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A-Z | Tyrone Barnett

31 March 2016

We got to know the Blues striker a little better with the help of our A-Z feature

A: Away – What is your favourite away ground that you’ve played at?

The Stadium of Light at Sunderland.

B: Banter – Who has the best banter in the squad?

Probably Timms (Michael Timlin).

C: Club – What football team do you support?

Aston Villa.

D: Dining - What would be your last three course meal?

Calamari to start, probably salmon for my main and brownies and ice cream for dessert.

E: Evenings - Do you prefer a quiet night in or a night out with the lads?

In case my Mrs sees this, I’ll say a quiet night in!

F: Foreign - What is your favourite holiday destination?


G: Game - What has been your favourite football game that you’ve ever played in?

When I was at Peterborough United when we played away at Sunderland in the League Cup.

 H: Hobbies – What do you like to get up to away from football?

I just like to chill with my family and friends, and play a bit of playstation.
I: Idol – Who was your favourite footballer growing up as a youngster?

Les Ferdinand.

J: Jobs - Have you worked as anything other than a footballer?

Yes, I’ve had a few. I’ve been a van driver and worked in a call centre amongst other things.
K: Kid – What were you like as a young boy?

I was just football mad.

L: Loath – What annoys you the most?

Long journeys.

M: Music – What sort of music are you into and what your favourite ever tune?

I’m into a bit of everything, R&B mostly though. My favourite ever song would have to be a Barry White song.

N: Nickname – What’s the best nickname you’ve ever come across in your footballing career?

‘Pants’ - for a lad I played with that never used to wear any.

O: Optimism – What would you like to achieve in your career/life?

In my career I’d just like to play for as long as I can. I started professionally late so I just want to keep going for as long as possible.

P:  Pets – Do you have any pets?


Q: Quality – Who’s the best player you’ve played with/against?

The best player I played with is Lee Tomlin at Peterborough United.

R: Rapid – Who’s the quickest player you’ve played with/against?

Emile Sinclair, who I have played with.

S: Strange – What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever seen?

I went on holiday to Tenerife, and there was a Zoo there and I saw some pretty wild things.

T: Television – What do you like to watch on TV?

I like to watch a good film.

U: Unknown – Tell us something people wouldn’t know about you?

I like astronomy.

V: Video Game – Do you own a games console?

I have a PS4.

W: World – Where would you most like to visit in your life?

Outer Space.

X: Xylophone – Can you play any musical instruments?

No, but I want to learn to play the piano.

Y: Yikes – What is your biggest fear?


Z: Zodiac – What is your star sign?


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