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
10 Dec 2000 Liverpool v Ipswich Town L 0-1 Premier League
13 Dec 2000 Liverpool v Fulham W 3-0 League Cup Quarter-final
17 Dec 2000 Manchester United v Liverpool W 0-1 Premier League
23 Dec 2000 Liverpool v Arsenal W 4-0 Premier League
26 Dec 2000 Middlesbrough v Liverpool L 1-0 Premier League
01 Jan 2001 Liverpool v Southampton W 2-1 Premier League
06 Jan 2001 Liverpool v Rotherham United W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2001 Crystal Palace v Liverpool L 2-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
13 Jan 2001 Aston Villa v Liverpool W 0-3 Premier League
24 Jan 2001 Liverpool v Crystal Palace W 5-0
Agg: 6-2
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
27 Jan 2001 Leeds United v Liverpool W 0-2 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 2001 Manchester City v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
03 Feb 2001 Liverpool v West Ham United W 3-0 Premier League
10 Feb 2001 Sunderland v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
18 Feb 2001 Liverpool v Manchester City W 4-2 FA Cup 5th round
25 Feb 2001 Birmingham City v Liverpool W 1-1 (5-4) League Cup Final
11 Mar 2001 Tranmere Rovers v Liverpool W 2-4 FA Cup Quarter-final
18 Mar 2001 Liverpool v Derby County D 1-1 Premier League
10 Apr 2001 Ipswich Town v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
16 Apr 2001 Everton v Liverpool W 2-3 Premier League
28 Apr 2001 Coventry City v Liverpool W 0-2 Premier League
12 Aug 2001 Manchester United v Liverpool W 1-2 FA Charity Shield
18 Aug 2001 Liverpool v West Ham United W 2-1 Premier League
21 Aug 2001 Liverpool v FC Haka W 4-1
Agg: 9-1
UEFA Champions League 3rd round 2nd leg
24 Aug 2001 Bayern München v Liverpool W 2-3 UEFA Super Cup Final
22 Sep 2001 Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 Premier League
30 Sep 2001 Newcastle United v Liverpool W 0-2 Premier League
05 Dec 2001 AS Roma v Liverpool D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group B
12 Dec 2001 Liverpool v Fulham D 0-0 Premier League
16 Dec 2001 Chelsea v Liverpool L 4-0 Premier League
19 Mar 2002 Liverpool v AS Roma W 2-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group B
22 Oct 2002 Spartak Moskva v Liverpool W 1-3 UEFA Champions League Group B
06 Nov 2002 Liverpool v Southampton W 3-1 League Cup 3rd round
04 Dec 2002 Liverpool v Ipswich Town W 1-1 (5-4) League Cup 4th round
15 Dec 2002 Sunderland v Liverpool L 2-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2002 Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
29 Dec 2002 Arsenal v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
01 Jan 2003 Newcastle United v Liverpool L 1-0 Premier League
26 Jan 2003 Crystal Palace v Liverpool D 0-0 FA Cup 4th round
27 Feb 2003 Liverpool v Auxerre W 2-0
Agg: 3-0
UEFA Cup 4th round 2nd leg
02 Mar 2003 Liverpool v Manchester United W 2-0 League Cup Final
13 Mar 2003 Celtic v Liverpool D 1-1 UEFA Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
05 Apr 2003 Manchester United v Liverpool L 4-0 Premier League
19 Apr 2003 Everton v Liverpool W 1-2 Premier League
17 Aug 2003 Liverpool v Chelsea L 1-2 Premier League
24 Aug 2003 Aston Villa v Liverpool D 0-0 Premier League
27 Aug 2003 Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 Premier League
30 Aug 2003 Everton v Liverpool W 0-3 Premier League
13 Sep 2003 Blackburn Rovers v Liverpool W 1-3 Premier League
20 Sep 2003 Liverpool v Leicester City W 2-1 Premier League
24 Sep 2003 Olimpija Ljubljana v Liverpool D 1-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
28 Sep 2003 Charlton Athletic v Liverpool L 3-2 Premier League
04 Oct 2003 Liverpool v Arsenal L 1-2 Premier League
15 Oct 2003 Liverpool v Olimpija Ljubljana W 3-0
Agg: 4-1
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
18 Oct 2003 Portsmouth v Liverpool L 1-0 Premier League
25 Oct 2003 Liverpool v Leeds United W 3-1 Premier League
29 Oct 2003 Blackburn Rovers v Liverpool W 3-4 League Cup 3rd round
02 Nov 2003 Fulham v Liverpool W 1-2 Premier League
06 Nov 2003 Steaua Bucuresti v Liverpool D 1-1 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
09 Nov 2003 Liverpool v Manchester United L 1-2 Premier League
22 Nov 2003 Middlesbrough v Liverpool D 0-0 Premier League
27 Nov 2003 Liverpool v Steaua Bucuresti W 1-0
