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Tameka Butt

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Tameka Butt
Date of birth (1991-06-16) 16 June 1991 (age 25)
Place of birthOrange, New South Wales, Australia
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Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current team
Brisbane Roar
Number13
Youth career
Mudgeeraba
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2008QAS
2008–Brisbane Roar73(40)
2012Boston Breakers8(3)
2013–20141. FFC Frankfurt8(3)
2014Iga F.C. Kunoichi (loan)
National team
2007–Australia45(6)

Tameka Butt (born 16 June 1991)[1] is an Australian professional football midfielder who plays for the Brisbane Roar in the Australian W-League. She previously played for the Boston Breakers in the WPSL Elite, German Frauen-Bundesliga club, 1. FFC Frankfurt and Japanese Nadeshiko League club Iga F.C. Kunoichi and has been a member of the Australian national team since 2007.

Playing career

Club

Brisbane Roar (2008–present)

Butt has played for the Brisbane Roar since 2008 and:

- won the Westfield W-League Players Player of the Year Award for 2012/13

- won the Julie Dolan Medal (Westfield W-League Player of the Year) Award for 2013/14

- won the Brisbane Roar Goal of the Year Award for 2013/14

- was presented with Hat Trick Awards for 2009, 2011/12 and 2013/14 (a hat trick of hat tricks) [2]

Boston Breakers (2012)

Butt signed with the Boston Breakers in the Women's Premier Soccer League Elite (WPSL Elite), the top division of women's soccer in the United States at the time, for the 2012 season.[3]

FFC Frankfurt (2013–2014)

In January 2013, Butt signed for German Frauen-Bundesliga club 1. FFC Frankfurt.[4]

Iga F.C. Kunoichi (2014)

Butt was loaned by Brisbane Roar to Iga F.C. Kunoichi along with Elise Kellond-Knight in late May 2014, and returned to Brisbane Roar for the 7th W-League season.[5]

International

Butt has played for the Australia women's national football team since 2007. She served as captain of the Australian Under-20s National Team from 2007–2009 and was the captain of the squad that won the 2008 ASEAN Women's Cup Championship. She was a member of the 2007 AFC Women's Under-17 Asian Championship team as well as the 2008 AFC Under-20s Women's Asian Championship squad. She was also a member of the team that won the AFC Women's Asian Cup in 2010. During the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany, Butt played in two matches, with one start.[6]

Honours

Club

Brisbane Roar

International

Australia
  • AFC Women's Asian Cup Winners: 2010

References

  1. ^ "Player profile – Tameka Butt". Brisbane Roar FC. Retrieved 7 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Tameka Butt". Soccer Way. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tameka Butt agrees to terms with Boston Breakers, joins fellow Australian Kyah Simon". Equalizer Soccer. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  4. ^ Juchem, Marcus (1 February 2013). "Frankfurt holt Australierin Tameka Butt" (in German). WomenSoccer.de. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "Tameka Butt and Elise Kellond-Knight sign with Japanese side Iga FC". The Women's Game. 29 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Tameka Butt". Boston Breakers. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 

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