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Celtic .. Reported to Have Made Approach for Vaughan

We understand from SSN, that Celtic have made an official approach for Vaughan, on season long loan.  I hope that the reply will be nothing doing. If  Vaughan is given a clear indication that he will be given a chance to form good partnerships with his fellow strikers and enjoy regular Premier League action, he is unlikely to want to [...]

Celtic Interested In Vaughan....

Several reports this morning suggest Celtic are very interested in talking City striker james vaughan on season long loan with a view to a permanent deal , Celtic boss, Neil Lennon has previously tried to capture Vaughton when the player was with Everton. I sincerely hope that this goes no further, Vaughan has had terrible luck with injuries si [...]

Keeper - Possibily on The Radar

The Mail Online has an interesting little piece,  a rumour  that I guess not many of us could have guessed. Suggesting that Chris Hughton is interested in Liverpool's back up keeper Brad Jones, he sees adding Jones to the squad would  add more competition for John Ruddy . Jones, 30, has made just one league appearance for Liv [...]

Michael Turner Signs on

City have announced that Sunderland's Michael Turner has become Chris Hughton's fourth signing of the summer joining Jacob Butterfield, Steven Whittaker, and Robert Snodgrass in the City ranks. Turner has signed a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee, another warm Norfolk welcome.

Snoddy Signs

He is finally a City Player  Robert Snodgrass signed a three-year deal with City on Thursday evening after undergoing a medical at Carrow Road before finalising the terms of his switch to the club.   Welcome Robert, good to have you here

£3 Million reported Fee for Snodgrass

The Yorkshire Post says that City agreed a fee of £3 million for Robert Snodgrass, with £1.5 to be paid up front and the rest thought to be linked to appreances and goal etc.   LEEDS United captain Robert Snodgrass is on the verge of leaving Elland Road after the club accepted a £3 million offer from Norwich City. Sno [...]

Turner to Sign

We mentioned in an earlier post today, that city were showing interest in Sunderland's Michael Turner, things have moved pretty fast.  Sky sports are now reporting that Turner is already in Norfolk having a medical, clearly an offer has been accepted for the defender. Turner  made 77 appearances for the Black Cats since joining fr [...]

Breaking........Snodgrass enroute for Talks

O God how things chop and change in football not more than 10 minutes I was writing that there wasn't another bid for Snodgrass, and now  since posting,  reports breaking saying he is set for talks with City. Sky says is on his way to Carrow Road to hold talks regarding a move to Norwich City. Snodgrass has been a long-term targ [...]

There Wasn't Another Bid For Snodgrass.....Hughton

Despite all the reports, some of which we carried as well,  Chris Hughton has denied there was another bid for Snodgrass. The latest offer was turned down by the Championship club a week ago and there have been reports that Norwich have returned with another bid. However, speaking after Tuesday's 1-0 friendly win over Celtic at Parkh [...]

Sweating on Whittaker, and Transfer Rumour Latest

Everyone at Carrow Road is sweating on the outcome of an injury that forced Steven Whittaker to limp off during last night's friendly win at Celtic. Chris Hughton said:   "We will find out over the next couple of days," . "What he has done is rock his ankle. "We are hoping it is not going to be too bad but ge [...]

Word ..Is Snoddgrass is a Done Deal

The word around Leeds,  is that it is a done deal but Warnock has asked to meet with Snoddgrass to have one final attempt at turning his head back.   Our contact says that unless something happens today re their take-over ; he would expect that City will be the proud owner of a left footed winger. Leeds do seem to be taking their [...]

Trapattoni Does It Again as Hoolahan & Pilkington Miss Out

After their dismal showing in the Euro finals, Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has rung the changes out go some of the old guard in the form of  Given,  Dunne, Duff,  Andrews, Hunt and  Keane.    But yet again the short sighted stubborn Italian has found no place for either of City's Wes Hoolaha [...]

Whitbread to Become a Fox

Former City defender Zak Whitbread is signing for Nigel Pearson at Leicester on a free transfer, Whitbread who left City at the end of last season is another piece in Pearson's rebuilding.  

Whittaker Gets Clearence

Good News for Steven Whittaker he was on the list that  FIFA has given the former Rangers players the green light to begin their careers with new clubs. The first to be confirmed was Jamie Ness, who has signed for Stoke, with the SFA later adding Kyle Lafferty (FC Sion), Steven Whittaker (Norwich) and Steven Nasimith (Everton) to that list [...]

New Bid For Snoddy

As we posed the question earlier had City gone back to Leeds with a highier offer for Robert Snodgrass,  that certainly proved to be correct,  with the Yorkshire club said to now pondering the revised offer. A fellow independant Leeds web site believes that the new bid is in excess of £2 million and urges his club to refuse this [...]

City and Barnsley Agree Figure for Butterfield

City have gone back to Barnsley offer a higher fee for Butterfield,  to save the matter going to a tribunal.  A statement on the Barnsley Site reads. "Barnsley Football Club have reached an agreement with Norwich City for the transfer fee of Jacob Butterfield," "The club are now happy to have accepted a vastly impro [...]

Have City Bid Again For Snodgrass ?

We believe City have lodged another bid for want away Leeds Midfielder Robert Snodgrass,  details are a little thin on the ground but sources close to the club suggest that it is City's second bid in a few days. Other clubs are said to be interested in signing the player also.  

Norwich City not right for Snodgrass - O Yea who says

In an article on the Yorkshire Evening Post page, which says that Norwich would be too big of a risk for Robert Snodgrass to move to.   (http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/sport/leeds-united/latest-whites-news/leeds-united-norwich-city-not-right-for-snodgrass-matteo-1-4756321) The writer states as his reason, that we are going to s [...]

Alex Baptiste Another Rumour. While Mariappa Goes to Reading

Another player  we are thought to be interested in is Blackpool defender Alex Baptiste,  a contact we have who runs a Blackpool site, says we have made tenative inquiries about the versatile defender.  Rumours suggest the player was disappointed to have missed out on a return to the Premiership by losing in the play off final.  [...]

Strengthen.. Just a lIttle Bit Quicker....Please

As the Summer sales start to get into full swing, I must admit to being a little flat by City efforts so far, yea I know that we see see the public side of things and much hard work goes on in the background.   I am not totally unhappy about the two who have come into the fold, but there are are good players going to other clubs, whil [...]

Rumours That Snodgrass Has Had A Transfer Request Rejected

We have been informed that sources in Leeds are suggesting that City target  Robert Snodgrass has submitted a transfer request, which they understand has been turned down. It is starting to look like Snodgrass is really  not a happy at his club,  after our interest last season and now again  all being turned down by the club [...]

Snodgrass Bid Refused..

Neil Warnock (Colin to his foes) has confirmed that Leeds have turned down City's bid for Robert Snodgrass again. The  winger has been offered a new deal at Elland Road which would make him the highest-paid player at the  Championship club. Warnock is waiting on a response from the player while also trying to fend off interest f [...]

Gunter ! to Reading Instead

One player City won't be signing despite being linked strongly is Chris Gunter,  he is on the verge of a reported £2.5million move to new boys Reading.   Gunter had been linked to City under the Lambert regime who is believed to have had a bid turned down by Forest, at the time the player said he was committed to staying [...]

Bids in for Snodgrass

I thought it was Lambert who was interested in Snodgrass,  but it seems as we are still after him. From Sky   Norwich City have made a fresh bid for Leeds winger Robert Snodgrass, Sky Sports understands. The Canaries first tried to sign the Scotland international last summer, but their approaches were turned down by Leeds. And [...]

