Darren Murphy (born 28 July 1985) is an Irish former footballer who played as a midfielder. Murphy started his career at Cobh Ramblers, progressing through the club's youth system before breaking into the first-team during the 2003 season. He then joined Cork City in 2007, and spent two seasons at the club. In December 2008, he joined Stevenage and helped the side win promotion to the Football League for the first time in the club's history the following season. Murphy was also part of the side that helped Stevenage earn back-to-back promotions to League One during the 2010–11 campaign. Murphy was released by Stevenage when his contract expired in May 2012, and subsequently joined Port Vale on a free transfer two months later. He switched to Macclesfield Town in January 2013, but left the club and returned to Ireland a few weeks later. He signed with Woking in September 2013, before returning to Cork City two months later. He rejoined Cobh Ramblers in February 2015.