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@mattholland8 is the final peice of the jigsaw for @NonLgeChallenge

2 months ago By James McCafferty

BREAKING | Our final Legend is confirmed! Former Charlton, Ipswich & Bournemouth man @mattholland8 returns as skipper to face @corbytownfc!

After being released by Arsenal for being ‘too small’ Matt Holland went on to make 202 premier league appearances over spells at Ipswich and Charlton, and earned 49 caps for the Republic of Ireland

Holland will be remembered most for his consistency, playing 223 consecutive game for the Tractor Boys, only missing one league match in the six years he was at Portman Road, and that was due to being called up for international duty! Matt showed his leadership skills by being given the captains armband at both Ipswich and Charlton, guiding Ipswich to a 5th place finish in the premier league, and a spot in the UEFA Cup in their first season in the prem.

Matt Holland will also be wearing the armband for the legends this Sunday at Steel Park

The Full Legends team is as follows:

Mark Crossley
Danny Mills
Nigel Winterburn
Ian Harte
William Gallas
Matt Elliott
Alan Stubbs
Stan Varga
Darren Anderton
Chris Waddle
Danny Murphy
Matt Holland (Captain)
Stan Petrov
Trevor Sinclair
Eidur Gudjohnsen
Emile Heskey
Kevin Davies
Dion Dublin

The legends will be managed by Peter Reid, and commentary will be provided by Ian (Moose) Abrahams of talksport fame, and former Steelman player and current fountain of knowledge of all things football on BBC, Mark Lawrenson!

Tickets are priced at £10 adults, £5 OAP's and under 16's, and £2 for under 5's*.

To purchase tickets please Click Here

*An online booking fee applies per transaction

Updated 14:09 - 1 Aug 2017 by James McCafferty

Where next?

@NonLgeChallenge Tickets still on sale Tickets for the Corby Town v legends game will be on sale tonight at Steel park and tomorrow at the Town Centre
Penultimate player joins the @NonLgeChallenge squad We're delighted to announce former #LFC, #Fulham and England midfielder Danny Murphy has joined our Legends to face @corbytownfc on Sunday!

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