Lee Baxter

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Lee Baxter
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Personal information
Full name Lee Stuart Baxter
Date of birth (1976-06-17) 17 June 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Helsingborg, Sweden
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
AGF (GK coach)
Youth career
1990–1992 Blackburn Rovers
1992 BK Astrio
1993–1994 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–1997 Vissel Kobe 0 (0)
1997–1998 Rangers 0 (0)
1998–2001 AIK 8 (0)
2001–2003 Malmö FF 17 (0)
2003–2004 Sheffield United 1 (0)
2004 IFK Göteborg 0 (0)
2004–2005 Bodens BK 17 (0)
2005–2006 Malmö FF 0 (0)
2006–2007 Landskrona BoIS 41 (0)
2007–2008 AIK 11 (0)
Total 487 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2015 AIK (goalkeeper coach)[1]
2015–2016 Gençlerbirliği (goalkeeper coach)[2]
2016 SuperSport United (goalkeeper coach)
2016– AGF (goalkeeper coach)[3]

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Lee Baxter (born 17 June 1976) is a Scottish-Swedish football goalkeeper who has played for clubs in Sweden and England.[4]

He moved from Malmö FF to Sheffield United in 2003, to cover a goalkeeping crisis. His only appearance was The Blades Football League match against Burnley on 6 December 2003. He was deemed to be at fault for two of the goals and was subbed at half time.[5]

Baxter who was an excellent free kick and penalty taker, only played for Sheffield United, before moving back to Sweden with IFK Gothenburg.[4]

He is the son of a football manager Stuart Baxter.

Following his playing career, he took on the role of goalkeeper coach at AIK. In 2015 he moved to Turkish Super Lig team, Gençlerbirliği S.K. His time at the club was cut short, following the dismissal of the head coach.[6] Currently he is working as the Head Goalkeeper coach at Supersport United, in the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL).[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lee Baxter blir målvaktstränare". sydsvenskan.se. Retrieved 7 November 2007. 
  2. ^ "Återförenas: Nu flyttar ytterligare en Baxter till Turkiet". fotbolldirekt.se. Retrieved 27 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Baxter ny målmandstræner i AGF". bold.dk. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "SHEFFIELD UNITED : 1946/47 - 2011/12". Post War Football League Player Statistics. Neil Brown. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  5. ^ Martin Blackburn (8 December 2003). "Baxter blunders prove Burnley's saving grace". The Guardian (Guardian News and Media). Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  6. ^ www.realnet.co.uk. "Stuart Baxter reflects on Genclerbirligi sacking". Kick Off. Retrieved 2016-04-18. 
  7. ^ "Lee Baxter Has Joined SuperSport United As Goalkeeper Coach". www.soccerladuma.co.za. Retrieved 2016-04-18.