Leighton Baines, the ego-free Evertonian, retires on his own unselfish terms | Andy Hunter


Left-back played 420 games for his club and 30 for England before he departed in the same understated way he carried himself through 13 seasons at Goodison
A brief pause at the top of the tunnel steps, one quick glance back at a deserted Goodison Park, and then Leighton Baines was gone. Thirteen years and 420 games as an Everton player but no fans or fanfare to mark a retirement that caught many at his own club unaware.

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