Katie Zelem

Biography

United's captain, Katie is a goalscoring midfielder who swapped Turin for Manchester when signing for the Reds.

Zelem came through the United youth system before joining Liverpool in 2013, aged just 17. A year later she made her first-team debut and was voted the club’s Young Player of the Year in her first season, as Liverpool won the WSL. Zelem has experienced joining a newly-formed team before, when she signed for Juventus in 2017. Despite enjoying her time in Italy, she couldn’t turn down the chance of returning of returning to United after a year on the continent. One of the most technical players in last season's Women's Championship, Zelem showcased her ability to unpick even the most resilient of backlines notching up 11 goals from 23 appearances in all competitions. Katie's contribution on the pitch towards United winning the Championship title saw her win Player of the Month in March 2019 and the inaugural Women's Player of the Year award and she was named club captain by Casey Stoney after the departure of Alex Greenwood.

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  • Position

    Midfielder

  • Country

    English

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Manchester United Women 2 Liverpool 0 Article

Read our match report - and watch the highlights - after James and Zelem score in our first-ever WSL win.

Katie Zelem

Zelem: We're here to compete in the WSL Article

Read our new captain's thoughts on the Manchester derby and our upcoming game against reigning champions Arsenal.

Casey Stoney delivers orders to United Women in training.

United Women ready for Manchester derby Article

Casey Stoney says her Reds are raring to go for this weekend's exciting WSL opener against Manchester City.

Katie Zelem

Revealed: United Women's new captain Article

Katie Zelem will skipper our women's team in 2019/20.

Katie Zelem

Zelem is United Women's Player of the Year Article

Katie Zelem has claimed the inaugural award after an impressive season for Casey Stoney's side.

Manchester United Women celebrate winning the Women's Championship title

Women's Player of the Year: The nominees Article

Winning the title was a team effort, but which three players have our women's squad nominated for the individual award?

Casey Stoney.

Stoney: Our mentality must be right Article

United Women's head coach Casey Stoney previews tonight's chance to clinch promotion, at home to Aston Villa Ladies.

Katie Zelem signs an autograph.

Zelem: I am used to the pressure Article

United Women's in-form no.10 Katie Zelem discusses her recent award and the team's exciting run-in.

Katie Zelem stretches for the ball.

Zelem wins Player of the Month Award Article

Katie's fine form in March means she's the fourth United player to claim the FA Women's Championship prize this season.

Katie Zelem scores a penalty against Spurs Ladies

Spurs Ladies 1 United Women 5 Article

The Reds rack up an emphatic away win to go four points clear at the top of the Women's Championship.

United Women celebrate scoring a goal at Sheffield United.

Sheffield United 0 United Women 4 Article

Casey Stoney's Reds seal a third straight win without conceding to consolidate second spot in the Women's Championship.

MU Women celebrate a goal against Everton Ladies

Everton Ladies 0 United Women 3 Article

Three first-half goals gave the Reds a winning end to 2018 and a place in the Continental Tyres Cup's last eight.

United Women in training.

United Women: The story so far Article

History will be made when Casey Stoney's exciting side play their first match, against Liverpool today.

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