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Leon Balogun

Born: June 28, 1988 (age 31)

Height: 6'2.5" (190cm)
Weight: 12st 11lb (81kg)

Hometown: Berlin, Germany
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Defender
Team: Wigan Athletic (no. 37)
Leon Balogun
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Career History
Senior2015-2018Mainz 05
2018-Brighton & Hove Albion
→ 2020-Wigan Athletic (loan)
Sports Mole has 50 articles about Leon Balogun. Articles 1 to 40:
Wigan Athletic's Leon Balogun in action with Luton Town's James Collins on March 7, 2020
Result: Wigan momentum slowed by Luton bore draw
The two clubs are battling for Sky Bet Championship survival.
Mar 7, 17:30
Wigan boss Paul Cook on February 1, 2020
Preview: Wigan Athletic vs. Luton Town - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Saturday's Championship game between Wigan Athletic and Luton Town.
Mar 5, 19:00
Wigan Athletic's Sam Morsy celebrates scoring their first goal on February 29, 2020
Result: Wigan dent West Brom promotion hopes with shock win at Hawthorns
Wolverhampton-born Sam gets the only goal at The Hawthorns.
Feb 29, 17:29
General view of Wigan Athletic's DW Stadium taken January 2015
Result: Wigan edge out Millwall in scrappy affair
Shaun Hutchinson turned Anthony Pilkington's cross past his own keeper.
Feb 22, 17:24
Cardiff boss Neil Harris on February 8, 2020
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Wigan Athletic - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Saturday's Championship fixture between Cardiff City and Wigan Athletic.
Feb 13, 17:15
Brighton and Hove Albion's Leandro Trossard celebrates scoring their first goal against West Ham on August 17, 2019
Preview: West Ham United vs. Brighton & Hove Albion - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League clash between West Ham United and Brighton & Hove Albion, including lineups, team news and predictions.
Jan 30, 23:15
Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates on December 7, 2019
Preview: Everton vs. Brighton & Hove Albion - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Everton's meeting with Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League, including a prediction, team news and predicted lineups.
Jan 9, 11:04
Brighton & Hove Albion's Dan Burn walks off after sustaining an injury on January 1, 2020
Team News: Dan Burn undergoes surgery on broken collarbone
The defender has undergone surgery on his collarbone.
Jan 2, 19:21
General view of Wigan Athletic's DW Stadium taken January 2015
Wigan Athletic: Transfer ins and outs - January 2020
Keep track of all of Wigan Athletic's confirmed January transfers with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Jan 1, 00:54
General view of Brighton & Hove Albion's Amex Stadium taken March 2015
Brighton & Hove Albion: Transfer ins and outs - January 2020
Keep track of all of Brighton & Hove Albion's confirmed January transfers with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
Jan 1, 00:05
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers gestures on his return to Anfield on October 5, 2019
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Leicester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Saturday's Premier League fixture between Brighton & Hove Albion and Leicester City.
Nov 21, 15:15
Solly March in action for Brighton on August 12, 2019
Solly March back for Brighton against Spurs
The winger has missed the last two Premier League games.
Oct 4, 14:54
Andy Carroll in action for West Ham United on January 29, 2019
Andy Carroll in line for second Newcastle bow
The 30-year-old has not played since February.
Sep 20, 15:55
Brighton boss Graham Potter pictured on September 14, 2019
Graham Potter: 'Brighton won't take Newcastle lightly'
Newcastle have won once in the league so far this season.
Sep 19, 18:58
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
Result: Madagascar stun Nigeria in Africa Cup of Nations
Madagascar are ranked 108th in the FIFA rankings, with Nigeria 45.
Jun 30, 18:58
Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel in action during the 2018 World Cup
Preview: Madagascar vs. Nigeria - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, predicted lineups and a full preview of Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations fixture between Madagascar and Nigeria.
Jun 28, 15:05
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr before the match against Argentina on June 26, 2018
Preview: Nigeria vs. Seychelles - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Friday's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Group E leaders Nigeria and bottom-placed Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.
Mar 20, 15:23
A group of Chelsea players celebrate the second goal during their game at Brighton on December 16, 2018
Result: Chelsea hang on to beat Brighton & Hove Albion
Chelsea survive a second-half scare to beat Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 at the Amex Stadium courtesy of goals from Pedro and Eden Hazard.
Dec 16, 15:22
Maurizio Sarri on the touchline during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Crystal Palace on November 4, 2018
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between Brighton & Hove Albion and Chelsea, including predictions, team news and head-to-head records.
Dec 14, 22:20
Harry Kane celebrates after scoring Tottenham Hotspur's second goal against Chelsea on November 24, 2018
Premier League Team of the Week - Harry Kane, Riyad Mahrez, Virgil van Dijk
Sports Mole selects its Premier League team of the week for gameweek 15, including Harry Kane, Riyad Mahrez and Virgil van Dijk.
Dec 6, 11:22
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Watford on August 11, 2018
