Judging managerial moves on the back of the bookies’ odds is fraught with peril; so it would be distinctly rash to leap to any sure-fire conclusions that Norwich City boss Paul Lambert was suddenly Turf Moor bound just because PaddyPower says so.
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Oli Johnson became an instant favourite at Stockport, scoring four goals in his first four starts at Edgeley Park and in May last year, the Daily Mirror linked the 22-year-old with a move to Premier League Fulham.
“Norwich had the extra quality with the likes of Grant Holt and Chris Martin – who I think is a decent player. They also have Wes Hoolahan who was the man of the match.”
“I think they will be two terrific players for this club,” said the City chief on Russell Martin and Anthony McNamee. “I knew Russell from my time at Wycombe and he went on to do great things with Peterborough.”
“I wouldn’t say we were at our best in the first half but we were really pushing in the second half and the ‘keeper was making lots of saves,” said the midfielder. “But we had to keep going and keep encouraging each other.”
“It’s a big thanks to those who came to Walsall and those who came today,” said the City boss. “Without them, this place [Adams Park] would be empty. That’s no disrespect to Wycombe but our following is incredible.”
“It’s been really hard to be out for the three games,” he admitted. “You think that you might not be able to get back into the team or something. But, at the end of the day, you’ve got to be confident in yourself and believe in your ability to get back into the team and around the squad.”
“You get some good ones – don’t get me wrong. But you get DVDs galore – and, honestly, they look world beaters. And as somebody once said, you get them over and they look like a panel beater.”