Ola John

Born: May 19, 1992 (age 25)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Zwedru, Liberia
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Position: Winger
Team: Deportivo La Coruna (no. 24)
Career History
Youth2002-2010FC Twente
Senior2010-2012FC Twente
2012-Benfica
→ 2014Hamburger SV (loan)
→ 2015-2016Reading (loan)
→ 2016-2017Wolverhampton Wanderers (loan)
→ 2017-Deportivo La Coruna (loan)
International2013-Netherlands
Sports Mole has 51 articles about Ola John. Articles 1 to 40:
Paul Lambert looks on prior to kickoff during the FA Cup fift- round match between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United on February 21, 2016
Joao Teixeira 'set for Wolverhampton Wanderers exit'
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Paul Lambert admits that he is looking to return Joao Teixeira to parent club Benfica this month.
Jan 18, 11:45
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Wolverhampton Wanderers confirm Prince Oniangue loan exit
Wolverhampton Wanderers confirm that Prince Oniangue has been loaned to Bastia until the end of the season.
Jan 17, 10:29
A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Watford at Molineux on March 7, 2015
Wolverhampton Wanderers duo edging towards exit
Wolverhampton Wanderers pair Prince Oniangue and Ola John will reportedly depart the club this month.
Jan 13, 12:27
UAE's al-Nasr club coach Walter Zenga of Italy gestures to his players during their Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup match against Saudi Arabia's al-Ahli club in Kuwait City on April 3, 2012
Walter Zenga: 'It was right time to play Silvio, Ola John'
Wolverhampton Wanderers head coach Walter Zenga says that it was the right time to hand debuts to Silvio and Ola John as his side lost 2-0 to Newcastle United in the EFL Cup.
Sep 21, 11:39
Paris Saint-Germain's French midfielder Adrien Rabiot (L) vies with Angers' Moroccan midfielder Romain Saiss during the French L1 football match between Angers (SCO) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), on December 1, 2015, at the Jean Bouin stadium, in Angers,
Wolverhampton Wanderers 'in talks' with Angers midfielder
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly closing in on the capture of Angers midfielder Romain Saiss.
Aug 22, 20:24
Manchester United's English defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson walks on the pitch during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, north west England, on November 7,
Wolverhampton Wanderers sign Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Ola John
Wolverhampton Wanderers complete the loan signings of Cameron Borthwick-Jackson and Ola John.
Aug 22, 13:18
A general view from inside Molineux ahead of Wolves' opening Championship game against Norwich on August 10, 2014
Jeff Shi: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers could sign players from Benfica'
Fosun International representative Jeff Shi admits that Wolverhampton Wanderers could do business with Benfica as they look to strengthen the first-team squad.
Jul 25, 14:59
Hal Robson-Kanu and James McClean in action during the FA Cup game between Reading and West Bromwich Albion on February 20, 2016
Trio heading for Reading exit
Simon Cox and Anton Ferdinand join Wales international Hal Robson-Kanu in leaving Championship side Reading on free transfers.
May 9, 22:30
Ola John of Reading celebrates after scoring his team's second goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Huddersfield Town on November 3, 2015
Ola John unsure over Reading future
Striker Ola John, who is on loan from Benfica, is unsure if he will remain with Championship side Reading next season.
Apr 5, 09:45
Yohan Cabaye of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Ham United at Selhurst Park on October 17, 2015
Result: Crystal Palace rally late on to book FA Cup semi-final spot
Yohan Cabaye and Fraizer Campbell find the net in the final four minutes to help earn Crystal Palace a 2-0 win over Reading in the last eight of the FA Cup.
Mar 11, 21:48
Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Watford on February 13, 2016
Team News: Emmanuel Adebayor leads Crystal Palace line
Emmanuel Adebayor leads the Crystal Palace line for their FA Cup quarter-final away to Reading, while Yannick Bolasie and Wilfried Zaha also start for the visitors.
