Johann Djourou

Date of birth18 January 1987
Place of birthAbidjan, Ivory Coast
NationalitySwiss
Weight87 kg
Height1.91 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

Having played for Etoile Carouge during his youth career, Johann Djourou was introduced to the Arsenal first team ranks during the 2004-05 League Cup campaign.

His contract was extended to June 2012 in the summer of 2006.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Arsenal 28 Aug 2004 07 Aug 2014
Birmingham City 10 Aug 2007 02 Jan 2008 L
Hannover 96 05 Jan 2013 31 May 2013 L
Hamburger SV 05 Jul 2013 31 May 2014 L
Hamburger SV 07 Aug 2014 30 Jun 2017

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Arsenal League Cup 2
1
2005-06 Arsenal FA Cup 2
2005-06 Arsenal League Cup 3
1
2005-06 Arsenal Premier League 6
1
2006-07 Arsenal FA Cup 1
2006-07 Arsenal League Cup 3
2006-07 Arsenal Premier League 18
3
1
2006-07 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 5
1
2007-08 Arsenal League Cup 1
2007-08 Arsenal Premier League 1
1
2007-08 Birmingham City Premier League 13
2008-09 Arsenal FA Cup 4
2008-09 Arsenal League Cup 2
2008-09 Arsenal Premier League 13
2
1
2008-09 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 6
2
1
2009-10 Arsenal Premier League
1
2010-11 Arsenal FA Cup 3
2010-11 Arsenal League Cup 6
2010-11 Arsenal Premier League 20
2
1
3
2010-11 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 6
1
2011-12 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1
2011-12 Arsenal League Cup 2
2011-12 Arsenal Premier League 14
4
3
1
2011-12 Arsenal UEFA Champions League 2
4
2
2012-13 Arsenal League Cup 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
27 Oct 2004 Manchester City v Arsenal W 1-2 League Cup 3rd round
09 Nov 2004 Arsenal v Everton W 3-1 League Cup 4th round
01 Dec 2004 Manchester United v Arsenal L 1-0 League Cup 5th round
29 Nov 2005 Arsenal v Reading W 3-0 League Cup 4th round
21 Dec 2005 Doncaster Rovers v Arsenal W 2-2 (3-1) League Cup 5th round
07 Jan 2006 Arsenal v Cardiff City W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2006 Wigan Athletic v Arsenal L 1-0 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
14 Jan 2006 Arsenal v Middlesbrough W 7-0 Premier League
28 Jan 2006 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 2006 Arsenal v West Ham United L 2-3 Premier League
04 Feb 2006 Birmingham City v Arsenal W 0-2 Premier League
11 Feb 2006 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 Premier League
01 Apr 2006 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 5-0 Premier League
12 Apr 2006 Portsmouth v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
22 Apr 2006 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 Premier League
08 Aug 2006 Dinamo Zagreb v Arsenal W 0-3 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
19 Aug 2006 Arsenal v Aston Villa D 1-1 Premier League
23 Aug 2006 Arsenal v Dinamo Zagreb W 2-1
Agg: 5-1
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
26 Aug 2006 Manchester City v Arsenal L 1-0 Premier League
09 Sep 2006 Arsenal v Middlesbrough D 1-1 Premier League
13 Sep 2006 Hamburger SV v Arsenal W 1-2 UEFA Champions League Group G
17 Sep 2006 Manchester United v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
23 Sep 2006 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 3-0 Premier League
30 Sep 2006 Charlton Athletic v Arsenal W 1-2 Premier League
14 Oct 2006 Arsenal v Watford W 3-0 Premier League
17 Oct 2006 CSKA Moskva v Arsenal L 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
22 Oct 2006 Reading v Arsenal W 0-4 Premier League
24 Oct 2006 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal W 0-2 League Cup 3rd round
28 Oct 2006 Arsenal v Everton D 1-1 Premier League
08 Nov 2006 Everton v Arsenal W 0-1 League Cup 4th round
29 Nov 2006 Fulham v Arsenal L 2-1 Premier League
02 Dec 2006 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 3-0 Premier League
06 Dec 2006 FC Porto v Arsenal D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
10 Dec 2006 Chelsea v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
13 Dec 2006 Wigan Athletic v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
16 Dec 2006 Arsenal v Portsmouth D 2-2 Premier League
23 Dec 2006 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers W 6-2 Premier League
26 Dec 2006 Watford v Arsenal W 1-2 Premier League
09 Jan 2007 Liverpool v Arsenal W 3-6 League Cup 5th round
13 Jan 2007 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal W 0-2 Premier League
11 Feb 2007 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic W 2-1 Premier League
14 Feb 2007 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal W 1-3 FA Cup 4th round replay
03 Mar 2007 Arsenal v Reading W 2-1 Premier League
14 Mar 2007 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
