Leon Barnett

Born: November 30, 1985 (age 31)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Luton, England
Nationality: England flag English

Position: Centre-back
Team: Bury
Wigan's Leon Barnett celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the match against Barnsley on August 3, 2013
Career History
Youth2002-2005Luton Town
Senior2005-2007Luton Town
2007-2011West Bromwich Albion
→ 2009-2010Coventry City (loan)
→ 2010-2011Norwich City (loan)
2011-2013Norwich City
→ 2013Cardiff City (loan)
2013-2016Wigan Athletic
2016-Bury
Sports Mole has 71 articles about Leon Barnett. Articles 1 to 40:
A general view of the interior of The Priestfield Stadium after the Sky Bet League One match between Gillingham and Preston North End at The Priestfield Stadium on October 19, 2013
League One roundup: Gillingham hold on at top
Sports Mole rounds up Saturday afternoon's action as Gillingham remain in first place in League One after winning 2-1 against Blackpool.
Sep 12, 17:26
A general view from inside the Proact Stadium during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chesterfield and Nottingham Forest at Proact Stadium on July 16, 2013
Result: Wigan Athletic fight back from two goals down to snatch win at Chesterfield
Wigan Athletic fight back from two goals down against Chesterfield to secure a thrilling last-gasp 3-2 win in their League One clash at the Proact Stadium.
Sep 5, 17:03
A general view from inside the Proact Stadium during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chesterfield and Nottingham Forest at Proact Stadium on July 16, 2013
Team News: Sylvan Ebanks-Blake out for Chesterfield, Haris Vuckic starts for Wigan Athletic
Chesterfield are missing Sylvan Ebanks-Blake ahead of their League One clash against Wigan Athletic at the Proact Stadium, the striker ruled out with a thigh strain.
Sep 5, 14:29
James Perch of Wigan Athletic tackles Jobi McAnuff of Reading during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Reading at DW Stadium on April 18, 2014
Preview: Reading vs. Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole gazes ahead to Tuesday night's Championship match as relegation-threatened Wigan Athletic travel to improving Reading.
Feb 16, 18:36
Keith Southern of Huddersfield Town during the npower Championship match between Huddersfield Town and Brighton & Hove Albion at the John Smith's Stadium on November 17, 2012
Result: Huddersfield Town seal late win at Wigan Athletic
A late Conor Coady goal gives Huddersfield Town a 1-0 win away at Wigan Athletic in this afternoon's Championship clash at the DW Stadium.
Jan 24, 16:58
James McClean of Wigan Athletic in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers at DW Stadium on October 6, 2013
Half-Time Report: Wigan Athletic, Huddersfield Town scoreless
Wigan Athletic and Huddersfield Town are playing out a goalless draw in Saturday afternoon's Championship clash at the DW Stadium.
Jan 24, 15:48
Wigan Athletic Manager Malky Mackay gestures during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Middlesbrough at DW Stadium on November 22, 2014
Result: Wigan Athletic secure point against Blackburn Rovers
Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers play out a 1-1 draw in Saturday afternoon's Championship clash at the DW Stadium.
Jan 17, 16:59
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Blackburn Rovers at Vicarage Road on March 25, 2014
Result: Troy Deeney scores either side of half time as Watford beat Wigan Athletic
Troy Deeney scored twice as Watford beat Wigan Athletic in their Championship clash at Vicarage Road.
Dec 13, 16:59
Troy Deeney of Watford celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Watford and Blackburn Rovers at Vicarage Road on March 25, 2014
Half-Time Report: Chris McCann, Troy Deeney score at Vicarage Road in busy first half
Chris McCann heads an equaliser as Wigan Athletic frustrate Watford at Vicarage Road.
Dec 13, 15:57
Shaun Maloney of Wigan Athletic scores the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Middlesbrough at DW Stadium on November 22, 2014
Result: Wigan Athletic held by Middlesbrough in Malky Mackay's first game in charge
Malky Mackay is forced to settle for a point in his first game as manager of Wigan Athletic as his side draw 1-1 against Middlesbrough at the DW Stadium.
Nov 22, 16:55
Neil Danns of Bolton Wanderers is tackled by Adam Forshaw of Wigan Athletic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic at Macron Stadium on November 7, 2014
Result: Bolton Wanderers beat Wigan Athletic with second-half blitz
Three goals in the space of 11 second-half minutes earn Bolton Wanderers a 3-1 win over Wigan Athletic which takes them out of the Championship relegation zone.
Nov 7, 21:55
Neil Danns of Bolton Wanderers is tackled by Adam Forshaw of Wigan Athletic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic at Macron Stadium on November 7, 2014
Half-Time Report: Crossbar twice denies Latics lead in Lancashire derby
The crossbar twice denies Wigan winger Callum McManaman in a goalless first between the Latics and Lancashire rivals Bolton Wanderers at the Macron Stadium.
