Darren Fletcher
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"Darren Barr Fletcher" is a Scottish Association football/footballer who plays as a Midfielder#Centre midfielder/central midfielder for West Bromwich Albion F.C./West Bromwich Albion and the Scotland national football team/Scottish national team. The industrious footballer has also played as a right midfielder or as an emergency defender.

Fletcher came through the ranks of Manchester United F.C. Reserves and Academy/Manchester United's Youth Academy and has won five Premier Leagues, one FA Cup, two Football League Cup/League Cups, the UEFA Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup. Fletcher was included in the PFA Team of the Year/PFA Premier League Team of the Year for PFA Team of the Year#Premier League 18/2009–10.

Fletcher made his Scotland debut in 2003 and scored his first international goal on his second appearance. After Barry Ferguson was banned from international football because of a breach of regulations, Fletcher was given the captain's armband in August 2009. Fletcher has won a total of 66 Cap (sport)/caps and scored five goals for Scotland.

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Fair play to them, they have been doing very well but we are going to try to catch them. We have picked up since last month. The results were not that bad but the fact we lost to Blackburn made the results before that, the two draws, look even worse than they were because we lost a lot of ground.

[There was also support for Rooney from his team-mate, the Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher.] You don't want to rein in Wayne's hunger because it sometimes spurs him on and makes him play better when things are not going his way, ... He has something inside him you do not want to take away because that is when he is at his best.

I am desperate to play and if there is a chance I can, even if it is still bothering me, then I will definitely play... it is just whether or not I risk damaging it more.

We were disappointed we didn't retain the ball as much as we wanted.

You can't blame anybody, especially Kenny. It's his goals that have got us to within a chance of qualifying.

You can see the progress we are making under Walter and if we can match that work rate and spirit with a bit more quality in terms of retaining the ball and creating chances, then we can go far as a team.

He's the most naturally gifted player I have seen in my life. And Keane is still our main man. Even at 34 he's still dominating games.

Spurs have a lot of young players and a lot of quality, and they are progressing in the right way under (manager) Martin Jol and we're going to have to be on the top of our game to beat them.

The goals were top class - just incredible.