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Gareth Barry in numbers

16 August 2017

AS Gareth Barry becomes our fourth signing of the summer, we take a look at his career in numbers.

2,000 – Barry scored England's 2,000th goal in a 2011 friendly against Sweden.

15 – He has made 30-plus Premier League appearances in each of his last 15 campaigns dating back to the 2002/03 season.

3 – Albion will become the third founder member of the Football League Barry has played for, having previously represented Aston Villa and Everton.

11 – Barry is one of only 11 players to have represented England at both the old and new Wembley Stadium (David Beckham, Steven Gerrard, Emile Heskey, Michael Owen, Sol Campbell, Phil Neville, Kieran Dyer, Frank Lampard, Rio Ferdinand & David James).

5 – Barry is just five games short of breaking Ryan Giggs' Premier League appearances record which currently stands at 632.

10 – Tony Pulis is the tenth club manager Barry has played for in his 19-year career (John Gregory, Graham Taylor, David O'Leary, Martin O'Neill, Mark Hughes, Roberto Mancini, Manuel Pellegrini, Roberto Martinez & Ronald Koeman).

1 – His only goal against Albion came in last season's Hawthorns defeat by Everton.

18 – Barry will wear the 18 jersey at The Hawthorns – the same squad number he held at Manchester City and Everton.

39 – He has made 39 appearances in European competitions.

8 – He represented eight different England managers during his 12-year international career (Kevin Keegan, Howard Wilkinson, Peter Taylor, Sven-Goran Eriksson, Steve McClaren, Fabio Capello, Stuart Pearce & Roy Hodgson).

53 – Barry earned 53 England caps.

1,100 – He became the 1,100th player to represent England when he made his debut against Ukraine in May 2000.

300 – In October 2007, at the age of 26 years and 247 days, he replaced Frank Lampard as the youngster player to have reached 300 Premier League appearances. The record was taken from Barry by Wayne Rooney in December 2011.


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