Nov 7, 20:50
Wigan's Callum McManaman scores his team's third goal against MK Dons during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Team News: Uwe Rosler makes four changes for trip to Bolton Wanderers
Wigan Athletic manager Uwe Rosler makes four changes to his side for their Championship trip to Bolton Wanderers, for whom Max Clayton makes a first competitive start.
Nov 7, 19:22
Bryan Ruiz of Fulham is congratulated by Sascha Riether and Pajtim Kasami after scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Cardiff City at Craven Cottage on September 28, 2013
Result: Fulham snatch draw in rollercoaster tie with Wigan Athletic
Bryan Ruiz's late penalty rescues a 3-3 draw for Fulham against Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium.
Nov 1, 16:59
Uwe Rosler Manager of Wigan ahead of the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final second leg match between Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Loftus Road on May 12, 2014
Result: Wigan Athletic and Brentford ends in stalemate
Uwe Rosler's Wigan Athletic are held to a 0-0 Championship draw by his former club Brentford at the DW Stadium.
Oct 18, 16:56
Wigan's Leon Barnett celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Zulte Waregem during their Europa League group match on November 28, 2013
Half-Time Report: Wigan Athletic, Brentford goalless at the break
Wigan Athletic and Brentford remains goalless despite a lively first half.
Oct 18, 15:52
Scott Carson of Wigan Athletic makes a save from Yaya Sanogo of Arsenal during the FA Cup Semi-Final match on April 12, 2014
Team News: Three changes for Wigan Athletic, Birmingham City
Wigan Athletic and Birmingham City both make three changes to their starting lineups for their Championship match at St Andrew's.
Apr 29, 19:17
Wigan Athletic captain Gary Caldwell slumps to the ground after missing the first penalty of the FA Cup semi-final shootout against Arsenal at Wembley on April 12, 2014
Preview: Wigan Athletic vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews Good Friday's Championship match between fifth and sixth in the table - Wigan Athletic and Reading.
Apr 16, 19:33
Brentford manager Uwe Rosler looks on ahead of the Sky Bet League One match between Brentford and Crewe Alexandra at Griffin Park on November 16, 2013
Team News: Wigan Athletic make seven changes
Uwe Rosler makes seven changes to his Wigan Athletic starting lineup following the 1-0 defeat at Loftus Road last time out.
Mar 29, 14:32
New manager of Wigan Athletic, Uwe Rosler, looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Wigan Athletic at Hillsborough Stadium on December 18, 2013
Team News: Five changes for Wigan Athletic against Yeovil Town
Uwe Rosler makes five Wigan Athletic changes as the Latics go in search of their seventh straight league win against Yeovil Town.
Mar 18, 19:29
Manager Uwe Rosler of Wigan Athletic gestures during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Bolton Wanderers at the DW Stadium on December 15, 2013
Preview: Wigan Athletic vs. Yeovil Town
Sports Mole peers ahead to the Championship meeting between Wigan Athletic and Yeovil Town on Tuesday night.
Mar 17, 17:26
James McClean of Wigan Athletic celebrates his goal during the Budweiser FA Cup fourth round match between Wigan Athletic and Crystal Palace at DW Stadium on January 25, 2014
Result: Wigan Athletic edge past Ipswich Town
Wigan Athletic beat Ipswich Town 3-1 in their Championship meeting at Portman Road.
Mar 15, 17:00
Wigan's Leon Barnett celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Zulte Waregem during their Europa League group match on November 28, 2013
Half-Time Report: Leon Barnett gives Wigan Athletic the lead against Ipswich Town
Wigan Athletic lead Ipswich Town 2-1 after the first half of their Championship match.
Mar 15, 15:53
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan kisses the trophy following his team's 1-0 victory during the FA Cup with Budweiser Final between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium on May 11, 2013
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Wigan Athletic
Sports Mole previews the FA Cup fifth-round clash between Premier League strugglers Cardiff City and holders Wigan Athletic at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Feb 13, 20:42
New manager of Wigan Athletic, Uwe Rosler, looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Wigan Athletic at Hillsborough Stadium on December 18, 2013
Half-Time Report: Wigan Athletic with two-goal lead at the break
Wigan Athletic score twice before the break in their match against Sheffield Wednesday.
Feb 11, 20:37
Reading's Adam Le Fondre celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Blackpool during their Championship match on January 28, 2014
Sports Mole's Championship Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out its strongest XI, best goal and biggest numpty from yesterday's midweek fixtures in the Championship.
Jan 29, 13:19
Wigan's Nick Powell heads in the opening goal against Maribor during their Europa League group match on October 3, 2013
Result: Wigan Athletic through to fourth round with extra-time win
Wigan Athletic need extra time to beat MK Dons in their FA Cup third-round replay.
