Known as one of the best wingers to have ever played in the English Premier League, John Barnes enjoyed an illustrious career with Watford, Liverpool FC and the England national squad. The winner of two First Division titles and two FA Cups, John also set a new record for black players of the time by recording 79 appearances for the national side. Inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2005, Barnes’ was recognised for his dedication to the game and enthusiasm for supporting the development of new players.
John took a leading role on the New Order song World in Motion, he rapped his way into the with one of the best ever football pop songs! A fabulous football speaker, John’s charismatic persona and articulate delivery of after dinner speeches make him a highly desirable personality to appear and host events.
Having retired, Barnes returned to his former club Celtic, where he took charge alongside Kenny Dalglish for a year. Barnes then took a break from football and returned in 2008 when he took the reins of the Jamaican national side but only held the position for six months before moving onto Tranmere Rovers.
Most recently John has taken part in Strictly Come Dancing, Waterloo Road and is currently a pundit on EPSN and Supersports where he provides coverage of the Champions League. He also previously worked as a pundit on ITV and Channel Five.
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