|Full name||Brett Trevor Holman|
|Date of birth||March 27, 1984|
|Place of birth||Bankstown, Australia|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 91⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder . Forward|
|Current club||Brisbane Roar|
| Parramatta Power|
→ Excelsior (loan)
| 13 (5)|
| Australia U17|
| 10 (3)|
Brett Trevor Holman (born 27 March 1984) is an Australian professional footballer who plays for Brisbane Roar in the A-League as an attacking midfielder.
Born in Sydney, Holman played youth football for Northern Spirit before making his senior debut for Parramatta Power. He then moved to the Netherlands, where he played for a number of years before moving to Aston Villa in 2012 to play in the English Premier League. Holman moved to the UAE one year later, before returning to Australia to play for Brisbane Roar in 2016.
Holman represented Australia over 60 times between 2006 and 2013, scoring eight goals. This included goals at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2011 AFC Asian Cup. He had previously represented Australia several times at youth level, including travelling to the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship.
Holman played for Northern Spirit and Parramatta Power in Australia before moving to Dutch football club Feyenoord in 2002. Once in the Netherlands he played for SBV Excelsior on loan before NEC Nijmegen signed him in 2006.
On 7 April 2007 Holman scored two goals for NEC Nijmegen against Eredivisie leaders, PSV Eindhoven. He was named man of the match, as NEC Nijmegen won 2–1. He was signed by AZ Alkmaar manager Louis van Gaal in the European summer of 2008 for €3m.
On 1 November 2008 Holman scored his first goal for AZ Alkmaar in a 3–3 away draw against SC Heerenveen at the Abe Lenstra Stadion in Heerenveen after coming on as a second-half replacement for Nick van der Velden.
During most of the AZ Alkmaar's title-winning 2008–2009 Eredivisie season Holman struggled for starting opportunities and at the end of the campaign was rumoured to be on his way out at the club. However, he was retained and was given more playing time under the new manager.
Under Dick Advocaat Holman has been given substantially more game time, including a number of appearances in the UEFA Europa League. On matchday 6, Holman impressed in AZ Alkmaar's 1–1 draw against Standard Liege.
In March 2012, Holman signed a pre-contract agreement with Aston Villa, to join the club when his AZ contract expired that summer.
On 1 July 2012, Holman officially became an Aston Villa player. On 14 July Holman scored on his debut, in a 2–1 victory against Burton Albion in the first match of pre-season. He then scored his second goal for Villa in another pre-season match, this time against Peterborough United in a 2–0 victory on 1 August 2012. On 1 December 2012, Holman scored his first league goal away at QPR. He then followed this up with his first League Cup goal for Villa, scoring the first of four in a 4–1 victory over Norwich City in the quarter-finals.
On 21 June 2013, he was released by mutual consent at the end of the 2012–13 season. He then joined Al Nasr in Dubai, signing a two-year contract.
Brisbane Roar On 1 September 2016, it was confirmed that he had signed for Brisbane Roar in the A-League on a 2 year deal where he will be paid within the cap in the first year and as marquee in the second year.
On 1 September 2016, it was confirmed that he had signed for Brisbane Roar in the A-League on a 2 year deal where he will be paid within the cap in the first year and as marquee in the second year.
Holman made his international debut for Australia in 2006 against Bahrain.
On 19 June 2010, Holman scored the opening goal against Ghana at the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa in a 1–1 draw, following up from a Marco Bresciano free kick. On 24 June 2010, he then scored the second goal in the final group stage match against Serbia with a swerving 25-yard drive. On 10 January 2011, Holman scored the third goal in Australia's 4–0 win over India in the Asian Cup. Holman scored a crucial equaliser for Australia against Oman in Sydney on 26 March 2013 in a World Cup Qualifier.
On 30 April 2014, Holman announced his retirement from international football.
- As of 11 November 2016
|SBV Excelsior (loan)||2002–03||Eredivisie||30||6||2||0||0||0||32||6|
|Aston Villa||2012–13||Premier League||27||1||2||1||0||0||29||2|
|Al-Nasr||2013–14||UAE Arabian Gulf League||26||3||2||0||0||0||28||3|
|Emirates Club||2015–16||UAE Arabian Gulf League||20||5||3||0||0||0||23||5|
|1.||24 March 2007||Yuexiushan Stadium, Guangzhou, China||China||1–0||2–0||Friendly|
|2.||24 May 2010||Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia||New Zealand||2–1||2–1||Friendly|
|3.||19 June 2010||Royal Bafokeng Stadium, Rustenburg, South Africa||Ghana||1–0||1–1||2010 FIFA World Cup|
|4.||23 June 2010||Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit, South Africa||Serbia||2–0||2–1||2010 FIFA World Cup|
|5.||7 September 2010||Stadion Miejski, Kraków, Poland||Poland||1–0||2–1||Friendly|
|6.||10 January 2011||Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar||India||4–0||4–0||2011 AFC Asian Cup|
|7.||11 October 2011||Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia||Oman||1–0||3–0||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|8.||15 November 2011||Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand||Thailand||1–0||1–0||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|9.||26 March 2013||Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia||Oman||2–2||2–2||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- Eredivisie: 2008–09
- Dutch Super Cup: 2009
- UAE League Cup: 2014–15
- UAE President's Cup: 2014–15
- OFC U-17 Championship: 2001
- FFA Male Footballer of the Year: 2012
- Brett Holman at Soccerway
|Brisbane Roar FC squad - 2019-20|
1 Crocombe · 2 Neville · 4 Bowles · 5 Aldred · 6 Gillesphey · 7 Ingham · 8 Pepper · 10 Inman · 12 O'Neill · 13 Mauk · 14 Mells · 15 Reardon · 19 Hingert · 20 Amadi-Holloway · 21 Young · 22 McGing · 23 Wenzel-Halls · 24 O'Toole · 25 Akbari · 26 O'Shea · 27 Trewin · 28 Powell · 29 Courtney-Perkins · 31 Freke ·