Trevor Sinclair is an English football coach, professional footballer, and pundit who is renowned for playing in the Premier League for Queens Park Rangers, West Ham United, and Manchester City as a winger. Further, he also played in the Football League for Blackpool and Cardiff City where he retired in 2008. He has since made two appearances for non-league teams, Lancaster City in 2014 and Squires Gate in 2018. Following his retirement, Sinclair primarily worked as a radio and television pundit, most notably for “BBC Sport” on Football Focus & Final Score. For the 2014–15 season, he was chosen as Lancaster City’s assistant manager. He was capped twelve times by England, four of which came in the 2002 FIFA World Cup. He won the 1997 Match of the Day Goal of the Season after scoring a bicycle kick in an FA Cup tie against Barnsley. Apart from his football career, he also worked as a pundit on both television and radio, most notably for BBC Sport on “Football Focus” and “Final Score“. During the 2014/15 season, he was named assistant manager of Lancaster City. He worked as a sports commentator, notably on TalkSPORT. Following the death of Elizabeth II, he tweeted asking why “black and brown” people should mourn. His comments were met with widespread condemnation, including that of his fellow TalkSPORT colleague Simon Jordan. TalkSPORT subsequently announced that Sinclair would not be featured on air at the station whilst an investigation into the tweet was carried out.
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Trevor Sinclair Known For
- Being a British football coach, professional footballer, and pundit.
- Playing for Queens Park Rangers, West Ham United, Manchester City, Blackpool, and Cardiff City.
What is Trevor Sinclair’s Ethnicity?
Trevor Sinclair was born on 2nd March 1973 in Dulwich, England. His birth name is Trevor Lloyd Sinclair. He holds British nationality. His ethnicity is Mixed as he is of partial Irish and Scottish descent through his mother, who was born in Sligo and his stepfather was from Glasgow. His present age is 49 as of 2022. Trevor has kept a low profile despite this by remaining silent about his family’s information.
Trevor Sinclair Football Career
- He began his career at Blackpool where he played from 1989 to 1993.
- He made his debut for Blackpool, on 19 August 1989.
- He made 112 league appearances for the Seasiders, scoring 15 goals.
Queens Park Rangers
- In 1993, Sinclair moved to Queens Park Rangers for £600,000.
- In May 1997, he won the BBC’s Match of the Day “Goal of the Season” competition with a bicycle kick from outside the penalty area whilst playing for QPR in an FA Cup match against Barnsley.
- He made 168 league appearances, scoring 16 goals during his five seasons.
West Ham United
- In January 1998, Sinclair moved to West Ham United for a combined fee of £2.3 million.
- He scored seven goals in the remaining 14 games to help West Ham achieve an eighth-place finish in the Premier League.
- He was a regular over the next two seasons, but a serious knee injury ruled him out of the final four months of the 2000–01 season. He recovered in time for the 2001–02 season and featured 34 times.
- His 2002–03 season was his final season with West Ham.
- In total Sinclair spent five years at Upton Park.
- He made 177 league appearances and scored 37 goals including two goals on his West Ham debut, on 31 January 1998, in a 2–2 home draw against Everton.
- He joined Manchester City in 2003 for £3.3 million.
- He then went on to score City’s first competitive goal at the new City of Manchester Stadium in a UEFA Cup tie against Welsh side Total Network Solutions.
- He was released by Manchester City at the end of the 2006–07 season.
- On 10 July 2007, he joined the Championship club, Cardiff City.
- He began the season as a first-team player, scoring his first Cardiff goal on 24 September in a 4–2 win in the League Cup over West Bromwich Albion.
- On 12 April 2008, Sinclair faced his first club, Blackpool, for the first time since leaving them fifteen years earlier.
- On 17 May he made an 86th-minute substitute appearance in the 2008 FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, which Cardiff lost 1–0 to Portsmouth.
- On 21st February 2018, he joined North West Counties Football Premier League club Squires Gate at the age of 44 after a 2014–15 season at Lancaster City.
Trevor Sinclair International career
- He was called up to Terry Venables’ get-together England squad in April 1995. But he was not capped for the senior side until 2001.
- He earned 12 caps for England, four of which came in the 2002 World Cup.
Trevor Sinclair Coaching Career
- He was the assistant manager of Lancaster City.
- As of October 2021, Sinclair runs a football academy with Bamber Bridge manager Jamie Milligan.
Awards and Achievements
- Fourth Division play-offs: 1992
West Ham United
- UEFA Intertoto Cup: 1999
- Toulon Tournament: 1994
- Premier League Player of the Month: October 1995
Trevor Sinclair Transfer News
- Retired on 30/06/2008 (end of career)
- Cardiff City on 30/06/2007 for free
- Manchester City on 30/06/2003 for 3.8M €
- West Ham United on 31/12/1997 for 3.1M €
- Queens Park Rangers on 30/06/1993 from Blackpool
Who is Trevor Sinclair’s Wife?
Trevor Sinclair is a married man to his beautiful wife, Natalie Sinclair. They have been married for more than 21 years and now their bond is going strong with the passage of time. He has posted a tweet from 2022, where he wished Natalie their 21st wedding commemoration. In February 2015, he said that three of his children had joined Blackpool’s academy. As of October 2021, his eldest son, Isaac, was playing for Bamber Bridge. His middle son, Sky, was named as an under-21 player in Blackpool’s squad for the 2021–22 EFL Championship campaign. He signed a professional contract at the end of the previous campaign. His youngest son, Kobe, began a scholarship with Blackpool in 2021. He currently lives on the Fylde coast with his family. His sexual orientaiton is straight.
How much is Trevor Sinclair’s Net Worth?
Trevor Sinclair is a retired footballer and currently, he is a football coach and commentator whose net worth is estimated to have $13 Million as of 2022. Today, his professional football coach and commentator provide most of his income. He is satisfied with his current income from employment. He mostly worked as a pundit on radio and television, most notably for BBC Sport on Football Focus and Final Score. For the 2014–15 season, he was chosen as Lancaster City’s assistant manager. Additionally, he earns a fair income there. In 1993, Sinclair moved to Queens Park Rangers for £600,000, a figure which broke Blackpool’s record transfer sale. In January 1998, Sinclair moved to West Ham United for a combined fee of £2.3 million; £2.7 million minus West Ham players Iain Dowie and Keith Rowland moving to Q.P.R as part of the deal. After West Ham’s relegation, Sinclair joined Manchester City in 2003 for £3.3 million. At present, his annual salary is around $1 Million. He is living a lavish lifestyle at present.
How tall is Trevor Sinclair?
Trevor Sinclair stands at the perfect height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m). His body weight consists of 70 KG. His eye color is black and his hair color is bald. His body type is athletic and he maintains his body a lot by doing frequent exercise. He is very conscious about his food intake.
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