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Darren Fletcher

Born: February 1, 1984 (age 37)

Height: 6' 0" (183cm)
Weight: 13st 1lb (83kg)

Hometown: Dalkeith, Scotland
Nationality: Scotland flag Scottish

Position: Central midfielder
Stoke City midfielder Darren Fletcher in action during his side's Premier League clash with Everton
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Career History
Youth1995-2003Manchester United
Senior2003-2015Manchester United
2015-2017West Bromwich Albion
2017-2019Stoke City
Sports Mole has 586 articles about Darren Fletcher. Articles 1 to 40:
Declan Rice in action for West Ham United on January 19, 2021
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Darren Fletcher, John Murtough 'in agreement over Declan Rice'
Manchester United want to bring West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice to Old Trafford, according to a report.
Mar 21, 23:27
Borussia Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland celebrates scoring against Sevilla in the Champions League on February 17, 2021
Report: Manchester United identify Erling Braut Haaland as top summer target
A report claims that Manchester United have settled on Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland as their primary summer transfer target.
Mar 15, 12:45
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on March 7, 2021
Manchester United 'to hold transfer summit this week'
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will reportedly meet with transfer chiefs John Murtough and Darren Fletcher this week to discuss summer transfer targets.
Mar 15, 12:18
General view of Manchester United's Old Trafford taken August 2018
New Manchester United director of football 'turned down Inter Miami'
John Murtough turned down Inter Miami to become Manchester United's new football director, according to a report.
Mar 11, 17:52
Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrates scoring against Manchester City in the Premier League on March 7, 2021
A look at what the future could hold for Manchester United after restructure
United decided promoting two individuals from within would best suit the needs of the club.
Mar 10, 15:42
General view of Manchester United's Old Trafford taken August 2018
A closer look at the Manchester United shake-up behind the scenes
5 Things on Manchester United's shake-up behind the scenes
Mar 10, 15:38
Darren Fletcher pictured for Scotland in October 2017
Darren Fletcher named technical director of Manchester United
The former Scotland midfielder returned to United in January as part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's coaching set-up.
Mar 10, 14:00
Paul Scholes warms up for Manchester United in January 2012
On This Day - Paul Scholes makes shock Man United comeback
Midfielder Paul Scholes came out of retirement to help United during an injury crisis and played on for another 18 months.
Jan 8, 09:14
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on January 1, 2021
Solskjaer insists Man Utd have "no excuses" ahead of EFL Cup semi-final
The Red Devils take on Manchester City on Wednesday night.
Jan 5, 11:56
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on January 1, 2021
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says EFL Cup win would be "very big step" for Man United
United take on Manchester City on Wednesday in the fourth semi-final during Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's reign.
Jan 5, 11:07
Darren Fletcher pictured for Scotland in October 2017
Darren Fletcher joins Manchester United coaching staff
Darren Fletcher was capped 80 times by Scotland during his playing career.
Jan 4, 12:46
Manchester United's Scott McTominay celebrates scoring their third goal on February 27, 2020
Darren Fletcher: 'Scott McTominay can be a big player for Scotland and Manchester United'
The midfielder has fallen down the pecking order at Manchester United and Scotland.
Sep 3, 17:25
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on August 16, 2020
Darren Fletcher: 'Manchester United ahead of schedule under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer'
The Norwegian's first full season in charge ended with three cup semi-finals and a third-place Premier League finish.
Aug 28, 15:20
St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright pictured in January 2016
Tommy Wright in frame for vacant manager's job at Dundee United
Former St Johnstone boss linked to Tannadice club.
Jun 22, 10:04
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah reacts to a missed chance against Barcelona on May 1, 2019
Darren Fletcher expecting Manchester United title challenge in "two or three years"
Darren Fletcher says that Manchester United must be in the running to win the Premier League title in the next two to three years.
Mar 11, 12:43
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger celebrates scoring the opening goal during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester United on October 20, 2018
Five memorable matches between Chelsea and Manchester United
The sides meet on Monday.
Feb 14, 12:32
Stoke City midfielder Darren Fletcher pictured before a Premier League match in January 2018
Darren Fletcher: 'Roy Keane was completely right to criticise me'
Darren Fletcher believes that Roy Keane was "completely right" to criticise him for his performance in a video which ended the Irishman's Manchester United career.
Nov 14, 10:47
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on November 2, 2019
Manchester United to veer away from big-name signings?
Manchester United will reportedly focus on bringing the right type of individuals to the club in future transfer windows rather than target big-name players.
Nov 6, 18:11
Marcus Rashford in action for Manchester United on October 20, 2019
Darren Fletcher backs Marcus Rashford to score "a lot more goals"
Darren Fletcher backs Marcus Rashford to score "a lot more goals" at Manchester United following the Englishman's brace during a 2-1 win over Chelsea in the EFL Cup.
Oct 30, 23:45
Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay shows his anger during the International Champions Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspur on July 25, 2019
Darren Fletcher: 'Scott McTominay is Manchester United's leader'
Darren Fletcher hails Scott McTominay as a "leader" following Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford on Monday night.
Oct 1, 13:11
