part of the ’07 LC Cup team
He was released by Middlesbrough and signed for Hibernian in the summer of 2004 after making a trial appearance against Cardiff City in a pre-season friendly. Murphy was a player that manager Tony Mowbray became aware of through contacts at Middlesbrough.
Murphy went on to become an important part of a relatively successful Hibernian side, which won the CIS Cup in 2007. On 6 October 2007, Murphy scored the winning goal in a 1–0 victory against Rangers at Ibrox Stadium to send Hibernian top of the league for the first time in seven years.
2004–2008 Hibernian 107 Apps 4 Goals