Clare Elizabeth Polkinghorne (born 1 February 1989 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian professional football player who plays for the Brisbane Roar in the W-League and Houston Dash in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL).
|Full name||Clare Elizabeth Polkinghorne|
|Date of birth||1 February 1989|
|Place of birth||Brisbane, Queensland, Australia|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Queensland Academy of Sport|
|2014||→ INAC Kobe Leonessa (loan)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 July 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 November 2019
Portland Thorns waived Polkinghorne in February 2016.
Polkinghorne first represented the Australia women's national soccer team in 2006 and has played more than 100 matches, scoring 9 goals. She played in both the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup and 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup and was an unused squad member during the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.
|Key (expand for notes on “international goals” and sorting)|
|Location||Geographic location of the venue where the competition occurred|
Sorted by country name first, then by city name
|Lineup||Start – played entire match|
on minute (off player) – substituted on at the minute indicated, and player was substituted off at the same time
|#||NumberOfGoals.goalNumber scored by the player in the match (alternate notation to Goal in match)|
|Min||The minute in the match the goal was scored. For list that include caps, blank indicates played in the match but did not score a goal.|
|Assist/pass||The ball was passed by the player, which assisted in scoring the goal. This column depends on the availability and source of this information.|
|penalty or pk||Goal scored on penalty-kick which was awarded due to foul by opponent. (Goals scored in penalty-shoot-out, at the end of a tied match after extra-time, are not included.)|
|Score||The match score after the goal was scored.|
Sorted by goal difference, then by goal scored by the player's team
|Result||The final score.|
Sorted by goal difference in the match, then by goal difference in penalty-shoot-out if it is taken, followed by goal scored by the player's team in the match, then by goal scored in the penalty-shoot-out. For matches with identical final scores, match ending in extra-time without penalty-shoot-out is a tougher match, therefore precede matches that ended in regulation
|aet||The score at the end of extra-time; the match was tied at the end of 90' regulation|
|pso||Penalty-shoot-out score shown in parenthesis; the match was tied at the end of extra-time|
|Light-purple background color – exhibition or closed door international friendly match|
|Light-yellow background color – match at an invitational tournament|
|Light-orange background color – Olympic women's football qualification match|
|Light-blue background color – FIFA women's world cup qualification match|
|Orange background color – Olympic women's football tournament|
|Blue background color – FIFA women's world cup final tournament|
NOTE: some keys may not apply for a particular football player
|1.||5 March 2008||Stockland Park, Sunshine Coast, Australia||New Zealand||
|2.||2 June 2008||Thống Nhất Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam||Japan||
|2008 AFC Women's Asian Cup|
|3.||16 June 2013||Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra, Australia||New Zealand||
|4.||10 February 2015||Bill McKinlay Park, Auckland, New Zealand||North Korea||
|5||11 March 2015||Paralimni Stadium, Paralimni, Cyprus||Czech Republic||5–2||6–2||2015 Cyprus Cup|
|6.||2 March 2016||Nagai Stadium, Osaka, Japan||Vietnam||
|2016 Olympics qualifying|
|7.||9 August 2016||Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil||Zimbabwe||
|2016 Summer Olympics|
|8.||28 February 2018||Albufeira Municipal Stadium, Albufeira, Portugal||Norway||
|2018 Algarve Cup|
|9.||9 October 2018||Craven Cottage, London, England||England||
- "List of Players — 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). FIFA. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 18 September 2011.
- "Player profile – Clare Polkinghorne". Queensland Roar. Archived from the original on 11 March 2011. Retrieved 20 February 2009.
- "Clare Polkinghorne signs with INAC Kobe". The Women's Game. 18 June 2014.
- "Thorns FC sign defender Clare Polkinghorne". National Women's Soccer League. 29 June 2015. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
- "Thorns FC acquire defender Katherine Reynolds from Washington Spirit in exchange for defender Alyssa Kleiner". Portland Timbers. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 26 December 2016.
- "Polks first to reach century". Football Federation Australia. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 12 January 2017.
- "Player profile – Clare Polkinghorne". Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 20 February 2009.
- "FIFA Player Statistics – Clare Polkinghorne". FIFA. Retrieved 20 February 2009.
- "Houston Dash sign DF Clare Polkinghorne". 7 June 2018.
- Clare Polkinghorne at Soccerway
| Brisbane Roar captain
| Australia captain
Served alongside: Kate Gill (2014)
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