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Personal information
Full name Kelly Parker
Date of birth 8 March 1981 (1981-03-08) (age 40)
Place of birth Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1999–2002 UTEP Miners
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Ottawa Fury 66 (56)
2008 F.C. Indiana 14 (4)
2009 Sky Blue FC 17 (0)
2010 SC Freiburg 5 (0)
2010 Buffalo Flash 7 (11)
2010 Sky Blue FC 1 (0)
2011 Western New York Flash 4 (0)
2011 Atlanta Beat 8 (0)
National team
2003–2012 Canada 40 (3)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Kelly Parker (born 8 March 1981) is a Canadian former soccer midfielder who last played for Atlanta Beat in Women's Professional Soccer. She was also a member of the Canadian national team from 2003 to 2012.

Career

Prior to joining SC Freiburg, Parker played for Sky Blue FC of Women's Professional Soccer, UTEP Miners, Ottawa Fury and F.C. Indiana.

Parker played for W-League winners Buffalo Flash in 2010 and was named MVP after scoring 11 goals in seven games. This was the second time she had won the award, having done so with Ottawa Fury in 2004. She is the only player to have won the award twice. In August 2010 Parker returned to Sky Blue FC, where she had played in 2009. Parker played her last professional season in 2011 with the Western New York Flash and the Atlanta Beat.

International career

Parker was a member of the Canada women's national soccer team from 2003 to 2012. She won the bronze medal with Canada in the 2012 Olympics when they defeated France 1–0 on 9 August 2012.

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