Barry Roche

Date of birth06 April 1982
Place of birthDublin
NationalityIrish
Weight79 kg
Height1.93 m
PositionGoalkeeper

As a promising young goalkeeper, Barry Roche made an immediate impression on his debut for Nottingham Forest.

Coming on from the subs bench after Dave Beasant had received a red card, he saved a penalty in the dying minutes of the game.

His only other senior action came when he stepped in for the suspended Beasant for the home game against Sheffield Wednesday when he kept a clean sheet.

Tall and commanding in the box, he featured for the Republic of Ireland at Under-18 level during the 2000-01 season.

Barry's contract at Nottingham Forest was extended to June 2005 in June 2004.

Barry joined Chesterfield in July 2005 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2008 in May 2007.

He joined Morecambe in July 2008 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2012 in May 2010, to June 2014 in January 2012, to June 2016 in May 2014, to June 2017 in March 2016 and to June 2018 in June 2017.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Nottingham Forest 29 Jun 1999 30 Jun 2005
Chesterfield 26 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2008
Morecambe 30 Jul 2008

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2000-01 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 1
1
1
2002-03 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 1 2
2003-04 Nottingham Forest League Division 1 6
2
1 10
2004-05 Nottingham Forest League Championship 2 7
2005-06 Chesterfield FA Cup 2 2
2005-06 Chesterfield LDV Vans Trophy 1 2
2005-06 Chesterfield League One 41 4 62
1
2006-07 Chesterfield FA Cup 1 1
2006-07 Chesterfield Johnstones Paint Trophy 3 1 8
2006-07 Chesterfield League Cup 4 5
2006-07 Chesterfield League One 40 5 46
2
2007-08 Chesterfield FA Cup 1 2
2007-08 Chesterfield Johnstones Paint Trophy 1 3
2007-08 Chesterfield League Cup 1 3
2007-08 Chesterfield League Two 45 9 54
3
2008-09 Morecambe FA Cup 2 4
2008-09 Morecambe Johnstones Paint Trophy 3 3
2008-09 Morecambe League Cup 1 4
2008-09 Morecambe League Two 46 9 53
2009-10 Morecambe FA Cup 2 3
2009-10 Morecambe Johnstones Paint Trophy 1 2
2009-10 Morecambe League Cup 1 5
2009-10 Morecambe League Two 42 12 53
2
2009-10 Morecambe League Two Play-Offs 2 7
2010-11 Morecambe FA Cup 1 1
2010-11 Morecambe Johnstones Paint Trophy 1 1
2010-11 Morecambe League Cup 2 1 3
2010-11 Morecambe League Two 42 7 66
1
2011-12 Morecambe FA Cup 1 2
2011-12 Morecambe Johnstones Paint Trophy 1 2
2011-12 Morecambe League Cup 2 1 2
2011-12 Morecambe League Two 44 9 54
1
2012-13 Morecambe FA Cup 3 1 3
2012-13 Morecambe League Cup 2 3
2012-13 Morecambe League Two 42 7 56
2
1
2013-14 Morecambe FA Cup 1 3
2013-14 Morecambe League Cup 2 1 2
2013-14 Morecambe League Two 45 6 59
2
2014-15 Morecambe Johnstones Paint Trophy 2 4
2014-15 Morecambe League Cup 1 1
2014-15 Morecambe League Two 14 4 13
2015-16 Morecambe FA Cup 2 4
2015-16 Morecambe Johnstones Paint Trophy 3 3
2015-16 Morecambe League Cup 1 1
2015-16 Morecambe League Two 42 4 75
1
2
2016-17 Morecambe FA Cup 2 3
2016-17 Morecambe League Cup 2 6
2016-17 Morecambe League Two 41 6 66
1
2017-18 Morecambe FA Cup 2 1 2
1
2017-18 Morecambe League Two 39 4 48
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
28 Aug 2000 Crystal Palace v Nottingham Forest W 2-3 League Division 1
13 Sep 2000 Sheffield Wednesday v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 League Division 1
04 May 2003 Rotherham United v Nottingham Forest D 2-2 League Division 1
25 Feb 2004 Nottingham Forest v Gillingham D 0-0 League Division 1
28 Feb 2004 Nottingham Forest v Bradford City W 2-1 League Division 1
02 Mar 2004 Wimbledon v Nottingham Forest W 0-1 League Division 1
06 Mar 2004 Gillingham v Nottingham Forest L 2-1 League Division 1
13 Mar 2004 Nottingham Forest v Crystal Palace W 3-2 League Division 1
17 Mar 2004 Nottingham Forest v Burnley D 1-1 League Division 1
20 Mar 2004 Derby County v Nottingham Forest L 4-2 League Division 1
01 May 2004 Nottingham Forest v Wigan Athletic W 1-0 League Division 1
28 Aug 2004 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 1-4 League Championship
30 Aug 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Nottingham Forest L 3-2 League Championship


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2000-01 Republic of Ireland UEFA Under-18 2 1 1
2001-02 Republic of Ireland UEFA Under-21 1 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
15 Oct 2000 Republic of Ireland v Czech Republic L 0-1 UEFA U18 Group 8
17 Oct 2000 Moldova v Republic of Ireland W 0-2 UEFA U18 Group 8
05 Oct 2001 Republic of Ireland v Cyprus W 3-0 UEFA U21 Group 2


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.