Duane Holmes

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Duane Holmes
Personal information
Full name Duane Octavious Holmes[1]
Date of birth (1994-11-06) November 6, 1994 (age 24)[2]
Place of birth Columbus, Georgia, United States
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Derby County
Number 23
Youth career
2002–2013 Huddersfield Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Huddersfield Town 22 (1)
2014Yeovil Town (loan) 5 (0)
2014Bury (loan) 6 (0)
2016–2018 Scunthorpe United 78 (10)
2018– Derby County 27 (2)
National team
2019– United States 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 September 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 9, 2019

Duane Octavious Holmes (born November 6, 1994) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Derby County and the United States national team.

Early life[edit]

Born in Columbus, Georgia, United States, Holmes has an American father and an English mother. He moved to England, with his mother, at the age of 4, living in Wakefield. Though he has dual American-British nationality, he identifies as American. He has played for junior clubs Kellingley Welfare and Normanton Athletic before joining Huddersfield Town from U-9 level and then in May 2011, Holmes was among ten teenagers to be "handed two-year academy deals.[3]

In 2013, Holmes was shortlisted for the Football League Championship Apprentice of the Year.[4] However, Holmes lost it to Dimitar Evtimov. Then in May 2013, Holmes signed a two-year contract, with the club having an option to extend for a further year.[5]

Playing career[edit]

Huddersfield Town[edit]

Having been included in the first team, Holmes was given number 38 shirt.[6] Holmes made his début for the Terriers in the Football League Cup game against Hull City at the KC Stadium on September 24, 2013, coming on as a substitute for fellow débutante Daniel Carr.[7] He made his first league début in the 1–1 draw against Blackpool at the John Smith's Stadium on September 27, 2013, setting up the equalizer for James Vaughan.[8] After the match, Manager Mark Robins praised Holmes' performance.[9] He made his first start for the Terriers in the 3–2 win over Leeds United on October 26, before being subbed at half-time for Sean Scannell.[10]

At the start of the 2014–15 season, Holmes switched number shirt from thirty-nine to nineteen.[11] Holmes made his first appearance for the club, in the second round of Football League Cup, as Huddersfield Town lost 2–0 to Nottingham Forest.[12] At the end of the season, Holmes was offered a new contract by the club[13] and on June 22, 2015, Holmes signed a contract with the club.[14]

Loan spells[edit]

On February 20, 2014, Holmes was sent out on a month's loan to fellow Championship side Yeovil Town.[15] Holmes made his debut the following Saturday against Doncaster Rovers, earning a penalty which won Yeovil the match 1–0.[16] Despite Manager Gary Johnson was keen to extend Holmes' loan spell,[17] Holmes returned to Huddersfield Town on March 17, 2014, with his loan prematurely ended having started all five of his games at Yeovil.[18]

On August 30, 2014, after making just one substitute appearance at the start of the season, Holmes joined League Two side Bury on loan until January 5, 2015.[19] Holmes made his Bury debut on the next day, coming on as a substitute for Nicky Adams in the 79th minutes, in a 2–1 win against Accrington Stanley.[20] Holmes returned to Huddersfield Town on October 29, 2014, with his loan prematurely ended having started six of his games at Bury, mostly coming from as a substitute.[21]

Scunthorpe United[edit]

Holmes signed for Scunthorpe United on July 7, 2016, following his release from Huddersfield Town.

He made his first appearance in an Iron shirt during the EFL CUP round 1 tie with Notts County on Tuesday August 9, 2016. Holmes came off the bench to help earn a 2–0 victory AET. He went on to make his full debut the following Saturday August 13 away at Fleetwood Town. [22]

Derby County[edit]

Holmes signed for Derby County on August 9, 2018, for an undisclosed fee.[23]

International career[edit]

Born in the United States and raised in England to an American father and English mother, Holmes is eligible to play for the United States and England, and has expressed interest in representing the United States.[24] In May 2019, he was named in the 40-man provisional United States squad for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[25]

He made his senior team debut on June 5, 2019 against Jamaica.[26] The following day, he was named in the final 23-man roster for the 2019 Gold Cup, but was forced to withdraw from the squad prior to the start of the tournament due to injury, being replaced by Djordje Mihailovic.[27]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 13 September 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Huddersfield Town 2013–14[28] Championship 16 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 19 0
2014–15[29] 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2015–16[30] 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
Huddersfield total 22 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 26 1
Yeovil Town (loan) 2013–14[28] Championship 5 0 0 0 5 0
Bury (loan) 2014–15[29] League Two 6 0 0 0 1[a] 0 7 0
Scunthorpe United 2016–17[31] League One 32 3 1 0 2 0 4[b] 0 39 3
2017–18[32] 45 7 3 0 2 1 4[c] 1 54 9
2018–19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Scunthorpe total 78 10 4 0 4 1 8 1 94 12
Derby County 2018–19[33] Championship 25 2 4 0 1 0 2 0 32 2
2019–20[34] 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Derby total 27 2 4 0 2 0 2 0 35 2
Career total 138 13 10 0 8 1 11 1 167 14

International[edit]

As of June 10, 2019.

