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
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
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
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
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
Norwich City appear to have developed a patten this season and a hair biting but highly enjoyable trait.
They make a slow start and with quite a conservative approach in the first half of games this season. The opposition tends to chase the ball with City being a possession based side, the result...Continue Reading
Thankfully not too many City fans were massively frustrated about Tuesday's result, of course there is growing expectation but also a sense of realism and appreciation of the run Norwich have been on. Let's not forget, Hull are fighting for survival and on paper had many talented and experienced pla...Continue Reading
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 ent...Continue Reading
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
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
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
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
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