Barry Ryan (footballer)
|Full name||Barry Ryan|
|Date of birth||28 August 1978|
|Place of birth||Ennis, Ireland|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2005–2008||St Patrick's Athletic||114||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He made his Rovers debut on 11 April 2003 keeping a clean sheet against Drogheda United but was sacked by Shamrock Rovers later that season after testing positive for cocaine. During his time with Rovers he made 4 European appearances keeping one clean sheet playing in the UEFA Intertoto-Cup and made a total of 28 appearances.
After a 9-month ban he returned with Dublin City but could not forestall the Vikings' relegation and was dropped in favour of Robbie Horgan for the final handful of games. After Dublin City became extinct, he was signed by St. Patrick's Athletic.
Ryan was out of contract with the west of Ireland club before the 2010 season, but his re-signing was announced on 2 February 2010.
His younger brother Dave also plays in goal for Drogheda United.
On 11 December 2014, Ryan announced his retirement from football.
- FAI Super Cup (1): 2000
- SWAI Goalkeeper of the Year (1): 2002
- UCD Supporters' Player of the Year (2): 2001/02, 2002/03
- Galway United Supporters Trust Player of the Year (1): 2009