Where is Earl Barrett now?
Former Aston Villa and Oldham Athletic defender Earl Barrett retired from playing in 2000 after a spell at Sheffield Wednesday who were relegated from the Premier League that season.
A right-back who could also play as a central defender, Barrett was an important part of the successful Latics team of the early 1990’s which won promotion to the top division and were runners-up in the 1990 League Cup Final.
After he was sold to Aston Villa for £1.7 million, which is still the club’s record transfer received, he enjoyed more success on the pitch and was a member of the Villa side which finished runners-up in the Premier League in 1993 and won the League Cup in 1994.
Internationally, he represented England at under 21 and ‘B’ level before winning three caps for the senior side.
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Since retiring from playing Barrett has moved into coaching and has worked within the Manchester City, Oldham Athletic and Bury FC academies and most recently at the Stoke City academy as their under 14’s coach.
Barrett was also the head coach of the Salford City College team from 2008 to 2010.
A UEFA ‘A’ coaching license holder and with a degree in sports science under his belt, Barrett left Stoke City in 2016 to work in his current role as an academy coach in the United States with Houston Express.
After a couple of mergers the club was reformed as Rise Soccer Club and he currently holds the postition of assistant Development Academy director which is the highest level at youth football in the USA.
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Earl Barrett: Premier League Statistics
|Premier League Teams Played for||Aston Villa, Everton, Sheffield Wednesday|
Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com