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Dwight Yorke
Dwight Yorke
Personal information
Full name Dwight Desmond Yorke
Date of birth 3 November 1971 (1971-11-03) (age 48)
Place of birth    Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Midfielder
Youth clubs
1988–1989 Trinidad and Tobago Signal Hill Comprehensive School
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
Flag of None
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National team
1989–2009 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago 074 0(19)
Teams managed
2009–2010 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago (Assistant Manager)

Dwight Eversley Yorke CM (born 3 November 1971) is a Tobagonian former football player. He played for Aston Villa, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Birmingham City, Sydney FC and Sunderland. He was the assistant manager of the Trinidad and Tobago national team until the completion of the qualifying matches for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Along with Russell Latapy and Pat Jennings, Yorke holds the record number of participations in different World Cup competitions, including qualifying stages – six in total (1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010). Yorke was nicknamed The Smiling Assassin because of his goal scoring abilities and his constant smile.

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Template:Trinidad and Tobago Template:Trinidad and Tobago squad (2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup) Template:Trinidad and Tobago squad (2006 FIFA World Cup)

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