Teresa Polias

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Teresa Polias
Teresa Polias-SydneyFC.jpg
Polias playing for Sydney FC in 2010
Personal information
Full name Teresa Polias
Date of birth (1990-05-16) 16 May 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Darlinghurst, Australia
Height 155 cm (5 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sydney FC
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Central Coast Mariners 15 (0)
2010– Sydney FC 108 (4)
National team
2008– Australia U-20 4 (1)
2007– Australia 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:34, 28 December 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 November 2015

Teresa Polias (Greek: Πόλιας, born 16 May 1990) is an Australian soccer player, who currently plays for Sydney FC in the Australian W-League.[2]

Personal life

Polias was born in 1990 in Darlinghurst, New South Wales in a family of Greek descent.[3] She grew up in the southern suburbs of Sydney.[4]

As well as playing football, Polias works full-time as a primary school teacher currently at McCallums Hill Public School.[5]

Club career

Polias playing for the Central Coast Mariners

Polias made her debut against Melbourne Victory on Saturday, 25 October 2008.

Polias was named Sydney FC player of the year in the 2011/2012 season.

Polias was a vital member of the Sydney FC Women's team who won the W-League Championship 2012/2013; during the winning season she played every single minute of every single match including Grand Final.[6]

Polias scored her first ever W-League goal in a 3-2 win over Melbourne City, with a long range effort which rocketed straight into the top corner.

International career

Polias has represented Australia in the Young Matilda's starting 11 on many occasions, having travelled to Europe and Asia on numerous occasions.


  1. ^ "FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ - List of Players - Australia" (PDF). FIFA. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Teresa Polias". Sydney FC. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Get to Know You - Teresa Polias". Matildas. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  4. ^ Parkinson, Andrew (21 November 2018). "Teresa Polias – Sydney FC's homegrown heroine". St George & Sutherland Leader. Australian Community Media. Retrieved 28 December 2018.
  5. ^ Smith, Pete (21 January 2014). "W-League player of the week". Football Federation Australia. Archived from the original on 4 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Polias Relives Grand Final With Kids". Sydney FC. 5 February 2013. Retrieved 3 May 2013.
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