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Old 12-07-2012, 08:51 PM
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Default Norwich City

I was fortunate enough to see the Sunderland match at Carrow Road and another Norwich win. They certainly are having a good run as my adopted home Team and seem to be taken seriously by critics this season.
The big test will be against Chelsea on Boxing day which I will be watching on Sky as tickets are all sold out.
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:44 AM
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Norwich are certainly proving they have the quality to stay in the Premiership this season. They are a battling team that show no repect for big names (Arsenal and Man Utd discovered this) and rightly so.

Against Swansea today (who have also done really well). A good game ahead me thinks.
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:24 PM
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After a slow start, Norwich have really picked up over recent weeks. Certain pundits seemed to think that they would face a relegation battle... But now that does not seem to be likely now. The very least you get from Norwich is a lot of effort, organisation and commitment to the cause, the exact opposite of Arsenal's performance against Swansea last week if you like! But they have some good players too and a good manager in Chris Hughton. Now they have 22 points and have joined the group from Chelsea in 3rd on 29 pts, to Norwich in 12th on 22pts, covered by just 7 points. It's a pretty open (premier league speak for low quality) league at the moment, so there are good possibilities for, given a bit of luck with injuries and suspensions, of an upper mid-table finish for Norwich, imho. They certainly have silenced the pundits who thought they would struggle when Lambert left (Aston Villa are only 16th with 15ps). I, an Arsenal fan, am by no means confident that we will finish above Norwich this season.
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Old 01-15-2013, 05:19 PM
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Default Norwich slipping

I was at the Newcastle v Norwich game at Carrow Road last Saturday and witnessed a lackluster performance from Norwich (and Newcastle for that matter).
I just do not understand what has gone wrong after enjoying such success recently.
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Old 09-30-2013, 08:16 AM
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Default A much needed win for Norwich

Relief for Manager Chris Hughton and fans with a 1-0 win over Stoke bringing a much needed 3 points for Norwich.
Jonny Howsons 22 yard shot was a peach!

I have not bought tickets for the Chelsea match as they are just too expensive and it's anoying that the top teams demand a ticket premium!
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Old 09-30-2013, 03:56 PM
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That was an excellent goal indeed. Out of interest, what are they charging for the Chelsea game?
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Old 09-30-2013, 05:35 PM
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That was an excellent goal indeed. Out of interest, what are they charging for the Chelsea game?
For an adult it's 50, that's up to 20 more than if it was a team from the second half of the league.
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Old 01-16-2013, 07:11 PM
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Sounds like a Norwich and Gillingham were on the same page. We had a pretty dire weekend and slipped of top spot as Port Vale beat s to go top
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Default Norwich City v Luton Town FA Cup 4th round

Yes, I was at Carrow road again on Saturday hoping for a goal or two from Norwich.
I could not believe it when Luton scored (it was a good goal) and won the match .
The Luton fans (around 4,000) were very vocal considering there was around 21000 Norwich supporters there and when Luton scored Stewards and Police only just held them back!!
Ironically many years ago I lived in Luton but never went to any of the Hatters games !
How Norwich will do on Jan 29th against Spurs I really do not know although they have proved in the past that they are capable of beating them but in their present form I just don't know!
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Old 04-29-2014, 08:30 AM
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Default Norwich looking for a miracle!!

I have got tickets for their last Home game against Arsenal as I fear it will be the last for them in the Premiership!

Despite sacking Chris Hughton their decline continues!

John, I think Gillingham will be ok and stay up.
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Old 01-28-2013, 01:26 PM
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It was a weekend of shocks with Cheslea only just scraping a draw, Liverpool losing to Oldham and Tottenham losing to Leeds and with Bradford beating Arsenal, Wigan and Aston Villa on their way to the League Cup finals, it seems a year of shocks is on the cards.

Norwich have had a recent run of poor form but I think Chris Hughton can turn things around. they had an excellent start to the season, just need to rediscover that form.

regards away fans, Gillingham lost to Port Vale at home a couple of weeks ago, relinquishing top spot to them, they brought a lot of fans, the most I've seen in fact and they were very vocal...whilst the Gills supporters were sheepishly quiet.....not a nice experience!

Fingers crossed for your encounter with Spurs.
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Old 02-01-2013, 01:53 PM
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Default Norwich hold Spurs to a draw

Was glad to see Norwich playing better on Wedesday evening holding spurs to a 1 all draw.
I actually thought that they deserved to win as they were all over Spurs in the first half and when they scored Carrow Road lit up!!
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Old 02-25-2013, 10:40 AM
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Default Norwich win against Everton

I was delighted that Norwich won on Saturday although I was not at Carrow Road but watched it on Match of the Day.
New signing Kei Kamara scored a cracking header then Grant Holt put the second in the net in injury time.
There seems some discussion that Holt's goal was beyond the allocated 3 minutes injury time but surely it's up to the referee. Perhaps they ought to use the rules that apply to Rugby and stop the clock ....that could be interesting !!
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Old 05-26-2015, 12:46 PM
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Default Norwich bounce back up to Premier League

After their 2 nil defeat of Middleboro at Wembley Stadium Alex Neil has been successful in his quest for Premier League status.
Goals came from Redmond and the leading goal scorer this season, Jerome.
It was a cracking performance by Norwich watching on Sky and I look forward to seeing them play at Carrow Road next season.
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Hopefully they will perform well! Norwich seemed to come good towards the end of the season, while the other teams petered out a bit. I think they had one of the best squads in the championship and so maybe they will build on that in the summer transfer window.

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Goals came from Redmond and the leading goal scorer this season, Jerome.
It was a cracking performance by Norwich watching on Sky and I look forward to seeing them play at Carrow Road next season.
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Old 02-25-2013, 09:12 PM
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That was an excellent win against Everton. The goal was after the 3 mins stoppage time but thats at the refs discretion. Beyond the allocated stopage time we go in Fergie time though in this case it was "Hughton Time"
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I don't think I can imagine Chris Hughton screaming profanities at the referee with a lumionous pink face, furiously gesticulating at his watch. Thankfully.
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:23 AM
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Default Norwich v Sunderland

I sat down to my Sunday lunch looking forward to watching this match on Sky TV only to spend most of my time shouting at either the referee or the linesman !!!!
In my view the sending off of the goalkeeper and the penalty robbed us of a win and we did well to finish with a draw!!
When are FIFA going to end these type of decisions that when played back are clearly wrong?
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I sat down to my Sunday lunch looking forward to watching this match on Sky TV only to spend most of my time shouting at either the referee or the linesman !!!!
In my view the sending off of the goalkeeper and the penalty robbed us of a win and we did well to finish with a draw!!
When are FIFA going to end these type of decisions that when played back are clearly wrong?
It was rather harsh, replays suggeted it hit him on the chest first and then hit the underneath of his right arm. To be honest, I think Mark Bunn made it difficult for himslef by raising his arms in the manner he did.

Sayig that though, there has been no end of inconsistant hand ball decisions this season where ball to hand / hand to ball has almost lost it's distinctions. Pundits claim one event as intentional and then the next as unintentional dispite both being ideintical..
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Default Arsenal win against Norwich 3:1

Having watched the match last night on Match of the Day I could'nt help but feel that it would have been a draw if not for (again) some decisions against Norwich by the referee and linesman around an offside and penalty (which Mark Bunn nearly saved !).
Norwich deserve some good luck !
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