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Frank Barrett (footballer)

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Full nameFrancis Barrett
Date of birth2 August 1872
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
Date of death22 March 1907(age 34)
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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Francis "Frank" Barrett (2 August 1872 22 March 1907) was a Scottish football goalkeeper. He was born in Dundee.

Barrett played for Dundee Harp before joining Dundee upon their foundation in 1893. While with the Dark Blues, he won two caps for Scotland in 1894 and 1895. In September 1896, he signed for Newton Heath. He made 132 appearances in his career at Newton Heath, scoring no goals. In May 1900, he left Newton Heath for New Brighton Tower. In 1901, he briefly returned to Manchester, making eight appearances for Manchester City. In 1903, he became one of the founding players of Aberdeen. He died in 1907, aged 35. After Barrett's death, Newton Heath (now Manchester United) gifted £35 to his widow.

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