Pic: Great Scot - Darren O’Dea’s new club a little confused over defender's nationality 7 years ago

Pic: Great Scot - Darren O’Dea’s new club a little confused over defender's nationality

Republic of Ireland defender Darren O’Dea joined Ukranian side Metalurh Donetsk at the end of last week, but they still are under the impression the centre-half is a Scot.

The 26 year-old centre-half joined the club on a three year deal after two years in Toronto, where he claimed he never wanted to leave in the first place.

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Donetsk will now become O’Dea’s sixth club in three years and as well as his nationality; the club profile could do with a little bit of editing. Though Reading and Ipswich would only be too pleased to see that the Ukranian outfit are under the impression both clubs were described as being in the English top-flight for the 2009/10 and 2010/11 seasons respectively.

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Metalurh Donetsk finished fifth in last season's Ukrainian league and will compete in the Europa League, coming in at the third qualifying stage.