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Aurtis Whitley

Aurtis Whitley NicknameAurty
Height5′ 11″ (1.8 m)
Date of Birth May 1st, 1977 (age 47)
Place of Birth San Juan, Trinidad and Tobago
Debut November 15th, 2000 (aged 23)
Caps/Goals41    ( 2 goals)
Last ClubSan Juan Jabloteh (3/2010-3/2010)
Previous ClubsUnited Petrotrin (2/2009-12/2009), W-Connection (9/2007-12/2008), Vitória Setúbal (1997-1997), San Juan Jabloteh (1996-9/2007), Elements FC (8/201)
SchoolsMalick Secondary Comprehensive

Widely regarded as the best midfielder in the Trinidad and Tobago professional league since 2004, Aurtis Whitely played the last seven matches of his country’s 2006 FIFA World Cup™ CONCACAF qualifying campaign, and started in the play-off games against Bahrain.

Other than six months with Portugal’s Vitoria Setubal, he has spent his whole career in the local league where he was selected as San Juan Jabloteh’s most valuable player in 2001 and 2005.

He also appeared in the 2002 FIFA World Cup preliminaries and the 2005 Gold Cup squad.
(FIFA WC 2006 profile)

Honors for Aurtis
  • First Citizens Cup winner's medal with W-Connection in 2007
  • Trinidad & Tobago Chaconia Medal Gold (World Cup Squad) in 2006
  • GLOSS (Gems, Laventille, Outstanding, Spirit and Soul) award in 2006
  • PFL Pro Bowl winner's medal with San Juan Jabloteh in 2005
  • FA Trophy winner's medal with San Juan Jabloteh in 2005
  • San Juan Jabloteh's Most Valuable Player in 2005
  • Leading goalscorer (10 goals) with San Juan Jabloteh in 2004
  • First Citizens Cup winner's medal with San Juan Jabloteh in 2003
  • T&T PFL Championship winner's medal with San Juan Jabloteh in 2002
  • San Juan Jabloteh's Most Valuable Player in 2001
  • First Citizens Cup winner's medal with San Juan Jabloteh in 2000
  • Professional Football League Cup winner's medal with San Juan Jabloteh in 1999

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