Phil Babb

Date of birth30 November 1970
Place of birthLambeth
NationalityIrish
Weight78 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

Irish international Phil Babb was bought from Coventry City for £3.6 million and won the Coca Cola Cup with Liverpool in 1995 and became an FA Cup runner up the next year. After a long spell as a regular he was eventually loaned out to Tranmere Rovers before leaving to join Sporting Lisbon.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Millwall 25 Apr 1989 10 Aug 1990
Bradford City 10 Aug 1990 21 Jul 1992
Coventry City 21 Jul 1992 01 Sep 1994
Liverpool 01 Sep 1994 04 Jul 2000
Tranmere Rovers 21 Jan 2000 20 Feb 2000 L
Sporting Clube Portugal 04 Jul 2000 11 Jun 2002
Sunderland 11 Jun 2002 30 Jun 2004

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1992-93 Coventry City FA Cup 1
1992-93 Coventry City League Cup 2
1992-93 Coventry City Premier League 27
7
2
1993-94 Coventry City FA Cup 1
1993-94 Coventry City League Cup 3
1
1993-94 Coventry City Premier League 40
3
2
1994-95 Coventry City Premier League 3
1
1994-95 Liverpool FA Cup 6
1994-95 Liverpool League Cup 7
1
1994-95 Liverpool Premier League 33
1
3
1
1995-96 Liverpool FA Cup 4
1
1995-96 Liverpool League Cup 4
1995-96 Liverpool Premier League 28
2
1995-96 Liverpool UEFA Cup 4
1996-97 Liverpool FA Cup 1
1
1996-97 Liverpool League Cup 3
1996-97 Liverpool Premier League 21
1
1
5
1996-97 Liverpool UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 4
1
1997-98 Liverpool League Cup 2
1
1997-98 Liverpool Premier League 18
1
4
1997-98 Liverpool UEFA Cup 1
1998-99 Liverpool FA Cup 1
1998-99 Liverpool Premier League 24
1
6
1998-99 Liverpool UEFA Cup 3
1
1999-00 Tranmere Rovers FA Cup 1
2000-01 Sporting Clube Portugal Portuguese First Division 7
4
1
2000-01 Sporting Clube Portugal UEFA Champions League 1
1
2001-02 Sporting Clube Portugal Portuguese First Division 11
1
2001-02 Sporting Clube Portugal UEFA Cup 6
1
2002-03 Sunderland FA Cup 3
2002-03 Sunderland League Cup 1
2002-03 Sunderland Premier League 26
2003-04 Sunderland FA Cup 5
2003-04 Sunderland League Cup 1
2003-04 Sunderland League Division 1 22
4
2003-04 Sunderland League Division 1 Play-Offs 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
15 Aug 1992 Coventry City v Middlesbrough W 2-1 Premier League
29 Aug 1992 Coventry City v Blackburn Rovers L 0-2 Premier League
02 Sep 1992 Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry City W 1-2 Premier League
05 Sep 1992 Oldham Athletic v Coventry City W 0-1 Premier League
23 Sep 1992 Coventry City v Scarborough W 2-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
26 Sep 1992 Coventry City v Norwich City D 1-1 Premier League
07 Oct 1992 Scarborough v Coventry City L 3-0
Agg: 3-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
31 Oct 1992 Leeds United v Coventry City D 2-2 Premier League
07 Nov 1992 Arsenal v Coventry City L 3-0 Premier League
21 Nov 1992 Coventry City v Manchester City L 2-3 Premier League
28 Nov 1992 Sheffield United v Coventry City D 1-1 Premier League
05 Dec 1992 Coventry City v Ipswich Town D 2-2 Premier League
12 Dec 1992 Southampton v Coventry City D 2-2 Premier League
19 Dec 1992 Coventry City v Liverpool W 5-1 Premier League
26 Dec 1992 Coventry City v Aston Villa W 3-0 Premier League
28 Dec 1992 Manchester United v Coventry City L 5-0 Premier League
09 Jan 1993 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 Premier League
13 Jan 1993 Norwich City v Coventry City L 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1993 Norwich City v Coventry City D 1-1 Premier League
23 Jan 1993 Coventry City v Oldham Athletic W 3-0 Premier League
26 Jan 1993 Blackburn Rovers v Coventry City W 2-5 Premier League
30 Jan 1993 Coventry City v Wimbledon L 0-2 Premier League
06 Feb 1993 Middlesbrough v Coventry City W 0-2 Premier League
20 Feb 1993 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City L 2-0 Premier League
27 Feb 1993 Crystal Palace v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
03 Mar 1993 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday W 1-0 Premier League
07 Mar 1993 Coventry City v Everton L 0-1 Premier League
