Darren O'Dea

Read all the news about Darren O'Dea. Darren O'Dea was born in Dublin, Ireland on 4 February 1987 (age 32). Follow @odea_darren on Twitter.

After making his way through the reserves and academy side, O’Dea made his first-team debut for Celtic in the Scottish League Cup against St Mirren in September 2006. A month later, O’Dea made his league debut against Inverness Caledonian Thistle, where he played the last thirty minutes after substituting for Gary Caldwell. His UEFA Champions League debut was on 6 December against Danish club F.C. Copenhagen as a substitute for the injured Stephen McManus. O’Dea made his first league starting appearance against Dunfermline Athletic four days after his Champions League debut. Later that month he scored his first goal in a match against Dundee United, with his rebound of a 78th-minute free kick by Shunsuke Nakamura tying the match 2–2. O’Dea’s first season saw Celtic win the 2007 Scottish Cup Final, where he scored a goal against Livingston.

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Celts Are Here · Aug 13

Ex-Celt Set for Return After Eight Years – Lennoxtown Role

According to reports this afternoon it looks like former Celtic defender and academy player Darren O’Dea is on the brink of a move to Celtic as a coach...

Celts Are Here · Aug 13

Oh Boy: O’Dea on Way

CELTIC’S former Republic of Ireland centre-back Darren O’Dea could be heading back to Parkhead – as a coach.

The Celtic Star · May 30

‘Tommy made me think I was a world-beater, and I wasn’t,’ Darren O’Dea

DARREN O’DEA yesterday provided a nice little insight to Tommy Burns, the man rather than the wonderful player or manager at Celtic.

The Celtic Star · May 30
67HailHail · May 22

Recently retired defender discloses how Celtic legend shaped his career

Former Celtic defender Darren O’Dea has paid tribute to the man who shaped his career – former Hoops legend Tommy Burns.

67HailHail · May 22
Read Celtic · May 7

Retiring former Celtic star pays tribute to the late Tommy Burns

Former Celtic man Darren O’Dea announced his retirement from football in an emotional statement on his Twitter page on Tuesday...

Read Celtic · May 7

Ex-Celt Quits – and Reveals Tommy Burns’ Influence

FORMER Celtic defender Darren O’Dea will quit playing at the end of the season – and has spoken of the influence Hoops legend Tommy Burns had on his career...

Sutton Shares Hilarious Story About Former Celtic Teammate

CHRIS SUTTON has taken to social media to wish former Celtic defender Darren O’Dea good luck in retirement with the Irishman set to hang up his boots at the end of the season...

BBC Sportsound · May 24

Sportsound Podcast: 24 May 19

A Scottish Cup final preview plus we talk to Darren O’Dea about his ‘retirement’ and Derek Adams about his future following his departure from Plymouth Argyle...

BBC Sportsound · May 24

Darren O’Dea sent off on final appearance of professional career

Continue reading “Darren O’Dea sent off on final appearance of professional career” on Football Scotland.

VideoCelts · May 10

Simon Ferry is the prize guy at Football Blogging Awards

Ferry started the podcast off with some revealing interviews with former team-mates such as Charlie Mulgrew, Aiden McGeady and Darren O’Dea that quickly earned the podcast a dedicated following...

VideoCelts · May 10
Scotzine · May 8

O’Dea Calls It a Day

DARREN O’DEA will retire from playing at the end of a season that has seen Dundee relegated from the Premiership.

Scotzine · May 8
67HailHail · May 7

Former Celtic man hangs up his boots

Former Celtic centre-back Darren O’Dea has announced his retirement from football.

67HailHail · May 7
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