Dumbarton Football Club - Sons of the Rock 1872

Barry Smith

Assistant Manager

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Biography

Barry will be Dumbarton's assistant manager until the end of the season, having agreed to take the post on January 27.

The 45 year-old Paisley man was most recently assistant manager of Forfar Athletic and last season was manager of Brechin City. Other clubs he has managed in his own right include East Fife, Alloa Athletic and Dundee.

Barry replaces Craig McPherson, who has taken up a role with Rangers' youth academy.

Manager Jim Duffy said: "This was an appointment we had to make quickly and we're very pleased to have somebody of Barry's experience on board."

As a player he played in the right back, centre back, and defensive midfielder roles for Celtic, Dundee, Valur, Partick Thistle, Greenock Morton and Brechin City.

He was admitted into Dundee's Hall of Fame having made 400 appearances for the club.

 


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