In Depth

Darren Cooper reflects on his football career

Brent Godde
Updated May 28 2021 - 5:12pm, first published 12:30pm
THE SHOEY: Darren Cooper invented the 'shoey' during the 2002 grand final celebrations. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE
THE SHOEY: Darren Cooper invented the 'shoey' during the 2002 grand final celebrations. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE

Darren Cooper was a fearsome sight for opposition forwards when in full-flight for Howlong during the late '90s and early 2000s. Playing without his three front teeth, the solidly built defender had a take no prisoners approach and thrived on the physicality of contested situations. Cooper was a dual premiership player with the Spiders and caught-up with The Border Mail's BRENT GODDE.

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Brent Godde

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