Declan Rudd

Ex-Norwich City boss Alex Neil has brushed off speculation touting him with the Canaries’ Championship promotion rivals West Brom.

Listen to the latest edition of the PinkUn Norwich City Podcast as we review a vital victory over Bristol City and look ahead to a revenge mission at Millwall.

Listen to the latest edition of the PinkUn Norwich City Podcast as we discuss Preston, Bolton and the Canaries’ Bristol City challenge.

Daniel Farke has decided to take control of Norwich City’s penalty troubles, by taking responsibility for who will take the next spot-kick and how it will be taken.

Daniel Farke is hoping Remi Matthews doesn’t follow Declan Rudd’s lead and come back to haunt Norwich City.

Daniel Farke insists Norwich City will prove the doubters wrong against Bolton Wanderers after a rare Championship setback at Preston.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Preston North End

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke insisted his own future can wait after a frustrating 3-1 Championship defeat at Preston on Wednesday night.

Norwich City were thwarted by Canaries’ old boy Declan Rudd in a 3-1 Championship defeat to Alex Neil’s Preston at Deepdale on Wednesday night.

Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full coverage of Norwich City’s 2018-19 EFL Championship clash with Preston North End, in our Matchday Live blog from Deepdale.

Listen to the latest edition of the PinkUn Norwich City Podcast as we discuss the Canaries’ latest derby success and a busy week ahead.

Declan Rudd insists there will be no room for sentiment when he comes up against his boyhood club on Wednesday night.

Having lost to a last-minute goal against Sheffield United – thanks to Billy Sharp – the pressure really was on Daniel Farke’s men to win their first game of the season on Wednesday night when former manager Alex Neil bought his Preston team to Carrow Road.

When I first came to the Fine City to live back in spring 2016, I had no affiliation to Norwich City. I was just another fella who found himself in these parts for work.

Declan Rudd says he can’t be a spy in the camp for manager Alex Neil when his Preston team head to Norwich on Wednesday night – because there are so few familiar faces in the Canaries squad.

It’s three years since Norwich City beat Middlesbrough 2-0 in the Championship play-off final at Wembley, a day never to be forgotten. But where are they now? CHRIS LAKEY takes a trip down memory lane...

Nearly over, Norwich City fans. Then the real fun and games can begin.

Drawing away to play-off hopefuls Preston North End may have been a decent Championship point for Norwich City but fans were left frustrated to see their team fail to offer a goal threat at Deepdale.

Norwich City did enough to hang on for a point at play-off chasing Preston despite one of the sloppiest performances of their frustrating Championship season.

QJust how well has Alex Neil done in his first season at Deepdale?

Declan Rudd grasped his chance to make it as a professional. Now with friend Loui Blake he wants to help the next generation, Paddy Davitt spoke to both.

Declan Rudd started the season in limbo and could end it in the Premier League.

Opinion: Football clubs should do more to support campaigns against domestic abuse, says Mandy Proctor

Norwich City were the busiest Championship club during the summer transfer window. DAVID FREEZER put the challenge facing the new-look Canaries into context during the international break.

As a very busy transfer window comes to a close for Norwich City, DAVID FREEZER takes a look back at the many deals completed since the start of July.

We have got the inside track from the reporters who will cover all 24 Championship clubs this coming season. Read the second and final part of their scouting reports from around the country.

Norwich City old boy Declan Rudd knows what he must do to impress Alex Neil after the pair were reunited at Championship rivals Preston.

Declan Rudd may well be wondering what the football gods have in store for him as he faces the prospect of another upheaval.

Rangers will have to up the ante if they want to prise Graham Dorrans out of Norwich City after tabling a derisory offer believed to be under £500,000.

Former Norwich City number one John Ruddy is being linked with a surprise Stateside switch to MLS club Vancouver Whitecaps.

I’ve been privy to Norwich City’s opening game at close quarters for the last decade or so – but I’ll be damned if I can remember too many of them.

He’s 23 years old and not yet played a senior game for Norwich City but that could soon change for Remi Matthews. DAVID FREEZER takes a look at the career so far of the keeper set to provide cover next season.

When Declan Rudd spoke to fans in one of the hospitality lounges ahead of a game at the end of last season, it was clear he felt his future was at Norwich City.

Declan Rudd will complete a move to Preston on July 1 after cutting his ties with boyhood club Norwich City for an undisclosed fee.

