Alanna Kennedy

Soccer Player

Alanna Kennedy was born in Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia on January 21st, 1995 and is the Soccer Player. At the age of 29, Alanna Kennedy biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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Date of Birth
January 21, 1995
Nationality
Australia
Place of Birth
Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Age
29 years old
Zodiac Sign
Aquarius
Profession
Association Football Player
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Alanna Kennedy Life

Alanna Stephanie Kennedy (born 21 January 1995) is an Australian professional soccer player who plays for the Australia women's national soccer team and Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL).

Early life

Kennedy was born in Rosemeadow, Sydney, and attended primary school at Rosemeadow Public and selective sports academy Westfields Sports High School. She was the only girl on an all-boys squad as a youth and later competed for the Campbelltown Cobras. She completed her training at MacArthur Rams as part of the Girls Skills Acquisition Program (GSAP). As her "second home" was growing up, Kennedy referred to the Rams' training ground as her "second home."

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Alanna Kennedy Career

Club career

Kennedy began her W-league career with Sydney FC in 2010, where she appeared in three games. In the 2011-12 W-League, Kennedy changed clubs and joined the Newcastle Jets before returning to Sydney FC in 2012. She joined the Western Sydney Wanderers in 2013-2014. She joined Perth Glory in 2014 and spent the 2014 season as a player. She returned to Sydney FC in 2015 and will continue there for the next two seasons.

In 2016, Kennedy joined the Western New York Flash in the National Women's Soccer League. In 2016, she appeared in 17 games for the Flash. As the Flash claimed the 2016 NWSL Championship, Kennedy was on every minute of Western New York's two playoff games.

In exchange for midfielder Sam Witteman, Kennedy was traded to the Orlando Pride on 19 January 2017. In 2017, she appeared in every game for the Pride. Kennedy scored the game-winning goal on a free kick in stoppage time in the last game of the regular season on September 30th. For the first time in team history, Orlando was able to finish the regular season in third place and qualify for the playoffs. Kennedy scored again in the semi-finals, but Orlando lost 4–1 to the Portland Thorns.

Kennedy played in 20 games and scored two goals in the 2018 NWSL season; however, Orlando was unable to repeat 2017's triumph and finished outside the playoffs.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the impending NWSL season was postponed in March 2020. Through a smaller schedule in 2020, there was a chance for a revival. However, Orlando was barred from the tournament on June 22nd following positive COVID-19 results among both players and staff.

Kennedy began on loan with Melbourne City in 2017-18 W-League season. Kennedy was voted into the Westfield W-League's "Team of the Decade," a group of the best XI players to ever play in the W-League, as voted for by the fans.

Kennedy signed with Sydney FC for the 2018-19 W-League season, marking the club where she had played for for four seasons. Kennedy won her third W-league Championship title on February 16, 2019, defeating Perth Glory by 4–2 in the grand final. For the 2019-20 season, she re-signed with Sydney FC. The team returned to the grand final in 2020, but lost 1–0 to Melbourne City.

Kennedy moved to Tottenham Hotspur in August, having been unable to attend Orlando Pride in 2020 due to COVID-19 related issues, but with the option to make the move permanent.

In the 2020 NWSL Expansion Draft, Kennedy's NWSL playing rights were acquired by Racing Louisville FC on November 12, 2020, while on loan at Tottenham Hotspur. Kennedy, who was insecure with her loan and NWSL deal until the end of the season, decided to stay in England and continue with Tottenham until the end of the season.

On May 25th, 2021, Kennedy was released by Tottenham Hotspur.

Kennedy signed a two-year contract with Manchester City in August 2021, joining national teammate Hayley Raso.

International career

In 2012, Kennedy debuted for the Matildas against New Zealand. She was selected to the Matildas squad for the 2014 AFC Women's Asian Cup at age 19. She appeared in three games as Australia's runner-up to Japan.

Kennedy was named to Australia's 23-player roster for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in May 2015, and he was the second youngest player on the roster. In all five matches for Australia, Kennedy was present in every single one. The Matildas came in second place in their group and advanced to the knockout stage. They defeated Brazil in round 16 but lost to Japan in the quarterfinals.

In 2016, Kennedy appeared at her first Olympic Games. At Rio 2016, she watched every minute of Australia's four matches. After extra time and went to penalties, the quarter-final match against Brazil was tied 0–0. Kennedy was Australia's last penalty taker, but she didn't score her penalty and Brazil won the match 7-6 on penalties.

For the first time ever, Kennedy was a member of the Matildas squad that won the 2017 Tournament of Nations and defeated the United States. Two goals for Australia were scored at the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup. In the Semi-finals, she scored a stoppage time equalizer against Thailand. Australia went on to win the game on penalties. In the final, Australia lost 1–0 to Japan.

Kennedy was named in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup's second time she was included in a World Cup squad in May 2019. Kennedy began all four of Australia's matches at the World Cup. In the 104th minute of extra time for a DOGSO foul on Lisa-Marie Utland in the Round of 16 tied against Norway, Kennedy received a straight red card. Australia lost on penalties and was banned.

Kennedy was a member of the Matildas Tokyo 2020 Olympic team. The Matildas qualified for the quarter-finals and defeated Great Britain before being disqualified in the semi-finals with Sweden. The United States defeated them in the Bronze medal competition.

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Sam Kerr wins fifth straight WSL title with Chelsea - as Mary Fowler endures public heartbreak

www.dailymail.co.uk, May 19, 2024
Injured Sam Kerr has joined Chelsea's celebrations, overjoyed at seeing her teammates become English Women's Super League champions for a fifth successive year with a thumping 6-0 triumph at Manchester United. Australia captain Kerr, who's played a huge part in all five of the triumphs despite missing half of this season with an ACL tear, received her winner's medal on the pitch at Old Trafford after Chelsea's magnificent win sealed the title on goal difference and provided the perfect send-off for departing manager Emma Hayes . But it was a day full of disappointment for two of Kerr's Matildas' teammates, Mary Fowler and Alanna Kennedy, whose Manchester City side had to settle for the runner's up spot despite winning 2-1 at Aston Villa.

Mackenzie Arnold, a Matildas player, discusses Sam Kerr's state of mind as she confronts the racial profiling controversy

www.dailymail.co.uk, April 4, 2024
When it comes to Kerr's legal woes and rumors that she will lose captaincy, the national team's silence has been deafening. Now Arnold (left), and colleagues Alanna Kennedy and Steph Catley, right) have spoken out on both topics.

Man City 3-1 Man United: Jess Park's brace moves Gareth Taylor's side top of the WSL, as the Red Devils fall further behind in quest for Europe

www.dailymail.co.uk, March 23, 2024
KATHRYN BATTE AT THE ETIHAD: The gulf in class between Manchester's two clubs has existed for some time, but not on the men's side. In the Premier League, City is 16 points better than United and every season the gap only seems to get bigger. City have also dominated on the women's front. For the first time this year, the red half had defeated their opponents for the first time. Marc Skinner's team finished second and qualified for Europe, while City finished fourth, missing out for the first time since 2014. However, United States is starting to look like a one-hit wonder. The city, on the other hand, is back to their show-stopping best. Jess Park's two goals, as well as one from Bunny Shaw, who made it the City's all-time top goalscorer, made it back-to-back derby wins for Gareth Taylor's side.
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26 Sep 2022

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14 Sep 2022

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6 Sep 2022

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18 Aug 2022

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12 Aug 2022

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