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Joseph Yobo

Joseph Yobo
Squad No: 0
Position:
DF
D.o.B: 06/09/1980
Birthplace: Kano
Height: 1.88m
Weight: 76.3kg
Appearances: 239 (19)
Goals: 10
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Joseph Yobo was David Moyes’ first signing after he starred for Nigeria in the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea. Yobo was a classy defender, muscular, composed, athletic and good in the air. Everton fans were impressed and after initially being used as a right back, Yobo developed a strong partnership with Alan Stubbs. The Nigerian continued to show his worth playing alongside a number of partners – Stubbs, David Weir, Joleon Lescott and Phil Jagielka amongst them.

The arrival of Sylvain Distin and Johnny Heitinga in 2009 limited his chances and in August 2010 he joined Turkish giants Fenerbache on a season-long loan before signing for them permanently in 2012.


Career Stats - Joseph Yobo

League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
Season App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls. App. Gls.
2002-2003 22 (2) 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 24 (2) 0
2003-2004 27 (1) 2 0 (1) 0 2 0 0 0 29 (2) 2
2004-2005 19 (8) 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 24 (8) 0
2005-2006 29 1 0 0 1 0 4 1 34 2
2006-2007 38 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 40 2
2007-2008 29 (1) 1 0 0 2 0 7 0 38 (1) 1
2008-2009 26 (1) 1 2 (1) 0 1 0 1 (1) 0 30 (3) 1
2009-2010 14 (3) 1 0 0 0 0 6 1 20 (3) 2
Total 204 (16) 8 6 (2) 0 11 0 18 (1) 2 239 (19) 10
Please note, not all competitions are listed on this page. In some cases, this may result in a discrepancy between the displayed totals for appearances and goals.

Club From To App. Gls.
Everton 28/09/2002 09/05/2010 239 (19) 10

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