Noel Barkley

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Noel Barkley
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Personal information
Full name Noel W Barkley
Date of birth (1961-03-25) 25 March 1961 (age 56)
Place of birth Northern Ireland
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1986 Mt Maunganui
1987–1988 Papatoetoe
1988–1991 Mt Wellington
1991–1991 Newcastle Breakers 8 (3)
1991–1993 Waitakere City FC
Total 417 (249)
National team
1986–1991 New Zealand 20 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Noel Barkley (born 1 March 1961) is a former association football player who represented New Zealand at international level.

Other Honours:
National League Golden Boot: 1989, 1992 and 1995
National League Winner: 1992
National League Grand Final Medalist: 1989 (Mt Wellington) 1993 (Waitakere City FC)
Chatham Cup Winner: 1990 (Mt Wellington) & 1994 (Waitakere City FC)
Chatham Cup Runners Up: 1986 (Mt Maunganui)
Auckland Football Association Player of the Year: 1989
Northern League Player of the Year: 1986
Northern League Winner: 1986 (Mt Maunganui)
Country Foods Cup Winner: 1985 (Mt Maunganui)

Barkley made his full All Whites debut in a 4-2 win over Fiji on 17 September 1986 and ended his international playing career with 20 A-international caps and 5 goals to his credit, his final cap gained in a 0-1 loss to Australia on 12 May 1991.[1][2]

Barkley won New Zealand Player of the Year award 3 times, in 1989, 1990 and 1992.[3]

Barkely scored 106 National League goals in 180 appearances. He also scored 249 goals in 417 senior appearances for Mt Maunganui, Papatoetoe, Mt Wellington, Newcastle Breakers, Waitakere City FC, Ellerslie and Central

  • Stats supplied by football historian Barry Smith


  1. ^ "A-International Appearances - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 7 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  2. ^ "A-International Scorers - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 15 June 2009. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  3. ^ "Honours List". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 

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