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Southend United FC Player Profiles

Posted 5th August 2016 at 09:47 pm

After two seasons back at the club, Barrett was named as Club Captain for the 2016/17 campaign.

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An experienced defender, Adam returned to Roots Hall in January 2015 for a second spell after securing his departure from League One outfit Gillingham.

Born in Dagenham, self-confessed Blues fan Barrett began his career with Leyton Orient, but failed to make an appearance for the O’s and moved on to sign for Plymouth Argyle, spending the 1999-2000 season with the Pilgrims.

In 2000 he moved to Mansfield Town and then spent two years at Bristol Rovers before joining Southend in 2004. He helped the Blues from League Two to the Championship during a six-year stay at Roots Hall, and played over 250 times for the Club before signing for Crystal Palace.

Barrett has also played for the likes of Leyton Orient (loan), Bournemouth, Gillingham and AFC Wimbledon prior to returning to Southend.

After two seasons back at the club, the first of which the defender helped Blues achieve promotion back to League One, Barrett was named as Club Captain for the 2016/17 campaign.

Career History