Irish flag Peter Murphy

Born27 October 1980, Dublin
NationalityIrish
Weight81 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

The Blackburn Rovers defender joined Halifax Town in a long-term loan deal in October 2000 and featured regularly for the Third Division club for the remainder of the season.

An accomplished left-sided player, he looked particularly impressive when pushing forward and scored his first-ever Football League goal with a superb free kick in the 3-2 win over Kidderminster Harriers in January.

Previously capped by the Republic of Ireland at Under-18 level.

Peter signed a new three-year contract with Carlisle United in July 2003 that was extended to June 2007 in June 2005 then to June 2009 in July 2007 to June 2011 in January 2009, to June 2012 in July 2011 and to June 2013 in July 2012.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Halifax Town FA Cup 1
2000-01 Halifax Town LDV Vans Trophy 2
2000-01 Halifax Town League Division 3 18
3
1
1
2001-02 Carlisle United FA Cup 3
2001-02 Carlisle United LDV Vans Trophy 1
2001-02 Carlisle United League Division 3 39
1
4
1
2001-02 Carlisle United Worthington Cup 1
2002-03 Carlisle United FA Cup 3
1
2002-03 Carlisle United LDV Vans Trophy 7
1
2002-03 Carlisle United League Division 3 38
2
2
6
2002-03 Carlisle United Worthington Cup 1
1
2003-04 Carlisle United Carling Cup 1
2003-04 Carlisle United League Division 3 33
2
1
6
2004-05 Carlisle United FA Cup 1
1
2004-05 Carlisle United LDV Vans Trophy
1
2005-06 Carlisle United Carling Cup 1
2005-06 Carlisle United FA Cup 1
2005-06 Carlisle United LDV Vans Trophy 7
1
2005-06 Carlisle United League Two 38
6
2
5
2006-07 Carlisle United Carling Cup 1
1
2006-07 Carlisle United FA Cup 1
2006-07 Carlisle United League One 40
2
6
2007-08 Carlisle United FA Cup 2
2007-08 Carlisle United Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2007-08 Carlisle United League One 33
3
3
4
2007-08 Carlisle United League One Play-Offs 2
2008-09 Carlisle United Carling Cup 2
1
2008-09 Carlisle United League One 27
1
3
2009-10 Carlisle United Carling Cup 2
2009-10 Carlisle United FA Cup 1
2009-10 Carlisle United Johnstones Paint Trophy 4
1
1
2
2009-10 Carlisle United League One 12
4
2
2010-11 Carlisle United FA Cup 2
2010-11 Carlisle United Johnstones Paint Trophy 5
4
2010-11 Carlisle United League One 32
2
3
4
2011-12 Carlisle United Carling Cup 1
2011-12 Carlisle United FA Cup 1
2011-12 Carlisle United Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
1
2011-12 Carlisle United League One 38
2
1
7
2012-13 Carlisle United Capital One Cup 2
2012-13 Carlisle United FA Cup 1
2012-13 Carlisle United Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2012-13 Carlisle United League One 16
5
1
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
28 Oct 2000 Macclesfield Town v Halifax Town D 0-0 League Division 3
04 Nov 2000 Halifax Town v Exeter City W 3-1 League Division 3
11 Nov 2000 Darlington v Halifax Town W 0-1 League Division 3
18 Nov 2000 Halifax Town v Gateshead L 0-2 FA Cup 1st round
25 Nov 2000 Halifax Town v Chesterfield D 2-2 League Division 3
02 Dec 2000 Brighton and Hove Albion v Halifax Town L 2-1 League Division 3
09 Dec 2000 Wrexham v Halifax Town W 0-1 LDV Vans Trophy 1st round - northern section
16 Dec 2000 Halifax Town v Hartlepool United L 0-1 League Division 3
23 Dec 2000 Halifax Town v Plymouth Argyle W 2-0 League Division 3
26 Dec 2000 Blackpool v Halifax Town W 0-1 League Division 3
06 Jan 2001 Halifax Town v Kidderminster Harriers W 3-2 League Division 3
09 Jan 2001 Halifax Town v Stoke City L 2-3 LDV Vans Trophy 2nd round - northern section
13 Jan 2001 Rochdale v Halifax Town W 0-1 League Division 3
27 Jan 2001 Plymouth Argyle v Halifax Town L 1-0 League Division 3
03 Feb 2001 Leyton Orient v Halifax Town L 3-0 League Division 3
10 Feb 2001 Halifax Town v Mansfield Town L 3-4 League Division 3
17 Feb 2001 Southend United v Halifax Town W 0-3 League Division 3
20 Feb 2001 Halifax Town v Cardiff City L 1-2 League Division 3
24 Feb 2001 Halifax Town v Torquay United W 2-1 League Division 3
14 Apr 2001 York City v Halifax Town L 2-1 League Division 3
16 Apr 2001 Halifax Town v Macclesfield Town W 3-0 League Division 3
21 Apr 2001 Exeter City v Halifax Town D 0-0 League Division 3
28 Apr 2001 Halifax Town v Darlington W 1-0 League Division 3
05 May 2001 Chesterfield v Halifax Town L 3-0 League Division 3


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Blackburn Rovers 15 Jul 1998 30 Jun 2001
Halifax Town 26 Oct 2000 07 May 2001 L
Carlisle United 10 Aug 2001 30 Jun 2013
Celtic Nation 11 Oct 2013

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1998-99 Republic of Ireland UEFA Under-18 4
1999-00 Republic of Ireland UEFA Under-18 2
1
1999-00 Republic of Ireland Under-21 1
1
2006-07 Republic of Ireland International 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
05 Oct 1998 Republic of Ireland v Cyprus W 5-1 UEFA U18 Group 4
07 Oct 1998 Republic of Ireland v Poland D 2-2 UEFA U18 Group 4
09 Oct 1998 Republic of Ireland v Russia W 1-0 UEFA U18 Group 4
11 May 1999 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland W 2-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 2
19 Jul 1999 Spain v Republic of Ireland W 0-1 UEFA U18 Final group B
21 Jul 1999 Republic of Ireland v Georgia D 3-3 UEFA U18 Final group B
23 Jul 1999 Republic of Ireland v Italy L 0-2 UEFA U18 Final group B
22 Feb 2000 Republic of Ireland v Czech Republic L 1-2 U21
25 Apr 2000 Republic of Ireland v Greece L 1-2 U21
26 May 2007 Republic of Ireland v Bolivia D 1-1 International


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.