Reeves makes Brentford return
Aston Villa winger Brett Holman admits he has been given a
confidence boost after scoring his first goal for the club in their
1-1 draw with QPR.
The Australia international struck in the 8th minute to give
Villa the lead at Loftus Road only for Jamie Mackie to equalise 10
But Holman was delighted with his 20-yard strike and is hopeful
more will follow.
“In the last couple of games, keepers have made some great saves
from me,” Holman told the club’s official website.
“At Loftus Road, it was one of those where you hit it and you
think it’s on target, but knowing my luck lately you think he might
pull off a great save.
“But thankfully for me – and the boys – it went in. You’ve got
to wait until it actually goes over the line – and it did – so it
was a great feeling to get one.
“You don’t want to really concentrate on goals because your
strikers obviously are the main people who will score. But it’s
always nice to chip in and grab a couple.
“Attacking players always want to hit the net and it gives you
“I’ve scored goals for every club I’ve been with. Ratio-wise I
wouldn’t have a clue what my stats are but I have certainly scored
for all my teams.
“I think as an attacking player I’ve always pitched in with
goals. I’m happy with what I’ve done at previous clubs and
hopefully I can get a few more for this club.”
The 19-year-old was due to stay at Kingsmeadow until
Bees manager Uwe Rosler made the decision after his squad was
hit by a host of injuries.
In midfield alone Rosler has recently lost Kevin O’Connor, Tom
Adeyemi, Jonathan Douglas and Marcello Trotta to injury.
He said: “With injuries to experienced players, we are missing
Reeves, who played five games for AFC Wimbledon, will go
straight into the Brentford squad for their Johnstone’s Paint
Trophy tie at Southend.