Youssef Safri

Date of birth01 March 1977
Place of birthCasablanca
NationalityMoroccan
Weight74 kg
Height1.78 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Safri joined Norwich City in July 2004 with a two-year contract that was extended to June 2008 in December 2005.

He joined Southampton in August 2007 with a two-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Raja Casablanca 01 Jan 1999 21 Aug 2001
Coventry City 21 Aug 2001 27 Jul 2004
Norwich City 27 Jul 2004 02 Aug 2007
Southampton 02 Aug 2007 07 Jul 2008
Qatar Sports Club 07 Jul 2008

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Coventry City League Cup 2
1
2001-02 Coventry City League Division 1 32
1
1
9
1
2002-03 Coventry City League Cup 2
1
2002-03 Coventry City League Division 1 24
3
5
1
2003-04 Coventry City FA Cup 1
1
2003-04 Coventry City League Cup 2
2003-04 Coventry City League Division 1 31
6
1
2004-05 Norwich City League Cup 1
1
1
2004-05 Norwich City Premier League 13
5
1
4
2005-06 Norwich City League Championship 25
5
1
6
2005-06 Norwich City League Cup 1
1
1
2006-07 Norwich City FA Cup 4
1
2006-07 Norwich City League Championship 30
5
1
6
2006-07 Norwich City League Cup 1
2007-08 Southampton FA Cup 1
1
2007-08 Southampton League Championship 37
5
1
2007-08 Southampton League 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
08 Sep 2001 Coventry City v Grimsby Town L 0-1 League Division 1
11 Sep 2001 Peterborough United v Coventry City W 2-2 (4-2) League Cup 2nd round
15 Sep 2001 Sheffield United v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division 1
19 Sep 2001 Coventry City v Manchester City W 4-3 League Division 1
22 Sep 2001 Coventry City v Portsmouth W 2-0 League Division 1
25 Sep 2001 Barnsley v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division 1
29 Sep 2001 Gillingham v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division 1
09 Oct 2001 Coventry City v Chelsea L 0-2 League Cup 3rd round
17 Oct 2001 Rotherham United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division 1
21 Oct 2001 Coventry City v Crewe Alexandra W 1-0 League Division 1
24 Oct 2001 Wimbledon v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division 1
27 Oct 2001 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division 1
31 Oct 2001 Coventry City v Preston North End D 2-2 League Division 1
03 Nov 2001 Millwall v Coventry City L 3-2 League Division 1
25 Nov 2001 Birmingham City v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division 1
28 Nov 2001 Coventry City v Crystal Palace W 2-0 League Division 1
01 Dec 2001 Coventry City v Wimbledon W 3-1 League Division 1
09 Dec 2001 Coventry City v Watford L 0-2 League Division 1
15 Dec 2001 Norwich City v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division 1
23 Dec 2001 Coventry City v Bradford City W 4-0 League Division 1
26 Dec 2001 Grimsby Town v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division 1
29 Dec 2001 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division 1
06 Feb 2002 Coventry City v Rotherham United W 2-0 League Division 1
09 Feb 2002 Crewe Alexandra v Coventry City W 1-6 League Division 1
19 Feb 2002 Coventry City v Walsall W 2-1 League Division 1
23 Feb 2002 Coventry City v Barnsley W 4-0 League Division 1
26 Feb 2002 Portsmouth v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division 1
03 Mar 2002 Manchester City v Coventry City L 4-2 League Division 1
06 Mar 2002 Coventry City v Sheffield United W 1-0 League Division 1
09 Mar 2002 Coventry City v Norwich City W 2-1 League Division 1
16 Mar 2002 Watford v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division 1
24 Mar 2002 Coventry City v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division 1
29 Mar 2002 Sheffield Wednesday v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division 1
01 Apr 2002 Coventry City v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Division 1
06 Apr 2002 Preston North End v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division 1
13 Aug 2002 Brighton and Hove Albion v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division 1
17 Aug 2002 Reading v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division 1
24 Aug 2002 Coventry City v Crystal Palace W 1-0 League Division 1
26 Aug 2002 Watford v Coventry City L 5-2 League Division 1
31 Aug 2002 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 League Division 1
14 Sep 2002 Coventry City v Grimsby Town W 3-2 League Division 1
