Gareth Barry
Professional footballer
Gareth Barry
Gareth Parri Barry is an English footballer who plays for Manchester City and the England national football team. Barry moved to Aston Villa from Brighton & Hove Albion as a youngster, and spent 12 years at the club. He captained Aston Villa and is ninth in their all-time list of appearances. In June 2009, he joined Manchester City. Barry is an England international, having won his first full cap in 2000 and captained the side in 2010 in a friendly against Egypt.
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Everton 1-1 Arsenal: Seamus Coleman cancels out Alexis Sanchez's opener in fiery game at Goodison - Scottish Daily Record
Google News - 2 months
Scottish Daily Record Everton 1-1 Arsenal: Seamus Coleman cancels out Alexis Sanchez's opener in fiery game at Goodison Scottish Daily Record His side have won just one of their last 10 matches following the disappointing defeat at Watford. Phil Jagielka, Ross Barkley and Aaron Lennon have been recalled while there is a rare start for Enner Valencia. Gareth Barry misses out. Youngster ... Football: Williams stuns Arsenal, Leicester brought lowTimes of India all 365 news articles »
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Everton's poor home form worries Martinez
Yahoo News - about 1 year
(Reuters) - Everton manager Roberto Martinez conceded he is worried with his team's poor home form after the Toffees slumped to their fifth loss at Goodison Park this campaign in Sunday's 2-1 Premier League defeat by Swansea City. Gareth Barry's deflected effort was cancelled out by Gylfi Sigurdsson's opener from the penalty spot, but the relegation-threatened Swans clinched the three points thanks to a 34th minute strike from winger Andre Ayew. The Merseyside club have managed three wins from their 12 league games at home and only bottom side Aston Villa, who have one win in 11 at Vila Park, have a worse home record in the league.
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Soccer-Everton's Lukaku salvages 1-1 home draw with Palace
Yahoo News - about 1 year
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku struck a late equaliser to salvage a 1-1 draw against a solid Crystal Palace side in an absorbing Premier League match at Goodison Park on Monday. The Belgium striker, who had earlier twice hit the woodwork, steered the ball home from a deflected Gerard Deulofeu cross in the 81st minute to give the hosts a deserved share of the points. Palace had taken the lead five minutes earlier thanks to a towering Scott Dann header from a corner after the centre back escaped the marking of midfielder Gareth Barry.
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Chelsea and Everton charged after Bridge battle
Yahoo News - about 2 years
Chelsea and Everton have been charged by the Football Association with failing to control their players, but Branislav Ivanovic won't face punishment over his clash with James McCarthy. Blues defender Ivanovic tangled with Everton midfielder McCarthy during a mass brawl after Toffees star Gareth Barry was sent off in the 86th minute at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. The organisation studied all video footage and contacted Everton, and found conclusively he had not done so. Regarding Ivanovic, an FA statement read: "Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic will not face any further action in relation to an incident involving Everton's James McCarthy in the 86th minute.
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Soccer-English premier league summaries
Yahoo News - about 3 years
Jan 11 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the English premier league matches on Saturday Manchester United 2 Antonio Valencia 47, Danny Welbeck 59 Swansea City 0 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 75,035- - -Southampton 1 Adam Lallana 66 West Bromwich Albion 0 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 28,610- - -Tottenham Hotspur 2 Christian Eriksen 50, Jermain Defoe 72 Crystal Palace 0 Missed penalty: Jason Puncheon 8Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 36,102- - -Fulham 1 Steve Sidwell 52 Sunderland 4 Adam Johnson 29,69,85pen, Ki Sung-Yueng 41 Halftime: 0-2; Attendance: 25,564- - -Everton 2 Gareth Barry 23, Kevin Mirallas ...
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Everton's Baines out for up to six weeks with broken toe
Yahoo News - about 3 years
Everton defender Leighton Baines could be out of action for up to six weeks with a broken toe, the Premier League club announced Tuesday. An X-ray on his right foot revealed the injury but Everton medical staff cannot, as yet, put a precise timescale on his recovery, with Baines set to be out of action for anything from 10 days up to six weeks. "It has been confirmed that Leighton has got a fracture in one of the bones in his right foot, which is the phalange," Everton manager Roberto Martinez told the club's website. Gareth Barry filled in for Baines last weekend, having played at left-back earlier in his career, but Everton would be wary of removing him from central midfield, where he has been a key figure for the Toffees.
