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Peter Barnes

Manchester City FC, West Bromwich Albion FC, Leeds United AFC

22 caps, 4 goals

P 22 W 12 D 3 L 7 F 40: A 25
*(actual F 35: A 18)
61% successful

1977-82

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
1588

Profile

Full name Peter Simon Barnes (*Actual for and against are the goals scored
while the player was on the field.)
Born 10 June 1957 in Manchester, Lancashire [registered as Peter S. in Manchester, June 1957].
Attended Chorlton High Grammar School, Manchester
Married to Alison M. Garrathy, 10 September 1980 [registered in Warrington, Lancashire, September 1980].
The same day England defeated Norway at Wembley Stadium, a squad that Barnes withdrew from in order to get married
Height/Weight 5' 10", 11st. 0lbs [1980].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Manchester, and became an associate schoolboy with Manchester City FC, before becoming an apprentice in July 1972, turning professional in July 1974. After 115 league appearances, scoring fifteen goals, he joined West Bromwich Albion FC in July 1979 for £748,000, a club record for a transfer fee paid. He played in 77 league appearances, scoring 23 times. The club record for a transfer fee received was broken on 8 August 1981 when Leeds United AFC paid £930,000 for Barnes. He played thirty league matches as a centre-forward, scoring once, before Real Betis FC of Spain paid £115,000 for him less than a year later, made sixteen La Liga appearances, with a single goal. Returned to Leeds United AFC in August 1983 for £930,000 to make another 27 league appearances, scoring four goals. Joined Coventry City FC in October 1984 for £65,000, made eighteen league appearances, scored twice. Manchester United FC paid £50,000 for him in July 1985 and he made another twenty league appearances, scoring twice. He also had one Irish league appearance on loan at Ballymena United FC, scoring a single goal. Barnes returned to Manchester City FC in January 1987 for £30,000, he made eight league appearances, during which he joined Bolton Wanderers FC on loan in October 1987 for two league matches. Later having spells on loan at Port Vale FC for three league appearances, Wimbledon FC, without any league matches. Joined Hull City AFC in 1988 for eleven league appearances. Joined Sunderland AFC in February 1989, played in one league match, and then Stockport County AFC a month later, but did not play in any league matches. He went to Australia and played twice with Footscray Jugoslav United Soccer Team. Returned to England, with Bury FC, but did not feature in any league matches. He then played three League of Ireland matches with Drogheda United FC. He then made eleven American Professional Soccer League appearances with Rodney Marsh's Tampa Bay Rowdies in March 1990. Once more, returned to England, and this time Stafford Rangers FC for five appearances, Northwich Victoria FC for a further seven appaearnces. In 1991, Barnes was at Wrexham AFC, but did not play, and at Radcliffe Borough FC and Mossley FC. In 1992, he went to Malta with Ħamrun Spartans FC, Portugal with SC Farense and then Irish side Cliftonville FAC.
Club honours Football League winners 1975-76; Football League runners-up 1976-77; FA Charity Shield runners-up 1985
Individual honours PFA Young Player of the Year 1974-75;
Distinctions Son of Ken Barnes (Manchester City 1950-61);

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 932nd players (934) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 517, 16 November 1977, England 2 Italy 0, a World Cup Preliminary match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 20 years 159 days.
Last match No. 561, 25 May 1982, England 2 Netherlands 0, a friendly match at Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London, substitute (82), aged 24 years 349 days.
Major tournaments European Championship Finals 1980 (provisional squad only); World Cup Finals 1982 (provisional squad only);
British Championships 1977-78, 1978-79, 1979-80, 1980-81;
Team honours British Championships winners 1977-78, 1978-79;
Individual honours England B (one appearance), England U21 (nine appearances, two goals), England Youth
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring from playing, Barnes had a brief spell managing Gibraltar and Runcorn FC, and has also worked at Manchester City FC and for local radio. From August 2010, has worked as a pundit for Malaysian network, Astro. He also continued his father's legacy, running soccer schools for impoverished local children.

 

Peter Barnes - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
32+ 22 14 18 4 3 1588 4 397 min 3 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.

 

Peter Barnes - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 11 7 2 2 19 6 +13 2 6 1.727 0.545 72.2 +5
Away 11 5 1 5 21 19 +2 0 3 1.909 1.727 50.0 =0
All 22 12 3 7 40 25 +15 2 9 1.818 1.136 61.4 +5

 

Peter Barnes - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 18 11 2 5 33 19 +14 1 8 1.833 1.056 66.7 +6
Red 4 1 1 2 7 6 +1 1 1 1.75 1.50 37.5 -1
All 22 12 3 7 40 25 +15 2 9 1.818 1.136 61.4 +5

 

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

WCP

3 1 0 2 4 4 =0 0 1 1.333 1.333 33.3 -1
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup 3 1 0 2 4 4 =0 0 1 1.333 1.333 33.3 -1

ECP

5 4 1 0 13 4 +9 0 3 2.60 0.80 90.0 +4
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship 5 4 1 0 13 4 +9 0 3 2.60 0.80 90.0 +4
British Championship 6 4 1 1 10 6 +4 1 3 1.667 1.00 75.0 +3
Friendly 8 3 1 4 13 11 +2 1 2 1.625 1.375 43.8 -1
All 22 12 3 7 40 25 +15 2 9 1.818 1.136 61.4 +5

