Nottingham Forest - Holt - 'Come And Get Me' Plea To Carlisle
UK time is: 09:24:36
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Holt - 'Come And Get Me' Plea To Carlisle

Grant Holt was resigned to the bench for most of the last campaign and finished the season on loan at Championship side Blackpool, but it now looks as though his Forest days are over.

Holt finished the 2006/7 season as the clubs' top scorer and Player of the Year, but found himself starting last season as a sub for most games and never really found his goalscoring touch.

In fairness to him, he was often played out of position on the wing, which never suited his style play with him being a more orthodox striker. That said, rumours of a fall out with the boss and a lack of form meant his days at the City Ground were numbered.

After failing to make an impact at Blackpool, it now seems his services are in demand again, with Hartlepool and Bristol Rovers wanting him. Holt though seems less than keen on these two and would much prefer a move to his hometown and the club he supports, Carlisle.

Holt told the Hartlepool Mail. 'If Carlisle came knocking and everything was right, it's an opportunity I would love to take. Anybody who knows me is aware of how much I support Carlisle. But I have to keep my options open.'

He still has a year left on his Forest contract, so there is the small chance of a fee, but it looks as though Calderwood will let him go for nothing as he clearly doesn't figure in his plans.





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 3 2008

Time: 7:19AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Odd that - he's vowed to stay & fight for his place today - perhaps no-one wants him OR they won't pay what we are - thus seeing out his final year sat in the ressies as the highest paid player!
Our Kids Dad
Report Abuse
03/06/2008 13:11:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Backroom Changes For Dougie (Friday July 3 2015)

Jamie Ward Is A Red!! (Thursday July 2 2015)

Forest Confirm Four Departures! (Thursday July 2 2015)

Forest Confirm Mills Arrival (Wednesday July 1 2015)

Two Forest Games On Sky Sports (Tuesday June 30 2015)

Maynard In On Trial (Monday June 29 2015)

Burnley Make Bid For Forest Player! (Thursday June 25 2015)

Wednesday Transfer Update (Wednesday June 24 2015)

Archived Nottingham Forest Articles

List All Vital Forest Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0

Nottingham Forest Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Bees Close In On Chelsea Midfielder
Brentford : 04/07/2015 09:15:00
Fulham To Make Bid For Tarkowski?
Brentford : 04/07/2015 09:05:01
LUFC More players that will not be joining Leeds this season
Leeds Utd : 04/07/2015 08:16:01
LUFC Redfearn leaving Leeds
Leeds Utd : 04/07/2015 08:01:00
LUFC On This Day - July 4th
Leeds Utd : 04/07/2015 07:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Cardiff MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Darlow 4%
Kane 2%
Hobbs 2%
Lascelles 8%
Mancienne 2%
Lansbury 4%
Gardner 13%
Vaughan 4%
Burke 2%
Blackstock 19%
Antonio 4%
Sub - Akpom 2%
Sub - Paterson 6%
Sub - Osborn 28%