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Gareth Barry Biography

Gareth Barry is an English footballer who plays for Manchester City and the England national football team. Barry joined Aston Villa from Brighton and Hove Albion as a trainee in 1997 along with Michael Standing. his first match for Villa on 2 May 1998 against Sheffield Wednesday. Though he initially played as a central defender, Barry became a highly versatile player and captain first as a centre-back, then a left-back. Barry was part of the Villa team who lost the 2000 FA Cup Final 1-0 to Chelsea. On 5 April 2008, Barry helped to break a run of bad form, scoring two goals in a 4–0 victory over Bolton Wanderers. As of April 2008, Barry, approaching 400 total appearances for Aston Villa, was the longest serving player in the team. He started in a UEFA Cup tie against FH Hafnarfjordur, in which he scored in a 4–1 win. The goal against Hafnarfjordur was Barry's first European goal since he scored a penalty in the Intertoto Cup against Celta Vigo in 2000. On 18 September 2008, Barry made his 400th appearance in a Villa shirt in the UEFA Cup away to Litex Lovech; he scored a penalty as Villa won the match 3–1. On 2 June 2009, Barry signed a five-year contract with Manchester City for a fee of £12 million. Barry scored his first Premier League goal for City against Manchester United at Old Trafford on 20 September 2009 levelling the scores at 1–1. Barry is an England international, having won his first full cap in 2000 and captained the side in 2010 in a friendly against Egypt.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Gareth Barry
Nationality England
Position Midfielder
Last Club Aston Villa
Shirt Number 6
Career
Clubs
Aston Villa Aug 1997 - Jun 2009
Everton Sep 2013 - Jul 2014
Everton Jul 2014 - Aug 2017
West Brom Aug 2017 - Present
Manchester City Jul 2009 - Sep 2013
National
England Jan 2000 - May 2012
Stats
Clubs
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Aston Villa
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2008/2009 Premier League 38 5 8 7 0 3384
UEFA Europa League 7 3 0 1 0 461
FA Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2007/2008 Premier League 37 9 0 5 0 3320
2006/2007 Premier League 35 8 0 7 1 3121
2005/2006 Premier League 36 3 0 9 0 3137
2004/2005 Premier League 34 7 0 2 0 2841
2003/2004 Premier League 36 3 0 3 1 3018
Total 224 38 8 34 2 19372
Everton
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Everton
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West Brom
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Manchester City
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National
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England
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 6 0 0 1 0 530
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 8 1 0 2 0 676
World Cup 3 0 0 0 0 264
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 5 0 0 0 0 406
2002 Korea Rep/Japan WC Qualification Europe 2 0 0 0 0 82
Total 24 1 0 3 0 1958

Gareth Barry Latest News & Articles

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Arsenal 2-0 West Bromwich Albion: 5 Talking Points
With a win over the Baggies, Arsenal are now seventh in the league table.
Arsenal transfer news: Gunners to bid for Mertens, Wenger tried to sign Barry twice and more - 22nd September 2017
Arsenal transfer news: Gunners to bid for Mertens, Wenger tried to sign Barry twice and more - 22nd September 2017
All the transfer news and rumours related to Arsenal Football Club.
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ISL 2017: 5 iconic players who received debuts under current ISL managers
You won't believe the names on this list.
5 players who rejuvenated their career by changing position
5 players who rejuvenated their career by changing position
It's getting harder to shoehorn players into one position these days. Here are five whose career turned with a change in position.
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5 reasons why the defensive midfielder is the most important player on the pitch
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Five players who could be great managers
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EPL 2016/17: Manchester United 1-1 Everton, Player ratings
EPL 2016/17: Manchester United 1-1 Everton, Player ratings
Manchester United held to their twelfth draw of the season by Everton at Old Trafford.
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 3-1 Everton, 5 talking points
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 3-1 Everton, 5 talking points
Liverpool dominated Everton in a comfortable 3-1 victory at Anfield, thereby completing the double against their city rivals.
EPL 2016/17: Everton 0-1 Liverpool - Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Everton 0-1 Liverpool - Player Ratings
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EPL 2016/17: 3 key battles that will decide the Merseyside Derby
EPL 2016/17: 3 key battles that will decide the Merseyside Derby
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EPL 2016/17: Everton 1-1 Manchester United - Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Everton 1-1 Manchester United - Player Ratings
Manchester United dropped points yet again in what was an enthralling encounter at the Goodison.
EPL 2016/17: Manchester City City 1-1 Everton - Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Manchester City City 1-1 Everton - Player Ratings
Everton end Guardiola's 100 per cent home win record thanks to Stekelenburg heroics.
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Not pretty - the role, but pretty necessary.
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English Premier League free transfer XI
Players who came on a free and achieved great things for the club they signed for
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5 unbelievable quotes of Roberto Martinez
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