French flag Youri Djorkaeff

Born09 March 1968, Lyon
NationalityFrench
Weight72 kg
Height1.79 m
PositionMidfielder

His father was a French international and Youri began his career at Grenoble where he stayed until moving to Strasbourg in 1989. After only a season and a half he left for Monaco where he won a French Cup Winners medal and reached the final of the European Cup Winnerís Cup.

Youri won international recognition while at Monaco making his debut in October 1993 against Israel. He moved to Paris St Germain for the 1995-96 season winning a European Cup Winners Cup medal in that one season.

Youri starred at Euro 1996 where his performances earned him a move to Inter.

He could have moved to Manchester United but decided to join Kaiserslautern who had offered him a longer contract. He fell out with coach Andy Brehme and was forced to join Bolton Wanderers in the 2001-02 season in an attempt to make the World Cup Final squad.
A gifted attacking midfielder, Youri joined Blackburn Rovers in September 2004 with a three-month contract.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1998-99 Internazionale UEFA Champions League 1
1999-00 1.FC Kaiserslautern UEFA Cup 3
2
2000-01 1.FC Kaiserslautern Bundesliga 22
4
3
5
2000-01 1.FC Kaiserslautern UEFA Cup 7
2
2001-02 1.FC Kaiserslautern Bundesliga 1
3
2001-02 Bolton Wanderers Premier League 12
4
2002-03 Bolton Wanderers FA Cup 1
2002-03 Bolton Wanderers Premier League 36
7
4
2003-04 Bolton Wanderers Carling Cup 4
1
1
2003-04 Bolton Wanderers Premier League 24
3
8
1
2004-05 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
03 Mar 1999 Manchester United v Inter Milano L 2-0 Champions League Quarter-final 1st leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Grenoble 01 Jul 1984 01 Dec 1989
Strasbourg 01 Dec 1989 01 Dec 1991
AS Monaco 01 Dec 1991 01 Jul 1995
Paris St Germain 01 Jul 1995 01 Jul 1996
Internazionale 01 Jul 1996 01 Jul 1999
1.FC Kaiserslautern 01 Jul 1999 15 Feb 2002
Bolton Wanderers 15 Feb 2002 30 Jun 2004
Blackburn Rovers 28 Sep 2004 31 Dec 2004
New York / New Jersey Metrostars 18 Feb 2005

