Forward Kyah Simon
- Height 164cm
- Weight 63kg
- D.O.B. 25/6/91
Debut: Friendly v Hong Kong, August 2007
Clubs played for: Central Coast Mariners, Sydney FC, Boston Breakers, Western Sydney Wanderers, Sydney FC, Melbourne City, Houston Dash
Her 2018 so far:
Simon started all 14 fixtures for Melbourne City in the 2017/18 season as Patrick Kisnorbo’s side claimed back to back Westfield W-League Championships.
She contributed two goals and five assists to the Melbourne cause throughout the year but her campaign was somewhat soured by a hamstring injury picked up in City's Grand Final win.
That would rule Simon out of participating in the Westfield Matildas’ Algrave Cup campaign, but she made two starts and five appearances in total at the AFC Asian Cup, offering a return of two assists and one goal.
Following the dissolution of the Boston Breakers ahead of the 2018 NWSL season, Simon joined Houston Dash in February and netted her first goal in a 1-1 draw with Portland Thorns on 9 May.
In total, she’s scored eight goals in eight appearances for the Dash – who currently are seventh on the table.
One of the most experienced and reliable components of the Westfield Matildas' squad, Simon has scored 24 goals in 81 matches for Australia, and her propensity as a big-game player will no doubt come to the fore as the side defend their Tournament of Nations crown.
Tournament of Nations 2018
NWSL Preview: Crucial weekend for top four hopefuls
Fresh from the Tournament of Nations, it’s straight back into the swing of things for the Westfield Matildas in the NWSL. For some of our Westfield Matildas, there’s just a three-day turnaround before they’re back into some big matches at the season’s pointy end. Hayley Ras
Westfield Matildas eyeing “vengeance” against Japan
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‘Legacy, pioneers, role models’: Forces driving Westfield Matildas’ ambitions
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Westfield Matildas squad: Attackers
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Raso, Carpenter win battle of the Westfield Matildas in NWSL
Hayley Raso and Ellie Carpenter have got the better of a couple of Westfield Matildas teammates in a thrilling National Women’s Soccer League clash on Monday (AEST). Raso and Carpenter – both playing for Portland Thorns – emerged 3-1 winners over Kyah Simon and Clare Polkingho
NWSL wrap: Kerr makes more history on Sky Blue return
It was another record-breaking weekend for Sam Kerr in the National Women’s Soccer League. Meanwhile, there were strong performances from Ellie Carpenter and Hayley Raso as Portland Thorns notched up a big win. Here’s how our Westfield Matildas went this weekend in the NWSL
NWSL wrap: Simon returns as Houston hold league-leaders
Westfield Matildas attacker Kyah Simon has made a successful return from injury as Houston took points off runaway NWSL league-leaders North Carolina on Monday (AEST). Simon returned from a groin injury and played 67 minutes as the Dash held the high-flying Courage to a 1-1 dr
The unheralded Westfield Matildas star topping the NWSL charts
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NWSL Preview: Three Aussies in clash to shape play-off race
There are two all-Aussie clashes in another exciting weekend of National Women’s Soccer League action in the US. With a total of 10 Westfield Matildas stars playing in the NWSL, Lydia Williams and Steph Catley will take on Sam Kerr, while Katrina Gorry’s side will be in action
NWSL Preview: Kerr and Simon set to collide
An intriguing weekend awaits in the National Women's Soccer League with Westfield Matildas players set to star in three matches on Sunday morning (AEST). Following her goalscoring performance against Portland midweek, Kyah Simon and the Houston Dash are off to Chicago to face
NWSL Wrap: Carpenter makes US history as Simon scores
Westfield Matildas attacker Kyah Simon has found the net to help Houston Dash salvage a draw with Portland Thorns on Thursday, while Ellie Carpenter made National Women’s Soccer League history. Simon scored her first goal for her new club just before the hour-mark to help the
NWSL Preview: Five Westfield Matildas set for midweek action
Bragging rights will be on the line for five Westfield Matildas when the National Women's Soccer League continues on Thursday morning (AEST). Kyah Simon and the Houston Dash host Ellie Carpenter's Portland Thorns at 10am (AEST), looking to build on their first win of the seaso