Was an English cricketer, who played internationally once for Hong Kong. John Barclay was born in Bonn, Germany. He was educated at Eton and was an acclaimed schoolboy cricketer. He was honoured by The Cricket Society and he made his first-class debut for Sussex, while still at school in 1970. He also bowled off-spin, dismissing Ian Botham and Viv Richards several times. He succeeded Arnold Long as the County Captain of Sussex CCC in 1981 and led the team to second place in the County Championship. He has been a successful tour manager, as he took the England Under-19's, the England A's and also managed the England team for two tours. He briefly returned to management recently with the blind team, but he is now working for the MCC and running a charity, the Arundel Castle Cricket Foundation for young cricketers and underprivileged children in Arundel, West Sussex. He holds a number of posts, such as President of the Cricket Society and the English Schools Cricket Association, Chairman of the Sussex Cricket Board and Chairman of Cricket for Sussex CCC. He is currently President of the Marylebone Cricket Club for 2009/2010.