Darren Tinson

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Darren Tinson
Personal information
Date of birth (1969-11-15) 15 November 1969 (age 47)
Place of birth Connah's Quay, Wales
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1993 Colwyn Bay 85 (7)
1993–1996 Northwich 97 (3)
1996–2003 Macclesfield Town 263 (4)
2003–2005 Shrewsbury Town 82 (1)
2005–2007 Burton Albion 76 (0)
2007–2008 Altrincham 45 (2)
2008–2011 Nantwich Town 49 (1)
2011–2012 Leek Town
Teams managed
2010–2011 Nantwich Town (player-manager)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:30, 24 December 2008 (UTC).

Darren Tinson (born 15 November 1969) is a former professional footballer. The veteran defender has played for Colwyn Bay, Northwich Victoria, Macclesfield Town, Shrewsbury Town, Burton Albion, Altrincham and Leek Town over his career.

Tinson left Northwich to join Macclesfield Town for £10,000 in February 1996. He was part of the Macclesfield Town side which gained promotion to the Football League and then moved on a free transfer to Shrewsbury Town where he again won promotion to the League before joining Burton Albion from 1 August 2005. After two seasons at Burton Albion, he joined Altrincham in May 2007. Darren was captain of Altrincham for the 2007–08 season, making 51 appearances in all.

Darren had been expected to continue playing for Altrincham in the 2008–09 season. However, he elected to join fellow ex-Northwich defender Steve Davis's team Nantwich Town in the Northern Premier League. He was appointed joint manager of the club in 2010. On 10 March 2011 it was announced that along with joint manager Kevin Street he was leaving by mutual consent.

He later joined Leek Town He is studying at the University of Salford for a degree in Physiotherapy.[1]


  1. ^ Thomas, Phil (9 February 2003). "I'll go Macc to the future". The Sun. London. Retrieved 24 September 2009. 

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