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Grant Leadbitter

Born: January 7, 1986 (age 35)

Height: 5' 8.5" (175cm)

Hometown: Fencehouses, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Midfielder
Team: Sunderland (no. 23)
Grant Leadbitter
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Career History
Youth2002-2003Sunderland
Senior2003-2009Sunderland
→ 2005Rotherham United (loan)
2009-2012Ipswich Town
2012-2019Middlesbrough
2019-Sunderland
International2007-2008England Under-21s
Sports Mole has 256 articles about Grant Leadbitter. Articles 1 to 40:
Bristol City boss Lee Johnson on December 22, 2019
Preview: Lincoln City vs. Sunderland - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's League One clash between Lincoln City and Sunderland, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
May 17, 18:15
Sunderland's Lynden Gooch scores against Tranmere Rovers in the EFL Trophy final on March 14, 2021
Lee Johnson delighted with Wembley success
Lynden Gooch tucked away Aiden McGeady's superb through-ball to clinch the Papa John's Trophy against Tranmere.
Mar 14, 19:08
Oxford United's Matty Taylor celebrates scoring their second goal against West Ham with teammates and fans on September 25, 2019
Preview: Oxford United vs. Sunderland - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Tuesday's EFL Cup fixture between Oxford United and Sunderland.
Oct 27, 18:30
Patrick Bauer is mobbed by his Charlton Athletic teammates after scoring a late winner against Sunderland in the League One playoff final on May 26, 2019
Result: Charlton Athletic promoted to Championship with last-minute winner
Patrick Bauer scores a 94th-minute goal to earn Charlton Athletic a 2-1 comeback win against Sunderland in the League One playoff final at Wembley Stadium.
May 26, 16:58
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
Grant Leadbitter reveals mother died day before playoff semi-final
The 33-year-old played the full 90 minutes at Fratton Park.
May 17, 13:30
Patrick Bamford in action for Leeds United on August 21, 2018
Championship: Transfer ins and outs - January 2019
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Championship this January with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Jan 1, 00:02
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
Tony Pulis keen to sell players at Middlesbrough?
Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis is reportedly keen to sell a number of players during the January transfer window in order to trim his squad.
Jan 13, 10:47
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
Wolverhampton Wanderers make late bid for Adam Forshaw?
Wolverhampton Wanderers reportedly make a last-minute attempt to sign Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Forshaw.
Aug 31, 22:21
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
Grant Leadbitter to rejoin Sunderland from Middlesbrough?
Sunderland are reportedly keen to re-sign veteran midfielder Grant Leadbitter from rivals Middlesbrough.
Aug 10, 22:38
Roberto Firmino in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Everton on April 1, 2017
Team News: Roberto Firmino fit to start for Liverpool
Roberto Firmino is passed fit to start for Liverpool as they welcome Middlesbrough.
May 21, 14:02
A delighted Jurgen Klopp after the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool on April 16, 2017
Preview: Liverpool vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Liverpool and Middlesbrough.
May 19, 14:58
Diego Costa celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Middlesbrough on May 8, 2017
Result: Chelsea relegate Middlesbrough to march on towards Premier League title
Middlesbrough are relegated from the Premier League courtesy of a 3-0 defeat to Chelsea, who move to within one win of a second title in three years.
May 8, 21:51
N'Golo Kante in action during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Team News: N'Golo Kante misses out for Chelsea in Middlesbrough clash
Chelsea make one change for their Premier League game with Middlesbrough as the injured N'Golo Kante is replaced by Cesc Fabregas.
May 8, 19:10
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: Chelsea vs. Middlesbrough
Sports Mole previews Monday evening's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge.
May 5, 18:07
General view at the Riverside Stadium ahead of the Premier League clash between Middlesbrough and Chelsea on November 20, 2016
Preview: Middlesbrough vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Middlesbrough and Manchester City at the Riverside Stadium.
Apr 28, 15:54
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil celebrates after scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium on April 17, 2017
Result: Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil end Arsenal's away woes
Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil fire Arsenal to a crucial 2-1 victory over struggling Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium.
Apr 17, 21:56
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: Injured Fernando Llorente absent for Swansea City
Swansea City are without leading striker Fernando Llorente for their key clash with Middlesbrough, as boss Paul Clement makes three changes to his side.
Apr 2, 12:33
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
Team News: Glen Johnson, Geoff Cameron back for Stoke
Glen Johnson and Geoff Cameron return as Stoke City welcome Middlesbrough.
Mar 4, 14:05
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 Appleton unhappy with refereeing decisions
Oxford United manager Michael Appleton claims that Middlesbrough's winning goal in their FA Cup fifth-round clash should not have been allowed to stand.
Feb 18, 22:02
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: Late Cristhian Stuani strike gives Middlesbrough FA Cup win over Oxford United
Middlesbrough survive a scare in their FA Cup fifth-round clash with Oxford United by scoring a late goal to claim a 3-2 victory at the Riverside Stadium.
Feb 18, 17:07
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Team News: Patrick Bamford on bench for Middlesbrough
Patrick Bamford begins Middlesbrough's clash against West Ham United on the bench following his move from Chelsea.
Jan 21, 14:07
Watford manager Walter Mazzarri has been in trapped that lamp so long, he's bent out of all recognition
Team News: Heurelho Gomes returns to much-changed Watford side for Middlesbrough clash
Watford and Middlesbrough make five changes apiece ahead of Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash at Vicarage Road.
Jan 14, 14:05
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Aitor Karanka: 'Middlesbrough's quality came through in the end'
Aitor Karanka admits that the FA Cup is a "really important" competition for Middlesbrough this season, having seen his side improve to beat Sheffield Wednesday 3-0.
Jan 8, 19:00
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Result: Ten-man Middlesbrough brush aside Sheffield Wednesday to progress through
Middlesbrough score three second-half goals without reply against Sheffield Wednesday at the Riverside Stadium to progress into round four of the FA Cup.
Jan 8, 16:56
Gaston Ramirez in action for Middlesbrough on October 29, 2016
Team News: Middlesbrough recall Gaston Ramirez, Islam Slimani misses out for Leicester City
Gaston Ramirez is recalled to Middlesbrough's starting lineup, while Islam Slimani misses out for Leicester City due to illness for this afternoon's kickoff.
Jan 2, 11:38
Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 100m on August 14, 2016
Usain Bolt calls MUTV to share views on Manchester United win over Middlesbrough
Presenters on Manchester United's in-house television channel were left surprised when Usain Bolt called up to discuss the club's 2-1 win over Middlesbrough.
Jan 1, 14:09
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Result: Manchester United leave it late to beat Middlesbrough
Manchester United score twice in the final five minutes to record a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough in Saturday's Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Dec 31, 16:53
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
Team News: Five changes for Manchester United
Jose Mourinho makes five changes to his Manchester United side for the visit of Middlesbrough.
Dec 31, 14:04
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Live Commentary: Manchester United 2-1 Middlesbrough - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Middlesbrough at Old Trafford.
Dec 31, 14:00
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
Team News: Andrew Surman returns for Bournemouth
Bournemouth's Andrew Surman returns from illness to face Middlesbrough this afternoon.
Oct 29, 14:06
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
Preview: Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash between Middlesbrough and Stoke City at the Riverside Stadium.
Aug 11, 17:15
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
Middlesbrough captain Grant Leadbitter to miss start of Premier League season
Middlesbrough captain Grant Leadbitter will miss the start of the Premier League season after undergoing surgery to repair a hernia problem.
Jul 14, 20:02
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
Video: Sports Mole Reader Awards - Championship Player of the Season
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May 16, 14:00
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
Result: Middlesbrough top the Championship after draw at Birmingham City
Middlesbrough move to the top of the Championship table courtesy of a 2-2 draw at Birmingham City on Friday night.
Apr 29, 21:46
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: Burnley strike late to rescue draw against Middlesbrough
Michael Keane scores in the 93rd minute to rescue a 1-1 draw for Burnley in their top-of-the-table Championship clash with Middlesbrough at Turf Moor.
Apr 19, 21:43
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: Middlesbrough return to second position in Championship table
Middlesbrough return to second position in the Championship courtesy of a 3-2 victory at Queens Park Rangers on Friday night.
Apr 1, 21:39
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: Middlesbrough extend lead at top of Championship
A second-half goal from Daniel Ayala helps Middlesbrough record a 1-0 win over Brentford to move six points clear at the top of the Championship table.
Jan 12, 21:41
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: Middlesbrough make three changes for Brighton & Hove Albion showdown
Aitor Karanka makes three changes to his Middlesbrough team for the top-of-the-table Championship showdown with Brighton & Hove Albion.
Dec 19, 11:43
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: Middlesbrough held by resolute Birmingham City
Middlesbrough fail to make their chances count as Birmingham City hold the North-East outfit to a goalless draw at the Riverside Stadium.
Dec 12, 16:54
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: Middlesbrough being held by Birmingham
Middlesbrough dominate the opening 45 minutes against Birmingham City but head into the break on level terms.
Dec 12, 15:52

