David Adekola

David Adekola Position: Forward


David Adeola Adekola (born 18 May 1968 in Lagos)is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played for various English clubs in the 1990s and 2000s.

Striker who was signed from Billericay Town. Took some time to settle at Slough and never matched his goalscoring exploits for Slough as at his previous club.

Adekola joined Bury in January 1993, amid claims that he had played top-flight football in France and Belgium, although it later transpired that his entire background may have been untrue.

He joined Exeter City on loan in February 1994 and left Bury to join A.F.C. Bournemouth on a free transfer in September 1994. A month later he joined Wigan Athletic, but played only four times before being released in February 1995. He joined Halifax Town, playing twice in the Conference. He had a brief spell with Hereford United before joining Bath City in March 1995, where he scored 3 goals from 9 games in all competitions.

He joined Cambridge United in July 1995, but once more struggled to establish himself and was loaned to Bishop's Stortford. Released by Cambridge in December 1995, Adekola moved to Germany to play for BFC Preussen and Viktoria Köln.He returned to English football in October 1996 when he signed for Brighton & Hove Albion. He played just once for Brighton, in a 2–1 defeat at home to Cambridge United on 12 October, before being released the following month.

In July 1998 he joined Billericay Town, moving to Slough Town in August 1999. He joined Hendon during the 2000-01 season.

In May 2005, Adekola finished runner-up in a vote for Bury's Cult Hero organised by the BBC show Football Focus.

Adekola played for Nigeria's youth side at the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship in Chile. He also played for the senior Nigeria national football team, scoring on goal on his debut in a 1990 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea in 1989


First Appearance Appearances First Goal Goals
23-08-1999 vs Carshalton Ath 24 30-08-1999 vs Billericay Town 5


Match Date Home Score Away Competition Goals Cards
19-02-2000 Slough Town 2-1 Ebbsfleet United League Match report
15-02-2000 Leatherhead 0-3 Slough Town Full Members Cup Match report
12-02-2000 Billericay Town 3-1 Slough Town League Match report
29-01-2000 Hendon 1-1 Slough Town League Match report
22-01-2000 Slough Town 0-3 St Albans City League Match report
27-12-1999 Slough Town 1-4 Basingstoke Town League Match report
18-12-1999 Harrow Borough 0-1 Slough Town League Match report
04-12-1999 Dulwich Hamlet 2-3 Slough Town League Match report
20-11-1999 Slough Town 2-3 Dagenham & R. League Match report
16-11-1999 Slough Town 2-1 Carshalton Ath Full Members Cup Match report
13-11-1999 Boreham Wood 1-3 Slough Town League Match report
09-11-1999 Slough Town 0-1 Carshalton Ath Ryman League Cup Match report
06-11-1999 Slough Town 1-2 Aylesbury United League Match report
26-10-1999 Slough Town 4-1 Staines Town Full Members Cup Match report
05-10-1999 Walton & Hersham 2-2 Slough Town League Match report
25-09-1999 Hampton & Richmond 1-1 Slough Town League Match report
18-09-1999 Slough Town 3-1 Cowes Sports FA Cup Match report
14-09-1999 Slough Town 1-0 Grays Athletic Full Members Cup Match report
11-09-1999 Slough Town 1-2 Canvey Island League Match report
07-09-1999 Farnborough Town 0-1 Slough Town League Match report
04-09-1999 Slough Town 2-1 Dulwich Hamlet League Match report
30-08-1999 Slough Town 4-0 Billericay Town League Match report
28-08-1999 Ebbsfleet United 1-0 Slough Town League Match report
23-08-1999 Carshalton Ath 1-1 Slough Town League Match report


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