Philippe Albert

Date of birth10 August 1967
Place of birthBouillon
NationalityBelgian
Weight86 kg
Height1.91 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

Belgium international Philippe Albert previously played for Charleroi, Mechelen and Anderlecht.

A classy and very attack minded defender, Philippe is most fondly remembered for his goal in a 5-0 win against Manchester United in 1996.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Anderlecht 10 Aug 1994
Newcastle United 10 Aug 1994 30 Jun 1999
Fulham 25 Jan 1999 31 May 1999 L
RSC Charleroi 01 Jul 1999

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1994-95 Newcastle United League Cup 4
1
1994-95 Newcastle United Premier League 17
2
3
1
1994-95 Newcastle United UEFA Cup 4
1995-96 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1
1995-96 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1
1
1995-96 Newcastle United Premier League 19
4
4
5
1996-97 Newcastle United FA Charity Shield 1
1
1996-97 Newcastle United FA Cup 2
1996-97 Newcastle United League Cup 2
1996-97 Newcastle United Premier League 27
2
6
1996-97 Newcastle United UEFA Cup 7
1
1
1997-98 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1
1997-98 Newcastle United League Cup 3
1
1997-98 Newcastle United Premier League 21
2
8
1997-98 Newcastle United UEFA Champions League 7
1
1998-99 Newcastle United Premier League 3
3
1
1998-99 Newcastle United UEFA European Cup Winners 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
21 Aug 1994 Leicester City v Newcastle United W 1-3 Premier League
24 Aug 1994 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 4-0 Premier League
27 Aug 1994 Newcastle United v Southampton W 5-1 Premier League
31 Aug 1994 West Ham United v Newcastle United W 1-3 Premier League
10 Sep 1994 Newcastle United v Chelsea W 4-2 Premier League
13 Sep 1994 Royal Antwerp v Newcastle United W 0-5 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 1994 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 2-3 Premier League
21 Sep 1994 Newcastle United v Barnsley W 2-1 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
24 Sep 1994 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
27 Sep 1994 Newcastle United v Royal Antwerp W 5-2
Agg: 10-2
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
01 Oct 1994 Aston Villa v Newcastle United W 0-2 Premier League
05 Oct 1994 Barnsley v Newcastle United W 0-1
Agg: 1-3
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
15 Oct 1994 Crystal Palace v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
18 Oct 1994 Newcastle United v Athletic Bilbao W 3-2 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
22 Oct 1994 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 Premier League
26 Oct 1994 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
29 Oct 1994 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
01 Nov 1994 Athletic Bilbao v Newcastle United L 1-0
Agg: 3-3
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
05 Nov 1994 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 Premier League
07 Nov 1994 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
19 Nov 1994 Wimbledon v Newcastle United L 3-2 Premier League
26 Nov 1994 Newcastle United v Ipswich Town D 1-1 Premier League
10 Dec 1994 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 3-1 Premier League
21 Dec 1994 Newcastle United v Manchester City L 0-2 League Cup 4th round replay
26 Dec 1994 Leeds United v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
04 Oct 1995 Newcastle United v Bristol City W 3-1
Agg: 8-1
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
21 Oct 1995 Newcastle United v Wimbledon W 6-1 Premier League
25 Oct 1995 Stoke City v Newcastle United W 0-4 League Cup 3rd round
04 Nov 1995 Newcastle United v Liverpool W 2-1 Premier League
18 Nov 1995 Aston Villa v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
16 Dec 1995 Newcastle United v Everton W 1-0 Premier League
23 Dec 1995 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest W 3-1 Premier League
02 Jan 1996 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 2-0 Premier League
07 Jan 1996 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1996 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Cup Quarter-final
14 Jan 1996 Coventry City v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
17 Jan 1996 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 2-2 (2-4) FA Cup 3rd round replay
20 Jan 1996 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers W 2-1 Premier League
03 Feb 1996 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 Premier League
10 Feb 1996 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United W 1-2 Premier League
21 Feb 1996 West Ham United v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
24 Feb 1996 Manchester City v Newcastle United D 3-3 Premier League
04 Mar 1996 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
18 Mar 1996 Newcastle United v West Ham United W 3-0 Premier League
23 Mar 1996 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
03 Apr 1996 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 4-3 Premier League
06 Apr 1996 Newcastle United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 Premier League
08 Apr 1996 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
14 Apr 1996 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 1-0 Premier League
17 Apr 1996 Newcastle United v Southampton W 1-0 Premier League
29 Apr 1996 Leeds United v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
02 May 1996 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
