Ricky Holmes

Southend United

Ricky joined Chelmsford’s youth team in 2004 and went on to become one of the Club’s top players, achieving promotion with the side to the Conference South in 2007/2008 season and winning the Club’s Player of the Year Award.

In the 2009/10 season, Ricky remained a regular started for Chelmsford and was the Club’s top scorer. He joined Barnet on a permanent move in the Summer of 2010.

Ricky demonstrated superb work ethic whilst at Barnet, quickly becoming a fan favourite. He won the Fan’s Player of the Season Award in the 2013/14 season, after 50 assists that campaign.

He moved to Charlton in 2016 and won the League Two title with the Club in the 2015/16 season. Ricky appeared 64 times, scoring 19 goals for the Club before moving to Championship Side Sheffield United in January 2018.

He spent the first half of the 2018/19 season on loan at Oxford United, before joining Gillingham on loan for the remainder of the season.