Deborah Pullen

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Deborah Pullen
Personal information
Full name Deborah Anne Pullen
Date of birth (1963-06-12)12 June 1963
Place of birth New Zealand
Date of death 8 May 2010(2010-05-08) (aged 46)
Playing position Midfielder
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1993 New Zealand 40 (6)

Deborah Anne Pullen (née Kok) (12 June 1963 – 8 May 2010) was an association football player who represented New Zealand at international level.[1]

She made her Football Ferns debut in a 2–2 draw with Australia on 6 October 1979.[2] She represented New Zealand at the Women's World Cup finals in China in 1991[3] playing all 3 group games; a 0–3 loss to Denmark,[4] a 0–4 loss to Norway[5] and a 1–4 loss to China.[6] In her international career, she won 40 caps scored 6 goals.[1]

She died of lung cancer on 8 May 2010.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Caps 'n' Goals, New Zealand Women's national representatives". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 2008-09-22. 
  2. ^ "Football Ferns – Line-ups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 20 February 2009. 
  3. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup China PR 1991 – Team New Zealand". FIFA. Archived from the original on 12 August 2009. Retrieved 30 January 2009. 
  4. ^ Match Report – Denmark v New Zealand Archived 2009-04-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Match Report – Norway v New Zealand Archived 2009-02-09 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Match Report – China PR v New Zealand Archived 2008-06-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ Ruane, Jeremy. "Koko". SportsWeb Soccer.com. Retrieved 2013-08-16.

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