Disappointment to be narrowly beaten by champions-elect Liverpool may have outweighed pride for Kenny McLean - but the midfielder is determined to keep making Norwich City fans feel proud of their team.
The Premier League trophy will soon be in Jordan Henderson's hands and the Liverpool skipper left Carrow Road a happy man, after making sure his team dealt with Norwich City's threat like true champions.
Norwich City number one Tim Krul was frustrated after defeat to leaders Liverpool but pleased with his display amid the difficult conditions brought by Storm Dennis, as Holland boss Ronald Koeman visited Carrow Road.
It's only six months since that sticky early August evening at Anfield when City kicked off their season but as they prepare for the return fixture all the hopes and dreams we took with us that day have largely evaporated.
The January transfer window may be closed but agents remain busy, with Norwich City defender Ben Godfrey appearing in two separate stories from the same national newspaper in the past 24 hours - alongside a huge £50million transfer tag.
Former Norwich City Ladies' starlet Lauren Hemp is thriving at Manchester City as she gears up for her own slice of East Anglian derby action on Sunday when the Citizens host Ipswich Town's women in the FA Cup fifth round.
With the immediate future of Alex Tettey sorted, and on the back of last summer's contract bonanza, Norwich City sporting director Stuart Webber looks to have a strong negotiation position for whatever this summer brings.
Alex Tettey's time at Norwich City will extend into a ninth season, with the Canaries' longest serving current player signing a new one-year deal - despite uncertainty over which division the club will be playing in.