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O'Neil Contract Talks On Hold

Norwich City midfielder Gary O'Neil says he is not thinking about his future at the club and is purely focused on helping the club to stay in the Premier League. The 33-year-old is due to run out of contract at the end of the season, but quite understandably Norwich have not discussed a new deal while they are battling to avoid the drop. O' [...]

Arsenal Vs Norwich - Planned Home Fans Protest

Arsenal fans will have to wait to make their point - quite forcibly - to Arsene Wenger and all the other people who are upsetting them at the moment.  The game is the late start on Saturday afternoon, kicking off at 5.30pm, although how many Arsenal fans will be in the stadium to see it is anyone's guess. Prominent supporters' group RE [...]

Arsenal Vs Norwich - Pre Match Stats

Arsenal Vs Norwich - Some Pre Match Stats For You - And They Don't Look Great for Norwich Fans Arsenal have won eight of their last 12 league home games against Norwich City (W8 D3 L1). Norwich have won only one of their last 14 league games against Arsenal, losing seven and drawing six in this period. This game will be Arsene Wenger’ [...]

Alex Neil's Thoughts On Relegation Run Down

Norwich City Manager Alex Neil spoke to Norwich City TV yesterday offering his thoughts on the run in and the relegation battle over the final four games left to play this season. "The bottom line is that we're in a fight and we need to come out fighting," "There's been a lot of negativity as you can imagine, obviously with t [...]

Wisdom & Klose's Seasons Closed Out

Norwich manager Alex Neil yesterday confirmed at his press conference for the Arsenal match that kicks off this evening at the Emirates that both Andre Wisdom & Timm Klose are out for the season As a further blow for Switzerland international Klose he is expected also to miss Euro 2016 having been in good form for the club prior to his injury t [...]

Wisdom & Klose Out For Season

Norwich manager Alex Neil today confirmed at his press conference for the Arsenal match tomorrow that both Andre Wisdom & Timm Klose are out for the season As a further blow for Switzerland international Klose he is expected also to miss Euro 2016 having been in good form for the club prior to his injury the other week. However, Russel Martin i [...]

Paul Lambert installed as bookies' favourite to become next Celtic boss

Paul Lambert has been installed as the odds-on favourite to become the next Celtic manager after confirming he will quit Blackburn Rovers this summer. A former Parkhead captain, Lambert will activate a release clause in the two-and-a-half-year contract he signed in November following the final Sky Bet Championship clash with Reading on May 7. And b [...]

Former Canaries Facing Non League Future

Whilst I knew that Jamie Cureton had been relegated with Dagenham & Redbridge I hadn't noticed Ian Culverhouse's appointment as assistant manager at the Daggers, Culverhouse returned to the game to become John Still’s assistant in January after an abrupt exit from Aston Villa, having originally followed Lambert out of Carrow [...]

Alex Neil On Relegation Run In

Norwich City Manager Alex Neil spoke to Norwich City TV offering his thoughts on the run in "The bottom line is that we're in a fight and we need to come out fighting," "There's been a lot of negativity as you can imagine, obviously with the fact that we were four points clear and now we're not, but this isn't the tim [...]

Norwich & Sunderland Charged by FA

Norwich City and Sunderland have been charged by the Football Association for failing to control their players and staff during Saturday's Premier League match. Players and staff from both sides clashed on the touchline early in the lunchtime match at Carrow Road at the weekend. Both clubs have until 18:00 on Thursday 21st April to respond to t [...]

Norwich City Need To "Win Ugly"

Norwich City have to 'Win Ugly' according to the club manager Alex Neil in his media conference following the 3-0 defeat at home to Sunderland on Saturday Norwich had distributed paper 'clappers' and 3,000 inflatable canaries to fans in the hope that a positive atmosphere might prove decisive in the same way it seemed to help in the [...]

Klose's Season Closed?

In his pre match press conference prior to the Sunderland fixture Alex Neil suggested that Timm Klose was touch and go for selection, but as we have seen a few times recently his injury updates are sometimes a bit adventurous and he likes to keep the opposition guessing (Brady & Naismith injuries anyone?) However I don't think there was any [...]

Wisdom Joins The Injury List

As well as the defeat at the weekend there was more bad news with Andre Wisdom being forced to limp off in the final minute of normal time in the match Whilst the full extent of his injury has yet to be revealed, it is beieved he may well be joining Klose and Tettey on the sidelines until the end of the season having suffered an injury to his knee [...]

Norwich City To Make Swoop For Brighton Star Lewis Dunk

Norwich City are eyeing a swoop for Brighton and Hove Albion defender Lewis Dunk in their search for much needed defensive reinforcements according to reports emerging today Norwich City are still fighting for their lives in order to retain their Premier League status this season and it remains to be seen whether or not the Canaries will be able to [...]

Norwich Taking Horley Town Hotshot On Trial

According to his agent Darren Lewis City will be taking Horley Town striker Ashley Nadeson on trial next week Nadeson, 21, has never played for a professional club but has netted 44 times so far this season for Horley Town in the Combined Counties League Premier Division, and scored 42 times last season as well, and is reportedly being tracked by a [...]

Crystal Palace Slip Up Not So Costly

Fortunately our defeat at Crystal Palace has proven not to be too costly this weekend as we have come out of it with the same gap between us and our relegation rivals as we entered it Our nearest rivals Sunderland lost 0-2 at home to Leicester City as their poor run continues, their game in hand is at home to Arsenal in a fortnight, a weekend which [...]