Mar 11, 19:03
Crystal Palace's English manager Alan Pardew watches his players during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United at Selhurst Park in south London on November 28, 2015
Live Commentary: Reading 0-2 Crystal Palace - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Crystal Palace's 2-0 FA Cup win over Reading, as the Eagles became the first side to book a final-four berth.
Mar 11, 18:54
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Result: Nelson Oliviera double hands 10-man Nottingham Forest victory
Nelson Oliviera's double helps Nottingham Forest to a 3-1 victory over Reading at the City Ground.
Nov 28, 16:59
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Team News: Five changes for Reading, Kenwyne Jones starts for Cardiff City
Reading make five changes to their side as they travel to Cardiff City.
Nov 7, 14:13
A general view of the ground prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at Cardiff City Stadium on November 1, 2014
Preview: Cardiff City vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Championship clash between Cardiff City and Reading in South Wales.
Nov 5, 20:50
Manager Chris Powell of Huddersfield Town gestures during Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Huddersfield Town at Elland Road Stadium on September 20, 2014
Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell praises performance against Reading
Huddersfield Town boss Chris Powell hails his team for an "excellent" performance in their 2-2 away draw against Reading.
Nov 3, 22:56
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Result: Substitute Ola John rescues point for Reading against Huddersfield Town
Substitute Ola John rescues Reading with a late equaliser to secure a 2-2 draw with Huddersfield Town at the Madejski Stadium.
Nov 3, 21:59
Nick Blackman of Reading scores his sides first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Reading at Ashton Gate on September 19, 2015
Result: Blackman goal gives Reading narrow win over 10-man Charlton Athletic
Reading beat Charlton Athletic 1-0 at the Madejski Stadium thanks to a Nick Blackman finish shortly after Patrick Bauer was sent off.
Oct 17, 17:03
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Half-Time Report: Reading, Charlton goalless at break despite threat from hosts
Reading and Charlton fail to break the deadlock at the Madejski Stadium despite a number of attempts for the hosts.
Oct 17, 15:52
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Team News: Ola John given first Reading start in Charlton Athletic clash
Reading make just one change to the side which beat Middlesbrough two weeks ago, with Ola John coming in for the injured Hal Robson-Kanu.
Oct 17, 14:11
Romelu Lukaku of Everton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on August 23, 2015
Team News: Romelu Lukaku handed Everton start at Reading
Romelu Lukaku starts for Everton in their Capital One Cup third-round tie against Championship side Reading.
Sep 22, 19:23
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Preview: Reading vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews the Capital One Cup third round clash between Reading and Everton at the Madejski Stadium.
Sep 21, 20:45
Manager Steve Cotterill of Bristol City applauds the crowd as he walks out for the Sky Bet League One match between Bristol City and Walsall at Ashton Gate on May 3, 2015
Preview: Bristol City vs. Reading
Sports Mole previews the Championship encounter between Bristol City and Reading.
Sep 18, 01:02
Reading manager Steve Clarke during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Reading at The Amex Stadium on December 26, 2014
Preview: Reading vs. Derby County
Sports Mole previews the Championship encounter between Reading and Derby County.
Sep 15, 00:35
Uwe Rosler manager of Leeds United reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Burnley at Elland Road on August 8, 2015
Five Championship talking points from matchday six
Sports Mole looks back at this weekend's Championship action to pick out five of the biggest talking points.
Sep 13, 14:37
View of the pitch and stands inside The Madejski Stadium before the English Premier League football match between Reading and Fulham at at The Madejski Stadium, in Reading, England on October 27, 201
Preview: Reading vs. Ipswich Town
Sports Mole looks ahead to Friday night at the Madejski Stadium as Championship football returns after the international break with Reading against Ipswich Town.
Sep 10, 14:44
Matej Vydra of Watford celebrates after scoring to make it 2-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Watford at Amex Stadium on April 25, 2015
Matej Vydra to wear No.7 shirt at Reading
Reading confirm that loan signing Matej Vydra will wear the No.7 shirt, while Lucas Piazon and Ola John will respectively wear 17 and 20.
