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Murphy playing for Ipswich Town in 2016
Personal information
Full name Daryl Michael Murphy
Date of birth 15 March 1983 (1983-03-15) (age 38)
Place of birth Waterford, Ireland
Height 1.91 m
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Waterford
Number 9
Youth career
0000–2000 Southend United
2000–2001 Luton Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2002 Luton Town 0 (0)
2001-2002 → Harrow Borough (loan) 3 (0)
2002–2005 Waterford United 41 (14)
2005–2010 Sunderland 110 (14)
2005-2006 Sheffield Wednesday (loan) 4 (0)
2009-2010 Ipswich Town (loan) 18 (6)
2010–2013 Celtic 19 (3)
2011–2012 Ipswich Town (loan) 33 (4)
2012–2013 Ipswich Town (loan) 39 (7)
2013–2016 Ipswich Town 127 (50)
2016–2017 Newcastle United 15 (5)
2017–2019 Nottingham Forest 55 (11)
2019–2020 Bolton Wanderers 24 (8)
2020– Waterford 9 (0)
National team
2004–2005 Republic of Ireland U21 9 (3)
2007–2017 Republic of Ireland 32 (3)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:38, 24 April 2021 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:58, 1 May 2019 (UTC)

Daryl Michael Murphy (born 15 March 1983) is an Irish professional footballer who plays for Waterford.

Murphy began his career at Waterford United, having previously played youth football for Waterford based side Southend United and English side Luton Town, whilst also spending a brief spell on loan at Harrow Borough in 2002. After a three year spell at Waterford he signed for Sunderland in 2005. Murphy went on to make over 100 appearances for Sunderland, whilst also spending time out on loan with Sheffield Wednesday and Ipswich Town, before joining Scottish side Celtic in 2010. He spent much of his time at Celtic on loan at former loan club Ipswich Town, where he spent two consecutive season on loan before making the move permanent in June 2013. He spent the following three seasons at Portman Road, making over 200 appearances and scoring over 60 goals before moving to Newcastle United in 2016. He spent one season at Newcastle before leaving to join Nottingham Forest. He made 60 appearances over two seasons at Forest before joining Bolton Wanderers in 2019. He returned to Waterford in August 2020.

Murphy made his debut for the Republic of Ireland in 2007, and went on to make over 30 appearances for his country, including representing Ireland at the 2016 UEFA European Championships. He announced his retirement from international football in January 2018.

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