“I spoke with Walter when this opportunity came up and he felt it was a good time for me to move on, to leave as a champion,” said the Canaries’ new chief scout Ewan Chester. “So, reluctantly, I’m leaving Rangers.”
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“The table doesn’t lie – once we got that belief then we just kicked on from there. We’ve never looked back – we’ve always had the aim of getting promoted and going up as champions.”
“I have kept it quiet and only told my family today but I could have asked Sammy Clingan, David Bell, Dion Dublin or Peter Grant about Norwich – a lot of people I know have been here and enjoyed it. I wanted to make my own mind up though and we’ll see how it goes!”
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“It can work both ways; if you finish in third place and you lose, you are gutted,” said the Norwich boss recently. “But for the teams in the other three positions, it can be a great experience.”
“Some of them, when they know they may be not playing, get their heads down a bit and don’t push the others as much as they should in training,” said the former Real Madrid manager and Liverpool legend. “But you certainly couldn’t say that about Crofty.”
“I think if you had looked at the table after the first few games of the season, people would have been pleased if we’d made the play-offs,” said the one-time Posh youngster, now a real part of the family furniture at Carrow Road.
“This is a wonderful chance for Crofty to go and play in the Championship at a great stadium. Players only have short careers, and he feels he can’t let this opportunity pass him by; we have to respect that,” said the Brighton chief and former Chelsea midfielder.
“I really don’t see the financial situation getting better, unless a miracle happens,” said Norwich joint majority shareholder Delia Smith, speaking in The Sun today. “The situation is getting more and more ridiculous and silly. It is very sad. Football is in great danger.”
“When we were at Colchester we had done a lot of work and we assembled a group of players that we thought could do well here. But to come here on the first day and to get that result….”
“I think there is a chemistry between the three of us that works – yes, I think there is,” said City coach Ian Culverhouse, relishing the fact that Paul Lambert lets his coaches coach – just as much as the coaches let the manager manage.