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Royal Blue Mersey Aug 13, 2015

Injury blow for Everton with Leighton Baines possibly out until December

Left-back undergoes further ankle surgery Everton's difficult start to the season has just got a lot worse with the news that Leighton Baines is set to miss the majority of the year with an ankle injury. Baines underwent surgery on Thursday and will be sidelined out for between 12 and 14 weeks, potentially ruling him out until the start of the December. Baines first went under the knife in May to cure a long-standing ankle problem and sat out the final two games of the season. That was in the hope that 30-year-old would be fully fit in time for the new campaign. However, despite playing an...
Liverpool Echo Aug 13, 2015
Everton's Leighton Baines to miss up to 14 weeks after ankle surgery

Everton's Leighton Baines to miss up to 14 weeks after ankle surgery

Blues defender has gone under the knife for a second time after suffering ligament damage
Liverpool Daily Post Aug 13, 2015
Everton can't rule out fresh surgery for Leighton Baines

Everton can't rule out fresh surgery for Leighton Baines

Everton left-back could be facing another operation on injured ankle
Liverpool Echo Aug 11, 2015
Everton remain in dark over extent of Leighton Baines injury

Everton remain in dark over extent of Leighton Baines injury

Leighton Baines: Martinez confirms too early to know how long left-back will be out
Daily Telegraph Aug 9, 2015
Everton to show resolve over John Stones with Leighton Baines ruled out for three months

Everton to show resolve over John Stones with Leighton Baines ruled out for three months

Long-standing ankle injury rules left-back out for the start of the season, including some key England matches
Liverpool Daily Post Aug 8, 2015
Leighton Baines facing lengthy spell on sidelines is

Leighton Baines facing lengthy spell on sidelines is "real disaster" for Everton FC

Roberto Martinez laments as left-back injures same ankle that was operated on back in May
Royal Blue Mersey Aug 8, 2015

Leighton Baines ruled out by Everton

An ankle injury has caused Everton to sideline the full back before their match against Watford Everton gave supporters a rather unwelcome surprise today when they announced fullback Leighton Baines had suffered an ankle injury during training and would be ruled out for Saturday's season-opening match against Watford. And the club's official release gave supporters plenty of reason to fear that this will hardly be his only missed game from this injury. The knock is to the ankle Baines had surgery on in May, a procedure that forced him to miss the final two games of last...
Royal Blue Mersey Aug 6, 2015

Does Everton need to worry about Leighton Baines?

Taking a look at Everton's left back role ahead of the upcoming season. Current Players: Name Age Nationality 2014-2015 Apps Goals Assists Leighton Baines 30 England 37 3 13 Brendan Galloway 19 England/Zimbabwe 2 0 0 Departures: None Arrivals: None Returning Players: Everton only have two true left backs as part of the squad in veteran Leighton Baines and youngster Brendan Galloway. Baines managed 37 appearances in all competitions last season and he most certainly has the role locked down for this campaign. Baines did miss out on the last...

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