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 reci...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...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 tha...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...Continue Reading
Preston North End v Norwich City Preview
On Saturday, Norwich City head to Deepdale for the penultimate away game of the season and a chance to minimise the chances of former manager Alex Neil from taking Preston North End in to the playoffs.
We have been victorious on our previous two league visits to Deepdale in the Championship ho...Continue Reading