If a rocket was delivered at the break it didn’t fire too many people into life in the second-half. And come the final whistle – as Norwich made it just the one win in the last ten – the reaction of the paying public was wholly predictable.
Archive for November, 2014
“We’re making it too easy for teams at times,” he told BBC Radio Norfolk. “It’s hugely frustrating and disappointing – and that’s the understatement of the year…
At the Brighton game, after Russell Martin’s goal, I heard the following in the Upper Barclay: “How lucky was that, bet he can’t believe it went in either…” This attitude needs to change but sums up where we are at as a football club right now.
So what is ‘the Norwich way’? Tiki-taka football? Pretty triangles? Or just winning football matches?November 26th, 2014 by Edward Couzens-Lake | 5 Comments »
Our reputation as a ‘good footballing side’ was crafted under the management of John Bond, who was himself was ingrained with that philosophy given he was brought up in a West Ham side that included the likes of Bobby Moore and Martin Peters
Is there still life in the ‘old boys’ network’? Or are familiar faces in the dugout a recipe for failure?November 24th, 2014 by Russell Saunders | 9 Comments »
Conspiracy theories are rife. It’s all part of some grand plan by David McNally to put in place a manager-in-waiting should things not work out well over the coming weeks and time has to be called on the Adams-era.
To concede three in the manner we did was unforgivable. I’ll refrain from dissecting the all too obvious wrongs in each goal, only to say the defending for the second was of an ilk that would have earned me an earful in my amateur playing days.
“If we’re scoring three goals at home, we should be winning games,” said Martin afterwards, whose own special strike deserved more than a point.
Mike Phelan it is. An ex-Canary with plenty of gongs and coaching experience. So, what’s not to like?November 21st, 2014 by Edward Couzens-Lake | 18 Comments »
you might not be blamed for thinking that Phelan is taking a downward step in coming to us. A lesser role at a smaller club alongside an inexperienced and under pressure manager.
Where has the fun gone in the Fine City? Now it’s only a question of the level of venom, angst and vitriolNovember 19th, 2014 by Edward Couzens-Lake | 19 Comments »
As supporters, we forever seem to be getting het up about something or other now. I feel for Rob Butler and whoever his guest is on Canary Call post-match because, whatever has happened during the game, those that call in will, more likely or not, have an axe to grind about something.
Three seasons in the Premier League clearly propelled the club forward in a way that surprised, thrilled and angered in equal measure – finances and esteem both benefiting – but as a result the bar was raised dangerously high.Nowwe find ourselves back in an ever-growing group of Championship clubs who see the Premier League as their rightful place.