Jlloyd Samuel

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Jlloyd Samuel
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Personal information
Full name Jlloyd Tafari Samuel[1]
Date of birth (1981-03-29)29 March 1981[2]
Place of birth San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Date of death 15 May 2018(2018-05-15) (aged 37)
Place of death High Legh, Cheshire, England[3]
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[4]
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Youth career
Senrab
West Ham United
Charlton Athletic
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2007 Aston Villa 169 (2)
2001–2002Gillingham (loan) 8 (0)
2007–2011 Bolton Wanderers 71 (0)
2011Cardiff City (loan) 6 (0)
2011–2014 Esteghlal 60 (4)
2014–2015 Paykan 27 (0)
2017–2018 Egerton[5] 8 (0)
Total 349 (6)
National team
1999–2000 England U18 4 (0)
2001 England U20 1 (0)
2001–2004 England U21 7 (0)
2009 Trinidad and Tobago 2 (0)
Teams managed
2017–2018 Egerton
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jlloyd Tafari Samuel (/ˈlɔɪd/ JAY-loyd,[6] 29 March 1981 – 15 May 2018) was a professional footballer. He played as a defender and midfielder. He played two full international matches for Trinidad and Tobago in 2009.[7]

Samuel played as a youth for the renowned London junior team Senrab and was in the academies of West Ham United and Charlton Athletic before joining Aston Villa in 1998.

Samuel was killed in a car crash on 15 May 2018 in Cheshire, England at the age of 37.[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jlloyd Tafari Samuel". Soca Warriors. Archived from the original on 27 August 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946–2005. Queen Anne Press. p. 544. ISBN 1-85291-665-6.
  3. "Jlloyd Samuel: Former Aston Villa and Bolton defender dies in car crash". Bbc.com. 15 May 2018. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  4. "Premier League Player Profile". Premier League. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
  5. "Egerton FC". fulltime-league.thefa.com.
  6. "Aston Villa squad guide". BBC News. 13 May 2000. Retrieved 21 April 2009.
  7. "Jlloyd SAMUEL". FIFA.
  8. Sport, Telegraph (15 May 2018). "Former Premier League defender Jlloyd Samuel reportedly killed in car crash". The Telegraph.

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