Previous clubsCheshunt, Harrow Borough, Antigua Barracuda, Billericay Town, Cheshunt
BiographyThe Abbey Abbott meets Darelle Russell
I caught up with Darelle who, in the interview, says his position is striker. Supporters will know Darelle has been versatile in matches recently, playing in both midfield and at right back, a few games ago. Interestingly, one of his previous clubs is listed as Antigua Barracuda
FC. I hope the ‘FC’ doesn’t mean ‘Fishing Club’!
Darelle wears Nike Total 90 boots and enjoyed scoring two goals for us against former club Cheshunt. (I enjoy any goal against them!) The Barracudas are real, as the best ground he’s played at is LA Blues when he was playing for Antigua Barracuda in America in 2012. I guess we will have to look that one up! Darelle quotes “I've played with a lot of good players, but I would say my top three are Andre Boucaud - Notts County, Nathan Smith - Chesterfield and Lionel Morgan - Ex Portsmouth. They are all just really good technical players and they understand the game so well”
His football ambition is to continuing scoring goals for the Abbey.
Arsenal are his pro team and the worst part of football is losing. Darelle made his Abbey debut against Concord Rangers FC at their ground. He came off the bench to score the first goal but we ended up losing 3-1.
Biggest regret was staying at Cheshunt FC for
three years. What a waste of time/years!
I have level 1/2 football coaching qualifications,
I'm a football coach at present and would like to
go further in my coaching career after playing.
Part of an interview by The Abbey Abbott 2014