Leigh Mills

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Leigh Mills
Personal information
Full name Leigh Mills[1]
Date of birth (1988-02-08) 8 February 1988 (age 29)[1]
Place of birth Winchester, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Blackfield & Langley
Youth career
2004 Swindon Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2009 Tottenham Hotspur 0 (0)
2008 Brentford (loan) 8 (5)
2008 Gillingham (loan) 12 (3)
2010–2012 Winchester City 75 (21)
2012–2013 Eastleigh 9 (8)
2013 Blackfield & Langley 20 (3)
2013– Winchester City 34 (8)
National team
2003 England U16 1 (0)
2004–2005 England U17 11 (0)
2005 England U18 1 (0)
2006 England U19 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:05, 5 May 2013 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:07, 11 May 2012 (UTC)

Leigh Mills (born 8 February 1988) is an English professional footballer who currently plays at left back for Winchester City.

Career[edit]

Tottenham Hotspur[edit]

Mills started his career as a youth team player at Swindon Town but was signed by Tottenham Hotspur as a 16-year-old in 2004 before he had made a single league appearance for the Robins.[2]

Mills joined Brentford in a season-long loan deal on 17 June 2008.[3] On 8 August he was recalled by Tottenham and joined Gillingham on loan, subsequently extended from one month to five.[4][5][6] Mills made his Gillingham and professional debut in a 1-0 home defeat against Luton Town on 16 August.,.[7] The loan ended on 1 January 2009, and in February, Mills was released from his contract.[8]

In July 2010, Mills signed for his hometown club Winchester City on a free transfer.[9]

In September 2012 he signed for Conference South side Eastleigh.[10] Mills was released on 18 January 2013, after making 9 league appearances for the Spitfires.[11]

On 29 January 2013 Mills signed for Wessex side Blackfield & Langley.

He is now a P.E teacher in The Wellington Academy (secondary school) in Ludgershall Wiltshire.


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. ^ "Teen Mills to join Spurs". BBC Sport. 11 July 2004. 
  3. ^ "Brentford recruit Hamer and Mills". BBC Sport. 17 June 2008. 
  4. ^ "Brentford complete triple swoop". BBC Sport. 8 August 2008. 
  5. ^ "LEIGH MILLS SIGNS FROM SPURS". gillinghamfootballclub.com. 9 August 2008. 
  6. ^ "Mills' loan spell extended". tottenhamhotspur.com. 26 August 2008. 
  7. ^ "Gillingham 0-1 Luton". BBC Sport. 16 August 2008. 
  8. ^ "Mills departs". tottenhamhotspur.com. 9 February 2009. 
  9. ^ "WINCHESTER CITY 2-1 EASTLEIGH FC". winchesterfootballclub.co.uk. 24 July 2010. 
  10. ^ "Eastleigh complete Mills signing". http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/. 28 September 2012.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  11. ^ "MIlls Released". Eastlegih FC. 18 January 2013. 


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