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Formed in 1888, the North London club worked their way through The Athenian and Isthmian Leagues building a reputation as one of the country’s top Amateur Clubs before turning professional in 1965 and eventually joining the Conference from The Southern League in 1979.

Barry Fry took over as manager in 1980 and became a very important driving force behind the club’s challenge for a Football League place, which was eventually achieved in 1991.

‘The Bees’ immediately experienced two promotions and a relegation, but then settled down in Division Three for seven seasons. Barnet then returned for four years in the Conference, before Paul Fairclough led the club back to the Football League in 2005.

Sadly, the club’s future has often appeared to be linked with the problems regarding their ground at Underhill Stadium and now back in the Conference, perhaps Barnet can once again build that special reputation as an attractive footballing club in a special home of their own. 


Club Factfile

Previous Name(s):
New Barnet 1885-88. Barnet 1888-1902 (folded). Barnet Alston 1904-19.
The Hive, Camrose Avenue, Edgware, Middlesex, HA8 6AG
020 8381 3800
Leave M1 at junction 4, take the A41 towards Edgware, at the first roundabout turn right on to the A410 towards Stanmore (London Road), pass the Stanmore Tube Station on your left, at the next set of lights, turn left on the A4140 (Marsh Lane into Honeypot Lane) towards Queensbury/Kingsbury after approx 2 miles turn left at the roundabout by the Tesco petrol station in to Taunton Way, then Camrose Avenue, The Hive is on your left hand side.
Most Recent Senior Honour:
Football Conference 2004-05

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Club History

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1977-1978Southern League Premier Division7thB.Meadows
1978-1979Southern League Premier Division13thB.Meadows
1979-1980 Alliance Premier League17thB.Meadows
1980-1981Alliance Premier League17thBarry Fry
1981-1982Alliance Premier League18thBarry Fry
1982-1983Alliance Premier League15thBarry Fry
1983-1984Alliance Premier League9thBarry Fry
1984-1985Alliance Premier League15thBarry Fry
1985-1986Gola League14thBarry Fry
1986-1987GM Vauxhall Conference2ndBarry Fry
1987-1988GM Vauxhall Conference2ndBarry Fry
1988-1989GM Vauxhall Conference8thBarry Fry
1989-1990GM Vauxhall Conference2ndBarry Fry
1990-1991GM Vauxhall Conference1stBarry Fry
1991-1992Football League Division Four
1992-1993Football League Division Three3rd
1993-1994Football League Division Two24th
1994-1995Football League Division Three12th
1995-1996Football League Division Three8th
1996-1997Football League Division Three15th
1997-1998Football League Division Three7th
1998-1999Football League Division Three16th
1999-2000Football League Division Three6th
2000-2001Football League Division Three24th
2001-2002Football Conference5thJohn Still
2002-2003Football Conference11thJohn Still & Peter Shreeves
2003-2004Football Conference4thMartin Allen /Paul Fairclough
2004-2005Football Conference1stPaul Fairclough.
2005-2006 Football League Division Four
2006-2007Football League Division Four
2007-2008Football League Division Four
2008-2009Football League Division Four
2009-2010Football League Division Four
2010-2011Football League Division Four
2011-2012Football League Division Four
2012-2013Football League Division Four
2013-2014Conference Premier8thMark Robson

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