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Leon Balogun

Born: June 28, 1988 (age 30)

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

Hometown: Berlin, Germany
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Defender
Career History
Senior2015-2018Mainz 05
2018-Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole has 30 articles about Leon Balogun. Articles 1 to 30:
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
Steven Gerrard in charge of Liverpool under-19s on February 21, 2018
Rangers 'step up interest in Connor Goldson'
Rangers reportedly see a second bid for defender Connor Goldson rejected by Brighton & Hove Albion.
May 26, 21:30
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Brighton & Hove Albion announce signing of Leon Balogun
Brighton & Hove Albion announce the signing of Mainz 05 defender Leon Balogun on a two-year contract.
May 22, 17:38
Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at the Amex Stadium on November 28, 2017
Brighton & Hove Albion 'near deal for Leon Balogun'
Brighton & Hove Albion near a deal for Nigerian international Leon Balogun, according to a report.
May 22, 15:23
Emre Can in action during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Liverpool and Porto on March 6, 2018
Premier League: Transfer ins and outs - Summer 2018
Keep track of all of the confirmed transfers in the Premier League this summer with Sports Mole's comprehensive guide.
May 17, 14:31
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
Nigeria announce preliminary 2018 World Cup squad
Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr names a provisional 30-man squad ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia which features Arsenal's Alex Iwobi and Chelsea's Victor Moses.
May 15, 19:26
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
Five Nigeria players who could move to the Premier League after World Cup
A number of Premier League players will represent Nigeria in the World Cup this summer, but which Super Eagles players could make the switch to England for next season?
May 8, 13:24
David Wagner watches on during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Newcastle United on August 20, 2017
Huddersfield Town keen to sign Mainz 05 defender Leon Balogun?
Huddersfield Town are reportedly looking to secure a deal to sign Mainz 05 defender Leon Balogun during the summer.
Apr 30, 10:38
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
Result: Jordan Bowery earns Rotherham United victory against Mainz 05
Jordan Bowery nets in the 89th minute to fire Rotherham United to victory in their final pre-season match against Mainz 05.
Aug 1, 16:51
Leverkusen's Stefan Kiessling celebrates scoring the opener against Augsburg on February 16, 2013
Result: Bayer Leverkusen smash Fortuna Dusseldorf
Stefan Kiessling and Andre Schurrle score two goals each as Leverkusen put four past Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Mar 30, 16:20
Eintracht Frankfurt manager Armin Veh in 2009
Live Commentary: Fortuna Dusseldorf 4-0 Eintracht Frankfurt - as it happened
Re-live all the action between Fortuna Dusseldorf and Eintracht Frankfurt with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute text commentary.
Nov 30, 19:10

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City97202632323
2Liverpool97201631323
3Chelsea96302071321
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs9702167921
5Arsenal86021910918
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9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves943298115
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd94231516-114
11Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton93241013-311
13Burnley92251017-78
14West Ham UnitedWest Ham9216814-67
15Crystal Palace9216511-67
16Southampton9135614-86
17Cardiff CityCardiff9126819-115
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19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9036418-143
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