Leighton Baines

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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The Thee Lions roared top of their World Cup qualifying group as boss Roy Hodgson got the ultimate cruise he dreamed of – against the ultimate whipping boys. Alessandro Della Valle’s own goal had sparked a five-goal feast before the break, rounded off by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Defoe, As...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 25th, 2012
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Robin van Persie and Shinji Kagawa got off the mark as Manchester United beat Fulham 3-2, while Tottenham were held 1-1 at home by West Brom. Video Highlights Sir Alex Ferguson responded to his side’s loss to Everton last week by dropping Wayne Rooney to the bench at the expense of Van Persie, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 20th, 2012
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Everton stunned Manchester United 1-0 thanks to a bullet header in the second half by Marouane Fellaini when both teams got their Premier League campaigns underway on Monday. Robin van Persie’s Manchester United debut ended in disappointment as Marouane Fellaini gave Everton a 1-0 win at Goodis...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2012
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Manchester United are reportedly considering an approach for Everton star Leighton Baines after Sir Alex Ferguson admitted he is in the market for a left-back. Ferguson offered Reserve team pair Robbie Brady and Tyler Blackett the chance to establish themselves as Patrice Evra’s understudy during pre...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2012
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Goodison Park Kick-off: 15.00 BST TV: Highlights BBC ONE Match of the Day Everton (Probable, 4-4-1-1): Howard; Hibbert, Jagielka, Heitinga, Distin; Osman, Gibson, Neville, Pienaar; Fellaini; Jelavic. Out: Baines, Rodwell (both hamstring), Drenthe (club suspension). Test: Osman (head). Fulham (probabl...
By benim
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Jan 20th, 2011
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Nigerian defender Taye Taiwo has yet again been linked with a move away from French side Olympique Marseille with reports emanating out of Europe suggesting that he could be on his way to the Portuguese league or the English Premier League. Reports from a host of Internet sites have it that English s...
By benim
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Jan 15th, 2011
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Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti has signalled a sea change in the club’s selection policy by admitting he will consider dropping Michael Essien. This comes after Ancelotti revealed that the champions’ most experienced players are no longer guaranteed a place in his first-choice team. Another player bei...
By benim
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Dec 5th, 2010
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Chelsea were given a huge helping hand by Manchester United old boy Phil Neville, but they still could not end their winless run as Arsenal moved to the top of the Premier League on Saturday. The defending champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Everton after Jermaine Beckford levelled Didier DrogbaR...
By benim
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Dec 5th, 2010
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Chelsea’s shocking mid-season slump continued after a late equaliser from Everton substitute Jermaine Beckford robbed them of the chance to go back to the top of the Premier League. Didier Drogba’s 41st minute penalty looked to have earned Chelsea all three points but Beckford headed a sh...
By benim
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Oct 23rd, 2010
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Tottenham Hotspur wasted the chance to bolster their top-four ambitions in the Premier League on Saturday when they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Everton. Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart scored his fifth goal in seven appearances for Tottenham with an unmissable tap-in after 20 minutes aft...