Date of Birth: 2/7/92
Hometown: Bootle, England
Previous Club/Team: Plymouth Argyle FC (EFL League Two)
Weight: 181 lbs
Acquired: Signed (2/18/20)
Memphis 901 FC signed midfielder Jose Baxter on Feb. 19, 2020. The veteran midfielder joined Memphis as one of the most experienced players in the USL, with professional experience dating back to 2008 when he was just 16 years old.
Baxter’s career began at the top level in 2008, as he debuted in the Premier League for Everton FC on Aug. 16 of that year. As a substitute in that match, Baxter entered with current 901 FC Sporting Director Tim Howard in net for Everton. To his credit, Baxter has seven appearances in the Premier League and another nine in Premier League 2. A generational talent with experience at the highest of levels, Baxter has 300 total appearances to his name, with 150 of those appearances at the League One level between Tranmere Rovers, Oldham Athletic and Sheffield United.
A native of Bootle, England, Baxter has amassed 66 goals and 24 assists all in Europe, as Memphis 901 FC represents his first professional experience in the United States.