Fans seem to lose patience with Alex Neil as Norwich City lose at home to Huddersfield
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Pressure is tonight mounting on Norwich City boss Alex Neil as the Canaries went down 2-1 at home to Huddersfield Town.
It was hoped Tuesday night's victory over Aston Villa would signal an upturn in City's fortunes but any kind of revival has come crashing back down to earth with a bump following tonight's defeat.
Fans appear to have lost patience with Neil, who took City up to the Premier League via the play-offs in his first season in charge, but who has come in for increasing criticism from supporters in recent weeks as Norwich's good early season form has taken a nose dive.
Many have taken to social media tonight to vent their frustration at yet another defeat:
• @mattjware tweeted: 'No manager satisfies every fan with selection, tactics, subs. But Neil draws ire from majority of fans for his decisions week after week.'
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• @NeilGilding tweeted: 'We've just been beaten at home by a team sponsored by a cough medicine for gods sake. 7 defeats and 2 draws against top half teams. #ncfc'
• He also tweeted: 'Times up. 7 points from 10 games is woeful. It's not a bad run it's nearly a quarter of the season. Gary Rowett in for me please. #ncfc'
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• @jbrookes7 tweeted: 'The reaction from the Oliveira sub tells you all you need to know. Time to go, Alex. #ncfc'
• @mattjohnson333 tweeted: 'Even after the pathetic relegation I said I'd give Alex Neil until Christmas. I was wrong.Woefully wrong. Going backwards. #canarycall #ncfc'
• On Facebook, Wayne Stalley posted: 'Team look defeated it's half time .... Neil is a beaten man but hats off to Huddersfield teaching us how to play'.
• Tony Hilton posted: 'Says alot about norwich when there is a norwich fan knitting in the stadium . I honestly dont understand how managers can only have one tactic in this day and age'
• Simon Bramford posted: 'Garbage should have sacked AN weeks ago'
• Julian N Mary posted: 'Neil HAS to go.'
• Emanuel Lizarraga posted: 'AN OUT'
• Lee Dyke posted: 'Nothing will change until Alex Neil has gone who plays same as we did vs villa .. yeah we won but was the worst match u have ever seen'