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Darlington Football Club

Omar Holness

Midfielder / Born 13th March 1994

Omar Holness

Squad number 17

Jamaican international Omar originally signed for Darlington after playing in the USA for Real Salt Lake City, Real Monarchs and Bethlehem Steel.

A tough tackling midfielder, Omar scored his first goal for the club in the home win over FC United on 6th April.

He signed for the 2019-20 season after a successful pre-season build up.

The midfielder has played for his country at Under 17, Under 20, Under 23 and senior level.

In his first spell at the club, he made 42 appearances, scoring 7 goals.

He left the club at the end of the 2019-20 season, but returned in October, and he went on to make 11 appearances for us.