Matthew Mayora

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Matthew Mayora
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Personal information
Date of birth (1986-03-10) 10 March 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Rydalmere Lions
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 (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 13 (2)
2015 Mounties Wanderers 5 (0)
2016– Rydalmere Lions 25 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 September 2016.

Matthew Mayora (born 10 March 1986 in Sydney) is an Australian footballer who plays for Mounties Wanderers in the National Premier Leagues NSW 2.

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 13 August 2009 Mayora signed a six-week injury cover contract with Perth Glory after impressing in a trial.[3][4] On 16 August 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 15 September, cutting short his loan to Perth Glory.[6] On 27 October 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 24 May 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.[17]

After a disappointing 2014 National Premier Leagues NSW single season at APIA Leichhardt, Mayora dropped a division, and signed for National Premier Leagues NSW 2 club Mounties Wanderers for the 2015 season.[18]

International career[edit]

However he has expressed interest in playing in Uruguay, as his cultural heritage is Uruguayan.[19]

Personal life[edit]

Mayora was born to Uruguayan Immigrants.[20]

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. 3 October 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. ^ Georges, Chris. "Mayora calls Blacktown City Home". Blacktown City FC. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  18. ^ Rowney, Peter. "PS4 NPL NSW Men's 2 Round 1 Preview". Football NSW. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  19. ^ Mayora moves in leaps and bounds - Football NSW Article
  20. ^ Official MySpace
  21. ^ ISL Duo Faces One Dull Month

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