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Dwight Yorke
Dwight Yorke in Chennai.jpg
Yorke in 2012
Personal information
Full nameDwight Eversley Yorke[1]
Date of birth (1971-11-03) 3 November 1971 (age 49)[1]
Place of birthCanaan, Trinidad and Tobago[1]
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing positionForward
Midfielder
Youth career
1988–1989Signal Hill Comprehensive School
1989–1990Aston Villa
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1990–1998Aston Villa231(73)
1998–2002Manchester United96(48)
2002–2004Blackburn Rovers60(12)
2004–2005Birmingham City13(2)
2005–2006Sydney FC22(7)
2006–2009Sunderland59(6)
Total481(148)
National team
1989–2009Trinidad and Tobago72(19)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Dwight Eversley Yorke CM (born 3 November 1971) is a retired Trinidadian football player. He has played for Trinidad and Tobago national team. He won the 1998–99 Premier League Golden Boot, along side Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Michael Owen. This made him the joint first foreign Golden Boot winner.

Career statistics

Club

Source:[2]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Aston Villa 1989–90 First Division 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
1990–91 First Division 18 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 21 2
1991–92 First Division 32 11 5 5 2 0 1[a] 1 40 17
1992–93 Premier League 27 6 4 1 4 0 35 7
1993–94 Premier League 12 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 14 3
1994–95 Premier League 37 6 2 1 4 1 0 0 43 8
1995–96 Premier League 35 17 5 2 8 6 48 25
1996–97 Premier League 37 17 2 2 2 1 2[b] 0 43 20
1997–98 Premier League 30 12 2 2 1 0 7[b] 2 40 16
1998–99 Premier League 1 0 1 0
Total 231 73 24 14 22 8 9 2 1 1 287 98
Manchester United 1998–99 Premier League 32 18 8 3 0 0 11[c] 8 51 29
1999–2000 Premier League 32 20 0 0 11[c] 2 4[d] 1 47 23
2000–01 Premier League 22 9 2 0 2 2 11[c] 1 1[e] 0 38 12
2001–02 Premier League 10 1 1 0 1 0 3[c] 0 1[e] 0 16 1
Total 96 48 11 3 3 2 36 11 6 1 152 65
Blackburn Rovers 2002–03 Premier League 33 8 3 3 4 2 3[b] 0 43 13
2003–04 Premier League 23 4 1 0 1 2 2[b] 0 27 6
2004–05 Premier League 4 0 4 0
Total 60 12 4 3 5 4 5 0 74 19
Birmingham City 2004–05 Premier League 13 2 1 0 2 0 16 2
Sydney FC 2005–06 A-League 21 7 2[f] 1 23 8
2006–07 A-League 1 0 1 0
Total 22 7 2 1 24 8
Sunderland 2006–07 Championship 32 5 1 0 33 5
2007–08 Premier League 20 1 0 0 1 0 21 1
2008–09 Premier League 7 0 1 0 0 0 8 0
Total 59 6 2 0 1 0 62 6
Career total 481 148 42 20 33 14 50 13 9 3 615 198
  1. Appearance in Full Members' Cup
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Appearances in UEFA Cup
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Appearances in UEFA Champions League
  4. One appearance in Charity Shield, one in UEFA Super Cup, two appearances and one goal in FIFA Club World Cup
  5. 5.0 5.1 Appearance in Charity Shield
  6. Appearances in FIFA Club World Cup

International

Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Trinidad and Tobago 1989 10 2
1992 5 0
1993 1 1
1994 1 0
1996 5 1
1999 1 0
2000 9 8
2001 7 1
2004 1 0
2005 13 0
2006 9 3
2008 6 2
2009 4 1
Total 72 19

International goals

Scores and results list Trinidad and Tobago's goal tally first.[3]
Num Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 9 July 1989 Bridgetown, Barbados  GRN 2–1 Win 1989 Caribbean Championship
2
3 21 May 1993 Montego Bay, Jamaica  VIN 4–1 Win 1993 Caribbean Cup
4 23 June 1996 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  DOM 8–0 Win 1998 World Cup Qualifier
5 15 February 2000 Los Angeles, United States  GUA 4–2 Win 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup
6 7 May 2000 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  HAI 3–1 Win 2002 World Cup Qualification
7 19 May 2000 Port-au-Prince, Haiti  HAI 1–1 Draw 2002 World Cup Qualification
8 8 July 2000 Port of Spain  JAM 2–4 Loss Friendly
9
10 16 July 2000 Edmonton, Canada  CAN 2–0 Win 2002 World Cup Qualification
11 16 August 2000 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  PAN 6–0 Win 2002 World Cup Qualification
12
13 23 June 2001 Hamilton, Bermuda  BER 5–0 Win Friendly
14 28 February 2006 London, England  ISL 2–0 Win Friendly
15
16 7 October 2006 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  VIN 5–0 Win Friendly
17 15 October 2008 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  USA 2–1 Win 2010 World Cup Qualification
18 19 November 2008 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  CUB 3–0 Win 2010 World Cup Qualification
19 11 February 2009 San Salvador, El Salvador  El Salvador 2–2 Draw 2010 World Cup Qualification


Honours

Aston Villa

Manchester United

Sydney FC

Sunderland

Trinidad and Tobago

Individual

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Dwight Yorke". Barry Hugman's Footballers. http://hugmansfootballers.com/player/21861. Retrieved 8 October 2019. 
  2. Dwight Yorke career stats at Soccerbase
  3. Mamrud, Roberto (7 January 2009). "Dwight Yorke – Goals in International Matches". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/yorke-intlg.html. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 
  4. Milosevic gives; Villa a touch of magic. London. 25 March 1996. https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/milosevic-gives-villa-a-touch-of-magic-1343925.html. Retrieved 8 October 2019. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Dwight Yorke: Overview". Premier League. https://www.premierleague.com/players/59/Dwight-Yorke/overview. Retrieved 18 April 2018. 
  6. Man Utd 2–0 Newcastle. London. 22 May 1999. https://www.theguardian.com/football/1999/may/22/newsstory.sport3. Retrieved 8 October 2019. 
  7. United crowned kings of Europe. 26 May 1999. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sport/football/353842.stm. Retrieved 8 October 2019. 
  8. Man Utd crowned world champions. 30 November 1999. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sport/football/543368.stm. Retrieved 8 October 2019. 
  9. Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2007). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2007–2008. London: Headline Publishing Group. pp. 46, 370–371. ISBN 978-0-7553-1664-9 . 
  10. Hugman, Barry J., ed. (1999). The 1999–2000 Official PFA Footballers Factfile. Harpenden: Queen Anne Press. p. 352. ISBN 978-1-85291-607-7 . 
  11. Sydney FC inducts eight greats to its Hall of Fame. 16 March 2015. https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/sydney-fc-inducts-eight-greats-to-its-hall-of-fame. Retrieved 18 May 2020. 

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