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Danny Murphy

Liverpool FC

9 caps, 1 goal

P 9 W 3 D 3 L 3 F 16: A 12
*(actual F 6: A 5)
50% successful

2001-03

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
284

Profile

Full name Daniel Ben Murphy (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 18 March 1977 in Chester, Cheshire [registered as Daniel Ben, in Chester, March 1977].
Married to Joanna Taylor, 7 July 2004 [not registered in UK].
Height/Weight 5' 9", 12st. 8lbs [2004].

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2004] & Ancestry.com

Club Career

Club(s) Crewe Alexandra FC trainee, signed professionally on 21 March 1994. He scored on his debut as a sixteen year-old, going on to play 132 league appearances, scoring 27 times for The Alex. Murphy signed for Liverpool FC for £1.5m. on 17 July 1997, and played once in the Premiership before being loaned back to Crewe Alexandra FC on 12 February 1999, a further sixteen league appearances and a single goal helped save The Alex from relegation from the First Division. He returned to Anfield to score 25 goals in 170 Premiership appearances before he signed for Charlton Athletic FC on 10 August 2004 for £2.5m. Another 56 Premiership appearances followed, with seven goals. Moved onto Tottenham Hotspur FC on transfer deadline day, 31 January 2006, for £2m., but only scored twice in 23 Premiership appearances. He joined Fulham FC for an undisclosed fee on transfer deadline day, 31 August 2007. He played in 169 Premiership appearances, scoring seventeen, before dropping a division to join Blackburn Rovers FC on 25 June 2012.
Club honours FA Cup winners 2000-01; League Cup winners 2000-01, 2002-03; UEFA Cup winners 2000-01; FA Charity Shield winners 2001, FA Community Shield runners-up 2002; UEFA Super Cup winners 2001; UEFA Europa League runners-up 2009-10;
Individual honours FA Premier League Player of the Month November 2001, September 2005;
Distinctions None

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2004]

England Career

Player number 1113th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 785, 10 November 2001, England 1 Sweden 1, a friendly match at Old Trafford, Manchester, substitute (58), aged 24 years 238 days.
Last match No. 809, 16 November 2003, England 2 Denmark 3, friendly match at Old Trafford, Manchester, substitute (75), aged 26 years 243 days.
Major tournaments World Cup Finals 2002 (late replacement, and even later withdrawal)
Team honours None
Individual honours England U21 (five appearances), England U20 (four appearances, three goals), England U18 (six appearances). England Schoolboy.
Distinctions None

 

Danny Murphy - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
18 9 1 1 8 1 284 1 284 min 0 None None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Danny Murphy - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 7 2 2 3 13 11 +2 0 1 1.857 1.571 42.9 -1
Away 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2 0 1 1.50 0.50 75.0 +1
All 9 3 3 3 16 12 +4 0 2 1.778 1.333 50.0 =0

 

Danny Murphy - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 7 3 3 1 14 7 +7 0 2 2.00 1.00 64.3 +2
Red 2 0 0 2 2 5 -3 0 0 1.00 2.50 0.00 -2
All 9 3 3 3 16 12 +4 0 2 1.778 1.333 50.0 =0

 

Danny Murphy - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0

ECP

1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 8 2 3 3 14 12 +2 0 1 1.750 1.500 43.8 -1
All 9 3 3 3 16 12 +4 0 2 1.778 1.333 50.0 =0

 

Danny Murphy - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2000-02 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0
WCP All 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 2002-04 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
ECP All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0
EC 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Danny Murphy - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 9 full caps

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 9 full capsx

Age 24
- 782 1 September 2001 - Germany 1 England 5, Olympiastadion, München WCP AW squad member
- 783 5 September 2001 - England 2 Albania 0, St.James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HW
- 784 6 October 2001 - England 2 Greece 2, Old Trafford, Manchester WCP HD unused sub 15
1 785 10 November 2001 - England 1 Sweden 1, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HD sub 58 19
1-1 when substituting
Age 25
2 787 27 March 2002 - England 1 Italy 2, Elland Road, Leeds Fr HL sub ht 23
0-0 when substituting
3 788 17 April 2002 - England 4 Paraguay 0, Anfield Road, Liverpool Fr HW sub ht 47 4
1-0 when substituting
4 789 21 May 2002 - Korean Republic 1 England 1, Jeju World Cup Stadium, Seogwipo-si Fr AD Start off ht 4
0-1 when substituted
Twelve days before the squad deadline, on 9 May 2002, Sven-Göran Eriksson picked a provisional 23-man squad for the World Cup Finals that excluded Danny Murphy, who was on standby. Two days later, Gerrard (groin) picked up an injury. The squad then travelled to Dubai on 13 May, with Danny Murphy deputising for his club mate. When Eriksson submitted his final squad list on 21 May with Murphy included. Murphy then fell awkwardly in training, breaking his foot, and his World Cup place went to Trevor Sinclair.
5 796 7 September 2002 - England 1 Portugal 1, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham Fr HD sub 62 16
1-0 when substituting
6 799 12 February 2003 - England 1 Australia 3, Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, London Fr HL sub ht 18
0-2 when substituting
Age 26
7 800 29 March 2003 - Liechtenstein 0 England 2, Rheinpark Stadion, Vaduz ECP AW sub 70 15

0-2 when substituting

- 801 2 April 2003 - England 2 Turkey 0, Stadium of Light, Sunderland HW squad member
- 802 22 May 2003 - South Africa 1 England 2, ABSA Stadium, King's Park, Durban Fr AW injured squad member
- 803 3 June 2003 - England 2 Serbia & Montenegro 1, Walkers Stadium, Leicester Fr HW squad member
- 804 11 June 2003 - England 2 Slovakia 1, The Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough ECP HW
8 805 20 August 2003 - England 3 Croatia 1, Portman Road, Ipswich Fr HW sub 81 17

3-1 when substituting

- 806 6 September 2003 - FYR Macedonia 1 England 2, Gradski Stadion, Skopje ECP AW squad member
- 807 10 September 2003 - England 2 Liechtenstein 0, Old Trafford, Manchester HW
9 809 16 November 2003 - England 2 Denmark 3, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HL sub 75 18

2-2 when substituting

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