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Darren Baxter (born October 26, 1981) is an English professional footballer who most recently played for League Two side Torquay United.

Baxter was born in Brighton and began his football career as a trainee with Chelsea. He left Chelsea in the 2000 2001 season at the end of his three-year traineeship. On leaving Chelsea he joined Heart of Midlothian, but having missed the transfer deadline was restricted to playing for their reserve side.

He joined Worthing in the summer of 2001, but moved to St Albans City in March 2002, having played one match on loan for them in October 2001.

In 2004 he joined USL First Division side Toronto Lynx. In his first season with the Lynx, Baxter recorded 4 goals and 2 assists, which ranked him third in scoring for the Lynx in his rookie season. In 2005 he signed for the Oakville Blue Devils of the CPSL, but returned to the Lynx after a one-year absence. However, he played just eight times in the 2006 season.

On 9 January 2007, he returned to England, joining Torquay United, making his debut as a half-time substitute for Chris McPhee in the 5 0 defeat away to Mansfield Town on January 30, 2007. However, this was to be his only appearance for Torquay, as along with Nathan Simpson, he left on February 6, 2007, having learnt that his initial one-month contract was not going to be renewed.

In October 2007, Baxter joined Dorchester Town on trial, scoring in a reserve game against Torquay United's reserve team.

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