Leighton Baines

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Leighton Baines
Leighton Baines throw-in.jpg
Baines playing for Everton
Personal information
Full name Leighton John Baines[1]
Date of birth 11 December 1984 (1984-12-11) (age 29)[1]
Place of birth Kirkby, England
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[2]
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current club Everton
Number 3
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2007 Wigan Athletic 145 (4)
2007– Everton 161 (11)
National team
2004–2007 England U21 16 (1)
2010– England 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of match played 13 May 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 May 2012

Leighton Baines (born 11 December 1984) is an English footballer who plays for Everton and the England national football team.

He started his career with Wigan Athletic. He is a defender who plays on the left side but has not played many games because of injuries. He wears the number 3 on his Everton shirt. He has played for England at under-21 and senior levels. He has scored only one goal while playing for England and scored four times while at Wigan. He is yet to score for Everton.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946–2005. Queen Anne Press. p. 36. ISBN 1-85291-665-6 .
  2. "Leighton Baines Official Profile at Everton FC". http://www.evertonfc.com/player-profile/leighton-baines.