Kalifa Cisse

Date of birth01 September 1984
Place of birthDreaux, France
NationalityMalian
Weight76 kg
Height1.87 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Cisse joined Reading in May 2007 with a three-year contract that was extended to June 2011 in January 2009.

He joined Bristol City in July 2010 with a two-year contract.

Cisse joined Derby County in November 2013 on non-contract terms before soon agreeing a two-month contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Toulouse 01 Jul 2003 01 Jul 2004
Estoril Praia 01 Jul 2004 01 Jul 2005
Boavista 01 Jul 2005 16 May 2007
Reading 16 May 2007 09 Jul 2010
Bristol City 09 Jul 2010 30 Jun 2012
New England Revolution 19 Nov 2012 06 Aug 2013
Derby County 09 Nov 2013 14 Jan 2014

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2007-08 Reading FA Cup 2
2007-08 Reading League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Reading Premier League 11
11
1
3
1
2008-09 Reading League Championship 24
12
5
2
2008-09 Reading League Championship Play-Offs
1
2008-09 Reading League Cup 2
1
2009-10 Reading FA Cup 2
2009-10 Reading League Championship 14
3
1
2
2010-11 Bristol City FA Cup 1
2010-11 Bristol City League Championship 19
10
2
2011-12 Bristol City League Championship 26
6
2
4
2013-14 Derby County League Championship 1
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
15 Aug 2007 Reading v Chelsea L 1-2 Premier League
28 Aug 2007 Swansea City v Reading W 0-1 League Cup 2nd round
01 Sep 2007 Reading v West Ham United L 0-3 Premier League
08 Dec 2007 Reading v Liverpool W 3-1 Premier League
15 Dec 2007 Birmingham City v Reading D 1-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2007 West Ham United v Reading D 1-1 Premier League
29 Dec 2007 Tottenham Hotspur v Reading L 6-4 Premier League
01 Jan 2008 Reading v Portsmouth L 0-2 Premier League
05 Jan 2008 Tottenham Hotspur v Reading D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
12 Jan 2008 Aston Villa v Reading L 3-1 Premier League
15 Jan 2008 Reading v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
19 Jan 2008 Reading v Manchester United L 0-2 Premier League
30 Jan 2008 Chelsea v Reading L 1-0 Premier League
02 Feb 2008 Reading v Bolton Wanderers L 0-2 Premier League
09 Feb 2008 Everton v Reading L 1-0 Premier League
24 Feb 2008 Reading v Aston Villa L 1-2 Premier League
01 Mar 2008 Middlesbrough v Reading W 0-1 Premier League
08 Mar 2008 Reading v Manchester City W 2-0 Premier League
15 Mar 2008 Liverpool v Reading L 2-1 Premier League
22 Mar 2008 Reading v Birmingham City W 2-1 Premier League
29 Mar 2008 Reading v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 Premier League
05 Apr 2008 Newcastle United v Reading L 3-0 Premier League
12 Apr 2008 Reading v Fulham L 0-2 Premier League
19 Apr 2008 Arsenal v Reading L 2-0 Premier League
11 May 2008 Derby County v Reading W 0-4 Premier League
10 Aug 2008 Nottingham Forest v Reading D 0-0 League Championship
12 Aug 2008 Dagenham and Redbridge v Reading W 1-2 League Cup 1st round
16 Aug 2008 Reading v Plymouth Argyle W 2-0 League Championship
23 Aug 2008 Charlton Athletic v Reading L 4-2 League Championship
23 Sep 2008 Stoke City v Reading L 2-2 (3-4) League Cup 3rd round
27 Sep 2008 Reading v Swansea City W 4-0 League Championship
30 Sep 2008 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Reading W 0-3 League Championship
04 Oct 2008 Reading v Burnley W 3-1 League Championship
18 Oct 2008 Preston North End v Reading L 2-1 League Championship
21 Oct 2008 Reading v Doncaster Rovers W 2-1 League Championship
25 Oct 2008 Reading v Queens Park Rangers D 0-0 League Championship
28 Oct 2008 Burnley v Reading L 1-0 League Championship
01 Nov 2008 Bristol City v Reading W 1-4 League Championship
08 Nov 2008 Reading v Derby County W 3-0 League Championship
15 Nov 2008 Sheffield United v Reading W 0-2 League Championship
22 Nov 2008 Reading v Southampton L 1-2 League Championship
25 Nov 2008 Cardiff City v Reading D 2-2 League Championship
01 Dec 2008 Reading v Coventry City W 3-1 League Championship
06 Dec 2008 Barnsley v Reading W 0-1 League Championship
13 Dec 2008 Reading v Norwich City W 2-0 League Championship
20 Dec 2008 Birmingham City v Reading W 1-3 League Championship
26 Dec 2008 Reading v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
28 Dec 2008 Southampton v Reading D 1-1 League Championship
09 Jan 2009 Reading v Watford W 4-0 League Championship
17 Jan 2009 Swansea City v Reading L 2-0 League Championship
27 Jan 2009 Reading v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-0 League Championship
31 Jan 2009 Queens Park Rangers v Reading D 0-0 League Championship
07 Feb 2009 Reading v Preston North End D 0-0 League Championship
21 Feb 2009 Reading v Bristol City L 0-2 League Championship
28 Feb 2009 Reading v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 League Championship
03 Mar 2009 Sheffield Wednesday v Reading W 1-2 League Championship
07 Mar 2009 Plymouth Argyle v Reading D 2-2 League Championship
10 Mar 2009 Reading v Charlton Athletic D 2-2 League Championship
21 Mar 2009 Crystal Palace v Reading D 0-0 League Championship
04 Apr 2009 Coventry City v Reading D 0-0 League Championship
10 Apr 2009 Reading v Sheffield United L 0-1 League Championship
18 Apr 2009 Reading v Barnsley D 0-0 League Championship
27 Apr 2009 Norwich City v Reading W 0-2 League Championship
09 May 2009 Burnley v Reading L 1-0 League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
08 Aug 2009 Reading v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Championship
15 Aug 2009 Newcastle United v Reading L 3-0 League Championship
18 Aug 2009 Swansea City v Reading D 0-0 League Championship
22 Aug 2009 Reading v Sheffield United L 1-3 League Championship
12 Sep 2009 Reading v Doncaster Rovers D 0-0 League Championship
29 Sep 2009 Preston North End v Reading W 1-2 League Championship
17 Oct 2009 West Bromwich Albion v Reading L 3-1 League Championship
20 Oct 2009 Queens Park Rangers v Reading L 4-1 League Championship
07 Nov 2009 Reading v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Championship
05 Dec 2009 Sheffield Wednesday v Reading W 0-2 League Championship
08 Dec 2009 Reading v Crystal Palace L 2-4 League Championship
12 Dec 2009 Reading v Scunthorpe United D 1-1 League Championship
19 Dec 2009 Bristol City v Reading D 1-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2009 Reading v Swansea City D 1-1 League Championship
28 Dec 2009 Plymouth Argyle v Reading L 4-1 League Championship
02 Jan 2010 Reading v Liverpool D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 2010 Liverpool v Reading W 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
16 Jan 2010 Nottingham Forest v Reading L 2-1 League Championship
26 Jan 2010 Sheffield United v Reading L 3-0 League Championship


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
2003-04 Mali World Youth Under-20 2


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
28 Nov 2003 Uzbekistan v Mali W 2-3 World Youth Cup Under-20 Group B
04 Dec 2003 Argentina v Mali L 3-1 World Youth Cup Under-20 Group B
22 Jun 2008 Mali v Sudan W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 10


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