Derek O'Connor only played one League game for Huddersfield and in fact only
one Football League game in total. And the photograph above is not that game!
He is seen keeping goal in a pre-season match against Sheffield Wednesday.
1 League Appearance
1994 Crumlin United ? (?)
Huddersfield: 1997-1998 Played 1 Scored 0 goals (Division 1)
1998–1999 Bradford Park Avenue
1999–2000 Frickley Athletic
2000–2001 St Patrick's Athletic
At the conclusion of his football career, he began working for
Grace Landscapes as a gardener in 2002.
He has also played for the Ireland U-21 team. He also played in the Republic of Ireland
under -20 team that won the bronze medal in the World Youth Championships in Malaysia
in 1997. O'Connor was still getting selected for the under 21 team when he was playing
non-league football with Bradford Park Avenue.