Barry Lewtas, U21 head coach - Liverpool FC
U21 head coach
Barry Lewtas took over as Liverpool FC U21s (then U23s) head coach in May 2020, a role which had been vacated by Neil Critchley's departure to Blackpool.
Barry joined Liverpool in 2013 after working previously at Wigan Athletic and Bolton Wanderers.
He arrived at Wigan in 2003 to work in their Centre of Excellence, where he coached players aged 10-13. He then moved to Bolton in 2007 to work at their academy, working with boys aged 11-14 for six seasons.
In 2013, Barry made the move to Liverpool to take the U12 group at the Kirkby Academy, and he then progressed to head up the U16s. Lewtas was promoted to take charge of the U18s in July 2018, filling the role that had been held by Steven Gerrard.
In his first season with the U18s, Lewtas led the te...
ReactionBarry Lewtas on U21s' EFL Trophy win at Morecambe: 'The boys were brilliant'. Barry Lewtas was delighted with his Liverpool U21s side after a superb performance to beat League Two's Morecambe 3-0 in the EFL Trophy on Tuesday night.
AcademyBarry Lewtas on EFL Trophy importance, Paul Glatzel return and Jay Spearing influence. Barry Lewtas is relishing this year's EFL Trophy competition and believes his young side can take many important lessons from participating in it.
AcademyU21s preview: Kone-Doherty's development, Stephenson's leadership and Saints test. Barry Lewtas believes Trent Kone-Doherty will have learned a lot from his exciting Premier League 2 debut for Liverpool U21s at Derby County last Friday.
AcademyU21s match report: Trent Kone-Doherty scores as Liverpool draw with Derby in PL2. Trent Kone-Doherty was on the scoresheet as Liverpool U21s played out a 1-1 draw with Derby County in Premier League 2 on Friday night.
AcademyLewtas reacts to mini-derby win: 'Our pressing and counter-pressing was magnificent'. Barry Lewtas gave special praise to his Liverpool U21s side after a dominant 4-0 win over Everton in their Premier League 2 opener on Monday night.