Alain Goma

Date of birth05 October 1972
Place of birthSault
NationalityFrench
Weight83 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

After missing a large part of the 1999-2000 season through injury, Alain came back into the Newcastle United team in 2000-01 and began to forge a solid partnership with Aaron Hughes in the centre of the defence.

However, he continued to attract injuries, suffering a broken nose against Charlton Athletic and a broken hand against Chelsea.

It was something of a surprise when he put in a transfer request and in March and moved on to Fulham for a substantial fee.

He eventually made his debut at the end of April but featured in only a handful of games before the end of the campaign.

A big strong centre half who likes bringing the ball out of defence, he is particularly effective as a man-to-man marker.

Alain's contract at Fulham was extended to June 2006 in February 2004.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Auxerre 01 Jul 1990 01 Jul 1998
Paris St Germain 01 Jul 1998 09 Jul 1999
Newcastle United 09 Jul 1999 16 Mar 2001
Fulham 16 Mar 2001 30 Jun 2006

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Newcastle United League Cup 1
1999-00 Newcastle United Premier League 14
4
1999-00 Newcastle United UEFA Cup 2
2000-01 Fulham League Division 1 3
2000-01 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
2000-01 Newcastle United League Cup 3
2000-01 Newcastle United Premier League 18
1
1
4
2001-02 Fulham FA Cup 6
2001-02 Fulham League Cup 1
2001-02 Fulham Premier League 32
1
7
2002-03 Fulham FA Cup 3
2002-03 Fulham Premier League 29
1
1
2002-03 Fulham UEFA Cup 5
2002-03 Fulham UEFA Intertoto Cup 8
1
2003-04 Fulham FA Cup 6
2
2003-04 Fulham Premier League 23
5
2004-05 Fulham FA Cup 2
1
2004-05 Fulham League Cup 1
2004-05 Fulham Premier League 15
1
2
2005-06 Fulham FA Cup
1
2005-06 Fulham League Cup 1
2005-06 Fulham Premier League 13


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
07 Aug 1999 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 0-1 Premier League
09 Aug 1999 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 3-1 Premier League
15 Aug 1999 Southampton v Newcastle United L 4-2 Premier League
21 Aug 1999 Newcastle United v Wimbledon D 3-3 Premier League
25 Aug 1999 Newcastle United v Sunderland L 1-2 Premier League
30 Aug 1999 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 5-1 Premier League
11 Sep 1999 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
16 Sep 1999 CSKA Sofiya v Newcastle United W 0-2 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
19 Sep 1999 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 8-0 Premier League
25 Sep 1999 Leeds United v Newcastle United L 3-2 Premier League
30 Sep 1999 Newcastle United v CSKA Sofiya D 2-2
Agg: 4-2
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
03 Oct 1999 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough W 2-1 Premier League
12 Oct 1999 Birmingham City v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
25 Mar 2000 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
01 Apr 2000 Newcastle United v Bradford City W 2-0 Premier League
12 Apr 2000 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
15 Apr 2000 Newcastle United v Leicester City L 0-2 Premier League
20 Aug 2000 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
23 Aug 2000 Newcastle United v Derby County W 3-2 Premier League
26 Aug 2000 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 Premier League
06 Sep 2000 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 0-2 Premier League
09 Sep 2000 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 0-0 Premier League
16 Sep 2000 Southampton v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
20 Sep 2000 Newcastle United v Leyton Orient W 2-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
23 Sep 2000 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic L 0-1 Premier League
16 Oct 2000 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United W 1-3 Premier League
21 Oct 2000 Newcastle United v Everton L 0-1 Premier League
28 Oct 2000 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
01 Nov 2000 Newcastle United v Bradford City W 4-3 League Cup 3rd round
04 Nov 2000 Newcastle United v Ipswich Town W 2-1 Premier League
11 Nov 2000 Leicester City v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
29 Nov 2000 Birmingham City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Cup 4th round
02 Dec 2000 Aston Villa v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
30 Dec 2000 Newcastle United v Manchester United D 1-1 Premier League
02 Jan 2001 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 4-2 Premier League
07 Jan 2001 Newcastle United v Aston Villa D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 2001 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 3-1 Premier League
17 Jan 2001 Aston Villa v Newcastle United L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
20 Jan 2001 Leeds United v Newcastle United W 1-3 Premier League
31 Jan 2001 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 3-1 Premier League
24 Feb 2001 Newcastle United v Manchester City L 0-1 Premier League


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