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Charlie John Barnett (born 19 September 1988) is an English footballer.

Career


In the early days of Barnett's career, he played for Liverpool Youth side, with whom he won the FA Youth Cup in 2006 and 2007,[3] before moving to League One side Tranmere Rovers

Barnett made his début for Tranmere Rovers away to Swindon Town, in the 3–1 defeat in League One on 9 August 2008.[4]

He scored his first goal with a volley in the 1–1 draw to Peterborough United. He then scored a vital goal in the derby against Oldham Athletic, when he volleyed in the opening goal of the game in the 2–0 win for Tranmere. He added a third goal at home to Hereford United in Tranmere's 2-1 win and ended the season having made 33 appearances for the club. On 17 July 2009 he signed a new one-year contract at Tranmere but left the club at the end of the 2009/10 season

In summer 2010 he was on trial with Scottish First Division side Falkirk and assisted one of the goals in the Bairns' 2-1 friendly win over Northwich Victoria, before joining Accrington Stanley on a twelve-month contract.[5]

He made his Stanley debut on 7 August 2010 in the opening match of the season against Aldershot.[6]

On 3 August 2013, he featured in a game against West Bromwich Albion for AFC Telford United, which Telford won 2-1. On 7 August 2013 it was announced that Barnett had signed a contract with Telford for the upcoming season. He scored his first goal for the club at home to Hednesford Town in a game which Telford won 5-3 to take them top of the Conference North. On 26 April 2014 he won promotion to the Conference Premier with Telford after they clinched the Conference North title on the final game of the season.

In July 2017 he graduated from the University of Salford with a degree in physiotherapy as part of a scheme between the University and the Professional Footballers Association aimed at preparing current and former footballers for careers after football.[7]

Honours


  • Liverpool FA Youth Cup: 2006, 2007
  • AFC Telford United Shropshire Senior Cup 2013-14 Conference North winners 2013-14
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