John Barnwell
John Barnwell

John Barnwell

Inside-forward John Barnwell gained England Under-23 recognition whilst at Arsenal.

Previously with Bishop Auckland, he signed professional at Highbury in November 1956 and made his league debut in Arsenal's 1-0 defeat at Sunderland five months later.


Name John Barnwell
Arsenal Career 1955 - 1964
Position: Striker
Appearances 151 (151 starts, 0 as a sub)
Goals 24

He netted 23 goals in 138 First Division games before being sold to Nottingham Forest for £30,000 in March 1964, starring as they were League Championship runners-up in 1966/67.

Moving to Sheffield United in April 1970, he coached Hereford before managing Peterborough, Wolves, Notts County and Walsall. (With thanks to Leigh Edwards)