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Encyclopedia > Alou Diarra
Alou Diarra
Personal information
Date of birth July 15, 1981 (1981-07-15) (age 26)
Place of birth    Villepinte, France
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Bordeaux
Number 4
Senior clubs1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1999-2000
2000-2002
2002-2005
2002-2003
2003-2004
2004-2006
2006-2007
2007-
CS Louhans-Cuiseaux
Bayern Munich
Liverpool
Le Havre (loan)
SC Bastia (loan)
RC Lens
Olympique Lyonnais
Bordeaux
03 (0)
00 (0)
00 (0)
25 (0)
35 (4)
66 (4)
14 (1)
12 (1)   
National team2
2004- France 12 (0)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only and
correct as of October 28, 2007.
2 National team caps and goals correct
as of April 1, 2007.
* Appearances (Goals) is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Villepinte is the name of two communes in France: Villepinte, in the Aude département Villepinte, in the Seine-Saint-Denis département This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... For other uses, see Bordeaux (disambiguation). ... Le Club Sportif Louhans-Cuiseaux is a French football club founded in 1970 after the unification of Club Sportif Louhannais and Club de Cuiseaux (fondé en 1930). ... FC Bayern Munich (German: FC Bayern München) is a German football club based in Munich, the capital of the state of Bavaria. ... For other uses, see Liverpool (disambiguation). ... Le Havre Athletic Club Football Association or Havre Athletic Club, is a French football club based in Le Havre, founded in 1872 making it the oldest soccer and rugby club registered in France. ... For the Championnat de France Amateurs Group B side, see CA Bastia. ... Racing Club de Lens is a French football club which plays in the northern city of Lens, in the Pas-de-Calais département. ... Olympique Lyonnais (popularly known as OL, or simply Lyon) is a French football club based in Lyon. ... FC Girondins de Bordeaux is a French football team, playing in the city of Bordeaux. ...

Alou Diarra (born July 15, 1981 in Villepinte) is a French footballer of Malian descent. He currently plays for Bordeaux as a defensive midfielder.[citation needed] is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Villepinte is a commune of the Seine-Saint-Denis département, in France. ... Soccer redirects here. ... FC Girondins de Bordeaux is a French football team, playing in the city of Bordeaux. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ...

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Early years

Diarra started out at CS Louhans-Cuiseaux, before moving to Bayern Munich in 2000. He did not play any matches for Bayern's first team, and spent a period on loan to SC Freiburg. In 2002 he was signed by Gérard Houllier's Liverpool, but never played a competitive match for the Reds either; instead, he had loan spells at Le Havre AC and SC Bastia.[citation needed] Le Club Sportif Louhans-Cuiseaux is a French football club founded in 1970 after the unification of Club Sportif Louhannais and Club de Cuiseaux (fondé en 1930). ... FC Bayern Munich (German: FC Bayern München) is a German football club based in Munich, the capital of the state of Bavaria. ... Sport-Club Freiburg, commonly known as SC Freiburg, is a German football club, based in the city of Freiburg in the Breisgau district of Baden-Württemberg. ... Gérard Houllier, OBE, (IPA: , born 3 September 1947, in Thérouanne, Pas-de-Calais, France) is a football manager. ... Liverpool Football Club are an English professional football club based in Liverpool, Merseyside, who play in the Premier League; they are historically the most successful club in the history of English football, having won more trophies than any other English club. ... Le Havre Athletic Club Football Association or Havre Athletic Club, is a French football club based in Le Havre, founded in 1872 making it the oldest soccer and rugby club registered in France. ... Sporting Club de Bastia is a French football team, playing in the town of Bastia, Corsica. ...


RC Lens

He spent the whole of the 2004-05 season at RC Lens, before making the move permanent in the close season. At Lens, he has become a first-team regular, and made his début for France; as of 18 June 2006, he has ten caps for his country. This included coming on as a second half substitute for Patrick Vieira in the 2006 World Cup Final against Italy, which France went on to lose on penalties 5-3. Following the World Cup, he was involved in rumours of a transfer to Italian side, A.S. Roma during the 2006 Summer Transfer window. However he finally went to Lyon to replace the departed Mahamadou Diarra who was sold to Real Madrid for £17,700,000.[citation needed] Racing Club de Lens is a French football club which plays in the northern city of Lens, in the Pas-de-Calais département. ... is the 169th day of the year (170th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Cap (sport). ... Patrick Donalé Vieira (born June 23, 1976 in Dakar, Senegal) is a French football midfielder, who currently plays for Internazionale Milano. ... Associazione Sportiva Roma (ISE: IT0001008876) is a major professional football club both in Italy’s Serie A and in European football. ... Olympique Lyonnais (popularly known as OL, or simply Lyon) is a French football club based in Lyon. ... Mahamadou Diarra (Arabic: محمدو ديارا) (born May 18, 1981 in Bamako, Mali) is a Malian footballer. ... Real Madrid redirects here. ...


Bordeaux

After an embarrassing year playing for Lyon, Diarra was linked with a move to either English Premiership sides Manchester City, Portsmouth, Newcastle United and German outfit Werder Bremen. On July 19, 2007, Olympique Lyonnais agreed to transfer Diarra to Bordeaux at a fee of €7.75m. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas said: "We have come to an agreement with Bordeaux and he will join them." Diarra is likely to replace the departed Rio Antonio Mavuba. Manchester City Football Club is an English professional football club based in the city of Manchester. ... Portsmouth Football Club are an English football club based in the south coast city of Portsmouth. ... Newcastle United Football Club (also known as The Magpies or The Toon) is an English professional football club based in Newcastle upon Tyne, who currently play in the Premier League. ... Werder Bremen is a German football club playing in Bremen in the northwest German federal state of the same name. ... is the 200th day of the year (201st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... This article or section cites very few or no references or sources. ... Rio Antonio Mavuba (born March 8, 1984 at sea) is a French football player who plays at Villarreal CF. // Mavubas father was Ricky Mavuba (nicknamed The Black Sorcerer), a football player, who appeared at the 1974 World Cup for Zaire, while Rio Antonios mother was an Angolan national. ...


Diarra made his debut for Bordeaux in their first Ligue 1 match of the season against his former club Lens. He played the full 90 minutes in the victory picking up a yellow card in the process. Diarra scored his first goal for Bordeaux on August 29, 2007 against FC Metz. It was the only goal of the match.[citation needed] Racing Club de Lens is a French football club which plays in the northern city of Lens, in the Pas-de-Calais département. ... is the 241st day of the year (242nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Football Club de Metz is a French football team, playing in the town of Metz, in the Lorraine region, which has played in the French Ligue 1 for most of its history. ...


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