Javi de Pedro

Date of birth04 August 1973
Place of birthLogrono
NationalitySpanish
Weight76 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionMidfielder/Forward

De Pedro had spent his entire career at Real Sociedad emerging from the youth system to play for the first team midway through the 1993-94 season. He has been a permanent fixture in the team when fit as the central midfielder or as a striker and he made his international debut in October 1998 against Israel. He has only been on the fringes of the international scene ever since.

Unexpectedly called up for Japan and South Korea World Cup after not appearing in qualification, and he was surprise choice for Spain's first game in the finals against Slovenia.

De Pedro joined Blackburn Rovers in July 2004 on a two-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Real Sociedad 01 Jul 1993 30 Jun 2004
Blackburn Rovers 01 Jul 2004 31 Jan 2005
Perugia 31 Jan 2005

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1996-97 Basque Spain International Friendly 1
1998-99 Basque Spain International Friendly 1
2000-01 Real Sociedad Primera Liga 23
7
5
5
2001-02 Real Sociedad Primera Liga 27
3
3
2
2002-03 Real Sociedad Primera Liga 26
3
6
2
2003-04 Real Sociedad Primera Liga 9
4
1
2003-04 Real Sociedad UEFA Champions League 1
2
1
2004-05 Blackburn Rovers League Cup 1
2004-05 Blackburn Rovers Premier League 1
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
28 Dec 1996 Basque Spain v Estonia W 3-0 International Friendly
22 Dec 1998 Basque Spain v Uruguay W 5-1 International Friendly


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
1994-95 Spain UEFA Under-21
2
1
1995-96 Spain UEFA Under-21
2
1998-99 Spain International Friendly 2
1
1998-99 Spain UEFA European Championship 1
2001-02 Spain FIFA World Cup 4
1
2002-03 Spain International Friendly 1
1
2002-03 Spain UEFA European Championship
2
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
11 Oct 1994 North Macedonia v Spain W 0-1 UEFA U21 Group 2
15 Nov 1994 Spain v Denmark W 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 2
28 May 1996 Spain v Scotland W 2-1 UEFA U21 Semi-final
31 May 1996 Spain v Italy L 1-1 (2-4) UEFA U21 Final
23 Sep 1998 Spain v Russia W 1-0 International Friendly
14 Oct 1998 Israel v Spain W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 6
18 Nov 1998 Italy v Spain D 2-2 International Friendly
02 Jun 2002 Spain v Slovenia W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
07 Jun 2002 Spain v Paraguay W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
16 Jun 2002 Spain v Republic of Ireland W 1-1 (3-2) FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
22 Jun 2002 Korea Republic v Spain L 0-0 (3-5) FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
30 Apr 2003 Spain v Ecuador W 4-0 International Friendly
07 Jun 2003 Spain v Greece L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
11 Jun 2003 Northern Ireland v Spain D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6


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