December 18 2014 Latest news:
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.
Such is Norwich City’s current defensive predicament, Ryan Bennett’s return from injury has almost assumed mythical proportions.
Neil Adams will have rapidly discovered with each fresh instalment of Championship frustration there are thousands of managers in the making across Norfolk.