LENNON: LEEDS UNITED CAREER EXAMINED

Aaron Lennon joined the Leeds United Academy at the age of 14 in 2001. Also, the speedy winger set a record as the youngest player to have his boots sponsored when Adidas snapped him up at the age of 14.

Two years later, Aaron Lennon began his professional football career in the colours of Leeds United as he became the youngest player to feature in the Premier League at the age of just 16. He was 16 years and 129 days old when he came off the bench for Leeds during the 2-1 loss to North London side Tottenham Hotspur in August 2003. Continue reading “LENNON: LEEDS UNITED CAREER EXAMINED”

SPURS: LENNON DELIGHTED WITH DEFOE ANNOUNCEMENT

Ex-England international winger Aaron Lennon was delighted for compatriot and former teammate Jermaine Defoe after he was confirmed as a coach at Tottenham Hotspur earlier this month. In addition to his coaching role with the Spurs Academy, Defoe was also named as an ambassador for the North London club.

Defoe, 39, returned to Tottenham Hotspur earlier this year shortly after he called time on his career as a professional footballer. He retired in March after a short stint at Sunderland while they were in League One. The Black Cats have since secured promotion to the English Championship. The Englishman had joined the Black Cats in January for his second spell at the club after leaving Scottish Premiership side Rangers. His second stint at Sunderland lasted for a few months. Continue reading “SPURS: LENNON DELIGHTED WITH DEFOE ANNOUNCEMENT”

BURNLEY RELEASE LENNON, THREE OTHERS

English Championship side Burnley have released winger Aaron Lennon and three other first-team players after their respective contracts ended on June 30. Burnley are back in the Championship after they were relegated from the English top flight. The Clarets were one of three teams to drop down from the Premier League to the Championship ahead of the new season. Apart from Burnley, Watford and Norwich City also dropped down to the Championship from the Premier League.


Burnleyconfirmed the departures of Aaron Lennon and three others on Friday, June 10, 2022. The Clarets said in a statement that the four first-team players would be leaving the club when their respective contracts expire at the end of the month. Apart from Lennon, the trio of Erik Pieters, Dale Stephens and Phil Bardsley have also been released as the Clarets prepare for life in the second tier of club football in England. Continue reading “BURNLEY RELEASE LENNON, THREE OTHERS”

LENNON ADVISES FORMER CLUB SPURS TO SIGN EVERTON STAR RICHARLISON

According to Daily Telegraph, Tottenham Hotspur are prepared to use Harry Winks and Lucas Moura as makeweights in their pursuit to sign Richardson from Ever ton. Spurs have reportedly been in advanced talks to sign the Brazilian international, with initial reports suggesting a deal could be reached for €60 million. However, recent reports have claimed the Toffees want around €75 million for Richarlison, which has hampered Tottenham’s plans slightly. But the north London club are not ready to give up their pursuit of the 25-year-old yet.

As per report, Ever ton value Richarlison highly and have also made Harry Winks one of their transfer targets. And Tottenham are planning to use the Toffees’ interest in the English midfielder to their benefit by offering him as a part of their bid to sign the former Watford man. Tottenham are even ready to include Lucas Moura in any potential deal, but Everton’s stance on their potential offer is still unclear. The north London club seem seriously interested in Richarlison, and new developments in the transfer saga can be expected shortly.

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LENNON: FOOTBALL CAREER IN SUMMARY

England international Aaron Lennon started his career as a professional football player at hometown club Leeds United and he went on to make his debut for the club as a teenager thus becoming the youngest player to feature in the Premier League at the time. His first game for the Leeds United senior team came in the Premier League in 2003. Two years later, the winger left Leeds United to sign for North London outfit Tottenham Hotspur.


