Dwight Yorke

Yorke still shooting for coaching role in England

Dwight Yorke says he is ready to manage in the English Premier League, and believes it is time for other individuals like himself to be given an opportunity to do so, according to an article in the Jamaica Observer.

The Observer reports that Yorke, who played for Aston Villa in the Premier League for a decade before making the switch to Manchester United, where he flourished under manager Sir Alex Ferguson, has been in Jamaica for the past few days as a guest of telecommunications giant FLOW, broadcast partners of the “Red Devils”.

Dwight Yorke to accompany PM to China

The Office of the Prime Minister says former national footballer and Manchester United F.C.’s Ambassador to China, Dwight Yorke, will join the Trinidad and Tobago delegation on the official visit to China.

Chatelal forgives Yorke as loan repaid

“Dwight, I forgive you.”

So stated reigning Chutney Soca Monarch Neval Chatelal in an open letter to former T&T and Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke yesterday, following the repayment of a $250,000 loan.

Yorke denies deal with Chatelal

Former T&T and Manchester United footballer Dwight Yorke yesterday denied he entered into any contract with Chutney Monarch Neval Chatelal to loan him money to pay off a debt following his Island Vibe fete last year. In fact, Yorke dismissed the story, adding he is also not broke.

"As far as I'm concerned that matter is closed, so there's no issue on what was reported in the media... There is no fact to it, there's no contractual agreement that's for sure. I have never signed a form or paper or anything," Yorke said during a tour of the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet.

Neval sues Yorke for $250,000

Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke was served legal documents before his Seas the Moment fete in Tobago on Saturday, as current Chutney Soca Monarch Neval Chatelal has sued him in an effort to recover $250,000 which was lent to Yorke last year.

Chatelal has been pleading unsuccessfully since May last year with Yorke to pay him back the $250,000, according to documents filed in the San Fernando High Court on Thursday.

Yorke criticises lack of black bosses in football

Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke has criticised the lack of black bosses in football and claims he cannot get an interview for a manager's job.

Yorke, 45, said he knew of black former players who would not do coaching badges as they felt they had little chance of getting a coaching role.

"If it's not because of the colour of our skin then tell me what it is?" the former Trinidad and Tobago player said.

"I'm speaking out about it. Be fair. At least give us an interview."

Dwight Yorke denied entry into US because of Iranian stamp in passport

Manchester United legend Dwight Yorke has been 'denied entry into the US' under Donald Trump's new border laws as he 'has an Iranian stamp in his passport'.

According to former Sky Sports presenter Richard Keys, the United ambassador was refused to enter the country under the border controls recently put in place by President Trump.

Keys posted on Twitter: 'Well done @realDonaldTrump. Man U ambassador Dwight Yorke denied transit access to Miami cause he has Iranian stamp in passport. #crazy'.

Dwight Yorke says he's got Sir Alex Ferguson's support for Aston Villa managerial job

Former national football captain, Dwight Yorke says he has the support of former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, as he moves to apply for the Aston Villa manager’s job.

The team is almost certainly being relegated to the Cahmpionship League next season with just 16 points from 32 games. 

Nigel Pearson is the favourite to take over at Villa Park for next season, but Yorke, whose managerial experience extends to serving as Trinidad and Tobago assistant manager from 2009 to 2010, believes he should be given an opportunity.