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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
Policing Carrow Road in the 1950s
I have had the pleasure to chat with an 83-year-old Norwich boy, life long City fan and City policeman to find out how matches were controlled 60 years ago.
The ‘bobby’ who will remain anonymous was enlisted in November 1957 have served two years with the RAF Police whilst serving National Servic...Continue Reading
Next bright young thing?
Following on the heels of Todd Cantwell, Ben Godfrey, Jamal Lewis and Max Aaron, I was delighted to see Irish lad Adam Idah move up to the first-team squad. The Norwich City scouts have been busy this summer securing the next batch of youngsters who hope to have an impact on the future his...Continue Reading
Norwich City v Newcastle United Preview
My preview for the Liverpool match predicted a 4-0 defeat whilst my heart hoped for a 2-2 draw. How long would Norwich City have held out had Grant Hanley not sliced the ball into the net? Had Marco Stiepermann taken either of his early chances or Teemu Pukki pulled the trigger a little earlier, h...Continue Reading