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Gareth Barry loaned to Everton
Yahoo News - over 3 years
Gareth Barry, who had no shot of starting regularly at Manchester City this season, has moved on to Everton where he'll have many more opportunities for playing time as he tries to win a spot in Roy Hodgson's World Cup squad. He'll provide the Toffees, who were a bit thin in the center of midfield, with some much needed depth.
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Football transfer gossip (July 3): Leeds United, Cardiff City, Dagenham & Redbridge
Yorkshire Evening Post - over 3 years
Check out latest football transfer gossip around the leagues. Is your favourite player tipped for a move? Crystal Palace want to sign Leeds right-back Sam Byram, 19, for £3m. Full story: Daily Mail A fresh bid from Paris St-Germain for Napoli striker Edinson Cavani could force Chelsea to increase their offer for the 26-year-old to £53m. Full story: Daily Mirror However, it is also rumoured that PSG’s new offer for Cavani has put Chelsea off the Uruguayan, with Jose Mourinho intent on pursuing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, 27, and Borussia Dortmund’s 24-year-old forward Robert Lewandowski. Full story: Daily Mail AC Milan have insisted that 20-year-old striker Stephan El Shaarawy, linked with a move to Chelsea this summer, will remain at the San Siro. Full story: talkSPORT Real Madrid are set to battle Chelsea for the signature of Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic. The 24-year-old has blossomed since leaving Stamford Bridge in 2011 as part of the deal that saw D ...
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Stock Futures Fall After Japan Curbs Stimulus
The Street - over 3 years
NEW YORK (TheStreet) --- Stock futures were pointing to a lower open on Wall Street, signaling that the S&P 500 would slip for a second day as Treasury yields spiked and the Bank of Japan stopped short of increasing its stimulus program, disappointing investors eager for more action to stabilize global bond markets. "A minority of investors had positioned in advance for an expansion of the bond purchase program but this did not materialize -- it seems there will be no enhanced BoJ support for equities for now at least, despite ongoing volatility," Gareth Berry, a foreign-exchange strategist at UBS in Singapore, wrote in a note. Futures for the S&P 500 were falling 15.75 points, or 15.66 points below fair value, to 1,626.25. ... Click to view a price quote on ^DJI.     
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Soccer Showdown at Yankee Stadium
Bronx News - over 3 years
By Howard Goldin BRONX, NEW YORK, MAY 26-Two of the major powers of the English Premier League, Chelsea FC and Manchester City FC, clashed on the pitch of Yankee Stadium on Saturday evening. The teams have met many times in their more than 100 years of history. Their latest encounter before Saturday’s game was two days earlier at a sold-out Busch Stadium in St. Louis. In that exciting meeting, Manchester City came back from a 3-0 deficit to capture the friendly by a 4-3 margin. Neither world-renowned football club is a stranger to the New York area. City faced the Red Bulls in 2010. Chelsea participated in the first soccer match at the current Yankee Stadium last year, when they defeated PSG (Paris Saint Germain). Earlier in the week, a partnership between Manchester City and the Yankees was announced. The two highly successful century old sports organizations will work together, with City being the majority owner, to operate the newest team in the MLS (Major League Soccer), t ...
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Forex Flash: USDP/JPY upside possible with more accommodative BOJ – UBS
Nasdaq Stock Market - almost 4 years
According to Research Analyst Gareth Berry at UBS, "The prospect of a more accommodative Bank of Japan is certainly a good reason to position for further USD/JPY upside, though it is not the
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City's Barry banned for one match
Fox News - about 4 years
Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry has been handed a one-match ban by the Football Association after admitting to using abusive language toward an official, it was announced Thursday.Barry accepted the punishment from the charge stemming from an incident after City's 3-2 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday
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Gareth Barry glad to grind out win against Wigan Athletic
Daily Mail (UK) - about 4 years
Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry was pleased to grind out a 2-0 win at Wigan tonight. After a poor first half, the Premier League champions took control in the second half, with Mario Balotelli scoring his first league goal of the season and James Milner chiming in with a screamer.
