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Derek Terron King

Derek King Nickname
PositionDefender
Height
Date of Birth April 12th, 1980 (age 38)
Place of Birth Arima, Trinidad and Tobago
Debut May 6th, 1999 (aged 19)
Caps/Goals33    ( 1 goals)
Last ClubJoe Public (2000)
Previous ClubsW-Connection (1999-2000)
SchoolsArima Senior Comprehensive


Made his senior international debut in 1999 against South Africa. He was a member of the U-23 team, participating in the Olympic Qualifying (2000) Tournament.

A bright defender who now campaigns with Joe Public FC after playing with Vibe CT 105 W Connection during the 1999 season. He was on trial with English Premiership side Southampton in 1999.

He also saw action during the 2000 edition of the Gold Cup after just breaking into the national team. Derek has maintained a place in the Senior Squad and is a decent back up in defense.



Honors for Derek
  • Trinidad & Tobago Professional Football League Coach of the Year in 2009

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Coach King: Job well done; MVP Corbin impressesSep 21st, 2014
Corbin tricks Haiti as T&T lifts U-20 crownSep 20th, 2014
Trimmingham trims Cuba lead as T&T surge into finals unbeaten after 1-1 tieSep 17th, 2014
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