Philibert Jones

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Philibert Jones
Personal information
Full name Philibert Theodore Jones
Date of birth (1964-11-12) 12 November 1964 (age 52)
Place of birth San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
United Petrotrin (Assistant)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1993 United Petrotrin
1994–1996 Charlotte Eagles
1997–1998 United Petrotrin
2000 Charlotte Eagles 4 (0)
National team
Trinidad and Tobago
Teams managed
2008– United Petrotrin (Assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Philibert Jones (born 12 November 1964) is a former international footballer from Trinidad and Tobago who played as a striker. He is currently the Assistant Coach at United Petrotrin in the TT Pro League.[1]

Career[edit]

Amongst his professional clubs was the Charlotte Eagles in the United States, where he scored 18 goals in the 1996 season.[2] Jones also played for United Petrotrin in Trinidad.

Jones also played at international level, and participated at a number of tournaments including the 1989 Caribbean Championship,[3] and the 1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[4] He also appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[5]

Personal life[edit]

His nephew is current player Kenwyne Jones.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Philbert Jones". Soca Warriors. Retrieved 22 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "The Year in American Soccer, 1996". US Soccer Archives. Retrieved 22 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Caribbean Championship 1989". RSSSF. Retrieved 22 August 2009. 
  4. ^ "1991 MATCHES - NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN". RSSSF. Retrieved 22 August 2009. 
  5. ^ Philibert JonesFIFA competition record
  6. ^ George Caulkin (19 April 2008). "Grateful Kenwyne Jones climbs towards goal". The Times. 
  7. ^ Simon Bird (19 April 2008). "Kenwyne: Football saved me a call-up". The Daily Mirror. Retrieved 22 August 2009.