Olivia Price (footballer)

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Olivia Price
Olivia Price SFC 1.jpg
Price playing for Sydney FC in 2014
Personal information
Full name Olivia Price
Date of birth (1996-05-17) 17 May 1996 (age 20)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sydney FC
Number 12
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014– Sydney FC 26 (1)
National team
2013–2015 Australia U20[1] 19 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 February 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 September 2015

Olivia Price (born 17 May 1996) is an Australian association football player, currently playing as a midfielder for Sydney FC and previously captained Australia for the Australian National U20 team.

Club career[edit]

Sydney FC[edit]

Olivia signed with Sydney FC early in 2014 as an injury replacement for the last few rounds of the 2013–14 W-League Season. Olivia was re-signed by Sydney FC for the 2014 W-League Season. She made her debut for Sydney FC against Adelaide United on 14 September 2014, when she was substituted on in the 80th minute.[2]

Olivia made her first W-League Grand Final appearance in a 4-1 loss to Melbourne City on 31 January 2016 being subbed on in the 83rd minute. [3]

Still playing for Sydney FC in the 2016-17 season, Olivia made her first starting line up in a 2-0 win over Adelaide United on 27 November 2016.

International career[edit]

Olivia has represented Australia at both under-17 and under-20 level. She played in the team that finished runner-up to the Japanese under-23 side at the 2013 AFF Women's Championship.[4] She went on to play for the Young Matildas for the AFC U-19 Women's Championship.[5] Olivia played for the Young Matildas again in the qualifiers for the 2015 AFC U-19 Women's Championship in Vietnam and scored a brace in Australia's 19-0 win against Singapore.[6] On May the 5th 2015, Olivia was named Captain of the Young Matildas[7] for their 7 - 0 win[8] over Indonesia in the AFF Championship.