Battle of the Day: Norwich City’s Grant Holt v Manchester United’s Rio Ferdinand

15:41 25 February 2012

Grant Holt will relish a potential match-up with Rio Ferdinand. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

Grant Holt will relish a potential match-up with Rio Ferdinand. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

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Grant Holt underlined his value to the Canaries with a watching brief in last weekend’s FA Cup fifth round exit to Leicester.

The captain’s 11 goals in 26 appearances are a more than decent top flight return to date.

Holt will relish a potential match-up with the one-time England star.

Age has forced Ferdinand to modify his game in recent times, but he is still a class act.

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  • I've seen mice that are longer than this article.

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    Canaryfan 25

    Sunday, February 26, 2012

  • Pretty short article. Has the rest been ethered?

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    The Crab

    Sunday, February 26, 2012

  • Perhaps they`ve taken allegations of prolixity to heart, Crab!

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, February 26, 2012

  • 1 time england star? last i looked at list of england defenders ,ferdinand is the best england have, so grant holt has 11 in 26 and doesnt get in england squad,but frasier campell who has 3 in 3years,is in,,,y?

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    Saturday, February 25, 2012

  • btw, Crab, Holty`s promised to play nicely with little Rio and not get all aggressive like he did with young boy Terry v Chelski.

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, February 26, 2012

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