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Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe signs

Looks like  Odjidja has signed on the dotted line

In's and Out's

As you would expect rumours increase with the window soon to slam shut, the latest batch concerning City include both incoming and outgoing. Incoming Rumours and News Arsenal's young Spanish defender Ignasi Miquel, is said to be the subject of a City bid in the region of £1.5mill. Miquel  21 is in the last year of his contract and ha [...]

Vadis Odjidja ... Expected To Sign Today rumour

Rep[orts from over the channel in Belgium report that Vadis Odjidja has agreed terms and is expected to sign a 3 year deal some time today.   As a little taster here are some of hid youtube moments https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qK8UC6639V4

Michael Nelson

Remember  Michael "the Admiral" Nelson,  good to see he is still going, having left Hibernian by mutural agreement, Nelson has signed just down the road at Cambridge Utd  in League two. As a memory jogger one of the goals Nelson scored for City, a little bit special https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3dp1xtdMEE

Vadis Odjidja ... Signing Soon rumour

Rumours doing the rounds this morning has Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe has agreed terms with City and is expected to sign soon,  It was reported on Monday by ITV that the player wanted a couple of days to mull over the offer, after the clubs came to an agreement for the fee. Odjidja-Ofoe was a second-half substitute in Brugge's 3-1 defeat to Mechele [...]

Conor McGrandles

Another report we have seen this morning, has City chasing Falkirk winger Conor McGrandles,  stands to reason anyone worth having at the Scottish Club will be known to their ex coach Gary Holt. At 18 McGrandles is seen as a very highly talented winger, who is comfortable on either wing, whether there is any truth to what we heard that City hav [...]

Juventus Defender

A report on Sky Italia, claim City have entered the scramble to sign Juventus defender Frederik Sorenson,  The Danish centre back almost signed for Leeds earlier after a loan deal was agreed but something scuppered the deal.   Now with Ryan Bennett sidelined Neil Adams has set his sights on Sorenson   Report http://www.insidefut [...]

Koeman chasing Redmond Again

The Sun  has  Ronald Koeman is ready to revive his interest in Nathan Redmond. The Southampton boss has had a £3.5million bid for the Norwich winger rejected, but is set to make a fresh move. I cannot see him being lucky, Stoke met the asking price thought to be in the region of £6 mill but City would not sell. so cannot see t [...]

Reading Want Hooper

According to reports Reading want to take Gary Hooper on lan for the season.   The player has been subject to much speculation of transfers this summer but as far as we can see no offer suitable to the club have been made. Whether Reading manager Nigel Adkins managed Hooper during their time at Scunthorpe, can sway the player and the club [...]

A Grabban Header Enough

It may be 40 odd months on, but the end result the same although via a different scoreline, but City picked up against their neighbours where they left off the last time they met. A single header from Lewis Grabban was enough to take the points at Portman Road, but the gulf in class is wide. The scoreline should have reflected a greater margin had [...]

Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe

Reports from Belgium are saying that we have agreed a fee with his club FC Brugge for this right footed central midfielder, personal terms are still to be finalised. For more details of the player we turn to good old wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vadis_Odjidja-Ofoe        

Simon Lappin....

Pleased to hear that ex City boy  Simon Lappin has got a contract in Scotland with St Johnstone for two years. After leaving us for cardiff where he never played a game, he spent last season at Sheffield Utd. A decent player, all round pleasant man and a lovely lady, who I met a couple of times   All the best Simon and your family

Malky Shock

I cannot comment on any of this. but answers a question I had, why has he not found a club.   http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2730307/Malky-Mackay-Iain-Moody-investigated-FA-sexist-racist-homophobic-text-messages-time-Cardiff.html

Fer Finally Signs in Record Deal

Well finally the Fer saga is over with the midfielder signing for QPR  in what is said to be a club record sale.  Leroy Fer’s £10m transfer to Queens Park Rangers has been confirmed by the Canaries describing the move as a ‘club record transfer agreement’. We announce this and a couple of hours ago we sign a freebi [...]

Jerome to Sign and Chelsea Defender

Hot on the heels of  Carlos Ceullar signing, reports suggest City's other secret signing Cameron Jerome has passed a medical and is expected to put pen to paper shortly; after the two Cities Stoke and Norwich agreed a fee thought to be in the region of £1.5- £2mill for the striker. Dutch Starlet Defender Also reports are sugges [...]

Freebie Cuellar Signs

Carlos Cuellar becomes the second Free signing of Neil Adams reign ... City have confirmed the signing of former Sunderland defender Carlos Cuellar.The Spaniard, 32, has penned a one-year deal with the option to extend his stay by a further 12 months. "I'm so happy and so proud to join Norwich City. They've given me the opportunity to [...]

Fer Gawd's Sake

With Neil Adams stating that Leroy Fer was in contention for tonights game against Blackburn, reports coming from sources in London suggest Fer is having a medical this morning at Loftus Road in preparation for a £7 million move to West London. To be honest I am sick and tired of all the rumours and denials over Fer, the quicker this all ends [...]

