Danny Murphy


Ex-footballer and sports speaker Danny Murphy is best known for his time at both Liverpool FC and Fulham FC where he helped both clubs attain silverware and international glory. Making almost two hundred appearances for the team during his tenure, he has established himself as a highly regarded footballer and is now spreading the knowledge he has amassed as an after dinner speaker.

Beginning his career as a football speaker and player a Crewe Alexandra in 1993 Danny Murphy helped the club reach the second tier of English football for the first time in almost a hundred years before moving to Liverpool in 1997. Four years later Murphy helped the club reach the League Cup, FA Cup and UEFA Cup and remained with the club until 2004.

After brief spells at Charlton Athletic and Tottenham Hotspur, Danny Murphy went on to join Fulham where he served as Captain and helped the team reach the 2010 UEFA Europa League Final, leaving Fulham in 2012 Murphy spent the final year of his professional career as captain and football speaker for Blackburn Rovers.

Whilst working as a professional footballer Murphy was frequently called upon to act as a sports speaker and scout, particularly during his time at Crewe where his trainer and mentor Dario Gradi heralded his tactical knowledge and footballing brain as far surpassing his junior position. Upon retiring in 2013 Danny Murphy has gone on to attain his coaching badges and intends to follow in Gradi’s managerial footsteps.

As well as his work on the pitch Danny Murphy has established an impressive career as a pundit and television football speaker, most notably working on the BBC series Match of the Day. He has also become a frequent voice on the UK radio station, Talksport where he offers his commentary and analysis.

To book Danny Murphy as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When he’s at corporate events, Danny is known to discuss the following topics:

  • International Football
  • Punditry
  • Event Host
  • Peak Performance
  • Drive & Determination