Chris Baird

Date of birth25 February 1982
Place of birthBallymena
NationalityNorthern Irish
Weight72 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Chris Baird extended his contract at Southampton to June 2006 in July 2004 then to June 2009 in April 2006.

He joined Fulham in July 2007 with a four-year contract that was extended to June 2013 in September 2010.

Chris joined Reading in September 2013 with a contract to January 2014.

He joined Burnley in March 2014 with a contract to June 2014.

Chris joined West Bromwich Albion in July 2014 with a one-year contract.

He joined Derby County in July 2015 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2018 in April 2017.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Southampton 15 Jan 2001 12 Jul 2007
Walsall 25 Sep 2003 25 Nov 2003 L
Watford 16 Mar 2004 04 May 2004 L
Fulham 12 Jul 2007 30 Jun 2013
Reading 20 Sep 2013 05 Jan 2014
Burnley 20 Mar 2014 30 Jun 2014
West Bromwich Albion 07 Jul 2014 30 Jun 2015
Derby County 01 Jul 2015
Fulham 18 Feb 2016 02 May 2016 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Southampton FA Cup 1
2002-03 Southampton Premier League 1
2
1
2003-04 Southampton Premier League 1
3
1
2003-04 Walsall League Division 1 10
1
2
2003-04 Watford League Division 1 8
2005-06 Southampton FA Cup 2
2005-06 Southampton League Championship 16
1
3
2005-06 Southampton League Cup 1
2006-07 Southampton FA Cup 2
2006-07 Southampton League Championship 44
3
5
2006-07 Southampton League Championship Play-Offs 2
2006-07 Southampton League Cup 3
2007-08 Fulham FA Cup 1
1
2007-08 Fulham League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Fulham Premier League 17
1
1
1
2008-09 Fulham League Cup 1
2008-09 Fulham Premier League 3
7
2009-10 Fulham FA Cup 3
1
2009-10 Fulham League Cup 1
2009-10 Fulham Premier League 29
3
4
2009-10 Fulham UEFA Europa League 13
3
6
2010-11 Fulham FA Cup 2
1
2010-11 Fulham Premier League 25
4
2
5
2011-12 Fulham FA Cup 1
1
2011-12 Fulham League Cup 1
2011-12 Fulham Premier League 13
6
6
2011-12 Fulham UEFA Europa League 7
1
2012-13 Fulham FA Cup 2
2012-13 Fulham League Cup 1
1
2012-13 Fulham Premier League 14
5
2
5
2013-14 Burnley League Championship 5
2
2013-14 Reading League Championship 9
1
2014-15 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 1
2
2014-15 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 2
2014-15 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 9
10
2
2015-16 Derby County FA Cup 1
2015-16 Derby County League Championship 8
6
1
2015-16 Derby County League Cup 1
2015-16 Fulham League Championship 3
4
2016-17 Derby County FA Cup 2
2016-17 Derby County Football League Trophy 1
2016-17 Derby County League Championship 28
5
3
2016-17 Derby County League Cup 2
2017-18 Derby County League Championship 9
1
2017-18 Derby County League Cup 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
22 Mar 2003 Southampton v Aston Villa D 2-2 Premier League
07 May 2003 Arsenal v Southampton L 6-1 Premier League
11 May 2003 Manchester City v Southampton W 0-1 Premier League
17 May 2003 Arsenal v Southampton L 1-0 FA Cup Final
21 Dec 2003 Southampton v Portsmouth W 3-0 Premier League
29 Dec 2003 Southampton v Arsenal L 0-1 Premier League
10 Feb 2004 Arsenal v Southampton L 2-0 Premier League
15 May 2004 Charlton Athletic v Southampton L 2-1 Premier League
20 Sep 2005 Mansfield Town v Southampton L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
11 Dec 2005 Southampton v Luton Town W 1-0 League Championship
26 Dec 2005 Watford v Southampton L 3-0 League Championship
28 Dec 2005 Southampton v Sheffield United L 0-1 League Championship
31 Dec 2005 Cardiff City v Southampton L 2-1 League Championship
02 Jan 2006 Southampton v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-1 League Championship
07 Jan 2006 Southampton v Milton Keynes Dons W 4-3 FA Cup 3rd round
25 Jan 2006 Southampton v Crystal Palace D 0-0 League Championship
28 Jan 2006 Leicester City v Southampton W 0-1 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 2006 Plymouth Argyle v Southampton L 2-1 League Championship
11 Mar 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Southampton D 1-1 League Championship
20 Mar 2006 Southampton v Watford L 1-3 League Championship
25 Mar 2006 Sheffield United v Southampton L 3-0 League Championship
28 Mar 2006 Burnley v Southampton D 1-1 League Championship
01 Apr 2006 Southampton v Cardiff City W 3-2 League Championship
08 Apr 2006 Brighton and Hove Albion v Southampton W 0-2 League Championship