Stoke City defender Nathan Collins pictured in April 2019
Manchester United 'still want centre-back Nathan Collins'
Manchester United remain interested in signing Stoke City defender Nathan Collins, according to a report.
Sep 18, 09:27
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward pictured in November 2017
Manchester United 'resume search for technical director'
Manchester United reportedly resume their search for a technical director now that the English transfer window has come to a close.
Aug 9, 23:02
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on May 12, 2019
Manchester United 'locked in battle to sign Nathan Collins'
Manchester United will have to battle Werder Bremen for the signature of Stoke City defender Nathan Collins, according to a report.
Jul 4, 18:10
Former Manchester United player Rio Ferdinand pictured in April 2019
Manchester United closing in on new technical director?
A new technical director will reportedly be appointed by Manchester United before they jet off to Australia for their pre-season tour early next month.
Jun 24, 20:00
Norwich City sporting director Stuart Webber gestures during an interview at the club's training ground in March 2019
Norwich City chief Stuart Webber being lined up for Manchester United role?
Norwich City sporting director Stuart Webber could join Manchester United in a similar position this summer, according to a report.
May 26, 22:23
Former Manchester United player Rio Ferdinand pictured in April 2019
Manchester United 'to assemble three-man transfer committee'
Rio Ferdinand may reportedly be appointed by Manchester United as part of a three-man transfer committee to lead the club's search for new players.
May 23, 18:36
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured on May 12, 2019
Manchester United 'to sign Stoke City defender Nathan Collins'
Manchester United prepare a swoop for Stoke City defender Nathan Collins following advice from Darren Fletcher, according to a report.
May 20, 09:56
Stoke City midfielder Darren Fletcher pictured before a Premier League match in January 2018
Darren Fletcher leading candidate for backroom role at Manchester United?
Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher emerges as the rumoured leading candidate to take over as technical director at Old Trafford.
May 14, 23:18
Middlesbrough striker Britt Assombalonga celebrates scoring against West Bromwich Albion on February 2, 2019
Championship: Transfer ins and outs - Summer 2019
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Championship this Summer with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
May 10, 17:35
Stoke City midfielder Darren Fletcher pictured before a Premier League match in January 2018
Manchester United 'consider Darren Fletcher for recruitment role'
Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher, who is expected to retire in the summer, is reportedly being lined up as the club's new sporting director.
Apr 24, 23:19
Darren Fletcher pictured for Scotland in October 2017
Darren Fletcher hits out at Scotland absentees following Kazakhstan defeat
Several players opted out of playing on the Astana Arena's artificial surface.
Mar 21, 18:25
Peter Crouch in action for Stoke City as they tumble out of the Premier League on May 5, 2018
Stoke City consider offers for Peter Crouch, Darren Fletcher?
Stoke City are reportedly considering offers received for Peter Crouch and Darren Fletcher.
Jan 27, 20:33
Jose Mourinho reacts to the Reds going back ahead during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on December 16, 2018
Pogba out of order to 'dance on the grave' of sacked Mourinho, says Neville
The France midfielder has come in for strong criticism in the wake of his manager's dismissal.
Dec 18, 21:53
Paul Pogba in action for Manchester United during his side's Premier League clash with Everton on October 28, 2018
Pogba can't start thinking he's bigger than Mourinho, warns Darren Fletcher
The former Manchester United midfielder said the France international had been 'totally out of order'.
Dec 18, 20:11
Paul Pogba reacts while in action for Manchester United on September 22, 2018
Darren Fletcher: 'Paul Pogba not disciplined'
Paul Pogba was 'not disciplined enough to play central midfield' for Manchester United reserves during the early stages of his career, claims Darren Fletcher.
Nov 6, 09:35
Wayne Rooney in training with DC United on July 6, 2018
Darren Fletcher: 'Manchester United worried Wayne Rooney would join Real Madrid'
Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher says that the club 'were worried' that Wayne Rooney would move to Real Madrid.
Nov 6, 09:15
West Bromwich Albion's James McClean in action against Tottenham Hotspur on May 5, 2018
Stoke City finalise James McClean signing for initial £5m
Stoke City sign James McClean from Championship rivals West Bromwich Albion in a deal that could rise to £6m.
Jul 22, 17:26
Joey Barton and Georginio Wijnaldum during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool on March 12, 2017
Kevin Nolan hoping to persuade Joey Barton to sign for Notts County
Notts County manager Kevin Nolan reveals his interest in bringing former Newcastle United teammate Joey Barton to Meadow Lane once his football ban expires in June.
Apr 12, 19:39
Jurgen Locadia in action for PSV Eindhoven in December 2015
Team News: Brighton's record signing Jurgen Locadia named on bench against Stoke City
Brighton & Hove Albion's record signing Jurgen Locadia is named on the bench against Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium.
Feb 10, 14:08
Paul Lambert in charge of Aston Villa in February 2015
Team News: Badou Ndiaye debuts for Stoke City against Bournemouth
New Stoke City signing Badou Ndiaye is in the starting XI for Saturday's Premier League trip to Bournemouth.
Feb 3, 14:04

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CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
ChinaChina32211669
United StatesUnited States24282173
JapanJapan1961136
AustraliaAustralia1441533
Olympics flagRussian Olympic Committee13211852
Great BritainGreat Britain13171343
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Wednesday's key events


SKATEBOARDING
· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

SAILING
· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

CYCLING
· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

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