Sep 4, 10:16
Benfica's Dutch forward Ola John reacts during the Portuguese league football match FC Arouca vs SL Benfica at the Municipal de Arouca stadium in Aveiro on August 23, 2015
Reading confirm Ola John signing
Reading confirm the signing of Dutch international winger Ola John on a season-long loan from Reading.
Sep 1, 19:42
Benfica's Dutch forward Ola John reacts during the Portuguese league football match FC Arouca vs SL Benfica at the Municipal de Arouca stadium in Aveiro on August 23, 2015
Reading to sign Dutch winger Ola John from Portuguese side Benfica?
Reading will sign Benfica winger Ola John as they attempt to build a squad that can gain promotion to the Premier League, according to a report.
Sep 1, 14:47
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Result: Roberto strike sees Benfica slip up at Arouca
Roberto scores early on as Arouca beat Benfica to move top of the Primeira Liga.
Aug 23, 21:19
Benfica's Dutch midfielder Ola John (C) vies with Leverkusen's defender Roberto Hilbert (L) and midfielder Karim Bellarabi during the UEFA Champions League football match on December 9, 2014
Southampton to move for Ola John?
Benfica's Ola John could be poised for a move to Southampton, according to reports.
Feb 22, 13:08
Benfica's Dutch midfielder Ola John (C) vies with Leverkusen's defender Roberto Hilbert (L) and midfielder Karim Bellarabi during the UEFA Champions League football match on December 9, 2014
Match Analysis: Benfica 0-0 Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole analyses the Champions League match between Benfica and Bayer Leverkusen at the Estadio da Luz as the game ended in a goalless draw.
Dec 9, 22:27
Benfica's Dutch midfielder Ola John (C) vies with Leverkusen's defender Roberto Hilbert (L) and midfielder Karim Bellarabi during the UEFA Champions League football match on December 9, 2014
Result: Bayer Leverkusen finish second after Benfica draw
Bayer Leverkusen finish second in Group C after drawing their Champions League clash with Benfica.
Dec 9, 21:38
Benfica's Dutch midfielder Ola John (C) vies with Leverkusen's defender Roberto Hilbert (L) and midfielder Karim Bellarabi during the UEFA Champions League football match on December 9, 2014
Half-Time Report: Bayer Leverkusen level with Benfica
Bayer Leverkusen fail to find a way past Benfica before half time in their final Champions League group game.
Dec 9, 20:36
Hamburg's Dutch head coach Bert van Marwijk gestures prior to the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Hamburger SV in Wolfsburg on November 29, 2013
Team News: Lam Zhi Gin fit for Hamburger SV
Lam Zhi Gin is fit to start for Hamburger SV as Bert van Marwijk makes four changes to his lineup.
Feb 1, 14:00
Spain players celebrate after Alvaro Morata scored the only goal of the match against Germany on June 9, 2013
Live Commentary: Spain 3-0 Netherlands - as it happened
Sports Mole's live coverage of the European Under-21 Championship clash between Spain and the Netherlands.
Jun 12, 16:30
Players from the Netherlands celebrate after they scored a second goal against Russia during a UEFA European U21 Soccer Championship on June 9, 2013
Result: Netherlands thump 10-man Russia
The Netherlands move to the top of Group B in the Under-21 European Championships with a 5-1 win over 10-man Russia.
Jun 9, 18:52
Marco van Ginkel of the Netherlands during a qualifying match for the European Under 21 Championship on February 29, 2012
Live Commentary: Netherlands 5-1 Russia - as it happened
Sports Mole's live text coverage of the European Under-21 Championship match between Netherlands and Russia.
Jun 9, 16:29
Dutch players celebrate the goal of Georginio Wijnaldum against Germany on June 6, 2013
Live Commentary: Netherlands 3-2 Germany - as it happened
Sports Mole's live coverage of the European Under-21 Championship clash between Group B rivals Germany and the Netherlands.
Jun 6, 19:00
Benfica's Ola John opens the scoring against Celtic on November 20, 2012
Ola John: 'Chelsea were lucky'
Ola John insists that Chelsea were "lucky" to win the Europa League final.
May 16, 11:17



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