Stern John

Date of birth30 October 1976
Place of birthCane Farm
NationalityTrinidadian / Tobagonian
Weight83 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionForward

Since making his international debut in November 1995, Stern has become Trinidad & Tobago's record goalscorer and was approaching 100 caps as the World Cup finals drew near in 2006.

Stern joined Coventry City in September 2004 with a contract to June 2007.

He joined Sunderland in January 2007 with a contract to June 2009.

Stern joined Southampton in August 2007 in an exchange deal involving Kenwyne Jones.

He joined Crystal Palace in July 2009 with a one-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Columbus Crew 26 Feb 1998 22 Nov 1999
Nottingham Forest 22 Nov 1999 08 Feb 2002
Birmingham City 08 Feb 2002 14 Sep 2004
Coventry City 14 Sep 2004 29 Jan 2007
Derby County 16 Sep 2005 16 Dec 2005 L
Sunderland 29 Jan 2007 29 Aug 2007
Southampton 29 Jul 2007 30 Jun 2009
Bristol City 24 Oct 2008 31 May 2009 L
Crystal Palace 30 Jul 2009 30 Jun 2010
Ipswich Town 26 Nov 2009 30 Jan 2010 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
2000-01 Nottingham Forest FA Cup
1
2000-01 Nottingham Forest League Cup 2
1
2000-01 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 16
13
2
4
2001-02 Birmingham City League Division 1 15
7
1
2001-02 Birmingham City League Division 1 Play-Offs 3
1
2001-02 Nottingham Forest FA Cup 1
2001-02 Nottingham Forest League Cup 1
1
2001-02 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 20
6
13
2
1
2002-03 Birmingham City FA Cup
1
1
2002-03 Birmingham City League Cup 1
3
2002-03 Birmingham City Premier League 20
10
5
2
2003-04 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
1
2003-04 Birmingham City League Cup 1
2003-04 Birmingham City Premier League 7
22
4
2004-05 Birmingham City Premier League
3
2004-05 Coventry City FA Cup 2
1
2004-05 Coventry City League Championship 25
5
11
1
2004-05 Coventry City League Cup 1
2005-06 Coventry City FA Cup 3
1
2005-06 Coventry City League Championship 21
4
10
4
2005-06 Coventry City League Cup 1
1
2005-06 Derby County League Championship 6
1
2006-07 Coventry City FA Cup 1
1
1
2006-07 Coventry City League Championship 19
4
5
1
2006-07 Coventry City League Cup 1
2006-07 Sunderland League Championship 10
5
4
2007-08 Southampton FA Cup 1
1
2007-08 Southampton League Championship 35
5
19
1
1
2007-08 Sunderland Premier League
1
1
2008-09 Bristol City FA Cup 1
1
1
2008-09 Bristol City League Championship 13
11
2
2008-09 Southampton League Championship 4
3
2008-09 Southampton League Cup
3
1
2009-10 Crystal Palace League Championship 7
9
2
2009-10 Ipswich Town FA Cup 2
2009-10 Ipswich Town League Championship 5
2
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
19 Jan 2000 Chelsea v Nottingham Forest L 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
19 Aug 2000 Norwich City v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division 1
22 Aug 2000 Darlington v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Cup 1st round 1st leg
26 Aug 2000 Nottingham Forest v Birmingham City L 1-2 League Division 1
28 Aug 2000 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest W 2-3 League Division 1
06 Sep 2000 Nottingham Forest v Darlington L 1-2
Agg: 3-4
League Cup 1st round 2nd leg
09 Sep 2000 Blackburn Rovers v Nottingham Forest L 3-0 League Division 1
16 Sep 2000 Nottingham Forest v Fulham L 0-3 League Division 1
29 Nov 2000 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division 1
02 Dec 2000 Burnley v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
09 Dec 2000 Nottingham Forest v Portsmouth W 2-0 League Division 1
13 Dec 2000 Nottingham Forest v Huddersfield Town L 1-3 League Division 1
