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|Full name||Darren Glass|
|Date of birth||14 May 1981|
|Place of birth||Northam, Western Australia|
|Original team(s)||Railways (Northam)|
|Draft||11th overall, 1999 National Draft (West Coast)|
|Height / weight||192 cm / 94 kg|
|2000–2014||West Coast||270 (8)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2014.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Darren Glass (born 14 May 1981) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL). Originally from Northam, Western Australia, he began his career with Perth in the West Australian Football League (WAFL), before being recruited by West Coast with the 11th pick in the 1999 National Draft, making his debut for the club the following season. Playing mainly as a full-back, Glass was named in the All-Australian team on four occasions, including as captain of the 2012 team. He was named captain of West Coast in 2008, after Chris Judd was traded to Carlton, and won club best and fairest awards in 2007, 2009, and 2011. Glass retired from football midway through the 2014 season, having played 270 games for West Coast.
He had another excellent 2007 season where he won West Coast's Club Champion Award and his second All-Australian selection.
On 9 November 2007, Glass was announced as the new captain of West Coast with the departure of Chris Judd to Victoria. Glass was appointed to lead the recovery of the club after a series of off-field scandals. West Coast had a poor year in his first year of captaincy, suffering from the loss of Judd and Cousins as well as from injuries to key players, including Glass himself.
After a successful season playing all 22 matches in 2009, Glass won his second Club Champion award ahead of fellow defender Shannon Hurn. He followed this up two years later in 2011 where he won his third Club Champion award and third All-Australian selection. In 2012, Glass was given his fourth All-Australian selection and named as the captain of the All-Australian team.
On 12 June 2014, Glass announced his retirement due to injury, effective immediately.
Glass married Alicia Severin in December 2007. They have two daughters and one son. Glass has a commerce degree in finance and marketing from Curtin University. He is also undertaking a Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Western Australia.
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Honours and Achievements
|Brownlow Medal votes|
|Green / Bold = Won|
- Most Career Games AFL Tables
- "Darren Glass | LinkedIn". au.linkedin.com. Retrieved 2015-06-14.[permanent dead link]
- "Darren Glass back to business with UWA MBA". Retrieved 2015-06-14.
- "Darren Glass". AFL Tables. Retrieved 6 September 2016.