Joe Murphy

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Joe Murphy is an Irish professional footballer born on August 21, 1981, in Dublin. He plays as a goalkeeper for Tranmere Rovers and has made over 500 appearances in the Football League. Murphy began his career with Tranmere Rovers and has also played for other clubs. He joined Tranmere Rovers in August 2020 from Shrewsbury Town. Murphy signed a new one-year contract with Tranmere Rovers in April 2024, which will see him continue as both a player and the goalkeeping coach for the 2024/25 season. He is a valuable member of both the coaching staff and playing squad, serving as back-up to the regular number one goalkeeper.

Debut: Oxford (1999-10-12)

Born: 1981-08-21, Dublin

Season Starts Goals Assists Headers Free Kicks Penalties Yellow Cards Red Cards
1999 27 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2000 20 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 26 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 20 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 20 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2022 7 (0) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2023 5 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 125 (4) 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Season In/Out Fee
Trainee
West Bromich Albion £625,000
Shrewsbury Town Free Transfer
Season Competition Start/Sub Opposition Goals Subbed By/For
1999 League Cup Start Oxford (1999-10-12) 0
1999 League Start Man City (1999-10-16) 0
1999 League Start Grimsby (1999-10-19) 0
1999 League Start Crystal Palace (1999-10-23) 0 John Achterberg
1999 League Start Charlton (1999-10-26) 0
1999 League Start Crewe (1999-10-30) 0
1999 League Start West Brom (1999-11-06) 0
1999 League Start Ipswich (1999-11-12) 0
1999 League Start Nottm Forest (1999-11-20) 0
1999 League Start Wolves (1999-11-27) 0 John Achterberg
1999 League Cup Start Barnsley (1999-11-30) 0 Eric Nixon
1999 League Start Bolton (1999-12-04) 0
1999 FA Cup Start West Ham (1999-12-11) 0
1999 League Cup Start Middlesbrough (1999-12-14) 0 John Achterberg
1999 FA Cup Start Newcastle (2000-02-20) 0
1999 League Cup Start Leicester (2000-02-27) 0
1999 League Start Portsmouth (2000-03-01) 0
1999 League Start Blackburn (2000-03-04) 0
1999 League Start West Brom (2000-03-07) 0
1999 League Start Birmingham (2000-03-11) 0
1999 League Start Nottm Forest (2000-03-18) 0
1999 League Start Ipswich (2000-03-22) 0
1999 League Start Walsall (2000-03-25) 0
1999 League Start Fulham (2000-04-09) 0
1999 League Start Swindon (2000-04-15) 0
1999 League Start Man City (2000-04-22) 0
1999 League Start Crystal Palace (2000-05-07) 0
2000 League Start Preston (2000-10-14) 0
2000 League Start Barnsley (2000-10-17) 0
2000 League Start West Brom (2000-10-21) 0
2000 League Start Blackburn (2000-10-25) 0
2000 League Start QPR (2000-10-28) 0
2000 League Cup Start Leeds (2000-10-31) 0
2000 League Start Norwich (2000-11-04) 0
2000 League Start Watford (2000-11-11) 0
2000 League Start Crystal Palace (2000-11-18) 0
2000 League Start Nottm Forest (2000-11-25) 0
2000 League Start Wimbledon (2000-12-23) 0
2000 League Start Huddersfield (2000-12-26) 0
2000 League Start Fulham (2001-03-30) 0
2000 League Sub Grimsby (2001-04-07) 0 John Achterberg
2000 League Start Birmingham (2001-04-10) 0
2000 League Start Norwich (2001-04-14) 0
2000 League Start QPR (2001-04-16) 0
2000 League Start Crystal Palace (2001-04-21) 0
