris. The opening fixture will see hosts France take on Korea Republic at 9.
Your Westfield Matildas 2019 World Cup squad guide: Midfielders
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Aussies Abroad: Foord strikes as Westfield Matildas face off
Caitlin Foord was on target in the battle of the Westfield Matildas as Portland Thorns beat Orlando Pride 3-1 in the National Women's Soccer League. Foord, Ellie Carpenter and Hayley Raso's Portland came from behind against Emily van Egmond's Pride, who were without defender A