Adelaide United Women winger Emily Condon is immensely proud to be representing her hometown team for a seventh season.
The 21-year-old re-signed with the Reds for the upcoming campaign and is currently the longest serving player on the books of United.
Condon made her debut during the 2013/14 campaign and has since gone on to amass 53 games, scoring seven goals in the process.
“I believe this is my seventh contracted season with Adelaide United so it’s good to be back again playing for my hometown,” she said.
“To make my 50th game last season was pretty special and to play with Adelaide United all these years makes it even more special.
“So hopefully this season I can rack up a few more games so that would be good.”
Adelaide are still chasing an elusive finals appearance and Condon said that was again the team’s primary objective after coming so close last year.
“This season hopefully we’re going to make finals this time for the first time,” Condon said.
“Last season we were so close only to miss out by a point so hopefully we can take it that extra step and make the finals.”
Condon played all 12 matches last season, starting seven of those.
“For me personally I’m looking just to get a good amount of game time,” Condon said, when asked about her personal goals for the season ahead.
“Play my part, play my role in the team and hopefully help get the team over the line this season.”
Condon was also thrilled to have Ivan Karlović as Head Coach for a third straight year.
“Working under Ivan is really good,” she said.
“It’s good to have the same coach for consecutive seasons which helps keep the stability in the team.
“It allows us to stick to the game plan we have been working on the past few seasons so it’s always good to have that there.
“He’s always working with the players individually, helping with their weaknesses and improving what needs to be done to lift their game.”