Spurs paid £1m to sign Aaron Lennon from Leeds United. At the North London club, he had an attacking return of 30 goals in 364 appearances in all  competitions. The Englishman won the first and final major trophy till date as part of the Tottenham Hotspur squad that won the 2008 League Cup by beating London rivals Chelsea in the final. Chelsea came into the game as favourites, but it was Spurs who emerged victorious thanks to a 2-1 win. Continue reading “LENNON: FOOTBALL CAREER IN SUMMARY”

LENNON FEATURED IN BIG WIN OVER WATFORD

English winger Aaron Lennon was in the Burnley starting XI for the away game against Watford in the Premier League last weekend. He started the crucial relegation six-pointer on the left side of the Burnley midfield. Aaron Lennon was on from start until one minute before the end of the game when he was replaced by Matt Lowton with the Clarets looking to secure the three points after coming from a goal down to score two late goals. With the help of the two late goals, Burnleywere able to record a 2-1 victory at the expense of the Hornets. For Aaron Lennon, he’s a regular member of the starting XI following his return to the club last summer. He has two goals in 24 league matches this season.


Ahead of the game, hosts Watford were nine points from safety and with time running out they needed the three points at stake to save themselves from being demoted. The Hornets made a bright start in the eighth minute when Burnleydefender James Tarkowskiscored an own goal off the cross from Slovakian midfielder JurajKucka. Watford preserved the lead until the final seven minutes when they collapsed by conceding two goals.Burnleymidfielder Jack Cork equalised with seven minutes left on the clock off the cross from left-back Charlie Taylor. Three minutes later, the Clarets got their winning goal throughJason Brownhill. Continue reading “LENNON FEATURED IN BIG WIN OVER WATFORD”

LENNON’S BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE DESPITE CHELSEA LOSS

Three goals in the opening few minutes of the second half led to Burnley to go down to a 4-0 defeat at home against Chelsea on a day when winger Aaron Lennon was considered their best player in both the man of the match vote and the player ratings.


In a strange game, where we played so well in the first half before losing it in the first ten minutes of the second half, Lennon again stood out and continued the form he’s shown since winning a regular place in the team. Continue reading “LENNON’S BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE DESPITE CHELSEA LOSS”

AARON LENNON COULD LEAD BURNLEY’S CHARGE

Aaron Lennon is back with a goal for Burnley in their 3-1 loss against Manchester United. Lennon made 55 appearances for Burnley from 2017 to 2020, before leaving for Kayserispor where he spent a year. These days he’s back at Burnley, and he’s hoping to take back the number “10” role that he played for the club before he left.

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The ex-Tottenham has been used skimpily in his second return to the Clarets, but the recent injury to Max Cornet as well as the sale of Chris Wood could see Lennon play more regularly. The ex-Tottenham would hope to help Burnley stay up in the Premier League, the Clarets are currently rooted to the bottom of the table. Though they have significantly played lesser games than all the teams around them thanks to injuries and Covid.
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LENNON SET FOR RETURN AGAINST PALACE

Burnley winger Aaron Lennon is on course to return toPremier League football scene for the Crystal Palace game this weekend after recovering from the illness that forced him to miss the last Premier League clash at leaders Chelsea just before the just concluded international break.

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Aaron Lennon was not in the Burnley squad for the Chelsea game the last time out, but he’s set to feature at least on the bench for the home clash with in-form Palace in the Premier League later this week. The two teams meet at Turf Moor on Saturday hoping to continue their recent form.
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BURNLEY: LENNON IN FIRST LEAGUE START

Burnley winger Aaron Lennon made the first start of his second spell for the Clarets as they were forced to a goalless draw by visiting team, Norwich City in a Premier League duel played just before the October international break.


Aaron Lennon made 55 appearances for Burnley during his first spell which lasted for over two years. He left Burnley at the end of his contract at the club last summer having joined the club from Everton for an undisclosed fee in January 2018. He had penned a two-and-a-half year deal with the Clarets when he joined during the 2018 winter transfer window. Continue reading “BURNLEY: LENNON IN FIRST LEAGUE START”