Norwich City have reportedly agreed a £1m deal which would see Declan Rudd join Preston North End.

As tighter finances and a shift in philosophy bring Norwich City’s academy productivity into sharper focus DAVID FREEZER looks at which youngsters are most likely to make the breakthrough this season

Norwich City have confirmed they are bringing goalkeeper Angus Gunn back to Norfolk, in a season-long loan deal from Manchester City.

Arsenal defender Krystian Bielik is a reported loan target for Norwich City next season.

Northern Ireland international Michael McGovern is not on League One club Rotherham United’s radar.

Every club is looking for a bargain this summer and Norwich City are no different. Mark Armstrong looks at the free agents available this summer

Stuart Webber wasted little time in taking his scalpel to Norwich City’s backline. Paddy Davitt assesses what is left and what is required to fill the holes left behind.

Now that the dust has settled on John Ruddy’s exit from Carrow Road, attention will inevitably turn to the future of Declan Rudd.

John Ruddy plays his 243rd and final Norwich City game on Sunday against QPR - and we want City fans to say their goodbyes ahead of his Carrow Road farewell.

Norwich City fans have had plenty to discuss this afternoon after it was announced that seven senior players will not be having their contracts renewed this summer.

Norwich City sporting director Stuart Webber has wielded his axe with seven players being told their contracts won’t be renewed this summer.

Norwich City sporting director Stuart Webber promised there would be changes to the Canaries’ squad this summer and it has begun early with seven players being told their contracts won’t be renewed.

Norwich City have announced that goalkeeper John Ruddy and centre-back Ryan Bennett are among seven senior players who are being allowed to leave on a free transfer this summer.

Stuart Webber faces a major task to overhaul Norwich City’s squad this summer, warns Alan Irvine.

As speculation over Norwich City’s summer revamp continues, David Freezer takes a look at the overcrowded goalkeeper department, as the first keeper exit moves into view.

Given people have finally stopped sending in emails about how Alex Neil’s name should be pronounced, it’s nice the same discussion doesn’t have to come up with Alex Pritchard.

He may not have made an impact at Norwich City but goalkeeper Jake Kean has been giving plenty of football fans a good laugh this week.

Canaries keeper Declan Rudd says he will think about his future once the current season is over.

Preston boss Simon Grayson weighs up a potential reunion with Norwich City keeper Declan Rudd.

On-loan Norwich City striker Carlton Morris completed his first 90 minutes for relegated Rotherham United in a cruel Championship defeat at Wigan.

I suspect that I’m not alone in experiencing a feeling of numbness on matchdays at the moment.

Ten players are surplus to requirements at Norwich City this summer, according to our latest poll.

Norwich City’s new managing director Steve Stone insists it is business as usual regarding a number of the Canaries’ first team squad out of contract this summer.

Norwich City keeper Declan Rudd is a wanted man, with Charlton boss Karl Robinson keen to keep the on-loan stopper at The Valley next season.

Norwich City may have ditched Alex Neil to give their new appointment more time – but as Michael Bailey reflects, the contracts to-do list won’t wait too long.

Remi Matthews had an afternoon to forget as Hamilton were hit for six at Ibrox by Rangers, who reached the Scottish Cup semi-finals. Joe Garner scored a second-half hat-trick for Graeme Murty’s side.

Norwich City midfielder Ray Grant has completed a youth loan move to National League Dagenham and Redbridge until May 15.

Norwich City battled harder than at any point this season to fend off Newcastle United on Tuesday night – but it was their last line of defence that stood tallest.

Tony Andreu scored his 12th goal of the season as Dundee United were held to a 1-1 draw at Dumfermline in the Scottish Championship.

There is a danger that today could be more about Paul Lambert than Alex Neil – depending on the time of day.

Norwich City goalkeeper Declan Rudd has been described as “one of the best keepers” in League One by Charlton boss Karl Robinson.

Harry Toffolo is in demand at League One pacesetters Scunthorpe with the Iron keen to extend the Norwich City defender’s loan beyond next month.

Surprises have been in pretty short supply in recent weeks at Norwich City – and when they have popped up, they’ve tended to be more towards the negative end of the spectrum.

On-loan Norwich City talent James Maddison has successfully had a yellow card for diving rescinded.

John Ruddy admits he can’t complain about playing second fiddle to Michael McGovern this season – but is fit and raring to go when called upon.

