Luton Shelton

Jamaican association football player

Luton Shelton (11 November 1985 – 22 January 2021) was a Jamaican footballer. He played as a striker or winger. He made his international debut for Jamaica in 2004.

Luton Shelton
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Shelton playing for Karabükspor
Personal information
Full name Luton George Kıeshawn Shelton
Date of birth (1985-11-11)11 November 1985
Place of birth Kingston, Jamaica
Date of death 22 January 2021(2021-01-22) (aged 35)
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Left winger / Striker
Club information
Current team
Harbour View
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Harbour View 43 (44)
2006–2007 Helsingborgs IF 19 (9)
2007–2008 Sheffield United 19 (1)
2008–2011 Vålerenga 58 (17)
2009–2010AaB (loan) 11 (1)
2011–2013 Karabükspor 47 (10)
2013–2015 Volga Nizhny Novgorod 23 (2)
2017– Harbour View 1 (1)
National team
2004–2013 Jamaica 75 (35)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:35, 1 March 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2012

In 2018, it was announced that Shelton has been diagnosed with ALS.[1] He died from problems caused by the disease on 22 January 2021, aged 35.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "WATCH: Reggae Boy Luton Shelton Battling ALS Disease". The Gleaner. 11 October 2018.
  2. "Former Reggae Boyz Player Luton Shelton Has Died". Caribbean National Weekly. 22 January 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2021.

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