It was around this time 12 months ago the Canaries’ season plunged into a tailspin. Paddy Davitt assesses the prospect of avoiding a repeat ahead of the return to league action at Nottingham Forest this weekend.
Forget playing systems, altered recruitment policies and tightened belts – Norwich City’s biggest changes are coming at their training base. Michael Bailey gets to sample the Canaries’ new reality and redevelopment at Colney.
Perhaps it’s better if Leeds do finally get their longed-for promotion back to the top flight this season, after the comments of their owner sparked worries for supporters of Championship clubs this week.
With a quarter of the 2018-19 EFL Championship season already done and dusted, which clubs are improving their fortunes on last season and at which end? Michael Bailey crunches some numbers for Norwich City and beyond.
Timm Klose’s unfortunate attempt at a sliding clearance to gift Stoke their winning goal on Saturday may have been a literal slice of bad fortune, but for once City have luck on their side in the timing of this international break.