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Rudd on form in much changed starting line up

A lot of the press on Wednesday relating to the game last night will obviously be devoted to the Grabban incident pre match, and to Ricky Van Wolfswinkel's second goal for the club, but that shouldn't stop Declan Rudd getting the plaudits he deserved In his first senior appearance for the club in a number of years former England U-21 goalke [...]

Neil Confirms Grabban 'Incident'

At the start of tonights match versus Rotherham, I like many others was wondering why there wasn't another striker on the bench, however mid way through the first half it all became a lot clearer An article emerged in one of the main daily newspapers alleging Lewis Grabban had gone AWOL from the team hotel pre match having been told he was only [...]

Feed The Wolf

Yep - he's back - and he's scored his second goal for the club Now £4.25m per goal doesn't sound great for a striker, but the fans love him and was popular with the crowd away at Rotherham tonight, and it's easy to see why. Van Wolfswinkel is a traditional striker and on many occasions was in the right place at the right time [...]

Harry Toffolo Makes Senior Debut

In a much changed Norwich side for the league cup fixture away at Rotherham tonight it was good to see 20 year old Norwich Academy product Harry Toffolo given his senior debut for the club. By all accounts the young left back who made 30 appearances for Swindon on loan last season didn't have a bad game either, and whilst it may be too soon to [...]

Murphy Sent To Coventry

No sooner than the ink has dried on his new contract it is confoirmed this evening that Jacob Murphy is to move on loan to League One Coventry for the rest of this season and will be his seventh professional team (including six load spells at Swindon, Southend, Colchester, Blackpool, Scunthorpe & now Coventry)    

New Contract For Murphy & Murphy

The club have confirmed this evening that it has ties down two of it's rising starlets the Murphy twins Jacob and Josh  The new contracts mean they will stay with Norwich until at least 2017 having signed professional terms back in 2013 on the back of the sucessful FA Youth Cup run Josh with 29 appearances to his name has featured for the [...]

Big Match Build Up - Sunderland Away

According to Alex neil at his pre-match press conference at Colney this morning we have no new injuries to contend with for the game at Sunderland on Saturday, also he confirmed that Martin Olsson & Kyle Lafferty are not too far away from being available for selection. Not much comment was passed on last weekend's match other than that we h [...]

Mattia Destro - Rumours Persist

Rumours continue to persist linking Norwich with a £4.5m bid for Italian international striker Mattia Destro from Roma, where he has fallen down the pecking order following their signing of Edin Dzeco from Manchester City The player has himself been quoted as saying that he would prefer a move domestically rather than internationally so [...]

League Cup - Round 2 - A Good Draw For Northern Canaries

So the secod round draw of the league cup has been kind to the Northern Canaries Norwich who entered the drawer in the seeded section as ball number 14 have been drawn away to Rotherham United in the second round of the Capital One Cup The match will take place w/c24th August at the New York Stadium against the club whose Academy Chief is Mike Sher [...]

Team News - First Game Proper

So the first game proper of the season is upon us, and the line ups have been confirmed as follows: Ruddy; Whittaker, Martin (c), Bassong, Brady; Howson, Dorrans, Tettey, Johnson; Hoolahan; Grabban. Rudd (GK), Wisdom, Jerome, Hooper, Redmond, R Bennett, O'Neil

Mulumbu Out With Broken Foot

Well, that's just made the selection for the first game easier unfortunately. It has been confirmed this evening that Youssof Mulumbu has a broken metatarsal sustained in the final pre seasaon friendly against Brentford, and as well as missing the season opener against Crystal Palace this weekend at Carrow Road is likely to miss a number o [...]

Tomlin On The Radar

There seem to be a few stories flying about this morning linking us to a raid on Middlesborough for their winger Lee Tomlin Tomlin scored 12 goals for Middlesbrough last season but has been left out of the senior squad in pre season having told the club he wishes to move onwards and upwards If the stories are to be believed it is a straight race at [...]

Decent Starts for Brady & Wisdom

Yesterday saw the first match in Norwich colours for both of these (and luckily they were not subjected to the new 3rd kit) and both made solid starts to their careers for the club. Wisdom is likely to be only with us for a year before he returns to his parent club Liverpool and is somewhere near the fringes of their first team, and yesterday we sa [...]

2 More To Go - Alex Neil's Recruitment Target

Following yesterday's friendly Alex Neil has stated he would like to get two more in before the window shuts, with striker and CB believed to be on his shopping list It remains to be seen if this figure will change with any departures happening, rumours persist and the imminnent departure of Gary Hooper although the club maintains that no bids [...]

Adams Returns To Club

Announced on Friday was the news that Neil Adams has returned to the club as stated when he left the manager's seat a few months ago Now I know a lot of Norwich fans might have expected him to fill the vacant under 21's position, but that has beentaken and he has returned in a position of "Loans Manager" Now I don't know of to [...]

Kean To Apply Some Pressure

Ok, so I thought we would go with a tabloid style headline  Anyway - yesterday at our friendly vs Brentford Jake Kean was introduced to the crowd as our latest summer signing Kean joins us from Blackburn where he made 44 first team appearances in goal and has joined to put some pressure on Ruddy and Rudd as well as provide further backup to th [...]