Igor Biscan

Date of birth04 May 1978
Place of birthZagreb
NationalityCroatian
Weight80 kg
Height1.91 m
PositionMidfielder

Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier signed Igor in December 2000 from Dinamo Zagreb, following injuries to both Patrik Berger and Dieter Hamann that left the Reds short of resources in midfield.

A versatile player, he was used in defence to cover for Henchoz but failed to maintain a regular first team place.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
FC Samobor 01 Jul 1996 01 Jan 1998
Croatia Zagreb 01 Jan 1998 30 Jun 2000
Dinamo Zagreb 01 Jul 2000 07 Dec 2000
Liverpool 07 Dec 2000 30 Jun 2005
Panathinaikos 15 Jul 2005 30 Jun 2007
Dinamo Zagreb 01 Jul 2007

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Croatia Zagreb UEFA Champions League 1
2000-01 Dinamo Zagreb UEFA Champions League 2
2000-01 Dinamo Zagreb UEFA Cup 4
2000-01 Liverpool FA Cup 3
1
1
1
2000-01 Liverpool League Cup 4
1
2000-01 Liverpool Premier League 8
5
1
1
2001-02 Liverpool FA Charity Shield
1
2001-02 Liverpool Premier League 4
1
2001-02 Liverpool UEFA Champions League 1
2
2001-02 Liverpool UEFA Super Cup
1
2002-03 Liverpool FA Cup
1
2002-03 Liverpool League Cup 2
1
2002-03 Liverpool Premier League 3
3
2002-03 Liverpool UEFA Champions League
1
2002-03 Liverpool UEFA Cup
2
2003-04 Liverpool FA Cup 1
2003-04 Liverpool League Cup 2
2003-04 Liverpool Premier League 27
2
4
2003-04 Liverpool UEFA Cup 5
2
1
2004-05 Liverpool FA Cup 1
2004-05 Liverpool League Cup 4
2
2004-05 Liverpool Premier League 8
11
2
2004-05 Liverpool UEFA Champions League 8
1
1
2008-09 Dinamo Zagreb UEFA Cup 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
14 Sep 1999 Manchester United v Croatia Zagreb D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D


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
1996-97 Croatia Toulon Under-21 1
1998-99 Croatia B International 1
1998-99 Croatia Korea Cup 3
1
1998-99 Croatia UEFA Under-21 3
1
1998-99 Croatia Under-21 1
1999-00 Croatia International Friendly
1
1999-00 Croatia UEFA European Championship 1
2
1
1999-00 Croatia UEFA Under-21 5
2
1999-00 Croatia Under-21 1
2000-01 Croatia FIFA World Cup
2
1
2000-01 Croatia International Friendly 1
2
2001-02 Croatia FIFA World Cup
2
2001-02 Croatia 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
26 May 1997 France v Croatia L 1-0 Toulon Under-21 Group B
04 Sep 1998 Republic of Ireland v Croatia D 2-2 UEFA U21 Group 8
09 Oct 1998 Malta v Croatia W 0-3 UEFA U21 Group 8
14 Oct 1998 Croatia v FYR Macedonia W 4-0 UEFA U21 Group 8
19 Jan 1999 France v Croatia L 2-0 B INTER
28 Apr 1999 Croatia v Italy W 1-0 U21
13 Jun 1999 Croatia v Egypt D 2-2 KOREA CUP
16 Jun 1999 Croatia v Mexico W 2-1 KOREA CUP
19 Jun 1999 Korea Republic v Croatia D 1-1 KOREA CUP
18 Aug 1999 Yugoslavia v Croatia D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
21 Aug 1999 Croatia v Malta W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 8
09 Oct 1999 Croatia v Yugoslavia D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group 8
13 Nov 1999 Portugal v Croatia L 2-0 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
17 Nov 1999 Croatia v Portugal W 3-0 UEFA U21 Quarter-final
28 Mar 2000 Croatia v Germany W 2-0 U21
26 Apr 2000 Austria v Croatia W 1-2 International Friendly
27 May 2000 Croatia v Netherlands L 1-2 UEFA U21 Final round group A
29 May 2000 Spain v Croatia D 1-1 UEFA U21 Final round group A
01 Jun 2000 Czech Republic v Croatia L 4-3 UEFA U21 Final round group A
16 Aug 2000 Slovakia v Croatia D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Sep 2000 Belgium v Croatia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
11 Oct 2000 Croatia v Scotland D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
28 Feb 2001 Croatia v Austria W 1-0 International Friendly
25 Apr 2001 Croatia v Greece D 2-2 International Friendly
15 Aug 2001 Republic of Ireland v Croatia D 2-2 International Friendly
01 Sep 2001 Scotland v Croatia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6
05 Sep 2001 San Marino v Croatia W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 6


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