Robson hails returning star and provides update on ex-Fulham & Everton men

08:40 19 November 2012

Barnet

Barnet's Manager Mark Robson

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Barnet joint head coach Mark Robson was delighted to see the return of Ricky Holmes to the Bees side.

The winger has been out of action for the past few weeks due to an ankle injury but made an immediate impact – winning the penalty from which Barnet equalised.

“It’s good to see him back in,” Robson said. “We’ve missed him and his qualities. We saw tonight some of the stuff that he done was first class.

“It’s good to have him back. He’s a thorn in anybody’s side.

“I think he’ll be okay. He was tired. He had been out for a while. He’s full of effort Ricky.

“He doesn’t stop running to be fair to him. It was, literally, bring him off, make a change. While he was tired we wanted to make sure he didn’t pull anything.”

However, it’s not all good news as John Oster is set to continue his spell on the sidelines, along with Collins John.

“I’m not sure with John Oster,” Robson added.

“He’s obviously a player of experience that is a big player for the team. We hope to get him back sooner or later.

“Collins John is not yet fit to play. I don’t think he’ll be fit for Tuesday.

“I couldn’t give you a time at the moment.”

Related articles

Promotions

BT Home Smart Cam

When I was first told by my boss that I would be doing a review on the BT Smart Cam 100 I didn’t quite know what to expect. Before even looking at the product I was picturing it as nothing more than a web cam with a fancy name.

AGA Living Subscription

Every issue of AGA Living magazine is packed full of celebrity AGA owner interviews, interior and design features, ideas to inspire your culinary imagination, mouth-watering recipes and inspirational shopping ideas.

Three Grand Prix left. Could there be some prize steers in Austin? Or will the race be a Tex-Mess for leader Hamilton?

It’s cost Rio Ferdinand a £25k fine and a three-match ban, but what do people think of the word sket?

The champions now have a second screen experience for those at the game. But would you use it?

Quizzes

Ian Wright scores for Crystal Palace in the 1990 FA Cup final against Manchester United. Picture: PA

Crystal Palace are not short of a legend or two, whether it be from decades gone by or more recent times.

Read more