Dwight Yorke is an intriguing football speaker who spent his playing career at some of the biggest teams in the world; with a high profile public persona – thanks largely to a brief relationship with British celebrity Katie Price with whom he has a child – Dwight is a popular choice of sports speaker and attends many events as a guest or after dinner speaker.
Before retiring to become a dedicated football speaker Dwight Yorke had played for Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, and Birmingham City and spent almost ten years with their rivals Aston Villa. Yorke retired after a brief stint at Sydney FC and, returning to his home nation of Trinidad and Tobago, Tabago United and since then has spent the majority of his time working as a football speaker.
Further complimenting his work as a sports speaker Dwight has completed training to become a professional football coach; he now plays an integral role in the training and development of the bright young stars of international football. Alongside this Yorke works as a football speaker and pundit for Sky Sports.
Alongside his work as an after dinner speaker Dwight has done his bit to raise money and awareness for charitable organisations, in 2011 Dwight Yorke completed the London Marathon, covering the twenty-six miles in 3 hours and 32 minutes. Dwight is also heavily involved in the local and regional cricket teams in his home country; an avid cricket fan Yorke can often be seen at games as well as helping train the players and even acting as water boy for his favourite team!
To book Dwight Yorke as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by using the contact details below:
When at corporate events, Dwight has been known to cover the following topics:
- Performing Under Pressure
- International Football
- Team Motivation
- Drive & Determination
- The Importance Of Teamwork
Watch a compilation of some of Dwight’s best moments as a footballer, here:
See what people had to say about Dwight, when he appeared at their corporate events:
“The event went well and Dwight was very nice! He was crowded by his fans for most of the time!” – Minerva Tang – Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong