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Club Statement.. Lambert Has Resigned

No comments just the clubs statement, confirming what we all feared. The Club regrets to confirm that Paul Lambert has offered his resignation from his position as Norwich City Manager. We have fought hard to keep Paul at Norwich City and have not accepted his resignation whilst discussions with another club are taking place. However, whatever happ [...]

Life and Norwich City Will Go On

With the silence deafening from either Club, City and Villa, it really stands to reason something is still going on, it is perhaps not as clear cut as first reported hours ago by The Sun and others. But now the heat is starting go a little colder on fans views and opinions it is a good time to realise that life will go in the crazy world of footbal [...]

Lambert's Representatives to Met With Villa according to Sky

As you would expect the news feeds are rife with differing reports all saying much the same but a few others claim to know a little more.   Sky Sports claim that :  Lambert's reprsentatives to to meet Villa today and  the biggest claim yet that "they know" that Lambert had a row with the board last night. I would e [...]

Martinez To Stay at Wigan, Will Villa call for Lambert ?

No sooner had we written we expected Martinez to become the next Villa manager, we then find out that Wigan chairman has stated that he will be staying put Latics chairman Dave Whelan told Sky Sports that Martinez will continue at the DW Stadium and there will be no adjustments to his current contract. Martinez met with Liverpool owners FSG in Amer [...]

Rodgers To Liverpool

It looks very likely that Brendan Rodgers will be confirmed as next manager of Liverpool in the next 24 hours. The Northern Irishman emerged as favourite for the job after talks with Wigan boss Roberto Martinez broke down. Rodgers, 39, is yet to make any official statement or reaction, whilst Swansea are thought to be receiving around £5milli [...]

Terrible Luck For Ruddy

Scans have shown that John Ruddy has sustained a broken finger in training yesterday  and he will now not be fit for the trip to Poland and Ukraine. Ruddy will travel to Oslo to watch Saturday's friendly with Norway before returning home to England. It means Birmingham goalkeeper and England Under 21 international Jack Butland has be [...]

12 Game Ban For Barton

Joey Barton, the man just cannot stay out of trouble, he was banned 4 games for being sent off in the final game of the season at Manchester City, following two other incidents as he was leaving the field he has received another 8 game ban; making a total of 12. Barton was sent off for elbowing Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez and then kicked S [...]

What a Load of BS

You just have to keep wondering about some aspects of the national media, The Mail online being the latest to perhaps step over the lines of truth into that deep grey area. I can certainly see what makes Paul Lambert a little short with the media. But how on earth does a Journalist get star treatment by being allowed to sit in on a meeting between [...]

Holt to Meet McNally Over "Other Issues"

It is good to see that Grant Holt is to have a meeting with CEO David McNally this afternoon, sadly his agent has to be involved. The agent  Lee Payne, said on Radio Norfolk,  that his players shock transfer request was not prompted by a row over wages.  He went on to say:  other issues had arisen “in the past couple of mo [...]

Lambert reported to be having Talks with Villa

We now leave the Grant Holt scenario and move to boss Paul Lambert, according to a reporter for the Daily Star, Aston Villa are to hold talks with Lambert on monday for thier vacant manager chair. I do find this a little strange, as they have to ask permission to talk with Lambert, there has been no such indication that an approach has been mad [...]

David McNally Tweets Over Holt's Request

David McNally has spoken over Grant Holt's Transfer request, using his Twitter account Mr McNally issued the following: Using his twitter account @davidmcnally62, the chief executive said: “We did receive a transfer request from Grant Holt yesterday. It was rejected immediately. “At your club, we deal with the out of contract player [...]

Defender Linked

The revolving Door doesn't take long to start spinning, with the news that Zak Whitbread won't be pulling on the Yellow shirt any more, we hear rumours that City are being linked with another central defender. We are being linked with a cut-price move for unsettled Wolves defender Roger Johnson. The 29-year-old has endured a torrid year at [...]

Whitbread & Wilbraham Leaving

We can say good bye to Zak Whitbread and Aaron Wilbraham as they will not be offered new deals by Norwich City when their contracts run out this summer.   A little surprised by Whitbread's impending departure,  I have Elliot Ward high on my list to be leaving,  and surprised  why his name is not here. Joining Whitbread [...]

Ruddy In ... Holt Not Even Stand by ..Disgusting

Despite being the best value striker in English football this season, Grant Holt has not made Roy Hodgson's England squad.  While Congratulations must go to John Ruddy for being selected. Yet a player who has been in simple terms a £35 million flop who only came good in the last few games of the season gets a place, along another who [...]