Sharon Black

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Sharon Black
Personal information
Full name Sharon Lee Black[1]
Date of birth (1971-04-04) 4 April 1971 (age 46)
Place of birth Adelaide, Australia
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Birkalla
Sturt Marion
SASI Pirates
Fortuna Hjørring
2008–2009 Adelaide United 9 (3)
National team
1991–2002 Australia 61 (20)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:06, 12 January 2014 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:06, 12 January 2014 (UTC)

Sharon Lee Black (born 4 April 1971) is an Australian former soccer player who played national league football in Australia and Denmark as well as representing Australia at the 2000 Olympic Football Tournament and the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup. Her last club was Australian W-League team Adelaide United.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Along with compatriot Alison Forman she appeared for Denmark's Fortuna Hjørring in the 2003 UEFA Women's Cup Final.[3]

International career[edit]

Black represented Australia 61 times between 1991 and 2002.[4][5]

She represented the Australian national team at the 2000 Olympic Football Tournament in Sydney and at the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup in the United States.[5]

Honours[edit]

In 2013, Black was named in the Football Federation Australia (FFA) Women's Team of the Decade 1990-99.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sharon Black". Australian Sports Commission. Archived from the original on 19 January 2000. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Player profile - Sharon Black". Adelaide United FC. Retrieved 3 April 2009. 
  3. ^ Cockerill, Michael (29 April 2004). "Australian pair breaks new ground in Europe". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 
  4. ^ "Official Media Guide of Australia at the FIFA Women's World Cup Germany 2011" (PDF). Football Federation Australia. 8 July 2011. p. 53. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Matildas call it a day". Illawarra Mercury. 28 December 2002. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "Teams of the Decades - Women's 1990-1999". Football Federation Australia. 21 December 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2017. 

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