Barnes, Stan





Biographical Text

Having earlier appeared for Exeter City's reserves Stan Barnes was a wartime guest player for the club during 1944/45 when, as the situation eased, a number of games were organised to constitute the first football played by the club since 1939. He had played for City's reserves before the war ahead of signing for Clapton Orient. 

He had played for Exeter City reserves before signing for Clapton Orient for the 1938/39 season. Having guested for several clubs in the London area he appeared for the Grecians against Plymouth Argyle in April 1945.

Appearing again for the reserves in 1946/47, Stan had a spell with Gravesend and Northfleet before briefly returning to St James' Park ahead of moving back to his native Tyneside.



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