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Barry Quinn

Personal information
Full nameBarry Scott Quinn
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing positionDefender

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Barry Scott Quinn (born 9 May 1979 in Dublin, Ireland) is an Irish footballer, currently out of contract. His position is Defender

Quinn was signed up by Coventry City in August 1996 as a trainee from Manortown United. He went on to appear seventy-four times for the club. In the 2004 January transfer window, he was loaned out to Rushden & Diamonds, who at the time were playing in League One. After appearing four times for Rushden, Quinn returned to Coventry, where he was released. He has won 5 caps at international level for the Republic of Ireland.

He signed for Oxford United in May 2004 on a free transfer. In 2006-07 season he won the Player's Player of the Year award after a highly consistent year. Shortly after receiving the reward, manager Jim Smith informed Oxford United fans that Barry was to take the captains armband for the following season. On 30 April 2009, after 199 appearances in his 2 spells at Oxford United, the club announced that Quinn had been released and would not be offered a new deal.

He also had a share in the company GQL which owned a Bar/Restaurant in Coventry City Centre, this was then placed into administration as it did not generate enough revenue it was later liquidated.

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