Radhi Jaidi

Date of birth30 August 1975
Place of birthTunis
NationalityTunisian
Weight89 kg
Height1.92 m
PositionDefender/Centre back

Regarded as one of Africa's beat central defenders, he began at S Gabes before signing for bigger club for Esperance in the domestic league.

He had played in two African Nations' Cups to become a certain to starter at the 2002 World Cup finals.

Referred to as the 'African Desailly', he is a good marker and possesses great pace. He can play as an orthodox centre half or on the left hand side of a back three.

Radhi joined Bolton Wanderers in July 2004 with a two-year contract.

He scored Tunisia's stoppage time equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Saudi Arabia in their opening game of the 2006 World Cup finals.

Radhi joined Birmingham City in July 2006 with a three-year contract.

He joined Southampton in September 2009 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2012 in May 2012.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Esperance Tunis 01 Jul 1992 30 Jun 2004
Bolton Wanderers 06 Jul 2004 31 Jul 2006
Birmingham City 31 Jul 2006 30 Jun 2009
Southampton 11 Sep 2009 30 Jun 2012

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Bolton Wanderers FA Cup
1
1
2004-05 Bolton Wanderers Premier League 20
7
5
2
2005-06 Bolton Wanderers FA Cup 2
2005-06 Bolton Wanderers League Cup 3
2005-06 Bolton Wanderers Premier League 15
1
3
1
2005-06 Bolton Wanderers UEFA Cup 3
2006-07 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
1
2006-07 Birmingham City League Championship 38
6
4
1
2006-07 Birmingham City League Cup 3
2
2007-08 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
1
2007-08 Birmingham City League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Birmingham City Premier League 18
4
2008-09 Birmingham City FA Cup 1
1
2008-09 Birmingham City League Championship 30
5
2009-10 Southampton FA Cup 4
1
2009-10 Southampton Johnstones Paint Trophy 3
2009-10 Southampton League One 26
1
1
4
2010-11 Southampton FA Cup 2
2010-11 Southampton Johnstones Paint Trophy 1
2010-11 Southampton League One 31
3
5


