Asier Del Horno

Date of birth19 January 1981
Place of birthBarakaldo
NationalitySpanish
Weight70 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionDefender/Left back

Spanish international Asier is a strong and talented left back.

He joined Chelsea from Athletic de Bilbao in July 2005 with a three-year contract but signed for Valencia in July 2006 in a six-year deal.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Athletic Bilbao 01 Jul 2000 30 Jun 2005
Chelsea 01 Jul 2005 22 Jul 2006
Valencia 22 Jul 2006

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Athletic Bilbao Primera Liga 11
3
7
2001-02 Athletic Bilbao Primera Liga 9
1
1
5
2002-03 Athletic Bilbao Primera Liga 22
2
4
8
1
2003-04 Athletic Bilbao Primera Liga 29
2
5
8
1
2004-05 Athletic Bilbao Primera Liga 23
6
3
10
2005-06 Chelsea FA Community Shield 1
2005-06 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1
2005-06 Chelsea Premier League 25
1
1
2005-06 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 3
1
1
1
2006-07 Valencia UEFA Champions League 2
1


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
09 Sep 2000 Deportivo La Coruña v Athletic Bilbao L 2-0 Primera Liga 1
01 Oct 2000 Athletic Bilbao v Real Mallorca W 2-1 Primera Liga 4
28 Oct 2000 Villarreal v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 7
05 Nov 2000 Osasuna v Athletic Bilbao D 1-1 Primera Liga 9
12 Nov 2000 Athletic Bilbao v Celta Vigo W 2-1 Primera Liga 10
19 Nov 2000 Español v Athletic Bilbao L 2-1 Primera Liga 11
10 Dec 2000 Athletic Bilbao v Oviedo W 4-0 Primera Liga 14
17 Dec 2000 Valladolid v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 15
06 Jan 2001 Malaga v Athletic Bilbao L 2-1 Primera Liga 17
14 Jan 2001 Real Sociedad v Athletic Bilbao W 0-2 Primera Liga 18
18 Feb 2001 Real Mallorca v Athletic Bilbao L 1-0 Primera Liga 23
04 Mar 2001 Las Palmas v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 25
10 Mar 2001 Athletic Bilbao v Villarreal D 1-1 Primera Liga 26
16 Jun 2001 Racing Santander v Athletic Bilbao L 3-0 Primera Liga 38
11 Nov 2001 Celta Vigo v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 12
27 Jan 2002 Athletic Bilbao v Deportivo La Coruña D 0-0 Primera Liga 22
03 Feb 2002 Valencia v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 23
06 Feb 2002 Athletic Bilbao v Malaga D 0-0 Primera Liga 24
10 Feb 2002 Real Betis v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 25
16 Feb 2002 Athletic Bilbao v Real Madrid D 0-0 Primera Liga 26
24 Feb 2002 Valladolid v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 27
31 Mar 2002 Villarreal v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 32
14 Apr 2002 Real Zaragoza v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 34
28 Apr 2002 Rayo Vallecano v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 36
01 Sep 2002 Real Sociedad v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 1
05 Oct 2002 Recreativo de Huelva v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 5
10 Nov 2002 Atlético Madrid v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 9
21 Dec 2002 Athletic Bilbao v Alavés D 0-0 Primera Liga 15
04 Jan 2003 Racing Santander v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 16
12 Jan 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Villarreal D 0-0 Primera Liga 17
19 Jan 2003 Deportivo La Coruña v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 18
26 Jan 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Real Madrid D 0-0 Primera Liga 19
02 Feb 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Real Sociedad D 0-0 Primera Liga 20
09 Feb 2003 Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 21
16 Feb 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Sevilla D 0-0 Primera Liga 22
23 Feb 2003 Real Mallorca v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 23
01 Mar 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Recreativo de Huelva D 0-0 Primera Liga 24
23 Mar 2003 Celta Vigo v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 27
06 Apr 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Atlético Madrid D 0-0 Primera Liga 28
13 Apr 2003 Rayo Vallecano v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 29
20 Apr 2003 Español v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 30
26 Apr 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Real Betis D 0-0 Primera Liga 31
10 May 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Valladolid D 0-0 Primera Liga 33
18 May 2003 Alavés v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 34
24 May 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Racing Santander D 0-0 Primera Liga 35
01 Jun 2003 Villarreal v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 36
15 Jun 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Deportivo La Coruña D 0-0 Primera Liga 37
