Taye Taiwo

Date of birth16 April 1985
Place of birthLagos
NationalityNigerian
Weight77 kg
Height1.83 m
PositionDefender

Taiwo played in Nigeria for Gabros and Lobi Stars.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Olympique Marseille 01 Jul 2004 09 May 2011
AC Milan 09 May 2011
Queens Park Rangers 24 Jan 2012 31 May 2012 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Olympique Marseille French Championnat 4
2005-06 Olympique Marseille French Championnat 30
1
4
2005-06 Olympique Marseille UEFA Cup 2
2005-06 Olympique Marseille UEFA Intertoto Cup 2
1
2007-08 Olympique Marseille UEFA Champions League 2
2008-09 Olympique Marseille UEFA Champions League 2
2010-11 Olympique Marseille UEFA Champions League 2
2011-12 AC Milan UEFA Champions League 3
1
2011-12 Queens Park Rangers Premier League 13
2
1
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
12 Mar 2005 Olympique Marseille v RC Lens W 2-1 French Championnat 29
14 May 2005 Auxerre v Olympique Marseille D 0-0 French Championnat 35
21 May 2005 Olympique Marseille v Olympique Lyonnais L 0-1 French Championnat 37
28 May 2005 Bordeaux v Olympique Marseille D 3-3 French Championnat 38
16 Jul 2005 Young Boys Berne v Olympique Marseille W 2-3 Intertoto Cup 3rd round 4th replay
23 Jul 2005 Olympique Marseille v Young Boys Berne W 2-1 Intertoto Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
30 Jul 2005 Olympique Marseille v Bordeaux L 0-2 French Championnat 1
06 Aug 2005 RC Lens v Olympique Marseille L 2-0 French Championnat 2
14 Aug 2005 Olympique Marseille v Olympique Lyonnais D 1-1 French Championnat 3
20 Aug 2005 Rennes v Olympique Marseille L 3-2 French Championnat 4
27 Aug 2005 Olympique Marseille v Ajaccio AC D 1-1 French Championnat 5
11 Sep 2005 FC Sochaux Montbeliard v Olympique Marseille W 0-1 French Championnat 6
18 Sep 2005 Olympique Marseille v Troyes W 2-1 French Championnat 7
21 Sep 2005 Toulouse v Olympique Marseille L 1-0 French Championnat 8
24 Sep 2005 Olympique Marseille v Metz W 3-1 French Championnat 9
02 Oct 2005 Nice v Olympique Marseille W 0-1 French Championnat 10
16 Oct 2005 Olympique Marseille v Paris St Germain W 1-0 French Championnat 11
23 Oct 2005 Saint Etienne v Olympique Marseille L 2-1 French Championnat 12
29 Oct 2005 Olympique Marseille v Lille D 1-1 French Championnat 13
05 Nov 2005 Le Mans v Olympique Marseille L 3-0 French Championnat 14
27 Nov 2005 Olympique Marseille v AS Monaco W 2-1 French Championnat 16
04 Dec 2005 Nancy v Olympique Marseille D 1-1 French Championnat 17
10 Dec 2005 Olympique Marseille v Auxerre W 1-0 French Championnat 18
17 Dec 2005 Strasbourg v Olympique Marseille W 0-1 French Championnat 19
04 Jan 2006 Olympique Marseille v RC Lens D 1-1 French Championnat 20
12 Feb 2006 Olympique Marseille v Toulouse D 0-0 French Championnat 26
15 Feb 2006 Bolton Wanderers v Olympique Marseille D 0-0 UEFA Cup Round of 32 1st leg
19 Feb 2006 Metz v Olympique Marseille L 1-0 French Championnat 27
23 Feb 2006 Olympique Marseille v Bolton Wanderers W 2-1
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Cup Round of 32 2nd leg
26 Feb 2006 Olympique Marseille v Nice W 1-0 French Championnat 28
12 Mar 2006 Olympique Marseille v Saint Etienne W 2-0 French Championnat 30
19 Mar 2006 Lille v Olympique Marseille D 0-0 French Championnat 31
25 Mar 2006 Olympique Marseille v Le Mans D 1-1 French Championnat 32
01 Apr 2006 Nantes v Olympique Marseille W 1-3 French Championnat 33
08 Apr 2006 AS Monaco v Olympique Marseille L 1-0 French Championnat 34
03 May 2006 Auxerre v Olympique Marseille W 1-2 French Championnat 36
06 May 2006 Olympique Marseille v Strasbourg D 2-2 French Championnat 37
13 May 2006 Bordeaux v Olympique Marseille D 1-1 French Championnat 38
03 Oct 2007 Liverpool v Olympique Marseille W 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group A
11 Dec 2007 Olympique Marseille v Liverpool L 0-4 UEFA Champions League Group A
16 Sep 2008 Olympique Marseille v Liverpool L 1-2 UEFA Champions League Group D
26 Nov 2008 Liverpool v Olympique Marseille L 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
08 Dec 2010 Olympique Marseille v Chelsea W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Group F
15 Mar 2011 Manchester United v Olympique Marseille L 2-1
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Champions League Round of 16 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
2004-05 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 1
2004-05 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2005-06 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 6
1
2005-06 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
2005-06 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2006-07 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 5
1
2006-07 Nigeria International Friendly 1
1
2007-08 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 5
1
2007-08 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
2007-08 Nigeria International Friendly 4
1
1
1
2008-09 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 6
2008-09 Nigeria International Friendly 2
1
2009-10 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 2
2009-10 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 3
2009-10 Nigeria International Friendly 2
1
2010-11 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2011-12 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 2
2011-12 Nigeria International Friendly 3