05 May 1996 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 Premier League
11 Aug 1996 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 4-0 FA Charity Shield
17 Aug 1996 Everton v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
21 Aug 1996 Newcastle United v Wimbledon W 2-0 Premier League
24 Aug 1996 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 Premier League
10 Sep 1996 Newcastle United v Halmstads BK W 4-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
24 Sep 1996 Halmstads BK v Newcastle United L 2-1
Agg: 2-5
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
12 Oct 1996 Derby County v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
15 Oct 1996 Ferencváros v Newcastle United L 3-2 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
20 Oct 1996 Newcastle United v Manchester United W 5-0 Premier League
23 Oct 1996 Newcastle United v Oldham Athletic W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
26 Oct 1996 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
29 Oct 1996 Newcastle United v Ferencváros W 4-0
Agg: 6-3
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
03 Nov 1996 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough W 3-1 Premier League
16 Nov 1996 Newcastle United v West Ham United D 1-1 Premier League
19 Nov 1996 Metz v Newcastle United D 1-1 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
23 Nov 1996 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
27 Nov 1996 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Cup 4th round
30 Nov 1996 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 1-2 Premier League
03 Dec 1996 Newcastle United v Metz W 2-0
Agg: 3-1
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
09 Dec 1996 Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
17 Dec 1996 Coventry City v Newcastle United L 2-1 Premier League
23 Dec 1996 Newcastle United v Liverpool D 1-1 Premier League
26 Dec 1996 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
28 Dec 1996 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur W 7-1 Premier League
01 Jan 1997 Newcastle United v Leeds United W 3-0 Premier League
05 Jan 1997 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1997 Aston Villa v Newcastle United D 2-2 Premier League
15 Jan 1997 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
29 Jan 1997 Newcastle United v Everton W 4-1 Premier League
02 Feb 1997 Newcastle United v Leicester City W 4-3 Premier League
22 Feb 1997 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
01 Mar 1997 Newcastle United v Southampton L 0-1 Premier League
04 Mar 1997 Newcastle United v AS Monaco L 0-1 UEFA Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
10 Mar 1997 Liverpool v Newcastle United L 4-3 Premier League
15 Mar 1997 Newcastle United v Coventry City W 4-0 Premier League
18 Mar 1997 AS Monaco v Newcastle United L 3-0
Agg: 4-0
UEFA Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
23 Mar 1997 Wimbledon v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
06 May 1997 West Ham United v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
08 May 1997 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
11 May 1997 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest W 5-0 Premier League
09 Aug 1997 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-1 Premier League
13 Aug 1997 Newcastle United v Croatia Zagreb W 2-1 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
23 Aug 1997 Newcastle United v Aston Villa W 1-0 Premier League
27 Aug 1997 Croatia Zagreb v Newcastle United D 2-2
Agg: 3-4
UEFA Champions League 2nd round 2nd leg
13 Sep 1997 Newcastle United v Wimbledon L 1-3 Premier League
17 Sep 1997 Newcastle United v Barcelona W 3-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
20 Sep 1997 West Ham United v Newcastle United W 0-1 Premier League
24 Sep 1997 Newcastle United v Everton W 1-0 Premier League
27 Sep 1997 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
01 Oct 1997 Dynamo Kiev v Newcastle United D 2-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
15 Oct 1997 Newcastle United v Hull City W 2-0 League Cup 3rd round
22 Oct 1997 PSV Eindhoven v Newcastle United L 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
25 Oct 1997 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers D 1-1 Premier League
01 Nov 1997 Newcastle United v Leicester City D 3-3 Premier League
05 Nov 1997 Newcastle United v PSV Eindhoven L 0-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
08 Nov 1997 Coventry City v Newcastle United D 2-2 Premier League
18 Nov 1997 Derby County v Newcastle United W 0-1 League Cup 4th round
22 Nov 1997 Newcastle United v Southampton W 2-1 Premier League
26 Nov 1997 Barcelona v Newcastle United L 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
06 Dec 1997 Newcastle United v Arsenal L 0-1 Premier League
10 Dec 1997 Newcastle United v Dynamo Kiev W 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
13 Dec 1997 Barnsley v Newcastle United D 2-2 Premier League
17 Dec 1997 Newcastle United v Derby County D 0-0 Premier League
21 Dec 1997 Newcastle United v Manchester United L 0-1 Premier League
07 Jan 1998 Newcastle United v Liverpool L 0-2 League Cup Quarter-final
25 Jan 1998 Stevenage Borough v Newcastle United D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
04 Feb 1998 Newcastle United v Stevenage Borough W 2-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
22 Feb 1998 Newcastle United v Leeds United D 1-1 Premier League
28 Feb 1998 Everton v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
