“I’ll take one performance like that in 19 or whatever it is,” said the Canary chief, speaking after Norwich made it a club record 11 home wins in a row. “You can’t play well every time and you’ve got to give Hartlepool credit.”
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“He’ll get up the pitch that’s for sure and he had a great upbringing at Manchester United,” said City chief Lambert on his new signing, Michael Rose. “But he’s done well at Stockport and was a big part of their promotion.”
“The pitch made it extremely difficult on our legs. You really have to concentrate the whole time and you’re having to smash the ball instead of pass it because it was difficult to play any football on it.”
“They were dead on their feet after Saturday on a pitch that was really heavy,” said the ecstatic Scot. “But it was a big, big effort and what a result that was.”
Given the volume of small, Norfolk businesses whose livelihood is in some way, shape or form entwined to the continuing fortunes of their local football club, taking them to the cleaners to the tune of two pence in the pound whilst the players’ wages are ring-fenced by Football League law would destroy any sense of Norwich City being a ‘community’ club.
“Grant has been absolutely terrific for us, really good. But we’re going to lose him for three games and, as I’ve said, whoever comes in will do fine.”
“It would be disappointing to leave after becoming part of such a winning team. It would be nice to stay and, hopefully, win the league. But we’ll just have to wait and see what happens.”
“As far as the Club is concerned we consider the story is defamatory and accordingly we have placed the matter in the hands of our solicitors, and will be pursuing for damages,” said Canary chief executive David McNally.
“Have I got any complaints over the red card? Yes I have. If the referee had have done his job properly in the first instance, it would have been a free-kick for us,” said the Norwich manager, after City’s 10 men overcame Brentford in a pulsating Carrow Road clash.
“I was really apprehensive about moving so far from home but all the lads and staff have been great with me, helping me settle. It could not have gone better.”