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Wallingford Town News

An Evening With John Barnes - 6 September

john barnes after dinner speaker wallingford october 4 2019Former Liverpool & England star, John Barnes joins Wallingford Town AFC on Friday 4th October to share his glories and experiences as a world class player and former manager.

The evening, hosted at Benson Village Hall, includes a live auction plus a comedian to keep guests entertained.

Entry to the event is £50.00 per person and includes supper. A cash bar will also be in operation on the night.

Known as one of the best wingers to have ever played in the English Premier League, John Barnes enjoyed an illustrious career with Liverpool and the England national squad.

Inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2005, Barnes’ was recognised for his dedication to the game and enthusiasm for supporting the development of new players.

Making his debut for Liverpool in August 1987, John enjoyed a 2-1 victory over Arsenal and went on to prove his exceptional talent as a winger during his first season. John had joined one of the best performing clubs of the era, with the side only losing two matches in Barnes’ first season, John rose to the challenge and proved his place as an instrumental element of Liverpool’s team chemistry.

John ended his time at Liverpool in 1997, after playing 407 times and scoring 108 goals. Barnes’ time at an elite level of the sport gives him the experience and knowledge to deliver talks as a football speaker on achieving peak performance and maximising success at any opportunity and shares his experiences in a engaging manner.