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1988-89 France Toulon Under-21 2
1
1989-90 France Under-21 2
1
1992-93 France B International 2
3
1992-93 France International
1
1993-94 France B International 1
2
1993-94 France FIFA World Cup
1
1993-94 France International 2
2
1993-94 France Kirin Japan Cup 1
1
1994-95 France B International 1
1994-95 France European Championship 1
3
1995-96 France European Championship 8
1
6
1995-96 France International 4
1
2
1996-97 France International 4
1
3
1996-97 France Tournoi de France 1
1
1
1997-98 France FIFA World Cup 6
1
1
1997-98 France International 5
2
1
1997-98 France King Hassan II Cup 1
1
1
1998-99 France European Championship 6
1
1998-99 France International 2
1
1
1998-99 France Jean-Pierre Papin Testimonial 1
1
1999-00 France European Championship 6
2
4
1999-00 France Hassan II Tournament 1
1
2
1999-00 France International 2
1
2000-01 France Childrens Charity
1
2000-01 France FIFA Confederations Cup 3
2
1
1
2000-01 France International 1
1
1
2001-02 France FIFA World Cup 1
1
2001-02 France International 3
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Jun 1989 France v USA W 1-0 Toulon Under-21 Group A
11 Jun 1989 France v Bulgaria W 3-0 Toulon Under-21 Final
15 Aug 1989 Sweden v France D 3-3 U21
16 Nov 1989 Algeria v France W 0-1 U21
12 Jan 1993 Senegal v France W 1-3 International
07 Jun 1993 France v Venezuela W 2-0 B INTER
10 Jun 1993 France v Colombia L 1-3 B INTER
27 Jul 1993 France v Russia W 5-1 B INTER
13 Oct 1993 France v Israel L 2-3 FIFA World Cup Group 6
16 Feb 1994 Italy v France W 0-1 International
22 Mar 1994 France v Chile W 3-1 International
29 May 1994 Japan v France W 1-4 KIRIN JAPAN CUP
07 Sep 1994 Slovakia v France D 0-0 European Championship Group 1
16 Nov 1994 Poland v France D 0-0 European Championship Group 1
17 Jan 1995 France v Belarus W 1-0 B INTER
29 Mar 1995 Israel v France D 0-0 European Championship Group 1
26 Apr 1995 France v Slovakia W 4-0 European Championship Group 1
22 Jul 1995 Norway v France D 0-0 International
16 Aug 1995 France v Poland D 1-1 European Championship Group 1
06 Sep 1995 France v Azerbaijan W 10-0 European Championship Group 1
11 Oct 1995 Romania v France W 1-3 European Championship Group 1
15 Nov 1995 France v Israel W 2-0 European Championship Group 1
24 Jan 1996 France v Portugal W 3-2 International
21 Feb 1996 France v Greece W 3-1 International
01 Jun 1996 Germany v France W 0-1 International
05 Jun 1996 France v Armenia W 2-0 International
10 Jun 1996 Romania v France W 0-1 European Championship Finals Group B
15 Jun 1996 France v Spain D 1-1 European Championship Finals Group B
18 Jun 1996 France v Bulgaria W 3-1 European Championship Finals Group B
23 Jun 1996 France v Netherlands D 0-0 European Championship Finals quarter-final
26 Jun 1996 France v Czech Republic D 0-0 European Championship Finals semi-final
31 Aug 1996 France v Mexico W 2-0 International
09 Oct 1996 France v Turkey W 4-0 International
09 Nov 1996 Denmark v France L 1-0 International
22 Jan 1997 Portugal v France W 0-2 International
02 Apr 1997 France v Sweden W 1-0 International
07 Jun 1997 France v England L 0-1 TOURNOI DE FRANCE
11 Jun 1997 France v Italy D 2-2 TOURNOI DE FRANCE
11 Oct 1997 France v South Africa W 2-1 International
12 Nov 1997 France v Scotland W 2-1 International
28 Jan 1998 France v Spain W 1-0 International
25 Feb 1998 France v Norway D 3-3 International
25 Mar 1998 Russia v France L 1-0 International
22 Apr 1998 Sweden v France D 0-0 International
27 May 1998 Belgium v France W 0-1 KING HASSAN II CUP
29 May 1998 Morocco v France D 2-2 KING HASSAN II CUP
05 Jun 1998 Finland v France W 0-1 International
12 Jun 1998 France v South Africa W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
18 Jun 1998 France v Saudi Arabia W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
24 Jun 1998 France v Denmark W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
28 Jun 1998 France v Paraguay W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
03 Jul 1998 France v Italy D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
08 Jul 1998 France v Croatia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals semi-final
12 Jul 1998 France v Brazil W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Final
19 Aug 1998 Austria v France D 2-2 International
05 Sep 1998 Iceland v France D 1-1 European Championship Group 4
10 Oct 1998 Russia v France W 2-3 European Championship Group 4
14 Oct 1998 France v Andorra W 2-0 European Championship Group 4
20 Jan 1999 France v Morocco W 1-0 International
10 Feb 1999 England v France W 0-2 International
27 Mar 1999 France v Ukraine D 0-0 European Championship Group 4
31 Mar 1999 France v Armenia W 2-0 European Championship Group 4
30 May 1999 France v World XI D 2-2 Jean-Pierre Papin Testimonial
05 Jun 1999 France v Russia L 2-3 European Championship Group 4
04 Sep 1999 Ukraine v France D 0-0 European Championship Group 4
08 Sep 1999 Armenia v France W 2-3 European Championship Group 4
09 Oct 1999 France v Iceland W 3-2 European Championship Group 4
13 Nov 1999 France v Croatia W 3-0 International
23 Feb 2000 France v Poland W 1-0 International
29 Mar 2000 Scotland v France W 0-2 International
04 Jun 2000 France v Japan D 2-2 Hassan II Tournament
06 Jun 2000 Morocco v France W 1-5 HASSAN II Tournament
11 Jun 2000 France v Denmark W 3-0 European Championship Finals Group D
16 Jun 2000 Czech Republic v France W 1-2 European Championship Finals Group D
21 Jun 2000 Netherlands v France L 3-2 European Championship Finals Group D
25 Jun 2000 France v Spain W 2-1 European Championship Finals quarter-final
02 Jul 2000 France v Italy W 2-1 European Championship Final
16 Aug 2000 France v World XI W 5-1 Childrens Charity
02 Sep 2000 France v England D 1-1 International
25 Apr 2001 France v Portugal W 4-0 International
30 May 2001 Korea Republic v France W 0-5 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
01 Jun 2001 Australia v France L 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
03 Jun 2001 France v Mexico W 4-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
07 Jun 2001 France v Brazil W 2-1 FIFA Confederations Cup Semi-final
10 Jun 2001 Japan v France W 0-1 FIFA Confederations Cup Final
06 Oct 2001 France v Algeria W 4-1 International
27 Mar 2002 France v Scotland W 5-0 International
17 Apr 2002 France v Russia D 0-0 International
18 May 2002 France v Belgium L 1-2 International
26 May 2002 Korea Republic v France W 2-3 International
31 May 2002 France v Senegal L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
11 Jun 2002 Denmark v France L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.