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Georgia Plessas (born 2 October 1998) is an Australian soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Western Sydney Wanderers in the W-League and for the Australia women's national under-20 soccer team. She previously played for Sydney FC where she made her W-League debut at the age of 15. She made her international debut at the 2016 AFF Women's Championship.
In July 2012 Plessas was selected for the NSW Metro team that participated at the under-14 national championships. Her performance at the tournament, including a hat trick of goals in the final match, helped lead her team to win the championship and earned Plessas selection in the tournament's All-Star team. Her performance at the tournament was rewarded with selection to the national under-17 squad later the same month. At the end of 2012 Plessas was selected for the under-15 New South Wales state representative squad.
Plessas made her W-League debut at the age of 15 playing for Sydney FC. In her first match, she entered as a substitute in the second half of a 1–1 draw against the Brisbane Roar. Plessas made a second appearance as a substitute a week later in a 0–3 loss to Canberra United. Sydney finished in fourth place during the regular season with a Template:Win-loss record record securing a berth to the playoffs where they were defeated 3–0 by Perth Glory in the semi-finals.
Plessas signed with Western Sydney Wanderers for the 2016–17 season. She made her debut for the club on 13 November 2016, coming on as a substitute at half time in a 2–0 loss to her former team Sydney FC. The following weekend she made her first appearance in the starting 11 of a W-League match, playing the full 90 minutes in a 2–1 win over Adelaide United. She made a further two appearances as a substitute during the season, as the Wanderers finished second to last in the 9-team competition. The Wanderers finished in eighth place during the regular season with a Template:Win-loss record record.
In August 2015 Plessas was selected for the national under-20 team that competed at the 2015 AFC U-19 Women's Championship held in China. She made one appearance in the tournament, coming on as a substitute in Australia's first match, a 0-2 loss to Japan.
In July 2016, Plessas was again selected for the national under-20 team that competed at the 2016 AFF Women's Championship held in Myanmar. Plessas started in three matches at the tournament, scoring the equalizer in a 1–1 draw against the host nation during the round robin stage.
In November 2016, Plessas was part of the squad for the 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification tournament held in China. She started both matches and scored a goal against the Northern Mariana Islands, helping Australia qualify for the August 2017 AFC U-19 Women's Championship.
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