15 Apr 2006 Stoke City v Southampton W 1-2 League Championship
17 Apr 2006 Southampton v Millwall W 2-0 League Championship
22 Apr 2006 Crystal Palace v Southampton L 2-1 League Championship
30 Apr 2006 Southampton v Leicester City W 2-0 League Championship
06 Aug 2006 Derby County v Southampton D 2-2 League Championship
09 Aug 2006 Southampton v Coventry City W 2-0 League Championship
12 Aug 2006 Southampton v West Bromwich Albion D 0-0 League Championship
19 Aug 2006 Barnsley v Southampton D 2-2 League Championship
23 Aug 2006 Southampton v Yeovil Town W 5-2 League Cup 1st round
26 Aug 2006 Southampton v Preston North End D 1-1 League Championship
09 Sep 2006 Ipswich Town v Southampton L 2-1 League Championship
12 Sep 2006 Crystal Palace v Southampton W 0-2 League Championship
16 Sep 2006 Southampton v Plymouth Argyle W 1-0 League Championship
19 Sep 2006 Millwall v Southampton W 0-4 League Cup 2nd round
23 Sep 2006 Burnley v Southampton W 2-3 League Championship
30 Sep 2006 Southampton v Queens Park Rangers L 1-2 League Championship
14 Oct 2006 Leicester City v Southampton L 3-2 League Championship
17 Oct 2006 Cardiff City v Southampton L 1-0 League Championship
21 Oct 2006 Southampton v Stoke City W 1-0 League Championship
24 Oct 2006 Notts County v Southampton L 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
28 Oct 2006 Colchester United v Southampton L 2-0 League Championship
01 Nov 2006 Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Championship
04 Nov 2006 Southampton v Hull City D 0-0 League Championship
11 Nov 2006 Sunderland v Southampton D 1-1 League Championship
18 Nov 2006 Leeds United v Southampton W 0-3 League Championship
25 Nov 2006 Southampton v Luton Town W 2-1 League Championship
29 Nov 2006 Southampton v Birmingham City W 4-3 League Championship
02 Dec 2006 Hull City v Southampton W 2-4 League Championship
09 Dec 2006 Southend United v Southampton L 2-1 League Championship
16 Dec 2006 Southampton v Norwich City W 2-1 League Championship
23 Dec 2006 Sheffield Wednesday v Southampton D 3-3 League Championship
26 Dec 2006 Southampton v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Championship
30 Dec 2006 Southampton v Leicester City W 2-0 League Championship
01 Jan 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Southampton D 1-1 League Championship
06 Jan 2007 Torquay United v Southampton W 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 2007 Southampton v Burnley D 0-0 League Championship
20 Jan 2007 Queens Park Rangers v Southampton W 0-2 League Championship
28 Jan 2007 Manchester City v Southampton L 3-1 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 2007 Southampton v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 League Championship
03 Feb 2007 Southampton v Derby County L 0-1 League Championship
10 Feb 2007 West Bromwich Albion v Southampton D 1-1 League Championship
17 Feb 2007 Southampton v Barnsley W 5-2 League Championship
20 Feb 2007 Coventry City v Southampton L 2-1 League Championship
24 Feb 2007 Southampton v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Championship
05 Mar 2007 Preston North End v Southampton L 3-1 League Championship
10 Mar 2007 Stoke City v Southampton L 2-1 League Championship
13 Mar 2007 Southampton v Cardiff City D 2-2 League Championship
16 Mar 2007 Southampton v Colchester United L 1-2 League Championship
09 Apr 2007 Southampton v Sunderland L 1-2 League Championship
14 Apr 2007 Birmingham City v Southampton L 2-1 League Championship
21 Apr 2007 Southampton v Leeds United W 1-0 League Championship
28 Apr 2007 Norwich City v Southampton W 0-1 League Championship
06 May 2007 Southampton v Southend United W 4-1 League Championship
12 May 2007 Southampton v Derby County L 1-2 League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
15 May 2007 Derby County v Southampton W 2-3
Agg: 4-4 (3-4)
League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Northern Ireland UEFA Under-18 1
1
2000-01 Northern Ireland UEFA Under-18 2
2000-01 Northern Ireland Under-18 UEFA ?
1
2001-02 Northern Ireland Under-21 1
2002-03 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
2002-03 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
2002-03 Northern Ireland UEFA Under-21 3
1
2002-03 Northern Ireland Under-21 2
2003-04 Northern Ireland Caribbean Tournament 3
2003-04 Northern Ireland International Friendly 3
2003-04 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
2004-05 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
1