Centre Back In Talks

Centre back Carlos Cuellar is having a medical at Norwich City ahead of a move to the Canaries reports Sky Sports. Experienced Cuellar is available on a free transfer following his release from Sunderland at the end of last season. Cuellar is close to signing for Championship side Norwich City. Cuellar is close to signing for Championship side Nor [...]

According to Reports Jerome set to sign

Several reports today have Neil Adams chasing Cameron Jerome, Stoke City striker, reports surfaced in Scotland that Celtic had, a bid accepted by Stoke but the player is seemingly not keen on playing in Scotland.   Latest reports suggests now that Jerome will be signing for City in a deal thought to be around £2mill. Jerome first bu [...]

Just What was Needed

I cannot imagine anyone having anything to complain about today, a professional display with 3 top darwe finishes. no matter against 10 men. We have seen many times a team will dig in and become harder to break down when they are reduced in numbers. Just what was needed after last weeks display, plus with two hard fixtures ahead;  Blackburn at [...]

Pilkington Off to Cardiff

Looks Like Pilks has gone, with sources in wales saying Cardiff have signed for a fee of around £1mill The 26-year-old will become Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's ninth signing of the transfer window so far

Olsson's Costly Actions

Martin Olsson's  rash few seconds could cost him and the club.  should he found guilty of "Improper Conduct" he could pay a hefty fine aolng with suspension, whether the club will be fined also is to be found out ;  but they will be without their first choice full back for however long THE FA decide. It was as the 26-ye [...]

Stoke Offer £5 Mill for Redmond

Stoke Sentinel are reporting that Stoke have returned with an improved bid for Redmond of £5million. The report STOKE City have reportedly tabled a second bid of £5m for Norwich winger Nathan Redmond this morning. Stoke have already weighed in with one bid for Redmond and now they are edging closer to Norwich's reported valuation of [...]

A Day to Forget

I could see the funny side of things, if a great classic motown song was played this saturday at Carrow Road.  The Four Tops   "It's the same old song" Sadly City have started much the same as they left off last season, forget the records of losing the first game of the season for donkey years, the torrid time on the Ro [...]

Hatchets are Out already

Not the start we wanted, not the type of play we wanted to see. but it is only one game.  The hatchets are out already for Neil Adams head. which is crazy.    If anyone thought we would walk out at Wolves this afternon and expect us to have it easy, then they are deluded. Every side in this division are going to step up their game ag [...]

Stoke Hot Gossip Over Redmond

Lots of talk and chat on a couple of Stoke City messageboards, where they claim Redmond is in talks over a move to the Potteries.   Talk of a £10 mill   What a load of Bully.   But I would take that figure..no problem Many stoke fans are planning to wait and watch out for City's team sheet.   

Here Go

Well here we go, the eve of the big kick off,  time seems to have past very quickly this year. or could be because I am getting older.   There has been mostly talk this close season, about who is leaving and very little about who is coming in, so far it has only been Snodgrass who left.   Good news that Wes and Ryan Bennett [...]

Ryan Bennett and Hoolahan Deals

Ryan Bennett has signed has signed a new three-year contract. It extends the centre-back’s deal through until the summer of 2017.  He could be joined by Wes Hoolahan who is inline to sign a 2 year deal also until 2017 .. Two excellent pieces of news    ...

O Neil Signs Two Year Deal

Gary ONeil has signed a two year contract,  as expected , but will sit out City's opener at Wolves due to seeing red in the Play off final . Neil Adams said: "Gary’s a very experienced player. He’s featured in the Premier League and Championship all his career and he can play in a number of roles through the midfield. &quo [...]

Young Striker On Loan to Oxford

We believe that City’s young striker Carlton Morris will be joining Oxford Utd on loan. Morris was part of the FA Youth Cup winning side.    More as we hear

Couple of News Items Expected

I would not expect much news today, except two stories that we already know inside and out, that RVW will be heading over the channel to try his luck for St Étienne.   Who seemingly have confirmed this, the Frecnh club's  President Ronald Romeyer has said that a total agreement is now in place. I am a little sadden by his depar [...]

Sunday's Rumours or should we say One

A quick scan of the Sunday's  only finds  a  little one hiden away in the People which says:   Norwich want Bolton winger Chung-yong Lee and could offer Anthony Pilkington in exchange. Not sure what is in this one to be honest..  Lee has been quite a player once attracting the interest of Liverpool, but that died after [...]

Ricky's French Connection

Get French Football News: confirms that Norwich striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel has passed a medical today with St Étienne ahead of a season long loan move. The player had more tests today after initial ones yesterday, when he also had lunch with manager Christophe Galtier. The player will join on a season long loan with a buy-out option of &e [...]

O Neil Signing Looks Close

Looks like Neil Adams is close to make his third signing of the season in the shape of Gary ONeil, a free agent released by QPR earlier.  ONeil has bags of experience having helped Ranger to promotion last season. The player said he had offers from various clubs including Maccabi Haifa. Reports suggest  it looks as if  City  hav [...]

Ricky To Go French

Looks very much like Ricky VW  is off for a season long loan .. as many expected according to  Get French Football News, City and  St Étienne have agreed the deal with Ricky expected to undergo a medical today.  What a disappointment that we wil not get to see just what he can do for us, I would have thought he would have [...]