Andy Webster .Supposedly On The Radar

Bearing in mind Chris Hughton's the other day   "Anything that’s ever reported is never coming from us"   According to Talksport  City are interested  in Hearts defender Andy Webster.  The 30-year-old was named Player of the Year at Tynecastle last season, and new manager John McGlynn will de des [...]

Leeds Inquire About Crofts ..Rumour

We believe that Leeds Utd manager Neil Warnock has made an inquiry as to the availibilty of City midfielder Andrew Crofts.   Crofty didn't quite get the chances at Premiership level many expected but did look to be a little out of his depth when he did, but in saying that, he was still giving it 100% and his work rate didn't dro [...]

Martin Wants to Fight For Place

Chris Martin's agent  has insisted that the striker is keen to stay at  City despite links with a move to Burnley and Crystal Palace. The striker has been reported to be interesting the Clarets after slipping out of first team contention at Norwich since their promotion to the Premier League. Burnley want to bring in a striker t [...]

Ryan Bennett on Olympic Stand By

City  defender Ryan Bennett has been placed on the stand by list for GB for the Olympics,  FiFA announced earlier Supposed City target Jordan Rhodes is also on the same list.

Liverpool Youngster on Loan.....Rumour

Seeing as there isn't much to write about we thought we would post a little rumour we have heard and not seen anywhere else as yet. We were told earlier today that we could be signing, Jack Robinson a 18 year old left back from Liverpool on a season long loan.   Robinson is the youngest ever player to turn out for Liverpool making [...]

Shortest News Paper Article Report

In one of the shortest articles I have seen, The Daily Star reports old news. which has been covered  a couple of times on here already,  That Crystal Palace & Burnley want City striker Chris Martin  Palace Manager Dougie Freedman went on recond as saying he would like Martin back at Palace on a permanent deal, after a succes [...]

Whittaker....Clearance Refused by SFA

It looks very likely that City  will have to wait while a  legal battle over the transfer of Steven Whittaker resolves itself. The Scot needed International clearance  to be able to register for City, but this has been denied by the SFA. International clearance has not been granted for the transfers of Steven Naismith, Steven Whi [...]

Fozzy The Flop, still trying

Hoffenheim manager Markus Babbel has revealed that Mark Fotheringham's trial spell at the Bundesliga club is to be extended until the end of July. Hel has struggled to put down roots since leaving Norwich City back in 2009, Since then he has taken in spells at Dundee United, Anorthosis Famagusta in Cyprus, Livingston and Dundee.   He s [...]

No Offer For McCann .....

Reports in Lancashire suggest that No City offer has been made for Burnley midfielder Chris McCann, despite being supposedly interested in taking the 24yo player back to Norfolk. Several times over the course of the past two weeks newspapers have linked Chris Hughton with a move for  McCann,  it is understood that he is still on accqu [...]

Vaughan in Curtis Davies Deal. Rumour

According to The  Mirror  this morning  Chris Hughton is after Curtis Davies, which comes as no surprise, having been widely tipped since the day Hughton signed on at City. What is more surprising is that he is to offer  striker James Vaughan to the midlands club,  on loan for the season, Vaughan only made 6 appearences [...]

Coach Duo Leave With Immediate Effect

The Club have announced the news that we had all been expecting, Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa have left the club by mutual consent and with immediate effect.    Although expecting this to happen, I still can't help feeling a little disappointed, especially over Culverhouse with  him being equally responsible for the success [...]

Nile Ranger Interesting Hughton... report

According to a small report in the Daily Mail, that Chris Hughton is showing interest in Newcastle striker Nile Ranger, Hughton knows the player from his time as Magpies boss and is a keen admirer of the player who spent a period on loan at  Sheffield Wednesday last season. With Aaron Wilbraham having left, there may be a slot in the squad [...]

Coach Expected to Join Soon

Reports from Birmingham say that goalkeeping coach Dave Watson is expected to complete the move to City,  in the next day or two after he held talks at Carrow Road . City were prepared to meet the compensation clause that would extract Watson from his contract., earlier  Watson expressed his wish to talk with City a few days ago, desp [...]