16 Dec 2000 Queens Park Rangers v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
23 Dec 2000 West Bromwich Albion v Nottingham Forest L 3-0 League Division 1
26 Dec 2000 Nottingham Forest v Crewe Alexandra W 1-0 League Division 1
30 Dec 2000 Nottingham Forest v Norwich City D 0-0 League Division 1
07 Jan 2001 Nottingham Forest v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2001 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace L 0-3 League Division 1
03 Feb 2001 Huddersfield Town v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
17 Feb 2001 Fulham v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
21 Feb 2001 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-1 League Division 1
07 Mar 2001 Nottingham Forest v Barnsley W 1-0 League Division 1
10 Mar 2001 Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest W 1-3 League Division 1
13 Mar 2001 Crewe Alexandra v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
17 Mar 2001 Nottingham Forest v Bolton Wanderers L 0-2 League Division 1
31 Mar 2001 Nottingham Forest v Queens Park Rangers D 1-1 League Division 1
03 Apr 2001 Watford v Nottingham Forest L 3-0 League Division 1
07 Apr 2001 Portsmouth v Nottingham Forest W 0-2 League Division 1
14 Apr 2001 Preston North End v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
16 Apr 2001 Nottingham Forest v Stockport County W 1-0 League Division 1
21 Apr 2001 Wimbledon v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Division 1
28 Apr 2001 Nottingham Forest v Gillingham L 0-1 League Division 1
06 May 2001 Tranmere Rovers v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division 1
11 Aug 2001 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division 1
20 Aug 2001 Hartlepool United v Nottingham Forest W 0-2 League Cup 1st round
25 Aug 2001 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace W 4-2 League Division 1
27 Aug 2001 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division 1
08 Sep 2001 Norwich City v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
15 Sep 2001 Grimsby Town v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division 1
17 Sep 2001 Nottingham Forest v Rotherham United W 2-0 League Division 1
20 Sep 2001 Nottingham Forest v Bradford City W 1-0 League Division 1
25 Sep 2001 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
29 Sep 2001 Nottingham Forest v Stockport County W 2-1 League Division 1
13 Oct 2001 Nottingham Forest v Burnley W 1-0 League Division 1
17 Oct 2001 Nottingham Forest v Birmingham City D 0-0 League Division 1
20 Oct 2001 Millwall v Nottingham Forest D 3-3 League Division 1
23 Oct 2001 Watford v Nottingham Forest W 1-2 League Division 1
28 Oct 2001 Nottingham Forest v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division 1
31 Oct 2001 Nottingham Forest v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-1 League Division 1
04 Nov 2001 West Bromwich Albion v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
24 Nov 2001 Crewe Alexandra v Nottingham Forest W 0-3 League Division 1
28 Nov 2001 Portsmouth v Nottingham Forest L 3-2 League Division 1
01 Dec 2001 Nottingham Forest v Watford D 0-0 League Division 1
08 Dec 2001 Nottingham Forest v Gillingham D 2-2 League Division 1
16 Dec 2001 Wimbledon v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 League Division 1
20 Dec 2001 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
26 Dec 2001 Nottingham Forest v Norwich City W 2-0 League Division 1
29 Dec 2001 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City W 2-1 League Division 1
01 Jan 2002 Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division 1
05 Jan 2002 Sheffield United v Nottingham Forest L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2002 Nottingham Forest v Barnsley D 0-0 League Division 1


