Remy Siemsen

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Remy Siemsen
Personal information
Full name Remy Siemsen
Date of birth (1999-11-10) 10 November 1999 (age 18)
Place of birth Australia
Height 162 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Western Sydney Wanderers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015– Manly United FC 50 (42)
2016–2018 Sydney FC 25 (10)
2018 California Storm 8 (9)
2018– Western Sydney Wanderers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 September 2018

Remy Siemsen (born 10 November 1999)[1] is an Australian soccer player who currently plays for Western Sydney Wanderers in the Australian W-League.[2] She has represented Australia on the under-20 national team. Following her debut season in the W-League at the age of 16, she was named Young Footballer of the Year by the league.

Early life

Siemsen attended Oxford Falls Grammar School.[2] She was selected for the Australian School Girls Squad and represented Football NSW at the National Training Centre (NTC) Challenge. At age 16, she was named Football NSW NPL Women's Player of the Year.[3]

Club career

Sydney FC (2016–2018)

Siemsen made her debut for Sydney FC during the 2016–17 season at the age of 16.[4] Sydney finished in third place during the regular season with a 7–4–1 record and advanced to the semi-finals where they were eliminated by Perth Glory.[5] Siemsen finished her first season with six goals, ranking as the club's top scorer.[1] She was named the league's Young Footballer of the Year in May 2017.[6][7][8] She was named the 2016 Junior Sports Star by the Manly Daily.[9]

Returning to Sydney for the 2017–18 season, Siemsen scored the game-winning goal coming off the bench as a substitute against former champions Melbourne City on 18 November.[10]Siemsen finished off the 2017-18 season with 4 goals and a grand final finish with her Sydney FC team.

California Storm (2018)

In April 2018, Siemsen joined Women's Premier Soccer League side California Storm on a short-term contract.[11][12] In her first game as a Storm player, she scored a brace in a 3–2 loss to Fresno FC. She was named WPSL West Region Player of the Week in Week 3 after tallying two goals and one assist on the road against Primero de Mayo.[13] On 23 June, she scored a hat-trick in a 4–1 victory against the MVLA Wolves. She finished the season with 9 goals and 5 assists in 8 appearances.[14]

Western Sydney Wanderers (2018–present)

In September 2018, Siemsen signed with Western Sydney Wanderers.[15]

International career

Siemsen has represented Australia on the under-20 national team and competed at the 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification tournament in 2016.[16] She scored ten goals in two games during the qualifying tournament, seven against the Northern Mariana Islands and three against Jordan.[17] She was subsequently named player of the tournament.[17] During the 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship, Siemsen scored a goal against Vietnam, Japan and South Korea in consecutive games to advance Australia to the semi-finals for the first time in 11 years.[18][19]

Honours

Individual

  • Football NSW NPL Women's Player of the Year: 2016[3]
  • W-League Young Footballer of the Year: 2016[20]
  • PFA Young Women’s Footballer of the Year nominee: 2017[21]
  • Football NSW NPL Women’s Player of the year: 2017
  • Football NSW NPL Player of the Final: 2017

References

  1. ^ a b "Remy Siemsen". Sydney FC. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b Gatt, Ray (9 December 2016). "Looks can be deceiving for baby-faced Remy Siemsen". The Australian. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Remy Siemsen selected to represent the Young Matildas". Manly United. 22 October 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  4. ^ "R. Siemsen". Soccer Way. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Perth Glory storm into W-League grand final". ABC News. 4 February 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Siemsen named Westfield W-League NAB YFOTY". W-League. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  7. ^ Prentice, Andrew (2 May 2017). "Young Footballer of the Year accolade for Sydney FC standout". The Daily Telegraph. Australia. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Maclaren, Siemsen Named Young Footballers of the Year". Four Four Two. 1 May 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  9. ^ Geddes, Jon (22 February 2017). "Meet Remy Siemsen our Manly Daily Junior Sports Star". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  10. ^ "Sydney FC upset City in W-League thriller". The World Game. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  11. ^ "Siemsen is keen for a big Storm in California". Manly United FC. 19 April 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  12. ^ "Siemsen heading to WPSL". The Women's Game. 20 April 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  13. ^ "WPSL Players of the Week — Week 3". Women's Premier Soccer League. 31 May 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  14. ^ "Remy Siemsen profile". Women's Premier Soccer League. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  15. ^ "Western Sydney Wanderers FC". Siemsen ready to shine. 3 September 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  16. ^ Tito, Clement (8 December 2016). "Siemsen Dreams of US or Bundesliga". Four Four Two. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  17. ^ a b "Remy's on a goal-den run". 9 November 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  18. ^ "Young Matildas finally break their 11-year drought | The Football Sack". thefootballsack.com.au. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  19. ^ Prentice, Andrew (9 October 2017). "Our Manly United trio waltz into Young Matildas". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  20. ^ "Perth Glory's Sam Kerr wins Julie Dolan medal for W-League season 2016/17". Perth Now. 1 May 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  21. ^ "PFA Major Award Nominees Announced". Professional Footballers Australia. 13 September 2017. Retrieved 27 November 2017.

External links

  • Remy Siemsen at Sydney FC
  • Remy Siemsen at the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL)
  • Remy Siemsen at Soccerway
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