Time at club: 2001-2006, 2013-2016
A powerful winger who has progressed through the club youth ranks. He broke through to a regular starting spot in 2004 and was rewarded with the young player of the year award and a call-up to the Trinidad and Tobago squad.
He became the first Vale player ever to play in the World Cup Finals and the club’s all-time International appearances holder before moving to Coventry for a fee of £350,000.
He returned to the club in 2013 and signed a new one-year contract in the summer of 2015.
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