Adel Taarabt

Date of birth24 May 1989
Place of birthFes
NationalityMoroccan
Weight76 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionMidfielder

Adel Taarabt moved with his family to France when he was only nine months old.

He represented France at youth level before gaining full honours with Morocco.

After loan spells, Adel joined Queens Park Rangers in August 2010 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2016 in July 2012 before it was cancelled in June 2015.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
RC Lens 01 Jul 2006 08 Jun 2007
Tottenham Hotspur 02 Jan 2007 31 May 2007 L
Tottenham Hotspur 08 Jun 2007 05 Aug 2010
Queens Park Rangers 13 Mar 2009 31 May 2009 L
Queens Park Rangers 23 Jul 2009 31 May 2010 L
Queens Park Rangers 05 Aug 2010 12 Jun 2015
Fulham 07 Aug 2013 29 Jan 2014 L
AC Milan 30 Jan 2014 31 May 2014 L
Benfica 12 Jun 2015

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League
2
2007-08 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup
1
2007-08 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League
6
2007-08 Tottenham Hotspur UEFA Cup
3
2008-09 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 5
2
1
2
2008-09 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup
1
2008-09 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup
1
2008-09 Tottenham Hotspur Premier League
1
2009-10 Queens Park Rangers FA Cup
1
2009-10 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 32
9
7
4
2009-10 Queens Park Rangers League Cup
2
2010-11 Queens Park Rangers League Championship 43
1
19
8
2011-12 Queens Park Rangers League Cup 1
2011-12 Queens Park Rangers Premier League 24
3
2
2
1
2012-13 Queens Park Rangers FA Cup 1
1
2012-13 Queens Park Rangers Premier League 25
6
5
5
2013-14 Fulham FA Cup
1
2013-14 Fulham League Cup 3
1
2013-14 Fulham Premier League 7
5
2014-15 Queens Park Rangers League Cup 1
2014-15 Queens Park Rangers Premier League 3
4


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
04 Mar 2007 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-4 Premier League
07 Apr 2007 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 Premier League
18 Aug 2007 Tottenham Hotspur v Derby County W 4-0 Premier League
26 Aug 2007 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 Premier League
20 Sep 2007 Tottenham Hotspur v Anorthosis Famagusta W 6-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
04 Oct 2007 Anorthosis Famagusta v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1
Agg: 2-7
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
22 Dec 2007 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2007 Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham W 5-1 Premier League
05 Jan 2008 Tottenham Hotspur v Reading D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2008 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 Premier League
06 Mar 2008 Tottenham Hotspur v PSV Eindhoven L 0-1 UEFA Cup Round of 16 1st leg
30 Mar 2008 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 1-4 Premier League
21 Jan 2009 Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-2
Agg: 4-6
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
24 Jan 2009 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
08 Feb 2009 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League


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

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2008-09 Morocco FIFA World Cup
1
2008-09 Morocco International Friendly
1
2009-10 Morocco FIFA World Cup 2
1
2
2010-11 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 1
2019-20 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 1
1
2019-20 Morocco International Friendly 2
1


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
11 Feb 2009 Morocco v Czech Republic D 0-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Morocco v Gabon L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A
06 Sep 2009 Togo v Morocco D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A
10 Oct 2009 Gabon v Morocco L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A
14 Nov 2009 Morocco v Cameroon L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A
27 Mar 2011 Algeria v Morocco L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group D
06 Sep 2019 Morocco v Burkina Faso D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Sep 2019 Morocco v Niger W 1-0 International Friendly
15 Oct 2019 Morocco v Gabon L 2-3 International Friendly
15 Nov 2019 Morocco v Mauritania D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group E


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