Michael John "Mick" Rathbone (born 6 November 1958) is an English former professional footballer who is now Head of Medical at Wigan Athletic. He is also known by the nickname Baz.

He played 384 games in the Football League representing Birmingham City, Blackburn Rovers and Preston North End. He played as a full back. After injury forced his retirement as a player he studied physiotherapy, and worked in that field for Halifax Town, Preston North End, and, from 2002 to 2010, Everton, where he became head of sports medicine. His son, Oliver, is also a professional footballer currently playing for League One side Rochdale.



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