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)
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
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 midfielders picked to represent the Westfield Matildas in France. HOW TO WATCH: The FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019? in Australia GET KIT
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
Aussies Abroad: Chidiac in touching distance of Spanish title
Alex Chidiac?s Atletico Madrid are a point away from lifting the La Liga Femenina championship following a 3-0 victory against Valencia. Spanish title rivals Barcelona dispatched Sevilla 6-2 on Wednesday to go overtake Jose Luis Sanchez?s side on goal difference, with both tea
Aussies Abroad: Kennedy nets spectacular bicycle kick
Alanna Kennedy scored with a sensational bicycle kick as Orlando Pride held Seattle Reign to a 1-1 draw in the National Women?s Soccer League. Despite boasting some of the world?s finest attackers in United States international striker Alex Morgan and Brazilian legend Martha,
Aussies Abroad: Kerr on the scoresheet again as Matildas derby ends all square
With the National Women?s Soccer League (NWSL) now in full swing there were plenty of Westfield Matildas in action over the Easter weekend. Sam Kerr was once again on the scoresheet for Chicago Red Stars as they played out a thrilling 4-4 draw with Portland Thorns. CONFIRME
Fearless Westfield Matildas ready to topple USA again, says van Egmond
The USA have long been a frightening proposition for anyone in the women?s game but Emily van Egmond believes the Westfield Matildas have no reason to fear Jill Ellis? side. Indeed, should Australia emerge victorious in Friday?s international friendly against the world number