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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1901

Current Division: EFL League Two
Home Stadium: Progression Solicitors Stadium (Holker Street)
Address: Wilkie Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 5UW

Nicknames: The Bluebirds, The Ziggers
Main Sponsors 2019/20: J F Hornby & Co
Club Mascot: Bluey the Bluebird

Official 2019/20 Kits by Joma


Barrow AFC - Official 2019/20 Home Kit

Blue and white gradient pattern shirt with blue sleeves and white trim. Blue shorts with white trim and detailing. White shorts with blue trim and detailing.


Barrow AFC - Official 2019/20 Away Kit

Mint green shirt with navy and white trim. Navy shorts with mint trim and white detailing. Navy socks with white detailing.

History and Honours

Stadium History

Progression Solicitors Stadium (Holker Street) (1909-Present) / View Stadium

Club Honours

National League Champions: 2019/20
Conference North Champions: 2014/15
Conference North Play-Off Winners: 2007/08
FA Trophy Winners: 1989/90, 2009/10
Lancashire Senior Cup Winners: 1954/55
Northern Premier League Champions: 1983/84, 1988/89, 1997/98
Lancashire Combination Division 1 Champions: 1920/21
Northern Premier President's Cup Winners: 2001/02, 2003/04
Lancashire Junior Cup Winners: 1980/81

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1st Team Squad 2019/20

Dior Angus (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Brad Barry (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Patrick Brough (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Connor Brown (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Joel Dixon (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Olly Dyson (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Matthew Elsdon (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Josh Granite (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Lewis Hardcastle (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Byron Harrison (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Jack Hindle (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Sam Hird (Defender) /  Soccerbase  
Dan Jones (Defender, On loan from Salford City) /  Soccerbase  
Josh Kay (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Morgan Penfold (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
Matthew Platt (Defender, On loan from Blackburn Rovers) /  Soccerbase  
Scott Quigley (Forward) /  Soccerbase  
John Rooney (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Luke Simpson (Goalkeeper) /  Soccerbase  
Jason Taylor (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Mark Waddington (Midfielder) /  Soccerbase  
Tom White (Midfielder, On loan from Blackburn Rovers) /  Soccerbase  

Club Staff


Chairman: Paul Hornby
Owners: Paul Hornby, Tony Shearer, Kristian Wilkes, Mark Hetherington
Directors: Tony Shearer, Kristian Wilkes, Mark Hetherington, Levi Gill, Russ Dodd, Sid Blain

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: David Dunn (Age 41 years) / Appointed 9th July 2020 (6 months, 11 days ago) /  Soccerbase  

Former Managers

Ian Evatt (Jun 2018-Jul 2020) /  Soccerbase  
Adrian Pennock (Oct 2017-Jun 2018) /  Soccerbase  
Mick Moore (Aug 2017-Oct 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Cox (Nov 2015-Aug 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Darren Edmondson (Dec 2013-Nov 2015) /  Soccerbase  
David Bayliss (Feb 2012-Nov 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Darren Sheridan (Joint Manager, Nov 2007-Feb 2012) /  Soccerbase  
David Bayliss (Joint Manager, Nov 2007-Feb 2012) /  Soccerbase  
Phil Wilson (Dec 2005-Nov 2007)
Lee Turnbull (May 2003-Nov 2005)
Kenny Lowe (Aug 1999-May 2003)
Shane Westley (Jan 1999-Jul 1999)
Owen Brown (Oct 1996-Jan 1999)
Mike Walsh (Mar 1996-Oct 1996) /  Soccerbase  
Tony Hesketh (Jun 1994-Mar 1996)
Mick Cloudsdale (Oct 1993-Jun 1994)
Richard Dinnis (Dec 1992-Oct 1993)
Graham Heathcote (May 1992-Dec 1992)
John King (Dec 1991-May 1992)
Ray Wilkie (Mar 1986-Nov 1991)
David Johnson (Oct 1985-Mar 1986)
Maurice Whittle (May 1985-Oct 1985)
Brian Kidd (Dec 1984-Apr 1985) /  Soccerbase  
Peter McDonnell (Jul 1984-Nov 1984)
Vic Halom (Jul 1983-May 1984) /  Soccerbase  
Micky Taylor (Nov 1979-May 1983)
Brian McManus (Jul 1977-Nov 1979)
Alan Coglan (Joint Manager, Feb 1977-Jul 1977)
Billy McAdams (Joint Manager, Feb 1977-Jul 1977)
Ron Yeats (Player/Manager, Dec 1975-Feb 1977)
Brian Arrowsmith (Player/Manager, Jul 1974-Nov 1975)
Peter Kane (Jul 1972-Jun 1974)
Jack Crompton (Dec 1971-Jun 1972)
Don McEvoy (Feb 1970-Nov 1971)
Norman Bodell (Mar 1969-Feb 1970)
Colin Appleton (Aug 1967-Jan 1969)
Don McEvoy (Jul 1964-Jul 1967)
Ron Staniforth (Player/Manager, Oct 1959-Jul 1964)
Bill Rogers (Aug 1959-Oct 1959)
Willie Brown (Jul 1958-Aug 1959)
Norman Dodgin (Jul 1957-May 1958)
Joe Harvey (Jul 1955-Jun 1957)
Jack Hacking (May 1949-May 1955)
Andy Beattie (Mar 1947-Apr 1949)
John Commins (Aug 1945-Mar 1947)
Fred Pentland (Jan 1938-Jun 1940)
James Y Bissett (Apr 1937-Dec 1937)
Tommy Lowes (May 1932-Apr 1937)
John Commins (Nov 1930-May 1932)
Tom Miller (Jun 1930-Nov 1930)
Andy Walker (Jan 1929-Jun 1930)
John Maconnachie (Oct 1927-Dec 1928)
William Dickinson (Feb 1926-Oct 1927)
J E Moralee (Apr 1923-Jan 1926)
Jimmy Atkinson (Aug 1922-Mar 1923)
William Dickinson (Jul 1920-May 1922)
John Parker (Jul 1913-Jul 1920)
Jas P Phillips (Sep 1909-Jul 1913)
Jacob Fletcher
Roger Charnley
Alec Craig
W Smith
E Freeland
Jacob Fletcher (Jul 1901-Apr 1904)

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Local Radio Stations

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