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Chris Baird

Born: February 25, 1982 (age 39)

Height: 6' 0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
Nationality: Northern Ireland flag Northern Irish

Position: Centre-back
Chris Baird in action for West Brom on August 26, 2014
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Career History
Youth1998-2001Southampton
Senior2001-2007Southampton
→ 2003Walsall (loan)
→ 2004Watford (loan)
2007-2013Fulham
2013-2014Reading
2014Burnley
2014-2015West Bromwich Albion
2015-2018Derby County
→ 2016Fulham (loan)
International2003-Northern Ireland
Sports Mole has 147 articles about Chris Baird. Articles 1 to 40:
Chris Baird pictured in February 2017
Chris Baird brings curtain down on playing career
The Northern Ireland utility man had been without a club since last season.
Feb 7, 17:54
A downbeat Patrick Bamford after the Premier League game between Chelsea and Middlesbrough on May 8, 2017
Championship: Transfer ins and outs - Summer 2018
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Championship this summer with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
May 17, 14:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Sheffield Wednesday earn shock win over Derby County
Sheffield Wednesday record their first Championship win under new manager Jos Luhukay by beating high-flyers Derby County 2-0 at Hillsborough on Tuesday night.
Feb 13, 21:41
A new picture of Gary Rowett, in charge of Birmingham City on November 30, 2016
Result: Matej Vydra earns Derby County point at Craven Cottage
Matej Vydra cancels out Oliver Norwood's first-half opener as Derby County recover to earn a 1-1 draw at Craven Cottage.
Nov 18, 19:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Derby County to extend contracts for Darren Bent, Chris Baird
Derby County announce that Darren Bent and Chris Baird will be offered 12-month contract extensions.
Apr 26, 12:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Wes Morgan rescues FA Cup replay for Leicester City with late header
Leicester City score late on to earn a 2-2 draw with East Midlands rivals Derby County in their FA Cup fourth-round meeting at the iPro Stadium.
Jan 27, 21:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Kyle Lafferty starts against Poland after injury scare
Kyle Lafferty recovers from an injury scare and will start Northern Ireland's opening Euro 2016 game against Poland.
Jun 12, 16:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Clinical Northern Ireland make it 11 games without defeat by seeing off Belarus
Northern Ireland beat Belarus 3-0 at Windsor Park in their final home match before Euro 2016, courtesy of goals from Kyle Lafferty, Conor Washington and Will Grigg.
May 27, 21:33
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Wales vs. Northern Ireland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Thursday's Euro 2016 warm-up clash between home nations Wales and Northern Ireland in Cardiff.
Mar 23, 16:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chris Baird joins Fulham on loan
Chris Baird returns to Fulham on loan from Derby County for the rest of the season.
Feb 18, 16:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Tom Ince nets hat-trick as Derby County hit four past Bristol City
Playmaker Tom Ince fires in a hat-trick as Derby County score four unanswered goals during their home encounter against Bristol City.
Dec 15, 22:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Hull City vs. Derby County
Sports Mole looks ahead to Friday night's Championship match as two of the promotion favourites, Hull City and Derby County, clash at the KC Stadium.
Nov 26, 14:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chris Baird happy to bide his time at Derby County
Chris Baird says that he will 'bide his time' at Derby in pursuit of a regular starting spot, having been restricted to two substitute appearances over the past month.
Nov 16, 12:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chris Baird: 'Paddy McNair has fantastic future'
Northern Ireland's Chris Baird believes that compatriot Paddy McNair has a "fantastic" future, but warns him against becoming known as a utility player.
Nov 11, 19:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Northern Ireland vs. Latvia
Sports Mole previews Northern Ireland's Euro 2016 warm-up game at home to Latvia.
Nov 10, 22:44
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Blackburn Rovers vs. Derby County
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Blackburn Rovers and Derby County at Ewood Park.
Oct 20, 18:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: 1-1 draw with Finland secures top spot for Northern Ireland in Group F
Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland take a point away to Finland to ensure they finish as Group F winners.
Oct 11, 18:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Craig Cathcart heads Northern Ireland in front against Finland
Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland take a one-goal lead into half time against Finland thanks to a headed effort from Watford defender Craig Cathcart.
Oct 11, 17:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Kyle Lafferty returns for Northern Ireland as O'Neill makes three changes
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill makes three changes for his side's final qualifying game, as Kyle Lafferty returns up front in place of Josh Magennis.
