Darren Randolph – Bio, Family, Girlfriend, Age, Facts, Net Worth, Nationality, Current Team, Transfer, Contract, Position, Height, Career, Wiki, Size

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Darren Edward Andrew Randolph is an Irish professional football player who plays for Premier League club West Ham United and the Republic of Ireland national team as a goalkeeper. He has previously played for Charlton Athletic, Welling United (loan), Accrington Stanley (loan), Gillingham (loan), Bury (loan), Hereford United (loan), Motherwell, Birmingham City, and Middlesbrough. 

On the international level, he has represented the Republic of Ireland at various age levels. He has represented the Republic of Ireland at U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. In 2006, Randolph made ten appearances for the Republic of Ireland U21 side, and a single appearance for the Republic of Ireland B team. He made his senior international team debut for the Republic of Ireland on 11 September 2012. He then played for the nation at UEFA Euro 2016. 

What is Darren Randolph famous for?

  • Being an Irish professional football player who plays as a goalkeeper.
  • For playing as a goalkeeper for Premier League club West Ham United.

What nationality is Darren Randolph?

Darren Edward Andrew Randolph was born on 12 May 1987. His birthplace is Bray, Ireland. He was born to his father, Ed Randolph, and his mother, Anne Randolph where he grew up with his brother, Neil Randolph. His father, Ed Randolph played basketball for UCD Marian and was one of the first American imports to the Irish Basketball league. His mother, Anne Randolph (née Walsh), is a folk singer originally from Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo. He is a past pupil of St. Cronan’s Boys National School and Presentation College, Bray. He holds Irish nationality. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Taurus.  

What team does Darren Randolph play for?

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Ardmore Rovers in 1998 and played until 2003.
  • In 2003, he joined the youth team of Charlton Athletic and began his career at the club. 
  • In 2004, as a youngster, he spent a month on loan at Conference South club Welling United where he had four league matches and once in the FA Cup. 
  • He then spent the beginning of the 2005-06 season on loan at Accrington Stanley in the Conference National where he played 14 matches in all the competitions and at the end of the season, signed an extension to his Charlton contract to run until 2009.
  • On 1 August 2006, he joined League One club Gillingham on a month’s loan where he played 3 matches in all the competitions. 
  • On 13 May 2007, he made his first-team debut for the already-relegated Charlton in their last match of the 2006-07 Premier League season in a 2-2 draw against Liverpool.
  • On 1 February 2008, he joined League One club Bury on loan where he made 14 appearances for the club, making 4 clean sheets in all the competitions. 
  • After featuring 14 times, he was recalled by Charlton to cover for Weaver, who was sent off in a match against Plymouth Argyle. On 12 April 2008, he then started Charlton’s next match at home to Southampton and contributed to a farcical own goal when he appeared to catch a high ball, then dropped it into the net via teammate Paddy McCarthy. 
  • On 1 August 2008, he joined Hereford United on a season-long loan where he made 16 appearances for the club, making 4 clean sheets in all the competitions. 
  • After his return to Charlton from a loan, during his 2009-10 season, he made 14 appearances for the club, making 5 clean sheets in all the competitions.
  • On 1 July 2010, he joined Scottish Premiership club Motherwell on a free transfer, signing a three-year contract deal at Fir Park. He made his Motherwell debut on 15 July 20010 in the second qualifying round of the Europa League, in a 1-0 win over Icelandic side Breiðablik. The club was eliminated by Danish club OB in the play-off round: Motherwell complained to UEFA about OB fans throwing cigarette lighters at Randolph during the first leg. In his first season, he established himself as first-choice goalkeeper where he made 52 appearances for the club, making 19 clean sheets in all the competitions as he helped Motherwell reach the 2011 Scottish Cup Final, but they lost 3-0 to Celtic as he suggested afterward that Motherwell had been unlucky. 
  • On 28 April 2012, he provided an assist for Henrik Ojamaa’s second goal of the match in a 5-1 win over St Johnstone. During his 2011-12 season, he made 42 appearances for the club, providing 1 assist and making 17 clean sheets in all the competitions as he was the only Motherwell player to be named in the PFA Scotland Team of the Year.  
  • Because 2011-12 runners-up Rangers entered administration, they were ineligible for UEFA competitions, so Motherwell’s third-place finish earned the club entry into the Champions League for the first time. On 31 July 2012, he made his Champions League debut for the club in a 2-0 loss against Panathinaikos in the third qualifying round. Motherwell lost 3-0 on aggregate to go out of the competition but entered the Europa League play-off round. He then played in both legs against Spanish side Levante but his team was again eliminated. During his 2012-13 season, he made 42 appearances for the club, making 7 clean sheets in all the competitions as Motherwell finished the season in second place behind Celtic, so qualified for Europe for the second year running. Additionally, he was also named in the 2012-13 PFA Scotland Team of the Year.
  • On 1 July 2013, he joined Championship club Birmingham City on a free transfer, signing a two-year contract deal. He made his debut for the club on 3 August 2013 in a 1-0 defeat to Watford and remained ever-present in Championship matches throughout the season, though Colin Doyle played in all Birmingham’s cup ties. During his 2013-14 season, he made 46 appearances for the club, making 7 clean sheets in all the competitions.
  • On 18 October 2014, he was sent off late in the home defeat to Bolton Wanderers for bringing down Craig Davies (who missed the ensuing penalty), so was suspended for the next match. On 24 January 2015, he made his first cup appearance for the club, in the FA Cup fourth-round defeat by West Bromwich Albion. In May 2015, Birmingham City confirmed that he had rejected the offer of a contract extension, and would leave as a Free agent at the end of his existing deal. During his 2014-15 season, he made 46 appearances for the club, making 12 clean sheets in all the competitions.
  • On 1 July 2015, he joined West Ham United on a free transfer. He made his debut for the club on 2 July 2015 in a 3-0 victory over Lusitanos in a Europa League qualifying match. He made his league debut for the club on 22 August 2015 in a 4-3 home defeat to AFC Bournemouth. He continued in goal and kept a clean sheet in a 3-0 win against Liverpool on 29 August which was West Ham’s first league win at Anfield since 1963. He played in West Ham’s last three matches of the 2015-16 season which included their final match at the Boleyn Ground, a 3-2 victory over Manchester United. During his 2015-16 season, he made 15 appearances for the club, making 6 clean sheets in all the competitions.
  • In July 2016, he signed a new, four-year contract with the club. Following a goalkeeping error by the first-choice goalkeeper, Adrian, in a match against Stoke City in November 2016, he became West Ham’s regular goalkeeper. During his 2016-17 season, he made 27 appearances for the club, making 6 clean sheets in all the competitions.
  • On 22 July 2017, he signed a four-year contract with Championship club Middlesbrough for a reported transfer fee of £5 million. He made his first appearance for the club on 29 July 2017 in a 2-1 friendly victory over FC Augsburg. On 1 August 2017, it was confirmed that he would wear the number 25 shirt for the 2017-18 season. He made his league debut for Middlesbrough on 5 August 2017 in a 1-0 away defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers. During his 2017-18 season, he made 50 appearances for the club, making 18 clean sheets in all the competitions.
  • During his 2018-19 season, he made 48 appearances for the club, making 19 clean sheets in all the competitions as he was named selected to the 2018-19 Championship Team of the Season.
  • During his first half of the 2019-20 season, he made 14 appearances for the club, making 2 clean sheets in all the competitions.
  • On 15 January 2020, he rejoined West Ham United following the agreement with Middlesbrough for the transfer fee of £4 million. During his 2019-20 season, he made only 3 appearances for the club in all the competitions. 
  • During his 2020-21 season, he made 8 appearances for the club, making 3 clean sheets in all the competitions.

