David Farrell (footballer, born 1969)
|Full name||David Farrell|
|Date of birth||29 October 1969|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|St Mirren (Assistant manager)|
|2016–||St Mirren (Assistant manager)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
As a player he was a midfielder and central defender starting out with English club Oxford United before moving onto Hibernian. He played in 83 league games, and made an appearance in the Scottish League Cup Final defeat to Rangers in 1993. Farrell led a nomadic playing career after this long spell with Hibs, playing for Partick Thistle, Airdrie, Clydebank, Stranraer and Albion Rovers.
After his playing career was over Farrell moved into coaching, working for Gretna's youth setup and Clyde. When his lifelong friend Alex Rae was appointed manager of Dundee in 2006, he appointed Farrell as his assistant. The club finished third and then second in the First Division, failing to win promotion back to the Scottish Premier League. After Rae was sacked in October 2008, Farrell was put in caretaker charge for the league game against Morton on 25 October before leaving the club himself on 30 October.
Farrell was appointed first team coach at Notts County. in November 2010 but left the club the following year following the departure of manager Paul Ince. A spell as assistant manager to Willie McStay at Celtic Nation followed  but the pair resigned when the club was plunged into financial turmoil in 2014.
Farrell began writing a popular blog, Football From The Inside, in August 2014  and it was announced on 6 February 2015 that he had signed a deal with Teckle Books to publish a book about his life in football 
- David Farrell, Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database