Shola Ameobi

Born: October 12, 1981 (age 36)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)

Hometown: Zaria, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigeria Nigerian

Position: Striker
Team: Fleetwood Town (no. 23)
Shola Ameobi of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at the St James Park on August 31, 2013
Career History
Senior1995-2014Newcastle United
→ 2008Stoke City (loan)
2015Crystal Palace
2016-Fleetwood Town
International2012-Nigeria
Sports Mole has 262 articles about Shola Ameobi. Articles 1 to 40:
Tammy Abraham represents England Under-19s against Japan Under-19s on November 15, 2015
Tammy Abraham: 'I want to carry on playing for England'
England Under-21 striker Tammy Abraham rejects reports suggesting that he wants to switch his international allegiance to Nigeria.
Sep 21, 19:21
Tammy Abraham represents England Under-19s against Japan Under-19s on November 15, 2015
Report: Tammy Abraham headhunted for Nigeria national team
Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick admits that he is trying to convince Tammy Abraham to turn out for the Super Eagles instead of England.
Sep 8, 18:36
Shola Ameobi of Nigeria reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014
Shola Ameobi signs new Notts County deal
Former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi signs a new contract to keep him at Notts County heading into the 2017-18 season.
Jun 20, 22:50
Shola Ameobi of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at the St James Park on August 31, 2013
Report: Former Newcastle United stalwart Shola Ameobi on trial at Notts County
Former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi is reportedly training with League Two strugglers Notts County and could be offered a short-term deal at Meadow Lane.
Feb 1, 17:43
Jurgen Klopp ist eine froh Hase after the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on March 6, 2016
Preview: Fleetwood Town vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's pre-season friendly between Fleetwood Town and Liverpool at Highbury Stadium.
Jul 12, 14:33
Shola Ameobi of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at the St James Park on August 31, 2013
Shola Ameobi wants Sunderland survival
Shola Ameobi wants to see both Newcastle United and Sunderland avoid the drop.
Apr 21, 18:08
Shola Ameobi of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at the St James Park on August 31, 2013
Shola Ameobi hopeful Newcastle United will survive in Premier League
Shola Ameobi is hopeful that Newcastle United will survive their relegation battle in the Premier League.
Feb 17, 14:39
Newcastle United's Nigerian striker Shola Ameobi reacts to a miss in goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion at St James' Park in Newcastle upon Tyne on November 30, 2013
Former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi joins Fleetwood Town
League One side Fleetwood Town sign former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi on a short-term deal for the rest of the season.
Feb 12, 14:52
Shola Ameobi of Nigeria reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014
Shola Ameobi to leave Bolton Wanderers
Former Newcastle striker Shola Ameobi is expected to leave Bolton Wanderers as they cannot afford to offer him a new deal.
Jan 18, 14:54
General view prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal at Cardiff City Stadium on November 30, 2013
Team News: Kenwyne Jones starts up top for Cardiff City
Kenwyne Jones starts up top for Cardiff City as they host Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship.
Dec 12, 14:26
Bolton manager Neil Lennon takes his seat ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Reebok Stadium on September 15, 2015
Preview: Hull City vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Hull City and Bolton Wanderers.
Dec 11, 00:04
Cardiff player Anthony Pilkington in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Middlesbrough at Cardiff City Stadium on September 16, 2014
Team News: Anthony Pilkington replaces Peter Whittingham for Cardiff City
Anthony Pilkington starts on the wing ahead of Peter Whittingham for Cardiff City, while Gary Madine begins up front for Bolton Wanderers due to Max Clayton's injury.
Dec 5, 14:19
A general view of a corner flag at the Reebok Stadium during the FA CupThird Round match between Bolton Wanderers and Blackpool at the Reebok Stadium on January 4, 2014
Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs. Cardiff City
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Championship encounter between Bolton Wanderers and Cardiff City at the Macron Stadium.
Dec 4, 15:04
Neil Danns of Bolton Wanderers and Stephen Warnock of Derby County battle for the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Derby County at the Macron Stadium on August 8, 2015
Result: Brentford pegged back by Bolton Wanderers
Neil Danns cancels out an early goal from John Swift as Bolton Wanderers fight back to earn a 1-1 draw in their Championship meeting with Brentford.
Nov 30, 21:39
John Swift of Chelsea in action duing the pre season friendly match between Wycombe Wanderers and Chelsea at Adams Park on July 16, 2014
Half-Time Report: John Swift fires Brentford ahead against Bolton Wanderers
John Swift finds the back of the net to give Brentford a 1-0 lead over Bolton Wanderers at the halfway stage of their Championship meeting.
Nov 30, 20:34
Bolton manager Neil Lennon takes his seat ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Reebok Stadium on September 15, 2015
Team News: Bolton Wanderers make two changes for visit of Brentford
Bolton Wanderers make two changes to the side to face Brentford at the Macron Stadium.
Nov 30, 18:56
Neil Lennon the manager of Bolton Wanderers looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers at Ewood park on August 28, 2015
Result: Second-half fightback not enough for Bolton Wanderers
Liam Feeney's penalty is too little, too late as Bolton Wanderers lose at Reading.
Nov 21, 16:57
Reading manager Steve Clarke looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Reading on October 24, 2015
Half-Time Report: Reading in control against lowly Bolton Wanderers
Lucas Piazon and Danny Williams are on target as Reading lead Bolton Wanderers.
Nov 21, 15:50
Reading manager Steve Clarke looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Reading on October 24, 2015
Team News: Reading ring the changes for Bolton Wanderers test
Garath McCleary and Lucas Piazon return to the Reading midfield to face Bolton Wanderers.
Nov 21, 14:23
