· Sam Cowler
The goalkeeper left, having only made two appearances last season, as back up to Graham Stack. The former West Ham youngster took to Twitter to share the news stating it was a “difficult decision to make but at the end of the day as a footballer I want to play games”.
· The official site showed off this gallery of images to show off the progress made at The Hive. While the turnstiles had been installed and the floodlights under construction, work was well underway in the East Stand and a members’ bar was even being built underneath the Main Stand.
· Davids was happy with the number and quality of the players retained but also stated he would be hoping for a few more additions come the beginning of the 2013/14 season.
· Two Spaniards in Luisma Villa and Roberto Casabella were on trial with the Bees and Fairclough sang their praises post Hendon. He kept quite tight-lipped about their future in black and amber, but said a decision would be made by the end of the month.
· The kits for the upcoming campaign were released: the traditional amber and black for the home kit, while the away strip’s purple and white.
09.07.13 – St. Albans City 1-3 Barnet (pre-season)
20.07.13 – Barnet 0-1 Ipswich Town (pre-season)
23.07.13 – Barnet 4-1 Hendon (pre-season)
27.07.13 – Barnet 1-4 MK Dons (pre-season)
30.07.13 – Hitchin Town 0-3 Barnet (pre-season)
|Barnet v Ipswich (pre-season)|
· Marciano Mengerink
The Dutch forward had been training with the Bees for over a month before putting pen to paper on a two-year deal, subject to international clearance. Joining from SDV Barneveld, he had previously worked with Schreuder.
· Luisma Villa
The 23-year-old had previously played in the third tier of Spanish football, but began his career at Racing Santander, where he even played 20 minutes against Barcelona! Having impressed pre-season, he signed alongside...
· Roberto Casabella
Another Spanish midfielder, Casabella most recently played for Moldovian side Milsami Orhei where he featured in the Europa League. As a youth player, the 26-year-old played for both Real Madrid and Atlético.
· Nick Jupp
The goalkeeper arrived on a short-term deal from St. Albans City, as back-up to Graham Stack.
· Dom Vose
Another Robson signing departs. The former West Ham youth player left by mutual consent with only two appearances in the black and amber to his name. He later joined Colchester United.
· George Sykes
The young striker departed on loan to Bishops Stortford in order to gain first team experience.
· Jamal Lowe
No stranger to a loan spell, Lowe joined Hitchin Town on a short-term deal.
· Elliot Johnson and Luke Gambin both signed extensions on their contracts. Both players broke into the first team last season, with Johnson becoming a regular in the Bees’ back four.
· The trio of international signings received international clearance ahead of the opening game against Chester.
· Jake Hyde and Keanu Marsh-Brown were called up to the England C team after a number of good performances in the opening handful of games. Hydey had scored five in five, while KMB had already chipped in with two goals.
03.08.13 – Barnet 1-2 AEL Limassol (pre-season)
10.08.13 – Barnet 3-0 Chester (Conference)
13.08.13 – Tamworth 0-0 Barnet (Conference)
17.08.13 – Gateshead 1-2 Barnet (Conference)
24.08.13 – Barnet 1-1 Nuneaton Town (Conference)
26.08.13 – Braintree Town 0-3 Barnet (Conference)
31.08.13 – Barnet 3-2 Hyde (Conference)
Played 6 – won 4 – drawn 2 – goals for 12 – goals against 4 – points 14
· Freddie Warren
The midfielder left for Canvey Island on a month’s loan
· Jake Hyde – the striker was sidelined for up to three weeks with a hamstring injury, sustained in the game against Lincoln.
07.09.13 – FC Halifax Town 2-1 Barnet (Conference)
14.09.13 – Barnet 1-1 Lincoln City (Conference)
17.09.13 – Aldershot Town 3-3 Barnet (Conference)
21.09.13 – Alfreton Town 3-1 Barnet (Conference)
24.09.13 – Barnet 1-2 Macclesfield Town (Conference)
28.09.13 – Barnet 3-1 Salisbury City (Conference)
Played 6 – won 1 – lost 3 – drawn 2 – goals for 10 – goals against 12 – points 5