UK time is: 02:52:23
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rams youngster finds a new Holmes

Rams youngster finds a new Holmes

Rams young winger Lee Holmes has joined League one side Walsall on-loan until the end of the season.

The 20-year-old was touted as a star in his early years but has failed to make the next step to regular first team football. He has been an unused substitute for the Rams twice in recent weeks but hasn't tasted first-team action since the last day of 2005/06.

The Saddlers sit in joint fourth spot on the table only four points from leaders Swansea and Coach Richard Money hopes Holmes can give his side a lift for their promotion push. He will join former Rams players Paul Boertien and Tommy Mooney at the Bescot Stadium.

Holmes made his debut for the Rams on Boxing Day 2002 against Grimsby Town and broke the record for the youngest ever Derby player, aged 15 years and 267 days.

Also that season he became the youngest player ever to play in the proper rounds of the FA Cup, a record since broken by Luke Freeman of Gillingham.

He has made 52 appearances for the club and scored two goals. The deal is signed and agreed, and is just awaiting Premier League clearance.




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: Peter Simcox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 11 2008

Time: 11:28AM

Your Comments

Is he any good, how many times has he been out on loan now then?
will it ever happen
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Stats: Blackpool v Derby County (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Rams Finances Show Debt Reduction (Thursday April 3 2014)

Vital Derby On Twitter (Tuesday April 1 2014)

Why Not Join Vital Derby? (Tuesday April 1 2014)

Archived Articles

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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Leicester City 42 27 9 6 +35 90
2. Burnley 43 24 14 5 +32 86
3. Derby County 43 23 9 11 +29 78
4. Q.P.R. 42 21 10 11 +15 73
5. Wigan 42 20 10 12 +17 70
6. Brighton 43 17 14 12 +12 65
7. Reading 43 17 13 13 +10 64

Breaking League News

Blackburn 0 Glovers 0
Yeovil : 18/04/2014 23:38:00
Opposing View: Ipswich Town
Watford : 18/04/2014 23:37:00
Top Display From The Latics - More To Follow
Wigan : 18/04/2014 23:23:00
Wigan : 18/04/2014 22:39:00
Boro chase more success
Middlesbrough : 18/04/2014 22:23:00
Rovers remain in relegation dogfight
Doncaster : 18/04/2014 21:36:00
Ten Owls wide awake as Cherries dream falters
Bournemouth : 18/04/2014 21:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Realistically where do you think The Rams will finish now?
Suggested By:  MikeC
Top Two 15%
Play-offs 66%
Just outside play-offs 0%
Mid-table 19%