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
25 Aug 2004 Southampton v Bolton Wanderers W 1-2 Premier League
29 Aug 2004 Bolton Wanderers v Liverpool W 1-0 Premier League
11 Sep 2004 Bolton Wanderers v Manchester United D 2-2 Premier League
18 Sep 2004 Arsenal v Bolton Wanderers D 2-2 Premier League
25 Sep 2004 Bolton Wanderers v Birmingham City D 1-1 Premier League
02 Oct 2004 West Bromwich Albion v Bolton Wanderers L 2-1 Premier League
16 Oct 2004 Bolton Wanderers v Crystal Palace W 1-0 Premier League
23 Oct 2004 Tottenham Hotspur v Bolton Wanderers W 1-2 Premier League
31 Oct 2004 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United W 2-1 Premier League
07 Nov 2004 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 Premier League
13 Nov 2004 Bolton Wanderers v Aston Villa L 1-2 Premier League
20 Nov 2004 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers D 2-2 Premier League
27 Nov 2004 Bolton Wanderers v Portsmouth L 0-1 Premier League
04 Dec 2004 Everton v Bolton Wanderers L 3-2 Premier League
11 Dec 2004 Norwich City v Bolton Wanderers L 3-2 Premier League
26 Dec 2004 Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers L 2-0 Premier League
28 Dec 2004 Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers L 0-1 Premier League
01 Jan 2005 Bolton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 Premier League
04 Jan 2005 Birmingham City v Bolton Wanderers W 1-2 Premier League
05 Feb 2005 Crystal Palace v Bolton Wanderers W 0-1 Premier League
07 Mar 2005 Manchester City v Bolton Wanderers W 0-1 Premier League
12 Mar 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal L 0-1 FA Cup Quarter-final
19 Mar 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Norwich City W 1-0 Premier League
19 Apr 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Southampton D 1-1 Premier League
23 Apr 2005 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 Premier League
30 Apr 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Chelsea L 0-2 Premier League
07 May 2005 Portsmouth v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 Premier League
15 May 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Everton W 3-2 Premier League
13 Aug 2005 Aston Villa v Bolton Wanderers D 2-2 Premier League
21 Aug 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Everton L 0-1 Premier League
24 Aug 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United W 2-0 Premier League
15 Sep 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Lokomotiv Plovdiv W 2-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
18 Sep 2005 Manchester City v Bolton Wanderers W 0-1 Premier League
02 Oct 2005 Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers L 2-1 Premier League
15 Oct 2005 Chelsea v Bolton Wanderers L 5-1 Premier League
20 Oct 2005 Besiktas v Bolton Wanderers D 1-1 UEFA Cup Group H
26 Oct 2005 Bolton Wanderers v West Ham United W 1-0 League Cup 3rd round
29 Oct 2005 Charlton Athletic v Bolton Wanderers W 0-1 Premier League
07 Nov 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 Premier League
27 Nov 2005 Fulham v Bolton Wanderers L 2-1 Premier League
30 Nov 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Leicester City W 2-1 League Cup 4th round
03 Dec 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Arsenal W 2-0 Premier League
14 Dec 2005 Bolton Wanderers v Sevilla D 1-1 UEFA Cup Group H
17 Dec 2005 Everton v Bolton Wanderers W 0-4 Premier League
20 Dec 2005 Wigan Athletic v Bolton Wanderers L 2-0 League Cup 5th round
02 Jan 2006 Bolton Wanderers v Liverpool D 2-2 Premier League
18 Feb 2006 Bolton Wanderers v West Ham United D 0-0 FA Cup 5th round
26 Feb 2006 Bolton Wanderers v Fulham W 2-1 Premier League
04 Mar 2006 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers L 3-1 Premier League
11 Mar 2006 Bolton Wanderers v West Ham United W 4-1 Premier League
15 Mar 2006 West Ham United v Bolton Wanderers L 2-1 FA Cup 5th round replay
26 Mar 2006 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers L 4-3 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
1995-96 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 1
1996-97 Tunisia International Friendly
1
1996-97 Tunisia Olympics 3
1998-99 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 5
1
1
1998-99 Tunisia International Friendly 3
1999-00 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 6
1
1
1999-00 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 3
1
1
1999-00 Tunisia International Friendly 1
2000-01 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 2
1
2000-01 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 4
1
1
2001-02 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 3
2001-02 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 5
2001-02 Tunisia International Friendly 4
2002-03 Tunisia Four Nation Tournament, Tunisia 1
2002-03 Tunisia International Friendly 4
2003-04 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 5
2003-04 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 2
2003-04 Tunisia International Friendly 3
1
2004-05 Tunisia FIFA Confederations Cup 2
2
2004-05 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 5
2004-05 Tunisia International Friendly 2
2005-06 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 4
2005-06 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 5
1
2
2005-06 Tunisia International Friendly 3
2005-06 Tunisia LG Cup 1
1
2006-07 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 4
2007-08 Tunisia Africa Cup of Nations 4
2
2007-08 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 3
1
2
2007-08 Tunisia International Friendly 1
2008-09 Tunisia FIFA World Cup 2
2008-09 Tunisia International Friendly 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
16 Jun 1996 Tunisia v Rwanda W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
20 Jul 1996 Portugal v Tunisia L 2-0 Olympics Finals Group A
22 Jul 1996 USA v Tunisia L 2-0 Olympics Finals Group A
24 Jul 1996 Argentina v Tunisia D 1-1 Olympics Finals Group A
31 May 1997 Tunisia v Algeria L 0-1 International Friendly
07 Nov 1998 Tunisia v Zimbabwe D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Nov 1998 Tunisia v Latvia W 3-0 International Friendly
24 Jan 1999 Algeria v Tunisia W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 7
10 Feb 1999 Tunisia v Sweden L 0-1 International Friendly
27 Feb 1999 Tunisia v Uganda W 6-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 7
10 Apr 1999 Uganda v Tunisia W 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group 7
06 Jun 1999 Tunisia v Algeria W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 7
20 Jun 1999 Liberia v Tunisia L 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 7
