| Author, Journalist|
Alice, Edie, Joe.
| Oliver Charles T Holt
22 May 1966 (age 49)
Manchester, England (1966-05-22) |
Sarah Holt (?-present, 3 children)
Eileen Derbyshire, Benito Mussolini, Martin Samuel, Henry Winter
Oliver Holt Wikipedia
Oliver Charles T Holt (born 22 May 1966) is an English sports journalist who writes for the newspaper The Mail on Sunday in the United Kingdom. He is the son of Thomas Holt and actress Eileen Derbyshire and is an avid Stockport County supporter.
He attended the King's School, Macclesfield from 1977–1984. He then read history at Christ Church, Oxford, before studying newspaper journalism at the Cardiff School of Journalism. He started his journalistic career at the Liverpool Echo, and after three years moved to The Times as Motor Racing Correspondent in 1993. He graduated to Chief Football Writer in 1996 in time to cover England's hosting of the Euro Championships that summer, and then to Chief Sports Correspondent in 2000. Highlights of his time at The Times was covering the 1998 FIFA World Cup and the 2000 Summer Olympics.
He joined the Daily Mirror in 2002 as the Chief Sports Writer, where he has covered many notable sports events. He left the paper in February 2015, to replace Patrick Collins at The Mail on Sunday.
Holt is a regular guest on the Sunday Supplement.2004 What the Papers Say Best Sports Writer award
2005 Sports Writer of the Year
2006 Sports Journalist of the Year