Nelson Oliveira

Born: August 8, 1991 (age 26)

Height: 6'1" (186cm)

Hometown: Barcelos, Portugal
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Striker
Nelson Oliveira in action for Benfica on July 23, 2014
Career History
Youth2003-2006Braga
2006-2009Benfica
Senior2009-2016Benfica
→ 2010Rio Ave (loan)
→ 2010-2011Pacos de Ferreira (loan)
→ 2012-2013Deportivo La Coruna (loan)
→ 2013-2014Rennes (loan)
→ 2015Swansea City (loan)
→ 2015-2016Nottingham Forest (loan)
2016-Norwich City
International2012-Portugal
Sports Mole has 134 articles about Nelson Oliveira. Articles 1 to 40:
Ivo Pinto and Rob Holding in action during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Norwich City on October 24, 2017
Daniel Farke: 'Norwich City have to accept defeat'
Norwich City manager Daniel Farke declares himself "very proud" of his side's display against Arsenal, having seen a couple of refereeing calls go against them.
Oct 25, 09:37
Christoph Zimmerman battles with Olivier Giroud during the EFL Cup game between Arsenal and Norwich City on October 24, 2017
Result: Eddie Nketiah comes off bench to rescue Arsenal place in EFL Cup quarter-finals
Arsenal recover to see off Championship side Norwich City 2-1 in round four of the EFL Cup, courtesy of a couple of goals from substitute Eddie Nketiah.
Oct 24, 22:18
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Team News: Arsenal overhaul starting XI ahead of Norwich City clash
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger makes 11 changes to his starting XI ahead of their EFL Cup fourth-round encounter with Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium.
Oct 24, 19:00
Luke Chambers for Ipswich Town on January 4, 2015
Luke Chambers: 'Ipswich Town looking forward to Norwich City battle'
Ipswich Town captain Luke Chambers says that his side are looking forward to their "battle" with rivals Norwich City on Sunday.
Oct 19, 17:56
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the friendly against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick helps Portugal thrash Faroe Islands
A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick helps Portugal thrash the Faroe Islands 5-1 in Thursday's World Cup Group B qualifier at the Estadio do Bessa XXI.
Aug 31, 21:45
Swansea City's Portuguese striker Nelson Oliveira celebrates with teammates after scoring during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle and Swansea at St. James' Park stadium in Newcastle, north east England on April 25, 2015
Swansea City make late move for Norwich City striker Nelson Oliveira?
Swansea City reportedly make a late approach for Norwich City forward Nelson Oliveira, who has previously spent a loan spell at the Liberty Stadium.
Aug 31, 16:20
The mighty Nuno Espirito Santo watches on during the EFL Cup game between Southampton and Wolverhampton Wanderers on August 23, 2017
Wolverhampton Wanderers 'want three more players'
Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is reportedly hopeful of bringing in three new players before Thursday's transfer deadline.
Aug 30, 08:04
A general of view of Molineux during the Sky Bet League One match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Carlisle United at Molineux on May 3, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers to sign Porto striker Tiquinho?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are linked with a move for Porto striker Tiquinho.
Aug 29, 14:15
Valencia's new Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santo speaks during a press conference at the Ciudad Deportiva de Paterna training ground near Valencia on July 4, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers willing to spend big on striker?
Fosun International - the owners of Wolverhampton Wanderers - are reportedly willing to spend big on a new striker for head coach Nuno Espirito Santo.
Aug 17, 11:29
Martin Olsson celebrates with his Norwich City teammates after scoring the winning goal against Newcastle United on April 2, 2016
Result: Norwich City up and running with win over Queens Park Rangers
Norwich City beat Queens Park Rangers 2-0 to claim their first win of the new campaign.
Aug 16, 21:41
A general view outside the stadium the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Chelsea at Carrow Road on October 6, 2013
Nelson Oliveira 'happy at Norwich City'
Norwich City forward Nelson Oliveira plays down reports linking him with a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers in this summer's transfer window.
Aug 15, 18:42
A general view from inside Molineux ahead of Wolves' opening Championship game against Norwich on August 10, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers monitoring Le Havre striker Nathael Julan?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly monitoring Le Havre forward Nathael Julan as they consider adding a new striker to their squad.
Aug 15, 15:57
Blackburn's Jordan Rhodes celebrates after scoring his team's second goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Blackburn Rangers at Loftus Road on September 16, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers to spend £20m on two strikers?
