DWIGHT THE MAN

Dwight Yorke is a retired football player from Trinidad and Tobago. He was born in 1971 and was discovered by Aston Villa manger Graham Taylor in 1989. After a trial at Villa, Yorke was offered a contract. His debut for them came on 24 March 1990 in a 0-1 loss against Crystal Palace. He spent nine years with Villa and in August 1998 completed a move to Manchester United for £12.6 million.

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DWIGHT YORKE'S CAREER PATH

To simply say Yorke was plucked from footballing obscurity is missing a good chunk of the story. Already identified as a future star in his mid-teens, Yorke was scoring in front of five-figure crowds for his school team - and enjoying every aspect of the attention it brought.

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MY ACHIEVEMENTS

 

INTERNATIONAL RECORDS


Born

3-11-1971


Country

Trinidad and Tobago

 

DWIGHT HONORS

 

DWIGHT ON TARGET

 
December 31, 2018

My best moments and my thoughts on football back home

Manchester United legend Dwight Yorke has picked the moments he […]
December 12, 2018

A Tribute to Mike

I was asked to deliver a Eulogy on my former […]
December 9, 2018

A tribute to my old teammate – Michael McComie

Not too long ago I heard about my good friend […]