18 Sep 2002 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday D 1-1 League Division 1
21 Sep 2002 Wimbledon v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division 1
24 Sep 2002 Bradford City v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division 1
28 Sep 2002 Coventry City v Millwall L 2-3 League Division 1
02 Oct 2002 Coventry City v Rushden and Diamonds W 8-0 League Cup 2nd round
05 Oct 2002 Gillingham v Coventry City W 0-2 League Division 1
19 Oct 2002 Portsmouth v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division 1
23 Oct 2002 Coventry City v Norwich City D 1-1 League Division 1
26 Oct 2002 Coventry City v Walsall D 0-0 League Division 1
29 Oct 2002 Leicester City v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division 1
02 Nov 2002 Coventry City v Rotherham United W 2-1 League Division 1
06 Nov 2002 Crystal Palace v Coventry City L 3-0 League Cup 3rd round
09 Nov 2002 Burnley v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division 1
16 Nov 2002 Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-2 League Division 1
23 Nov 2002 Ipswich Town v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division 1
30 Nov 2002 Coventry City v Preston North End L 1-2 League Division 1
07 Dec 2002 Stoke City v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division 1
14 Dec 2002 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Coventry City W 0-2 League Division 1
26 Dec 2002 Coventry City v Reading W 2-0 League Division 1
28 Dec 2002 Sheffield United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division 1
15 Mar 2003 Norwich City v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division 1
19 Mar 2003 Coventry City v Portsmouth L 0-4 League Division 1
22 Mar 2003 Coventry City v Leicester City L 1-2 League Division 1
13 Aug 2003 Coventry City v Peterborough United W 2-0 League Cup 1st round
16 Aug 2003 Coventry City v Walsall D 0-0 League Division 1
23 Aug 2003 Ipswich Town v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division 1
27 Aug 2003 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest L 1-3 League Division 1
13 Sep 2003 Coventry City v Stoke City W 4-2 League Division 1
16 Sep 2003 Preston North End v Coventry City L 4-2 League Division 1
20 Sep 2003 Reading v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division 1
24 Sep 2003 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-3 League Cup 2nd round
27 Sep 2003 Coventry City v Wigan Athletic D 1-1 League Division 1
01 Oct 2003 Coventry City v Crewe Alexandra W 2-0 League Division 1
04 Oct 2003 Millwall v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division 1
15 Oct 2003 Coventry City v Wimbledon W 1-0 League Division 1
18 Oct 2003 Coventry City v Cardiff City L 1-3 League Division 1
21 Oct 2003 Watford v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division 1
25 Oct 2003 Derby County v Coventry City W 1-3 League Division 1
01 Nov 2003 Coventry City v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division 1
05 Nov 2003 Coventry City v Bradford City D 0-0 League Division 1
08 Nov 2003 Sunderland v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division 1
22 Nov 2003 Coventry City v Gillingham D 2-2 League Division 1
25 Nov 2003 Norwich City v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division 1
29 Nov 2003 Crystal Palace v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division 1
02 Dec 2003 Rotherham United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division 1
08 Dec 2003 Coventry City v Sunderland D 1-1 League Division 1
20 Dec 2003 Coventry City v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Division 1
26 Dec 2003 Coventry City v Sheffield United L 0-1 League Division 1
28 Dec 2003 Bradford City v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division 1
03 Jan 2004 Coventry City v Peterborough United W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2004 Coventry City v Watford D 0-0 League Division 1
21 Feb 2004 Wimbledon v Coventry City W 0-3 League Division 1
28 Feb 2004 Coventry City v Derby County W 2-0 League Division 1
17 Apr 2004 West Ham United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division 1
24 Apr 2004 Coventry City v Rotherham United D 1-1 League Division 1
01 May 2004 Gillingham v Coventry City W 2-5 League Division 1
09 May 2004 Coventry City v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Division 1


