Darren Currie

Southend United

Darren Currie is a football coach serving as the Assistant Head Coach of Southend United Football Club . He has previously been associated with Barnet and Dagenham & Redbridge during his career.

A former professional footballer, Currie transitioned into management following his playing career. During his two decades as a player, he made over 600 appearances, notably for Barnet and Wycombe Wanderers, and also played for teams like Ipswich Town, Luton Town, and Chesterfield. His playing career concluded at Dagenham & Redbridge, where he briefly served as caretaker manager in 2015.

In 2018, Currie took on the managerial role at Barnet, a position he held until 2020. His tenure at Barnet was marked by significant achievements, including leading the team to the play-offs in his first season. Additionally, he guided Barnet to a commendable performance in the FA Cup, reaching the fourth round where they were narrowly defeated by Brentford.

Currie’s coaching career saw a new chapter in October 2021 when he was appointed as the assistant to Kevin Maher. This role marked a continuation of his involvement in football management, leveraging his extensive experience gained both on the pitch as a player and on the sidelines as a manager.

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