Barry Kilby

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Barry Kilby is an English businessman, the former chairman of Burnley Football Club.


Barry Kilby founded and built Europrint Group, the largest supplier of media games (Scratch cards) in the world.[1] The company was bought by GTECH in June 2003.[2]

Kilby presently runs Total Gaming Solutions Ltd, a lottery management company for professional sports clubs, charities and other organisations. Barry is married to Sonya and they have a son named Tom. Barry also has 3 children from previous marriages, Johanna, Steve, & James. Barry and Sonya live in the Ribble Valley.

Burnley F.C.[edit]

Kilby joined the Burnley board of directors in October 1998. He became chairman following a vote at the company's Annual General Meeting two months later.[1] He invested £3 million into the club in a 2–1 rights issue in January 1999, which made him the club's largest single shareholder.[1]

Barry Kilby stepped down from the position of chairman in February 2012 due to health reasons.

Although he is no longer chairman, he is still the King of Burnley.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Who's Who". Burnley FC. Retrieved 24 July 2007.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 9 January 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2010.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Club Statement". Burnley FC. Archived from the original on 10 February 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2012.