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Dele Olaoye

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Full name  Dolapo Olaoye
2000–2001  Port Vale
Place of birth  Lagos, Nigeria
Name  Dele Olaoye

Playing position  Striker
Role  Footballer
Years  Team
Position  Forward
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Date of birth  (1982-10-17) 17 October 1982 (age 33)

Dolapo Olaoye (born 17 October 1982) is a Nigerian former footballer. He played in the Football League for Port Vale, and also played Conference football for Stafford Rangers.


Playing career

Olaoye joined Port Vale in August 2000, making his debut on 19 August as a late substitute for Tony Naylor in Vale's 3–0 win at home to Oxford United. However, this was his only appearance in the Vale first team before being released.

He subsequently moved to the United States where he attended Mercer University and played for Michigan Bucks. He returned to Port Vale as a triallist in July 2005, scoring in their 4–1 friendly win against Northwich Victoria.

He joined Stafford Rangers in August 2006, but struggled with injuries and was released at the end of the 2007–08 season after Stafford's relegation to the Conference North. He joined Redditch United, but was loaned to Rugby Town prior to the start of the 2008–09 season, returning to Redditch in August 2008.


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    Dele Olaoye Wikipedia

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