10 Mar 1993 Manchester City v Coventry City L 1-0 Premier League
13 Mar 1993 Coventry City v Arsenal L 0-2 Premier League
20 Mar 1993 Ipswich Town v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
24 Mar 1993 Coventry City v Sheffield United L 1-3 Premier League
03 Apr 1993 Coventry City v Southampton W 2-0 Premier League
10 Apr 1993 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
12 Apr 1993 Coventry City v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
17 Apr 1993 Liverpool v Coventry City L 4-0 Premier League
01 May 1993 Chelsea v Coventry City L 2-1 Premier League
08 May 1993 Coventry City v Leeds United D 3-3 Premier League
14 Aug 1993 Arsenal v Coventry City W 0-3 Premier League
18 Aug 1993 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 2-1 Premier League
21 Aug 1993 Coventry City v West Ham United D 1-1 Premier League
24 Aug 1993 Oldham Athletic v Coventry City D 3-3 Premier League
01 Sep 1993 Coventry City v Liverpool W 1-0 Premier League
11 Sep 1993 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
18 Sep 1993 Coventry City v Chelsea D 1-1 Premier League
22 Sep 1993 Coventry City v Wycombe Wanderers W 3-0 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
25 Sep 1993 Coventry City v Leeds United L 0-2 Premier League
02 Oct 1993 Norwich City v Coventry City L 1-0 Premier League
05 Oct 1993 Wycombe Wanderers v Coventry City L 4-2
Agg: 4-5
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
16 Oct 1993 Coventry City v Southampton D 1-1 Premier League
23 Oct 1993 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City L 5-1 Premier League
26 Oct 1993 Oldham Athletic v Coventry City L 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
31 Oct 1993 Coventry City v Sheffield United D 0-0 Premier League
06 Nov 1993 Coventry City v Everton W 2-1 Premier League
20 Nov 1993 Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
23 Nov 1993 Blackburn Rovers v Coventry City L 2-1 Premier League
27 Nov 1993 Coventry City v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
04 Dec 1993 Coventry City v Arsenal W 1-0 Premier League
11 Dec 1993 West Ham United v Coventry City L 3-2 Premier League
18 Dec 1993 Coventry City v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 Premier League
26 Dec 1993 Wimbledon v Coventry City W 1-2 Premier League
01 Jan 1994 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City W 1-2 Premier League
03 Jan 1994 Coventry City v Swindon Town D 1-1 Premier League
08 Jan 1994 Newcastle United v Coventry City L 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1994 Southampton v Coventry City L 1-0 Premier League
22 Jan 1994 Coventry City v Queens Park Rangers L 0-1 Premier League
02 Feb 1994 Coventry City v Ipswich Town W 1-0 Premier League
05 Feb 1994 Swindon Town v Coventry City L 3-1 Premier League
12 Feb 1994 Sheffield United v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
19 Feb 1994 Coventry City v Manchester City W 4-0 Premier League
23 Feb 1994 Newcastle United v Coventry City L 4-0 Premier League
06 Mar 1994 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 0-1 Premier League
19 Mar 1994 Leeds United v Coventry City L 1-0 Premier League
26 Mar 1994 Coventry City v Norwich City W 2-1 Premier League
02 Apr 1994 Coventry City v Wimbledon L 1-2 Premier League
04 Apr 1994 Ipswich Town v Coventry City W 0-2 Premier League
09 Apr 1994 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 Premier League
16 Apr 1994 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 Premier League
23 Apr 1994 Everton v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
02 May 1994 Coventry City v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 Premier League
04 May 1994 Chelsea v Coventry City W 1-2 Premier League
08 May 1994 Manchester United v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
20 Aug 1994 Coventry City v Wimbledon D 1-1 Premier League
27 Aug 1994 Blackburn Rovers v Coventry City L 4-0 Premier League
29 Aug 1994 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 0-1 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
