Gareth Barry Stats | Everton's Midfield General

Gareth Barry Stats | Everton's Midfield General

Gareth Barry has often been treated unfairly by neutral fans, as they question whether he has the ability to play for Manchester City; but, this season the midfielder, on loan at Everton, has earned praise from critics and fans alike after an impressive start at the Merseyside club. Barry’s role in the side is a somewhat underrated one in football with acclaim normally landing at the feet of the more flamboyant attacking players. Without Barry in the team though, Everton …
Player Performance Analysis | Gareth Barry Vs Hull City

Player Performance Analysis | Gareth Barry Vs Hull City

Doing the bulk of the unsung work in front of the Everton back four, as others grab the headlines, Gareth Barry usually slips under the proverbial radar. This was not the case against Hull on Saturday, however, as Barry found himself at the centre of a number of potentially game-changing incidents. Danny Graham and Sone Aluko found themselves on the floor after Barry intervened, although neither tackle warranted the intense scrutiny demanded by Steve Bruce. Barry also played a telling …
Player Performance Analysis | Gareth Barry Vs Chelsea

Player Performance Analysis | Gareth Barry Vs Chelsea

Everton produced a strong and valiant performance to defeat Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea 1-0 at Goodison Park on Saturday evening, which preserved their unbeaten start to the new Premier League season. Roberto Martinez’s side had previously drawn their first three games against Norwich City, West Bromwich Albion and Cardiff City but a spirited performance that saw Steven Naismith grab the first-half winner on his birthday was enough to give the Spaniard his first win as the Toffees boss. Alongside Naismith, both …
Where Next for Gareth Barry? Compared to Gerrard, Arteta, Dembele & Mikel

Where Next for Gareth Barry? Compared to Gerrard, Arteta, Dembele & Mikel

Amongst the millions of pounds lavished on the cream of the European crop there actually may be a few bargains to be had if you look a little closer to home. With the powers that be at Manchester City flashing the cash to bring in top talent, such as Fernandinho and Jesus Navas, to launch a new assault on Manchester United’s domestic crown, players like Gareth Barry have been pushed to the sides to pave way for the new order. …