Seyi Olofinjana

Date of birth30 June 1980
Place of birthLagos
NationalityNigerian
Weight74 kg
Height1.93 m
PositionMidfielder

Olofinjana, who prefers to be known as George, joined Wolverhampton Wanderers in July 2004 with a four-year contract that was extended to June 2011 in October 2007.

He was made available for transfer in June 2008 and joined Stoke City the following month with a four-year contract.

Olofinjana joined Hull City in August 2009 with a four-year contract.

He joined Sheffield Wednesday in October 2013 on a monthly contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Kwara United 01 Jul 2000 21 Feb 2003
SK Brann Bergen 21 Feb 2003 15 Jul 2004
Wolverhampton Wanderers 15 Jul 2004 26 Jul 2008
Stoke City 26 Jul 2008 06 Aug 2009
Hull City 06 Aug 2009 30 Jun 2013
Cardiff City 10 Aug 2010 31 May 2011 L
Sheffield Wednesday 27 Mar 2013 31 May 2013 L
Sheffield Wednesday 26 Oct 2013 26 Dec 2013
IK Start 08 Aug 2014

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2004-05 Wolverhampton Wanderers FA Cup 2
2004-05 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Championship 41
1
5
5
2004-05 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Cup 1
1
2005-06 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Championship 6
7
2005-06 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Cup 1
2006-07 Wolverhampton Wanderers FA Cup 3
1
2006-07 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Championship 41
3
8
6
2006-07 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Championship Play-Offs 2
1
2006-07 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Wolverhampton Wanderers FA Cup 1
2007-08 Wolverhampton Wanderers League Championship 35
1
3
8
2008-09 Stoke City FA Cup 1
2008-09 Stoke City League Cup 2
2008-09 Stoke City Premier League 14
4
2
3
2009-10 Hull City Premier League 11
8
1
3
2010-11 Cardiff City League Championship 38
1
6
1
2010-11 Cardiff City League Championship Play-Offs 2
2010-11 Cardiff City League Cup 1
2011-12 Hull City FA Cup
2
2011-12 Hull City League Championship 1
2
2012-13 Hull City FA Cup 2
1
2012-13 Hull City League Championship 9
3
1
2012-13 Hull City League Cup 1
2012-13 Sheffield Wednesday League Championship 6
2
2013-14 Sheffield Wednesday League Championship 6
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Aug 2004 Stoke City v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-1 League Championship
11 Aug 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Preston North End D 2-2 League Championship
14 Aug 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Leeds United D 0-0 League Championship
21 Aug 2004 Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
23 Aug 2004 Rochdale v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-4 League Cup 1st round
28 Aug 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Leicester City D 1-1 League Championship
30 Aug 2004 Ipswich Town v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-1 League Championship
11 Sep 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Wigan Athletic D 3-3 League Championship
14 Sep 2004 Brighton and Hove Albion v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 0-1 League Championship
18 Sep 2004 Plymouth Argyle v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-2 League Championship
21 Sep 2004 Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-1 (2-4) League Cup 2nd round
25 Sep 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Cardiff City L 2-3 League Championship
02 Oct 2004 West Ham United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-0 League Championship
19 Oct 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Derby County W 2-0 League Championship
23 Oct 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 League Championship
30 Oct 2004 Gillingham v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-0 League Championship
02 Nov 2004 Sunderland v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 3-1 League Championship
06 Nov 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Nottingham Forest W 2-1 League Championship
13 Nov 2004 Rotherham United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-2 League Championship
20 Nov 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Coventry City L 0-1 League Championship
27 Nov 2004 Sheffield United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 3-3 League Championship
04 Dec 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Reading W 4-1 League Championship
07 Dec 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Millwall L 1-2 League Championship
11 Dec 2004 Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
18 Dec 2004 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2004 Cardiff City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
04 Jan 2005 Wigan Athletic v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-0 League Championship
08 Jan 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Millwall W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v West Ham United W 4-2 League Championship
22 Jan 2005 Millwall v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-2 League Championship
29 Jan 2005 Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-0 FA Cup 4th round
04 Feb 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sunderland D 1-1 League Championship
19 Feb 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Gillingham D 2-2 League Championship
22 Feb 2005 Queens Park Rangers v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
02 Mar 2005 Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 3-3 League Championship
05 Mar 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-4 League Championship
12 Mar 2005 Preston North End v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 2-2 League Championship
15 Mar 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Burnley W 2-0 League Championship
19 Mar 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Stoke City D 1-1 League Championship
02 Apr 2005 Leeds United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
05 Apr 2005 Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
11 Apr 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Ipswich Town W 2-0 League Championship
16 Apr 2005 Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 2-2 League Championship
23 Apr 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Rotherham United W 2-0 League Championship
30 Apr 2005 Reading v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-2 League Championship
08 May 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sheffield United W 4-2 League Championship
06 Aug 2005 Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Championship
09 Aug 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Crystal Palace W 2-1 League Championship
20 Aug 2005 Leeds United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-0 League Championship
27 Aug 2005 Cardiff City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 2-2 League Championship
30 Aug 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Championship
10 Sep 2005 Luton Town v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
13 Sep 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Millwall L 1-2 League Championship
17 Sep 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Leicester City D 0-0 League Championship
20 Sep 2005 Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
15 Oct 2005 Sheffield United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-0 League Championship
22 Oct 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Preston North End D 1-1 League Championship
29 Oct 2005 Watford v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 3-1 League Championship
01 Nov 2005 Brighton and Hove Albion v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
26 Nov 2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Southampton D 0-0 League Championship
08 Aug 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Ipswich Town W 1-0 League Championship
11 Aug 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Preston North End L 1-3 League Championship
19 Aug 2006 Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 0-1 League Championship
23 Aug 2006 Chesterfield v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-0 (5-6) League Cup 1st round
