Darryl Powell

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For the rugby league footballer, see Daryl Powell. For the English football (soccer) defender, see Darren Powell.
Darryl Powell
Personal information
Full name Darryl Anthony Powell[1]
Date of birth (1971-11-15) 15 November 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth Lambeth, London, England
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1995 Portsmouth 132 (16)
1995–2002 Derby County 207 (10)
2002–2003 Birmingham City 11 (0)
2003 Sheffield Wednesday 8 (0)
2003–2004 Colorado Rapids 18 (0)
2005 Nottingham Forest 11 (0)
Total 387 (26)
National team
1998–2001 Jamaica 21 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Darryl Anthony Powell (born 15 November 1971) is a former professional footballer who made more than 350 appearances in the Football League and Premier League and played international football for the Jamaican national team. He usually played as a central midfielder.

The son of a Reggae musician, he was born in Lambeth, London and his career included spells at English clubs Portsmouth, Derby County, Birmingham City, Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest, as well as a stint at Colorado Rapids in the USA. Along with his Derby team-mate Deon Burton he was one of the Reggae Boyz playing for Jamaica in France 98.

Powell has also appeared as a guest on the beach soccer circuit, playing for the England national beach soccer team in an exhibition game in Birmingham.


  1. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 2010-08-12. 

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