John Barnwell

Date of birth24 December 1938
Place of birthNewcastle
NationalityEnglish
PositionWing half

The latter day chief executive of the League Managers Association, John was a polished midfield performer in his eight years at Highbury.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 01 Nov 1956 01 Mar 1964
Nottingham Forest 01 Mar 1964 01 Apr 1970

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1956-57 Arsenal League Division One 1
1958-59 Arsenal League Division One 16
3
1959-60 Arsenal FA Cup 3
1959-60 Arsenal League Division One 28
7
1960-61 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1960-61 Arsenal League Division One 26
6
1961-62 Arsenal FA Cup 2
1961-62 Arsenal League Division One 14
3
1962-63 Arsenal FA Cup 3
1962-63 Arsenal League Division One 34
2
1963-64 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1963-64 Arsenal Fairs Cup 3
1
1963-64 Arsenal League Division One 19
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
13 Apr 1957 Sunderland v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
22 Nov 1958 Chelsea v Arsenal W 0-3 League Division One
29 Nov 1958 Arsenal v Blackpool L 1-4 League Division One
06 Dec 1958 Portsmouth v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
20 Dec 1958 Arsenal v Preston North End L 1-2 League Division One
07 Feb 1959 Manchester City v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
21 Feb 1959 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
24 Feb 1959 Arsenal v Leeds United W 1-0 League Division One
28 Feb 1959 Arsenal v Manchester United W 3-2 League Division One
07 Mar 1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 6-1 League Division One
14 Mar 1959 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 League Division One
21 Mar 1959 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
04 Apr 1959 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
11 Apr 1959 Arsenal v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
14 Apr 1959 Birmingham City v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
18 Apr 1959 Blackpool v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
04 May 1959 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 2-1 League Division One
26 Aug 1959 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 0-3 League Division One
29 Aug 1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
01 Sep 1959 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
05 Sep 1959 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
09 Sep 1959 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
12 Sep 1959 Arsenal v Manchester City W 3-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1959 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
19 Sep 1959 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Sep 1959 Arsenal v Blackpool W 2-1 League Division One
03 Oct 1959 Everton v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
24 Oct 1959 Leicester City v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
31 Oct 1959 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 3-0 League Division One
07 Nov 1959 Leeds United v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
21 Nov 1959 Chelsea v Arsenal W 1-3 League Division One
28 Nov 1959 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion L 2-4 League Division One
05 Dec 1959 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
12 Dec 1959 Arsenal v Burnley L 2-4 League Division One
19 Dec 1959 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal L 5-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1959 Arsenal v Luton Town L 0-3 League Division One
28 Dec 1959 Luton Town v Arsenal W 0-1 League Division One
02 Jan 1960 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 4-4 League Division One
09 Jan 1960 Rotherham United v Arsenal D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1960 Arsenal v Rotherham United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
16 Jan 1960 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1960 Rotherham United v Arsenal L 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replay
13 Feb 1960 Blackpool v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
20 Feb 1960 Arsenal v Everton W 2-1 League Division One
27 Feb 1960 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1960 Burnley v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
26 Mar 1960 Arsenal v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division One
09 Apr 1960 Arsenal v Chelsea L 1-4 League Division One
20 Aug 1960 Burnley v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
23 Aug 1960 Arsenal v Preston North End W 1-0 League Division One
27 Aug 1960 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 3-0 League Division One
30 Aug 1960 Preston North End v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
15 Oct 1960 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 2-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1960 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal W 2-4 League Division One
29 Oct 1960 Arsenal v Manchester United W 2-1 League Division One
05 Nov 1960 West Ham United v Arsenal L 6-0 League Division One
12 Nov 1960 Arsenal v Chelsea L 1-4 League Division One
19 Nov 1960 Blackpool v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
26 Nov 1960 Arsenal v Everton W 3-2 League Division One
03 Dec 1960 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 5-3 League Division One
10 Dec 1960 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 5-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1960 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1960 Nottingham Forest v Arsenal W 3-5 League Division One
07 Jan 1961 Sunderland v Arsenal L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
18 Feb 1961 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
04 Mar 1961 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
11 Mar 1961 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 League Division One
18 Mar 1961 Manchester United v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1961 Arsenal v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division One
01 Apr 1961 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1961 Arsenal v Fulham W 4-2 League Division One
08 Apr 1961 Arsenal v Blackpool W 1-0 League Division One
15 Apr 1961 Chelsea v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
22 Apr 1961 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-5 League Division One
29 Apr 1961 Everton v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
14 Oct 1961 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
