Matthew Mayora

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Matthew Mayora
Matthew Mayora.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-03-10) 10 March 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
APIA Leichhardt
Number 15
Youth career
Bonnyrigg White Eagles
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Bonnyrigg White Eagles 83 (5)
2008–2009 Sydney Olympic 37 (25)
2009 Perth Glory FC (loan) 4 (0)
2009 Persipura Jayapura 0 (0)
2010 Sydney Olympic 20 (6)
2010 Lautoka F.C. 0 (0)
2011 Marconi Stallions 13 (4)
2012 Southern Samity 0 (0)
2012 Shillong Lajong FC 4 (3)
2012 Sydney Olympic 14 (4)
2013 Blacktown City 21 (1)
2014– APIA Leichhardt 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 October 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Matthew Mayora (born on 10 March 1986 in Sydney) is an Australian footballer who plays for APIA Leichhardt.

Club career[edit]

He was crowned the 2009 NSWPL Golden Boot winner with a haul of 15 goals in 20 matches[1] by Sydney Olympic[2]

On August 13, 2009 Mayora signed a six week injury cover contract with Perth Glory after impressing in a trial.[3][4] On August 16, 2009 he made his A-League debut for Glory against Wellington Phoenix, coming on in the 88th minute.[5] It was reported he would sign with Indonesian Super League club Persipura Jayapura on September 15, cutting short his loan to Perth Glory.[6] On October 27 it was decided by the Indonesian club, that he was surplus to requirements and was dropped from his 1-Year contract.[7] He failed to impress several clubs in some trial sessions during pre-season of Indonesian Super League 2009/2010 with Persipura Jayapura who he played a full game for in a cup match. On 11 February 2010 announced his return to his former club Sydney Olympic.[8] After reterning to Olympic, Mayora went to Uruguay and trialled for an unnamed club, who offered him a contract, however due to personal reasons he declined.

According to the Fijiian local news Mayora signed for NFL club Lautoka F.C..[9] Mayora made his debut for the club in the 2010-11 OFC Champions League matchday one game against Koloale FC Honiara and scored both goals in their 2–1 victory.[10]

Returning from Fiji, Mayora signed on with NSW Premier League outfit Marconi Stallions for the 2011 NSW Premier League season[11] After a cautious start to the 2011 season, Mayora was sent off in the 0–0 draw with Bonnyrigg in Round 5.[12]

Mayora left Marconi half way through the 2011 NSW Premier League season, and once more went abroad in the hope of securing a professional contract.[13] It was announced that he had signed a contract with I-League club Southern Samity for the 2012 I-League 2nd Division.[14]

On 20 January Mayora signed for I-League side Shillong Lajong FC for the 2011–12 I League season.[15]

On May the 24 Mayora made another return to Sydney Olympic for the 2012 season.[16]

Mayora moved out of Belmore for a third time at the end of the 2012 season, where he signed for Blacktown City.

International career[edit]

However he has expressed interest in playing in Uruguay, as his cultural heritage is Uruguayan.[17]

Personal life[edit]

Mayora was born to Uruguayan Immigrants.[18]

Honours[edit]

With Sydney Olympic:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mayora wins Golden Boot as Olympic end season with 2–1 loss
  2. ^ Matthew Mayora's night to remember.. and forget.
  3. ^ New Signings For Glory And Sydney
  4. ^ Golden Boot winner Matthew Mayora signs with Perth Glory
  5. ^ All guts but no glory
  6. ^ Mayora bound for Indonesia
  7. ^ Persib No Need Mayora
  8. ^ Matthew Mayora signs on for 2010 season
  9. ^ "Mayora wants to be top scorer in IDC". Fiji Village. October 3, 2010. Retrieved 24 October 2010. 
  10. ^ "Lautoka defeat Koloale 2–1". Oceania Football. 23 October 2010. Retrieved 24 October 2010. 
  11. ^ "Premier League season 2011 kicks off". Fairfield Advance. 23 March 2011. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  12. ^ Carlucci, Joseph (25 April 2011). "Ten-man Stallions keep White Eagles winless in 2011". NSW Premier League. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  13. ^ Georges, Chris (1 August 2011). "Special Feature: Indian clubs continue prey on NSW Premier League". NSW Premier League. Retrieved 1 August 2011. 
  14. ^ "Australian striker Matthew Mayora will sign for Southern Samity!.". Kolkotafootball.com. 5 July 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011. 
  15. ^ "Shillong Lajong sign Australian striker Mayora ahead of their Dempo game". Retrieved 1 August 2011. 
  16. ^ "He's Back.". sydneyolympic.com. 14 May 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  17. ^ Mayora moves in leaps and bounds - Football NSW Article
  18. ^ Official MySpace
  19. ^ ISL Duo Faces One Dull Month

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