Gareth Barry

Squad No: 18
D.o.B: 23/02/1981
Birthplace: Hastings
Height: 6 ft
Weight: 12st 2lb
Appearances: 140 (13)
Goals: 5

There are only two players who have made more Premier League appearances than reigning Everton Player of the Season Gareth Barry, whose tally is now rapidly closing in on 600 games.

The evergreen former England international sits behind Ryan Giggs and Frank Lampard in the list of matches played in the modern-day English top-flight.

The 2015/16 season will be Barry’s fourth at Goodison Park; an initial one-year loan spell was followed by a permanent switch from Manchester City in the summer of 2014.

Vastly experienced, Barry is a Premier League winner and arrived on Merseyside with over 50 England caps and having captained his country.

Born in Hastings, he was part of Brighton's youth set-up before switching to Aston Villa and making his senior debut in central defence aged just 17.

He soon became a regular for the Midlands outfit, playing in central defence, at full-back and in midfield. Barry played in the 2000 FA Cup final and shortly afterwards won his first England cap after being called up by Kevin Keegan.

Named Villa's Player of the Season in 2006/07, Barry's performances were beginning to catch the eye of the country's biggest clubs.

After interest from Liverpool in 2008, he eventually joined Manchester City for £12million in 2009, becoming a regular straight away.

He started City's 2011 FA Cup final win over Stoke City and played in 34 of the 38 Premier League games the following season as the Citizens marched to the title.

Barry joined an elite club in surpassing 500 Premier League appearances during his first spell at Goodison, one which saw him score three goals in 37 outings and help the Blues seal a return to European competition for the first time since 2010.

He followed up an impressive first season for the Club by making 44 appearances in all competitions in 2014/15, playing in all but one of the Blues’ 10 UEFA Europa League games that year.

He marked his 35th birthday in February 2016 but still continued to be a regular feature for the Toffees, starring 39 times that season.

The consistency of his performances were recognised when he was named the Player and Players’ Player of the Season for 2015/16, drawing in votes from both the supporters and teammates alike.

Contracted until: June 2017.
Premier League
FA Cup
League Cup

Career Stats - Gareth Barry (First team)

League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
Season App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls.
2013 2014 32 3 4 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 36 (1) 3
2014 2015 33 0 2 0 0 0 9 0 44 0
2015 2016 32 (1) 0 2 0 3 (1) 0 0 0 37 (2) 0
2016 2017 22 (10) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 23 (10) 2
Total 119 (11) 5 9 0 3 (2) 0 9 0 140 (13) 5
Please note, not all competitions are listed on this page. In some cases, this may result in a discrepancy between the displayed totals for appearances and goals.

Club From To App. Gls.
Everton 14/09/2013 21/05/2017 145 (14) 5


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