2000 League Start Burnley (2001-04-24) 0 John Achterberg
2000 League Start Watford (2001-04-28) 0
2000 League Start Nottm Forest (2001-05-06) 0
2001 League Start Bury (2001-08-11) 0
2001 League Start Colchester (2001-08-18) 0
2001 League Cup Start Shrewsbury (2001-08-21) 0
2001 League Start Brighton (2001-08-25) 0
2001 League Start Stoke (2001-08-27) 0
2001 League Start Oldham (2001-09-01) 0
2001 League Start Brentford (2001-09-08) 0
2001 League Cup Start Preston (2001-09-11) 0
2001 League Start Swindon (2001-09-15) 0
2001 League Start Notts Co (2001-09-18) 0
2001 League Start Wrexham (2001-09-21) 0
2001 League Start Bristol C (2001-09-25) 0
2001 League Start Chesterfield (2001-09-29) 0
2001 League Start Blackpool (2001-10-04) 0
2001 League Cup Start Tottenham (2001-10-09) 0
2001 League Start Northampton (2001-10-13) 0
2001 League Start Huddersfield (2001-10-20) 0
2001 League Start Wigan (2001-10-23) 0
2001 League Start Cardiff (2001-10-27) 0
2001 Football League Trop 2001 Start Oldham (2001-10-30) 0
2001 League Start Wycombe (2001-11-03) 0
2001 League Start QPR (2001-11-10) 0
2001 FA Cup Start Brigg Town (2001-11-17) 0
2001 League Start Reading (2001-11-20) 0
2001 League Sub Reading (2002-04-07) 0 John Achterberg
2001 League Start Cambridge U (2002-04-13) 0 Eric Nixon
2001 League Start Cardiff (2002-04-20) 0
2020 FL Trophy Start Port Vale (2020-09-08) 0
2020 FL Trophy Start Liverpool U21 (2020-09-29) 0
2020 League Start Salford City (2020-10-10) 0
2020 League Start Newport County (2020-10-17) 0
2020 League Start Leyton Orient (2020-10-20) 0
2020 FL Trophy Start Wigan Athletic (2020-11-11) 0
2020 EFL Trophy Start Man City U21 (2020-12-08) 0
2020 EFL Trophy Start Leicester City U21 (2021-01-13) 0
2020 Start Peterborough (2021-02-02) 0
2020 Sub Mansfield (2021-03-27) 0 Scott Davies
2020 Start Cheltenham (2021-04-02) 0
2020 Start Cambridge U (2021-04-05) 0
2020 Start Scunthorpe (2021-04-10) 0
2020 Start Walsall (2021-04-13) 0
2020 Start Salford (2021-04-17) 0
2020 Start Bradford (2021-04-20) 0
2020 Start Barrow (2021-04-24) 0
2020 Start Forest Green (2021-05-01) 0
2020 Start Colchester (2021-05-08) 0
2020 Start Morecambe (2021-05-20) 0
2020 Start Morecambe (2021-05-23) 0
2021 Start Walsall (2021-08-07) 0
2021 Start Port Vale (2021-08-14) 0
2021 Start Swindon (2021-08-17) 0
2021 Start Newport Co (2021-08-21) 0
2021 Start Scunthorpe (2021-08-28) 0
2021 Start Hartlepool (2021-09-04) 0
2021 Start Rochdale (2021-09-11) 0
2021 Start Salford (2021-10-05) 0
2021 Start Oldham (2021-11-09) 0
2021 Start Harrogate (2021-12-21) 0
2021 Start Mansfield (2022-03-11) 0
2021 Start Harrogate (2022-03-15) 0
2021 Start Sutton Utd (2022-03-19) 0
2021 Start Colchester (2022-03-26) 0
2021 Start Carlisle (2022-04-02) 0
2021 Start Bristol R (2022-04-09) 0
2021 Start Bradford (2022-04-15) 0
2021 Start Exeter (2022-04-18) 0
2021 Start Oldham (2022-04-30) 0
2021 Start Leyton Orient (2022-05-07) 0
2022 Start Mansfield (2023-02-18) 0
2022 Start Stevenage (2023-02-25) 0
2022 Start Crawley (2023-02-28) 0
2022 Start Hartlepool (2023-03-04) 0
2022 Start Gillingham (2023-03-11) 0
2022 Start Newport Co (2023-03-18) 0
2022 Start Colchester (2023-03-25) 0
2023 League Cup Start Barnsley (2023-08-08) 0
2023 League Cup Start Leicester (2023-08-29) 0
2023 FL Trophy Start Leicester U21 (2023-10-10) 0
2023 League Sub Crewe Alexandra (2023-10-14) 0 Kieron Morris
2023 League Start Doncaster Rovers (2023-10-20) 0
2023 FL Trophy Start Wigan (2023-11-14) 0