March 17 2014 Latest news:
I have often wondered what goes through a footballer’s mind at certain crucial stages of his playing career – but what the hell was Wes Hoolahan thinking of in the seconds after he scored Norwich City’s goal at Villa Park on Sunday?
If last week’s results had been the other way round things wouldn’t now look quite as bad.
If only Alzheimer’s Research UK had been able to impose a £1 charge on any supporter heard saying “We could do with someone like Duncan Forbes out there today”. Donations would have been off the scale on Saturday.
The comparison is inevitable, as is the acceptance Norwich City compare unfavourably with this weekend’s Premier League opponents Southampton.
Notwithstanding the fact that Stoke City epitomise tedious, spoiling football, the game was the perfect microcosm of City’s season.