Dieumerci Mbokani's Long Term Future To Be Settled In The Summer

When they signed him last summer Norwich negotiated a buy-out option in their season-long loan deal for the Dynamo Kiev frontman, who produced an impressive goalscoring display and played a key part in last weekend’s crucial 3-2 top flight win against fellow relegation strugglers Newcastle. On Friday when asked about the subject of the DR Con [...]

Sam Allardyce believes Sunderland’s visit to Norwich City is critical

Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce says he already has one eye on next weekend’s prospective relegation play-off at Norwich while preparing his side to face Leicester on Sunday. Irrespective of the outcome at the Stadium of Light, Allardyce admits the match at Carrow Road next weekend is the one most likely to determine whether the Black Cats c [...]

Aston Villa Interested In Summer Swoop For Gary O'Neil

The Sun write that Aston Villa want to sign Norwich midfielder Gary O'Neil in the summer ahead of what is now inevitably a season in the Championship. O'Neil, 32, is likely to leave Carrow Road on a free at the end of the campaign with his contract set to expire and the claret and blues are reported to be looking to snap him up. The former [...]

Alex Neil Left Sweating On Timm Klose Injury

Alex Neil is hopeful of good news after Timm Klose was forced to leave the field in the first half at Selhurst Park on Saturday. Klose collided with Dwight Gayle and suffered what looked like a knock to his left knee that forced him off in the 40th minute, being replaced by Seb Bassong. Klose has been an impressive force int he Norwich defense in t [...]

Tony Spearing Returns To City As New Head Of Recruitment

Former Norwich City defender Tony Spearing is returning to Carrow Road having been appointed as Head Of Recruitment a position that has been vacant since Barry Simmonds left the club suddenly in March last year. The 51-year-old played as a left-back for clubs including Leicester City, Plymouth Argyle and Peterborough United after leaving Norwich in [...]

BT Sport To Show Norwich's Home Game with Man Utd

With plenty to play for at both ends of the Premier League table BT Sport will be showing Norwich City hosting former Premier League Champions Manchester United on Saturday 7th May at a revised lunctime kick off of 12.45pm Manchester United are just about still in the running for a Champions League placed finish, while Norwich are scrapping for the [...]

Crystal Palace (A) - Alex Neil's Post Match Reaction In Quotes

The highlight's from Alex Neil's post match interview today, having seen hi City side beaten 1-0 away at Crystal Palace "I thought it was an average game. Not a great spectacle. You could see what it meant to both sides.  I didn't think there was much in it. You could see what was at stake for both teams, unfortunately they go [...]

LMA Award For Alex Neil & Norwich City

Let's hope this award proves not to be a curse this afternoon in the same way the manager of the month award is often talked about being. The League Managers Association has handed Alex Neil & Norwich City its LG Performance of the Week Award for City's dramatic 3-2 win over Newcastle. Decided by an five-man judging panel comprising of [...]

Tony Spearing Returns To Club As Head Of Recruitment

Former Norwich City defender Tony Spearing is returning to Carrow Road having been appointed as Head Of Recruitment a position that has been vacant since Barry Simmonds left the club suddenly in March last year. The 51-year-old played as a left-back for clubs including Leicester City, Plymouth Argyle and Peterborough United after leaving Norwi [...]

Crystal Palace V Norwich - Starting Line Ups Confirmed

Norwich go into the match unchanged from the line up that beat Newcastle 3-2 in last weeks action packed game, captain Russell Martin is at the ground but has not made the matchday squad of 18 Ruddy; Wisdom, Bennett, Klose, Olsson; Jarvis, Howson, O'Neil (c), Brady; Naismith; Mbokani Rudd (GK), Bassong, Jerome, Bamford, Hoolahan, Mulumbu, Redmo [...]

Olsson & Mbokani Make Team Of The Week

Before we start I'll freely admit I do not normally pay too much attention to what comes out of Garth Crook's mouth, so when he has something positive to say I will listen, and in his regular team of the week article for BBC Sport he has two City players in there following our crucial victory over Newcastle on Saturday afternoon Martin Olss [...]

Can Norwich Do A Leicester?

Momentum, confidence & form count for a lot in sport, and at the moment we seem to have all three going our way, and having just seen the below stat it got me wondering if we could do a Leicester? 3rd April 2015.Leicester 7 points from safety. 3rd April 2016. Leicester 7 points clear at the top. I know it's nice to dream, but I don't im [...]

"Biggest Win Since Wembley" According To City's Boss Alex Neil

So says the Norwich City boss Alex Neil post match... When asked if it was his team's most important victory since his team's play-off final triumph over Middlesbrough at the end of last season, Alex Neil answered: "I think with what was at stake in this game, then yes. "Games are running out now and this was one up against somebo [...]

Handball Or Not - We Still Had The Last Laugh

Not only did we have the last laugh in the first half of a highly charged and very entertaining match at Carrow Road against fellow strugglers Newcastle, when, having held onto the ball in the stand for 30-60 seconds in an attempt to be funny and run the time down the Newcastle Fans saw us promptly score with the pretty much the lst touch of the ha [...]

4 Points Clear At The Bottom

And coming for Palace who are only 3 ahead of us now...

Sunderland Match - Away End A Sell Out

Sunderland have announced this week they have sold all of their allocation for the match at Carrow Road on 16the April - with a sell-out support will make the 500-mile round trip for the high-stakes clash at Carrow Road, with just one point currently separating the sides in the Barclays Premier League table before our game at home to their North Ea [...]

Hoolahan Considering International Future

The 33-year-old Norwich midfielder had hinted during recent friendlies against Switzerland and Slovakia that this summer’s Euro 2016 finals could well be his international swansong, Hoolhan will be 34 by the time this summer's tournament comes around, and 36 by the next world cup. Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has [...]