Jimmy Dixon

Jimmy Dixon (born 10 October 1981) is a Liberian former footballer and current assistant coach for Swedish club Assyriska BK.[2]

Jimmy Dixon
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-10-10) 10 October 1981
Place of birth Tubmanburg, Liberia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Central defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–1999 Mark Professionals
2000–2001 Floda BoIF
2002–2006 BK Häcken 116 (4)
2007–2009 Malmö FF 53 (1)
2009–2012 Manisaspor 65 (4)
2012–2013 BK Häcken 2 (0)
2013–2014 Boluspor 35 (0)
2015–2016 Assyriska BK[1] 27 (3)
National team
1999– Liberia 25 (0)
Teams managed
2016– Assyriska BK (assistant coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Career

Club career

Born in Tubmanburg, Dixon began his career with Mark Professionals before moving to Swedish side Floda BoIF in 2000. After two seasons, Dixon moved to BK Häcken, spending five seasons at the club and attracting attention from English club Arsenal.[3] Dixon signed for Malmö FF in time for the 2007 season, on a three-year contract.[4] In 2009, Dixon moved to Turkey, to sign for Manisaspor.[5]

He re-joined BK Häcken in 2012,[6] before signing for Turkish club Boluspor in January 2013.[7]

International career

Dixon made his international debut in 1999,[8] and has appeared in 10 FIFA World Cup qualifiers to date.[9]

References

  1. "Jimmy Dixon" (in Swedish). Assyriska BK. Retrieved 2017-05-31.
  2. "Jimmy Dixon" (in Swedish). Assyriska BK. Retrieved 2017-05-31.
  3. "Arsenal interested in Jimmy Dixon". Liberian Soccer. Archived from the original on 8 March 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2010.
  4. Simon Reeves (5 December 2006). "Liberians on the move in Sweden". BBC Sport. Retrieved 24 November 2010.
  5. "Player profile". Turkish Football Federation. Retrieved 24 November 2010.
  6. "Officiellt: Jimmy Dixon återvänder till BK Häcken". Fotbolltransfers. Retrieved 8 September 2012.
  7. Jimmy Dixon at Soccerway
  8. "Jimmy Dixon". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
  9. Jimmy DixonFIFA competition record


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