Lloyd Barker (soccer)

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Lloyd Barker
Personal information
Full name Lloyd Barker
Date of birth (1970-12-12) 12 December 1970 (age 43)
Place of birth Kingston, Jamaica
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988 Ottawa Intrepid ? (?)
1993-1998 Montreal Impact 112 (34)
1994 Harbour View FC ? (?)
1999-2000 Toronto Lynx 46 (1)
2001-2004 Montreal Impact 78 (0)
National team
Jamaica 18 (0)
Teams managed
2007 Concordia Stingers
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 July 2008.
† Appearances (Goals).

Lloyd Barker (born 12 December 1970) is a former professional soccer player who played 18 times for the Jamaica national football team.

Playing career[edit]

After beginning his pro career in 1988 with the Ottawa Intrepid of the Canadian Soccer League. He then joined the Montreal Impact in 1993 and was part of the team’s starting eleven when the Impact beat the Colorado Foxes 1-0 in the playoff final and won the 1994 league championship. He also helped Montreal win the regular-season titles in 1995, 1996, and 1997.

In 1995 Barker won the Giuseppe Saputo Trophy and was picked on the league’s first all-star team in 1995. In 1999 Barker was transferred to Impact rivals the Toronto Lynx where he gave new impetus to his career when he moved from the forward position to that of defender.

He left the Lynx in 2001 to join the Impact again where he helped the team win their second League Championship in 2004 against the Seattle Sounders.

Managerial career[edit]

He retired as a player following the 2004 season, was third in Impact history for games played (190), as well as second for goals scored (34).

He was assistant coach with the Impact in 2005, helping the team win the regular-season title.

On 24 July 2007 he was appointed the head coach of the men's Concordia University soccer team.[1]

Source[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Impact star to coach Stingers". 2007-07-24. Retrieved 2008-07-03.