National Team Year Apps Goals
United States 2019 2 0
Total 2 0

Source: US Soccer

  1. ^ Appearance in the Football League Trophy
  2. ^ Three appearances in the EFL Trophy and one in the League One play-offs
  3. ^ Two Appearance in the EFL Trophy and two in the League One play-offs

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional Retain List & Free Transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. June 3, 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 17, 2013. Retrieved September 29, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Player Profile Duane Holmes". Huddersfield Town A.F.C. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved September 28, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. ^ "Huddersfield Town announce new academy players". The Huddersfield Examiner. May 11, 2011. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  4. ^ "Huddersfield Town up for three prizes in Football League Awards 2013". The Huddersfield Examiner. February 20, 2013. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  5. ^ "FIRST YEAR PROS AGREE TOWN DEALS". Huddersfield Town A.F.C. March 26, 2013. Archived from the original on March 30, 2015. Retrieved March 30, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  6. ^ "2013/14 SQUAD NUMBERS CONFIRMED". Huddersfield Town A.F.C. June 28, 2013. Archived from the original on December 29, 2014. Retrieved March 30, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  7. ^ "Hull City 1 – 0 Huddersfield Town". BBC Sport. September 24, 2013. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  8. ^ "Huddersfield Town 1 – 1 Blackpool". BBC Sport. September 27, 2013. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  9. ^ "Huddersfield Town boss hails performance of Duane Holmes and other youngsters in loss to Hull City". The Huddersfield Examiner. September 25, 2013. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  10. ^ "Huddersfield Town 3 – 2 Leeds United". BBC Sport. October 26, 2013. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  11. ^ "2014/15 SQUAD NUMBERS REVEALED". Huddersfield Town A.F.C. July 3, 2014. Archived from the original on March 30, 2015. Retrieved March 30, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  12. ^ "Huddersfield Town 0 – 2 Nottingham Forest". BBC Sport. August 26, 2014. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  13. ^ "Duane Holmes among 10 Huddersfield Town players offered new terms". The Huddersfield Examiner. May 5, 2015. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
  14. ^ "CONTRACT UPDATE". Huddersfield Town A.F.C. June 22, 2015. Archived from the original on June 22, 2015. Retrieved July 9, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  15. ^ "Duane Holmes: Huddersfield midfielder joins Yeovil on loan". BBC Sport. February 20, 2014. Retrieved February 20, 2014.
  16. ^ "Yeovil 1–0 Doncaster". BBC Sport. February 22, 2014. Retrieved February 22, 2014.
  17. ^ "Transfer news: Yeovil Town consider extending Duane Holmes' loan deal". Sky Sports. March 20, 2014. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  18. ^ "Duane Holmes: Yeovil Town end loan of Huddersfield midfielder". BBC Sport. March 17, 2014. Retrieved March 17, 2014.
  19. ^ "HOLMES LOANED TO BURY". Huddersfield Town A.F.C. August 30, 2014. Archived from the original on March 30, 2015. Retrieved March 30, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  20. ^ "Bury 2–1 Accrington Stanley". BBC Sport. August 30, 2014. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  21. ^ "Huddersfield Town recall Duane Holmes from Bury". BBC Sport. October 29, 2014. Retrieved March 30, 2015.
  22. ^ "Duane Holmes: Ex-Huddersfield Town midfielder joins Scunthorpe United". BBC Sport. July 7, 2016. Retrieved July 8, 2016.
  23. ^ "Rams swoop to complete deadline day move for Holmes". Derby County F.C. August 9, 2018. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  24. ^ "American Exports: Huddersfield Town's Duane Holmes dreams of Rio 2016 Olympic glory". MLS Soccer. May 1, 2014. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
  25. ^ "Provisional 40-Player Rosters Announced for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup". Concacaf Gold Cup. May 20, 2019. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
  26. ^ https://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2019/06/usmnt-falls-1-0-to-jamaica-in-washington-dc
  27. ^ https://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2019/06/injury-forces-duane-holmes-to-withdraw-from-us-mens-national-team-roster-for-2019-concacaf-gold-cup
  28. ^ a b "Games played by Duane Holmes in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  29. ^ a b "Games played by Duane Holmes in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  30. ^ "Games played by Duane Holmes in 2015/2016". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  31. ^ "Games played by Duane Holmes in 2016/2017". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  32. ^ "Games played by Duane Holmes in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved September 27, 2017.
  33. ^ "Games played by Duane Holmes in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  34. ^ "Games played by Duane Holmes in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved September 14, 2019.

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