Nicknames: Bazza, Barry - O, Baz
Date Signed: 24/10/2003
Signed From: Athletico Priestwood
Registration No: 182
signed for the club's 2003-2004 season aiming to stamp his mark
in Manics history. The move to the club was always on the books,
as O'Connell has had strong links with the club since its early
O'Connell is an asset by his ability to hold the ball up well,
and he could be the perfect partner for others to play off.
In his first season for the club, O'Connell scored 9 goals in
total for the club, in just seven appearances; and played a part
in the Manics winning division 2 in 2003.
In his second season, O'Connell first began playing centre back
as Manics missed a committed centre back. But it was soon realised
that O'Connell was badly missed up front; after his game against
Birch Wanderers, O'Connell remained up front and netted a
total 17 goals in the remainder of the season, setting up another
Now O'Connell looks forward as he joins Bracknell Manics for his
third season as they enter the Premiership for the first time...
BMFC Man of
the match performances:
vs Ascot Utd - Result: Drew 3-3 /more...
[13th November 2005]
- League vs Dog & Duck Emmbrook - Result: Won 7-1
/more... [16th January 2005]
- League vs Downshire Arms - Result: Won 7-1 /more... [19th September 2004]
- LEAGUE: Manics 4 Reeves Rangers Seniors 0 /more... [07th March 2004]