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20 September 2019

“I am living my dream and Gillingham was the club that gave me my chance"

Tomas Holy is relishing his first game back at Gillingham following his summer move to Portman Road.

The 27-year-old goalkeeper clocked up more than 100 appearances for the Kent club in two and a half years there, becoming a favourite with the supporters, before joining Town as a free agent in July.

“Gillingham was a great experience for me and I will never have anything bad to say about them,” Tomas told the Club website.

“All my life I have wanted to play in England. I saw it as having the best league in the world. Maybe I felt my size would help me in England as well, rather than in Italy or Spain where it’s more tactical.

“I am living my dream and Gillingham was the club that gave me my chance in England.

“My agent used to be a team-mate of mine from our time together in the international team at U15, U16. He called me out of nowhere and said let’s meet up. He said: ‘what do you want to do Tomas?’ I said ‘play in England’. Two months later he found me a club, Gillingham. I had a trial for a week and then signed.

“I had a great time there but I want to test myself as high as I can in the league and I think at Ipswich, there is more ambition to get into the Championship and perhaps higher.”

Town fans are reminded that it’s unreserved seating at Gillingham with more than 2000 making the trip. Click here for full information.

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