Sarah Gregorius
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Sarah Gregorius

Sarah Gregorius
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Personal information
Full name Sarah Joelle Gregorius[1]
Date of birth (1987-08-06) 6 August 1987 (age 33)[2]
Place of birth Lower Hutt, New Zealand[3]
Height 1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)[2]
Playing position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
AS Elfen Saitama
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Lynn-Avon United
Three Kings United
Eastern Suburbs AFC
2011-2013 SC 07 Bad Neuenahr 41 (7)
2013-2015 Liverpool 6 (0)
2015- AS Elfen Saitama
National team?
2006 New Zealand U-20 11 (4)
2010-2020 New Zealand 100 (34)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 June 2015
? National team caps and goals correct as of 4 March 2020

Sarah Joelle Gregorius (born 6 August 1987), is an association football player who has represented New Zealand at international level.[4] She plays for AS Elfen Saitama in the Japanese L. League.

International career

Gregorius was a member of the New Zealand side at the 2006 FIFA U-20 Women's World Championship playing in all three games at the finals in Russia, where they lost to Australia (0-3) and Russia (2-3), before holding Brazil to a goalless draw.[5]

She made her senior Football Ferns debut in a 14-0 win over Vanuatu in the Oceania Women's Nations Cup on 29 September 2010.[4][6] She scored her first senior international goal in her second appearance as she claimed a hat-trick in a 10-0 win over Cook Islands on 1 October 2010.[7]

She played all New Zealand's matches at both the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada, 6 matches overall (3 in each tournament).[8]

Gregorius scored a goal against England in a friendly match on June 1st 2019, helping New Zealand win 1-0.[9]

She was part of New Zealand's 2012 and 2016 Olympic teams.[10] She also played in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.[11]

On 4 March 2020, Gregorius played her 100th match for New Zealand against Belgium in the 2020 Algarve Cup, when she also announced her retirement from international football.[12]

Club career

In July 2013, Gregorius signed for FA WSL league-leaders Liverpool from German Frauen-Bundesliga club SC 07 Bad Neuenahr.[13]





  1. ^ "List of Players -- 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ a b "List of Players - 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ Profile at NZF
  4. ^ a b "Caps 'n' Goals, New Zealand Women's national representatives". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 2010.
  5. ^ "Match report - Brazil vs New Zealand". FIFA. 23 August 2006.
  6. ^ "Football Ferns - Line-ups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 2010.
  7. ^ "Ferns continue scoring ways". New Zealand Football. Retrieved 2010.
  8. ^ "FIFA player's stats". FIFA. Retrieved 2015.
  9. ^ "new zealand vs england womens - Google Search". Retrieved 2019.
  10. ^ "Sarah Gregorius Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ "Football Ferns squad revealed for World Cup". The New Zealand Herald. 29 April 2019.
  12. ^ "Sarah Gregorius one of the lucky ones as she retires after her 100th Football Ferns match". 5 March 2020.
  13. ^ "Sarah Gregorius among four Liverpool Ladies signings". British Broadcasting Corporation. 24 July 2013. Retrieved 2013.

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