Holt can forget about my wedding… he could be off to Euro 2012, says team-mate Fox
21:55 GMT, 25 March 2012
Norwich midfielder David Fox has told team-mate Grant Holt to forget about booking flights to his wedding this summer – in case he is on the plane to Poland and Ukraine.
Holt became the second-highest scoring English striker in the Premier League this season behind Wayne Rooney with two goals against Wolves.The double took him to 12 goals in the league and 14 in 31 games in all competitions.
Fox said: 'He is meant to be coming to Cyprus for my wedding. I don't know now.
In form: Norwich striker Grant Holt celebrates his opening goal on Saturday
'I have told him not to book his tickets yet. I will have to speak to him via video-link or something.
'I don't know whether to put him on the table plans just yet. I wouldn't be surprised if he is off to the Ukraine because there is only Rooney who has scored more than him. He wouldn't let anyone down.
'It could be two less people to pay for. We'd miss him. His dance moves are very good.'
The 30-year-old is known for his burly centre-forward play but his first goal against Wolves demonstrated the technical ability he possesses.
Running one-on-one with Wayne Hennessey in Wolves' net he deftly chipped the ball over the goalkeeper before running around him and nodding it in.
And manager Paul Lambert said: 'I think that he can be misconstrued as an old-fashioned No 9.
'He's got ability to play the game. His career has been up and down, in the lower reaches.'
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He has certainly flourished under Lambert who made him captain of the Canaries when he took the reins in 2009, shortly after Holt made his debut.
Since then he has averaged a goal every two games – netting 67 times in 123 games. And he has consistently made the step up each season.
In the 2009/10 campaign he finished as joint fourth top scorer in League One with 24 goals, in 2010/11 was fourth again with 21 Championship goals and has not looked out of place in the Premiership this season.
In fact he has found the net wherever he has played. Before Norwich he played throughout the Football League for nine different clubs and even had a spell in Singapore playing for Sengkang Marine.
And Lambert added: 'I think the last three years has been an incredible high for him, as it has for a number of lads.
'He's getting the rewards for that hard work, effort, graft, disappointments, knocks – all that.'