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Bailey Peacock-Farrell

Goalkeeper

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Biography

Date of birth

29/10/1996

Height

193 cm

Signed

02/08/2019

Country

Northern Ireland

Highly-rated goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell joined the Clarets from Leeds United for an undisclosed fee in August, 2019.

The Northern Ireland international signed a four-year deal, with the option of a further 12 months, and took squad number 15 at Turf Moor.

Darlington-born Peacock-Farrell started his career in the youth system at Middlesbrough before joining Leeds and signing a first professional contract at Elland Road in 2015.

After making his first-team debut a year later, Peacock-Farrell then enjoyed his first run of games in the Championship towards the end of the 2017/18 season.

He then started last season as first choice for Marcelo Bielsa's side and made 28 appearances as Leeds reached the Championship play-offs.

Peacock-Farrell qualifies for Northern Ireland through an Enniskillen-born grandfather and after graduating through the Under-21 ranks, made his senior international debut in September, 2018.

By the start of the 2019/20 season, he had gone on to win eight further caps and play a leading role in his country’s 100 per cent start to their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.

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