Grant Holt is an English footballer who plays as a striker for and captains Norwich City. Holt began his career as a youth player at his hometown club of Carlisle United, but joinedWorkington after being released aged 18. Following success at Workington he signed for Halifax Town in the Third Division. He scored one goal for Halifax the Football League Cup against Tranmere Rovers, and also went on loan to Barrow. He left in 1999 to play for the summer in Singapore with Sengkang Marine. Holt moved back to Barrow and spent two seasons at Barrow in the Northern Premier League. Holt dropped down to League Two, signing for Rochdale, for whom he made 83 appearances and scored 42 goals. In January 2006, Nottingham Forest paid £300,000 to secure his services. In March 2008, Holt signed on loan with Championship club, Blackpool. On 24 June 2008, Shrewsbury Town broke their club transfer record by signing Holt for £170,000. On 24 July 2009, Holt transferred to Norwich City after Shrewsbury Town accepted an undisclosed bid, thought to be £400,000. In the 2010–11 season, Holt continued to be a prolific scorer, and was runner-up in the League player of the year awards.
There were some eye-catching signings in January, Juan Mata and Nemanja Matic perhaps the most high-profile, while Hull broke their club record twice in one month, snaring Nikica Jelavic and Shane Long respectively. Here, however, Squawka takes a look at the surprise signings of the January transfer window and, as I’m sure you’ll all agree, there [...]The post Transfer Window Shocks: 5 January Moves You Didn’t See Coming appeared first on Squawka News.
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On the last Friday of July most teams around Europe will be looking at their squads as being pretty much ready for the new season ahead. With the elite European leagues starting in two or three weeks time and pre-season well under way, now is a good time to reflect on which clubs are having […]
A team consisting of Ronaldo, Messi, Falcao and Iniesta indeed looks thunderous and in a much more realistic sense, unfeasible. Often the fantasy of every FIFA 12 or 13 player is to get in all these superstars into his team; and in the game this team will definitely be unbeatable. But in modern football … Continue reading »