Linval Dixon

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Linval Dixon
Personal information
Date of birth (1971-09-14) 14 September 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth Old Harbour Bay, Jamaica
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Clarendon College
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995 Charleston Battery 12 (4)
1995-2002 Hazard United
2002-2003 Charleston Battery 44 (0)
National team
1990-2004 Jamaica 151
Teams managed
2005-2006 Portmore United U-23
2007-2009 Portmore United
2009 Portmore United (assistant)
2010 Portmore United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Linval Dixon (born 14 September 1971 in Old Harbour Bay, Saint Catherine, Jamaica) is a retired Jamaican football defender and currently head coach at Portmore United.[1]

Player[edit]

Club[edit]

Dixon attended Clarendon College where he played on the school's team. In 1995, he signed with the Charleston Battery of the USISL. He moved to Hazard United in the fall of 1995 and played for them until 2002 when he returned to the Battery for two seasons in the USL A-League. In 2003, Dixon and his team mates won the A-League championship.

International[edit]

He captained Jamaica and was a participant at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. He made his debut in 1991 and played his last international in 2004 against Venezuela, collecting over 90 caps, including 27 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[2]

Manager[edit]

In 2005, Dixon became the manager ach of Portmore United U-23 team. In 2007, he became the head coach of the club's senior team. At the end of the 2009 season, he stepped down to become an assistant manager. He returned to his position as head manager for the 2010 season.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walters, Ainsley (2008-05-02). "Discipline did it for us - Dixon". Jamaica Gleaner. Retrieved 2009-08-24. 
  2. ^ Linval DixonFIFA competition record
  3. ^ Linval Dixon regains control at Portmore United

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