FC Agency signs young keeper Jonathan Barber

FC Agency signs young keeper Jonathan Barber

By Full Contact News and Views


JBarberFull Contact have today signed young Hartlepool United goalkeeper Jonathan Barber as their latest client.

Jonathan, 18, is currently a scholar at Hartlepool United but has already appeared as a first team substitute on three occasions. He comes from good keeper stock; his father being Fred Barber who made nearly 400 Football League appearances and who post retirement has gone on to become a renowned keeper coach and talent spotter.

Jonathan, in working with his father’s goalkeeper training courses, is no stranger to a number of other Full Contact goalkeeper clients such as Reice Charles-Cook, Jay Lynch and Sascha Studer and has impressed at Hartlepool since leaving Bury earlier in 2014.

Lee Payne, head of Full Contact’s agency team, said “Jonathan is a young keeper we have been close to for a while now, and I’ve seen a fair bit of him.  He has tremendous attributes and the fact he has got close to the first team in the Football League, whilst still a scholar, speaks volume. He has inherited from his father Fred a tremendous attitude and work-rate, and has a real chance. We are delighted to welcome him to the Full Contact stable.”






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