26 Aug 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Luton Town W 1-0 League Championship
10 Sep 2006 Leeds United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 0-1 League Championship
12 Sep 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Derby County L 0-1 League Championship
16 Sep 2006 Barnsley v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-0 League Championship
23 Sep 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Stoke City W 2-0 League Championship
30 Sep 2006 Cardiff City v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 4-0 League Championship
14 Oct 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Colchester United W 1-0 League Championship
17 Oct 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Coventry City W 1-0 League Championship
22 Oct 2006 West Bromwich Albion v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 3-0 League Championship
28 Oct 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sheffield Wednesday D 2-2 League Championship
01 Nov 2006 Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-0 League Championship
04 Nov 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Southend United W 3-1 League Championship
18 Nov 2006 Birmingham City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
24 Nov 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sunderland D 1-1 League Championship
28 Nov 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Crystal Palace D 1-1 League Championship
02 Dec 2006 Southend United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 0-1 League Championship
09 Dec 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Leicester City L 1-2 League Championship
16 Dec 2006 Queens Park Rangers v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 0-1 League Championship
23 Dec 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Norwich City D 2-2 League Championship
26 Dec 2006 Derby County v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 0-2 League Championship
30 Dec 2006 Colchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-1 League Championship
01 Jan 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Barnsley W 2-0 League Championship
06 Jan 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Oldham Athletic D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 2007 Stoke City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
16 Jan 2007 Oldham Athletic v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 0-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
20 Jan 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Cardiff City L 1-2 League Championship
28 Jan 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion L 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
30 Jan 2007 Norwich City v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 0-1 League Championship
03 Feb 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Plymouth Argyle D 2-2 League Championship
10 Feb 2007 Preston North End v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 0-1 League Championship
17 Feb 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Burnley W 2-1 League Championship
20 Feb 2007 Ipswich Town v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 0-1 League Championship
24 Feb 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Leeds United W 1-0 League Championship
03 Mar 2007 Luton Town v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-3 League Championship
11 Mar 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 League Championship
13 Mar 2007 Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-1 League Championship
17 Mar 2007 Sheffield Wednesday v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 2-2 League Championship
31 Mar 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Southampton L 0-6 League Championship
07 Apr 2007 Sunderland v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-1 League Championship
09 Apr 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Hull City W 3-1 League Championship
14 Apr 2007 Crystal Palace v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 2-2 League Championship
22 Apr 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Birmingham City L 2-3 League Championship
28 Apr 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Queens Park Rangers W 2-0 League Championship
06 May 2007 Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-4 League Championship
13 May 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion L 2-3 League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 1st leg
16 May 2007 West Bromwich Albion v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-0
Agg: 4-2
League Championship Play-Offs Semi-final 2nd leg
11 Aug 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Watford L 1-2 League Championship
19 Aug 2007 Sheffield Wednesday v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-3 League Championship
25 Aug 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Blackpool W 2-1 League Championship
01 Sep 2007 Stoke City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Championship
15 Sep 2007 Sheffield United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 3-1 League Championship
18 Sep 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Hull City L 0-1 League Championship
22 Sep 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Norwich City W 2-0 League Championship
29 Sep 2007 Plymouth Argyle v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
02 Oct 2007 Leicester City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Championship
06 Oct 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Coventry City W 1-0 League Championship
20 Oct 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Charlton Athletic W 2-0 League Championship
24 Oct 2007 Cardiff City v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-3 League Championship
27 Oct 2007 Ipswich Town v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 3-0 League Championship
03 Nov 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Bristol City D 1-1 League Championship
06 Nov 2007 Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Championship
10 Nov 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Barnsley W 1-0 League Championship
25 Nov 2007 West Bromwich Albion v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Championship
01 Dec 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Preston North End W 1-0 League Championship
04 Dec 2007 Barnsley v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 1-0 League Championship
08 Dec 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Burnley L 2-3 League Championship
15 Dec 2007 Queens Park Rangers v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Championship
22 Dec 2007 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Leicester City D 1-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2007 Hull City v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-0 League Championship
29 Dec 2007 Norwich City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
01 Jan 2008 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Sheffield United D 0-0 League Championship
12 Feb 2008 Blackpool v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Championship
16 Feb 2008 Cardiff City v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-0 FA Cup 5th round
15 Mar 2008 Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 1-3 League Championship
18 Mar 2008 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Scunthorpe United W 2-1 League Championship
22 Mar 2008 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Queens Park Rangers D 3-3 League Championship
29 Mar 2008 Charlton Athletic v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-3 League Championship
12 Apr 2008 Bristol City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Championship
15 Apr 2008 Wolverhampton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Championship
19 Apr 2008 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Championship
22 Apr 2008 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Cardiff City W 3-0 League Championship
26 Apr 2008 Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Championship
04 May 2008 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Plymouth Argyle W 1-0 League Championship


