1. 6 Players Who Can Help Restore Chelsea's English Backbone

    Jose Mourinho is proud of his many achievements in management, notably his ability to build success around indigenous talent...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 1 month ago 11,996 reads 39 comments

  2. Uruguay vs. England: Three Lions Players Who Must Improve on Opening Performance

    After a crushing loss to Italy in their first game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, England looks to gain three points against an Uruguay squad coming off a similar defeat at the hands of Costa Rica...

    Ashkan Kargaran Written by Ashkan Kargaran about 2 months ago 861 reads 1 comments

  3. Leighton Baines Is Under Plenty of Pressure for England at the World Cup

    The inclusion of Leighton Baines in the England squad was not something that generated an enormous amount of controversy. After a couple of outstanding seasons for Everton , he was always going to be on the plane...

    Nick  Miller Written by Nick Miller about 3 months ago 2,991 reads 11 comments

  4. 5 Reasons Why England Must Start Leighton Baines Ahead of Luke Shaw

    One of Roy Hodgson's toughest selection policies at this summer's World Cup will be at left-back, with England possessing two excellent options...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 3 months ago 2,111 reads 6 comments

  5. Who Is Better: Patrice Evra or Leighton Baines?

    Patrice Evra and Leighton Baines meet tomorrow as Manchester United take on Everton , but of the two attack-minded left-backs, who is better? First of all, a declaration of bias...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 4 months ago 5,792 reads 32 comments

  6. Adidas 'Unlock the Game' Advert Stars Luis Suarez, Juan Mata and More

    Luis Suarez , Juan Mata , Leighton Baines and Aaron Ramsey are amongst the stars of Adidas' latest "Unlock the Game" advert. The 70-second spot features the Premier League stars at practice, mixing tactics sketches and lines with real life...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 4 months ago 15,861 reads 13 comments

  7. Leighton Baines Must Start at World Cup, but Ross Barkley Better off the Bench

    Everton will provide England with key personnel at World Cup 2014. Phil Jagielka seems assured of a place in defence while Leighton Baines is fighting Ashley Cole to start at left-back...

    Matt Cheetham Written by Matt Cheetham about 5 months ago 1,046 reads 2 comments

  8. Everton's Improvement Under Roberto Martinez Offers Great Hope

    Going on just the numbers, Everton are more or less the same as they were at this stage last season. Now, they are fifth with 45 points—after 24 games last season they were fifth with 41 points...

    Nick  Miller Written by Nick Miller about 7 months ago 4,028 reads 6 comments

  9. Analysing the Impact of Leighton Baines' New Contract with Everton

    After several months of speculation and a transfer chase headed up by former manager David Moyes , Everton left-back Leighton Baines has committed his future to the club by signing a new contract ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 months ago 2,766 reads 8 comments

  10. Leighton Baines Signs New Everton Contract to End Manchester United Talk

    Everton defender Leighton Baines has pledged his long-term future to the club by signing a new contract, ending links with Manchester United...

    Michael Wade Written by Michael Wade about 7 months ago 4,219 reads 9 comments

  11. Dani Alves and the Top 20 Buccaneering Full-Backs in World Football

    This article profiles the 20 best buccaneering full-backs in world football today. This signifier is perhaps an over-used epithet, but its casual usage doesn’t change the joy ...

    Ed Dove Written by Ed Dove about 7 months ago 41,252 reads 88 comments

  12. Manchester United Transfer News: Alternative Targets to Leighton Baines

    Manchester United 's hopes of signing Leighton Baines from Everton have been dealt a strong blow with the news that he is likely to sign a new contract with the Toffees...

    Michael Wade Written by Michael Wade about 7 months ago 5,070 reads 9 comments

  13. Manchester United Transfer News: Leighton Baines Contract Delay Offers Hope

    Manchester United have been given hope in their long-standing pursuit of Everton defender Leighton Baines with the revelation that Everton are yet to begin contract discussions with the England international...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 8 months ago 12,631 reads 23 comments

  14. Manchester United Transfer Rumours: Alex Sandro Superior to Leighton Baines

    Manchester United's rumoured pursuit of Alex Sandro should be welcomed by the club's supporters. The Porto left-back, who has become a first-team regular since moving to the Estadio ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 8 months ago 3,247 reads 0 comments

  15. Everton Won't Rush New Leighton Baines Contract Amid Manchester United Talk

    Everton boss Roberto Martinez has suggested the club won't use Leighton Baines ' recent injury as an excuse to offer the Manchester United target a new contract...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 9 months ago 1,194 reads 0 comments

  16. Why Manchester United Don't Need to Sign Leighton Baines

    Let’s get one thing straight: Leighton Baines is a fantastic player and is good enough to join Manchester United . The fact is, however, that Baines is an unnecessary signing because the options at left-back are good enough already...

    Chris Fleming Written by Chris Fleming about 9 months ago 3,375 reads 54 comments

  17. Leighton Baines Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of November 25

    Welcome to the return of Bleacher Report's Transfer Trackers. This version will focus on a name bandied about most gossip columns for the duration of the summer: Everton 's Leighton Baines ...

    Matt Cheetham Written by Matt Cheetham about 9 months ago 990 reads 0 comments

  18. Why It Is Time for Leighton Baines to Replace Patrice Evra at Manchester United

    Patrice Evra is the unlikely hero to many Manchester United fans. When he signed for a bargain price of £5.5 million from Monaco in the winter of 2006, many fans knew very little about him...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 9 months ago 6,957 reads 86 comments

  19. Manchester United Reportedly Dealt Leighton Baines Transfer Blow by Everton

    Manchester United boss David Moyes will only land Leighton Baines if he decides to spend £20 million on the Everton defender, according to local reports...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 9 months ago 15,092 reads 67 comments

  20. Manchester United Transfer News: 5 Potential January Targets

    With January fast approaching, David Moyes will be assessing his options for the upcoming transfer window. Manchester United have made a steady start to the Premier League season, but the right signing could prove critical in any future title race...

    Chris Linnell Written by Chris Linnell about 9 months ago 38,520 reads 65 comments

  21. Paper Review: England Reaction, Man Utd Still Chasing Leighton Baines

    The fallout from England's defeat by Chile in an international friendly dominated the sports headlines on Saturday. Newspaper writers were not impressed by the performance of Roy Hodgson 's team in the 2-0 loss to the South Americans...

    Ian Rodgers Written by Ian Rodgers about 9 months ago 10,478 reads 9 comments

  22. Why Leighton Baines Must Stay at Everton This January

    Manchester United spent most of the summer transfer window aggressively pursuing Leighton Baines . Numerous bids were lodged, but none came close to the Toffees' valuation, ...

    Matt Cheetham Written by Matt Cheetham about 9 months ago 1,511 reads 3 comments

  23. Leighton Baines Won't Leave Everton for Manchester United, Says Roberto Martinez

    Roberto Martinez has poured scorn on reports that Leighton Baines will join Manchester United in January, addressing the topic in Friday’s press conference...

    Ben Blackmore Written by Ben Blackmore about 10 months ago 10,792 reads 26 comments

  24. Leighton Baines Reportedly Set to Join Manchester United in January

    Manchester United will secure the signing of Everton left-back Leighton Baines for a fee of £15 million in January, according to the Daily Star 's Jack Wilson ...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 10 months ago 22,516 reads 83 comments

  25. Leighton Baines Must Remain a Key Attacking Threat for Everton

    After several years of routinely exceptional play for Everton , Leighton Baines seems closer than ever to finally making England's No. 3 jersey his own...

    Matt Cheetham Written by Matt Cheetham about 10 months ago 1,022 reads 7 comments