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Nicky Barmby

Tottenham Hotspur FC, Middlesbrough FC, Everton FC, Liverpool FC

23 caps, 4 goals

P 23 W 9 D 10 L 4 F 36: A 19
*(actual F 19: A 13)
61% successful

1995-2001

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
1201

Profile

Full name Nicholas Jon Barmby

(*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)

Born 11 February 1974 in Hull [registered as Nicholas Jon in Holderness, March 1974].
Attended Wolfreton School, Hull
Married to Mandy Telford [registered as Beverley, June 1993]. Two children, Jack and George.
Height/Weight 5' 7", 11st. 3lbs [2005].

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2005] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Spent his youth career with Tottenham Hotspur FC after finishing his studies at the FA Centre of Excellence.  He signed for Spurs on 9 April 1991, scoring 21 goals in 89 league appearances. On 8 August 1995, Barmby signed for Middlesbrough FC for a record signing £5.25 million.  After fifteen months, and eight goals in 42 league appearances, Barmby left the Riverside for Everton FC for £5.75 million on 2 November 1996, where he remained for nearly four years (116 league appearances, 18 goals). On 19 July 2000, Barmby crossed Stanley Park to join rivals Liverpool FC for £6 million, where a two year career only produced two goals in 32 league appearances. On 8 August 2002, he crossed the Pennines and joined Leeds United AFC for a cut-price £2.75 million, four goals in 25 league appearances saw him loaned to Nottingham Forest FC on 27 February 2004 for a months loan (six league appearances, one goal). Barmby returned home to Hull City AFC on 6 July 2004 on a free transfer. On 30 June 2010, Barmby became the club's player-coach. On 15 November 2011, Barmby took over the managerial responsiblities, firstly as player-caretaker manager. He announced his retirement from playing on 6 January 2012, after 180 league appearances and 26 goals, becoming the permenant manager of Hull four days later. He was sacked on 8 May 2012.
Club honours Football League Cup winners 2000-01; FA Cup winners 2000-01; UEFA Cup winners 2000-01; FA Charity Shield winners 2001; Football League runners-up 2004-05, play-off winners 2007-08;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Barry Hugman's PFA Yearbook [2005]

England Career

Player number 1062nd player to appear for England.
Position(s) Midfielder
First match No. 710, 29 March 1995, England 0 Uruguay 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (64), aged 21 years 45 days.
Last match No. 784, 6 October 2001, England 2 Greece 2, a World Cup qualification match Old Trafford, Manchester, substituted (ht), aged 27 years 236 days.
Major tournaments European Championship Finals 1996, 2000;
Team honours None
Individual honours England B (two appearances, one as sub), England U21 (four appearances, one as sub), England U18, England U16, England U15 (nine appearances, nine goals. 1988-89).
Distinctions Scored the first goal in both the reigns of Glenn Hoddle and Sven-Göran Eriksson.

Beyond England

After guiding his hometown club, Hull City AFC, into the highest tier of English football twice, and cut his managerial teeth with the same club, Barmby is currently enjoying life outside the game.

 

Nicky Barmby - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
35 23 10 13 10 8 1201 4 300 min 1 None None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Nicky Barmby - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 14 4 8 2 19 12 +7 5 6 1.357 0.857 57.1 +2
Away 7 4 2 1 14 4 +10 2 3 2.00 0.571 71.4 +3
Neutral 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 1 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All 23 9 10 4 36 19 +17 7 10 1.565 0.826 60.9 +5

 

Nicky Barmby - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 19 7 9 3 32 17 +15 6 8 1.684 0.895 60.5 +4
Red 4 2 1 1 4 2 +2 1 2 1.00 0.50 62.5 +1
All 23 9 10 4 36 19 +17 7 10 1.565 0.826 60.9 +5

 

Nicky Barmby - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

5 3 1 1 12 4 +8 1 2 2.40 0.80 70.0 +2
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 5 3 1 1 12 4 +8 1 2 2.40 0.80 70.0 +2

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 5 2 2 1 8 5 +3 1 2 1.60 1.00 60.0 +1
European Championship 5 2 2 1 8 5 +3 1 2 1.60 1.00 60.0 +1
Minor Tournament 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
Friendly 12 4 6 2 13 7 +6 5 6 1.083 0.583 58.3 +2
All 23 9 10 4 36 19 +17 7 10 1.565 0.826 60.9 +5

 

Nicky Barmby - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1996-98 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
WCP 2000-02 4 2 1 1 9 4 +5 1 1 2.25 1.00 62.5 +1
All 5 3 1 1 12 4 +8 1 2 2.40 0.80 70.0 +2
European Championship Final Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 1996 3 1 2 0 5 2 +3 1 1 1.667 0.667 66.7 +1
ECF 2000 2 1 0 1 3 3 =0 0 1 1.50 1.50 50.0 =0
All 5 2 2 1 8 5 +3 1 2 1.60 1.00 60.0 +1
Minor Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Umbro Cup 1995 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
TC All 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 5 3 1 1 12 4 +8 1 2 2.40 0.80 70.0 +2
EC 5 2 2 1 8 5 +3 1 2 1.60 1.00 60.0 +1
TC 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All 11 5 4 2 23 12 +11 2 4 2.091 1.091 63.6 +3

