Leon Britton

Born: September 16, 1982 (age 35)

Height: 5'5" (165cm)

Hometown: Merton, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-midfielder
Team: Swansea City (no. 7)
Swansea player Leon Britton in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Swansea City and York City at Liberty Stadium on August 25, 2015
Career History
Youth1991-1998Arsenal
1998-1999West Ham United
Senior1999-2003West Ham United
2002-2003Swansea City
2003-2010Swansea City
2010-2011Sheffield United
2011-Swansea City
Sports Mole has 202 articles about Leon Britton. Articles 1 to 40:
A general shot of Wembley Stadium before the EFL Cup final between Southampton and Manchester United on February 26, 2017
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Saturday evening's Premier League meeting between Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City at Wembley Stadium.
Sep 14, 17:26
Ajax head coach Frank de Boer looks on prior to the Eredivisie match against PSV Eindhoven on March 20, 2016
Team News: James McArthur starts for Crystal Palace against Swansea City
James McArthur is handed his first Crystal Palace league start of the season against Swansea City.
Aug 26, 14:09
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Team News: Manchester United unchanged as Victor Lindelof makes bench against Swansea City
Manchester United name an unchanged starting XI for their Premier League game at Swansea City, with Victor Lindelof named on the bench.
Aug 19, 11:39
Leon Britton in action for Swansea on December 14, 2014
Leon Britton 'thought about retirement' last season
Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton admits that there were times last season when the 34-year-old thought about retiring from football.
Aug 12, 10:14
Gylfi Sigurdsson in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Leon Britton: 'Gylfi Sigurdsson exit would be a massive blow'
Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton admits that it would be a "massive blow" to lose Gylfi Sigurdsson, but concedes that it will be difficult to keep him at the club.
Aug 1, 13:40
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2017-18
Find out which players from the Premier League are entering the final 12 months of their contracts.
Aug 1, 11:37
Swansea player Leon Britton in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Swansea City and York City at Liberty Stadium on August 25, 2015
Leon Britton signs new contract at Swansea City, offered future coaching role
Swansea City captain Leon Britton signs a new contract at the club, which includes the offer of a coaching position.
Jun 28, 17:30
Leon Britton in action for Swansea on December 14, 2014
Report: Swansea City to offer Leon Britton contract extension
A report claims that Swansea City will offer experienced midfielder Leon Britton an extension to his current contract.
Jun 2, 22:34
Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Result: Fernando Llorente strikes late for Swansea City to earn comeback win
Second-half goals from Jordan Ayew and Fernando Llorente give Swansea City a 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion at the Liberty Stadium.
May 21, 17:01
Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Team News: Swansea City unchanged for Sunderland trip
Swansea City are unchanged as they visit Sunderland in a vital relegation encounter.
May 13, 14:05
A general view outside the ground prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Chelsea at Liberty Stadium on January 17, 2015
Swansea City tickets gifted to fans appear on sale online
Free tickets paid for by the Swansea City players and gifted to club supporters appear on ticket selling websites for more than £60.
May 10, 20:35
Leon Britton in action for Swansea on December 14, 2014
Swansea City players to pay for up to 3,000 fans to attend Sunderland clash
Swansea City's players will pay for up to 3,000 fans to go to their Premier League clash with Sunderland at the Stadium of Light next Saturday, according to Leon Britton.
May 7, 10:52
Everton midfielder Gareth Barry in action during his side's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on September 30, 2016
Team News: Gareth Barry, Kevin Mirallas in for Everton
Gareth Barry and Kevin Mirallas earn recalls for Everton's trip to Swansea City.
May 6, 16:40
Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente holds off the challenge of Georginio Wijnaldum during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on January 21, 2017
Team News: Fernando Llorente passed fit for Swansea City as Jack Butland returns
Fernando Llorente passes a late fitness test to start for Swansea City in today's Premier League clash with Stoke City, who welcome Jack Butland back from injury.
Apr 22, 14:04
Mauricio Pochettino shouts during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton on March 19, 2017
Preview: Swansea City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Wednesday evening's Premier League meeting between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Liberty Stadium.
Apr 3, 19:39
Sebastian Larsson of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland AFC and Stoke City FC at the Stadium of Light on November 28, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Team News: Sebastian Larsson in for injured Duncan Watmore
Sebastian Larsson makes his first Premier League start of the season in place of the injured Duncan Watmore for Sunderland's relegation clash with Swansea City.
Dec 10, 14:03
Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Hart Lane on January 23, 2015 in London, England.
Team News: Danny Rose back for Tottenham Hotspur
Danny Rose returns to the Tottenham Hotspur defence for the visit of Swansea City.
Dec 3, 14:02
Swansea City manager Bob Bradley watches on from the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Team News: Eight changes for Swansea City
Swansea City manager Bob Bradley makes eight changes as his side visit Everton.
Nov 19, 14:09
Wayne Rooney applauds Manchester United supporters on September 24, 2016
Team News: Wayne Rooney starts for United
Wayne Rooney starts for Manchester United as they travel to struggling Swansea City.
Nov 6, 14:06
Bojan Krkic of Stoke City is tackled by Jack Cork of Swansea City during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Stoke City at Liberty Stadium on October 19, 2015
Team News: Charlie Adam replaces Geoff Cameron in sole Stoke City change against Swansea City
Stoke City make one change for their Premier League clash against Swansea City as Charlie Adam is selected in midfield in place of the injured Geoff Cameron.
Oct 31, 19:08
Leon Britton in action for Swansea on December 14, 2014
Swansea City's Leon Britton calls on players to "respect" Francesco Guidolin
