Oliver playing for Bradford City.
|Full name||Gavin Ronald Oliver|
|Date of birth||6 September 1962|
|Place of birth||Felling, England|
|Playing position||Central defender|
|1983||→ Tranmere Rovers (loan)||17||(1)|
|1985||→ Brighton & Hove Albion (loan)||16||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He began his career as a centre forward but switched to playing as a central defender following an injury to a player in that position in a youth match. He joined Sheffield Wednesday's groundstaff in July 1979, and turned professional in August 1980. After loan spells at Tranmere Rovers and Brighton & Hove Albion he signed for Bradford City for £20,000 in November 1985.
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