Quite simply Holt is a Norwich legend, which is quite something after little more than 60 games for the club. His goal scoring exploits alone would be enough to clinch this status, but there’s a swagger and a touch of mischief about the man that warms the cockles of the most frozen of Canary hearts.
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“I have liked the look of him every time I saw him play – and he scored against us last season,” the City chief told the club’s official website. “He will play alongside our other strikers here and I’m sure he will be able to pass on his experience to them as well.”
“It’s been unbelievable what’s happened since we’ve come in,” admitted Lambert, that League One title safely installed on his blossoming cv. “Sometimes you tend to find it stops at times, but for some reason the lads have just kept on going which has been incredible.
“We keep going and going,” said Hoolahan, quizzed as to what it was about these second-half revivals. “And the Gaffer keeps on at us – that it’s not over until the final whistle. And we kept going and going – and lucky enough got the few goals at the end.”
“I think when you’ve got a fan-base as vibrant as Norwich you’ve got to hit the ground running,” said the City chief. “But the way it went last season was brilliant and its just gone on from there.”
“At the moment we think it’s going to be a least a fortnight. But that’s at the very least. It could be much more than that,” Carver told the Sheffield Star newspaper ahead of this afternoon’s trip.
“He’s a heavyweight lad,” said Lambert, speaking of his skipper. “I think he’s always going to have to watch what he eats – so the way that his body is and the make-up of him, he’s always got to watch what he’s doing. But if he does that and he can keep fit, then it’s great for everybody at Norwich…
On balance there have been few more enjoyable times to be part of the Yellow Army. We can only hope that it all lasts, and for this to happen we have to hold onto the architect of our resurrection, a man whose actions speak infinitely louder than his words… step forward Paul Lambert.
“If they’ve got the winning mentality to coincide with that, then you’ve got a good player on your hands,” he added. “And that’s what I look for. I don’t look for anybody to come in and disrupt anything – or come in and think that they’re bigger than the group that’s already there…
Equally telling was the sharpness he demonstrated within that six-yard box; he is clearly alert in both mind and limb as the business end of the season looms ever larger on the Canary radar.