Leon Britton says that Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin deserves "respect" following a frustrating start to the season.
Sep 20, 14:14
Marc Albrighton celebrates scoring the Foxes' fourth goal during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Swansea on April 24, 2016
Preview: Leicester City vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Leicester City and Swansea City at the King Power Stadium.
Aug 25, 19:21
Swansea player Leon Britton in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Swansea City and York City at Liberty Stadium on August 25, 2015
Leon Britton: 'Easy decision to commit to Swansea City'
Midfielder Leon Britton says that it was an "easy decision" to extend his stay at Swansea City until 2018.
Aug 22, 10:17
Big boy Jack Cork celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on May 1, 2016
Live Commentary: Swansea City 0-2 Hull City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Hull City strike late on to earn back-to-back wins in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over hosts Swansea City.
Aug 20, 14:00
Hull City Assistant Manager Mike Phelan looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on February 7, 2015
Preview: Swansea City vs. Hull City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between Swansea City and Hull City at the Liberty Stadium as both sides look to make it two wins from two.
Aug 19, 13:08
Juventus' forward from Spain Fernando Llorente celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Cagliari vs Juventus on December 18, 2014
Team News: Fernando Llorente leads line for Swansea City
New Swansea City signing Fernando Llorente leads the line for their trip to Burnley.
Aug 13, 14:10
Sean Dyche of Burnley looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Burnley at City Ground on October 20, 2015
Preview: Burnley vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Burnley's home fixture in the Premier League against Swansea City.
Aug 12, 13:26
Ashley Williams of Swansea City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on September 12, 2015
Francesco Guidolin: 'I respect Ashley Williams decision'
Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin pays tribute to former captain Ashley Williams following his £12m move to Everton.
Aug 11, 20:49
Leonardo Ulloa celebrates finding the winner during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Norwich City on February 27, 2016
Team News: Leonardo Ulloa comes in for suspended Jamie Vardy
Leonardo Ulloa takes Jamie Vardy's place in the Leicester City starting lineup for their clash against Swansea City.
Apr 24, 15:20
General Views of St James Park before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City at St James Park on April 19, 2014
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City at St James' Park.
Apr 15, 13:51
Jakob Haugaard of Stoke City runs with the ball during the Colonia Cup 2015 match between FC Porto and Stoke City FC at RheinEnergieStadion on August 2, 2015 in Cologne, Germany.
Team News: Jakob Haugaard in for Jack Butland against Swansea City
Jakob Haugaard starts in place of the injured Jack Butland as Stoke City host Swansea City.
Apr 2, 14:16
Federico Fernandez celebrates scoring with Leroy Fer during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Aston Villa on March 19, 2016
Result: Federico Fernandez goal moves Swansea City further clear of relegation zone
Federico Fernandez's goal early in the second half decides the game, as Swansea City see off bottom side Aston Villa 1-0 at the Liberty Stadium.
Mar 19, 19:21
Modou Barrow in action for Swansea on November 29, 2014
Team News: Leroy Fer, Modou Barrow in for Swansea City
Leroy Fer and Modou Barrow come into the Swansea XI for the trip to Bournemouth.
Mar 12, 14:04
Olivier Giroud hints at his Valentine's Day plans during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Leicester City on February 14, 2016
Team News: Olivier Giroud back for Arsenal
Olivier Giroud returns to lead the line for Arsenal against Swansea City.
Mar 2, 18:47
Liverpool's Joe Allen celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Exeter City on January 20, 2016
Leon Britton: 'Liverpool's Joe Allen misses Swansea City'
Leon Britton hints that Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen may consider returning to Swansea City in the summer.
Feb 24, 18:29
Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew salivates during the game at Bournemouth on December 26, 2015
Preview: Swansea City vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League match between Swansea City and Crystal Palace at the Liberty Stadium.
Feb 5, 15:28
Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between West Brom and Swansea on February 2, 2016
Result: Salomon Rondon denies Swansea City at the death
Salomon Rondon strikes late to rescue West Bromwich Albion a 1-1 draw against Swansea City at The Hawthorns.
Feb 2, 21:58
Leon Britton in action for Swansea on December 14, 2014
Leon Britton: 'Win over Watford gives us big lift'
Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton believes that the win over Watford and arrival of new boss Francesco Guidolin will give the team a "big lift".
Jan 18, 22:23
Swansea player Leon Britton in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Swansea City and York City at Liberty Stadium on August 25, 2015
Leon Britton apologises for "unacceptable" Swansea City display
Swansea City midfielder Leon Britton apologises to supporters for an "unacceptable" display in the 3-0 loss to Leicester City.
Dec 6, 14:05
Garry Monk manager of Swansea City looks on ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on October 4, 2015 in Swansea, Wales.
Live Commentary: Swansea City 0-3 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Swansea City fall to a 3-0 defeat at home to in-form Leicester City at the Liberty Stadium in the Premier League.
Dec 5, 14:00



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City54101621413
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd54101621413
3Chelsea531185310
4Newcastle UnitedNewcastle53026429
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs52217348
6Huddersfield TownHuddersfield52215328
7Burnley52216518
8Liverpool52219908
9Southampton52214408
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Watford522179-28
12Arsenal521278-17
13Stoke CityStoke512256-15
14Swansea CitySwansea512225-35
15Leicester CityLeicester511379-24
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton511347-34
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham5113410-64
18Everton5113210-84
19Bournemouth510439-63
20Crystal Palace500508-80
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