Geoff Barnett passes away

Geoff Barnett

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Geoff Barnett has passed away, aged 74.

Barnett began his career at Everton in 1962 where he won the 1965 FA Youth Cup and represented England U21s.

He moved to Arsenal in 1969 to replace an injured Bob Wilson and went on to make 49 appearances for the Gunners.

In February 1976 he moved to the US to join the Minnesota Kicks.

Barnett stayed in America for several years and coached at the Minnesota Kicks.

The thoughts and condolences of everyone at the PFA are with Geoff’s family and friends.