Adam Nicholas Barrett
born (29 November 1979) is a professional footballer who plays for Bournemouth
Barrett went to school at Belfairs High School in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex and he supported West Ham United as a child. He has previously played for Bristol Rovers
, Mansfield Town
, Plymouth Argyle
and Southend United
Barrett joined Southend United
, on a free transfer at the beginning of the 2004–05 season and quickly established himself as a fan's favourite. He scored 11 goals in his first season with the Blues, an astonishing amount for a centre-back, and was voted Player of the Year by Southend fans.
Barrett played also played a key part in Southend's rise to the Championship
in 2005–06 and the Football League Trophy
Barrett scored a goal in an FA Cup
third round replay against Chelsea
, although Southend United would go on to lose the match 4–1.
On 24 June 2010 Barrett, along with Southend teammate Alan McCormack
had their contracts cancelled by mutual consent. Barrett signed a two-year contract for Crystal Palace
on 6 July.
On 11 March 2011, Barrett returned on a month's loan to his first club Leyton Orient.
Barrett signed a two year deal with Bournemouth
on 5 July 2011. Barrett scored against his former club in a pre-season friendly against them on the 30th of July.
Club career statistics
- (correct as of 30 April 2011)
- 2005 Football League Trophy Runners-Up Medal
- 2005 Southend United Player of......