Darren Potter (born December 21, 1984 in Liverpool) is a professional football player with Wolverhampton Wanderers. He is a former Liverpool schoolboy captain who hails from the Scotland Road area of the city  and won his first senior cap for Ireland against Ecuador.
Potter is a central midfielder who is a product of the Liverpool Academy. He started out at Everton before transferring to Blackburn and then, Liverpool. He made his debut for the Reds in 2004 as a substitute for Steve Finnan in the UEFA Champions League qualifier against Grazer AK, playing the last five minutes. In the return game at home, he played the whole match. All in all, he made 10 appearances in the 2004-05 season. In the 2005-06 season, he was involved in pre-season friendlies and the Champions League qualifying rounds.
On August 31, 2005, Potter signed a new three-year deal with the Reds adding a one-year extension to his previous two-year contract.
On January 26, 2006, Potter signed a loan deal with Southampton, keeping him there until the end of May. He then joined Wolves on loan for the 2006-07 season, a move which was made permanent in January 2007. Potter is quoted saying he has no regrets in playing for Liverpool and that he holds nothing against Benitez for letting him go.
He has been capped multiple times for Republic of Ireland youth teams and also meade his debut for Ireland senior team against Ecuador.
He has also picked up 4 caps at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship.
Darren is a first cousin of Steven