Richie Barker (footballer, born 1939)

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Richie Barker
Personal information
Full name Richie Joseph Barker[1]
Date of birth (1939-11-23)23 November 1939[1]
Place of birth Loughborough, England[1]
Date of death 11 October 2020(2020-10-11) (aged 80)[2]
Position(s) Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1960–1967 Burton Albion 270 (159)
1967–1969 Derby County 38 (12)
1969–1971 Notts County 112 (37)
1971–1972 Peterborough United 36 (9)
Total 456 (217)
Teams managed
1978 Shrewsbury Town
1981–1983 Stoke City
1984–1985 Notts County
1985–1986 Ethnikos Piraeus
1986–1987 Zamalek
1997 West Bromwich Albion (caretaker)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Richie Joseph Barker (23 November 1939 – 11 October 2020) was an English footballer and manager. He played in the Football League for Derby County, Notts County and Peterborough United. He was also manager of Shrewsbury Town, Stoke City, Notts County, Ethnikos Piraeus (Greece), Zamalek (Egypt) and West Bromwich Albion.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.
  2. "Richie Barker". Stoke City. Retrieved 12 October 2020.