Devon Hodges

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Devon Hodges
Personal information
Full name Devon Hodges
Date of birth (1984-07-26) 26 July 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth St. Ann, Jamaica
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Rivoli United
Number 7
Youth career
Louis Strikers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Wadadah 35 (12)
2004– Rivoli United 145 (64)
2010 Tivoli Gardens (loan) 15 (6)
2011 Sông Lam Nghệ An (loan) 12 (9)
2012 TDCS Dong Thap F.C. 4 (1)
2013 – 2014 Rivoli United 50 (31)
National team
2009–2012 Jamaica 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 September 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 September 2009

Devon Hodges (born 26 July 1984)[1] is a Jamaican professional football player who played as a striker for Rivoli United in the Jamaican National Premier League.

Club career[edit]

Wadadah[edit]

He started his career with Wadadah in 2003.

Rivoli United[edit]

But moved to Rivoli after teammate Dwight Heron convinced him to join him from Montego Bay to Spanish Town. After relegation to the second level in summer 2006, Hodges scored eight goals in six play-off matches at the end of the 2007/2008 season, with four coming in the last match as his team routed his former club Wadadah 11–0 to gain promotion back to the NPL.

In his first season back at the highest level, he immediately became top league goalscorer, scoring 24 goals in the 2008/2009 season to keep Rivoli up.[2] Hodges has continued his goalscoring pace in the 2009/2010 season with 17 goals as on 5 May 2010. Hodges finished the 2009/10 season with 18 goals in the DPL and finish as the joint leading goalscorer, unfortunately Rivoli United was relegated to the South Central Confederation Super League.

Tivoli Gardens[edit]

On 2 September 2010, Hodges signed with a loan deal with Tivoli Gardens.

Sông Lam Nghệ An[edit]

In January 2011, Hodges signed a six-month loan deal with Sông Lam Nghệ An

TDCS Dong Thap F.C.[edit]

In 2012, Hodges signed with TDCS Dong Thap F.C. for the 2012 V-league season.[3]

Rivoli United[edit]

Hodges returned to Rivoli United in 2013 and led them to the Super League title and a return to the NPL.[4]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Jamaica in a May 2009 friendly match against El Salvador and scored his first international goal in his second match against Panama.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Jamaica's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 7 June 2009 National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica  Panama 2–1 3–2 Friendly match
2 16 August 2009 Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts  Saint Kitts and Nevis 1–0 1–0 Friendly match

Achievements[edit]

Rivoli United

2007/2008

Sông Lam Nghệ An

2011

NPL records[edit]

Hodges gained local fame by setting the record for most goals scored in a single National Premier League (NPL) game, when he scored 10 during Rivoli's 15–0 trashing (which is also a record) of Invaders in the 2004/2005 season.[5]

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