13 May 2007 Portsmouth v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
09 Jan 2008 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
28 Apr 2008 Derby County v Arsenal W 2-6 Premier League
11 May 2008 Sunderland v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
13 Aug 2008 Twente Enschede v Arsenal W 0-2 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
16 Aug 2008 Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 Premier League
27 Aug 2008 Arsenal v Twente Enschede W 4-0
Agg: 6-0
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
20 Sep 2008 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal W 1-3 Premier League
23 Sep 2008 Arsenal v Sheffield United W 6-0 League Cup 3rd round
21 Oct 2008 Fenerbahce v Arsenal W 2-5 UEFA Champions League Group G
05 Nov 2008 Arsenal v Fenerbahce D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
11 Nov 2008 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic W 3-0 League Cup 4th round
22 Nov 2008 Manchester City v Arsenal L 3-0 Premier League
25 Nov 2008 Arsenal v Dynamo Kiev W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
30 Nov 2008 Chelsea v Arsenal W 1-2 Premier League
06 Dec 2008 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic W 1-0 Premier League
10 Dec 2008 FC Porto v Arsenal L 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
13 Dec 2008 Middlesbrough v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
21 Dec 2008 Arsenal v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
03 Jan 2009 Arsenal v Plymouth Argyle W 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2009 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers W 1-0 Premier League
17 Jan 2009 Hull City v Arsenal W 1-3 Premier League
25 Jan 2009 Cardiff City v Arsenal D 0-0 FA Cup 4th round
28 Jan 2009 Everton v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
03 Mar 2009 West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal W 1-3 Premier League
08 Mar 2009 Arsenal v Burnley W 3-0 FA Cup 5th round
14 Mar 2009 Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers W 4-0 Premier League
17 Mar 2009 Arsenal v Hull City W 2-1 FA Cup 6th round
07 Apr 2009 Villarreal v Arsenal D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 1st leg
11 Apr 2009 Wigan Athletic v Arsenal W 1-4 Premier League
26 Apr 2009 Arsenal v Middlesbrough W 2-0 Premier League
02 May 2009 Portsmouth v Arsenal W 0-3 Premier League
05 May 2009 Arsenal v Manchester United L 1-3
Agg: 1-4
UEFA Champions League Semi-final 2nd leg
09 May 2010 Arsenal v Fulham W 4-0 Premier League
21 Sep 2010 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal W 1-4 League Cup 3rd round
28 Sep 2010 Partizan Belgrade v Arsenal W 1-3 UEFA Champions League Group H
16 Oct 2010 Arsenal v Birmingham City W 2-1 Premier League
19 Oct 2010 Arsenal v Shakhtar Donetsk W 5-1 UEFA Champions League Group H
24 Oct 2010 Manchester City v Arsenal W 0-3 Premier League
27 Oct 2010 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 0-4 League Cup 4th round
03 Nov 2010 Shakhtar Donetsk v Arsenal L 2-1 UEFA Champions League Group H
10 Nov 2010 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal W 0-2 Premier League
14 Nov 2010 Everton v Arsenal W 1-2 Premier League
23 Nov 2010 Sporting Braga v Arsenal L 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group H
27 Nov 2010 Aston Villa v Arsenal W 2-4 Premier League
30 Nov 2010 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic W 2-0 League Cup 5th round
04 Dec 2010 Arsenal v Fulham W 2-1 Premier League
27 Dec 2010 Arsenal v Chelsea W 3-1 Premier League
01 Jan 2011 Birmingham City v Arsenal W 0-3 Premier League
05 Jan 2011 Arsenal v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
08 Jan 2011 Arsenal v Leeds United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2011 Ipswich Town v Arsenal L 1-0 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
15 Jan 2011 West Ham United v Arsenal W 0-3 Premier League
19 Jan 2011 Leeds United v Arsenal W 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round replay
22 Jan 2011 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic W 3-0 Premier League
25 Jan 2011 Arsenal v Ipswich Town W 3-0
Agg: 3-1
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
01 Feb 2011 Arsenal v Everton W 2-1 Premier League
05 Feb 2011 Newcastle United v Arsenal D 4-4 Premier League
12 Feb 2011 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 Premier League
16 Feb 2011 Arsenal v Barcelona W 2-1 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg
23 Feb 2011 Arsenal v Stoke City W 1-0 Premier League
27 Feb 2011 Arsenal v Birmingham City L 1-2 League Cup Final
05 Mar 2011 Arsenal v Sunderland D 0-0 Premier League
08 Mar 2011 Barcelona v Arsenal L 3-1
Agg: 4-3
UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd leg
