Barrie Betts

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Barrie Betts
Personal information
Date of birth (1932-09-18)18 September 1932
Place of birth Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England
Date of death 17 November 2018(2018-11-17) (aged 86)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1957 Barnsley 55 (0)
1957–1960 Stockport County 112 (0)
1960–1964 Manchester City 101 (5)
1964–1965 Scunthorpe United 7 (0)
Teams managed
1970–1972 Lancaster City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Barrie Betts (18 September 1932 – 17 November 2018)[1] was an English professional footballer who played at centre back.


He was born in Barnsley and transferred from Stockport County in 1960 to Manchester City with whom he stayed until 1964. In this time he made 101 appearances and scored five goals before transferring to Scunthorpe United.

He finished his career with non league Lancaster City, where he managed the team between 1970 and 1972.


  • Barrie Betts at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database