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  • Norwich City v Bournemouth Preview
    Norwich City v Bournemouth Preview

    It's interesting that all season long so many Norwich City players have been rumoured with moves to bigger clubs.

    Rather than having a team of big-time Charlies, Farke has created a solid team that won the Championship and played unselfishly for each other.

    With a low wage bill individually and...

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  • 2019... All’s well that ends well?
    2019... All’s well that ends well?

    "All’s well that ends well." OK, Willy of Stratford you weren’t wrong and when Act V resolves all the plot lines in a manner that leaves the audience with a sense that justice has been done and - even if multiple corpses strew the stage - the route to a better future has been opened.

    But what if i...

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  • Norwich City v Crystal Palace Preview
    Norwich City v Crystal Palace Preview

    The Norwich City players left everything on the pitch on Saturday and I believe Spurs can count themselves very fortunate to come away with one point.

    Tottenham players could not relax on the ball, they were continually pressed which led to the lost possession for both the first goal and the disal...

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  • Aston Villa v Norwich City Preview
    Aston Villa v Norwich City Preview

    The predictability of starting well, getting ahead of the game and then running out of steam and/or mentally expecting a rally from the opposition appears to become embedded into the mindset of the players and fans. Unlike Sheffield United when the game and Carrow Road went completely flat, the play...

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  • Norwich City v Wolves Preview
    Norwich City v Wolves Preview

    Expectations of Norwich City fans, with the minimal exception of mega confident fanatics, were exceeded at the King Power Stadium last weekend.

    The team were well drilled and everyone played their part. Not only was the attacking threat of Leicester reduced to a status of ‘controlled’, but the Can...

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  • A tale of two halves
    A tale of two halves

    There were smiles at halftime at Carrow Road on Sunday and positivity from all I spoke to. Norwich City had controlled the first 47 minutes, played on the front foot, created chances, produced a superb strike from Alex Tettey and avoided defensive set-pieces whilst safely protecting Krul in goal.

    I...

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  • James Maddison - England international and key performer at the King Power Stadium
    James Maddison - England international and key performer at the King Power Stadium

    The career of James Maddison has continued to flourish since leaving Carrow Road for Leicester City.

    Maddison has developed into a key performer at the King Power. His ability to have great vision and thread a pass suits the speedy attacking style of the Foxes. He has an eye for a goal and offers...

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  • Norwich City v Sheffield United Preview
    Norwich City v Sheffield United Preview

    As expected, some Norwich City fans are talking up the probable inevitability of relegation and some questioning the capability of Daniel Farke and his team.

    Tuesday’s woeful performance at Southampton and especially the first half did provoke lots of questions for fans and management alike. The...

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  • Is it time to discuss the ‘R’ word?
    Is it time to discuss the ‘R’ word?

    Things were looking up.

    Our first away win followed by a rousing performance against Arsenal and City were on an unbeaten run. Thoughts went back to a Grant Holt 1-0 victory when City wee in a similar lowly position before going on a 10 game unbeaten run towards mid-table security.

    The South...

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  • Southampton v Norwich City Preview
    Southampton v Norwich City Preview

    Norwich City gave everything against Arsenal on Sunday and were unlucky not to have gained all three points. The City fans were magnificent in getting behind the team for the final push in the dying moments of the game.

    The Gunners, as have been their problem for some time, is that whilst their at...

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  • Norwich City v Arsenal Preview
    Norwich City v Arsenal Preview

    After a run of dodgy results, the Watford game was viewed as a potential form changer to start climbing the table.

    The result and performance leading into the international break was not a positive one on either level as Watford enjoyed a straightforward evening.

    The international break provide...

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  • Can you successfully predict the outcome?
    Can you successfully predict the outcome?

    Sometimes it takes just one event for the mood music to change. When all seemed desperate after the Watford result, 95 minutes at Goodison Park could have provided that event.

    One returning German – who would have had no chance of securing enough points to be granted a post-Brexit work visa when...

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