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Yesterday, 12:00

I do it every time: whenever England play I get all excited about 11 blokes who are about to turn a footballing corner. And then they go and let me down.

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If the atmosphere at the start of the Blackburn game had been decidedly low key, last week’s was positively funereal and was hardly lifted by a game that generated very little in the way of highlights.

I said a couple of weeks ago after two very poor performances and results away at Sheffield Wednesday and Bristol City that the play-off position was now beyond Norwich City.

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Some feared it might take longer. Most wanted it done as efficiently as possible. Everyone can be assured, Norwich City have their man.

Ed Balls may be suffering from withdrawal symptoms as he comes to terms with life after Strictly Come Dancing. If he feels a burning desire to be judged every Saturday then it has been satisfied these past two weekends.

Norwich City

The past week has been largely spent chasing wild geese. I say wild, but some of them were positively furious.

In this turbulent Carrow Road season other things have increasingly tended to get in the way of the football for those of us writing about the club.

As I’ve said many times over these past few years in my column nothing really surprises me in football, but I have to say I was shocked when the news broke that Norwich City had sacked Alex Neil with immediate effect and that Alan Irvine would be for the in charge upcoming games.

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A week is a long time in football, so the cliché goes – but that doesn’t stop some weeks being longer than others.

I’ve worked out that Alan Irvine is the 25th manager Norwich City have had since I started supporting the club back in the 1970s,

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Fri, 06:00

Norwich City’s new managing director Steve Stone insists it is business as usual regarding a number of the Canaries’ first team squad out of contract this summer.

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Norwich City
14:21

Norwich United play-off hopes suffered when they lost to two second half strikes from AFC Hornchurch forward Martin Tuohy, writes Norman Bygrave.

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Adam Hipperson
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Norwich City academy product Sam Habergham is preparing for the biggest game of his career and loving every moment of his time in the spotlight.

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Norwich
Yesterday, 16:59

Shaun Bammant was the hero for Lowestoft Town this afternoon as he scored a late equaliser to keep the Blues’ play-off hopes just about alive.

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Lowestoft Town
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

To celebrate Frank Lampard’s glittering career at Chelsea, we’ve dug through the archives to bring you 15 rarely-seen-before pictures from his younger days.

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