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Michael Barron

Personal information
Full nameMichael Barron
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing positionRight back

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Michael “Mickey” Barron (born 22 December 1974 in Chester le Street) was a professional footballer after his retirement in 2008.

Micky Barron started his career at Middlesbrough. Despite spending 4 years at the club, Barron only made 3 appearances and found his chances of breaking into the first team limited. This forced Barron to look elsewhere and he was allowed to go on loan to Hartlepool United. Barron made his debut for Hartlepool against Carlisle United. During his loan spell Barron made 14 appearances. Middlesbrough then released Barron and he signed permanently for Hartlepool.

From 1999 to 2005, Barron has spent the majority of that term as club captain and made over 326 appearances for the club and has the eighth most total number of appearances for the club. . To celebrate 10 seasons with the club, a series of events were held such as testimonial dinner with Bobby Robson as guest speaker. However, Micky Barron could only attend the later stages of the dinner as he was involved in a reserve team match while trying to make his comeback from injury, and a testimonal against Leeds United which Hartlepool won 2-1. During his time on the sidelines, Micky Barron became a regular special guest commentator on Pool’s World, the Hartlepool United audio commentary service.Mickey Barron Signed a New contract in June 2007. . He retired at the end of the 2007-08 season, he is currently the Hartlepool youth team coach.

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