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Stock Futures Waver Ahead of Earnings Kickoff
The Street - over 4 years
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stock futures were wavering Tuesday ahead of the start of the new earnings season, and amid a downgrade of global growth estimates from the International Monetary Fund. Meanwhile Spain's bailout plans remained uncertain. "The monthly meeting of Eurozone finance ministers ended with little fanfare," said Gareth Berry, foreign-exchange strategist at UBS. ... Click to view a price quote on ^DJI.
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Mancini bemoans concentration lapse
IOL - over 4 years
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini was far from happy despite seeing the English champions beat QPR. ||| London – Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini was far from happy despite seeing the English champions mark his 100th Premier League match in charge with a 3-1 win at home to Queens Park Rangers on Saturday. Goals from Yaya Toure, Edin Dzeko and Carlos Tevez at Eastlands saw City remain unbeaten so far in the defence of their title. But when Bobby Zamora equalised for the west London club it created an air of anxiety around Eastlands, although it did not take long for Dzeko to head City back in front, adding to Yaya Toure's opener, before an injury-time deflected effort from Tevez sealed victory. “We have one problem at the moment, when we have a chance to score we don't score and after this the game can change,” said Mancini. The Italian added: “We had this problem in our first game. We had a problem against Liverpool, it is a problem and when you have a chance ...
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England v Italy: We can learn from the Olympics - Hodgson
Yorkshire Evening Post - over 4 years
England coach Roy Hodgson has claimed it is not just football players who have been given a wake-up call by the Olympics extravaganza – the fans have too. Hodgson noted the different atmosphere he encountered at the Community Shield on Sunday with the joyous scenes in the Olympic Park over the past fortnight. So, whilst he does accept there are lessons to be learned on the pitch, where “a benchmark has been set”, he does not believe players are the only ones who should be judged. “A benchmark has been set and we must accept that in football, cricket, rugby and the other major team sports we will be under a little bit more of the spotlight,” he said. “But I wouldn’t mind the spotlight also being focused on the crowd. “What made the Olympics was the incredible support the athletes got and the tremendous behaviour of the spectators. “Performing at the Olympic Stadium, with 80,000 people supporting you is a bit different to being away from home in an English stadium with quite a few ...
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Euro 2012: Henderson ready to fill England role
Yorkshire Evening Post - over 4 years
Jordan Henderson today declared himself ready to be thrust into the thick of England’s European Championship campaign if Roy Hodgson’s worst fears about his central midfield are realised. Hodgson admitted on Monday he was not certain Steven Gerrard and Scott Parker could continue to play every four days in Poland and Ukraine. That could see Henderson thrown in at the deep end in either Friday’s second Group D game against Sweden or Tuesday’s final match against Ukraine. The Liverpool midfielder, who replaced Parker for the final 13 minutes of Monday’s opening 1-1 draw with France, said: “I will be ready if I am needed.” However, Henderson played down the prospect of that occurring any time soon, having watched Gerrard and Parker in close quarters on Monday. “Steve and Scotty did very well in there,” said the 21-year-old, who earned his fourth cap in Donetsk. “I think they’re both fit enough to last the full game but I was delighted to get on for the last 15 minutes. “I had to tr ...
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Euro 2012: Rio saga could haunt Hodgson - Matteo
Yorkshire Evening Post - over 4 years
As England coach, it’s Roy Hodgson’s right to select or drop players as he sees fit. It’s not for journalists or ex-footballers to tell him how to do his job. If he doesn’t want to take Rio Ferdinand to the European Championships, or if he doesn’t feel it’s in the squad’s best interests to have Ferdinand there, then that’s up to him. But he must have known that using “footballing reasons” as an excuse for leaving Ferdinand out would spark a huge debate and ask more questions than it answered. Rio’s not the spring chicken he was when we played together at Leeds United but he’s still a top-class defender. Whether he’s better than John Terry is a different argument altogether but as English centre-backs go, the pair of them are in the top two. So if Hodgson’s squad is a collection of the best players available to England, Ferdinand goes to the Euros. That’s the bottom line. It’s not that he should automatically start or play in every game, but he deserves to be involved. Like a lot o ...