Reading manager Steve Clarke looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Reading on October 24, 2015
Preview: Reading vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Reading and Bolton Wanderers.
Nov 20, 00:52
Frankie Fielding of England looks on as he warms up prior to the International Friendly match between England and Hungary at Wembley Stadium on August 11, 2010
Frank Fielding credits Bristol City coaching staff for penalty heroics
Bristol City goalkeeper Frank Fielding admits that he was "pleased" to keep out Shola Ameobi's penalty, but says a lot of the credit must go to the backroom staff.
Nov 9, 11:16
Neil Lennon the manager of Bolton Wanderers looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers at Ewood park on August 28, 2015
Result: Bolton Wanderers pay the penalty as Bristol City escape with draw
Shola Ameobi misses from the spot during Bolton Wanderers and Bristol City's 0-0 draw.
Nov 7, 16:54
Shola Ameobi of Nigeria reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014
Team News: Shola Ameobi returns for Bolton Wanderers' meeting with Bristol City
Shola Ameobi returns from injury to make the Bolton Wanderers starting XI against Bristol City.
Nov 7, 14:13
Jordan Pickford of Preston North End looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Middlesbrough at Deepdale on August 9, 2015 in Preston, England.
Result: Preston North End, Bolton Wanderers play out goalless draw
Neither side can find a breakthrough in the 90 minutes in the Championship clash between Preston North End and Bolton Wanderers at Deepdale.
Oct 31, 19:54
A general view of Deepdale ahead of the Sky Bet League 1 Playoff Semi-Final match between Preston North End and Chesterfield at Deepdale on May 10, 2015
Half-Time Report: Preston, Bolton goalless at half time
Preston North End and Bolton are level at 0-0 at half time of the Lancashire derby at Deepdale.
Oct 31, 18:50
Neil Lennon the manager of Bolton Wanderers looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Bolton Wanderers at Ewood park on August 28, 2015
Team News: Shola Ameobi starts for Bolton Wanderers
Shola Ameobi is handed his first Bolton Wanderers start for this evening's Lancashire derby with Preston North End.
Oct 31, 17:04
Newcastle players celebrate the first goal by Kevin Nolan during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park on October 31, 2010
On this day: Kevin Nolan serves up a horror show for Sunderland
On this day five years ago, Kevin Nolan inspired Newcastle United to a 5-1 rout against North-East rivals Sunderland at St James' Park.
Oct 31, 06:00
Manager Simon Grayson of Preston North End applauds the fans after the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Preview: Preston North End vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Preston North End and Bolton Wanderers.
Oct 30, 01:27
Shola Ameobi of Nigeria reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014
Debut goal delights Shola Ameobi
New Bolton Wanderers striker Shola Ameobi speaks of his happiness after his debut goal against Leeds United.
Oct 25, 11:32
A general view outside the ground prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic at the Macron Stadium on January 3, 2015
Result: Mirco Antenucci penalty earns Leeds United draw
Mirco Antenucci scores from the spot as Leeds United fight back to draw against 10-man Bolton Wanderers.
Oct 24, 16:56
A general view outside the ground prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic at the Macron Stadium on January 3, 2015
Half-Time Report: Shola Ameobi fires Bolton Wanderers ahead against Leeds United
Shola Ameobi scores his first Bolton Wanderers goal as they lead 1-0 against Leeds United.
Oct 24, 15:52
Shola Ameobi of Nigeria reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014
Bolton Wanderers confirm Shola Ameobi has signed short-term deal
Bolton Wanderers confirm that Shola Ameobi has signed a short-term deal at the Championship club following a recent trial.
Oct 23, 14:09
Shola Ameobi of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at the St James Park on August 31, 2013
Bolton Wanderers offer Shola Ameobi short-term contract?
Shola Ameobi's search for a new club could be coming to an end, with reports suggesting that the former Newcastle United striker is in line to join Bolton Wanderers.
Oct 23, 12:41
Newcastle United's Nigerian striker Shola Ameobi reacts to a miss in goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and West Bromwich Albion at St James' Park in Newcastle upon Tyne on November 30, 2013
Shola Ameobi fails to earn Charlton Athletic contract?
Charlton Athletic reportedly become the fifth Championship club to turn down the chance to sign former Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi.
Oct 20, 14:43
QPR boss Chris Ramsey on May 10, 2015
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both sides ahead of Saturday's Championship clash between Queens Park Rangers and Bolton Wanderers.
Oct 2, 03:23
Shola Ameobi of Nigeria reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014
Bolton Wanderers take Shola Ameobi on trial
Ex-Newcastle United striker Shola Ameobi begins a trial period with Championship outfit Bolton Wanderers.
Oct 1, 12:24
Shola Ameobi of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at the St James Park on August 31, 2013
Wolverhampton Wanderers rule out move for frontman Shola Ameobi
Wolverhampton Wanderers confirm that they will not be following up a move for free agent striker Shola Ameob,i who has recently been training with the Championship club.
Sep 22, 22:12
Shola Ameobi of Nigeria reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014
Wolves boss Kenny Jackett yet to make decision on Shola Ameobi
Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Kenny Jackett says that he will consider offering Shola Ameobi a contract once the striker has played for the Under-21s.
Sep 21, 14:58
Kenny 'Grab Your' Jackett looks on during Wolves' game against Hull City on August 16, 2015
Kenny Jackett: 'Shola Ameobi will train with Wolverhampton Wanderers'
Kenny Jackett confirms that Shola Ameobi will train with Wolverhampton Wanderers, who held Brighton & Hove Albion to a goalless draw.
Sep 19, 17:42
Shola Ameobi of Nigeria reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group F match between Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Arena Pantanal on June 21, 2014
Shola Ameobi in talks over Huddersfield Town move?
Huddersfield Town are in still talks with Nigerian international Shola Ameobi over a possible move to the club.
Sep 18, 19:39



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