Barry Nicholson (born 24 August 1978 in Dumfries) joined Dunfermline from Rangers at the start of the 2000 -01 season.
As a boy Nicholson was a supporter who watched home town club Queen of the South with this father. From playing youth football in Dumfries he then joined Rangers. Limited appearances in Rangers' first team saw him join Dunfermline Athletic under the helm of Jimmy Calderwood.
Baz was great success at Dunfermline and played for them in the 2004 Scottish Cup Final against Celtic before being signed former boss Calderwood who had since moved to Pittodrie. Aberdeen were reported to have paid a fee of £250,000 in July 2005.
Made three international appearances while at Dunfermline against Poland, Latvia and Sweden.