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Alex Neil will now go head to head with Mourinho, Wenger and Van Gaal. Photo: Grant Stantiall (via Flickr).

How The Alex Neil Effect Won Promotion For Norwich

Monday 25th May will go down as one of the most famous days in Norwich City’s history. A first appearance and victory at the new Wembley and their first visit to the national stadium for 30 years saw them book an immediate return to the Premier League. However, the result was just the icing on the cake of what was …

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Wembley is the best place to win promotion but the worst place to lose out on it. Photo: Jon Candy (via Flickr).

Championship Play-Off Preview

After a 46 game marathon which produced the most incredible and dramatic race for automatic promotion in recent history, we’re now less than 48 hours away from the start of the play-off sprint. Bournemouth and Watford have already reached the finish line and the promised land of the top flight. However, the immediate futures of the four teams who were …

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Photo: Oliver Mallich (via Flickr).

Farewell Neil

Norwich City are once again looking for a new manager after Neil Adams fell on his sword earlier today with the club sitting just outside the play-offs in the Championship. Given the squad they have and the start to the season they made, it is a disappointment and an underachievement yet the former winger, youth team manager and radio pundit …

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They may not be visiting grounds like Old Trafford but Norwich fans have got more to cheer this season. Photo: Blue Square Thing (via Flickr).

How Norwich Have Turned Their Fortunes Around

A few months ago, I wrote about the appointment of Neil Adams as Norwich City manager and how the former winger, radio pundit and youth team coach would be a success in the Carrow Road hot seat. When Adams was named as Chris Hughton’s replacement, he had just five games to save Norwich from the drop and four of these …

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Neil Adams has a busy summer ahead of him which will see many players coming and going out of Carrow Road. Photo: Pittaya Sroilong (via Flickr).

Why Neil Adams Needs To Prove Himself This Summer

Having been appointed as Norwich City’s permanent manager around a fortnight ago, Neil Adams looks set to be joined by fellow former Canary Gary Holt who will become his assistant after leaving his post as manager at Falkirk. The pair will now preside over what is expected to be a very busy summer at the club during which many changes …

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The FA Youth Cup success proved Adams' abilities as a manager. Photo: Grant Stantiall (via Flickr).

Why Neil Adams Is The Right Man For Norwich

Neil Adams may not be a household name to many followers of Premier League football, hence the scepticisms surrounding his appointment at Norwich City as Chris Hughton’s successor. The general view from the national media is that the Norfolk club’s decision was not only knee-jerk but awfully timed. Whilst it’s true that the timing could have been better, much better …

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Photo: Oliver Mallich (via Flickr).

Why Hughton Had To Go – Regardless Of Timing

Chris Hughton’s sacking by Norwich City on Sunday night came as a surprise to almost everyone who follows football around the country. The national media have had a field day and many pundits have been highly critical of the club’s decision, Gary Lineker describing it as “bonkers” on Twitter being just one example. Whilst the opinions of these highly regarded …

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Norwich City's Premier League future hangs in the balance but they have more grounds for optimism than their rivals. Photo: Blue Square Thing (via Flickr).

Why Stability Will Be The Key To Survival

Time is running out and tensions are running high at the bottom of the Premier League – and that’s not just in the home dressing room at The Hawthorns. Whatever may or may not have happened after West Brom conceded a late equaliser to Cardiff at the weekend, it just further highlights that not many of the clubs involved in …

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Video: On this day in 2005 – Delia Smith rants on pitch

It is nine years ago today that Norwich City’s majority shareholder Delia Smith surged onto the pitch at half time during the clubs Premier League match against Manchester City. The score was 2-2 at half time with two goals from Antoine Sibierksi and Robbie Fowler cancelling out the two goal early lead given to the Norfolk club by Leon Mckenzie …

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Luis Suarez Sets Mark As Liverpool Crush Canaries

Luis Suarez became the 1st South American player to score 4 goals in a Premier League game Wednesday night as he put 4 past John Ruddy in Liverpool’s 5-1 cakewalk over struggling Norwich City The Uruguayan added an assist as well on Raheem Sterling’s 88th minute goal to lend a hand in every Liverpool goal on the night, all 5 …

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