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James Bailey

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

18/09/1988

Height

183cm

Signed

04/07/2017

Country

England

James Bailey joined Town on a free transfer in July 2017.

The experienced midfielder put pen to paper on a two-year deal, tying him to the club until 2019.

Bailey began his career at Crewe Alexandra before transferring to Derby County. He made 64 appearances for the Rams in four years and was loaned out to Coventry City twice.

Barnsley purchased his signature in 2014 and after a season he left for a new challenge in India and Canada before returning to England with Carlisle United.

As captain, Bailey made 29 appearances last season before a medial knee ligament injury ended his campaign and ruled him out until Christmas 2018.

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