23 Jan 2000 Nigeria v Tunisia L 4-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
29 Jan 2000 Tunisia v Morocco D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
03 Feb 2000 Tunisia v Congo W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
07 Feb 2000 Egypt v Tunisia W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
10 Feb 2000 Cameroon v Tunisia L 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
12 Feb 2000 South Africa v Tunisia L 2-2 (3-4) Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place
12 Mar 2000 USA v Tunisia D 1-1 International Friendly
07 Apr 2000 Mauritania v Tunisia W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
22 Apr 2000 Tunisia v Mauritania W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
18 Jun 2000 Ivory Coast v Tunisia D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa
08 Jul 2000 Tunisia v Madagascar W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round
07 Oct 2000 Tunisia v Gabon W 4-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
28 Jan 2001 Congo v Tunisia W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group D
24 Feb 2001 Tunisia v Congo DR W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group D
25 Mar 2001 Morocco v Tunisia L 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
06 May 2001 Madagascar v Tunisia W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group D
01 Jul 2001 Tunisia v Congo W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group D
15 Jul 2001 Congo DR v Tunisia W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Africa group D
21 Jan 2002 Tunisia v Zambia D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
25 Jan 2002 Egypt v Tunisia L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
31 Jan 2002 Senegal v Tunisia D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
13 Mar 2002 Tunisia v Korea Republic D 0-0 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 Tunisia v Norway D 0-0 International Friendly
17 Apr 2002 Slovenia v Tunisia L 1-0 International Friendly
26 May 2002 Denmark v Tunisia L 2-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 2002 Russia v Tunisia L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
10 Jun 2002 Tunisia v Belgium D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
14 Jun 2002 Tunisia v Japan L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
21 Aug 2002 Tunisia v France D 1-1 International Friendly
12 Oct 2002 Portugal v Tunisia D 1-1 International Friendly
12 Feb 2003 Tunisia v Sweden W 1-0 International Friendly
27 Mar 2003 Tunisia v Ghana W 2-2 (8-7) FOUR NATION TOURNAMENT, TUNISIA
30 Apr 2003 Tunisia v Senegal W 1-0 International Friendly
10 Sep 2003 Tunisia v Ivory Coast W 3-2 International Friendly
17 Jan 2004 Tunisia v Benin W 2-1 International Friendly
24 Jan 2004 Tunisia v Rwanda W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
01 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Guinea D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
07 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Senegal W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
11 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Nigeria W 1-1 (5-3) Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
14 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Morocco W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Final
31 Mar 2004 Tunisia v Ivory Coast L 0-2 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Tunisia v Mali W 1-0 International Friendly
05 Jun 2004 Tunisia v Botswana W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
20 Jun 2004 Guinea v Tunisia L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
18 Aug 2004 Tunisia v South Africa L 0-2 International Friendly
04 Sep 2004 Morocco v Tunisia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
09 Oct 2004 Malawi v Tunisia D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
26 Mar 2005 Tunisia v Malawi W 7-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
27 May 2005 Tunisia v Angola W 4-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2005 Botswana v Tunisia W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
11 Jun 2005 Tunisia v Guinea W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
15 Jun 2005 Argentina v Tunisia L 2-1 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
18 Jun 2005 Germany v Tunisia L 3-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
17 Aug 2005 Tunisia v Kenya W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
08 Oct 2005 Tunisia v Morocco D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
12 Jan 2006 Tunisia v Libya W 1-0 International Friendly
15 Jan 2006 Tunisia v Ghana W 2-0 International Friendly
22 Jan 2006 Tunisia v Zambia W 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
26 Jan 2006 Tunisia v South Africa W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
30 Jan 2006 Tunisia v Guinea L 0-3 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
04 Feb 2006 Nigeria v Tunisia L 1-1 (5-6) Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
01 Mar 2006 Tunisia v Serbia and Montenegro L 0-1 International Friendly
30 May 2006 Tunisia v Belarus W 3-0 LG CUP
02 Jun 2006 Tunisia v Uruguay L 0-0 (1-3) LG CUP
14 Jun 2006 Tunisia v Saudi Arabia D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
19 Jun 2006 Spain v Tunisia L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
23 Jun 2006 Ukraine v Tunisia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
03 Sep 2006 Mauritius v Tunisia D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 4
24 Mar 2007 Seychelles v Tunisia W 0-3 Africa Cup of Nations Group 4
02 Jun 2007 Tunisia v Seychelles W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 4
16 Jun 2007 Tunisia v Mauritius W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 4
08 Jan 2008 Tunisia v Zambia W 1-0 International Friendly
23 Jan 2008 Tunisia v Senegal D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
27 Jan 2008 Tunisia v South Africa W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
31 Jan 2008 Tunisia v Angola D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
04 Feb 2008 Tunisia v Cameroon L 2-3 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
01 Jun 2008 Tunisia v Burkina Faso L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 9
07 Jun 2008 Seychelles v Tunisia W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 9
15 Jun 2008 Burundi v Tunisia W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 9
11 Feb 2009 Tunisia v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Kenya v Tunisia W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
06 Jun 2009 Tunisia v Mozambique W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B


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