Ali Al Habsi

Date of birth30 December 1981
Place of birthMuscat
NationalityOmani
Weight85 kg
Height1.94 m
PositionGoalkeeper

Full name is: Ali Abdullah Harib Al Habsi.


Ali Al Habsi previously played for Al-Midhaibi and Al-Nasr Sports Club.

His contract at Bolton Wanderers was extended to June 2013 in December 2008.

After a loan spell, Ali joined Wigan Athletic in July 2011 with a four-year contract.

He joined Reading in July 2015 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2019 in January 2017.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Al-Nasr (Oman) 01 Jan 2002 01 Jan 2003
Lyn Oslo 01 Jan 2003 31 Dec 2005
Bolton Wanderers 10 Jan 2006 04 Jul 2011
Wigan Athletic 15 Jul 2010 31 May 2011 L
Wigan Athletic 04 Jul 2011 30 Jun 2015
Brighton and Hove Albion 31 Oct 2014 30 Nov 2014 L
Reading 14 Jul 2015 17 Jul 2017
Al-Hilal (Saudi Arabia) 17 Jul 2017

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2007-08 Bolton Wanderers FA Cup 1 1
2007-08 Bolton Wanderers League Cup 1 1
2007-08 Bolton Wanderers Premier League 10 3 11
2007-08 Bolton Wanderers UEFA Cup 4 1 4
2009-10 Bolton Wanderers FA Cup 1 1
2009-10 Bolton Wanderers League Cup 1 4
2010-11 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 1 2
2010-11 Wigan Athletic League Cup 4 2 2
1
2010-11 Wigan Athletic Premier League 34 4 49
2011-12 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 1 2
1
2011-12 Wigan Athletic League Cup 1 2
2011-12 Wigan Athletic Premier League 38 5 61
1
2012-13 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 1
1
1
2012-13 Wigan Athletic League Cup 3 2
2012-13 Wigan Athletic Premier League 29 4 55
2013-14 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 4 5
2013-14 Wigan Athletic League Championship 24 7 21
1
2014-15 Brighton and Hove Albion League Championship 1 2
2014-15 Wigan Athletic FA Cup 1 1
2014-15 Wigan Athletic League Championship 11 1 17
2014-15 Wigan Athletic League Cup 1 2
1
2015-16 Reading FA Cup 5 1 7
2015-16 Reading League Championship 32 5 46
2015-16 Reading League Cup 3 1 3
2016-17 Reading FA Cup 1 4
2016-17 Reading League Championship 46 12 63
2016-17 Reading League Championship Play-Offs 3 1 1
2016-17 Reading League Cup 1 2


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
26 Sep 2007 Fulham v Bolton Wanderers W 1-2 League Cup 3rd round
08 Nov 2007 Bayern München v Bolton Wanderers D 2-2 UEFA Cup Group F
06 Dec 2007 Crvena Zvezda v Bolton Wanderers W 0-1 UEFA Cup Group F
05 Jan 2008 Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield United L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
06 Mar 2008 Bolton Wanderers v Sporting Lisboa D 1-1 UEFA Cup Round of 16 1st leg
13 Mar 2008 Sporting Lisboa v Bolton Wanderers L 1-0
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Cup Round of 16 2nd leg
16 Mar 2008 Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers L 1-0 Premier League
19 Mar 2008 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers L 2-0 Premier League
22 Mar 2008 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
29 Mar 2008 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 2-3 Premier League
05 Apr 2008 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers L 4-0 Premier League
12 Apr 2008 Bolton Wanderers v West Ham United W 1-0 Premier League
19 Apr 2008 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers W 0-1 Premier League
26 Apr 2008 Tottenham Hotspur v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 Premier League
03 May 2008 Bolton Wanderers v Sunderland W 2-0 Premier League
11 May 2008 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 Premier League
28 Oct 2009 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers L 4-0 League Cup 4th round
02 Jan 2010 Bolton Wanderers v Lincoln City W 4-0 FA Cup 3rd round


