Steven O'Dor

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Steven O'Dor
Personal information
Full name Steven O'Dor
Date of birth (1987-01-28) 28 January 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Melbourne, Australia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre Back
Youth career
South Melbourne
2000–2003 Monash City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Fitzroy City 22 (1)
2005–2006 South Melbourne 20 (0)
2006–2007 New Zealand Knights 3 (0)
2007 South Melbourne 14 (1)
2007–2008 Wellington Phoenix 13 (0)
2008–2013 South Melbourne 97 (10)
2014 Mazenod United 2 (0)
National team
2006–2007 Australia U-20 15 (0)
2007 Australia U-23 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 December 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 May 2010

Steven O'Dor (born 28 January 1987) in Melbourne is a retired Australian footballer.

Club career[edit]

He went to school at Haileybury College from Year 4 through to Year 12, making the first team in Year 8 it was clear he was going to move on to big things. As a junior player he played for Monash City Junior Soccer Club in the Super League from 2000 to 2003. Finishing his schooling in 2004 he then moved on to start a University Degree in law and commerce at Deakin University in Melbourne.

His senior career commenced with South Melbourne in the Victorian Premier League, then moving onto the Australian Institute of Sport and the New Zealand Knights in the A-League. He made several starts for the Knights in the latter part of their poor 2006-07 season.[1]

On 5 May 2007 he was signed by Wellington Phoenix on a two-year deal.[2][3]

On 17 January 2008 O'Dor decided to terminate his two-year contract with the Phoenix after receiving a letter from Deakin University explaining that he needed to resume his university studies.[4]

On 17 September 2008 he returned to South Melbourne, signing a two-year deal.[5]

In February 2012, O'Dor decided to retire from football to continue his studies.[6]

He was most recently working as head coach of Mazenod United Football Club, an Old Collegians seniors team located in Mulgrave, Melbourne.

International career[edit]

He has made 15 appearances for the Young Socceroos, making his debut in 2006 in a 3-0 win against Turkmenistan.


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