Nigel Henry

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Nigel Henry
Personal information
Full name Neil Nigel Henry
Date of birth (1976-05-24) May 24, 1976 (age 41)
Place of birth Carenage, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Howard University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 Hershey Wildcats 21 (0)
2002 Montreal Impact 7 (0)
2003–2004 Charleston Battery 15 (0)
2005 Toronto Lynx 7 (0)
2006 Kiruna
2007 Superstar Rangers
2008–2010 Puerto Rico Islanders 50 (0)
National team
2005 Trinidad and Tobago 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 25, 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 23, 2008

Nigel Henry (born May 24, 1976 in Carenage) is a retired Trinidadian soccer player.



In 2001 Henry was signed by the Hershey Wildcats of the USL First Division where he and his teammates reached the USL First Division Championship game. In 2002 Henry was transferred to the Montreal Impact where he played seven games. In the following season, 2003, Henry signed for the Charleston Battery where he was a solid defender, helping the team capture the USL First Division Championship.

In May 2005, Henry signed with the Toronto Lynx where he was a key contributor in the defence for a struggling team plagued with injuries throughout the season.

To improve his chances of selection for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Henry signed that year for Kiruna FF of the Swedish Division 1, but was unsuccessful in his bid, and never played a game for the team. After another brief stint back home with the Superstar Rangers, the Puerto Rico Islanders announced the signing of Henry and Kevon Villaroel for the 2008 season.[1] He later retired at the end of the 2009 season, but came back to the Islanders in the second half of the 2010 season, which he later retired again.


In 2005 Henry earned two international caps or selection for the Trinidad and Tobago, having been named in squads against Barbados and Guatemala.


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