Everton news

Baines played through ankle problem

January 8, 2013
By ESPN staff
Everton defender Leighton Baines played in his side's FA Cup third round win at Cheltenham on Monday despite suffering from an ankle injury, manager David Moyes has said.

Baines, 28, scored his side's second goal against the League Two side at Whaddon Road as they cruised to a 5-1 victory, but was substituted after just over an hour.

Moyes said the left-back had an ankle problem that needed careful monitoring, but revealed that he had been included in the line-up because he ...

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