 

Nicky Barmby - Match History
 Club: Tottenham Hotspur F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: Terry Venables - 9 full capsx

Age 20
1 b 13 December 1994 - England B 2 Republic of Ireland B 0, Anfield Road, Liverpool Fr HW sub ?
Age 21
- 709 15 February 1995 - Republic of Ireland vs. England, Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin Fr Aab squad member
1 710 29 March 1995 - England 0 Uruguay 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD sub 64 15
0-0 when substituting
- 711 3 June 1995 - England 2 Japan 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London TC HW squad member 18
2 712 8 June 1995 - England 3 Sweden 3, Elland Road, Leeds HD sub 63
0-0 when subbing
- 713 11 June 1995 - England 1 Brazil 3, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HL squad member
 Club: Middlesbrough F.C. - 8 full caps  
3 714 6 September 1995 - England 0 Colombia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start 7
4 715 11 October 1995 - Norway 0 England 0, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo Fr AD Start off 67 7
0-0 when substituted
5 717 12 December 1995 - England 1 Portugal 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start off 80 7
1-1 when substituted
Age 22
- 720 18 May 1996 - England 3 Hungary 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW unused sub 17
6 721 23 May 1996 - China PR 0 England 3, Workers' Stadium, Beijing Fr AW Start 30, 53 off 71 7
0-3 when substituted
7 722 8 June 1996 - England 1 Switzerland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECF HD sub 69 14
1-0 when subbing
- 723 15 June 1996 - Scotland 0 England 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW unused sub
8 724 18 June 1996 - Netherlands 1 England 4, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW sub 75
0-4 when subbing
9 725 22 June 1996 - Spain 0 England 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HD sub 109
0-0 when subbing
- 726 26 June 1996 - Germany 1 England 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW unused sub
 

Coach: Glenn Hoddle - 8 full capsx

10 727 1 September 1996 - Moldova 0 England 3, Stadionul Republican, Chişinău WCP AW Start 23 off 80 10
0-3 when substituted
- 728 9 October 1996 - England 2 Poland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW unused sub 18
 Club: Everton F.C. - 5 full caps  
- 729 9 November 1996 - Georgia 0 England 2, Boris Paichadze National Stadium, Tbilisi WCP AW squad member
Age 23
- 730 12 February 1997 - England 0 Italy 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, London WCP HL squad member
- 731 29 March 1997 - England 2 Mexico 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, London Fr HW squad member
 

Coach: Kevin Keegan - 7 full capsx

Age 24
2 b 21 April 1998 - England 4 Russia 1, Rangers Stadium, Shepherds Bush, London Fr HW Start off ?
Age 26
11 766 27 May 2000 - England 1 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD sub 90+2 16
1-1 when substituting
12 767 31 May 2000 - England 2 Ukraine 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub 73 17
2-0 when substituting
13 768 3 June 2000 - Malta 1 England 2, The National Stadium, Ta'Qali Fr AW Start 11
- 769 12 June 2000 - Portugal 3 England 2, Philips Stadion, Eindhoven ECF NL unused sub 18
14 770 17 June 2000 - England 1 Germany 0, Stade Communal, Charleroi NW sub 71
1-0 when subbing
15 771 20 June 2000 - England 2 Romania 3, Stade Communal, Charleroi NL sub 75
2-2 when subbing
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 8 full caps  
16 772 2 September 2000 - France 1 England 1, Stade de France, Saint-Denis Fr AD Start off 83 10
0-1 when substituted
17 773 7 October 2000 - England 0 Germany 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HL Start 11
 

Coach: Howard Wilkinson - 0 full capsx

- 774 11 October 2000 - Finland 0 England 0, Olympiastadion, Helsinki WCP AD unused sub 14
 

Coach: Peter Taylor - 1 full capx

18 775 15 November 2000 - Italy 1 England 0, Stadio delle Alpi, Torino Fr AL Start 10
 

Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson - 5 full capsx

Age 27
19 776 28 February 2001 - England 3 Spain 0, Villa Park, Trinity Road, Witton, Birmingham Fr HW Start 37 11
20 781 15 August 2001 - England 0 Netherlands 2, White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London Fr HL sub ht 19
0-2 when substituting
21 782 1 September 2001 - Germany 1 England 5, Olympiastadion, München WCP AW Start off 65 11
1-3 when substituting
22 783 5 September 2001 - England 2 Albania 0, St.James' Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne HW Start off 64 11
1-0 when substituting
23 784 6 October 2001 - England 2 Greece 2, Old Trafford, Manchester WCP HD Start off ht 11
0-1 when substituting

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