Book John Barnes

John is an exceptional speaker, he has built a strong profile as an inspirational and motivational speaker where his genuine warmth and experiences, on and off the field, are always well received.

John Barnes MBE, is a former professional footballer and England International; he started his career in 1981 at Watford before moving onto Liverpool FC. He spent ten years LFC winning the first division championship, the FA Cup twice and representing England on 79 occasions. After brief spells at Newcastle, Charlton and Celtic, Barnes retired in 1999 having made 586 appearances and scoring 165 goals.

John then returned to his former club Celtic, where he took charge alongside Kenny Dalglish for a year. In 2008 he took the reins of the Jamaican national side before moving onto Tranmere Rovers.

John is well remembered for his cameo appearance in New Order’s “World in Motion” which was released at the same time as England’s participation in the World Cup 1990; it was a UK Number One and is still regarded by many football fans as one of the best football songs ever made.

John has a successful TV career; he currently works as a commentator and pundit for

ESPN and SuperSport. John was an integral part of the 2019 ITV show “Harry’s Heroes”, helping a team of England legends to victory against Germany and the follow up show “Euro having a laugh”(May 2020). Besides working in television, he is also involved in education projects to promote the anti-racist message and is an ambassador for the charity Save the Children.

John is an exceptional speaker, he has built a strong profile as an inspirational and motivational speaker where his genuine warmth and experiences, on and off the field, are always well received.

For further information please contact the team on  ..