As a gifted professional football player, Graham Barrett started learning football when he was young. Graham Barrett was born in Dublin, Ireland on 6 Oct., 1981. He started his playing career with Arsenal, in which he won the FA Youth Cup. In 1998, he signed his first professional contract with Arsenal. After accomplishing his debut for the Gunners as a substitute, he also featured as a substitute at a match against Sunderland.
In 2003, he bid a farewell to Highbury, and then signed a three-year contract with Coventry City on 30 May. But in this period, he was still haunted by injuries while he made 32 league starts and 23 substitute appearances. In March 2005, Graham Barrett became a member of Sheffield Wednesday on the loan deadline day.
He transferred to Falkirk by a two-year contract with Scottish side. After the end of cooperation with Coventry in August 2006. Unfortunately, Barrett suffered further injuries in October 2006. So, a knee operation has to be conducted in short time. After recovering from his knee injuries, he sign a one-year contract extension in March 2008.
For his eminent experiences, outstanding competence, unremitting efforts, dynamic energy and the like, Barrett has participated in many matches on behalf of the Republic of Ireland. He earned 24 caps to play for the Ireland national football team while scoring five goals for the Irish U21.