January 28 2015 Latest news:
Norwich City’s Championship progress and the endless churn of the transfer window may be inextricably linked at present but if Alex Neil can re-integrate Sebastien Bassong he will struggle to top that business between now and deadline day.
Moments like Cameron Jerome’s sublime winner against Bournemouth and the joyous celebrations it triggered are why football supporters keep coming back for more.
You may well have got longer odds on Nigel Adkins departing before Neil Adams when Reading left Carrow Road with three Championship points just 19 days ago.
Sentiment is a scarce commodity across top level football.
After the poisonous outpouring came the pause and a chance for some semblance of perspective to take root.