Ipswich Town A-Z: H is for Matt Holland

Matt Holland celebrates his goal against Derby County in his last game for the club back in 2003.
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Matt Holland celebrates his goal against Derby County in his last game for the club back in 2003. Picture: Alex Severn/Professional Sport - Credit: Jason Cairnduff

Over the course of the off-season, we’ll be bringing you some superb nostalgia videos looking at the A-Z of Ipswich Town.

Today we arrive at the letter H - which in our countdown is legendary former Town skipper Matt Holland.

Holland, one of the best midfield signings Town ever made, arrived from Bournemouth in the summer of 1997.

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He would go on to make more than 300 appearances for the Blues, scoring 45 goals and leading Town to the Premier League in that famous play-off final win over Barnsley in 2000.

Holland left the Blues for Charlton in 2003, where he finished his career.

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What are your memories of Holland's time at Town? Let us know below!

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