HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on January 23, 2015.
A speedy defender who loves to jump into the attack, Phillips offers a dynamic option on Real Salt Lake’s left flank.
INTERNATIONAL: Since making his full international debut in the mid-2000s, Phillips has amassed 62 caps with the Jamaican senior national team, scoring 12 goals. Phillips has plenty of experience in World Cup qualifying matches, and was on the Reggae Boyz’ roster at the 2009, 2011 and 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cups.
OUTSIDE MLS: Phillips began his professional career with Waterhouse FC in Jamaica. He played five seasons there, winning the league title in 2006 before moving to Stoke City in England in 2007. After making just two appearances in two seasons with the Potters, he moved to Norwegian club Aalesunds FK in 2009. He had a successful run at Aalesunds, leading the club to Norwegian Cup titles in 2009 and 2011 and three-straight appearances in the UEFA Europa League from 2010-2012.