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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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  • Everton v Norwich City Preview
    Everton v Norwich City Preview

    After a promising start to the season, based on two sublime victories against Newcastle United and Man City, that now seems a very long time ago as Norwich City sit at the bottom of the table with only a draw at Bournemouth to hang any hope on.

    Who possibly could have predicted the extent of injur...

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  • Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises
    Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises

    "Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises"

    Will of Stratford (Warks. not E11) usually hit the mark but he showed exceptional prescience in anticipating the autumn of 2019 over 400 years ago. If only he had been acquainted with but two of the flurry of twenty-first-century acronyms - VAR and WTO –...

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  • Luck of the Irish needed
    Luck of the Irish needed

    Daniel Farke's press conferences appear to have made a slight change.

    The level of information provided as to injuries have increased. In the past some injuries appear to have been kept quiet. Timm Klose’s knee operation being an example. This week we discovered Ben Godfrey has been subjected to h...

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

    Norwich City have had a tough start this season with Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea all faced in the first five games. Before the season started I had expected more than six points. The reality is much different as nobody expected the horrendous injury problems, Zimmerman and Hernandez out before we k...

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

    Arguably it was a perfect time last weekend for Burnley to play Norwich and the worst time for Watford to face Manchester City. Watford certainly experienced the sting on the tail from the niggled Citizens, the Canaries had to get themselves up for Burnley after the adrenaline-fuelled, energy-sappin...

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  • Burnley v Norwich City Preview
    Burnley v Norwich City Preview

    Well, where do we go from here? Last Saturday makes football worthwhile. Always expecting the unexpected whether Norwich City are the nailed on favourites or the rank outsiders.

    The two-season journey with Stuart Webber and Daniel Farke have been extraordinary on many levels. Removing the deadwood...

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  • Ben Stokes, Brexit and turning over the Citizens
    Ben Stokes, Brexit and turning over the Citizens

    Well, that’s another season over. Now, what was I saying five months ago?

    The CWC: what a competition and what a final. Given his past misdemeanours, Ben Stokes might have to wait for that knighthood but it will come in the end. Just ask Sir Geoffrey.

    The Ashes: despite Stokes at Headingley, it...

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