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
09 Oct 2004 Gabon v Nigeria D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
17 Nov 2004 South Africa v Nigeria L 2-1 International Friendly
17 Aug 2005 Libya v Nigeria W 0-1 International Friendly
04 Sep 2005 Algeria v Nigeria W 2-5 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
07 Oct 2005 Nigeria v Zimbabwe W 5-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
23 Jan 2006 Nigeria v Ghana W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
27 Jan 2006 Nigeria v Zimbabwe W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
31 Jan 2006 Nigeria v Senegal W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
04 Feb 2006 Nigeria v Tunisia W 1-1 (6-5) Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
07 Feb 2006 Nigeria v Ivory Coast L 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
09 Feb 2006 Senegal v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place
02 Sep 2006 Nigeria v Niger W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
08 Oct 2006 Lesotho v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
06 Feb 2007 Ghana v Nigeria L 4-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Nigeria v Uganda W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
02 Jun 2007 Uganda v Nigeria L 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
16 Jun 2007 Niger v Nigeria W 1-3 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
22 Aug 2007 FYR Macedonia v Nigeria D 0-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Nigeria v Lesotho W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
14 Oct 2007 Mexico v Nigeria D 2-2 International Friendly
17 Nov 2007 Australia v Nigeria L 1-0 International Friendly
20 Nov 2007 Switzerland v Nigeria W 0-1 International Friendly
21 Jan 2008 Ivory Coast v Nigeria L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
25 Jan 2008 Nigeria v Mali D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
29 Jan 2008 Nigeria v Benin W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
03 Feb 2008 Ghana v Nigeria L 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
27 May 2008 Austria v Nigeria D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Nigeria v South Africa W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
07 Jun 2008 Sierra Leone v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
15 Jun 2008 Equatorial Guinea v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
21 Jun 2008 Nigeria v Equatorial Guinea W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
06 Sep 2008 South Africa v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
11 Oct 2008 Nigeria v Sierra Leone W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
19 Nov 2008 Colombia v Nigeria L 1-0 International Friendly
11 Feb 2009 Nigeria v Jamaica D 0-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2009 Mozambique v Nigeria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
20 Jun 2009 Tunisia v Nigeria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
06 Sep 2009 Nigeria v Tunisia D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
12 Jan 2010 Egypt v Nigeria L 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
30 Jan 2010 Nigeria v Algeria W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place play-off
03 Mar 2010 Nigeria v Congo DR W 5-2 International Friendly
30 May 2010 Colombia v Nigeria D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Jun 2010 Korea DPR v Nigeria W 1-3 International Friendly
12 Jun 2010 Argentina v Nigeria L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
17 Jun 2010 Greece v Nigeria L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
01 Jun 2011 Nigeria v Argentina W 4-1 International Friendly
08 Oct 2011 Nigeria v Guinea D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
11 Oct 2011 Ghana v Nigeria D 0-0 International Friendly
12 Nov 2011 Nigeria v Botswana D 0-0 International Friendly
15 Nov 2011 Nigeria v Zambia W 2-0 International Friendly
29 Feb 2012 Rwanda v Nigeria D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations 1st round 1st leg


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