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 Clean sheets Conceded Y R
2002-03 Oman International Friendly 1 1
2003-04 Oman AFC Asian Cup 3 1 3
1
2003-04 Oman FIFA World Cup 1 1
2003-04 Oman International Friendly 1 1
2004-05 Oman FIFA World Cup 3 1 1
2005-06 Oman AFC Asian Cup 2 1 1
1
2006-07 Oman AFC Asian Cup 5 1 4
2007-08 Oman FIFA World Cup 8 3 7
2009-10 Oman AFC Asian Cup 2 3
2009-10 Oman International Friendly 1 1
2011-12 Oman FIFA World Cup 3 1 2
2012-13 Oman International Friendly 1 4
2014-15 Oman Gulf Cup 4 1 4
1
2014-15 Oman International Friendly 3 9
2015-16 Oman FIFA World Cup 7 2 6
2018-19 Oman International Friendly 3 1 1
2018-19 Oman Unofficial 1
2019-20 Oman FIFA World Cup 2 1 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
28 Jan 2003 Oman v Norway L 1-2 International Friendly
20 Dec 2003 Oman v Estonia W 3-1 International Friendly
18 Feb 2004 Japan v Oman L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 3
20 Jul 2004 Japan v Oman L 1-0 AFC Asian Cup Group D
24 Jul 2004 Oman v Iran D 2-2 AFC Asian Cup Group D
28 Jul 2004 Oman v Thailand W 2-0 AFC Asian Cup Group D
08 Sep 2004 Singapore v Oman W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 3
13 Oct 2004 Oman v Japan L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 3
17 Nov 2004 Oman v India D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Asia qualifying group 3
22 Feb 2006 United Arab Emirates v Oman L 1-0 AFC Asian Cup Group C
01 Mar 2006 Oman v Jordan W 3-0 AFC Asian Cup Group C
06 Sep 2006 Oman v Pakistan W 5-0 AFC Asian Cup Group C
11 Oct 2006 Oman v United Arab Emirates W 2-1 AFC Asian Cup Group C
08 Jul 2007 Australia v Oman D 1-1 AFC Asian Cup Group A
12 Jul 2007 Thailand v Oman L 2-0 AFC Asian Cup Group A
16 Jul 2007 Iraq v Oman D 0-0 AFC Asian Cup Group A
08 Oct 2007 Oman v Nepal W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 1st round 1st leg
28 Oct 2007 Nepal v Oman W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Asia 1st round 2nd leg
06 Feb 2008 Oman v Bahrain L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 2
26 Mar 2008 Thailand v Oman W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 2
02 Jun 2008 Japan v Oman L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 2
07 Jun 2008 Oman v Japan D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 2
14 Jun 2008 Bahrain v Oman D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 2
22 Jun 2008 Oman v Thailand W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group 2
14 Oct 2009 Australia v Oman L 1-0 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group B
14 Nov 2009 Oman v Australia L 1-2 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying group B
17 Nov 2009 Oman v Brazil L 0-2 International Friendly
02 Sep 2011 Oman v Saudi Arabia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group D
06 Sep 2011 Thailand v Oman L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group D
11 Oct 2011 Australia v Oman L 3-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group D
11 Nov 2011 Oman v Australia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group D
15 Nov 2011 Saudi Arabia v Oman D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group D
29 Feb 2012 Oman v Thailand W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Asia 3rd round group D
11 Sep 2012 Republic of Ireland v Oman L 4-1 International Friendly
03 Sep 2014 Republic of Ireland v Oman L 2-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2014 Kosovo v Oman L 1-0 International Friendly
10 Oct 2014 Oman v Costa Rica L 3-4 International Friendly
13 Oct 2014 Oman v Uruguay L 0-3 International Friendly
14 Nov 2014 United Arab Emirates v Oman D 0-0 Gulf Cup
17 Nov 2014 Iraq v Oman D 1-1 Gulf Cup
20 Nov 2014 Kuwait v Oman W 0-5 Gulf Cup
23 Nov 2014 Oman v Qatar L 1-3 Gulf Cup Semi-final
03 Sep 2015 Oman v Turkmenistan W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Asia group D
08 Sep 2015 Guam v Oman D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group D
08 Oct 2015 Oman v Iran D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Asia group D
13 Oct 2015 Oman v India W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group D
17 Nov 2015 Turkmenistan v Oman L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Asia group D
24 Mar 2016 Oman v Guam W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group D
29 Mar 2016 Iran v Oman L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group D
09 Sep 2018 Lebanon v Oman D 0-0 Unofficial
13 Oct 2018 Oman v Philippines D 1-1 International Friendly
16 Oct 2018 Oman v Ecuador D 0-0 International Friendly
19 Nov 2018 Oman v Bahrain W 2-1 International Friendly
14 Nov 2019 Oman v Bangladesh W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Asia group E
19 Nov 2019 Oman v India W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Asia group E


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