Solomon Grimes

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Solomon Grimes
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Personal information
Full name Solomon Grimes
Date of birth (1987-07-24) July 24, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Monrovia, Liberia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Nea Salamina
Number 50
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Mighty Barolle 82 (7)
2007 LISCR FC 7
2007–2011 Ethnikos Piraeus 92 (1)
2008 Kalamata (loan) 18 (0)
2011– Nea Salamina 102 (0)
National team
2006– Liberia 38 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 02:36, 15 May 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 22, 2016

Solomon Grimes (born 24 July 1987) is a Liberian footballer who plays for Cypriot Club Nea Salamina, and a member of the Liberian National Football Team.

Early career[edit]

Grimes started his career with Liberian league side Mighty Barroe in 2003, where he spent six years with the club before moving on to Liberian top side LISCR FC in 2007. With Grimes proving to be a top player, it wasn't long before he would join Greek side Ethnikos Piraeus for the remainder of the 2007 season.[1] Grimes was later loaned out for the 2008 season to another Greek side →Kalamata where he made 18 appearances. He later rejoined Ethnikos Piraeus till the 2011 season making 92 appearances. In 2011, Grimes joined Cypriot Club Nea Salamina where he now plays.[2][3]

International career[edit]

Grimes gained his first call up against Gambia at the age of 17 in the 2004/2005 World Cup Qualification Round with the Liberia National Football Team[4] and have gone on to make 38 appearances for the Nation.[5]


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