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.



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]


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]


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


  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
  5. ^ Romelle BurgessFIFA competition record
  6. ^ Ezra Stuart (29 May 2004). "New 'Rocket man'". Caribzones. Retrieved 7 May 2011.