Barry Pickering

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Barry Pickering
Personal information
Full name Barry Pickering
Date of birth (1959-04-17) 17 April 1959 (age 59)
Place of birth New Zealand
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978 Stop Out
1981 Christchurch United
1982–86 Miramar Rangers
National team
1978–1984 New Zealand 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Barry Pickering (born 12 December 1956) was a successful association football player who represented New Zealand internationally, being part of the 1982 squad that participated at 1982 FIFA World Cup finals where he was the third choice goalkeeper behind Frank van Hattum and Richard Wilson.[1]

Pickering made his full All Whites international debut in a 2-0 win over Singapore on 1 October 1978,[2] and was a member of the squad that qualified for the 1982 FIFA World Cup finals in Spain but did not make the field in Spain.[1] Including friendlies and unofficial games against club sides, Pickering played 20 times for New Zealand,[1] ending his international playing career with 11 official A-international caps to his credit,[3] keeping a clean sheet in his final appearance, a 2-0 win over Malaysia on 31 March 1984.[2]


  1. ^ a b c NZ 1982 World Cup Archived 12 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b "A-International Lineups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
  3. ^ "A-International Appearances - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 7 October 2008. Retrieved 12 February 2009.

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