12 Mar 2011 Manchester United v Arsenal L 2-0 FA Cup 6th round
17 Apr 2011 Arsenal v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
20 Apr 2011 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 3-3 Premier League
24 Apr 2011 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 2-1 Premier League
01 May 2011 Arsenal v Manchester United W 1-0 Premier League
08 May 2011 Stoke City v Arsenal L 3-1 Premier League
22 May 2011 Fulham v Arsenal D 2-2 Premier League
13 Aug 2011 Newcastle United v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
16 Aug 2011 Arsenal v Udinese W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Play-off 1st leg
24 Aug 2011 Udinese v Arsenal W 1-2
Agg: 1-3
UEFA Champions League Play-off 2nd leg
28 Aug 2011 Manchester United v Arsenal L 8-2 Premier League
17 Sep 2011 Blackburn Rovers v Arsenal L 4-3 Premier League
20 Sep 2011 Arsenal v Shrewsbury Town W 3-1 League Cup 3rd round
19 Oct 2011 Olympique Marseille v Arsenal W 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group F
23 Oct 2011 Arsenal v Stoke City W 3-1 Premier League
29 Oct 2011 Chelsea v Arsenal W 3-5 Premier League
19 Nov 2011 Norwich City v Arsenal W 1-2 Premier League
23 Nov 2011 Arsenal v Borussia Dortmund W 2-1 UEFA Champions League Group F
26 Nov 2011 Arsenal v Fulham D 1-1 Premier League
29 Nov 2011 Arsenal v Manchester City L 0-1 League Cup 5th round
06 Dec 2011 Olympiakos v Arsenal L 3-1 UEFA Champions League Group F
10 Dec 2011 Arsenal v Everton W 1-0 Premier League
18 Dec 2011 Manchester City v Arsenal L 1-0 Premier League
27 Dec 2011 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 Premier League
31 Dec 2011 Arsenal v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 Premier League
02 Jan 2012 Fulham v Arsenal L 2-1 Premier League
15 Jan 2012 Swansea City v Arsenal L 3-2 Premier League
22 Jan 2012 Arsenal v Manchester United L 1-2 Premier League
15 Feb 2012 AC Milan v Arsenal L 4-0 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg
18 Feb 2012 Sunderland v Arsenal L 2-0 FA Cup 5th round
21 Mar 2012 Everton v Arsenal W 0-1 Premier League
24 Mar 2012 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 3-0 Premier League
11 Apr 2012 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Arsenal W 0-3 Premier League
16 Apr 2012 Arsenal v Wigan Athletic L 1-2 Premier League
26 Sep 2012 Arsenal v Coventry City W 6-1 League Cup 3rd round
30 Oct 2012 Reading v Arsenal W 5-7 League Cup 4th 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 Goals Y R
2004-05 Switzerland UEFA Under-19 1
3
2005-06 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 1
2
1
2005-06 Switzerland International Friendly 1
1
2006-07 Switzerland International Friendly 4
2
2007-08 Switzerland Four Nation Tournament 1
1
1
2007-08 Switzerland International Friendly 3
1
2008-09 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 3
1
2008-09 Switzerland International Friendly 2
1
2010-11 Switzerland International Friendly 1
2010-11 Switzerland UEFA European Championship 1
1
2011-12 Switzerland International Friendly 3
1
2011-12 Switzerland UEFA European Championship 2
1
2012-13 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 6
1
2012-13 Switzerland International Friendly 3
1
2013-14 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 5
1
2013-14 Switzerland International Friendly 2
1
2014-15 Switzerland International Friendly
1
2014-15 Switzerland UEFA European Championship 6
1
2015-16 Switzerland International Friendly 3
2015-16 Switzerland UEFA European Championship 6
1
1
2016-17 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 4
2017-18 Switzerland FIFA World Cup 3


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
13 Jul 2004 Switzerland v Italy D 1-1 UEFA U19 Final group
15 Jul 2004 Switzerland v Belgium W 2-0 UEFA Under-19 Final group 1
18 Jul 2004 Switzerland v Ukraine D 0-0 UEFA U19 Final group 1
21 Jul 2004 Switzerland v Turkey L 2-3 UEFA U19 Semi-final
01 Mar 2006 Scotland v Switzerland W 1-3 International Friendly
31 May 2006 Switzerland v Italy D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Jun 2006 France v Switzerland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
23 Jun 2006 Switzerland v Korea Republic W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
26 Jun 2006 Switzerland v Ukraine L 0-0 (0-3) FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
16 Aug 2006 Liechtenstein v Switzerland W 0-3 International Friendly
11 Oct 2006 Austria v Switzerland L 2-1 International Friendly
15 Nov 2006 Switzerland v Brazil L 1-2 International Friendly
22 Mar 2007 Jamaica v Switzerland W 0-2 International Friendly
25 Mar 2007 Colombia v Switzerland L 3-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2007 Switzerland v Argentina D 1-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2007 Switzerland v Chile W 2-1 FOUR NATION TOURNAMENT