22 Jun 2003 Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 38
14 Sep 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Real Mallorca D 0-0 Primera Liga 3
21 Sep 2003 Murcia v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 4
27 Sep 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Real Sociedad D 0-0 Primera Liga 5
04 Oct 2003 Real Betis v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 6
19 Oct 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Villarreal D 0-0 Primera Liga 7
26 Oct 2003 Valladolid v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 8
29 Oct 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Malaga D 0-0 Primera Liga 9
01 Nov 2003 Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 10
08 Nov 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Español D 0-0 Primera Liga 11
04 Dec 2003 Real Zaragoza v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 14
07 Dec 2003 Valencia v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 15
14 Dec 2003 Athletic Bilbao v Sevilla D 0-0 Primera Liga 16
04 Jan 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Osasuna D 0-0 Primera Liga 18
11 Jan 2004 Atlético Madrid v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 19
17 Jan 2004 Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 20
25 Jan 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Deportivo La Coruña D 0-0 Primera Liga 21
01 Feb 2004 Real Mallorca v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 22
08 Feb 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Murcia D 0-0 Primera Liga 23
22 Feb 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Real Betis D 0-0 Primera Liga 25
29 Feb 2004 Villarreal v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 26
07 Mar 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Valladolid D 0-0 Primera Liga 27
14 Mar 2004 Malaga v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 28
20 Mar 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Real Madrid D 0-0 Primera Liga 29
27 Mar 2004 Español v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 30
04 Apr 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Celta Vigo D 0-0 Primera Liga 31
11 Apr 2004 Racing Santander v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 32
17 Apr 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Real Zaragoza D 0-0 Primera Liga 33
25 Apr 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Valencia D 0-0 Primera Liga 34
02 May 2004 Sevilla v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 35
09 May 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Albacete Balompié D 0-0 Primera Liga 36
16 May 2004 Osasuna v Athletic Bilbao D 0-0 Primera Liga 37
29 Aug 2004 Osasuna v Athletic Bilbao D 1-1 Primera Liga 1
11 Sep 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Valencia D 2-2 Primera Liga 2
19 Sep 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Deportivo La Coruña L 1-2 Primera Liga 3
22 Sep 2004 Real Betis v Athletic Bilbao L 2-1 Primera Liga 4
25 Sep 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Real Madrid W 2-1 Primera Liga 5
03 Oct 2004 Getafe v Athletic Bilbao L 3-1 Primera Liga 6
17 Oct 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Malaga W 1-0 Primera Liga 7
30 Oct 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Barcelona D 0-0 Primera Liga 9
07 Nov 2004 Levante v Athletic Bilbao L 2-0 Primera Liga 10
13 Nov 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Villarreal W 2-1 Primera Liga 11
21 Nov 2004 Real Sociedad v Athletic Bilbao L 3-2 Primera Liga 12
05 Dec 2004 Sevilla v Athletic Bilbao L 2-0 Primera Liga 14
11 Dec 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Atlético Madrid W 1-0 Primera Liga 15
22 Dec 2004 Athletic Bilbao v Real Mallorca W 4-0 Primera Liga 17
08 Jan 2005 Numancia v Athletic Bilbao D 1-1 Primera Liga 18
30 Jan 2005 Valencia v Athletic Bilbao D 2-2 Primera Liga 21
06 Feb 2005 Deportivo La Coruña v Athletic Bilbao D 1-1 Primera Liga 22
13 Feb 2005 Athletic Bilbao v Real Betis D 4-4 Primera Liga 23
19 Feb 2005 Real Madrid v Athletic Bilbao W 0-2 Primera Liga 24
12 Mar 2005 Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao L 2-0 Primera Liga 28
20 Mar 2005 Athletic Bilbao v Levante W 3-1 Primera Liga 29
02 Apr 2005 Villarreal v Athletic Bilbao L 3-1 Primera Liga 30
09 Apr 2005 Athletic Bilbao v Real Sociedad W 3-0 Primera Liga 31
17 Apr 2005 Racing Santander v Athletic Bilbao W 0-2 Primera Liga 32
24 Apr 2005 Athletic Bilbao v Sevilla L 1-3 Primera Liga 33
30 Apr 2005 Atlético Madrid v Athletic Bilbao D 1-1 Primera Liga 34
07 May 2005 Athletic Bilbao v Real Zaragoza W 2-0 Primera Liga 35
15 May 2005 Real Mallorca v Athletic Bilbao L 4-3 Primera Liga 36
22 May 2005 Athletic Bilbao v Numancia L 0-2 Primera Liga 37


