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Mario Balotelli landed himself in further controversy by taking the penalty kick from designated penalty-taker Jordan Henderson in Liverpool’s 1-0 win over Besiktas in the Europa League on Thursday.
The Italian was slammed by Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard who accused him of showing “disrespect” for going against...
Leighton Baines and Aiden McGeady are among eight Everton players not to have made the trip to Bern for Thursday's Europa League last-32 first leg against Young Boys.
As well as Baines and McGeady (both knee), the traveling party is also missing Leon Osman, Steven Pienaar and Arouna Kone – a trio in action for the under-21s side this week as they worked on their fitness – plus...
Baines sets new Premier League record - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After setting up Steven Naismith’s headed equaliser in Everton’s 1-1 draw at home to Manchester City on Saturday, Leighton Baines became the defender with the most assists in Premier League history.
It was Baines’ 45th recorded assist in just over 300 Premier League appearances for both Everton...
Leighton Baines has become the third player to withdraw from the England squad to face Slovenia and Scotland through injury.
Michael Carrick and Andros Townsend withdrew with groin and ankle problems earlier this week.
And just 24 hours before the Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia, Baines pulled out too.
A Football Association spokesman said: "Leighton Baines has withdrawn from...
England left back Leighton Baines has signed a new four-year contract with Everton, ending Manchester United's hopes of luring the defender to Old Trafford.
The 29-year-old Baines has established himself as one of the top attacking full backs in the country and was the subject of two bids from United during the last offseason.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez says that keeping...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2014
Everton are hopeful of agreeing a contract extension with Leighton Baines by the end of this week, according to Sky Sports sources.
Baines has 18 months left on his current contract and Everton boss Roberto Martinez is making the England left-back's new deal one of his top priorities.
Baines arrived at Goodison Park from Wigan in 2007 in a deal worth £6m.
His former boss at Everton...
Forget Baines & Coentrao! Manchester United want £18m Chelsea target - originally posted on Soccerlens.comWith Leighton Baines on the verge of signing a new deal at Everton, Man Utd have reportedly turned their attention to Sevilla left-back Alberto Moreno.
According to the Daily Mirror, David Moyes’ scouts have been watching the 21-year-old over the past few months, with...
Leighton Baines converted an injury-time penalty to earn Everton a 1-1 draw at Stoke on Wednesday as his side dropped out of the top four of the Premier League.
Everton enjoyed plenty of possession and Kevin Mirallas hit the woodwork twice in the first half before winger Oussama Assaidi, on loan from Liverpool, gave Stoke a 49th minute lead against the run of play.
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January 01, 2014
Leighton Baines scored an injury time penalty to earn Everton a 1-1 draw against Stoke at the Britannia Stadium on New Year's Day.
In a goalless first period, Kevin Mirallas hit a screamer against the bar and then saw a free-kick in stoppage time strike the post. It was Stoke who went ahead in the 49th minute when on-loan Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi collected the ball from...
No new Everton deal on the table for Utd target Baines - originally posted on Soccerlens.comEverton full-back Leighton Baines has not opened talks over a new deal at Goodison Park, it was revealed today.
The England international, linked strongly with Man Utd last summer, has only 18 months left to run on his current deal; with the Mirror reporting that there have been no steps...