11 Sep 2007 Switzerland v Japan L 3-4 FOUR NATION TOURNAMENT
13 Oct 2007 Switzerland v Austria W 3-1 International Friendly
17 Oct 2007 Switzerland v USA L 0-1 International Friendly
20 Nov 2007 Switzerland v Nigeria L 0-1 International Friendly
24 May 2008 Switzerland v Slovakia W 2-0 International Friendly
20 Aug 2008 Switzerland v Cyprus W 4-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 Israel v Switzerland D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
10 Sep 2008 Switzerland v Luxembourg L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
11 Oct 2008 Switzerland v Latvia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
19 Nov 2008 Switzerland v Finland W 1-0 International Friendly
11 Feb 2009 Switzerland v Bulgaria D 1-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Moldova v Switzerland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 2
17 Nov 2010 Switzerland v Ukraine D 2-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 2011 England v Switzerland D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group G
10 Aug 2011 Liechtenstein v Switzerland W 1-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2011 Switzerland v Bulgaria W 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group G
11 Oct 2011 Switzerland v Montenegro W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group G
11 Nov 2011 Netherlands v Switzerland D 0-0 International Friendly
26 May 2012 Switzerland v Germany W 5-3 International Friendly
30 May 2012 Switzerland v Romania L 0-1 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Croatia v Switzerland W 2-4 International Friendly
07 Sep 2012 Slovenia v Switzerland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup
11 Sep 2012 Switzerland v Albania W 2-0 FIFA World Cup
12 Oct 2012 Switzerland v Norway D 1-1 FIFA World Cup
16 Oct 2012 Iceland v Switzerland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup
14 Nov 2012 Tunisia v Switzerland W 1-2 International Friendly
06 Feb 2013 Greece v Switzerland D 0-0 International Friendly
23 Mar 2013 Cyprus v Switzerland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup
08 Jun 2013 Switzerland v Cyprus W 1-0 FIFA World Cup
15 Oct 2013 Switzerland v Slovenia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group E
05 Mar 2014 Switzerland v Croatia D 2-2 International Friendly
30 May 2014 Switzerland v Jamaica W 1-0 International Friendly
15 Jun 2014 Switzerland v Ecuador W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
20 Jun 2014 Switzerland v France L 2-5 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
25 Jun 2014 Honduras v Switzerland W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
01 Jul 2014 Argentina v Switzerland L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
08 Sep 2014 Switzerland v England L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
09 Oct 2014 Slovenia v Switzerland L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
14 Oct 2014 San Marino v Switzerland W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
15 Nov 2014 Switzerland v Lithuania W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
27 Mar 2015 Switzerland v Estonia W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
10 Jun 2015 Switzerland v Liechtenstein W 3-0 International Friendly
14 Jun 2015 Lithuania v Switzerland W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
09 Oct 2015 Switzerland v San Marino W 7-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
12 Oct 2015 Estonia v Switzerland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group E
13 Nov 2015 Slovakia v Switzerland L 3-2 International Friendly
17 Nov 2015 Austria v Switzerland W 1-2 International Friendly
28 May 2016 Switzerland v Belgium L 1-2 International Friendly
11 Jun 2016 Albania v Switzerland W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
15 Jun 2016 Romania v Switzerland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
19 Jun 2016 Switzerland v France D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
25 Jun 2016 Switzerland v Poland L 1-1 (4-5) UEFA European Championship Finals - Round of 16
06 Sep 2016 Switzerland v Portugal W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
13 Nov 2016 Switzerland v Faroe Islands W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
25 Mar 2017 Switzerland v Latvia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
09 Jun 2017 Faroe Islands v Switzerland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
03 Sep 2017 Latvia v Switzerland W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
07 Oct 2017 Switzerland v Hungary W 5-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
10 Oct 2017 Portugal v Switzerland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B


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