Oct 11, 16:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Finland 1-1 Northern Ireland - as it happened
Relive the action from Helsinki as Northern Ireland secured top spot in Group F after a 1-1 draw against Finland with Sports Mole's full text commentary.
Oct 11, 16:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Finland vs. Northern Ireland
Sports Mole previews all of the Euro 2016 qualifying action as Finland welcome already-qualified Northern Ireland to the Helsingin Olympiastadion.
Oct 9, 16:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Josh Magennis leads line for Northern Ireland in place of suspended Kyle Lafferty
Josh Magennis leads the line for Northern Ireland in place of Kyle Lafferty for their Euro 2016 qualifier against Greece at Windsor Park.
Oct 8, 18:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill confident of coping without Jonny Evans
Michael O'Neill insists that his Northern Ireland squad "is stronger now" than any time he's been in charge after Jonny Evans was ruled out for the match against Greece.
Oct 7, 15:32
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Northern Ireland vs. Greece
Sports Mole previews the Euro 2016 qualifying clash between Northern Ireland and Greece at Windsor Park.
Oct 6, 22:50
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Jonny Evans pulls out of Northern Ireland squad
A report claims that West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans will play no part in Northern Ireland's crucial Euro 2016 double-header next week due to injury.
Oct 4, 11:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Derby County make three changes against Brentford
Derby County manager Paul Clement makes three changes for the Championship meeting with Brentford.
Oct 3, 14:07
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Derby County vs. Brentford
Sports Mole previews the Championship match between Derby County and Brentford at the iPro Stadium.
Oct 1, 15:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jamie Ward returns to Northern Ireland squad for final Euro 2016 qualifiers
Michael O'Neill names his Northern Ireland squad for the upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers against Greece and Finland, with Jamie Ward returning after missing out last time.
Sep 29, 14:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Jake Forster-Caskey makes MK Dons debut
MK Dons boss Karl Robinson hands a debut to on-loan midfielder Jake Forster-Caskey for his team's Championship fixture with Derby County.
Sep 26, 11:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: MK Dons vs. Derby County
Sports Mole previews Saturday's early Championship kickoff, as MK Dons and Derby County meet for the first ever time.
Sep 24, 17:20
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Half-Time Report: Derby County level with 10-man Reading
Reading's Orlando Sa is red-carded before half time in their game with Derby County.
Sep 15, 20:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Reading vs. Derby County
Sports Mole previews the Championship encounter between Reading and Derby County.
Sep 15, 00:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Chris Baird to sit out two Derby County games
Derby County manager Paul Clement reveals that Chris Baird's concussion is likely to keep him out of action for at least the next week.
Sep 14, 17:57
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Chris Martin earns Derby County first win at Preston North End
Chris Martin scores a first-half brace to steer Derby County to their first win of the season against Preston North End.
Sep 12, 17:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Kyle Lafferty hails Northern Ireland spirit
Kyle Lafferty says that Northern Ireland showed their spirit to rescue a draw with Hungary in their Euro 2016 qualifier at Windsor Park.
Sep 8, 09:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Michael O'Neill admits he was going to take off Kyle Lafferty before equaliser
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill admits that he was going to substitute Kyle Lafferty before the striker's vital equaliser against Hungary.
Sep 8, 06:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Player Ratings: Northern Ireland 1-1 Hungary
Sports Mole evaluates all the players on their performances in the Euro 2016 qualifier between Northern Ireland and Hungary.
Sep 7, 23:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Michael O'Neill hails "massive point" in "nerve-wracking" Hungary draw
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill describes his side's 1-1 draw against Hungary in their Euro 2016 qualifier as "nerve-wracking", but hails the "massive" point gained.
Sep 7, 22:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Match Analysis: Northern Ireland 1-1 Hungary
Sports Mole analyses the Euro 2016 qualifier between Northern Ireland and Hungary to decide whether the 1-1 draw was a fair result.
Sep 7, 22:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Kyle Lafferty snatches late draw for Northern Ireland against Hungary
Kyle Lafferty's 94th-minute goal gives 10-man Northern Ireland a 1-1 draw against Hungary in their Euro 2016 qualifier at Windsor Park.
Sep 7, 21:42

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