Derek Riordan

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Derek Riordan
Derek Riordan 30-04-2016 1.jpg
Riordan trainin wi York City in 2016
Personal information
Full name Derek George Riordan[1]
Date o birth (1983-01-16) 16 Januar 1983 (age 40)[1]
Place o birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Hicht 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Playin poseetion Striker
Youth career
1999–2001 Hibernian
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2006 Hibernian 123 (54)
2003Cowdenbeath (lend) 2 (3)
2006–2008 Celtic 24 (5)
2008–2011 Hibernian 102 (36)
2011 Shaanxi Chanba 9 (1)
2012 St Johnstone 4 (0)
2012 Bristol Rovers 11 (0)
2014 Alloa Athletic 2 (0)
2014 Brechin City (trial) 1 (0)
2015 East Fife 11 (4)
2016 York City 4 (0)
2017 Edinburgh City 7 (3)
Naitional team
2001 Scotland U19 5 (3)
2004–2005 Scotland U21 5 (0)
2005–2009 Scotland 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly an correct as o 20:20, 2 Juin 2017 (UTC)
‡ Naitional team caps an goals correct as o 20:20, 2 Juin 2017 (UTC)

Derek George Riordan (born 16 Januar 1983) is a Scots ex-fitbawer hae played as a striker. He is current the gaffer of a boozer cawed R1ordans on Easter Road, Leith, alang wi' convictit dealer and business partner Michael 'Mikey' Wright.[3]

Eftir he leift Hibs fae the seicont time he foond it hard tae get establisht at ither clubs an thaucht that he wis barrie enough fae muckle a toap club. In an interview in 2015 he blaymed misconceptions aboot him fae stopping him geyttin back intae toap division fitaw, sayin that they came fae somewan hae wis tryin'tae sabotage his career. [4]

Deek haes hud his fair share o' trauchle wi' th' law, and has been arrestit in an HMV [5], a casino [6] among ither places and at wan point wis banned fae e'ry club in Edinburgh,[7]

Derek wis hamesick during his cheenese spell at Shaanxi Chanba in 2011, and didnae lyk the fuid, ha'eing descriybed it as "chicken feet, what I was told was frog and other no’ right stuff."[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b The Bell's Scottish Football Review 2005.06. Cre8 Publishing. 2005. p. 28. ISBN 978-0-9548556-1-1.
  2. "Derek Riordan". ESPN FC. Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  3. https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/derek-riordan-take-over-leith-17650391
  4. https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/sport/football/hibs/derek-riordan-someone-has-sabotaged-my-career-879806
  5. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2141129/Derek-Riordan-arrested-alleged-assault.html
  6. https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/derek-riordan-accused-threatening-behaviour-16337991
  7. https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/derek-riordan-accused-threatening-behaviour-16337991
  8. https://www.scotsman.com/sport/football/celtic/interview-derek-riordan-plots-his-return-1573907