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The key facts and figures of Wes Hoolahan’s 10 years as a Canaries star

PUBLISHED: 17:00 23 April 2018 | UPDATED: 18:32 23 April 2018

Wes Hoolahan in Championship play-off final action against Middlesbrough in 2015. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Wes Hoolahan in Championship play-off final action against Middlesbrough in 2015. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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As the Wes Hoolahan era draws to a close, we’ve taken a look at some of the mercurial Irishman’s key statistics during a decade as a Norwich City player.

Signed: June 2008 – Brought in by Glenn Roeder for £250,000 from Blackpool, with goalkeeper Matt Gilks heading in the other direction

Debut: Aug 9, 2008 – Coventry 2 Norwich 0 (Championship)

Appearances: 351 (70 as sub)

All-time City apps: 17th (one behind Daryl Sutch)

Canaries goals: 53

All-time City goals: Joint 21st with Hugh Curran

First goal: Jan 17, 2009 – Norwich 4 Barnsley 0 (Championship)

Last goal: Aug 8, 2017 – Norwich 3 Swindon 2 (League Cup)

Record against Ipswich: P10 W7 D3 L0

Goals against Ipswich: 2

Republic of Ireland caps: 42

Republic of Ireland goals: 3

Total career club apps: 625 (129 as sub)

Total career club goals: 83

Clubs

• Shelbourne (2001-05) – 156 apps, 14 goals

• Livingston (2006) – 19 apps, 0 goals

• Blackpool (2006-08) – 99 apps, 16 goals

• Norwich (2008-2018) – 351 apps, 53 goals

Honours: Irish League (2002, 03, 04), League One play-off final win (2007), League One (2010), Championship runner-up (2011), Championship play-off final win (2015)

Personal accolades: PFAI Young Player of the Season (2003) PFA Team of the Year, League One (2007, 2010), Championship (2011), Norwich City player of the season (2017)

Trivia: Hoolahan had trials at Ipswich, Leicester and Sunderland before joining Livingston in 2006 for a deal worth up to £100,000, then managed by Paul Lambert


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