Moritz Leitner leant against the electronic advertising board and shook his head. If ever a picture rendered the spoken word redundant this was the moment on Norwich City’s Championship voyage of discovery.
Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full coverage of Norwich City’s EFL Championship visit from automatic promotion-chasing Cardiff City, in our Matchday Live blog from Carrow Road.
Norwich have lost just one league game in their last 11, but have drawn their last four and sit 14th in the Championship, just one point and one place below Ipswich Town, who had that tremendous win away to Preston on the weekend.
It may be too early to put the current Norwich City squad into the same bracket as the famous 59’ers but having been so starved of FA Cup success in recent seasons it’s hard not to count taking Chelsea to a replay as a cup run.
An unusual and entertaining afternoon at Carrow Road saw Norwich City held to a 1-1 draw by Preston as Alex Neil returned to Norfolk – in a game which finished after 5pm with a City supporter having to step in as the fourth official.
Remember that day at Wembley when Cameron Jerome nicked the ball off Middlesbrough defender Daniel Ayala and stormed through to put Norwich City ahead in the play-off final? Of course you do, it’s one of the great moments in Canaries history.
Ahead of the visit of Derby County this weekend, deputy sports editor, Mark Armstrong, speaks to the man responsible for producing one of the greatest moments in the club’s recent history against the Rams
Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy declared himself pleased with his side’s performance, but bitterly disappointed with the result as Town’s wait for a win against the Canaries extended to nine matches over almost nine years.
As the hype and speculation of deadline day begins, David Freezer picks out some of the big names to watch out for as Championship clubs look to fine tune their squads for the campaign ahead of 11pm tomorrow.