2004-05 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
2005-06 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 3
2
2005-06 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
2006-07 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
2006-07 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 4
2007-08 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
1
2007-08 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 4
1
2
2008-09 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 4
2
2
2008-09 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
2009-10 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1
2009-10 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
2010-11 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
2010-11 Northern Ireland Nations Cup 1
2010-11 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 5
1
2011-12 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 5
2012-13 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 4
2
2012-13 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
2013-14 Northern Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1
2013-14 Northern Ireland International Friendly 2
2014-15 Northern Ireland International Friendly 1
2014-15 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 6
1
2015-16 Northern Ireland International Friendly 3
2015-16 Northern Ireland UEFA European Championship 4
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
16 Sep 1999 Northern Ireland v Luxembourg W 4-0 UEFA U18 Group 2
11 May 2000 Northern Ireland v Ukraine D 2-2 UEFA U18 2nd round group 1
16 Sep 2000 Luxembourg v Northern Ireland W 0-4 U18 UEFA ??
31 Oct 2000 Portugal v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA U18 Group 14
02 Nov 2000 Northern Ireland v Norway L 1-3 UEFA U18 Group 14
12 Feb 2002 Northern Ireland v Germany L 0-1 U21
06 Sep 2002 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 U21
11 Oct 2002 Spain v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 6
15 Oct 2002 Northern Ireland v Ukraine D 1-1 UEFA U21 Group 6
11 Feb 2003 Northern Ireland v Finland W 3-1 U21
01 Apr 2003 Northern Ireland v Greece L 2-6 UEFA U21 Group 6
03 Jun 2003 Italy v Northern Ireland L 2-0 International Friendly
11 Jun 2003 Northern Ireland v Spain D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
06 Sep 2003 Ukraine v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
10 Sep 2003 Northern Ireland v Armenia L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
11 Oct 2003 Greece v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
18 Feb 2004 Northern Ireland v Norway L 1-4 International Friendly
31 Mar 2004 Estonia v Northern Ireland W 0-1 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Northern Ireland v Serbia and Montenegro D 1-1 International Friendly
30 May 2004 Barbados v Northern Ireland D 1-1 CARIBBEAN TOUR
02 Jun 2004 St Kitts and Nevis v Northern Ireland W 0-2 CARIBBEAN TOUR
06 Jun 2004 Trinidad and Tobago v Northern Ireland W 0-3 CARIBBEAN TOUR
09 Oct 2004 Azerbaijan v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
10 Feb 2005 Northern Ireland v Canada L 0-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 England v Northern Ireland L 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
30 Mar 2005 Poland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
04 Jun 2005 Northern Ireland v Germany L 1-4 International Friendly
03 Sep 2005 Northern Ireland v Azerbaijan W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
07 Sep 2005 Northern Ireland v England W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
12 Oct 2005 Austria v Northern Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
01 Mar 2006 Northern Ireland v Estonia W 1-0 International Friendly
16 Aug 2006 Finland v Northern Ireland W 1-2 International Friendly
02 Sep 2006 Northern Ireland v Iceland L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group F
06 Sep 2006 Northern Ireland v Spain W 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group F
07 Oct 2006 Denmark v Northern Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
11 Oct 2006 Northern Ireland v Latvia W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
22 Aug 2007 Northern Ireland v Liechtenstein W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
08 Sep 2007 Latvia v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
12 Sep 2007 Iceland v Northern Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
17 Nov 2007 Northern Ireland v Denmark W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group F
