November 1958 and the visit of Ilford
In early November 1958, there was only one topic of conversation: the hula hoop craze. This had swept through the Unites States, flown the Atlantic and even reached Norwich, a semi-forgotten outpost ‘somewhere north of London’. A gallery of photographs in the Eastern Evening News highlighted the...Continue Reading
Player... Canary Call... Manager... Happy Birthday Neil Adams
Happy Birthday Neil Adams, the Stoke born multi-talented midfielder/winger is 53 today.
Having kicked off his career at his home town club in 1985, his undoubted talents were spotted by Everton who picked him up the following year. Arsenal and Tottenham were also chasing after his signature at the...Continue Reading
Cup and League away encounters plus Ladies football and Ale
So after a busy week volunteering at Norwich Beer Festival and after witnessing three consecutive league victories for City, I arrive at Norwich Railway Station for the journey to Bournemouth. Despite a complete signal lockdown between Stratford and Liverpool Street earlier in the morning it had bee...Continue Reading
Will the Lions roar this weekend?
It's a fantastic time to be a Norwich City fan at present with the "one family" feeling spreading amongst the team and in the stands. City are no longer the team that assists the opposition by helping them end poor runs!
Eighteen years of hurt were dismissed on Saturday with the second half demol...Continue Reading
Back to the bread and butter
Even though City lost 2-1 to Bournemouth in the cup this week, the boys are really disappointed but I am sure positive from the experience having produced impressive stats from the game with more possession, corners and shots, which included hitting the post twice Premiership opposition.
The Cana...Continue Reading