Theresa Deas

Goalkeeper Theresa Deas from Victoria debuted for Australia during the 1980 Test series against New Zealand, holding her place in the Australian goal for almost ten years. Solid and reliable in goal, she was an outstanding communicator on the field. In all she played ten A internationals, including the 1983 and 1986 Oceania Cups, the 1987 World Invitational Tournament in Taiwan, and the 1988 pilot World Cup in China where she played an integral part in Australia’s 1-0 victory over Brazil. She was inducted into the FFA Hall of Fame in 2003