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Richie Barker
Personal information
Full name Richard Barker
Date of birth November 23, 1939 (1939-11-23) (age 70)
Place of birth    Loughborough, England
Playing position forward
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
Derby County
Notts County
Peterborough United
038 (12)
112 (36)
036 (9)   
Teams managed
Shrewsbury Town
Stoke City
Notts County
Ethnikos Piraeus
West Bromwich Albion

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of November 27, 2006.
* Appearances (Goals)

Richie Barker (born 23 November 1939 in Derby) is an English former professional footballer who later undertook various non-playing roles including manager, assistant manager and chief scout.

He played for 13 years in non-league football notably at Burton Albion where he scored a club record 157 goals, before finally signing professional forms with Derby County in 1967 at the age of 28. He also played for Notts County and Peterborough United. As a manager, Barker has taken charge of Shrewsbury Town, Stoke City and Notts County. In addition, he served West Bromwich Albion as chief scout (taking over as caretaker manager for one game following the departure of Ray Harford), and has held several assistant manager's posts including that of Sheffield Wednesday.

He also coached Ethnikos Piraeus.[1]


  • Matthews, Tony (2005). The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Breedon Books. pp. p. 265. ISBN 1-85983-474-4.  
  • Stoke City FC Managers

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