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Monday's key events


ATHLETICS
· There are no Brits in the women's 100m hurdles final, but Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, fresh from breaking the Olympic record in the semis, will hope to pip world record holder Kendra Harrison to gold (3.50am)
· The women's 5000m final also has no Team GB representation, but two-time world champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will be looking to add an Olympic gold to her list of honours (1.40pm)

SAILING
· The women's skiff 49er FX (6.33am) and men's skiff 49er (7.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races

FOOTBALL
· A place in the women's gold medal match is up for grabs, starting with an all-North American semi-final between United States and Canada (9am)
· Australia, who edged past Team GB's in a seven-goal quarter-final thriller, take on Sweden in the second semi-final (12pm)

CYCLING
· The track cycling schedule gets underway, with Team GB holding a particular interest in the team pursuit qualifying. Laura Kenny is part of the women's team (7.54am), while the men's team includes Ed Clancy (9.02am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· The Gadirova twins Jessica and Jennifer will both take part in the women's floor final as they look to add to their team bronze (9.57am)

WEIGHTLIFTING
· Newly-crowned European champion Emily Campbell flies the flag for Great Britain in the women's +87kg, but faces stiff competition for medals from China's Li Wenwen and New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard (11.50am)

HOCKEY
· The women's hockey quarter-finals begin, with Team GB last up against Spain (1pm)

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