 

Peter Barnes - Match Record - Tournament Matches
World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 1976-78 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
WCP 1980-82 2 0 0 2 2 4 -2 0 0 1.00 2.00 0.00 -2
WCP All 3 1 0 2 4 4 =0 0 1 1.333 1.333 33.3 -1
European Championship Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECP 1978-80 5 4 1 0 13 4 +9 0 3 2.60 0.80 90.0 +4
ECP All 5 4 1 0 13 4 +9 0 3 2.60 0.80 90.0 +4
British Championship Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1977-78 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
BC 1978-79 2 2 0 0 5 1 +4 0 1 2.50 0.50 100.0 +2
BC 1979-80 1 0 0 1 1 4 -3 0 0 1.00 4.00 0.00 -1
BC 1980-81 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC All 6 4 1 1 10 6 +4 1 3 1.667 1.00 75.0 +3
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 3 1 0 2 4 4 =0 0 1 1.333 1.333 33.3 -1
EC 5 4 1 0 13 4 +9 0 3 2.60 0.80 90.0 +4
BC 6 4 1 1 10 6 +4 1 3 1.667 1.00 75.0 +3
All 14 9 2 3 27 14 +13 1 7 1.929 1.00 71.4 +6

 

Peter Barnes - Match History
 Club: Manchester City F.C. - 14 full caps

Coach: Ron Greenwood - 22 full capsx

Age 20
1 517 16 November 1977 - England 2 Italy 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW Start 11
2 518 22 February 1978 - West Germany 2 England 1, Olympiastadion, München Fr AL Start 11
3 519 19 April 1978 - England 1 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HD Start 11
4 520 13 May 1978 - Wales 1 England 3, Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff BC AW Start 90 11
- 521 16 May 1978 - England 1 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW squad/sub
5 522 20 May 1978 - Scotland 0 England 1, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AW Start
6 523 24 May 1978 - England 4 Hungary 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW Start 11 11
Age 21
7 524 20 September 1978 - Denmark 3 England 4, Idrætsparken, København ECP AW Start 11
8 525 25 October 1978 - Republic of Ireland 1 England 1, Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin ECP AD Start off 22 11
0-1 when substituted
9 526 29 November 1978 - England 1 Czechoslovakia 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 11
10 527 7 February 1979 - England 4 Northern Ireland 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Start 11
11 528 19 May 1979 - Northern Ireland 0 England 2, Windsor Park, Donegall Avenue, Belfast BC AW Start 11
- 529 23 May 1979 - England 0 Wales 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HD squad/sub ?
12 530 26 May 1979 - England 3 Scotland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HW Start 45 11
13 531 6 June 1979 - Bulgaria 0 England 3, Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija ECP AW Start 54 off 79 11
0-3 when substituted
Age 22
- 532 10 June 1979 - Sweden 0 England 0, Råsunda Fotbollstadion, Solna kommun, Stockholms län Tour AD squad/sub ?
14 533 13 June 1979 - Austria 4 England 3, Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofija AL Start off 85 11
4-3 when substituted
 Club: Leeds United A.F.C. - 2 full caps  
15 534 12 September 1979 - England 1 Denmark 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London ECP HW Start 11
- 539 13 May 1980 - England 3 Argentina 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW squad/sub ?
16 540 17 May 1980 - Wales 4 England 1, Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham BC AL Start 11
- 541 20 May 1980 - England 1 Northern Ireland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HD squad/sub ?
- 542 24 May 1980 - Scotland 0 England 2, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AW squad/sub ?
A 25-man provisional squad was announced on 24 May 1980, it consisted of a twenty-man final squad, plus two from five shortlisted players. Peter Barnes was one of those five, and one of the three who was not selected for the final squad.
 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - 6 full caps  
Age 23
- 547 10 September 1980 - England 4 Norway 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HW withdrawn squad member
1 b 14 October 1980 - England 1 USA 0, Old Trafford, Manchester Fr HW Start 7
17 550 25 March 1981 - England 1 Spain 2, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL sub 81 16
1-2 when substituting
- 551 29 April 1981 - England 0 Romania 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London WCP HD unused sub 16
18 552 12 May 1981 - England 0 Brazil 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HL Start 11
19 553 20 May 1981 - England 0 Wales 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London BC HD Start 11
- 554 23 May 1981 - England 0 Scotland 1, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London HL squad member
20 555 30 May 1981 - Switzerland 2 England 1, Sankt Jakob Stadium, Basel WCP AL sub 80 16
2-1 when substituting
- 556 6 June 1981 - Hungary 1 England 3, Népstadion, Budapest AW squad/sub ?
Age 24
21 557 9 September 1981 - Norway 2 England 1, Ullevål Stadion, Oslo WCP AL sub 65 x
2-1 when substituting
22 561 25 May 1982 - England 2 Netherlands 0, Wembley Stadium, Wembley, London Fr HW sub 82 x
2-0 when substituting
A forty-man Provisional Squad was announced on 10 May 1982, five days before the deadline. The Final squad was announced on 4 June. Among the 18 players not going to Spain was Peter Barnes.

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