Melbourne City FC re-signs defender Tori Tumeth

We are excited to announce the re-signing of 20-year-old defender Tori Tumeth for the next two W-League seasons. 

Tumeth made the move from New South Wales in 2020, appearing in every fixture of her inaugural season at Australia’s top level. 

After making her W-League debut in Round 1 against Brisbane Roar, Tumeth went on to start in all but one game. 

Her versatility as a player was key to her success. Head Coach Rado Vidosic initially deployed Tumeth at the heart of the City defence before playing her as an attacking wing-back. 

The former Junior Matildas captain was one of the bright spots for City in season 2020/21 and will continue to develop her craft over the next two seasons in Melbourne. 

Head Coach Rado Vidosic: 

“Tori was one of our shining lights last season so it’s great to have her returning to Melbourne for the next couple of years. 

“She showed a great willingness to learn in her first W-League season and as a result, continually improved her game and was an important part of our team. 

“Tori’s a versatile player and we look forward to watching her continue to develop over the next two seasons.” 

Tori Tumeth said: 

“I really enjoyed my first season of W-League with City and I was extremely grateful to be given the chance. 

“I am excited to get back to the Club and continue working and building for the next two years. 

“I definitely feel like I grew a lot last year under Rado and the rest of the coaching staff, and I really started to understand and implement the City style of play. 

“When Rado introduced me to wing-back, I was able to get wider and higher up the pitch and thoroughly enjoyed learning the new position. I think being versatile is extremely important and ultimately, I want to offer as much to the team as I possibly can.” 

Join Tori in signing on ahead of the new season! Head to citymembership.com.au to become a City Member today!