Kerr's hot form recognised again in USA

Sam Kerr was voted the player of the week in America’s National Women’s Soccer League. Pic courtesy of Sky Blue FC Twitter
The plaudits keep coming for Sam Kerr after the Westfield Matildas striker was named the NWSL player of the week for the second time this season.


*Scored a 12-minute hat-trick over the weekend to lead Sky Blue FC to a thrilling come-from-behind 3-2 win over Kansas City.

*Her three goals against Kansas took her career tally in the NWSL to 34 and made her the competition’s all-time leading goal-scorer.

*She’s been voted the NWSL player of the month for both May and June, only the second time a player has done so in consecutive months.

*Her stunning bicycle kick goal against Orlando Pride last month went viral.


“It takes more than one player to win a game, and we had many other people who played well this weekend,” Kerr told Sky Blue FC’s website.

“To come back from being down two-nil in the 78th minute really shows our team character. Everyone on our team played their part, including the subs as well as beyond the subs.

“Overall, it was a massive team effort. It is nice to feel the love from everyone, but the team deserves this more than me.”

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