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 (1984-12-11) 11 December 1984 (age 38)[1]
Place of birth Kirkby, England
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[2]
Position(s) Left back
Club information
Current team
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
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 May 2012

Leighton Baines (born 11 December 1984) is a retired English footballer. He was known for his time at Everton and the England national football team.

Baines started his career with Wigan Athletic. He was a defender who plays on the left side. 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. He scored four times while at Wigan.

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". Archived from the original on 2016-01-12. Retrieved 2012-07-02.