Geoff Barnett

Former England Youth goalkeeper Geoff Barnett played for Arsenal in the 1972 FA Cup Final.

Signing professional for Everton in May 1964, he made his League debut in their 2-0 victory at home to Sunderland in December 1965 but had limited top-flight opportunities behind Gordon West and moved to Highbury for £35,000 in October 1969.

Profile

Name Geoff Barnett
Arsenal Career 1969 - 1976
Position: Goalkeeper
Appearances 49 (49 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 0

He understudied Bob Wilson as Arsenal won the 'Double' in 1970/71 and played 39 league games before joining Minnesota Kicks in February 1976, featuring in that year's NASL Soccer Bowl.

Later coaching Minnesota, he was a publican in Marple before settling back in the United States. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)