Harry Baker (footballer)

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Harry Baker
Personal information
Full name Harry Kenneth Baker[1]
Date of birth (1990-09-20) 20 September 1990 (age 24)[1]
Place of birth Bexleyheath, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bishop's Stortford
Youth career
000?–2008 Leyton Orient
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Leyton Orient 7 (0)
2010 Grays Athletic (loan) 4 (0)
2010–2012 Dover Athletic 57 (12)
2012 Welling United 21 (3)
2012–2014 Bishop's Stortford 63 (1)
2014– Billericay Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:49, 19 September 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Harry Kenneth Baker (born 20 September 1990 in Bexleyheath, London) is an English footballer, currently playing for Billericay Town in the Isthmian League.

Career[edit]

Baker made his professional debut on 7 October 2008 in Leyton Orient's Football League Trophy defeat against Brighton & Hove Albion, which was concluded in a penalty shootout.[2]

On 12 January 2010, he joined Grays Athletic on loan, and stayed with the Essex club until 11 February.[3] He was unable to secure a regular place in the first team on his return to Orient, and was released by manager Russell Slade on 9 May 2010.[4]

Baker joined Dover Athletic on 6 August.[5] He made his debut in the 2–2 draw with Welling United on 17 August,[6] and scored his first goal for Dover in the 6–3 victory over Farnborough on 18 September.[7]

Baker signed for Welling United in January 2012, scoring on his debut in the 3–1 league win over Havant & Waterlooville on 21 February.[8]

He signed for then Conference North club Bishop's Stortford in November 2012,[9] where he has played in a variety of positions.[10] In 2014 he signed for Isthmian League Premier Division side Billericay Town.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2009). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2009–10. Mainstream Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84596-474-0. 
  2. ^ "Brighton 2–2 Leyton O (5–4 pens)". BBC Sport. 7 October 2008. 
  3. ^ "Baker joins Grays on loan". Leyton Orient F.C. 12 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "O's release seven". LeytonOrient.com. 9 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Four Blimey...". Dover Athletic F.C. 6 August 2010. 
  6. ^ "Birchall secures Kent derby draw". Dover Athletic F.C. 17 August 2010. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  7. ^ "Six of the best from Dover". Dover Athletic F.C. 18 September 2010. Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  8. ^ "Harry Baker stats for Welling United". Welling United F.C. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  9. ^ "Bishops swoop for winger Baker". Blue Square South]. 6 November 2012. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "Baker: 'I'm happy to be Bishop's Stortford's Mr Versatile'". Herts and Essex Observer. 1 February 2014. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "Blues bring in Baker". Billericay Town F.C. 19 September 2014. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 

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