Van Egmond Loan

Orlando Pride Midfielder Emily van Egmond Loaned to West Ham United

ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2020) - Orlando Pride midfielder Emily van Egmond has been loaned to West Ham United FC Women of the FA WSL, it was announced today. Van Egmond will join West Ham immediately, with the loan set to expire at the end of the calendar year.

In 2019, van Egmond appeared in eight matches for the Pride with seven starts, missing the majority of the season while away at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. Upon return, her season was cut short due to an ankle injury. 

This past offseason, van Egmond won the double in Australia’s Westfield W-League while on loan with Melbourne City FC, winning both the Premiership and Championship. Van Egmond was in terrific form for Melbourne, starting all 14 matches, scoring six goals and adding one assist. 

The loan will mark van Egmond’s first stint in the FA WSL, having previously played professionally in her native Australia, as well as Denmark and Germany before returning to the NWSL in 2018. Since joining the Pride, van Egmond has registered 25 appearances for the Club, tallying two assists.



September 11, 2020: Major League Soccer has announced the 2020 regular season schedule through the end of September. From September 18-27, each MLS club will compete in three regular season matches. Additional 2020 MLS regular season matches will be announced pending further developments regarding travel protocols. Attendance at matches will be determined in accordance with applicable state and local guidelines.