John Barnes

Digger Barnes

https://www.football4football.com/storage/img/articleimages/originals/TA5lCGvSsaDwFLXhooFhnNIRp5X6UiQp2FU.jpg A STRIKERS BEST FRIEND: Barnes won multiple First Division titles with Liverpool and is considered a club icon.

The Player

 

Barnes was a fast, skilful left-winger, with his successful periods at Liverpool in the 1990s. He was capable of playing on either side of the football pitch thanks to his variety of skills.

 

Key Skills
  • Dribbling
  • Pace
  • Goal-scoring ability

 

John Barnes was one of the most skilful English players of his generation

 

Quick Facts
  • 1. Barnes was born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 2. He made his name at Watford
  • 3. He made PFA Team of the Century (20th) in 2007

 

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Final Note

Barnes was part of a new batch of creative and skilful players who came through the ranks in England and went on to achieve great things in the game. 

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