Vadaine Oliver

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Vadaine Oliver
Personal information
Full name Vadaine Aston James Oliver[1]
Date of birth (1991-10-21) 21 October 1991 (age 23)[1]
Place of birth Sheffield, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[2]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
York City
Youth career
0000–2010 Sheffield Wednesday
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Sheffield Wednesday 0 (0)
2012–2013 Lincoln City 37 (11)
2013–2015 Crewe Alexandra 34 (3)
2014–2015 Mansfield Town (loan) 30 (7)
2015– York City 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:12, 20 May 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Vadaine Aston James Oliver (born 21 October 1991) is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for York City.

Career[edit]

Born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Oliver began his career with Sheffield Wednesday's youth system, and signed a professional contract in 2010.[3] He was released by the club in May 2012,[4] before joining Conference Premier club Lincoln City on a one-year contract in August 2012.[3] He scored 13 goals for Lincoln in 2012–13, 11 of which came in the league.[5] He attracted interest from Football League clubs and signed for League One team Crewe Alexandra on a two-year contract for an undisclosed fee in June 2013.[6] He made his debut as an 89th minute substitute in a 3–3 with Rotherham United on 3 August 2013.[7] Oliver scored his first Crewe goal after sliding in from a Brad Inman in the 15th minute of a 2–2 draw at home to Peterborough United on 7 September 2013.[8]

Oliver signed for League Two club York City on a two-year contract on 20 May 2015.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played on 2 May 2015.
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lincoln City 2012–13[5] Conference Premier 37 11 5 2 1[a] 0 43 13
Crewe Alexandra 2013–14[7] League One 25 2 2 0 1 0 2[b] 0 30 2
2014–15[10] League One 9 1 2 0 1[b] 0 12 1
Total 34 3 2 0 3 0 3 0 42 3
Mansfield Town (loan) 2014–15[10] League Two 30 7 2 0 32 7
Career total 101 21 9 2 3 0 4 0 117 23
  1. ^ Appearance in FA Trophy
  2. ^ a b Appearance(s) in Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Vadaine Oliver". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "Vadaine Oliver". ESPN FC. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Lincoln City sign striker Vadaine Oliver". Lincolnshire Echo. 4 August 2012. Retrieved 30 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Sheffield Wednesday release six playersUnited". BBC Sport. 15 May 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "V. Oliver". Soccerway. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Crewe Alexandra sign Vadaine Oliver from Lincoln City". BBC Sport. 10 June 2013. Retrieved 3 August 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Games played by Vadaine Oliver in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "Crewe 2–2 Peterborough United". BBC Sport. 7 September 2013. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "City boss Russ Wilcox delighted to finally net Crewe striker Vadaine Oliver". The Press (York). 20 May 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Games played by Vadaine Oliver in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 27 January 2015. 

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