Aaron
Burns
DOB
29th May 1992
Position
Wide Left
Joined Linfield
October 22, 2006
Previous Clubs
Portadown
Shirt Number
14
Home Shirt Sponsor
Dougie Craig
Away Shirt Sponsor
Dungannon Ladies LSC
Player Notes
From Banbridge

Came through Linfield Academy

Had trials with Leicester City.

Debut as a late sub in a 4-1 win away to Coleraine on December 13, 2008.

Aaron signed a 2 year contract on August 4, 2010.

First Linfield goal came in a 4-0 home win against Newry City on Friday October 15, 2010.

First hat-trick - 3-0 Windsor Park win v Dungannon Swifts on January 21, 2012.

Did not accept the offer of a new Linfield contract in August 2012 when his previous one expired.

Signed an amateur contract with Portadown till the end of the season on January 10, 2013.

Re-signed for Linfield on a one year contract on 29 May 2013.

First Linfield appearance in his 2nd spell with the club in 2-0 win away to IF Fuglafjord (Faroe Islands) in Europa League on Wednesday 3 July 2013.

First Linfield goal in his 2nd spell with the club came in a 1-0 away win against Skoda Xanthi of Greece in the Europa League on Thursday July 18, 2013.

Scored on his 100th Linfield appearance in a 4-1 win away to Ballymena on Saturday October 26, 2013.

Signed a 2 year contract on May 8, 2014.

Scored on his 150th appearance in a 3-2 home win against Portadown on Saturday December 20, 2014

20 goals in season in 2014/15

Linfieldfc.com Player of the Year - 2014/15

Signed a 2 year contract extension on February 3, 2016 to take effect on the expiry of his contract at the end of the season.

Scored on his 200th appearance in a 3-2 win away to Coleraine on Saturday February 20, 2016.

Scored a hat trick in Irish Cup semi final win v Lurgan Celtic on April 2, 2016.

27 goals in season 2015/16

NIFWA Player of the month for September 2016.

LINFIELD CAREER RECORD
(at end of 2015/16):


Played: 210 (including 45 as sub)

Goals: 71

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