Acquired on March 1, 2013. Darel Russell most recently played for Portsmouth F.C. (Portsmouth) of England’s League One, making 18 appearances this season. Russell began his youth career at Norwich City F.C. (Norwich City) and signed with the First Team ahead of the 1997-98 season. After six seasons at Norwich City, Russell joined Stoke City F.C. (Stoke) in 2003. During his time with Stoke, Russell made over 180 appearances and played in a number of different roles in midfield and defence.