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A cracking first half

More of the same in the second half please city They looked the better prepared, given the Middlesborough bus turned up late with just an hour to go until kick off, you could argue the players were still on the bus. City started the game on the front foot, looking to have learned from the league game at Carrow Road a few weeks ago and never let up, [...]

Playoff Final Vs Middlesbrough - Line Ups Confirmed

And so the match is now only an hour away, the Middlesbrough line up may have to be delayed as there are reports on Radio 5 Live circulating that they are stuck in traffic and having to get a police escort to the ground, whilst our team have been here a little while, and have been for a nice walk round the pitch to settle in for the afternoon and c [...]

So Wembley Fever Is Upon Us

And for those of us that have to work, it's going to be a long and frustrating day with all the build up and excitement going on around us So far the twiitersphere has been full of people, and to a lesser extent their dogs, dressed up in Norwich kit ready to go to Wembley, damn you lot being so cheerful when I'm stuck in an office We will o [...]

Alex Neil keeping his cards close to his chest

I suppose it had to be expected given the significance of tomorrows game, so what did we learn from his pre-match press-conference today? Biggest game of his managerial career - but hoping for a bigger one in a week's time, sounds fair enough One of the Murphy twins is in the match day squad tomorrow - but he wouldn't say who Apart from [...]

Good luck to Luke Varney

This may sound a bit strange for a Norwich site to be wishing an Ipswich player good luck, but no one likes to see a bad injury and it looks like the one he sustained in the first leg of the playoff semi final is a bad one. Press reports say this week that the operation on his injured achilles has been sucessful, but he is still going to be out for [...]

Ruddy Rumours - First Transfer Rumour Of The Off Season

And we've not even finished playing yet This morning the Daily Star were carrying a story that Mourinho may wish to resurrect his interest in John Ruddy as the number 2 keeper at Chelsea, like may other City fans i'm sure I'd be very surprised at this stage of his career if Ruddy fancied getting splinters in his backside for the next se [...]

Well that fizzled out a bit after a bright start...

Comfortably the highest tempo start to a match from city in a while it unfortunately fizzled out a bit after the Ipswich injury mid way through the first half with the extended stoppage knocking us out of our stride.  That being said we still generallly gave a good account of ourselves. For the first thirty minutes City were well on top, at on [...]

Line Ups Confirmed - Let Battle Commence

As promised earlier here's the line us for today's first leg against our noisy neighbours from south of the border Ruddy; Whittaker, Martin (c), Bassong, Olsson; Tettey, Howson, Dorrans, Redmond, Johnson; Jerome. Subs: Rudd (GK), Hooper, Hoolahan, E Bennett, R Bennett, O'Neil, Odjidja-Ofoe. FOUR CHANGES | Whittaker, Tettey, Dorrans and [...]

Ding ding, round 1 - Play off semi finals

So the first of the Semi Finals is upon us, and Alex Neil said in his press conference yesterday that Whittaker, Tettey & Hooper were all returning to training yesterday, the big question is which if any will get straight back in?? Whittaker?  - Well covered by Elliott Bennett last week, you could argue that he deserves to keep his place, [...]

Bring on the S******s

Season over with a fine win over hoodoo team Fulham, which promoted City to 3rd  in the table and setting up a East Anglian play off semi final. against those down the road.  A hat Trick to Player of the |Season Bradley Johnson, sadly one was at the wrong end, but nobody really cares; his goals have been one of the main reasons we are whe [...]