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Full name  Derek Tracey
1989-2006  Shamrock Rovers
Playing position  Midfielder
Years  Team
Height  1.79 m
-1989  Belvedere F.C.
Role  Footballer
Place of birth  Dublin, Ireland
Name  Derek Tracey

Date of birth  (1971-04-06) 6 April 1971 (age 44)

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Derek Tracey (born 6 April 1971 in Dublin) is a retired League of Ireland association footballer who spent his entire 17 season senior career playing for Shamrock Rovers.


He made his debut on 9 August 1989 against St James's Gate F.C. in the Leinster Senior Cup. Tracey made his League of Ireland debut on 19 November 1989 against Dundalk as a substitute. He got his first start following week in Cork. His first goal was against University College Dublin A.F.C. in a 1-0 win on the 13 February 1990. He was the club's top goalscorer in 1994–95 with 8 league goals.

He was ever present in the 1996-97 and 1997-98 seasons.

Derek made his 250th league appearance in a great 3-1 win over Bohemians on 19 September 1999.

On the 26 May 2006, Tracey announced his retirement. During his time he made almost 500 senior appearances and as a versatile midfielder played in every position except goalkeeper. He played under 11 managers and scored once in 3 appearances in Europe

Derek scored 47 goals in 486 competitive appearances for The Hoops.

Derek was honoured with a Testimonial match in Tallaght Stadium on 5 November 2010.


Shamrock Rovers
  • League of Ireland Premier Division
  • 1993–94
  • FAI Super Cup
  • 1998
  • Leinster Senior Cup
  • 1997
  • References

    Derek Tracey Wikipedia

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