Dwight Yorke

Where is Dwight Yorke now?

Former Manchester United and Aston Villa legend Dwight Yorke finally hung up his boots in 2008 after three seasons playing under former team-mate Roy Keane. 

The Trinidadian enjoyed a huge amount of success over his 20-year playing career winning three Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League with Man United as well as the League Cup with Aston Villa.

Internationally he represented the Trinidad and Tobago national team with whom he won 74 caps and featured in the side’s World Cup qualifying matches from 1990 to 2010 (which is a record).
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Upon retiring from playing Yorke briefly assisted the manager of the Trinidad and Tobago national team for their four remaining games of their 2010 World Cup qualifying campaign.

He completed his Level B coaching badges in October 2015 after Aston Villa had sacked Tim Sherwood, and announced that the club should appoint him as their new manager despite his lack of managerial experience.

Yorke claimed that his intimate knowledge of the club he spent ten years at would provide him with the necessary experience to turn the clubs fortunes around.

Villa appointed French manager and former Arsenal player as Remi Garde as their new manager soon after his claims.

Yorke now works in the media as a pundit and analyst on various sports channels as well as representing former club Manchester United as a global ambassador.

He also jets around the world in his role as sports ambassador for Trinidad & Tobago and has a coveted diplomatic passport.

However, in February 2017, Yorke was denied entry to the United States because he had an Iranian stamp in his passport from a charity game he had played over there a couple of years previous.

He was denied entry due to President Donald Trump’s new border laws.

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Dwight Yorke: Premier League Statistics

NationalityTrinidad & Tobago
Yellow Cards25
Red Cards1
Premier League Teams Played forAston Villa, Birmingham City, Blackburn Rovers, Manchester United, Sunderland

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com