Nikolai Topor-Stanley

Nikolai Topor - Stanley ( born March 11, 1985 in Canberra) is an Australian football player. The defender is since 2009 in the Newcastle United Jets under contract.

Club career

Topor - Stanley was born as the son of a Mauritian father and a mother with Polish and German ancestors.

He attended for one year the Australian Institute of Sport, and then played in the New South Wales Premier League at Manly United and the Belconnen Blue Devils.

In the season 2006/ 07 the defender was repeatedly come from the A - League club Sydney FC with short-term contracts in order to represent and later Ruben Zadkovich Jacob Timpano. Because of Salary Caps in the Australian Football League, he was however not taken permanently out of Sydney under contract. He reached Sydney the playoffs, but the team had already failed in the minor semi-final.

For the 2007/08 season signed Topor - Stanley a two-year contract with Perth Glory. In the first season he was honored as Perth Glory's Most Glorious Player, also he was elected Rookie of the Year by his fellow players and player of the year.

In early 2009 he signed for season 2009/ 10 has a two-year contract with the Newcastle United Jets.


Topor - Stanley took part with the Australian U-20 national team at the Junior World Championships in 2005 in the Netherlands, came when Vorrundenaus but not used. With the Australian Olympic team, he qualified for the Olympic tournament in China in 2008 and was appointed in July in the final squad.

In March 2008, Topor - Stanley made ​​his debut in a friendly against Singapore in the Australian national team.