21 Nov 2007 Spain v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group F
06 Feb 2008 Northern Ireland v Bulgaria L 0-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2008 Northern Ireland v Georgia W 4-1 International Friendly
20 Aug 2008 Scotland v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 Slovakia v Northern Ireland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
10 Sep 2008 Northern Ireland v Czech Republic D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
11 Oct 2008 Slovenia v Northern Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
15 Oct 2008 Northern Ireland v San Marino W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
19 Nov 2008 Northern Ireland v Hungary L 0-2 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Northern Ireland v Poland W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
01 Apr 2009 Northern Ireland v Slovenia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
12 Aug 2009 Northern Ireland v Israel D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Sep 2009 Northern Ireland v Slovakia L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
14 Oct 2009 Czech Republic v Northern Ireland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 3
14 Nov 2009 Northern Ireland v Serbia L 0-1 International Friendly
11 Aug 2010 Montenegro v Northern Ireland L 2-0 International Friendly
03 Sep 2010 Slovenia v Northern Ireland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
08 Oct 2010 Northern Ireland v Italy D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
12 Oct 2010 Faroe Islands v Northern Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
09 Feb 2011 Northern Ireland v Scotland L 0-3 Nations Cup
25 Mar 2011 Serbia v Northern Ireland L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
29 Mar 2011 Northern Ireland v Slovenia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
10 Aug 2011 Northern Ireland v Faroe Islands W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
02 Sep 2011 Northern Ireland v Serbia L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
06 Sep 2011 Estonia v Northern Ireland L 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group C
07 Oct 2011 Northern Ireland v Estonia L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group C
11 Oct 2011 Italy v Northern Ireland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group C
15 Aug 2012 Northern Ireland v Finland D 3-3 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Russia v Northern Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup
11 Sep 2012 Northern Ireland v Luxembourg D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
16 Oct 2012 Portugal v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup
14 Nov 2012 Northern Ireland v Azerbaijan D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
06 Sep 2013 Northern Ireland v Portugal L 2-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
15 Oct 2013 Israel v Northern Ireland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group F
15 Nov 2013 Turkey v Northern Ireland L 1-0 International Friendly
30 May 2014 Uruguay v Northern Ireland L 1-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2014 Hungary v Northern Ireland W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
11 Oct 2014 Northern Ireland v Faroe Islands W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
14 Oct 2014 Greece v Northern Ireland W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
14 Nov 2014 Romania v Northern Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
25 Mar 2015 Scotland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2015 Northern Ireland v Finland W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
13 Jun 2015 Northern Ireland v Romania D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
04 Sep 2015 Faroe Islands v Northern Ireland W 1-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
07 Sep 2015 Northern Ireland v Hungary D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
11 Oct 2015 Finland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
13 Nov 2015 Northern Ireland v Latvia W 1-0 International Friendly
27 May 2016 Northern Ireland v Belarus W 3-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2016 Slovakia v Northern Ireland D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Jun 2016 Poland v Northern Ireland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group C


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.