9. Grant HOLT

PUBLISHED: 16:36 03 July 2012 | UPDATED: 15:41 18 December 2012

Grant Holt

Grant Holt

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Norwich City's energetic and ever-willing striker - and captain - became the first Canary to score 30 goals in a season since Ron Davies in 1964.

Position: Striker

Age: 31

Born: Carlisle (4 April, 1981)

Height: 6ft.

Weight: 12st, 6lbs.

Date signed: 24 July, 2009

Signed from: Shrewsbury Town, undisclosed fee (believed to be 500,000)

Contract: June 2015

City debut: v Col Utd H (8 August, 2009)

Former clubs: Halifax Town, Barrow, Sheffield Wednesday, Rochdale, Nottingham Forest, Blackpool (loan), Shrewsbury Town

Season 2011/12 apps: 38 Goals: 17

Norwich City apps: 150 Goals: 74 (6th on all-time list)

Career:

Halifax Town (99-01): 2 starts, plus 6 as sub, 1 goal.
Barrow (01-03): 4 starts, 1 goal.
Sheff Wed (03-04): 15 starts, plus 15 as sub, 4 goals.
Rochdale (04-06): 83 starts, 42 goals.
Nottm Forest (06-08): 83 starts, plus 26 as sub, 24 goals.
Blackpool (loan, 08): 0 starts, plus 4 as sub, 0 goals.
Shrewsbury (08-09): 51 starts, 28 goals.

Total: 238 starts, plus 51 as sub, 100 goals.

Grant Holt was Bryan Gunn's fourth signing of the summer on July 24, 2009, joining from League Two side Shrewsbury Town after topping the League Two goalscoring charts in the 2008/09 season, scoring 28 goals for the Shrews.

Strong in the air, the club's 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12 Player of the Season leads the line superbly with an enormous appetite for hard work.

The City skipper scored 15 Premier League goals during the 2011/12 campaign.

Holt made club history to win the Player of the Year trophy three years running.

On July 3, 2012 he signed a new three-year deal with the Canaries.

He lies 6th in Norwich's list of all-time goalscorers with more than 70 goals.

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