Colin Barrett

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Colin Barrett
Personal information
Date of birth (1952-08-03) 3 August 1952 (age 64)
Place of birth Stockport, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Full back
Youth career
Cheadle Heath Nomads
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1976 Manchester City 53 (0)
1976–1980 Nottingham Forest 69 (4)
1980–1981 Swindon Town 3 (0)
1981–? Andover ?
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Colin Barrett (born 3 August 1952) is an English footballer. He played as a defender in the Football League during the 1970s and 1980s winning the football league in 1978.

Playing career[edit]

He joined Manchester City in 1970 and made his debut on 19 August 1972 against Norwich City.[1]

In April 1976 he joined Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest in England's second tier. At the end of his first full season the club were promoted to the top flight. Barrett gained a Football League title in 1978 and a League Cup winners medal with Forest in 1979. In the European Cup in 1978 he scored in the 2-0 home leg win in the first round against Liverpool. He made a total of 94 senior appearances for them (scoring 8 times).[2]

He moved to Swindon Town in June 1980 and made 5 appearances for them (3 League, 2 League Cup) before being released in May 1981 when he joined non-league Andover.[3]