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Gareth Barry

33-Year-Old Midfielder     Everton  Premier


England

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  11/30/2014
Birthdate:  February 23, 1981    
Nationality:  England    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  176 lbs    

November 11, 2014    Gareth Barry News

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Additional scans on Barry's injured ankle revealed no fractures, but he does have ligament damage that could keep him out for months, the club's official website reports.

Barry is still to undergo additional testing, with the club cautiously optimistic that he could return in weeks instead of months. Either way, he will not be playing for the Toffees in the short term, even with the international break to rest.

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Gareth Barry: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

November 10, 2014

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Everton manager Roberto Martinez tweeted that Barry did not suffer a broken leg as initially feared, but will have ankle damage assessed, reports Sky Sports.

Barry was stretchered off the field in the first half of their draw with Sunderland. Martinez expected the injury to be a broken tibia, however Barry's ankle appears to be the issue.

November 9, 2014

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Barry suffered a gruesome leg injury during Sunday's match against Sunderland and he is having X-rays done at the hospital to help determine the severity of the injury.

While he isn't a huge fantasy contributor, Barry is vital to the Everton midfield and will be a big hole to fill for the Toffees.

November 7, 2014

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Barry suffered a knock to his ankle during training Thursday and he will have a late fitness test ahead of Sunday's match at Sunderland.

Barry has been a very important player for Everton this season, but he plays a very defense role in the midfield, which hinders his fantasy production.

July 8, 2014

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Barry signed a three-year contract with Everton on Tuesday, the club's official web site reports.

Barry spent last season on loan at Everton from ManchesterCity, but now has a permanent stay at Goodison Park after an excellent 2013-14 campaign. He's a rock in the heart of the Everton midfield, although he's a fairly limited fantasy producer.

March 18, 2014

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Barry appears to be fine ahead of Saturday's match against Swansea City despite being on the receiving end of a rough tackle during last week's match against Cardiff City, reports The Daily Mail. The harsh challenge left marks on Barry, but he was able to complete the full 90 minutes and no damage was found upon examination.

Barry is currently tied for second on Everton with four assists on the season. He is a good bet to help the Everton attack from the midfield and usually finds himself in scoring chances.

January 11, 2014

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Barry arguably had his best game for Everton on Saturday, recording a goal in the 2-0 win over Norwich City.

Barry was great for Everton in all facets of the game. He not only scored the opening goal, but he helped to draw five free kicks throughout the game. Barry has been a great fill-in for Marouane Fellaini and he should continue to see quality minutes with performances likes these.

January 1, 2014

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Barry has returned from his one-match suspension for picking up five yellow cards, and is in the starting XI for Wednesday's match against Stoke City.

Barry has two goals and three assists this season, although he relies mostly on clean sheets to provide fantasy value.