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Derek Holmes

Personal information
Full nameDerek Holmes
Date of birth11 October 1978(age 38)
Place of birthLanark, Scotland
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current clubAirdrie United

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Derek Holmes (born 11 October 1978 in Lanark, Scotland) is a Scottish association footballer whose role is a play linking forward to set up team mates in attack. While lacking pace Holmes is big, strong and difficult to knock off the ball. He has good game awareness and is effective in linking with team mates whether he is facing or with his back to goal. Holmes' career is notable for five successful promotion campaigns with four different clubs. Included in these successes are two divisional titles. On 19th May 2011 he was released by Queen of the South and joined Airdrie United in July 2011.

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