John Barnes started his professional career at Watford, he made his debut aged 17 as a substitute on 5 September 1981 in the Football League Second Division
Barnes left Watford to join Liverpool in 1987 for £900,000 after 233 league appearances scoring 65 goals
John Barnes was known as a quick and skillful left winger. Later, moving to central midfield.
Barnes was named the PFA Players' Player of the Year once (in 1987–88) and the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year twice
In 2016, The Times readers voted him England's greatest ever left-footed player
During his 19-year playing career he had multiple honours including, First Division Champions, FA Cup, League Cup and Community Shield