How Brighton & Hove Albion could line up against Manchester City
Sports Mole looks at how Brighton & Hove Albion could line up when they face champions Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.
Sep 27, 12:55
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton pictured on July 14, 2018
How Brighton & Hove Albion could line up against Tottenham Hotspur
Ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash between Brighton and Spurs, Sports Mole looks at how the Seagulls could line up on the south coast.
Sep 21, 08:40
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp watches on during the Premier League match against Brighton on May 13, 2018
Team News: Liverpool remain unchanged for Brighton & Hove Albion clash
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp opts to name an unchanged starting lineup for the Premier League fixture with Brighton & Hove Albion.
Aug 25, 16:33
Shane Duffy celebrates scoring Brighton & Hove Albion's second goal against Manchester United on August 19, 2018
Shane Duffy hails Leon Balogun impact at Brighton & Hove Albion
Brighton & Hove Albion defender Shane Duffy hails the impact of teammate Leon Balogun, who helped the Seagulls to victory over Manchester United last weekend.
Aug 23, 18:43
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
Brighton defender Leon Balogun: 'Liverpool will be tougher than Man United'
Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun says that he expects Liverpool to pose a tougher threat than Manchester United when they travel to Anfield this weekend.
Aug 21, 12:47
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
Lewis Dunk forced off in Manchester United clash
Brighton & Hove Albion captain Lewis Dunk faces a period on the sidelines after limping off the field in his team's Premier League clash with Manchester United.
Aug 19, 16:37
Dan Burn in action for Wigan in November 2016
Brighton & Hove Albion sign Dan Burn from Wigan Athletic
Brighton & Hove Albion complete the signing of defender Dan Burn from Wigan Athletic on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
Aug 9, 17:01
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
Brighton & Hove Albion looking to sign Sheffield United's Jack O'Connell?
Brighton & Hove Albion are reportedly willing to spend £6m in order to sign Sheffield United defender Jack O'Connell.
Aug 1, 16:16
August's Championship Manager of the Month, Chris Hughton of Brighton & Hove Albion
Chris Hughton 'happy with Brighton & Hove Albion squad'
Brighton & Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton hints that his summer business is finished.
Jul 21, 20:25
RB Leipzig's Bernardo during a press conference on October 31, 2017
Brighton & Hove Albion sign Bernardo from RB Leipzig
Brighton & Hove Albion sign Brazilian defender Bernardo from RB Leipzig in a deal rumoured to be worth around £9m.
Jul 5, 22:06
football pitch and stadium
Brighton & Hove Albion to bid £6m for Jack O'Connell?
Brighton & Hove Albion will reportedly bid £6m to sign Sheffield United defender Jack O'Connell.
Jul 2, 10:59
Liam Moore in action for Reading on February 10, 2018
Brighton & Hove Albion 'table third offer for Reading's Liam Moore'
Brighton & Hove Albion reportedly lodge a third bid for Reading defender Liam Moore.
Jun 29, 21:18
Argentina's Lionel Messi in action against Nigeria on June 26, 2018
Result: Argentina scrape through to last 16 of World Cup with late victory
Marcos Rojo scores a late volley as Argentina scrape into the last 16 of the World Cup with a 2-1 win over Nigeria.
Jun 26, 20:54
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr on June 2, 2018
Result: Ahmed Musa double earns Nigeria win over Iceland at World Cup
Nigeria keep their World Cup hopes alive with a 2-0 victory over Iceland in Friday's World Cup clash in Volgograd.
Jun 22, 17:59
Croatia's Luka Modric in action with Nigeria's John Obi Mikel during the World Cup group-stage match on June 16, 2018
Result: Croatia ease past lacklustre Nigeria
Croatia kickstart their 2018 World Cup campaign with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Nigeria in Group D at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Russia.
Jun 16, 21:53
David Button in action for Fulham on November 25, 2017
Brighton & Hove Albion want David Button?
Brighton & Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton is allegedly interested in bringing Fulham goalkeeper David Button to the club.
Jun 7, 12:03
Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi in action during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace in January 2018
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi named in final Nigeria World Cup squad
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi, Chelsea winger Victor Moses and Leicester City trio Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa are in Nigeria's 23-man World Cup squad.
Jun 3, 15:18
Liam Moore in action for Reading on February 10, 2018
Brighton & Hove Albion make improved bid for Liam Moore?
Reading defender Liam Moore has been made the subject of a second Brighton & Hove Albion bid, according to a report.
Jun 3, 12:34
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during training ahead of the 2018 World Cup
Team News: Raheem Sterling, Gary Cahill feature in England XI
Gary Cahill and Raheem Sterling are both handed starts in England's friendly international with Nigeria at Wembley Stadium.
Jun 2, 16:18
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Preview: England vs. Nigeria - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Saturday's World Cup warm-up between England and Nigeria.
May 31, 13:06

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