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly planning a £20m double swoop for Jordan Rhodes and Nelson Oliveira.
Aug 13, 13:00
Nelson Oliveira in action for Benfica on July 23, 2014
Daniel Farke "not content" with Nelson Oliveira 'jibe'
Norwich City manager Daniel Farke admits that he was "not content" with striker Nelson Oliveira's behaviour in the season-opener at Fulham.
Aug 7, 19:01
Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic pictured on August 5, 2016
Slavisa Jokanovic "frustrated" by Norwich City draw
Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic believes that his side are still making the same mistakes as last season following their 1-1 draw with Norwich City on the opening day.
Aug 5, 20:07
A general view of Carrow Road prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Southampton at Carrow Road on August 31, 2013
Daniel Farke: 'No problems with Nelson Oliveira'
New Norwich City manager Daniel Farke insists that he has no problem with Nelson Oliveira's emotional celebration following his equaliser against Fulham.
Aug 5, 19:54
Bobby Reid of Bristol City during the Pre Season Friendly match between Bath City and Bristol City at Twerton Park on July 10, 2015
Championship roundup: Bristol City storm top on low-scoring opening day
Bristol City move to the top of the Championship table after the first Saturday of the season courtesy of a 3-1 victory over Barnsley on an otherwise low-scoring day.
Aug 5, 17:01
David Stockdale of Brighton during the Pre Season Friendly match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Southampton at The Amex Stadium on July 31, 2014
Result: Luckless Brighton & Hove Albion made to wait for Championship title
Two unfortunate and identical own goals from goalkeeper David Stockdale see Brighton fall to a 2-0 defeat to Norwich, forcing them to wait for the Championship title.
Apr 21, 21:42
Alex 'Mitchell' Neil watches on during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Chelsea on March 1, 2016
Result: Norwich City miss chance to move into playoffs
Norwich City miss the chance to climb into the Championship playoff places having been held to a 2-2 draw by struggling Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium.
Feb 7, 21:39
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Iceland and Austria on June 22, 2016
Team News: Jon Dadi Bodvarsson up front for Wolverhampton Wanderers
Jon Dadi Bodvarsson leads the line for Wolverhampton Wanderers' trip to Norwich City.
Jan 21, 14:07
Newcastle United's English head coach Steve McClaren applauds on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at White Hart Lane in north London on December 13, 2015.
Steve McClaren slams "poor" Jacob Butterfield decision
Derby County manager Steve McClaren describes referee Darren Bond's decision to send off Jacob Butterfield in their defeat at Norwich City as "poor".
Jan 2, 21:05
Nelson Oliveira in action for Benfica on July 23, 2014
Nelson Oliveira: "I have a lot more still to come"
Norwich City striker Nelson Oliveira vows to keep scoring after bagging a perfect hat-trick in his side's 3-0 win over Derby County.
Jan 2, 20:49
Norwich City manager Alex Neil feels like he's headbutted a horse after his side are relegated from the Premier League despite a 4-2 win over Watford on May 11, 2016
Alex Neil: 'Plenty still to play for'
Norwich City manager Alex Neil says that there is 'plenty to play for' following the side's 3-0 triumph over Derby County.
Jan 2, 20:04
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner is unimpressed on October 16, 2016
Result: Elias Kachunga brace sends Huddersfield Town third
Elias Kachunga scores both Huddersfield Town goals in a 2-1 victory over Norwich City to fire the Terriers up to third in the Championship table.
Dec 16, 21:42
Nelson Oliveira in action for Benfica on July 23, 2014
Nelson Oliveira joins Norwich City from Benfica on four-year deal
Norwich City announce the signing of Nelson Oliveira from Benfica on a four-year deal.
Aug 30, 11:25
Ikechi Anya of Watford and Chris Cohen of Nottingham Forest compete for the ball on January 30, 2016
Result: Odion Ighalo strikes late to send Watford through
Watford beat Nottingham Forest 1-0 at the City Ground to advance into the fifth round of the FA Cup, courtesy of a late Odion Ighalo strike.
Jan 30, 16:53
Russell Slade, Manager of Cardiff City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Charlton Athletic at the Cardiff City Stadium on September 26, 2015
Result: Cardiff City, Nottingham Forest share the points in Wales
Aron Gunnarsson cancels out an early strike from Oliver Burke as Cardiff City come from behind to draw 1-1 with Nottingham Forest in the Championship on Tuesday.