 

Darren Randolph International Career

  • He has represented the Republic of Ireland at various age levels. 
  • He has represented the Republic of Ireland at U17, U19, U21, and the senior level. 
  • In 2006, Randolph made ten appearances for the Republic of Ireland U21 side, and a single appearance for the Republic of Ireland B team. 
  • He made his senior international team debut for the Republic of Ireland on 11 September 2012 in a 4-1 friendly win against Oman. 
  • On 8 October 2015, he replaced Shay Given in the 44th minute against Germany in a 2016 European Championship qualifying match and provided the long ball assist for Shane Long’s winner in the 70th minute in a match won 1-0 by the Republic of Ireland.
  • In June 2016, he was included in Portugal’s squad for UEFA Euro 2016 where he played every match for the Republic of Ireland at Euro 2016, against Sweden, Belgium, and Italy before being defeated by France.

Honors

  • Won the 2005-06 Conference National with Accrington Stanley.

Awards

  • Won the 2019 Middlesbrough Player of the Year.

How much is Darren Randolph worth?

Darren Randolph earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2017, he signed a four-year contract with Championship club Middlesbrough for a reported transfer fee of £5 million. In January 2020, he rejoined West Ham United following the agreement with Middlesbrough for the transfer fee of £4 million. As of 2022, his estimated net worth is around $1 million-$5 million and his salary is £2.1 million. His market value is around €1 million.  

Who is Darren Randolph dating?

Looking at his personal life, he is not married. However, the Irish star is not single. He is currently in a relationship with singer Alexandra Burke. He had shared a couple of pictures with his love on his social media accounts. On 14 February 2022, Burke announced that they were expecting a baby, due in June 2022. Any further updates on his love life will be updated here.

What height is Darren Randolph?

Darren Randolph stands at a height of 1.88m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 78kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. His other body measurement such as chest size, biceps size, and waist size is still got to get revealed yet. Overall, he has got a healthy body.

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