Bill Barnes (footballer)

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Bill Barnes
Personal information
Full name William Barnes
Date of birth (1939-03-16) 16 March 1939 (age 78)
Place of birth Dumbarton, Scotland
Playing position Full back
Youth career
0000–1958 Rutherglen Glencairn
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1958–1961 Bradford City 59 (0)
1961–1966 Scarborough
1966–1968 Bradford Park Avenue 53 (0)
1968 Arnold Town
Total 112 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William "Bill" Barnes (born 16 March 1939) is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a full back. Active primarily in England, Barnes made over 100 appearances in the Football League.


Born in Dumbarton, Barnes began his career with Rutherglen Glencairn. He signed professional terms with Bradford City in 1958, and made 59 league appearances between then and 1961. Barnes then played non-league football with Scarborough, before rejoining league football in 1966 with Bradford Park Avenue. After leaving Park Avenue in 1968, Barnes played non-league football with Arnold.

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