Steven Defour

Date of birth15 April 1988
Place of birthMechelen
NationalityBelgian
Weight64 kg
Height1.73 m
PositionMidfielder

Steven Defour was included in Belgium's 2014 World Cup squad.

He joined Burnley in August 2016 with a three-year contract for a reported club record fee of £8million.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
RC Genk 01 Jul 2005 01 Jul 2006
Standard Liège 01 Jul 2006 01 Aug 2011
FC Porto 01 Aug 2011 13 Aug 2014
Anderlecht 13 Aug 2014 16 Aug 2016
Burnley 16 Aug 2016

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2008-09 Standard Liège UEFA Champions League 2
2008-09 Standard Liège UEFA Cup 2
1
2011-12 FC Porto UEFA Champions League 3
3
2011-12 FC Porto UEFA Europa League
2
2014-15 Anderlecht UEFA Champions League 4
2
2014-15 Anderlecht UEFA Europa League 2
2015-16 Anderlecht UEFA Europa League 8
1
5
2016-17 Burnley FA Cup 3
1
1
2016-17 Burnley Premier League 16
5
1
1
2017-18 Burnley League Cup
1
2017-18 Burnley Premier League 24
1
6
2018-19 Burnley League Cup 1
1
2018-19 Burnley Premier League 6


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
13 Aug 2008 Standard Liege v Liverpool D 0-0 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
27 Aug 2008 Liverpool v Standard Liege L 1-0
Agg: 1-0
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
18 Sep 2008 Everton v Standard Liege D 2-2 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
02 Oct 2008 Standard Liege v Everton W 2-1
Agg: 4-3
UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg


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
2005-06 Belgium International Friendly
1
1
2006-07 Belgium International Friendly 1
2006-07 Belgium UEFA European Championship 3
1
1
2007-08 Belgium International Friendly 1
2007-08 Belgium UEFA European Championship 4
1
1
2008-09 Belgium FIFA World Cup 5
1
2008-09 Belgium International Friendly 2
2009-10 Belgium FIFA World Cup 2
2009-10 Belgium International Friendly 2
2010-11 Belgium International Friendly 1
1
2010-11 Belgium UEFA European Championship 3
1
1
2011-12 Belgium International Friendly 2
1
1
2011-12 Belgium UEFA European Championship
1
2012-13 Belgium FIFA World Cup 1
2012-13 Belgium International Friendly 3
2013-14 Belgium FIFA World Cup 3
1
1
2013-14 Belgium International Friendly 2
2
2014-15 Belgium International Friendly 1
2014-15 Belgium UEFA European Championship 2
2016-17 Belgium FIFA World Cup 1
2016-17 Belgium International Friendly 1
1
2017-18 Belgium 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
24 May 2006 Belgium v Turkey D 3-3 International Friendly
06 Sep 2006 Armenia v Belgium W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
07 Feb 2007 Belgium v Czech Republic L 0-2 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Portugal v Belgium L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
02 Jun 2007 Belgium v Portugal L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group A
06 Jun 2007 Finland v Belgium L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
22 Aug 2007 Belgium v Serbia W 3-2 UEFA European Championship Group A
12 Sep 2007 Kazakhstan v Belgium D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Group A
17 Oct 2007 Belgium v Armenia W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
17 Nov 2007 Poland v Belgium L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Group A
21 Nov 2007 Azerbaijan v Belgium W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
30 May 2008 Italy v Belgium L 3-1 International Friendly
20 Aug 2008 Germany v Belgium L 2-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 Belgium v Estonia W 3-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
10 Sep 2008 Turkey v Belgium D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
11 Oct 2008 Belgium v Armenia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
15 Oct 2008 Belgium v Spain L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
11 Feb 2009 Belgium v Slovenia W 2-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Belgium v Bosnia and Herzegovina L 2-4 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
12 Aug 2009 Czech Republic v Belgium L 3-1 International Friendly
05 Sep 2009 Spain v Belgium L 5-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
09 Sep 2009 Armenia v Belgium L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group 5
19 May 2010 Belgium v Bulgaria W 2-1 International Friendly
11 Aug 2010 Finland v Belgium L 1-0 International Friendly
03 Sep 2010 Belgium v Germany L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
17 Nov 2010 Russia v Belgium W 0-2 International Friendly
25 Mar 2011 Austria v Belgium W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group A
29 Mar 2011 Belgium v Azerbaijan W 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
03 Jun 2011 Belgium v Turkey D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
07 Oct 2011 Belgium v Kazakhstan W 4-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
11 Nov 2011 Belgium v Romania W 2-1 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 Greece v Belgium D 1-1 International Friendly
25 May 2012 Belgium v Montenegro D 2-2 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Belgium v Netherlands W 4-2 International Friendly
11 Sep 2012 Belgium v Croatia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
14 Nov 2012 Romania v Belgium L 2-1 International Friendly
29 May 2013 USA v Belgium W 2-4 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Scotland v Belgium W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
11 Oct 2013 Croatia v Belgium W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
14 Nov 2013 Belgium v Colombia L 0-2 International Friendly
19 Nov 2013 Belgium v Japan L 2-3 International Friendly
26 May 2014 Belgium v Luxembourg W 5-1 International Friendly
07 Jun 2014 Belgium v Tunisia W 1-0 International Friendly
26 Jun 2014 Korea Republic v Belgium W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
04 Sep 2014 Belgium v Australia W 2-0 International Friendly
10 Oct 2014 Belgium v Andorra W 6-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
13 Oct 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Belgium D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
01 Sep 2016 Belgium v Spain L 0-2 International Friendly
10 Oct 2016 Gibraltar v Belgium W 0-6 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
09 Nov 2016 Netherlands v Belgium D 1-1 International Friendly
14 Nov 2017 Belgium v Japan W 1-0 International Friendly


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