Vital Football

Latest QPR News

One to Watch - Grant Holt

One to Watch - Grant Holt

Norwich City striker Grant Holt has been identified by Vital QPR as the One to Watch as the Rs welcome The Canaries to Loftus Road on Saturday as 3rd meets 1st in a top of the table clash.

Name: Grant Holt

Date of Birth: 12/4/81

Former Clubs: Halifax Town, Barrow, Sheffield Wednesday, Rochdale, Nottingham Forest, Blackpool, Shrewsbury Town

Appearances (Goals): 367 (140)

Experienced striker Grant Holt will be looking to help his team close in on leaders QPR as he looks to continue his impressive goalscoring form for Norwich. With over 350 career league appearances from the 29 year old, the front man has scored goals wherever he has travelled and his physical presence as well as clinical finishing will have to be under close scrutiny on Saturday.

The Carlisle-born player tasted his first league football with Halifax Town in 1999, but after leaving The Shay he dropped down into non-league with Barrow where an impressive 35 goals in 69 league appearances saw him move up north to Sheffield Wednesday. After failing to make an impact in Sheffield he moved to Rochdale in 2004.

It was with Rochdale that he really came to prominence and his 34 league goals from 75 league outings between 2004 and 2006 won him a host of admirers. A £300,000 move to Nottingham Forest followed in January 2006 and in the following season, Holt managed to score 18 goals in all competitions to become the clubs top goalscorer, consequently winning the clubs 'Player of the Season` award.

A short loan spell at Blackpool preceded a move to Shrewsbury Town, who broke their club transfer record by signing Holt for £170,000 in the summer of 2008. His 28 goals played a major part in the Shrews progressing to the League Two Play-off Final where they lost 1-0 to Gillingham at Wembley.

On the 24th of July 2009 Holt moved to Norwich for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around £400,000. Holt bagged his first, second and third City goals in the 4-0 away win over Yeovil Town, in the first round of the Carling Cup - his second match for City in August 2009.

The striker became only the fifth player in City history to score 30 goals in a season in Norwich`s 2009-10 League One title-winning season. With only 2 league goals to his name this season, Holt will be eager to add his tally on Saturday.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:danielqpr
Date:Wednesday October 13 2010
Time: 7:02PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
A good honest club arriving at Loftus Road this Saturday! What a change from our last home game...looking forward to it!!
Wrightboy
13/10/2010 21:46:00
0
yea should be good, but our defence should be able to deal with holt tbh
big ash
14/10/2010 09:03:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

QPR - Football League Dates 2016/17

The Football League, or the brainless EFL rebrand, have today released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.

Who Will QPR Face In 2016/17 (26/4/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Stats: QPR v Reading

All the stats from QPR (1) vs (1) Reading, Loftus Road, 23.04.16 - 15.00 Att: 16225

Hall Heads QPR To Point

QUEENS Park Rangers and Reading played out a 1-1 draw in another end of season damp squib at Loftus Road.

While it was fairly even as a contest, Reading`s profligacy in front of goal preserved

Archived Vital QPR Articles

Vital QPR articles from
As featured on NewsNow: Real Madrid news
Real Madrid News 24/7  

Site Journalists

Boxer
Editor email
Profile
sandydl
no email
Profile
Superhoop50
no email
Profile
danielqpr
no email
Profile
JackSupple
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v Reading
Suggested By:
Ingram30%
Perch0%
Onuoha5%
Hall5%
Kpekawa0%
Phillips0%
Faurlin25%
Luongo10%
Gladwin0%
Chery20%
Polter0%
Petrasso5%
El-Khayati0%
Washington0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
2 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 44 23 11 10 80 31
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 24
6 Sheff Wed 44 18 17 9 71 19
7 Cardiff 44 17 16 11 67 8
8 Ipswich 44 16 15 13 63 0
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 44 17 8 19 59 -2
11 Preston 44 14 16 14 58 -1
12 Leeds Utd 44 14 16 14 58 -7
13 Q.P.R. 44 13 18 13 57 0
14 Wolves 44 13 15 16 54 -6
15 Reading 44 13 13 18 52 -4
16 Huddersfield 44 13 12 19 51 -3
17 Forest 44 12 15 17 51 -5
18 Blackburn 44 11 16 17 49 -3
19 Rotherham 44 13 10 21 49 -13
20 Bristol City 44 12 13 19 49 -20
21 Fulham 44 11 15 18 48 -11
R MK Dons 44 9 12 23 39 -28
R Charlton 44 8 13 23 37 -38
R Bolton 44 4 15 25 27 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

May 2 2016 4:45PM : Burnley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2016 12:30PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.QPR4Me29
2.Superhoop5028
3.sandydl8
4.Clarets R Mad7
5.jezza996
6.NZ ranger5
7.qprharrod5
8.rodneeranger4
9.jdqpr18824
10.harrow-ranger4