“It is important; you need all your players out there,” said City chief Paul Lambert. “He [Grant Holt] has not done too much and whether he is match fit or not remains to be seen. But it is good to have him back.”
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“I thought there were some good things there,” said City boss Paul Lambert. “There were some changes from Saturday, Stephen Hughes was back after a lay-off and there were some youngsters as well so I was reasonably happy with what we did.”
“If they could go up then fantastic, but it’s not easy and they won’t find it as easy as they did last season,” said ex-City striker Chris Sutton. “They have players who can cope at Championship level but it will be tough for them next season.”
“I thought Martin and Jackson were excellent,” said Canary boss Paul Lambert after the excellent win over Premier League Newcastle. “Jackson has come in late in Germany and he is probably playing a bit of catch up, but I thought him and Chrissy were excellent.”
“We just need to keep playing our football and the team showed that when we play, it is free flowing and that creates plenty of chances; as long as we are creating then the goals will come. I’m sure that come the first game of the season, we will score plenty of goals.”
“We’re a really good side when we pass the ball and we’ve also got a lot of players missing at the moment,” said a pleased Paul Lambert. “But we’ve got a pretty strong squad and the way we played the game today was excellent.”
With tomorrow’s first showpiece friendly on the horizon with Newcastle United coming to town, you would expect the City boss to start testing out his preferred team, injuries permitting. With seven additions to the squad this summer, the Scot has plenty of options.
City chief Lambert not overly concerned at the lack of goals. It’s all about fitness, fitness, fitnessJuly 23rd, 2010 by Tom Haylett | Comments Off
“I was disappointed in the first-half but we did better in the second-half,” said Paul Lambert. “The main thing for me remains getting players fit, not picking up any injuries and getting ready for the Watford game and we’ve still got three games to go.”
“Rhoys still had a year on his contract at Norwich and that shows the ambition of the player because he could have just sat back and had a holiday for a year,” said Cherries chairman Eddie Mitchell. “It also shows the ambition of the football club and this is what we have all come on board to do.”
City looking to up the pre-season ante this week, as Aidy puts the Cranie talk to bed once and for allJuly 20th, 2010 by Tom Haylett | Comments Off
“I have not had a single call and neither has the chairman so as far as we are concerned it is just speculation and rumour, which you get a lot of at this time of the year,” said Coventry chief Aidy Boothroyd.