Among the many and numerous ‘changes’ that can be pinned on the emergence of football’s transfer windows, the loss of one great tradition irks.

Summer signing Alex Pritchard looks set for a return to first-team duty with Norwich City, after a sparkling showing for the Canaries’ under-23s.

Poll Rate Norwich City’s transfer window business

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Norwich City missed out on deadline day signings but how do you rate their summer transfer business?

Sunderland are in talks with Norwich City over a move for John Ruddy according to reports.

Norwich City have completed the signing of Tottenham midfielder Alex Pritchard and a deal for ex-Portsmouth keeper Paul Jones on a busy Thursday morning for the Championship promotion hopefuls.

Declan Rudd is ready to knuckle down in his quest to help Charlton Athletic regain their Championship status.

Norwich City goalkeeper Declan Rudd has joined League One side Charlton Athletic on a season-long loan.

Michael McGovern revealed he owes a huge debt to Alex Neil and has promised to repay him with the best years of his career at Norwich City.

Norwich City duo Declan Rudd and Louis Thompson are being tracked by League One Charlton with the Addicks’ keen on a loan swoop for the City pair.

Michael McGovern is one of the best Alex Neil has seen – but the Norwich City new boy must fight to become his number one at Carrow Road.

Norwich City’s new signing Michael McGovern and the rest of the club’s Euro 2016 contingent were back with the rest of the Canaries’ squad in Friday’s public training session on the penultimate day of their Austrian tour.

Norwich City slipped to a 3-1 friendly defeat in the opening game of their Austrian tour against a well-drilled FK Dukla Prague outfit in Kumberg on Wednesday evening.

Norwich City will tie up a deal to sign Northern Ireland’s Euro 2016 star Michael McGovern this week.

Matt Jarvis is set to miss the opening months of Norwich City’s Championship promotion push after undergoing fresh knee surgery.

Norwich City eased to a 3-0 friendly win at Peterborough United in their first public pre-season outing of the summer on Saturday.

Chief Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt assesses what the future now holds for long-serving keeper John Ruddy, in the first part of a summer series.

Sports reporter David Freezer turns the clock back just six months to the night he first saw England’s newest star in action

It’s official! Jonny Howson has claimed a hat-trick of personal awards to take the edge off Norwich City’s bitter Premier League relegation.

When considering where to strengthen ahead of City’s assault on the Championship, nothing has really changed from this time last year.

As Norwich City get ready for a return to life in the Championship David Freezer takes a look at which players are likely to stay and which players have let the Canaries down this season.

Jake Kean’s Swindon loan spell may have got off to a losing start but the Norwich City keeper is relishing the chance to play.

Tough love got Norwich City number one John Ruddy back on track for the Canaries’ Premier League survival surge.

I’m not sure whether my overriding emotion after watching the Manchester City game was pride in the commitment shown by every player or annoyance that such determination has appeared lacking in so many key games this season.

John Ruddy can lead Norwich City to Premier League safety.

Norwich City 2 West Ham 2

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Norwich City blew a two-goal lead in a breathless 2-2 Premier League encounter against West Ham at Carrow Road.

Alex Neil arrived at Norwich City as a breath of fresh air.

Alex Neil insists he is not keeping a crime count when it comes to his selection calls for the Premier League run-in.

Norwich City fans want John Ruddy to be recalled to the starting line-up this weekend – but does Alex Neil?

Norwich slumped to a fifth consecutive Premier League defeat in a desperate 2-0 loss at rock-bottom Aston Villa on Saturday.

Alex Neil insists he is a reluctant tinkerman after another selection shuffle failed to pay off at Villa Park.

That air of resignation and fatalism is no longer the preserve of the pessimists. Norwich City are stumbling towards the Championship.

Mountain climbing is a skill which Norwich City’s players are finding too much of a challenge this season, and one which midfielder Gary O’Neil has had quite enough of.

Aston Villa 2 Norwich City 0

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Norwich slumped to a fifth consecutive Premier League defeat in a desperate 2-0 loss at rock-bottom Aston Villa on Saturday.

Alex Neil is warning Aston Villa’s precarious Premier League status makes them a dangerous animal.

“The positional awareness of a lasagne” - here are the national newspapers’ views on Norwich City’s 3-0 defeat at home to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.

Norwich City 0 Tottenham 3

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Norwich City’s relegation fears deepened with a 3-0 Premier League defeat to title-challenging Tottenham at Carrow Road on Tuesday night.