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
30 Nov 2003 Liverpool v Birmingham City W 3-1 Premier League
03 Dec 2003 Liverpool v Bolton Wanderers L 2-3 League Cup 4th round
06 Dec 2003 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
13 Dec 2003 Liverpool v Southampton L 1-2 Premier League
26 Dec 2003 Liverpool v Bolton Wanderers W 3-1 Premier League
28 Dec 2003 Manchester City v Liverpool D 2-2 Premier League
04 Jan 2004 Yeovil Town v Liverpool W 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round
07 Jan 2004 Chelsea v Liverpool W 0-1 Premier League
10 Jan 2004 Liverpool v Aston Villa W 1-0 Premier League
17 Jan 2004 Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool L 2-1 Premier League
21 Jan 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
11 Feb 2004 Liverpool v Manchester City W 2-1 Premier League
03 Mar 2004 Levski Sofia v Liverpool W 2-4
Agg: 2-6
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
11 Mar 2004 Liverpool v Olympique Marseille D 1-1 UEFA Cup 4th round 1st leg
14 Mar 2004 Southampton v Liverpool L 2-0 Premier League
17 Mar 2004 Liverpool v Portsmouth W 3-0 Premier League
20 Mar 2004 Liverpool v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 Premier League
25 Mar 2004 Olympique Marseille v Liverpool L 2-1
Agg: 3-2
UEFA Cup 4th round 2nd leg
28 Mar 2004 Leicester City v Liverpool D 0-0 Premier League
04 Apr 2004 Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers W 4-0 Premier League
09 Apr 2004 Arsenal v Liverpool L 4-2 Premier League
14 Aug 2004 Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
21 Aug 2004 Liverpool v Manchester City W 2-1 Premier League
15 Sep 2004 Liverpool v AS Monaco W 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group A
25 Sep 2004 Liverpool v Norwich City W 3-0 Premier League
16 Oct 2004 Fulham v Liverpool W 2-4 Premier League
26 Oct 2004 Millwall v Liverpool W 0-3 League Cup 3rd round
03 Nov 2004 Deportivo La Coruña v Liverpool W 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group A
06 Nov 2004 Liverpool v Birmingham City L 0-1 Premier League
10 Nov 2004 Liverpool v Middlesbrough W 2-0 League Cup 4th round
20 Nov 2004 Middlesbrough v Liverpool L 2-0 Premier League
23 Nov 2004 AS Monaco v Liverpool L 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group A
01 Dec 2004 Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool W 1-1 (4-3) League Cup 5th round
11 Jan 2005 Liverpool v Watford W 1-0 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
15 Jan 2005 Liverpool v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
18 Jan 2005 Burnley v Liverpool L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
22 Jan 2005 Southampton v Liverpool L 2-0 Premier League
25 Jan 2005 Watford v Liverpool W 1-2
Agg: 1-3
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
01 Feb 2005 Charlton Athletic v Liverpool W 1-2 Premier League
05 Feb 2005 Liverpool v Fulham W 3-1 Premier League
12 Feb 2005 Birmingham City v Liverpool L 2-0 Premier League
22 Feb 2005 Liverpool v Bayer Leverkusen W 3-1 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg
27 Feb 2005 Chelsea v Liverpool L 3-2 League Cup Final
05 Mar 2005 Newcastle United v Liverpool L 1-0 Premier League
09 Mar 2005 Bayer Leverkusen v Liverpool W 1-3
Agg: 2-6
UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd leg
16 Mar 2005 Liverpool v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 Premier League
20 Mar 2005 Liverpool v Everton W 2-1 Premier League
02 Apr 2005 Liverpool v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 Premier League
05 Apr 2005 Liverpool v Juventus W 2-1 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 1st leg
09 Apr 2005 Manchester City v Liverpool L 1-0 Premier League
13 Apr 2005 Juventus v Liverpool D 0-0
Agg: 1-2
UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 2nd leg
16 Apr 2005 Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 Premier League
20 Apr 2005 Portsmouth v Liverpool W 1-2 Premier League
27 Apr 2005 Chelsea v Liverpool D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Semi-final 1st leg
03 May 2005 Liverpool v Chelsea W 1-0
Agg: 1-0
UEFA Champions League Semi-final 2nd leg
15 May 2005 Liverpool v Aston Villa W 2-1 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
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.