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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]

Philibert Jones
Personal information
Full name Philibert Theodore Jones
Date of birth (1964-11-12) 12 November 1964 (age 54)
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

CareerEdit

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 lifeEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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.