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Full name  Catherine Cannuli
Years  Team
Place of birth  Sydney, Australia
Name  Catherine Cannuli

Height  163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Role  Football player
2000–2004  NSW Sapphires
Playing position  Forward

Date of birth  (1986-03-03) 3 March 1986 (age 29)

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Catherine Cannuli (born 3 March 1986) is an Australian soccer coach and player who is a playing coach for SD Raiders in New South Wales State League Women's. She played national league football in the Women's National Soccer League for the NSW Sapphires and the W-League for Sydney FC, Brisbane Roar and Western Sydney Wanderers. She also played for Inter Lions in the NSW Women's Premier League. She also played four times for Australia.


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Club career

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Cannuli began playing soccer at the age of seven for the Marconi Stallions, initially playing in a team where she was the only female player.

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Cannuli played for the NSW Sapphires in the Women's National Soccer League (WNSL) from the 2000–01 WNSL season. She played in the Sapphires' championship-winning team in 2003.

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In 2004, Cannuli stepped away from the game, returning in 2008 with Inter Lions. She was soon invited to train with Sydney FC.

Ahead of the 2011 W-League season, Cannuli joined Brisbane Roar where she played 11 matches in a single season in the Queensland capital.

On 31 January 2014, Cannuli announced her retirement at the conclusion of the season. In her last home match for Western Sydney Wanderers, during the Sydney Derby, Cannuli scored a penalty with the last kick of the match.

International career

Cannuli made her debut for the Matilda's on 12 May 2011 in a 3–0 friendly win against New Zealand at Bluetongue Stadium, Gosford. Cannuli then scored her first goal on 15 May 2011 in another friendly against New Zealand in a 2–1 win at Bluetongue Stadium, Gosford.

Coaching career

Beginning in 2016 Cannuli she started working as a technical director overseeing women's football with the Southern Districts Soccer Football Association (SDSFA). She is also a playing coach of the association's team, SD Raiders, in the New South Wales State League Women's competition. She led the Raiders to the State League Women's championship in 2016.


With NSW Sapphires:

  • Women's National Soccer League Championship: 2003
  • With Sydney FC:

  • W-League Premiership: 2009
  • W-League Championship: 2009
  • Individual

  • Women's National Soccer League Golden Boot: 2003–04
  • References

    Catherine Cannuli Wikipedia

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