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Stephen Darby

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

06/10/1988

Height

183 cm

Signed

07/07/2017

Country

England

Stephen Darby reunited with his former Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson when making the move to Bolton Wanderers in July 2017.

Signing a two-year deal at Macron Stadium, the defender spent five years with the Bantams, including two seasons as Parkinson's captain.

Born in Liverpool, he started his career at Anfield and was part of the Liverpool youth team that won back to back FA Youth Cups in 2006 and 2007.

During his time with the Premier League outfit, he enjoyed loan stints with Swindon Town, Notts County and Rochdale.

Moving permanently to Bradford City in 2012, he helped the Bantams reach both the Capital One Cup Final and won promotion to Sky Bet League One via the play-offs in his first season at the club.

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