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Yorke in 2012
Personal information
Full name Dwight Eversley Yorke
Date of birth (1971-11-03) 3 November 1971 (age 50)
Place of birth Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Forward
Midfielder
Youth career
1988–1989 Signal Hill Comprehensive School
1989–1990 Aston Villa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1998 Aston Villa 231 (73)
1998–2002 Manchester United 96 (48)
2002–2004 Blackburn Rovers 60 (12)
2004–2005 Birmingham City 13 (2)
2005–2006 Sydney FC 22 (7)
2006–2009 Sunderland 59 (6)
Total 481 (148)
National team
1989–2009 Trinidad and Tobago 72 (19)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

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:
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 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 0 43 20
1997–98 Premier League 30 12 2 2 1 0 7 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 8 51 29
1999–2000 Premier League 32 20 0 0 11 2 4 1 47 23
2000–01 Premier League 22 9 2 0 2 2 11 1 1 0 38 12
2001–02 Premier League 10 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 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 0 43 13
2003–04 Premier League 23 4 1 0 1 2 2 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 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

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.
Num Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 9 July 1989 Bridgetown, Barbados  Grenada 2–1 Win 1989 Caribbean Championship
2
3 21 May 1993 Montego Bay, Jamaica  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4–1 Win 1993 Caribbean Cup
4 23 June 1996 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  Dominican Republic 8–0 Win 1998 World Cup Qualifier
5 15 February 2000 Los Angeles, United States  Guatemala 4–2 Win 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup
6 7 May 2000 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  Haiti 3–1 Win 2002 World Cup Qualification
7 19 May 2000 Port-au-Prince, Haiti  Haiti 1–1 Draw 2002 World Cup Qualification
8 8 July 2000 Port of Spain  Jamaica 2–4 Loss Friendly
9
10 16 July 2000 Edmonton, Canada  Canada 2–0 Win 2002 World Cup Qualification
11 16 August 2000 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  Panama 6–0 Win 2002 World Cup Qualification
12
13 23 June 2001 Hamilton, Bermuda  Bermuda 5–0 Win Friendly
14 28 February 2006 London, England  Iceland 2–0 Win Friendly
15
16 7 October 2006 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5–0 Win Friendly
17 15 October 2008 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  United States 2–1 Win 2010 World Cup Qualification
18 19 November 2008 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  Cuba 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

  • Caribbean Cup: 1989

Individual

  • Premier League Player of the Month: February 1996, January 1999, March 2000
  • PFA Team of the Year: 1998–99 Premier League
  • Premier League Player of the Season: 1998–99
  • Premier League Golden Boot: 1998–99
  • Joe Marston Medal: 2005–06
  • Sydney FC Hall of Fame: 2015


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