Darryl Powell

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Darryl Powell
Personal information
Full name Darryl Anthony Powell[1]
Date of birth (1971-11-15) 15 November 1971 (age 51)[1]
Place of birth Lambeth,[1] London, England
Position(s) 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)
International career
1998–2001 Jamaica 21 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Darryl Anthony Powell (born 15 November 1971) is a sports agent and former professional footballer who made more than 350 appearances in the Football League and Premier League and played international football for the Jamaica 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 teammate Deon Burton he was one of the Reggae Boyz playing for Jamaica in France 98. Powell was sent off in the match versus Argentina in Paris, a 5–0 defeat.

Personal life[edit]

As of 2015, he works as a sports agent.[2]

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. ^ a b c "Darryl Powell". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Rodolph Austin: Work permit issue ends Sheffield Wednesday move". BBC Sport. 30 July 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2015.

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