Who gives a hoot about the Owls?
After all the excitement of last Saturday's Wessi show, plus the delight of beating another example of Yorkshire's past glory in Leeds United, the Yellows head off to Sheffield Wednesday on Sunday for the final league encounter of the 2017/18 season, so we can finally get in some cricket in before...Continue Reading
Norwich City v Leeds United Preview
Apparently the age when a youngster is most likely to be influenced is eight. Therefore, as a youngster, the early seventies allowed me to absorb a great Leeds United team with Billy Bremner, Peter Lorrimer, Mick Jones, Sniffer Clark, Jack Charlton… the list goes on and I am confident I could recite...Continue Reading
No stats, only misty eyes, memories and poetry
I will be watching the Leeds game through misty eyes doubtless. For the time has come to say goodbye to Wesley Hoolahan… Hoolahan… Wesley Hoolahan…
I have often been accused of buying my glasses from the “Hoolahan, rose tinted glasses company” but stand by my opinion. He has been man of the matc...Continue Reading
Wes the Magician and the Irish Messi
What we all expected has now come to pass: Wes Hoolahan will leave Norwich City at the end of this season after 10 eventful years in yellow and green. One glance at the nicknames he has acquired over his Canary tenure (“Wessi”, “The Magician”, “The Irish Messi”) reflects the impact that his perfor...Continue Reading
Stalin preferred five-year plans but it was unlikely that anyone would have wished to argue with him.
As for the Stuart Webber/Daniel Farke axis, I’m not sure whether any precise time-scale has been set for ‘the project’ (I’m still puzzled about when and why this term entered the football lexicon,...Continue Reading