Gareth Barry Used His 600th Appearance Bonus Fee To Help An Old Friend

Wednesday 14 December  2 Comments  [Jump to last]
Gareth Barry has provided a feel-good story to warm the hearts on a cold and miserable day when the world seems terrible.

The Everton midfielder has had a long career. He recently made (and scored on) his 600th appearance in the Premier League in September. He's only the third player reach that milestone, and was rewarded with a bonus of £20,000

Fans of Aston Villa in the mid 2000's will recall that Barry had a brilliant midfield partnership with Stiliyan Petrov.

The Bulgarian has recovered from leukemia to continue playing football. After his diagnosis, he set up the Stiliyan Petrov Foundation. And now they've received a considerable donation from Stan's ex-team mate.

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Ian Jones
1 Posted 23/12/2016 at 18:12:48
Great stuff from Gareth Barry... wonder what he'll donate on his 700th appearance?
John G Davies
2 Posted 23/12/2016 at 18:25:20

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