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Full name  Philip Nathan Ifil
Years  Team
Weight  67 kg
Name  Philip Ifil
Position  Defender
Playing position  Defender
Role  Footballer
Siblings  Jerel Ifil
000?–2004  Tottenham Hotspur
Height  1.75 m

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Date of birth  (1986-11-18) 18 November 1986 (age 29)

Place of birth  Willesden, England

Philip Nathan Ifil (born 18 November 1986 in Willesden, London) is an English footballer who last played for Kettering Town in 2012.



As a schoolboy he attended Gladstone Park Primary School and Willesden High. His mother is Greek-Cypriot and his father is from the West Indies. He played for Springfield Football Club based in Kingsbury, London before signing for Tottenham Hotspur as a teenager.

A full-back, he made his debut for Tottenham Hotspur against Liverpool on the first day of the 2004–05 season, and went on to make three appearances in the Premier League. His first two games came in the 2004–05 season, including the aforementioned Liverpool game and playing the full 90 minutes of a 1–0 win against Newcastle United at St James' Park. He had to wait a year and a half until April 2007 for his third appearance in the 2006–07 season in the teams' 3–3 draw with Wigan Athletic.

He represented England U20 at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship.

On 28 September 2007 he joined English Championship side Southampton on a three-month loan deal. On 10 January 2008 he was transferred from Tottenham Hotspur to Colchester United for an undisclosed six figure fee, with various add-ons.

At the start of December 2009 Ifil had yet to score his first career goal, however this was to change when he scored two goals in as many games against Brighton on 11 December 2009. and Southend United on Boxing Day 2009.

On 10 September 2010, Ifil joined Dagenham & Redbridge for a one-year contract and made his debut away against Bournemouth in League One a day later. In May 2011 Dagenham announced the release of Ifil at the end of his contract.

In July 2011, Ifil was signed by Kettering Town manager Morell Maison after impressing in pre-season.

Ifil joined Wrexham on trial in the hope of winning a contract with the Welsh club in January 2013.


He is the brother of fellow professional footballer, Jerel Ifil.


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