Paul Fairclough

Paul Fairclough is currently the Director of Football at Barnet and is also manager of the England C National Team.

He is vastly experienced within the game and he enjoyed success with Stevenage by winning a Conference title before taking charge at Underhill, where he has been associated with the club since 2004.

Currently, Fairclough is the Director of Football with The Bees overseeing youth development whilst also assisting the manager Mark Stimson.

Prior to Stimson's appointment, Fairclough took charge of the team temporarily towards the end of the 09/10 season, following the departure of Ian Hendon. He then successfully ensured the club's League Two status.

In 2004, during his first full season at Barnet, Fairclough led his side to promotion by winning the Conference, finishing some 12 points clear of their closest challengers with a vastly superior goal difference.

Since their promotion, Fairclough has help to establish the club in the Football League. In his first experience in League management Fairclough successfully fought off relegation back to the Conference. The campaign also saw Barnet take on Manchester United in the third round of the League Cup.

During the 2006/07 campaign, Fairclough guided Barnet to the 4th round of The FA Cup for the first time in the club's history and their league position also significantly improved, as they finished 14th.

The following season, Fairclough stepped down as manager to become Director of Football a position he still holds, whilst still maintaining his position with England C.

Honours (2)
  • personal-awards
    • Barnet:
      • Manager of the Month, Sky Bet League Two, (2007-09-01)
  • promotions
    • Barnet:
      • Promotion to Coca Cola League Two, (2005-05-15)
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