Jimmy Dixon

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Jimmy Dixon
Jimmy Dixon 2012.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-10-10) 10 October 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Tubmanburg, Liberia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Central defender
Club information
Current team
Boluspor
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 Mark Professionals
2000–2001 Floda BoIF
2002–2006 BK Häcken 116 (4)
2007–2009 Malmö FF 53 (1)
2009–2012 Manisaspor 65 (4)
2012–2013 BK Häcken 2 (0)
2013– Boluspor 14 (0)
National team
1999– Liberia 25 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:42, 1 April 2013 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16:42, 1 April 2013 (UTC)

Jimmy Dixon (born 10 October 1981) is a Liberian international footballer who plays professionally for Turkish club Boluspor. as a central defender.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Born in Tubmanburg, Dixon began his career with Mark Professionals before moving to Swedish side Floda BoIF in 2000. After two seasons, Dixon moved to BK Häcken, spending five seasons at the club and attracting attention from English club Arsenal.[1] Dixon signed for Malmö FF in time for the 2007 season, on a three-year contract.[2] In 2009, Dixon moved to Turkey, to sign for Manisaspor.[3]

He re-joined BK Häcken in 2012,[4] before signing for Turkish club Boluspor in January 2013.[5]

International career[edit]

Dixon made his international debut in 1999,[6] and has appeared in 10 FIFA World Cup qualifiers to date.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arsenal interested in Jimmy Dixon". Liberian Soccer. Retrieved 24 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Simon Reeves (5 December 2006). "Liberians on the move in Sweden". BBC Sport. Retrieved 24 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Player profile". Turkish Football Federation. Retrieved 24 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Officiellt: Jimmy Dixon återvänder till BK Häcken". Fotbolltransfers. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  5. ^ Jimmy Dixon profile at Soccerway
  6. ^ Jimmy Dixon at National-Football-Teams.com
  7. ^ Jimmy DixonFIFA competition record