The final dreaded fortnight-long international break is currently with us, and club football action is set to resume again over Easter with Fulham due next at the Carra. But that is not before everyone associated with clubs, that had their players in action, fretting over the possible consequences o...Continue Reading
Watching the Barnsley game on Tuesday and if my memory serves me correctly, it was around the 61st minute when the Norwich City defence had just tracked back to clear another purposeful Tykes attack. In the 18 yard box stood Christoph Zimmerman leaning forward with his hands on his knees and attem...Continue Reading
Yes, of course Norwich City fans want success, another promotion, another trip to Wembley. The final embers, IMO, have now gone out for this season and I realise and understand why some of you gave up weeks ago. Daniel Farke talked in this weeks programme notes on the nature of footy compared to m...Continue Reading
Ok, so I've tried to shoehorn the tenuous link with 'one of our own' Horatio Nelson and the the great post punk single from the Stranglers. It would however seem that the attacking edge to the Canaries this season has well and truly been strangled?
Has Nelson Oliveria been meeting expectations thi...Continue Reading
For eleven years (1974-85), I lived and worked in Bury St Edmunds and, in many respects, it was a vintage period: a lovely town in which to raise a young family; an opportunity to build a career in an environment that offered both stability and challenge; and it was only an hour’s drive for home m...Continue Reading
My first thoughts that spring to mind regarding Bolton Wanderers are firstly Max and Paddy, the TV characters portrayed by Peter Kay and Paddy McGuinness who hail from the area and regularly made BWFC references, the main sketch remembered is when a minibus load of dwarf Bolton fans raided the club...Continue Reading
Two completely different football styles meet up again this Wednesday at Molinaex with the free flowing, direct, fast overlapping Portuguese taking on the processed, structured, passing and possession Germans who mascarade at Norwich City. Who will come out on top this time?
Unlike the large major...Continue Reading
So, it’s here again, the East Anglian derby at Carrow Road (I refuse to call it ‘The old farm’, it’s naff). The 55th Norfolk instalment of which Norwich have won 25, Town 17 and 12 draws so far.
Kick off is at its now customary ridiculous time of noon on a Sunday. Why Suffolk and Norfolk rozzers...Continue Reading
My first recollections of the Rams go back to being a nine year old in 1972 when of course the Rams became Football League Champions under the reigns of the mighty Brian Clough.
Being a fledgling keeper it was great to see Colin Boulton flying about in the mud between the sticks and Kevin Hector...Continue Reading
Gary Doherty was far from Spurs' or indeed Norwich's best player during his four and six years respectively with the both clubs – but he certainly had a claim for being one of the most popular. What must not be forgotten was that Gary was named Norwich City player of the season in 2005-6 in what w...Continue Reading
In many respects I am no different to many other supporters of Norwich City or any other football club although I can lay claim to a five-generation family C.V. which stretches back 110 years: Granddad (first game 1908); Dad (1934); Self (1958); Children (1982); Grandchild (2014).
I wouldn’t arg...Continue Reading
Brentford go into this weekend’s game against Norwich City in confident mood following a well-earned victory at Reading last Saturday, and a sequence of five wins in the last six matches.
I doubt Canaries supporters will need many clues to work out when Brentford’s pre-Christmas run started –...Continue Reading
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