|Full name||John Charles Bryan Barnes|
|Date of birth||7 November 1963|
|Place of birth||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11+1⁄2 in)|
|Stowe Boys Club|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
John Charles Bryan Barnes MBE (born 7 November 1963) is a Jamacian-born English former footballer, rapper, manager and now commentator. He played as a left winger. He was best known for playing for Liverpool between 1987 and 1997. He won three league titles, an FA Cup and a League Cup during his time playing at Liverpool. He also played for Watford, Newcastle United, Charlton Athletic and the England national team. He also managed Celtic, the Jamaica national team and Tranmere Rovers.
Barnes was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He moved to London at the age of 12. He was married to Suzy until their divorce. They had four children. With his second wife, Andrea, he has three children. He lives on the Wirral.
Career statistics[change | change source]
Club[change | change source]
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Europe||Total|
|Newcastle United||1997–98||Premier League||26||6||5||0||3||0||5||1||39||7|
|Charlton Athletic||1998–99||Premier Legue||12||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||12||0|
International goals[change | change source]
- Scores and results list England's goal tally first.
|1||10 June 1984||Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Brazil||2–0||Friendly||1|
|2, 3||14 November 1984||Besiktas Inonu Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey||Turkey||8–0||1986 World Cup qualifier||2|
|4, 5||14 October 1987||Wembley Stadium, London, England||Turkey||8–0||Euro 1988 qualifier||2|
|6||11 November 1987||Red Star Stadium, Belgrade, Yugoslavia||Yugoslavia||4–1||Euro 1988 qualifier||1|
|7||8 February 1989||Olympic Stadium, Athens, Greece||Greece||2–1||Friendly||1|
|8||8 March 1989||Qemal Stafa Stadium, Tirana, Albania||Albania||2-0||1990 World Cup qualifier||1|
|9||3 June 1989||Wembley Stadium, London, England||Poland||3–0||1990 World Cup qualifier||1|
|10||22 May 1990||Wembley Stadium, London, England||Uruguay||1-2||Friendly||1|
|11||28 April 1993||Wembley Stadium, London, England||Netherlands||2–2||1994 World Cup qualifier||1|
Managerial statistics[change | change source]
- As of 6 September 2009
|Celtic||Scotland||10 June 1999||10 February 2000||29||19||2||8||65.5%|
|Jamaica||Jamaica||16 September 2008||30 June 2009||11||7||4||0||63.6%|
|Tranmere Rovers||England||15 June 2009||9 October 2009||12||3||1||8||25%|
Honours[change | change source]
As player[change | change source]
- Football League First Division: 1987–88, 1989–90
- FA Cup: 1988–89, 1991–92
- League Cup: 1994–95
- FA Charity Shield: 1988, 1989, 1990
As manager[change | change source]
Individual[change | change source]
- PFA Players' Player of the Year: 1988
- FWA Footballer of the Year: 1988, 1990
- PFA First Division Team of the Year: 1987–88, 1989–90, 1990–91
- PFA Team of the Century (1977-1996): 2007
- Member of the Order of the British Empire: 1998
- Inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame: 2005
References[change | change source]
- "John Barnes: Five things I can't live without". Express. 2 October 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
- Jones, Trefor (1998). Watford Season by Season. pp. 172–183. ISBN 0-9527458-1-X.
- "John Barnes international caps and goals". Sporting-heroes.net. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
- "Barnes confirmed as Tranmere boss". BBC Sport. 15 June 2009. Retrieved 29 October 2009.
- "The icon who fell to earth". BBC. 10 February 2000. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
- "Team of the Century: 1977-1996 - Souness, Robson & Hoddle...not a bad midfield trio!". GiveMeFootball.com. Give Me Football. 30 August 2007. Archived from the original on 22 October 2008. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
Other websites[change | change source]
- John Barnes at LiverpoolFC.com