Gareth Barry – 632 not out

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WEST BROM’S Gareth Barry clocked up his 632nd Pre­mier League ap­pear­ance yes­ter­day – draw­ing level with Ryan Giggs as the Pre­mier League’s lead­ing ap­pear­ance maker.

The mid­fielder played 90 min­utes as the Bag­gies drew 0-0 with West Ham. Barry, 36, made his top-flight de­but in May 1998 when he re­placed Ian Tay­lor in a 3-1 win over Sh­effield Wed­nes­day. Since then he has be­come one of the JUR­GEN KLOPP ended a frus­trat­ing week for Liver­pool by ad­mit­ting: “I’m not in a per­fect mood.”

A 5-0 de­feat by Man City last Satur­day and a mid­week draw at home against Sevilla in the Cham­pi­ons League were fol­lowed by a stale­mate against Burn­ley at An­field yes­ter­day.

Liver­pool’s 125th an­niver­sary game fin­ished 1-1 and Kop boss Klopp said: “Lots of the parts of the game I was happy with – proper foot­ball.

“But we didn’t fin­ish it off. Re­sults-wise it’s been a frus­trat­ing week.

“I can’t feel pos­i­tiv­ity to­day but I will to­mor­row be­cause of our foot­ball. We could have Pre­mier League’s most re­li­able per­fomers dur­ing spells with Manch­ester City, Ever­ton and the Bag­gies.

He was an FA Cup win­ner with City in 2011 and won the Pre­mier League the next sea­son.

Not known for his goalscor­ing, the Hast­ings-born star has still pitched in with 52 league goals for his four clubs.

Frank Lam­pard is the next on the list af­ter Barry and Giggs, with 609 ap­pear­ances.

The next high­est to­tal of a player still in the

MR AN­GRY: Klopp was a frus­trated man on the touch­line ■ MOD­ERN MAN: Barry against West Ham top flight is 479 – Man United’s Michael Car­rick.

Bag­gies boss Tony Pulis said: “From the out­side, over the years, I’ve al­ways been a great ad­mirer.

“Him com­ing into the foot­ball club, you re­alise the ded­i­ca­tion and his ap­pli­ca­tion to­wards his pro­fes­sion is ab­so­lutely fan­tas­tic.” ■ START­ING OUT: Barry back in 1998

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