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Royal Blue Mersey Jan 27, 2017
Everton risk their reputation on Jose Baxter

Everton risk their reputation on Jose Baxter

Midfielder given one last chance - and he must take it There’s no doubt that the shock return of former academy graduate Jose Baxter has sharply divided the fanbase. Some supporters have praised Everton’s compassion and understanding in giving the midfielder a chance to resurrect his career. Others feel Baxter is a troublemaker who doesn’t deserve special treatment. I can certainly understand the anger from some supporters regarding the Baxter deal. The 24-year-old is seen as a ‘bad egg’ having twice been banned for failed drugs tests and remains officially suspended until...
Royal Blue Mersey Jan 27, 2017
Everton offer former player chance at redemption

Everton offer former player chance at redemption

Former Academy graduate brought back into the fold The youngest player to have represented Everton in the Premier League is being given another chance to play for the Blues again. Jose Baxter, who made his senior debut at 16 years and 191 days, had left the club and fallen upon hard times leading to a suspension for drug use. Everton have offered Baxter a one-year contract to train with the Under-23 side as soon as his drug ban expires in June this year. Baxter, who was playing for Sheffield United in League One at the time, tested positive for cocaine in February 2016 and was banned by...
Liverpool Daily Post Jan 27, 2017
Jose Baxter - Everton man's career so far

Jose Baxter - Everton man's career so far

We look back at Baxters footballing career to date 
Liverpool Echo Jan 27, 2017
Everton comment: Jose Baxter's return shows Blues unrivalled compassion but questions remain

Everton comment: Jose Baxter's return shows Blues unrivalled compassion but questions remain

Baxter is serving 12 month drugs ban but will rejoin club in June
Liverpool Daily Post Jan 27, 2017
Everton make shock contract offer to former youngster

Everton make shock contract offer to former youngster

Baxter to rejoin Everton in June once his drugs suspension is lifted

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