Mackenzie Arnold is an Australian professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for West Ham United in the English FA WSL and the Australia women’s national team. She was awarded three times W-League Goalkeeper of the Year and two twice W-League Premiership.
Mackenzie Elizabeth Arnold was born on February 25, 1994, in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. She attended Palm Beach Currumbin High School, where started playing football.
Mackenzie Arnold made her professional debut in 2011 for the team of Perth Glory. She played 10 matches during the W-League season. In 2012, she was transferred to Canberra United, playing another 10 matches within the season 2012/2013. After the season, she was awarded W-League Goalkeeper of the Year.
In 2013, she moved shortly to Western Sydney Wanderers, but was later ruled out for a significant amount of the season after suffering a deep cut to the leg in the carpark following a match in the 2013 AFC U-19 Women’s Championship.
In 2014, Mackenzie Arnold returned to Perth Glory to win the regular season W-League Premiership and finished as runner-up at the Grand final. For two seasons in the club, she had 22 appearances and won her second W-League Goalkeeper of the Year.
In 2016, Brisbane Roar announced the signing of Mackenzie Arnold. She played 48 matches in her stay in the club, winning again he W-League Premiership in 2017/2018, winning her third award W-League Goalkeeper of the Year.
In 2018, she signed with Arna-Bjornar in the Toppserien, and in July 2019, she played for the Chicago Red Stars, in the NWSL.
In 2020, Mackenzie Arnold signed with West Ham United, which is her current club.
At the international level, Mackenzie Arnold received her first call-up to the Australian national team for a tour of the United States in 2012. She made her debut in November of that year, keeping a clean sheet in a win over Chinese Taipei in the 2013 EAFF Women’s East Asian Cup preliminary round 2. She was included in the Australian national team squad for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, as well as for the Rio 2016 Olympics and Tokyo 2020 Olympics.