Two years ago Norwich City fans were worrying about who was going to score the goals which would keep the Canaries in the Premier League – but no longer.

As the disappointment from one of the most dramatic Carrow Road defeats begins to ease for Norwich City fans, David Freezer assesses how Alex Neil’s team can get their fight for top-flight survival back on track.

The emergence of Declan Rudd as a Premier League regular has provided a boost to Norwich City’s academy ambitions, chief executive David McNally has said.

Alex Neil dismissed any notion Bournemouth may have struck a psychological blow in the survival battle after a 3-0 Premier League win over Norwich City.

Eddie Howe insisted justice had been served after Bournemouth picked up a first Premier League win in five at Norwich City’s expense.

We’ve chosen our Norwich City Man of the Match against Bournemouth - now it’s time for you to vote for yours.

Norwich City keeper Declan Rudd admits John Ruddy has eased his path to the Premier League.

Norwich City keeper Jake Kean has joined League One strugglers Colchester United on a 28-day loan deal.

Bournemouth are reportedly interested in signing out-of-favour Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy.

The national newspapers’ views on Norwich City’s 1-0 win at home to Southampton in the Premier League.

It had been 57 Premier League matches since Norwich recorded back-to-back wins, and almost two years since they managed to keep two consecutive clean sheets at Carrow Road.

We’ve chosen our Norwich City Man of the Match against Southampton - now it’s time for you to vote for yours.

Declan Rudd is getting better with each Norwich City outing for Alex Neil.

Even the City fan with the most yellow and green tinted glasses must have been a bit surprised by Alan Shearer’s verdict on the Canaries on Monday night.

I left Carrow Road on Monday with no clearer idea of how Norwich City might fare in the Premier League relegation battle than I did when I entered.

It was inevitable Harry Kane would play a leading role in reminding Norwich City how wide the gulf is in the Premier League.

We’ve chosen our Norwich City Man of the Match against Tottenham - now it’s time for you to vote for yours.

When Saturday comes, you always have to be optimistic don’t you? But I genuinely felt optimistic as my 15-year-old son Tom and I headed up to Manchester United on Saturday morning.

A Scottish manager named Alex claiming three points at Old Trafford was a regular occurrence for decades.

There are days in the life of a football supporter which make all the heartache and the angst worthwhile. Norwich City’s sense of timing was impeccable as Alex Neil’s men picked the most iconic stadium in the land to experience a Premier League epiphany.

Louis van Gaal admits he does fear the sack - but insists he is still the right man to lead Manchester United.

If Premier League points were awarded for good halves of football, Norwich City would be sitting in a much more comfortable position going into the Christmas period.

Norwich City take on Manchester United on Saturday at 3pm.

Norwich City keeper John Ruddy is available for the Canaries’ Premier League trip to Manchester United, while he remains the subject of an internal club investigation into an alleged late night incident earlier this week in Norwich city centre.

Dean Kiely is warning Norwich City’s critics to write off the Canaries at their peril ahead of a daunting Premier League festive double header against Manchester United and Tottenham.

No complaints have been made to police of a scuffle involving Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy in Tombland in the early hours of Sunday morning.

When I’m wrong, I say I’m wrong, so let me start by eating my words of last week.

Last time out it was all about Rudd or Ruddy, this time - Cameron Jerome look away now - it is all about that miss.

Norwich managed to draw 1:1 with Everton at Carrow Road on Saturday. Here are our player ratings.

Opinion No time for self-doubts, Norwich City

Monday, December 14, 2015

Norwich City’s search for Premier League longevity appears to have shifted from the pitch to between the ears.

We’ve chosen our Norwich City Man of the Match against Everton - now it’s time for you to vote for yours.

Norwich City’s midfield talisman Wes Hoolahan is fit to face Everton in Saturday’s televised Premier League clash at Carrow Road after recovering from a knee injury.

As Declan Rudd proves that patience is a virtue, DAVID FREEZER looks back on the City goalkeeper’s career

After the Canaries slumped to a damaging Premier League loss at a side they were promoted alongside last term, Michael Bailey draws some wide-ranging conclusions on the fall-out…

It has been the question on every fan’s lips over recent weeks should John Ruddy be dropped for Declan Rudd; and it was a topic of conversation that dominated tweets posted by Norwich City supporters on Saturday.

Norwich City slumped to a disappointing 2:0 loss away at Watford on Saturday.

