I’m sure many of the 2,200 Norwich fans travelling to Rotherham this morning will be hoping to get there nice and early to find a pub showing live football, so they can watch the Leeds United v Sheffield United game.
A lot of words have been used to describe City’s football this season; fluid, flowing, sexy, exhilarating to name but a few, but one which isn’t often mentioned is perhaps the most important; disciplined.
With a film about a Norwich wrestling family tearing up the box office, a Norwich actress ruling the roost at the Oscars and a Norfolk beach set to feature in a summer release, the eyes of the film world are very much honed in on our neck of the woods at the moment.
Daniel Farke joked he might put his feet up on the sofa on Saturday but only to watch Norwich City’s next opponents, not their title rivals, after Friday night’s 1-0 Championship win over Swansea City moved them five points clear.
Legendary winger Darren Huckerby has hailed the quality of Norwich City’s football under Daniel Farke this season – but still thinks the promotion winners of 2004 would have fancied their chances against the current Canaries.
Nelson Oliveira’s fist-pumping antics at Ipswich Town suggest Norwich City should turn the old maxim about keeping ‘friends close but enemies closer’ firmly on its head in the defining weeks of the Championship promotion race.
Daniel Farke is maintaining the rhetoric that City were touted for a mid-table finish, so everything thereafter is a bonus as part of his strategy to keep the players focused and the pressure off, and quite rightly so.
Remarkable form in front of goal has lifted Norwich City to the top of English football’s goal-scoring charts, with just three Premier League giants ahead of Daniel Farke’s exciting team so far this season.
For the umpteenth time this season the lads once again showed the character, determination and that never-say-die attitude to come back, not just once, but twice to win the game Saturday against a very good well organised Bristol City side.
Daniel Farke’s contract, Leeds United’s spying punishment, kick-off times against Ipswich and the progress of Norwich City’s executive committee were all in the mix as Ben Kensell updated fans on the latest issues.
Two long away trips to the north-west which produced three points and put the Canaries back on top of the Championship, two points in front of Leeds... all in all not a bad four days’ work away from Norfolk for the lads.
After the Norwich City penalty woes continued at Preston, David Freezer takes a closer look at the spot-kick issues which are becoming a costly problem amid the pressure of a Championship promotion push.
It was a long and winding road, but a picture of The Beatles playing in Great Yarmouth that had never been seen before has finally been printed - after spending 55 years in a drawer as an undeveloped negative.
In all my years as a Norwich City fan I’ve come to realise each and every season has one, truly defining moment; the one moment that sets the tone for the rest of the season and tells you how it is going to pan out.