Romelle Burgess

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Romelle Burgess
Personal information
Date of birth (1982-03-14) March 14, 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Saint Michael, Barbados
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2002–2005 Southern New Hampshire Penmen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 New Hampshire Phantoms 34 (2)
2008–2009 Eden Stars
2010 New Hampshire Phantoms 1 (0)
2013– Paradise SC
National team
Barbados U23
2000– Barbados 30 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:55, 7 August 2014 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:55, 3 Sept. 2014 (UTC)

Romelle Burgess (born March 14, 1982)[1] is a Barbadian international footballer who plays for Paradise SC.

Career[edit]

College[edit]

Born in Saint Michael, Burgess moved to the United States in 2002 to attend Southern New Hampshire University, becoming just one of four college soccer players there to earn All-Conference honors four times.[2]

Professional[edit]

Burgess turned professional in April 2006 when he signed for the New Hampshire Phantoms, then of the USL Second Division.[3] After scoring two goals in 34 appearances, Burgess returned to his native Barbados, spending two seasons with the Eden Stars, before returning to the Phantoms for the 2010 season.[4]

International[edit]

Burgess is a full international for the Barbadian national team, having made his debut in 2000.[4] Burgess was a team member for the 2002 and 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaigns.[5]

Burgess has also represented Barbados at youth level, and is a former captain of the Barbadian national Under-23 team.[6]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Barbados' goal tally first.[4]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 September 2014 Stade Pierre-Aliker, Fort-de-France, Martinique  Suriname 1–0 1–1 2014 Caribbean Cup qualification

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". Caribbean Football Database. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Former Soccer Standout Burgess Shines in World Cup Qualifier for Barbados". Southern New Hampshire University. 19 June 2008. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Phantoms set to kick off new season". Soccer New England. 29 April 2006. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c Romelle Burgess at National-Football-Teams.com
  5. ^ Romelle BurgessFIFA competition record
  6. ^ Ezra Stuart (29 May 2004). "New 'Rocket man'". Caribzones. Retrieved 7 May 2011.