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1995-96 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 1
1
3
1995-96 Trinidad and Tobago International Friendly 1
1
1
1995-96 Trinidad and Tobago Olympics 4
3
1996-97 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 2
2
1997-98 Trinidad and Tobago CONCACAF Gold Cup 2
2
1998-99 Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Cup 6
11
1998-99 Trinidad and Tobago International Friendly 2
2
1999-00 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 1
1
1
1999-00 Trinidad and Tobago International Friendly 3
5
2000-01 Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Cup 4
3
2
2000-01 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 4
1
1
2000-01 Trinidad and Tobago International Friendly 4
2
6
2001-02 Trinidad and Tobago CONCACAF Gold Cup 2
1
2001-02 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 5
2
2002-03 Trinidad and Tobago CONCACAF Gold Cup 3
3
2002-03 Trinidad and Tobago International Friendly
1
2003-04 Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Tournament 1
2003-04 Trinidad and Tobago International Friendly 4
6
1
2004-05 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 7
2
2004-05 Trinidad and Tobago International Friendly 3
3
2005-06 Trinidad and Tobago CONCACAF Gold Cup 3
2005-06 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 10
4
2005-06 Trinidad and Tobago International Friendly 5
1
2007-08 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 1
1
2
2007-08 Trinidad and Tobago International Friendly 1
2008-09 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 3
2
2011-12 Trinidad and Tobago FIFA World Cup 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
29 Nov 1995 Trinidad and Tobago v Norway W 3-2 International Friendly
06 Mar 1996 Trinidad and Tobago v Haiti W 2-0 International Friendly
11 May 1996 Costa Rica v Trinidad and Tobago L 4-1 Olympics CONCACAF final round
15 May 1996 Mexico v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 Olympics CONCACAF final round
17 May 1996 Trinidad and Tobago v El Salvador W 2-1 Olympics CONCACAF final round
19 May 1996 Jamaica v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-2 Olympics CONCACAF final round
15 Jun 1996 Dominican Republic v Trinidad and Tobago W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Caribbean 1st round 1st leg
23 Jun 1996 Trinidad and Tobago v Dominican Republic W 8-0 FIFA World Cup Caribbean 1st round 2nd leg
01 Sep 1996 Trinidad and Tobago v Costa Rica L 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group 1
24 Nov 1996 Trinidad and Tobago v USA L 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group 1
08 Dec 1996 Guatemala v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group 1
21 Dec 1996 Costa Rica v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group 1
01 Feb 1998 Trinidad and Tobago v Honduras W 3-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B
04 Feb 1998 Mexico v Trinidad and Tobago L 4-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group B
24 Jul 1998 Trinidad and Tobago v Martinique W 2-1 Caribbean Cup 2nd round group A
26 Jul 1998 Trinidad and Tobago v Dominica W 8-0 Caribbean Cup 2nd round group A
29 Jul 1998 Trinidad and Tobago v Haiti W 4-1 Caribbean Cup Semi-final
31 Jul 1998 Trinidad and Tobago v Jamaica L 1-2 Caribbean Cup Final
28 Mar 1999 Trinidad and Tobago v Jamaica W 2-0 International Friendly
06 May 1999 Trinidad and Tobago v South Africa W 2-0 International Friendly
11 Jun 1999 Trinidad and Tobago v Haiti W 6-1 Caribbean Cup Semi-final
13 Jun 1999 Trinidad and Tobago v Cuba W 2-1 Caribbean Cup Final
08 Sep 1999 Trinidad and Tobago v Colombia W 4-3 International Friendly
17 Nov 1999 Honduras v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-2 International Friendly
07 May 2000 Trinidad and Tobago v Haiti W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Caribbean 3rd round group 3
19 May 2000 Haiti v Trinidad and Tobago D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Caribbean 3rd round group 3
27 May 2000 Canada v Trinidad and Tobago L 1-0 International Friendly
09 Jul 2000 Trinidad and Tobago v Jamaica L 2-4 International Friendly
03 Sep 2000 Trinidad and Tobago v Canada W 4-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group C
18 Nov 2000 Trinidad and Tobago v Colombia W 4-3 International Friendly
25 Feb 2001 Cayman Islands v Trinidad and Tobago W 0-3 International Friendly
28 Feb 2001 Jamaica v Trinidad and Tobago L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
24 Mar 2001 Trinidad and Tobago v Guatemala W 3-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2001 Costa Rica v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
25 Apr 2001 Trinidad and Tobago v Mexico D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
15 May 2001 Trinidad and Tobago v Barbados W 5-0 Caribbean Cup Group A
17 May 2001 Trinidad and Tobago v Jamaica W 2-1 Caribbean Cup Group A
22 May 2001 Trinidad and Tobago v Cuba W 2-0 Caribbean Cup Semi-final
25 May 2001 Trinidad and Tobago v Haiti W 3-0 Caribbean Cup Final
10 Jun 2001 Panama v Trinidad and Tobago D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Jun 2001 USA v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
24 Jun 2001 Bermuda v Trinidad and Tobago W 0-5 International Friendly
