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Teagan Micah

Updated: Aug 23, 2023




Teagan Micah was born and raised in the Gippsland town of Moe in regional Victoria, where she played in the junior system at local soccer club Moe United for three seasons.

At the age of 10, she moved to Redcliffe, Queensland, where she attended Redcliffe State High School.

Teagan joined the Goalkeeping Australia Academy in 2010 at the age of 13.

In her 1st year at the Academy Teagan represented Queensland at the National Championships where she was named in the "All-Star Team". She was then selected in the Australian U13 Team which competed in AFC Festival of Football in Vietnam.

Teagan has since represented Queensland at 3 National Championships being named in the All- Star Team on all 3 occasions. She also represented Queensland in the Queensland Academy of Sport team in the FFA National Training Centre Challenge in 2014 and was awarded "Goalkeeper of the Tournament".


Brisbane Roar. 2013–15

Micah signed with the W-League's Brisbane Roar FC, aged 16. During her two years at the club she served as a back-up keeper

Western Sydney Wanderers, 2015–16

She moved to the Western Sydney Wanderers FC for the 2015–16 W-League season. She made her W-League debut aged 18 and went on to appear 5 times for the Wanderers.


In 2016, Micah received a full soccer scholarship to the University of California, Los Angeles. In her freshman season at UCLA, Micah played every minute of every game and became the first freshman goalkeeper to start UCLA's opening match since 2004. Micah earned nine shutouts over the course of the season and was named Pac-12 Goalkeeper of the Week three times. In her sophomore season at UCLA, Micah played in all of UCLA's 25 games, including the College Cup final.


Melbourne Victory, 2019–20

Following her UCLA career Micah returned to the W-League for the 2019–20 season. She served as a backup keeper to fellow Matildas keeper Casey Dumont.

Norway, 2020–21

Micah signed with Norwegian Toppserien side Arna-Bjørnar ahead of the 2020 season.

In November 2020, Micah returned to Australia for the European winter break, signing with Melbourne City. She returned to Norway and Arna-Bjørnar's rivals from Bergen, IL Sandviken, in May 2021.

Rosengård, 2021–23

In August 2021, only a few months after joining IL Sandviken and following her playing at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Micah joined Swedish club Rosengård on a two-year contract.

Liverpool, 2023

In July 2023, Micah signed for English club Liverpool.


International career

After stints with Australia's U-17 and U-20 national teams, Micah earned her first senior national team call-up for the 2017 Tournament of Nations. She was again named to the national team roster for a friendly against the United States in April 2019. The following month, Teagan was announced as a member of Australia's squad for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Micah was a member of the Matildas Tokyo 2020 Olympics squad. The Matildas qualified for the quarter-finals and beat Great Britain before being eliminated in the semi-final with Sweden. In the playoff for the Bronze medal they were beaten by the USA.

In July 2023, Micah was named to the 23 player squad to represent Australia, on home soil, at the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.


 

Teagan Micah is listed on the wall of the Redcliffe Wall of Fame:

A collection of portrait and information honouring the achievements of individuals who have influenced and shaped Redcliffe. The collection is in the Jetty Arcade at 139-141 Redcliffe Parade.

For a complete list of people who appear on the wall click on the following blog post:



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