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Kate Gill
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Gill playing for Perth Glory
Personal information
Full name Kathryn Anne Gill
Date of birth 10 December 1984 (1984-12-10) (age 36)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.79 m
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2006 Northern NSW Pride
2007–2008 NSW Sapphires
2008 AIK Fotboll Dam
2008–2009 Newcastle Jets 10 (6)
2009 Sunnanå SK 22 (6)
2009 Perth Glory 3 (3)
2010 LdB Malmö 16 (9)
2010–2011 Perth Glory 10 (3)
2011 Linköpings 3 (0)
2012–2015 Perth Glory 34 (30)
National team
2002 Australia U-20 4 (3)
2004–2015 Australia 86 (41)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 October 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 July 2015

Kathryn Anne "Kate" Gill (born 10 December 1984) is an Australian soccer player who played the majority of her career in Australia, in the Women's National Soccer League (WNSL) and the W-League. She also played in Sweden in the Damallsvenskan. Between 2004 and 2015, Gill played 86 mathces for the Australia women's national soccer team. She is a striker that is strong in the air and on the ball and possesses great finishing and first touch.

Born in New Zealand and schooled in Australia, Gill graduated from Hunter Valley Grammar School in 2002.

Playing career

Club career

Gill played for the Northern NSW Pride in the Australian Women's National Soccer League.

In 2008, Gill played for the Newcastle Jets in the W-League, before moving to Sweden where she played with Sunnanå SK of Skellefteå in the Damallsvenskan league during 2009. In the upcoming winter, she moved to LdB Malmö for the 2010 season.

International career

Gill made her debut for Australia in 2004 against New Zealand in Brisbane. As of July 2014 she has played 83 times and scored 40 goals for the Matildas.

Career statistics

International goals

Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first.

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 4 March 2004 Govind Park, Ba, Fiji Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg Papua New Guinea 1–0 10–0 2004 Olympics qualifying
2 2–0
3 6–0
4 6 March 2004 Govind Park, Ba, Fiji Flag of Fiji.svg Fiji 7–0 7–0 2004 Olympics qualifying
5 2 February 2005 Quanzhou Sports Center, Quanzhou, China Flag of Russia.svg Russia 3–0 5–0 2005 Four Nations Tournament
6 4–0
7 16 July 2005 Minyuan Stadium, Tianjin, China Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China PR 1–0 2–1 Friendly
8 25 May 2006 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico 1–1 2–1 Friendly
9 24 July 2006 Marden Sports Complex, Adelaide, Australia Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand 4–0 5–0 2006 AFC Women's Asian Cup
10 23 February 2007 Zhongshan Soccer Stadium, Taipei, Taiwan Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan 1–0 10–0 2008 Olympics qualifying
11 25 February 2007 Zhongshan Soccer Stadium, Taipei, Taiwan Chinese Taipei Football Flag.svg Chinese Taipei 1–0 8–1 2008 Olympics qualifying
12 2–0
13 4–1
14 5–1
15 8–1
16 7 April 2007 BCU International Stadium, Coffs Harbour, Australia Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong 4–0 15–0 2008 Olympics qualifying
17 6–0
18 9–0
19 10–0
20 15–0
21 15 April 2007 Zhongshan Soccer Stadium, Taipei, Taiwan Chinese Taipei Football Flag.svg Chinese Taipei 1–0 10–0 2008 Olympics qualifying
22 3–0
23 8–0
24 12 August 2007 BCU International Stadium, Coffs Harbour, Australia Chinese Taipei Football Flag.svg Chinese Taipei 7–0 7–0 2008 Olympics qualifying
25 3 March 2008 Stockland Park, Sunshine Coast, Australia Flag of New Zealand.svg New Zealand 1–0 2–1 Friendly
26 27 April 2008 WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary, United States Flag of the United States.svg United States 1–2 2–3 Friendly
27 3 March 2010 Spencer Park, Brisbane, Australia Flag of North Korea.svg Korea DPR 1–1 2–2 Friendly
28 6 March 2010 Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane, Australia Flag of North Korea.svg Korea DPR 2–1 3–2 Friendly
29 27 May 2010 Chengdu Sports Centre, Chengdu, China Flag of Japan.svg Japan 1–0 1–0 2010 AFC Women's Asian Cup
30 17 October 2010 Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon, South Korea Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico 2–0 3–1 2010 Peace Queen Cup
31 19 October 2010 Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon, South Korea Chinese Taipei Football Flag.svg Chinese Taipei 1–0 1–0 2010 Peace Queen Cup
32 23 October 2010 Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon, South Korea Flag of South Korea.svg Korea Republic 1–2 1–2 2010 Peace Queen Cup
33 13 September 2012 Carroll Stadium, Indianapolis, United States Flag of Haiti.svg Haiti 2–0 4–0 Friendly
34 20 November 2012 Bao'an Stadium, Shenzhen, China Chinese Taipei Football Flag.svg Chinese Taipei 1–0 7–0 2013 EAFF Women's East Asian Cup preliminary round 2
35 7–0
36 22 November 2012 Bao'an Stadium, Shenzhen, China Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong 3–0 4–0 2013 EAFF Women's East Asian Cup preliminary round 2
37 24 November 2012 Bao'an Stadium, Shenzhen, China Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China PR 1–1 1–2 2013 EAFF Women's East Asian Cup preliminary round 2
38 9 April 2014 Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre, Brisbane, Australia Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 1–0 2–1 Friendly
39 16 May 2014 Thống Nhất Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Flag of Jordan.svg Jordan 1–0 3–1 2014 AFC Women's Asian Cup
40 2–0
41 9 March 2015 GSZ Stadium, Larnaca, Cyprus Flag of Finland.svg Finland 1–0 3–0 2015 Cyprus Cup

Post-football career

In 2016, Gill announced her retirement from playing. In 2020, Gill became a joint chief executive of the Professional Footballers Australia, the Australia soccer players union.

Honours

Club

LdB FC Malmö
Perth Glory

Country

Australia

Individual

  • AFC Women's Player of the Year: 2010
  • W-League Golden Boot: 2012–13, 2014
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