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JAMIE O'HARA
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UPDATED 07:14 17th July 2012


Highly-rated Tottenham and England-under-21 midfielder Jamie O'Hara joined Wolves in January, 2011, on loan until the end of the season.

 

After a hugely successful loan spell, he then joined on a permanent basis in the summer of 2011, putting pen to paper on a five-year contract after Wolves agreed an undisclosed fee with Spurs.

 

The talented midfielder, who has operated both centrally and on the left hand side, emerged through Tottenham's Academy but had loan spells with Chesterfield and Millwall at the start of his career.

 

He has made over 50 appearances in total for Spurs, including in European competition and the final of the 2009 League Cup, and has scored seven goals.

 

But it was on loan at Portsmouth in the 2009/10 season that he further impressed, scoring three goals in 29 appearances and helping the club to the FA Cup Final where he played in the 1-0 defeat to Chelsea.

 

He was Pompey's star performer despite their relegation, and Wolves fans present at Fratton Park on the penultimate weekend of that 3009/20 season will be well aware of how impressive a campaign the midfielder enjoyed.

 

At half time in that game, Portsmouth's various Player of the Year awards were announced - and O'Hara ended up scooping all NINE of them!

 

O'Hara missed out for the first half of the 2010/11 season due to a serious back injury but arrived at Molineux fit again and ready to go.

 

He announced himself in style in one of his early Wolves appearances with a superb goal in the 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns, a strike which went on to be voted as the Club's Goal of the Season.

 

All in all he made 14 appearances in that first 'half' season, scoring three goals, and showing the sort of form which saw the deal then become permanent. 

 

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