The team spirit the pugnacious Scot has fostered and his tactical awareness have made it a joy to watch our team. In particular, his fondness for the use of attack-minded players in bold substitutions has cheered the soul and harvested the points.
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“We started off by working hard; we got them pressed up from the start; got them in their area – and it worked for us,” he explained. “I think the goal settled the nerves a bit; a bit disappointed that we conceded from a set-piece again, but we showed that when we are on it, when we are playing well we are a great team.”
“Grant is a typical, old-fashioned No9,” said City boss Paul Lambert afterwards. “With no disrespect, you won’t get too much finesse for him, but his finishing today was top drawer. I thought he was unplayable today; absolutely brilliant.”
“Ian will know exactly what to do, we’ve been with each other for a few years now. But then it won’t matter what Ian or I say to them – once they go out and cross that white line, then they will be on their own to try and win that game…
“Equally though, we recognise the pressures families are under in these difficult economic times, and we have decided to freeze the prices for all young people at every age group, Under-21, Under-16 and Under-12. After all, young people are the future of the football club.”
“Carrow Road was a great stadium to come to with the England Under-21s,” Lambert’s latest loan signing revealed. “It’s a fantastic pitch to play on and, hopefully, once I get out there I can get the crowd going.”
So whilst the boy has yet to kick a ball in anger, you can’t help but feel that the arrival of Arsenal youngster Henri Lansbury might just burnish Lambert’s managerial reputation that much more.
“My own situation isn’t going to be resolved until January at the earliest. But it’s nice to be loved and have someone interested enough in me to want to sign me. I don’t really know what’s going to happen but it a great feeling to be wanted.
Lambert anxious to pluck another loan star out of the transfer market – just as he already has with Mr BNovember 21st, 2010 by Rick Waghorn | Comments Off
“I thought Leon was excellent,” said Lambert, with the match sponsors agreeing as the athletic Canary centre-half walked away with the Man of the Match bubbly. “He’s been huge for us and his goal was terrific. And well deserved.”
“He’s been out for three months; he’s only played 45 minutes in a reserve game but I thought he showed his class – and sometimes, as I said yesterday, needs must. I thought some of his movement and that with the ball was different class and to have him back was a big plus for us.”