08 Mar 1998 Newcastle United v Barnsley W 3-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
14 Mar 1998 Newcastle United v Coventry City D 0-0 Premier League
31 Mar 1998 Wimbledon v Newcastle United D 0-0 Premier League
05 Apr 1998 Newcastle United v Sheffield United W 1-0 FA Cup Semi-final
11 Apr 1998 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 3-1 Premier League
13 Apr 1998 Newcastle United v Barnsley W 2-1 Premier League
18 Apr 1998 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
25 Apr 1998 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 2-0 Premier League
10 May 1998 Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
22 Aug 1998 Chelsea v Newcastle United D 1-1 Premier League
30 Aug 1998 Newcastle United v Liverpool L 1-4 Premier League
09 Sep 1998 Aston Villa v Newcastle United L 1-0 Premier League
12 Sep 1998 Newcastle United v Southampton W 4-0 Premier League
01 Oct 1998 Partizan Belgrade v Newcastle United L 1-0
Agg: 2-2
UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 1st round 2nd leg
04 Oct 1998 Arsenal v Newcastle United L 3-0 Premier League
23 Nov 1998 Everton v Newcastle United L 1-0 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
1986-87 Belgium UEFA European Championship 1
1987-88 Belgium Olympics 1
1987-88 Belgium Under-21 1
1988-89 Belgium FIFA World Cup 2
1988-89 Belgium International Friendly 2
1989-90 Belgium FIFA World Cup 1
1989-90 Belgium International Friendly 1
1
1989-90 Belgium UEFA Under-21 1
1990-91 Belgium International Friendly 1
1
1990-91 Belgium UEFA European Championship 3
1991-92 Belgium FIFA World Cup 2
1
1991-92 Belgium International Friendly 3
1
1991-92 Belgium UEFA European Championship 1
1992-93 Belgium FIFA World Cup 5
1
1993-94 Belgium FIFA World Cup 5
2
1993-94 Belgium International Friendly 4
1994-95 Belgium UEFA European Championship 3
1995-96 Belgium International Friendly 2
1996-97 Belgium FIFA World Cup 1
1996-97 Belgium International Friendly 1
1997-98 Belgium FIFA World Cup 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 Apr 1987 Republic of Ireland v Belgium D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 7
07 Oct 1987 Belgium v Czechoslovakia L 0-2 Olympics Europe group E
04 Jun 1988 Denmark v Belgium L 2-1 U21
16 Nov 1988 Czechoslovakia v Belgium D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 7
29 Apr 1989 Belgium v Czechoslovakia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7
27 May 1989 Belgium v Yugoslavia W 1-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 1989 Canada v Belgium W 0-2 International Friendly
24 Oct 1989 Belgium v Luxembourg W 1-0 UEFA U21 Group 7
02 Jun 1990 Belgium v Mexico W 3-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 1990 Belgium v Poland D 1-1 International Friendly
21 Jun 1990 Belgium v Spain L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group E
12 Sep 1990 Belgium v East Germany L 0-2 International Friendly
12 Feb 1991 Italy v Belgium D 0-0 International Friendly
27 Feb 1991 Belgium v Luxembourg W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
27 Mar 1991 Belgium v Wales D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 5
01 May 1991 Germany v Belgium L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Group 5
09 Oct 1991 Hungary v Belgium W 0-2 International Friendly
20 Nov 1991 Belgium v Germany L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group 5
26 Feb 1992 Tunisia v Belgium L 2-1 International Friendly
25 Mar 1992 France v Belgium D 3-3 International Friendly
22 Apr 1992 Belgium v Cyprus W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
03 Jun 1992 Faroe Islands v Belgium W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Group 4
02 Sep 1992 Czechoslovakia v Belgium W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Group 4
14 Oct 1992 Belgium v Romania W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
18 Nov 1992 Belgium v Wales W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
13 Feb 1993 Cyprus v Belgium W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Group 4
31 Mar 1993 Wales v Belgium L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
06 Oct 1993 Belgium v Gabon W 2-1 International Friendly
13 Oct 1993 Romania v Belgium L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group 4
17 Nov 1993 Belgium v Czechoslovakia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Group 4
16 Feb 1994 Malta v Belgium L 1-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 1994 Belgium v Zambia W 9-0 International Friendly
08 Jun 1994 Belgium v Hungary W 3-1 International Friendly
25 Jun 1994 Belgium v Netherlands W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
29 Jun 1994 Belgium v Saudi Arabia L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group F
02 Jul 1994 Germany v Belgium L 3-2 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
07 Sep 1994 Belgium v Armenia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group 2
12 Oct 1994 Denmark v Belgium L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Group 2
17 Dec 1994 Belgium v Spain L 1-4 UEFA European Championship Group 2
27 Mar 1996 Belgium v France L 0-2 International Friendly
24 Apr 1996 Belgium v Russia D 0-0 International Friendly
14 Dec 1996 Belgium v Netherlands L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Group 7
11 Feb 1997 Northern Ireland v Belgium L 3-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 1997 Netherlands v Belgium L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 7


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