1959: Manchester United
The story so far. Having made their way past non-league Ilford and fellow Division Three southers, Swindon Town, the Canaries were faced with the thrilling/frightening prospect of facing the might of Manchester United at Carrow Road on the second Saturday in January 1959.
One seven-year old su...Continue Reading
West Brom, Jordan Rhodes future and team changes
A solid point away at West Brom was my judgement from last Saturday whilst of course I am now desperate to see another City victory.
It's now four games since Norwich City won in the league which is a bit concerning. Having said that most City fans would have taken a point before the start of the...Continue Reading
Christmas, the cup, injuries and who's up next?
Up until Christmas, Norwich City had produced nine wins, two draws and only one defeat with the loss being an extremely unfortunate League Cup away defeat to Bournemouth.
From Boxing Day the return has been only two draws and two defeats, the loss arguably resultant from our first piece of bad l...Continue Reading
City's No. 1
Fundamentally, I believe it was a master stroke from the Canaries management to sign the Dutch keeper Tim Krul this season. My principal reason being the opportunity to ensure a balance of experience and youth. Here are my thoughts the positives and negatives of the player.
On the negative side, K...Continue Reading
1959... Manchester United awaits?
The story so far. Sixty years ago, in mid-November, the Canaries beat Ilford 3-1 in the first round of the FA Cup. At the time, it seemed unimportant and an away tie at Swindon in the second round suggested a pre-Christmas exit from the competition. A 1-1 draw forced a reply but. before this took...Continue Reading