1992-93 Republic of Ireland David OLeary Testimonial
1
1993-94 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 4
1993-94 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 4
1
1994-95 Republic of Ireland B International 1
1994-95 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 7
1995-96 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1995-96 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 3
1996-97 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1997-98 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1
1997-98 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1
1998-99 Republic of Ireland Charity Omagh Fund 1
1998-99 Republic of Ireland International Friendly
2
1998-99 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 1
1999-00 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1
1999-00 Republic of Ireland US Nike Cup 2
1
2002-03 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship
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
29 May 1993 Republic of Ireland v Hungary L 2-4 David O'Leary Testimonial
23 Mar 1994 Republic of Ireland v Russia D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Apr 1994 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland W 0-1 International Friendly
24 May 1994 Republic of Ireland v Bolivia W 1-0 International Friendly
28 May 1994 Germany v Republic of Ireland W 0-2 International Friendly
05 Jun 1994 Republic of Ireland v Czech Republic L 1-3 International Friendly
18 Jun 1994 Italy v Republic of Ireland W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
24 Jun 1994 Mexico v Republic of Ireland L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
28 Jun 1994 Republic of Ireland v Norway D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
04 Jul 1994 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
07 Sep 1994 Latvia v Republic of Ireland W 0-3 UEFA European Championship Group 6
12 Oct 1994 Republic of Ireland v Liechtenstein W 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
16 Nov 1994 Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Group 6
13 Dec 1994 England v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 B INTER
29 Mar 1995 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
26 Apr 1995 Republic of Ireland v Portugal W 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
03 Jun 1995 Liechtenstein v Republic of Ireland D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
11 Jun 1995 Republic of Ireland v Austria L 1-3 UEFA European Championship Group 6
11 Oct 1995 Republic of Ireland v Latvia W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 6
15 Nov 1995 Portugal v Republic of Ireland L 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 6
13 Dec 1995 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group play-off
24 Apr 1996 Czech Republic v Republic of Ireland L 2-0 International Friendly
10 Nov 1996 Republic of Ireland v Iceland D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 8
10 Sep 1997 Lithuania v Republic of Ireland W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group 8
11 Oct 1997 Republic of Ireland v Romania D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Group 8
22 Apr 1998 Republic of Ireland v Argentina L 0-2 International Friendly
23 May 1998 Republic of Ireland v Mexico D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 1998 Republic of Ireland v Croatia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 8
10 Feb 1999 Republic of Ireland v Paraguay W 2-0 International Friendly
28 Apr 1999 Republic of Ireland v Sweden W 2-0 International Friendly
29 May 1999 Republic of Ireland v Northern Ireland L 0-1 CHARITY OMAGH FUND
23 Feb 2000 Republic of Ireland v Czech Republic W 3-2 International Friendly
30 May 2000 Republic of Ireland v Scotland L 1-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 2000 Republic of Ireland v Mexico D 2-2 US NIKE CUP
06 Jun 2000 USA v Republic of Ireland D 1-1 US NIKE CUP
11 Jun 2000 Republic of Ireland v South Africa W 2-1 US NIKE CUP
07 Sep 2002 Russia v Republic of Ireland L 4-2 UEFA European Championship Group 10


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