Forward Hayley Raso
- Height 162cm
- D.O.B. 5/9/94
Date of birth: 5 September 1994 (24 years old)
Debut: Friendly v New Zealand on 24 June 2012 in Wollongong (1-1 draw)
Clubs played for: Canberra United, Brisbane Roar, Washington Spirit (USA), Melbourne Victory, Portland Thorns (USA)
Previous World Cups: 2015
Her 2019 so far:
Not even a broken back could stop Hayley Raso from earning the right to don the green and gold at the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™.
The pacy attacker returned to action in January to play four matches with Brisbane Roar, after sustaining the career-threatening injury in a collision while turning out for Portland in the NWSL in 2018.
Raso returned to the national team for February's Cup of Nations and promptly showed outstanding pace and balance as she scored the second goal in a 2-0 win over New Zealand, announcing to the country – and perhaps more importantly, to new head coach Ante Milicic – that she is well and truly back fit and firing.
World Cup 2019 (W)
Matildas arrive in France as World Cup draws near
The Matildas have arrived in France ahead of kick-off at the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. After training on the outskirts of Eindhoven in the Netherlands on Wednesday morning, the team travelled by bus three hours south to the squad’s first match city, Valenciennes in
‘We’re ready to put on a show’: Raso says big Netherlands crowd will bring out the best in Westfield Matildas
The Westfield Matildas are set to get an early taste of the incredible atmosphere of a FIFA Women’s World Cup in Sunday morning’s (AEST) friendly against the Netherlands. More than 25,000 tickets have been sold for the clash at the Philips Stadion in Eindhoven, with hopes high
My Westfield Matildas Story: Hayley Raso - 'I didn't know World Cups and Olympics were for women'
Hayley Raso’s injury troubles have been well documented over the past year but the Westfield Matildas forward has been driven by more than just overcoming the broken back that threatened her career. In a series of exclusive interviews for www.mat...ildas.com.au, we will be catch
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
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
Tears and cheers as Hayley Raso makes Mother's Day
Growing up with a desire to become a professional footballer, there were plenty of people in the game Hayley Raso could have aspired to be like. But there is only one person who truly inspired the Westfield Matildas and Portland Thorns forward: her mum, Renaye. Despite rais
NWSL weekend preview: Kerr has Williams to beat as Chicago face Reign FC
We’re only two weeks into the 2019 National Women’s Soccer League campaign and a few Westfield Matildas stars are already lighting up the competition. Sam Kerr continues to find the net for the Chicago Red Stars while Alanna Kennedy – fresh from scoring the Goal of the Round i
Your complete guide to Westfield Matildas stars playing in the 2019 NWSL
The Westfield W-League season might be over, and the FIFA Women’s World Cup is a couple of months away, but there are still plenty of chances to see your favourite Westfield Matildas go through their paces. The USA's National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) gets underway this wee
“That’s the Australian way”: Milicic keen for Westfield Matildas to dominate possession
Westfield Matildas head coach Ante Milicic says his side will continue dominating possession as they look to build on their winning start to the Cup of Nations. Australia saw off old rivals New Zealand 2-0 at Leichhardt Oval on Thursday night thanks to goals from Emily Gielnik
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