Wilbraham Goes to The Palace

Good luck to Aaron Wilbraham in his new start at Palace,  he never let City down always put in a good shift, he won't score as many goals as some, but not many will beat him for putting in good shifts.  He  scored just two goals during 18 months in Norfolk, one of them in the Premier away against Fulham, his 100th league goal [...]

Barnsley Manager Mouth's off

So the Barnsley Manager Keith Hill is up in arms and shouting the odds over Jacob Butterfield's move to City, or should I say the money involved. He said in the Yorkshire Post: “The initial offer received by the football club is an absolute joke. It is scandalous and disrespectful,” said Hill. “Jacob has been at the foot [...]

Thanks to Culverhouse & Karsa. As Another Dave Watson Could Be Joining City

It looks odds on that Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa will be heading to Villa Park, despite the claims of David McNally that they could form part of Chris Hughton's coaching team.  Personally I will be sorry to see them leave, especially Culverhouse who I feel was as equally important as Lambert in the team, no disrespects to Karsa; I [...]

A warm Norfolk Welcome to Butterfield & Whittaker plus Welcome back Holty

Now the excitement and clamour of yesterday's press conference has died down a little, the news of new signings got a little over shadowed by Holt signing a new contract. So we welcome to Norfolk , Jacob Butterfield a very highly prized midfielder who was also being chased by several other clubs, quite a coup for Chris Hughton to bag him.&n [...]

Holt Signs a New Contract

The saga is over. Grant Holt signs a 3 year contract, ending the soap opera. Plus the rumours will stop.  I hope that too many bridges have not been burnt over these last few weeks, and that every City supporter get's behind Holt and the rest of the boys as they work for another season to stay in the Prem Can only be good news for City [...]

Butterfield Signs

As we suggested this morning, Barnsley's midfielder Jacob Butterfield was possibly signing today.  This has been confirmed by the player himself in a Radio Interview.    Stealing the thunder on City's  own press conference. we believe he has signed a 4 year deal with the club,  he reveals he many offers from [...]

Barnsley Reject City's Offer For Butterfield

According to Sky Sports News, Barnsley have refused City's offer for  midfielder Jacob Butterfield calling the offer "derisory" .    City have to pay some form of compensation for the player due to his age, the matter will now be settled by transfer tribunal. Butterfield now becomes Chris Hughton's second s [...]

Is Butterfield About to Sign ?

According to whispers on Twitter, City are set to sign Jacob Butterfield,  it is thought the player turned down other offers after meeting with Chris Hughton, who sold the Club to the lad.   Subject to medical and personal terms being agreed.  

Coaching Staff set to leave

According to the Birmingham Mail, Ian Culverhouse & Gary Karsa are set to follow Lambert to Villa Park, after the two clubs are said to be close to agreeing compensation.  I have to wonder what all the talk was about extending the coaching staff at Colney. Playing games to get the compensation ?  Full Story http://www.birmingh [...]

Best Settles For The Championship

Blackburn completed the signing of supposed City target Leon Best from Newcastle for over £3 mill and a 4 year contract.  A statement on the Rovers Official site read: "Blackburn Rovers have this evening completed the signing of Leon Best from Newcastle United." If City and Southampton did have  offers on the table f [...]

Leon Best..Is City still In With a Shout ?

It will depend on what web site you read to see if City are in with a chance of signing striker Leon Best, several sites have him completing a medical at Ewood Park ahead of a £3 million switch from the premier league.  Others have him still involved in a battle between City and Blackburn for his signature. We are lead to believe tha [...]

Sunday Paper Rumours

A little quiet in the Sunday Rags today, as the transfer Market starts to show signs of kicking into life. Todays offering have still have City showing interest in Hughton's ex signing Leon Best, he still hasn't made the move to Blackburn who have apparently offered him a very good deal to drop down a level.  City and Southampton ( [...]