21 Oct 1961 Arsenal v Manchester United W 5-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1961 Cardiff City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
04 Nov 1961 Arsenal v Chelsea L 0-3 League Division One
16 Dec 1961 Burnley v Arsenal W 0-2 League Division One
23 Dec 1961 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1961 Arsenal v Fulham W 1-0 League Division One
06 Jan 1962 Arsenal v Bradford City W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
20 Jan 1962 Manchester City v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
31 Jan 1962 Manchester United v Arsenal L 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
10 Feb 1962 Birmingham City v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1962 Arsenal v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1962 Chelsea v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
31 Mar 1962 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 4-5 League Division One
14 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
28 Apr 1962 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 2-0 League Division One
18 Aug 1962 Leyton Orient v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
21 Aug 1962 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 2-0 League Division One
25 Aug 1962 Arsenal v Manchester United L 1-3 League Division One
29 Aug 1962 Birmingham City v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
01 Sep 1962 Burnley v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1962 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 1-2 League Division One
08 Sep 1962 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 League Division One
10 Sep 1962 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
22 Sep 1962 Arsenal v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
29 Sep 1962 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 3-0 League Division One
24 Nov 1962 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 3-1 League Division One
01 Dec 1962 Manchester City v Arsenal W 2-4 League Division One
08 Dec 1962 Arsenal v Blackpool W 2-0 League Division One
15 Dec 1962 Arsenal v Leyton Orient W 2-0 League Division One
30 Jan 1963 Arsenal v Oxford United W 5-1 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Feb 1963 Leicester City v Arsenal L 2-0 League Division One
16 Feb 1963 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 3-2 League Division One
23 Feb 1963 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 League Division One
02 Mar 1963 West Ham United v Arsenal W 0-4 League Division One
09 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool D 2-2 League Division One
12 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
16 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool L 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
23 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1963 Arsenal v Everton W 4-3 League Division One
30 Mar 1963 Ipswich Town v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
06 Apr 1963 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
08 Apr 1963 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal L 1-0 League Division One
12 Apr 1963 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 3-2 League Division One
13 Apr 1963 Sheffield United v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
15 Apr 1963 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
20 Apr 1963 Arsenal v Manchester City L 2-3 League Division One
24 Apr 1963 Everton v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
27 Apr 1963 Blackpool v Arsenal L 3-2 League Division One
06 May 1963 Manchester United v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
11 May 1963 Arsenal v Burnley L 2-3 League Division One
14 May 1963 Arsenal v Fulham W 3-0 League Division One
18 May 1963 Sheffield Wednesday v Arsenal W 2-3 League Division One
24 Aug 1963 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-3 League Division One
27 Aug 1963 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 3-2 League Division One
31 Aug 1963 Leicester City v Arsenal L 7-2 League Division One
04 Sep 1963 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal L 4-0 League Division One
09 Oct 1963 Stoke City v Arsenal W 1-2 League Division One
19 Oct 1963 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 2-1 League Division One
22 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Staevnet L 2-3
Agg: 9-4
Fairs Cup 1st round 2nd leg
26 Oct 1963 Arsenal v Nottingham Forest W 4-2 League Division One
02 Nov 1963 Sheffield United v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
05 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 4-1 League Division One
09 Nov 1963 Arsenal v West Ham United D 3-3 League Division One
13 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Liège D 1-1 Fairs Cup 2nd round 1st leg
16 Nov 1963 Chelsea v Arsenal L 3-1 League Division One
23 Nov 1963 Arsenal v Blackpool W 5-3 League Division One
30 Nov 1963 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal L 4-1 League Division One
07 Dec 1963 Arsenal v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division One
10 Dec 1963 Arsenal v Everton W 6-0 League Division One
14 Dec 1963 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
18 Dec 1963 Liège v Arsenal L 3-1
Agg: 4-2
Fairs Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
28 Dec 1963 Birmingham City v Arsenal W 1-4 League Division One
04 Jan 1964 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1964 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
18 Jan 1964 Arsenal v Fulham D 2-2 League Division One


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 Goals Y R
1955-56 England British Youth Championships 3
2
1955-56 England UEFA Under-18 1
1955-56 England Youth Challenge Match 2
1956-57 England Youth Challenge Match 2
1960-61 England Under-23 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
18 Feb 1956 England v Wales W 5-1 British Youth Championships
03 Mar 1956 England v Scotland D 2-2 British Youth Championships
11 Mar 1956 Switzerland v England W 0-2 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
28 Mar 1956 Bulgaria v England L 2-1 UEFA U18 Group 1
12 May 1956 Ireland v England L 1-0 British Youth Championships
20 May 1956 Denmark v England W 1-2 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
13 Oct 1956 England v Switzerland D 2-2 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
07 Nov 1956 Belgium v England W 2-3 YOUTH CHALLENGE MATCH
15 Mar 1961 England v West Germany W 4-1 U23


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