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Len Barry

Leicester City FC

5 appearances, 0 goals

P 5 W 4 D 0 L 1 F 20: A 8
80% successful

1928-29

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name Leonard James Barry
Born 27 October 1901 in Sneinton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire [registered in Nottingham, December 1901].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, his mother, Mabel, was pregnant with the child that was to become Leonard James.  Her and his Welsh father, Richard lived with their eldest son, Walter, at 10 Victoria Villas, in north east Nottingham. Richard was a contractor's agent.

According to the 1911 census, Leonard J. was the second eldest of three sons to their parents, only two of the sons, Leonard and Harold, were living at 170 Colwick Road in Sneinton with them. His father was a builder.
According to Passenger Lists, Leonard Barry was one of eighteen footballers on an FA Tour, courtesy of Canadian Pacific Railway Company, had left the port of Liverpool on 11 May 1931, bound for Montreal, Canada, on the Duchess of Richmond. They returned from Quebec, arriving at Southampton on 23 July 1931, on board the Empress of Britain. He was living at 21 Stanfield Road in Leicester.

Married to Ethel E. Morley [registered in Basford, June 1928].
Died 17 April 1970 in Basford, aged 68 years 172 days [registered in Basford, June 1970].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 0lbs [1927], 5' 8¼", 10st. 7lbs [1931].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in Nottingham and played with the RAF at Cranwell. Joined Notts County FC on amateur forms in 1921, turning professional in 1923. After 180 league appearances, in which he scored ten goals, he joined Leicester City FC on 28 September 1927 for a £3300 transfer fee, making another 203 league appearances, scoring another 25 goals. He then made a final move to Nottingham Forest FC on 4 August 1933, retiring in April 1934 after he was released by Forest after seventeen league appearances and a return of just one goal.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of six who became 528th players (533) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 160, 17 May 1928, France 1 England 5, an end-of-season tour match at Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Colombes, Paris, aged 26 years 203 days.
Last match No. 167, 15 May 1929, Spain 4 England 3, an end-of-season tour match at Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid, aged 27 years 200 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours England Amateur (one appearance); FA Tour of Canada 1931;
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Member of the RAF from 1918. His service record described his civilian occupation as that of a lathe hand. After retiring from football, Barry returned to the RAF with the transport division, at Chilwell and at two civilian airfields. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.26.

 

Len Barry - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 5 0 450 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Len Barry - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 5 4 0 1 20 8 +12 0 0 4.00 1.60 80.0 +3
All 5 4 0 1 20 8 +12 0 0 4.00 1.60 80.0 +3

 

Len Barry - Match History
 Club: Leicester City F.C. - 5 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

Age 26
1 160 17 May 1928 - France 1 England 5, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris Tour AW Start ol
2 161 19 May 1928 - Belgium 1 England 3, Olympisch Stadion, Antwerpen AW Start ol
Age 27
3 165 9 May 1929 - France 1 England 4, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris Tour AW Start ol
4 166 11 May 1929 - Belgium 1 England 5, Parc Duden, Bruxelles AW Start ol
5 167 15 May 1929 - Spain 4 England 3, Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid AL Start ol

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