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...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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