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
1998-99 Spain UEFA Under-18 5
1
2
1999-00 Spain UEFA Under-18 7
1
1
2000-01 Spain UEFA Under-21 2
1
2001-02 Spain Under-21 2
1
2002-03 Spain UEFA Under-21 4
1
2003-04 Spain UEFA Under-21 3
1
2004-05 Spain FIFA World Cup 1
1
2004-05 Spain International Friendly 3
1
2005-06 Spain FIFA World Cup 2
2005-06 Spain International Friendly 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
08 Mar 1999 Spain v England D 1-1 UEFA U18 Group 1
10 Mar 1999 Spain v Israel W 2-0 UEFA U18 Group 1
12 Mar 1999 Spain v Andorra W 9-0 UEFA U18 Group 1
28 Apr 1999 Spain v Norway D 0-0 UEFA U18 2nd round group 1
11 May 1999 Norway v Spain D 1-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 1
19 Jul 1999 Spain v Republic of Ireland L 0-1 UEFA U18 Final group B
21 Jul 1999 Spain v Italy D 3-3 UEFA U18 Final group B
23 Jul 1999 Georgia v Spain W 1-4 UEFA U18 Final group B
06 Oct 1999 England v Spain W 0-2 UEFA U18 Group 3
08 Oct 1999 Spain v San Marino W 6-0 UEFA U18 Group 3
10 Oct 1999 Cyprus v Spain W 0-2 UEFA U18 Group 3
26 Apr 2000 Spain v Russia D 0-0 UEFA U18 2nd round group 2
17 May 2000 Russia v Spain L 2-1 UEFA U18 2nd round group 2
06 Oct 2000 Spain v Israel W 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 7
10 Oct 2000 Austria v Spain L 2-1 UEFA U21 Group 7
24 Mar 2002 Netherlands v Spain W 0-3 Under-21
16 Apr 2002 Spain v Yugoslavia W 2-1 Under-21
28 Mar 2003 Ukraine v Spain D 0-0 UEFA U21 Group 6
01 Apr 2003 Spain v Armenia W 5-0 UEFA U21 Group 6
06 Jun 2003 Spain v Greece W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 6
10 Jun 2003 Northern Ireland v Spain W 1-4 UEFA U21 Group 6
09 Sep 2003 Spain v Ukraine W 2-0 UEFA U21 Group 6
15 Nov 2003 Sweden v Spain L 2-0 UEFA U21 Play-off 1st leg
19 Nov 2003 Spain v Sweden D 1-1 UEFA U21 Play-off 2nd leg
03 Sep 2004 Spain v Scotland D 1-1 International Friendly
17 Nov 2004 Spain v England W 1-0 International Friendly
09 Feb 2005 Spain v San Marino W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 7
26 Mar 2005 Spain v China PR W 3-0 International Friendly
17 Aug 2005 Spain v Uruguay W 2-0 International Friendly
07 Sep 2005 Spain v Serbia and Montenegro D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 7
12 Nov 2005 Spain v Slovakia W 5-1 FIFA World Cup Play-off 1st leg


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