Frank Barrett (footballer)

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Frank Barrett
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Personal information
Full name Francis Barrett
Date of birth (1872-08-02)2 August 1872
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland
Date of death 22 March 1907(1907-03-22) (aged 34)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
000?–1893 Dundee Harp
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1893–1896 Dundee
1896–1900 Newton Heath 118 (0)
1900–1901 New Brighton Tower 34 (0)
1901 Arbroath
1901–1902 Manchester City 5 (0)
1902–1903 Dundee
1903–1905 Aberdeen 20 (0)
National team
1894–1895 Scotland 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Francis Barrett (2 August 1872 – 22 March 1907) was a Scottish footballer, who played as a goalkeeper. He was born in Dundee.

Barrett played for Dundee Harp before joining Dundee upon their foundation in 1893.[1] While with the Dark Blues, he won two caps for Scotland in 1894 and 1895. In September 1896, he signed for Newton Heath. He made 132 appearances in his career at Newton Heath, scoring no goals. In May 1900, he left Newton Heath for New Brighton Tower. In 1901, he briefly returned to Manchester, making eight appearances for Manchester City. In 1903, he became one of the founding players of Aberdeen. He died in 1907, aged 35. After Barrett's death, Newton Heath (now Manchester United) gifted £35 to his widow.


  1. ^ Lamming, Douglas (1987). A Scottish Soccer Internationalists Who's Who, 1872-1986. Hutton Press. ISBN 0-907033-47-4.

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