Lauren Colthorpe

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Lauren Colthorpe
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Colthorpe playing for Brisbane Roar in 2009
Personal information
Full name Lauren Elizabeth Colthorpe[1]
Date of birth (1985-10-25) 25 October 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Central Midfielder / Right Fullback
Youth career
Warners Bay Panthers
Macquarie Reps
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Brisbane Roar 28 (5)
2009–2010 Fortuna Hjørring
National team
2004 Australia U-20 5 (0)
2005–2011 Australia 51 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 June 2011
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 July 2011

Lauren Elizabeth Colthorpe (born 25 October 1985) is an Australian women's football (soccer) player who played as a midfielder for Brisbane Roar and is a member of the Australian national team.

Club career

Colthorpe joined the Brisbane Roar for the inaugural season of the Westfield W-League in 2008, winning the double in the first season. Colthorpe has featured in all three seasons of the league.

International career

Colthorpe went along with the U-19s national side to Thailand to participate in 2004 FIFA U-19s Women's World Championships. Colthorpe then made her first full debut for the Matilda's in November 2005 in Gosford, New South Wales when Australia defeated China 3–1 in a friendly match.[2] Colthorpe was a part of The Matilda's side that reached the quarter-finals of the 2007 women's world cup. In the quarter-final against Brazil, she scored with a header to level the score at 2–2 before Brazil eventually triumphed 3–2. In 2010, Colthorpe helped Australia win their first silverware in the Asian Cup, mainly playing out of right fullback for most of the campaign.[2]

Career statistics

International goals

Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first.

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 23 February 2007 Zhongshan Soccer Stadium, Taipei, Taiwan  Uzbekistan 3–0 10–0 2008 Olympic qualifying
2 23 September 2007 Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium, Tianjin, China  Brazil 2–2 2–3 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup
3 3 May 2008 Legion Field, Birmingham, United States  United States 3–4 4–5 Friendly
4 13 October 2008 Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Singapore 1–0 6–0 2008 AFF Women's Championship
5 2–0
6 18 October 2008 Thanh Long Sports Centre, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  Myanmar 3–0 5–1 2008 AFF Women's Championship
7 20 June 2011 Jahnstadion, Göttingen, Germany  Mexico 1–2 3–2 Friendly



Brisbane Roar




  1. ^ "List of Players — 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 18 September 2011. 
  2. ^ a b AUS Player Profile Archived 22 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine.. Accessed on 16 June 2011.

External links

  • Queensland Roar Profile
  • Australian Matilda's Profile at the Wayback Machine (archived 2011-08-22)
  • AIS Profile at the Wayback Machine (archived 2009-02-26)
  • Lauren ColthorpeFIFA competition record
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