30 Jun 2001 Trinidad and Tobago v Jamaica L 1-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
01 Sep 2001 Trinidad and Tobago v Costa Rica L 0-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
04 Sep 2001 Mexico v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
07 Oct 2001 Honduras v Trinidad and Tobago W 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
10 Nov 2001 Trinidad and Tobago v USA D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF finals
20 Jan 2002 Costa Rica v Trinidad and Tobago D 1-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals Group C
22 Jan 2002 Trinidad and Tobago v Martinique L 0-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Finals Group C
26 Mar 2003 Trinidad and Tobago v Antigua and Barbuda W 2-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Qualifying Caribbean group B
28 Mar 2003 Trinidad and Tobago v Guadeloupe W 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Qualifying Caribbean group B
30 Mar 2003 Trinidad and Tobago v Cuba L 1-3 CONCACAF Gold Cup Qualifying Caribbean group B
14 Jun 2003 South Africa v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-1 International Friendly
03 Jul 2003 Trinidad and Tobago v Venezuela D 2-2 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Egypt v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-1 International Friendly
23 May 2004 Trinidad and Tobago v Iraq W 2-0 International Friendly
30 May 2004 Scotland v Trinidad and Tobago L 4-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2004 Trinidad and Tobago v Northern Ireland L 0-3 CARIBBEAN TOUR
18 Aug 2004 St. Vincent and the Grenadines v Trinidad and Tobago W 0-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 3
08 Sep 2004 Trinidad and Tobago v Mexico L 1-3 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 3
13 Oct 2004 Mexico v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 3rd stage, group 3
03 Feb 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Haiti W 2-1 International Friendly
09 Feb 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v USA L 1-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
30 Mar 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Costa Rica D 0-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
25 May 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Bermuda W 4-0 International Friendly
27 May 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Bermuda W 1-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Panama W 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
08 Jun 2005 Mexico v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
06 Jul 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Honduras D 1-1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A
10 Jul 2005 Panama v Trinidad and Tobago D 2-2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A
12 Jul 2005 Colombia v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A
17 Aug 2005 USA v Trinidad and Tobago L 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
03 Sep 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Guatemala W 3-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
07 Sep 2005 Costa Rica v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
08 Oct 2005 Panama v Trinidad and Tobago W 0-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
12 Oct 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Mexico W 2-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
12 Nov 2005 Trinidad and Tobago v Bahrain D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Play-off 1st leg
16 Nov 2005 Bahrain v Trinidad and Tobago W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Play-off 2nd leg
28 Feb 2006 Trinidad and Tobago v Iceland W 2-0 International Friendly
10 May 2006 Trinidad and Tobago v Peru D 1-1 International Friendly
27 May 2006 Wales v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-1 International Friendly
31 May 2006 Slovenia v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2006 Czech Republic v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-0 International Friendly
10 Jun 2006 Trinidad and Tobago v Sweden D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
15 Jun 2006 England v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
20 Jun 2006 Paraguay v Trinidad and Tobago L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
01 Jun 2008 Trinidad and Tobago v England L 0-3 International Friendly
15 Jun 2008 Trinidad and Tobago v Bermuda L 1-2 FIFA World Cup North and Central America 2nd round 1st leg
22 Jun 2008 Bermuda v Trinidad and Tobago W 0-2 FIFA World Cup North and Central America 2nd round 2nd leg
15 Oct 2008 Trinidad and Tobago v USA W 2-1 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group A
19 Nov 2008 Trinidad and Tobago v Cuba W 3-0 FIFA World Cup North and Central America semi-final round group A
11 Feb 2009 El Salvador v Trinidad and Tobago D 2-2 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
28 Mar 2009 Trinidad and Tobago v Honduras D 1-1 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
01 Apr 2009 USA v Trinidad and Tobago L 3-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 4th Round
02 Sep 2011 Trinidad and Tobago v Bermuda W 1-0 FIFA World Cup CONCACAF 2nd Round Group B


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.