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Ashley Baker

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

30/10/1996

Signed

07/08/2017

Country

Wales

Sheffield Wednesday signed former Cardiff City defender Ashley Baker in January 2017.

An international at youth level with Wales, Baker first joined the Bluebirds in the Under-14 age group.

The full back became a key player for the Cardiff Under-18s and Development Squad during his time in the Welsh capital.

The Bridgend-born defender completed his scholarship with Cardiff and was offered professional terms following the conclusion of the 2014/15 campaign.

Baker joined the Owls following the expiry of his contract at The Cardiff City Stadium, signing at Hillsborough until summer 2018.

In April 2018, Baker extended his stay at the club, signing a new contract until 2020. He made his full debut in the Owls' 5-1 win over Norwich on the final day of the 2017/18 campaign.

After making a strong start to the 2018/19 season, Baker earned his maiden call-up to the Wales Under-21 set-up.

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