DARREN AMBROSE



Full Name: Darren Paul Francis Ambrose

Dob: 29-02-1984

Pob: Harlow, West Essex, GB

Position: Midfielder

Era: Professional

Club Appearance Record

SeasonTot AppsTot Goals
1995-96 0 0
1996-97 0 0
1997-98 0 0
1998-99 0 0
1999-00 0 0
2000-01 0 0
2001-02 0(1) 0
2002-03 26(11) 11
2008-09 6(3) 0
2014-15 3(5) 1
2015-16 0 0
TOTALS 35(20) 12

Career Appearance Record

ClubDate SignedDate LeftFee
Ipswich Town July 1995 March 2003 Youth Team
Newcastle United March 2003 July 2005 £1,000,000
Charlton Athletic July 2005 June 2009 £150,000
Ipswich Town November 2008 January 2009 On Loan
Crystal Palace July 2009 July 2012 Free
Birmingham City July 2012 May 2014 £250,000
Apollon Smyrni January 2014 May 2014 On Loan
Colchester United July 2014 July 2014 On Trial
Ipswich Town August 2014 September 2014 Training
Ipswich Town September 2014 June 2015 Free
Ipswich Town July 2015 July 2015 Training
Colchester United July 2015 July 2016 On Trial
Colchester United August 2015 May 2016 Free

(12) Comments

  • May 2016- released by Colchester

  • August 2015, joins Colchester on a one year deal

  • Darren Ambrose has joined Colchester United on a one-year deal.

  • Released at the end of last season Darren is back at Playford Road for pre-season training with a view to winning a new contract

  • Now training back with Ipswich - August 2014

  • On trial at Colchester United, playing against Ipswich on 23 July 2014

  • Darren has joined Greek Super League side Apollon Smyrni. Move on loan till the end of the season when his Birmingham contract runs out, failed to cement a first team place at City

  • Summer 2012 move to Birmingham City

  • Scored the 50th league goal of his career as Palace drew 2-2 with West Ham yesterday (October 1st)

  • Signed for Crystal Palace on Monday, having left relegated Charlton on a free transfer

  • Place of Birth Harlow Essex

  • An England U16 international, the attacking midfielder joined the School of Excellence at Ipswich at the age of 11. He progressed through the age groups until he was offered a scholarship at 16 and joined the Academy full-time in July, 2000. An integral member of the U17 League winning team and the successful FA Youth Cup Team that reached the semi-finals in 2001. Having established himself in the Dale Roberts' reserve side, Darren progressed well during 2001/02 and made his first team debut as a substitute against Arsenal at Highbury in April, 2002. Scored on his first league start against Walsall.

Contract Info

  • Darren Ambrose joined Ipswich Town's School Of Excellence in July 1995.

    He became an Ipswich Town Full Academy Player in July 2000 + Signed A 2 Year Scholarship ( Until June 30th, 2002 ).

    He signed a 2 Year Professional Contract with Ipswich Town in July 2001 ( Until June 30th, 2003 ).

    He signed a 3 Year Extended Contract with Ipswich Town in May 2002 ( Until June 30th, 2006 )

    He joined Newcastle United from Ipswich Town in March 2003 - For A Fee Of £1,000,000 + Signed A 5 Year Contract ( Until June 30th,2008 ).

    He rejoined Ipswich Town from Charlton Athletic in November 2008 - On A 2 Month Loan ( Until January 2nd, 2009 ).

    He was training with Ipswich Town in August + September 2014.

    He rejoined Ipswich Town from Birmingham City in September 2014 - On A Free Transfer + Signed A Short - Term Contract ( Until January 10th, 2015 ).

    He signed a New Contract with Ipswich Town in January 2015 ( Until The End Of The 2014 / 15 Season ).

    He was released by Ipswich Town in June 2015 - Because He Was Not Offered A New Contract

    He was training with Ipswich Town in July 2015.

    He joined Colchester United from Ipswich Town in August 2015 - On A Free Transfer + Signed A 1 Year Contract ( Until June 30th, 2016 ).

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