While the game at Huddersfield had all the hallmarks of early season, with players still feeling their way into their respective systems, the end result was exactly what was needed from a City perspective, and whilst reversing the record run of losses was vital, to do so with a clean sheet was the icing on the cake.

When you’ve not won a competitive game of football for 191 days and lost your last 11 games in the process, you’ve simply got to find a way to change that trend and somehow muster a win of any sorts - and that’s exactly what the lads did up at Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium.

In-demand Emi Buendia has revealed he wants to return to the Premier League but has vowed to continue fighting for Norwich.

Well, the new season is upon us after what feels like the shortest summer on record – and I’m sure you are all really looking forward to it after the disappointment of the last one.

I’m worried that I might be turning into one of those people. You know the sort. The ones that refuse to get carried away by a Norwich City promotion and claim they prefer the Championship to the Premier League.

In recent years, trying to write a piece about Norwich City’s new signings would have left me struggling to meet the word count.

With City looking increasingly one dimensional as last season developed, it was inevitable that there would be speculation about whether we would see a different tactical approach from Daniel Farke this season.

Every year the cold winter ends with the first few buds of Spring, and with it comes new hope for the months ahead.

Opinion Have Norwich City finally got a Plan B?

Friday, September 11, 2020

“He’s got no Plan B” – so often the words uttered by fans when results aren’t going their way. For Norwich, that accusation precedes Daniel Farke as the same words were used for Alex Neil, Chris Hughton and countless managers before them.

This season of course cannot be perfect.

Usually, when the fixture list is released, I have the buzz of excitement, like a kid on Christmas Eve.

Norfolk take on a Nottinghamshire II XI in two T20 games on Thursday as part of the ongoing relationship between the two counties.

Autumn, a ”season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and barbel”. So wrote poets Johns Keats and Bailey and I know the great one of the two would have agreed - if he had actually caught a great, golden barbel of his own.

A week on and my charity challenge run already feels like it’s history.

The wind made conditions hard in the VC Baracchi 50, but that did not stop triathletes Joe Skipper and Hannah Peel from setting records for the Bungay-based Waveney Valley course.

The low pressure of late last week certainly produced winds strong enough to blow you out of your hat and make casting a float a tricky and hazardous job.

A couple of years ago I was asked to make a film about running with my dogs by local film maker, Lee Blanchflower.

King’s Lynn Speedway have confirmed they are ready to stage the fourth round of the British Youth Championship at the end of the month.

The sports editor got in touch recently with a long list of fishing tackle, which had belonged to the father of a friend who had sadly passed away and the family wondered if it had value.

Great Yarmouth teams had a grand day at the CC Breckland 50, with members of the town cycling club revising long-standing records while the locally-based DAP CC took high placings and the event team prize.

What a week this has been, especially after last Friday evening’s training races at the Sportspark in Norwich which was nothing more than a bit of an experiment for local triathlete Joe Skipper.

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