Parts of the crowd turning on the back four seemed akin to a teacher calling the kids in the bottom maths group stupid when giving them an arithmetic problem he/she knew they could never solve. You might feel better for releasing frustration but you’re not really helping. These are never going to be straight A students no matter how much you shout at them.
Andy is a season ticket holder of over 30 years “man and boy”, and was co-editor and writer of the Norwich City fanzine Y’Army. He unashamedly takes sole credit for Darren Huckerby signing for the club, having written a song about him for the fanzine to the tune of “Candle In The Wind” which was picked up by Look East and saw Andy and colleagues singing wistfully to Hucks in a pub urging him to stay. Only a restraining order prevented a follow up album
When we’re good we’re good, but when we’re bad… It’s been either black or white with precious little greyFebruary 22nd, 2017 by Andy Head | 11 Comments »
If we can keep Jerome, Howson and Wes healthy, add in a fit again Naismith, and Pinto we can still light up the darkest of days going forward. But with all the positive attacking potential we know the negative defensive potential that undermines it and cancels it out.
This summer represents a watershed moment for the entire defence. Whittaker, Turner, Bassong and Bennett are all out of contract whilst Dijk is highlighting on social media at every turn a “four months” caveat, which serves to remind that left-back is far from settled.
The players have got us into this. It’s up to them to get us out. But still the Yellow Army has a key role to playJanuary 24th, 2017 by Andy Head | 10 Comments »
Lambert was very aware of the mood of the crowd. His post-match comments repeatedly highlighted how conscious he was of the ability to turn Norwich’s own fans against them, and how close his team came to doing just that after their equaliser, and capitalising on the tinderbox housed within the Barclay, the Snake Pit et al.
Derby was a start but still loads of hard work ahead. This club is in desperate need of a cunning planJanuary 5th, 2017 by Andy Head | 5 Comments »
The famous scene that defined the movie was where Al Pacino’s embattled head coach had seen his team reach the Super Bowl and in the inspirational speech-to-end-all-speeches he explained that, like life, football is a game of inches.