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Injury rules Barry out of Euros
Bexhill Observer - over 4 years
Gareth Barry has been ruled out of Euro 2012 because of a groin injury.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Gareth Barry
  • 2016
    Barry became the third player, after Ryan Giggs and Frank Lampard, to make 600 Premier League appearances when he played against Middlesbrough on 17 September 2016, and equalised in a corner-kick routine in a 3–1 victory.
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    On 12 March 2016 in a 2–0 win over Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-final, Barry was booked for a confrontation with Diego Costa, who was given a second yellow card for his part and sent off.
    More Details Hide Details Barry, who was later sent off himself, refuted suggestions that he had been bitten on the neck by his opponent.
  • 2015
    Barry was sent off in added time at the end of a 2–1 loss at Arsenal on 24 October 2015, receiving a second yellow card for a foul on Kieran Gibbs.
    More Details Hide Details Following Everton's 2–1 win over Manchester City in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final on 6 January 2016, manager Roberto Martínez described Barry as "one of the best English players ever."
    Barry was sent off with two minutes remaining away to Chelsea on 11 February 2015 for a foul on Willian, causing a melée in which he was confronted by Branislav Ivanović; the game was scoreless at the incident and Everton eventually lost 1–0.
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  • 2014
    On 8 July 2014, following his successful loan spell at Goodison Park, Barry completed a permanent move to Everton, signing a three-year deal having been released by Manchester City following the expiry of his contract.
    More Details Hide Details On 26 December, he was booked for a foul on Steven Nzonzi in a 1–0 home loss to Stoke City, making him the first player to receive 100 yellow cards in the Premier League era.
    After a season on loan, he joined Everton on a three-year contract in July 2014.
    More Details Hide Details Barry is a former England international, having won his first full cap in 2000 and captained the side in 2010 in a friendly against Egypt. He earned 53 caps in total, scoring 3 goals, and was included in England's squads at UEFA Euro 2000 and the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
    He scored a long range effort in a 2–0 victory against Norwich City on 11 January 2014.
    More Details Hide Details He became a mainstay in Everton's midfield during the season and forged a partnership with James McCarthy. Barry completed the most passes of any Everton player during his spell as he helped the club amass a club record of 72 Premier League points to finish fifth. Barry was booked 10 times during the season to have the worst disciplinary record at the club.
  • 2013
    On 2 September 2013, transfer deadline day, Barry was loaned to Everton in a season-long deal.
    More Details Hide Details He made his debut on 15 September in a 1–0 home league win against Chelsea during which he made a block on Samuel Eto'o which prevented a certain goal, later being named man of the match. Later in the month Barry became the 10th player in Premier League history to make 500 career appearances in a 3–2 win over Newcastle United. He scored his first goal for the club in a 2–1 victory over Hull City on 19 October; the goal was originally awarded to Kevin Mirallas; however, the goals panel ruled that en route to the goal, Barry was deemed to have got the last touch on the ball before it beat Hull keeper Allan McGregor.
  • 2012
    He was forced off less than 30 minutes after being introduced as a half-time substitute in the pre-tournament friendly against Norway in Oslo on 26 May 2012.
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    Barry was called into the England squad for UEFA Euro 2012 but ruled out of the tournament after picking up a groin injury.
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    On 11 December 2012, Barry was charged with misconduct by the Football Association, and two days later he was fined £8,000 and banned for one match for the offence, having verbally abused a match official.
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    On 3 January 2012 he was sent off for the first time since joining Manchester City in a 3–0 league win against Liverpool.
    More Details Hide Details Barry made 34 Premier League appearances in the 2011–12 season as Manchester City won the league title, the club's first in 44 years.
  • 2011
    On 15 November 2011, Barry scored England's 2,000th international goal in a 1–0 friendly win over Sweden.
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    On 12 November 2011, Barry earned his 50th cap for England in the 1–0 win over Spain in a friendly match after coming on as a substitute.