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
1996-97 Morocco Toulon Under-21 1
1996-97 Morocco World Youth Cup 4
1996-97 Morocco World Youth Cup 4
1999-00 Morocco FIFA World Cup 3
1999-00 Morocco Hassan II Tournament 1
1999-00 Morocco International Friendly
1
2000-01 Morocco FIFA World Cup 3
2
2
2000-01 Morocco Friendship Tounament (UAE) 1
2000-01 Morocco Olympics 3
1
2001-02 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 3
2001-02 Morocco FIFA World Cup 1
1
2001-02 Morocco International Friendly 2
2002-03 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 2
1
2002-03 Morocco International Friendly 1
2003-04 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 6
1
2003-04 Morocco FIFA World Cup 1
1
2003-04 Morocco International Friendly 1
2004-05 Morocco FIFA World Cup 3
1
2005-06 Morocco FIFA World Cup 2
1
2006-07 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 2
2006-07 Morocco International Friendly 3
2007-08 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 3
2007-08 Morocco FIFA World Cup 4
3
1
2007-08 Morocco International Friendly 4
1
1
2008-09 Morocco FIFA World Cup 2
1
1
2008-09 Morocco International Friendly 1
2009-10 Morocco FIFA World Cup 2
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
01 Jun 1997 France v Morocco L 3-0 Toulon Under-21 Group B
16 Jun 1997 Malaysia v Morocco W 1-3 World Youth Cup Group A
16 Jun 1997 Malaysia v Morocco W 1-3 World Youth Cup Group A
19 Jun 1997 Morocco v Belgium D 1-1 World Youth Cup Group A
26 Jun 1997 Morocco v Uruguay D 0-0 World Youth Cup Group A
21 Dec 1999 Morocco v Senegal D 0-0 International Friendly
09 Apr 2000 Gambia v Morocco W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
22 Apr 2000 Morocco v Gambia W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
06 Jun 2000 Morocco v France L 1-5 HASSAN II Tournament
17 Jun 2000 Namibia v Morocco D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
09 Jul 2000 Morocco v Algeria W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa
14 Sep 2000 Morocco v Chile L 1-4 Olympics Finals Group B
17 Sep 2000 Korea Republic v Morocco L 1-0 Olympics Finals Group B
20 Sep 2000 Spain v Morocco L 2-0 Olympics Finals Group B
28 Jan 2001 Egypt v Morocco D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
08 Feb 2001 Morocco v Korea Republic D 1-1 Friendship Tounament (UAE)
24 Feb 2001 Morocco v Senegal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
21 Apr 2001 Morocco v Namibia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
04 May 2001 Algeria v Morocco W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
14 Jul 2001 Senegal v Morocco L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
05 Sep 2001 Italy v Morocco L 1-0 International Friendly
13 Jan 2002 Morocco v Guinea W 2-1 International Friendly
21 Jan 2002 Ghana v Morocco D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
26 Jan 2002 Burkina Faso v Morocco W 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
30 Jan 2002 Morocco v South Africa W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
21 Aug 2002 Luxembourg v Morocco W 0-2 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 Gabon v Morocco W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 7
13 Oct 2002 Morocco v Equatorial Guinea W 5-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 7
11 Oct 2003 Tunisia v Morocco D 0-0 International Friendly
27 Jan 2004 Nigeria v Morocco W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
31 Jan 2004 Morocco v Benin W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
04 Feb 2004 Morocco v South Africa D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
08 Feb 2004 Morocco v Algeria W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
11 Feb 2004 Morocco v Mali W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
14 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Morocco L 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Final
05 Jun 2004 Malawi v Morocco D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
10 Oct 2004 Guinea v Morocco D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
26 Mar 2005 Morocco v Guinea W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
04 Jun 2005 Morocco v Malawi W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
03 Sep 2005 Morocco v Botswana W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
08 Oct 2005 Tunisia v Morocco D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group 5
16 Aug 2006 Morocco v Burkina Faso W 1-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2006 Morocco v Malawi W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 12
15 Nov 2006 Morocco v Gabon W 6-0 International Friendly
07 Feb 2007 Morocco v Tunisia D 1-1 International Friendly
24 Apr 2007 Zimbabwe v Morocco D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 12
08 Sep 2007 Ghana v Morocco L 2-0 International Friendly
17 Oct 2007 Morocco v Namibia W 2-0 International Friendly
16 Nov 2007 France v Morocco D 2-2 International Friendly
12 Jan 2008 Morocco v Zambia W 2-0 International Friendly
16 Jan 2008 Morocco v Angola W 2-1 International Friendly
21 Jan 2008 Namibia v Morocco W 1-5 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
24 Jan 2008 Guinea v Morocco L 3-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
28 Jan 2008 Ghana v Morocco L 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group A
31 May 2008 Morocco v Ethiopia W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 8
07 Jun 2008 Mauritania v Morocco W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 8
14 Jun 2008 Rwanda v Morocco L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 8
21 Jun 2008 Morocco v Rwanda W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 8
11 Oct 2008 Morocco v Mauritania W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 8
11 Feb 2009 Morocco v Czech Republic D 0-0 International Friendly
28 Mar 2009 Morocco v Gabon L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A
06 Sep 2009 Togo v Morocco D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A
10 Oct 2009 Gabon v Morocco L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A


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