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Shola Ameobi

Born: October 12, 1981 (age 37)

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
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Career History
Senior1995-2014Newcastle United
→ 2008Stoke City (loan)
2015Crystal Palace
2016-Fleetwood Town
International2012-Nigeria
Sports Mole has 263 articles about Shola Ameobi. Articles 1 to 40:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Stoke City striker Peter Crouch sets Premier League substitutes record
Stoke City striker Peter Crouch sets a new Premier League record for the most substitute appearances made in the division.
Nov 20, 22:19
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Shola Ameobi wants Sunderland survival
Shola Ameobi wants to see both Newcastle United and Sunderland avoid the drop.
Apr 21, 18:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Hull City vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Hull City and Bolton Wanderers.
Dec 11, 00:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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 shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Reading vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Reading and Bolton Wanderers.
Nov 20, 00:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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 shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Preston North End vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews the Championship clash between Preston North End and Bolton Wanderers.
Oct 30, 01:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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 shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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 shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
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

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Portsmouth1393123111230
2Peterborough UnitedPeterborough1383230191127
3Sunderland1366124131124
4Doncaster RoversDoncaster137332116524
5Barnsley126512371623
6Accrington StanleyAccrington136521713423
7Walsall126421512322
8Fleetwood Town135532112920
9Luton TownLuton135531715220
10Southend UnitedSouthend136251716120
11Charlton AthleticCharlton125341918118
12Coventry CityCoventry135351113-218
13Blackpool12381129317
14Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe134542026-617
15Burton Albion124261315-214
16Rochdale133461928-913
17Shrewsbury TownShrewsbury132651113-212
18Wycombe WanderersWycombe132651419-512
19Gillingham123271522-711
20AFC Wimbledon133281018-811
21Bristol Rovers13247913-410
22Bradford CityBradford133191020-1010
23Oxford UnitedOxford Utd132381323-109
24Plymouth ArgylePlymouth13148922-137

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