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    On 4 June 2011, Barry was an unused substitute against Switzerland in a Euro 2012 qualifier at Wembley in a 2–2 draw.
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    On 29 March 2011, he skippered England against Ghana in a friendly match at Wembley in a 1–1 draw.
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    On 9 February 2011, Barry was again made captain for the final 10 minutes of the match against Denmark, after Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole had already worn the skipper's armband.
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  • 2010
    However, an ankle injury picked up while playing for Manchester City made him uncertain for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, yet he was included in the 23-man England squad for the tournament.
    More Details Hide Details Barry missed the first game but played in the remaining three games for England, including the full 90 minutes of the second round 4–1 defeat against Germany in Bloemfontein, which sent England out of the competition.
    On 16 February 2010, a week before his 29th birthday he played the full 90 minutes and scored a late equaliser in a 1–1 draw against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.
    More Details Hide Details Barry started the 2011 FA Cup Final as City defeated Stoke 1–0. Barry scored his first goal of the 2011–12 season on 21 August in a 3–2 win against Bolton Wanderers.
  • 2008
    Barry appeared in every one of England's ten games during the 2008–09 season up until the game against Andorra on 10 June 2009, for which he was suspended, having picked up yellow cards in the games against Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
    More Details Hide Details In the game against Kazakhstan on 6 June, he scored his second international goal on his 13th cap, heading a cross from Steven Gerrard back across the goalkeeper and into the corner. Playing for England in a friendly against Egypt at Wembley, Barry was handed the captaincy in a game that they won 3–1, with Barry's then Manchester City teammate Shaun Wright-Phillips on the scoresheet.
    Barry scored his first international goal against Trinidad and Tobago on 1 June 2008, this completed a personal treble for Barry as he also captained England in the second half of his 20th cap.
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    He was again selected to start in England's friendly away to France on 26 March 2008.
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    He was selected to start against Switzerland on 6 February 2008, England's first match under new coach Fabio Capello.
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    He was also given the official man of the match for England's UEFA Euro 2008 home qualifier against Estonia.
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  • 2007
    Barry married his childhood sweetheart Louise in the summer of 2007.
    More Details Hide Details Barry is best friends with Michael Standing, a player that signed for Aston Villa on the same day as him from Brighton & Hove Albion in 1997. The pair have known each other since they were both ten years old. In 2009, Barry appointed Standing as his new agent after terminating his partnership with previous agent Alex Black.
    He kept his place with Hargreaves declared unfit for the match against Russia on 12 September 2007, and produced another stunning display, proving to be more than competent at international level.
    More Details Hide Details BBC pundits Ian Wright and Alan Shearer commented that Barry was immense in the centre of midfield alongside Gerrard, forming a wonderful partnership together, and further commented that he should have been given man of the match overall for the two performances against Israel and Russia.
    As a replacement for the injured Owen Hargreaves, Barry started in central midfield for England against Israel on 8 September 2007; with two assists and impressive overall play.
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    In August 2007, Barry became one of the few players to represent England at both the old and new Wembley Stadiums by coming on as a substitute, replacing Michael Carrick in a friendly against Germany.
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  • 2003
    The emergence of Ashley Cole and Wayne Bridge as England's first and second choice left-backs restricted Barry's chances of a recall but, in May 2003, he was named in England's squad to play friendly matches against South Africa and Serbia & Montenegro, making a late substitute appearance in both matches.
    More Details Hide Details On 2 February 2007, Barry was recalled to the England squad following a four-year international exile. He was resigned to never winning another cap under Eriksson but his replacement Steve McClaren brought him back for the first time since 2003. He was brought on at the beginning of the second half of the friendly match against Spain five days later as replacement for Steven Gerrard and played left midfield for the majority of the game, moving to left-back when Stewart Downing was brought on; England lost 1–0. On 25 May, Barry played for England B in a 3–1 victory over Albania, getting an assist for England's first goal scored by Alan Smith.
  • 2002
    He appeared as a half-time substitute in England's first 2002 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Germany in the final match played at the old Wembley Stadium.
