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Carl Cort

Soccer Player from England,Guyana

Carl Edward Richard Cort (born 1 November 1977 in Southwark) is an Guyanese-English footballer who plays as a forward for Tampa Bay Rowdies in the North American Soccer League. He has previously played for Wimbledon, Lincoln City, Newcastle United, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Leicester City, UD Marbella and Norwich City. Cort, born in London of Guyanese descent, began his career with Wimbledon as a teenager. He went on a one month loan to Lincoln City in February 1997, and when he came back to the Dons he made his debut as a substitute against Aston Villa on 9 April 1997. He had to wait until the start of the next season to make his second appearance; on 13 September 1997 Cort started away against Newcastle United and scored in the first minute as Wimbledon went on to win 3-1. Three days later he scored twice against Millwall in the League Cup. A place in the England under-21s soon followed. Another highlight at Wimbledon was scoring a hat trick against Sunderland in the League Cup in October 1999. Newcastle boss Bobby Robson paid £7 million to sign Cort on a five-year contract in the summer of 2000, seeing off competition from Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City. After making his  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Carl Edward Richard Cort
Date of birth
1977-11-01
Place of birth
Southwark
Nationality
England,Guyana
Siblings
Wayne Cort Leon Cort
Profession
Soccer Player

Athlete facts

Sports
Football

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