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Derek Riordan

Personal information
Full nameDerek George Riordan
Date of birth16 January 1983(age 34)
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11.3 in)
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubShaanxi Chan-Ba

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Derek George Riordan (born 16 January 1983 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a footballer who plays as a striker for Chinese Super League club Shaanxi Chan-Ba. He also has three caps for Scotland. Riordan started his career with Hibernian in 2001, establishing himself as one of the top young players in the Scottish Premier League. He also won the young player of the year awards in 2005. Riordan signed for Celtic in 2006, but failed to hold down a regular first-team place and returned to Hibernian in 2008. He also briefly played on loan for Cowdenbeath. He left Hibs as a free agent in 2011 and signed for Chinese club Shaanxi Chan-Ba.

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