|Full name||Gilberto Jerónimo Yearwood|
|Date of birth||15 March 1956|
|Place of birth||La Lima, Honduras|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|El Salvador national football team (Assistant)|
|1984–1985||Celta de Vigo||30||(5)|
|2014–2015||American School of Tegucigalpa|
|2015–2016||El Salvador (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2008
Gilberto Jerónimo Yearwood (born 15 March 1956) is a retired Honduran football player who currently is an Assistant coach of the varsity team of the El Salvador national football team. He is by many regarded as one of Honduras' best players of all time.
Nicknamed el Vikingo (The Viking), Yearwood has played mostly in defensive midfield and started his career at Real España in his native country. In 1977, he moved abroad to play in Spain and spent 10 season playing for Elche CF, Real Valladolid, CD Tenerife and Celta de Vigo. He finished his career as a central defender back in Honduras with Olimpia, Motagua and Marathón. His final league match was on 8 May 1994, when he played with Olimpia against Vida.
He scored 20 goals in Liga Nacional: 10 with Real España, 6 with Motagua and 4 for Olimpia.
Yearwood played and scored at the 1977 FIFA World Youth Championship, the inaugural staging of the FIFA World Youth Championship held in Tunisia. He made his senior debut for Honduras in a June 1982 FIFA World Cup match against Spain, which was his country's first ever World Cup match, and has earned a total of at least 46 caps, scoring 1 goal. He has represented his country in 21 FIFA World Cup qualification matches and played at the 1991 and 1993 UNCAF Nations Cups as well as at the 1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
- Scores and results list Honduras' goal tally first.
|1.||30 June 1991||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, United States||Jamaica||5–0||5–0||1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
As a coach, he has been in charge of Motagua winning his first title, Olimpia, Broncos (with whom he got relegated), Real Maya, Real España and Atlético Olanchano in Honduras as well as Dragón in El Salvador.
He left Xinabajul in September 2010 and became in charge of USAC, with whom he clinched promotion to Guatemala's top tier. In October 2012 he joined Guatemalan second division side Sacachispas after being dismissed by USAC.
Honours and awards
- C.D. Real Espana
- C.D. Olimpia
- Ismael responde Archived 27 September 2013 at the Wayback Machine. – La Prensa (in Spanish)
- Desafíe a Ismael – La Prensa (in Spanish)
- Gilberto Yearwood – FIFA competition record
- UNCAF Tournament 1991 – RSSSF
- UNCAF Tournament 1993 – RSSSF
- CONCACAF Championship, Gold Cup 1991 – Full Details Archived 16 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine. – RSSSF
- "Yearwood, Gilberto". National Football Teams. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
- Los últimos 10 técnicos descendidos en Honduras – Diez (in Spanish)
- Echa el Marathon al técnico mexicano Juan de Dios Castillo – Mediotiempo (in Spanish)
- Gilberto Yearwood fue destituido como entrenador del Atlético Olanchano – Terra (in Spanish)
- El hondureño Gilberto Jerónimo Yearwood presentó hoy su renuncia como entrenador del equipo Xinabajul, de la Liga Nacional de Guatemala, debido a problemas económicos que enfrenta el club – La Tribuna (in Spanish)
- Gilberto Yearwood, nuevo tecnico de la U de San Carlos – Fútbol de Honduras (in Spanish)
- Gilberto ya encontró trabajo – La Tribuna (in Spanish)