Jan 14, 22:20
MK Dons' Ben Reeves is mobbed by teammates after scoring his team's second goal against Wigan during their FA Cup third round match on January 4, 2013
Half-Time Report: Wigan Athletic behind to MK Dons
MK Dons are beating FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic at half time in their third-round replay.
Jan 14, 20:38
Zulte Waregem's Thorgan Hazard is congratulated by teammates after scoring his team's opening goal against Wigan during their Europa League group match on November 28, 2013
Result: Zulte Waregem stun Wigan Athletic at DW Stadium
Junior Malanda scores two minutes from time to help Zulte Waregem beat Wigan Athletic 2-1 at the DW Stadium in the Europa League.
Nov 28, 21:55
Wigan's Leon Barnett celebrates after scoring his team's equaliser during the match against Doncaster on August 20, 2013
Half-Time Report: Wigan Athletic drawing with Zulte Waregem
Wigan Athletic squander an early lead to go into the half-time break level at 1-1 with Zulte Waregem.
Nov 28, 20:53
Wigan's Nick Powell heads in the opening goal against Maribor during their Europa League group match on October 3, 2013
Result: Nick Powell sinks Huddersfield Town
Wigan Athletic edge out Huddersfield Town at the DW Stadium, courtesy of Nick Powell's second-half winner.
Nov 2, 17:03
Wigan's Leon Barnett celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the match against Barnsley on August 3, 2013
Half-Time Report: Oliver Norwood cancels out Leon Barnett opener
Huddersfield Town hold Wigan Athletic to a 1-1 draw at half time, courtesy of Oliver Norwood's late equaliser in the first half.
Nov 2, 16:00
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates with teammates Alvaro Negredo and Samir Nasri after scoring his team's third goal against Manchester United during their Premier League match on September 22, 2013
Live Commentary: Manchester City 5-0 Wigan Athletic - as it happened
Live coverage of the third-round Capital One Cup tie between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic.
Sep 24, 18:45
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Result: Leicester City cruise to comfortable victory
Goals from Liam Moore and David Nugent give Leicester City a comfortable 2-0 victory over Wigan Athletic in the Championship.
Sep 14, 17:00
Wigan's Grant Holt scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the match against Middlesbrough on August 25, 2013
Half-Time Report: Middlesbrough strike late to level at break
Middlesbrough score in injury time of the first half to cancel out a Grant Holt penalty and go into the break against Wigan level at 1-1.
Aug 25, 15:52
Doncaster manager Paul Dickov prior to kick off against Wigan on August 20, 2013
Paul Dickov pleased to compete against Wigan Athletic
Doncaster Rovers manager Paul Dickov says that last night's performance against Wigan Athletic was "really pleasing" despite losing a two-goal lead.
Aug 21, 04:30
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle prior to kick-off against Doncaster on August 20, 2013
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle claims "stonewall penalty"
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle says that his side should have been awarded a penalty before going behind in last night's Championship clash with Doncaster Rovers.
Aug 21, 03:52
Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle prior to kick-off against Doncaster on August 20, 2013
Owen Coyle "disappointed" with sloppy goals
Owen Coyle criticises the "sloppy" goals Wigan Athletic conceded against Doncaster Rovers.
Aug 20, 22:55
Doncaster manager Paul Dickov prior to kick off against Wigan on August 20, 2013
Paul Dickov: 'Mixed emotions after draw'
Paul Dickov says that he has "mixed emotions" after Doncaster Rovers conceded a late equaliser against Wigan Athletic.
Aug 20, 22:43
Wigan's Leon Barnett celebrates after scoring his team's equaliser during the match against Doncaster on August 20, 2013
Result: Wigan Athletic earn comeback draw
Wigan Athletic strike late against Doncaster Rovers to earn a 2-2 draw in the Championship.
Aug 20, 21:49



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1Shrewsbury TownShrewsbury17124126111540
2Wigan AthleticWigan17113330111936
3Bradford CityBradford1810352720733
4Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe189542213932
5Charlton AthleticCharlton169432518731
6Blackburn RoversBlackburn1684424121228
7Oxford UnitedOxford Utd187563122926
8Rotherham UnitedRotherham188283125626
9Fleetwood Town187562726126
10Portsmouth188282322126
11Peterborough UnitedPeterborough177462724325
12Blackpool177462322125
13MK Dons186572026-623
14Southend UnitedSouthend176562027-723
15Oldham AthleticOldham176383036-621
16Bristol Rovers1870112633-721
17Doncaster RoversDoncaster185581921-220
18Walsall174762125-419
19AFC Wimbledon185491420-619
20Gillingham184681421-718
21Northampton TownNorthampton1853101530-1518
22Rochdale173861722-517
23Plymouth ArgylePlymouth1835101328-1514
24Bury1834111828-1013
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