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 23)[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– Bishop's Stortford 59 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 April 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Harry Kenneth Baker (born 20 September 1990 in Bexleyheath, London) is an English professional footballer, currently playing for Bishop's Stortford in the Conference South.

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

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. 

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