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Friday, March 7, 2008


Danny Murphy (Midfielder, 1997-2004)

Born: Chester
Date of birth: 18-3-1977
Other Clubs : Charlton Athletic, Tottenham Hotspur.
1st team games: 249
1st team goals: 44
England caps with Liverpool: 9
International goals: 1


Danny Murphy ended a seven year association with Liverpool when he signed for Premiership side Charlton Athletic for 2.5 million in August 2004.

Boyhood Red Murphy scored some vital goals for Liverpool including three winning goals at Old Trafford against Manchester United and a superb derby winner against Everton. During the 2002/03 season Murphy was named the supporters player of the year and scored 12 goals from midfield.

Signed from Crewe Alexandra by Roy Evans for 2 million in 1997, after impressing alongside Michael Owen for England in the World Youth Championships, he arrived with a reputation as one of the most promising youngsters in the game.

However, with competition for first team places at Liverpool so tough he struggled to establish himself as nothing other than a fringe player and was loaned back to Gresty Road at the tail end of the 1998/99 season.
His Liverpool days were seemingly numbered but on his return the following season he finally made the break though into the first team, scored his first goals for the club and staked a claim for a regular place in Gerard Houllier's starting line-up.

A cruel injury blow forced him to miss out on the Worthington Cup final success against Birmingham in 2001 but he started in the memorable cup final triumph's over Arsenal and Alaves and was an integral part of Houllier's squad.

Murphy left Charlton to join Tottenham Hotspur in 2006.

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