Norwich City’s Premier League trip to Watford should have been a watershed moment. It felt more like a crossroads.

We’ve chosen our Norwich City Man of the Match against Watford - now it’s time for you to vote for yours.

Norwich City keeper John Ruddy knows Declan Rudd is pushing him hard for a Premier League start.

The curious career of Kyle Lafferty continues at Carrow Road, after Northern Ireland’s hero blasted a brilliant goal to help Norwich City Under-21s beat the youngsters of Manchester United.

Like most fans, my expectations for City’s trip to the Etihad were pretty low, given their defensive issues and the hosts’ current form.

With eleven Premier League games gone, Norwich City fans have a much clearer picture of what lays ahead in the challenge to stay in the top flight.

With Russell Martin set to serve a one-match suspension Fans Zone writer Jon Punt assesses which Canaries players are most likely to take on the armband effectively against Swansea City.

From the perfect game plan to a pair of painful defensive lapses – Michael Bailey picks the key debates surrounding Norwich City’s loss to the Premier League leaders at the Etihad Stadium.

It’s hard to put Saturday’s heartbreaking defeat into context when most of us would never have expected such a close contest.

Alex Neil was in no doubt that the blame for Norwich City’s late Upton Park concession should not lay at John Ruddy’s door.

Norwich City beat West Brom 3-0 in the third round of the Capital One Cup at Carrow Road.

Norwich City 3, West Brom 0

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Norwich City cruised into the Capital One Cup fourth round with an emphatic 3-0 win over Premier League rivals West Brom at Carrow Road on Wednesday night.

John Ruddy insists he can force his way back into the England squad if he shines for Norwich City in the Premier League.

Declan Rudd is ready to challenge John Ruddy for the number one jersey at Norwich City, insists Alex Neil.

Norwich City have released their Premier League squad numbers ahead of this weekend’s kick-off against Crystal Palace - and the prized number nine shirt has been left vacant ahead of the closing weeks of the summer transfer window.

It’s a new obstacle Norwich City manager Alex Neil must deal with – Michael Bailey looks at the rules that will shape the Canaries’ Premier League squad.

Norwich City loanee Remi Matthews is ready to answer the call and make his Football League debut for Burton in Saturday’s historic opening day game against Scunthorpe United.

Alex Neil insists it is still full steam ahead in Norwich City’s pursuit of fresh blood in the transfer market.

Norwich City have confirmed the signing of former Blackburn keeper Jake Kean, who arrives on a two-year deal to become Alex Neil’s fifth summer addition.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil confirmed on Friday afternoon former Blackburn keeper Jake Kean is firmly in his sights.

Alex Neil has no qualms adding a touch of continental flair to his final transfer business to equip Norwich City for the Premier League.

Alex Neil insisted on Tuesday night Robbie Brady is not yet a Norwich City player – but the transfer saga is entering its final throes.

Liverpool’s young right-back Andre Wisdom is poised to link up with the Canaries on a season-long loan deal.

The voice was unmistakable; the harsh tone sufficient to stop his players in their tracks.

It would appear never too early in the court of Alex to dispense some instant justice towards his under-performing Norwich City players.

Norwich City slipped to their first pre-season defeat with a 1-0 friendly loss against Maccabi Haifa on Monday night in the opening game of the club’s Alpine tour.

Norwich City were ruthless again on Hitchin’s big night with Tony Andreu producing an eye-catching second half cameo in the visitors’ latest pre-season romp.

Norwich City keeper Remi Matthews has signed a one-year extension to his existing deal at Carrow Road which will keep the 21-year-old at the Canaries until at least the summer of 2017.

Former Norwich City keeper Mark Bunn has linked up again with Tony Parks at Premier League rivals Aston Villa.

Norwich City keeper Remi Matthews has re-joined League One new boys Burton on loan until January 2.

It’s fantasy football time again. That period when many football fans will be making mental wish-lists of those their team should sign and those they should ditch.

Norwich City have already started their summer business. So reporter Gavin Caney looks at who else Alex Neil could entice to Carrow Road.

Paul Wilkinson insists there can be no slacking from Norwich City’s development squad after moving a step closer to sealing another season in the elite tier following Wednesday’s 3-1 Carrow Road win over Fulham’s Under-21s.

Norwich City’s youngsters consolidated their top six place in the elite tier of Premier League development football with a comeback 3-1 win over Fulham’s Under-21s at Carrow Road on Wednesday night.

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