Jason Holt has taken a trip down memory lane to remember his stint as a youngster at Hearts.
The midfielder is a product off the Jambos youth academy production line. He went on to make over 60 apperances in maroon before a move to Rangers.
Holt admits that the Tynecastle club gave him a ‘great platform.’
He told the Evening Telegraph (page 36, 04/11/19): “I started at Hearts and was one of a number of young players who came through at Tynecastle.
“We were given chances in the first team from a very young age and that has stood us in good stead. It was a great platform.”
Holt was a promising Hearts prospect
The current St Johnstone midfielder, currently on loan from Rangers, made his Jambos debut against Dundee United on the final day of the 2010/11 season.
Hearts sent him to Raith Rovers for experience and the midfielder began to feature a bit more following this period.
He left Hearts for Ibrox in 2015 and since then he has made just under 100 appearances in Glasgow. He’s been frozen out in recent seasons though and has found himself out on loan at Fleetwood Town and currently St Johnstone.
It was the Jambos, however, who gave him that ‘platform’ to make his name in the professional game.