Baird Returns

Thursday 18 February 2016 15:00

The Club is excited to welcome Chris Baird back to Fulham on a loan deal from Derby County until the end of the season.

The versatile Northern Ireland international enjoyed a highly successful six-year stint in SW6 earlier in his career, making 165 appearances, and he played an important role as the Club secured a record high position of seventh in the Premier League.

He featured 54 times in our historic 2009/10 campaign, and played the full 120 minutes of the UEFA Europa League Final defeat by Atletico Madrid.

After leaving Fulham in the summer of 2013, the Southampton academy graduate took in spells at Reading, Burnley and West Bromwich Albion, prior to joining Derby at the start of the season.

Speaking to the official website, Baird said: “When the opportunity arose I had no doubt in my mind that I wanted to come and be part of this again.

“I’m looking forward to playing in front of the fans again. They were fantastic to me over the six years that I was here previously.”

There will be a full exclusive interview with Chris Baird on fulhamfc.com later today.