    More Details Hide Details After the resignation of Keegan, Barry was selected to start at left-back in England's next qualifier away in Finland by caretaker coach Howard Wilkinson. After Sven-Göran Eriksson's appointment, Barry returned to play for the England under-21 team.
  • 2000
    His first start for England was in the 1–1 draw against France on 2 September 2000.
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    Barry made his England debut as a substitute in a pre-Euro 2000 friendly against Ukraine on 31 May 2000.
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    Barry was first picked for the senior England side by Kevin Keegan. After an injury to Jason Wilcox, he travelled to UEFA Euro 2000, but did not feature in any of the side's games.
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    The goal against Hafnarfjordur was Barry's first European goal since he scored a penalty in the Intertoto Cup against Celta Vigo in 2000.
    More Details Hide Details On 18 September 2008, Barry made his 400th appearance in a Villa shirt in the UEFA Cup away to Litex Lovech: Barry scored a penalty as Villa won the match 3–1. He scored again for Villa as they beat Ajax 2–1 in their first UEFA Cup group match on 23 October 2008. Due to the transfer saga, O'Neill had taken the captaincy away from Barry and handed it to centre-back Martin Laursen for the 2008–09 season. Following Laursen's injury, the captaincy was restored to Barry in January 2009. In total, Gareth Barry made 441 appearances for Aston Villa, scoring 52 goals in the process. On 2 June 2009, Barry signed a five-year contract with Manchester City for a fee of £12 million and wore the number 18 shirt. Many Aston Villa fans publicly criticised Barry for this move considering his alleged desire to play in the UEFA Champions League. However, Barry responded to this positively and wrote a letter to the Birmingham Mail in which he thanked the Villa fans for their support while he was there, claiming that his move to City was for a "new challenge." He made his debut for City in the opening league game of the season against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park, playing the full 90 minutes in a 2–0 victory.
    Barry was part of the Villa team who lost the 2000 FA Cup Final 1–0 to Chelsea.
    More Details Hide Details In November 2007, it was reported that Aston Villa were set to award Barry a testimonial, at the age of just 26, to recognise his 10 years at the club. On 5 April 2008, Barry helped to break a run of bad form, scoring in a 4–0 victory over Bolton Wanderers. He scored two goals (his first two from open play that season) and he was also credited with two assists. As of April 2008, Barry, approaching 400 total appearances for Aston Villa, was the longest serving player in the team. During the league game against Bolton Wanderers on 28 October 2007, Barry became the youngest player to appear in 300 Premier League games (aged 26 years 247 days), replacing former record-holder Frank Lampard. In May 2008, Liverpool made a series of bids to buy Barry, all of which were rejected by Aston Villa. Barry publicly criticised his manager, Martin O'Neill, accusing him of making no attempt to keep him at the club, and further stating a desire to join Liverpool in order to compete in the Champions League. O'Neill denied this claim and Barry was officially disciplined for giving an unauthorised interview. A further bid from Liverpool of around £15 million was rejected as it was still short of Villa's £18 million asking price. Steve Finnan had then been offered in a part-exchange in the deal but the fee Villa wanted in this case was understood by BBC Sport to be £17 million with Steve Finnan.
  • 1998
    He made his England under-21 debut against the Czech Republic in 1998, and made 27 appearances for the under-21 side between 1998 and 2003.
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    He played his first match for Villa on 2 May 1998 against Sheffield Wednesday.
    More Details Hide Details Initially, he played as a central defender, on the left-hand side of a back three alongside Gareth Southgate and Ugo Ehiogu. Barry became a highly versatile player and captain first as a centre-back, then a left-back. He then moved to left-midfield, before establishing himself in the centre of midfield.
  • 1997
    Barry joined Aston Villa from Brighton and Hove Albion as a trainee in 1997 along with Michael Standing.
    More Details Hide Details The move was controversial as the Brighton board demanded £2.5 million for the two players; the Football Association's transfer tribunal panel came up with a deal which would have seen Brighton make £2.4 million in the event of Barry and Standing making international appearances for England, as well as sell-on clauses.
  • 1981
    Born on February 23, 1981.
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