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1999-00 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2002-03 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2003-04 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 5
2003-04 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
2003-04 Nigeria International Friendly 2
2003-04 Nigeria Unity Cup 1
2004-05 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 3
2004-05 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2005-06 Nigeria FIFA World Cup
1
2005-06 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2006-07 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 4
2006-07 Nigeria International Friendly 1
2007-08 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 4
2
2007-08 Nigeria International Friendly 2
1
1
2008-09 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 2
2
2008-09 Nigeria International Friendly 3
2009-10 Nigeria Africa Cup of Nations 1
2009-10 Nigeria FIFA World Cup 3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
06 Jun 2000 Nigeria v Malawi W 4-1 International Friendly
25 Nov 2002 Nigeria v Egypt D 1-1 International Friendly
26 Jul 2003 Nigeria v Venezuela W 1-0 International Friendly
20 Aug 2003 Japan v Nigeria L 3-0 International Friendly
27 Jan 2004 Nigeria v Morocco L 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
31 Jan 2004 Nigeria v South Africa W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
04 Feb 2004 Benin v Nigeria W 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
08 Feb 2004 Cameroon v Nigeria W 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
11 Feb 2004 Tunisia v Nigeria L 1-1 (3-5) Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
29 May 2004 Nigeria v Republic of Ireland W 3-0 UNITY CUP
05 Jun 2004 Nigeria v Rwanda W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
20 Jun 2004 Angola v Nigeria L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
03 Jul 2004 Nigeria v Algeria W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
17 Nov 2004 South Africa v Nigeria L 2-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2005 Nigeria v Gabon W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
18 Jun 2005 Nigeria v Angola D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
17 Aug 2005 Libya v Nigeria W 0-1 International Friendly
04 Sep 2005 Algeria v Nigeria W 2-5 FIFA World Cup Africa group 4
02 Sep 2006 Nigeria v Niger W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
08 Oct 2006 Lesotho v Nigeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
06 Feb 2007 Ghana v Nigeria L 4-1 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Nigeria v Uganda W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
16 Jun 2007 Niger v Nigeria W 1-3 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
22 Aug 2007 FYR Macedonia v Nigeria D 0-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Nigeria v Lesotho W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
14 Oct 2007 Mexico v Nigeria D 2-2 International Friendly
20 Nov 2007 Switzerland v Nigeria W 0-1 International Friendly
21 Jan 2008 Ivory Coast v Nigeria L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
25 Jan 2008 Nigeria v Mali D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
03 Feb 2008 Ghana v Nigeria L 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
01 Jun 2008 Nigeria v South Africa W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
07 Jun 2008 Sierra Leone v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
15 Jun 2008 Equatorial Guinea v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
06 Sep 2008 South Africa v Nigeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 4
11 Feb 2009 Nigeria v Jamaica D 0-0 International Friendly
29 May 2009 Republic of Ireland v Nigeria D 1-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2009 France v Nigeria W 0-1 International Friendly
07 Jun 2009 Nigeria v Kenya W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
20 Jun 2009 Tunisia v Nigeria D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
06 Sep 2009 Nigeria v Tunisia D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
11 Oct 2009 Nigeria v Mozambique W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
14 Nov 2009 Kenya v Nigeria W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group B
30 Jan 2010 Nigeria v Algeria W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations 3rd place play-off


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.