Dec 29, 21:45
Dougie Freedman of Nottingham Forest looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Burnley at City Ground on October 20, 2015
Dougie Freedman: 'We needed to kill Leeds United off'
Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman admits that victory would have flattered his side during their 1-1 draw with Leeds United.
Dec 27, 20:35
Steve Evans manager of Leeds United reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers on October 29, 2015
Steve Evans: 'Leeds United dominated Nottingham Forest'
Leeds United manager Steve Evans claims that his side dominated Nottingham Forest at the City Ground and should have come away with all three points.
Dec 27, 20:06
Sam Byram celebrates scoring an equaliser for Leeds United against Nottingham Forest on December 27, 2015
Result: Sam Byram rescues point for Leeds United
Sam Byram scores an equaliser 10 minutes from time to rescue a 1-1 draw for Leeds United against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.
Dec 27, 18:26
Nelson Oliveira of Nottingham Forest (2L) celebrates with team mates as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015 in Nottingham, England.
Half-Time Report: Nottingham Forest hold advantage over Leeds United thanks to Nelson Oliveira
Nelson Oliveira punishes two defensive mistakes to hand Nottingham Forest a 1-0 half-time advantage over Leeds United at the City Ground.
Dec 27, 17:17
Wolverhampton Wanderers Manager Kenny Jackett during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Ashton Gate on November 3, 2015
Team News: Adam Le Fondre leads line for Wolverhampton Wanderers
Adam Le Fondre retains his place in the Wolverhampton Wanderers attack for the meeting with Nottingham Forest.
Dec 11, 19:18
Matt Mills of Nottingam Forest battles with Simon Makienok of Charlton Athletic during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Charlton Athletic at City Ground on August 18, 2015
Result: Matt Mills, Chris O'Grady goals give Nottingham Forest victory over Fulham
Nottingham Forest secure a 3-0 victory over Fulham at the City Ground thanks to a Matt Mills brace and Chris O'Grady finish.
Dec 5, 16:57
Dougie Freedman of Nottingham Forest looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Burnley at City Ground on October 20, 2015
Preview: Nottingham Forest vs. Fulham
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both teams ahead of Saturday's Championship clash between Nottingham Forest and Fulham.
Dec 4, 00:17
Henri Lansbury of Nottingham Forest celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium on August 30, 2014
Result: Philipp Hofmann strike earns 10-man Brentford win at Griffin Park
Philipp Hofmann strikes deep into stoppage time to secure a 2-1 win for 10-man Brentford in their Championship clash against Nottingham Forest at Griffin Park.
Nov 21, 17:00
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Half-Time Report: Goalless between Brentford, Nottingham Forest at Griffin Park
Neither side can break the deadlock in the opening 45 minutes of the Championship clash between Brentford and Nottingham Forest at Griffin Park.
Nov 21, 15:50
Lee Carsley, Manager of Brentford looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Hull City on November 3, 2015
Preview: Brentford vs. Nottingham Forest
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Brentford and Nottingham Forest at Griffin Park.
Nov 19, 21:02
Paul Clement manager of Derby County looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015 in Nottingham, England.
Paul Clement: Derby County loss is a "reality check"
Derby County manager Paul Clement admits that the defeat to Nottingham Forest is a "reality check" for his side.
Nov 6, 22:54
 Dougie Freedman manager of Nottingham Forest applauds the crowd prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015 in Nottingham, England.
Dougie Freedman: Nottingham Forest were "exceptional"
Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman praises his side's "exceptional" performance in their 1-0 win over Derby County in the Championship.
Nov 6, 22:42
Nelson Oliveira of Nottingham Forest (2L) celebrates with team mates as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015 in Nottingham, England.
Result: Nelson Oliveira strike seals Nottingham Forest win
Nottingham Forest secure a 1-0 win over Derby County after Nelson Oliveira scored inside the opening five minutes in the Championship.
Nov 6, 21:25



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7Derby CountyDerby157442319425
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9Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest168082526-124
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14Norwich CityNorwich166461520-522
15Queens Park RangersQPR165651922-321
16Barnsley155462221119
17Fulham164751819-119
18Reading155371819-118
19Millwall164571717017
20Hull City164482830-216
21Burton Albion1734101134-2313
22Bolton WanderersBolton172691329-1612
23Birmingham CityBirmingham163310825-1712
24Sunderland161782031-1110