Wes Hoolahan

As somebody who spends a lot of time acting suspiciously around Norwich City’s training ground, the controversy surrounding Leeds United spying on Derby County last week has been a fascinating one to follow.

Russell Martin has cut short his spell as player/coach at League One Walsall for family reasons.

As fund-raising work to complete north Norwich’s new community hub The Nest continues, David Freezer spoke to Community Sports Foundation chief Ian Thornton about his fact-finding trip to the USA.

Norwich City have made two changes to their league starting XI for this afternoon’s crunch promotion clash at West Brom – who have named Canaries legend Wes Hoolahan among their substitutes.

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 West Bromwich Albion, in our Matchday Live blog from The Hawthorns.

Ahead of Norwich City’s trip to The Hawthorns this afternoon, West Brom supporter Kieran Unitt is pleased with the work of manager Darren Moore so far this season.

Wes Hoolahan is a Norwich City legend but there will be no quarter given if he tries to halt the Canaries’ Championship charge in West Brom colours.

It’s more than a game, said one advertising executive to another.

Norwich City legend Wes Hoolahan could yet be facing an unexpected reunion with the Canaries this weekend.

Following the announcement of a celebration game for Wes Hoolahan and Russell Martin at Carrow Road, David Freezer takes a closer look at the details of the big day – and the tantalising possibilities involved

Russell Martin thinks Norwich City are strong enough to remain in the Championship promotion race for the rest of this season.

Russell Martin is already looking forward to saying a proper farewell to the Norwich City faithful, alongside former team-mate Wes Hoolahan at Carrow Road next year.

Goodbye, thank you for the memories and here’s to raising a packet – MICHAEL BAILEY reflects on the prospect of another party in the sun for two City sons, Russell Martin and Wes Hoolahan.

Wes Hoolahan is hoping for “a great day out” at Carrow Road next year – after his promised testimonial was announced as a celebration match alongside fellow Canaries legend Russell Martin.

It will be ‘Team Wes’ against ‘Team Russ’ next year, after Norwich City confirmed a special celebration match is being organised to mark the Canaries careers of Wes Hoolahan and Russell Martin.

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and that may well have been the case for Canaries fans with Moritz Leitner this week.

During the open training session held by Norwich City in Florida, David Freezer caught up with fans who had turned out to see the Canaries in action.

I’ve written a couple of columns in this publication bemoaning the supporters who just don’t (or a least didn’t) seem to understand what Daniel Farke has been trying to do at Norwich City.

It’s great to see Canaries legend Russell Martin back in football and taking the first steps in coaching which could one day bring him back to Norwich City.

I decided about a week and a bit ago that the next column I write would be about the lasting impact of Alex Tettey.

Run Norwich 2019 will take place on Sunday, July 21 - two weeks earlier than in previous years.

It’s arguably the story of the season so far – Marco Stiepermann’s rise to Norwich City prominence. MICHAEL BAILEY takes a closer look at a Canaries cult hero in the making.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Adams Park

Norwich City don’t have a talisman now that James Maddison has gone and Grant Hanley’s ill-timed injury means the Canaries lack leadership.

Norwich City legend Wes Hoolahan is excited to get his spell with West Brom up and running after being offered a ‘fantastic’ opportunity by manager Darren Moore.

West Brom boss Darren Moore will make a decision on whether to offer former Norwich City duo Wes Hoolahan and Russell Martin contracts “in the next seven days”.

It may be an international break but there was still plenty to be discussed when Norwich City fans put the questions to our Canaries correspondents this lunchtime.

Former Canaries’ captain Russell Martin is closing in on a move to Championship rivals West Brom.

Wes Hoolahan could be coming up against Norwich City later this season with West Brom interested in signing the former Republic of Ireland international.

The one certainty in football, as in life, is that everything must come to an end.

Derby Day arrives yet again on Sunday – sadly, I’m yet to have that normal buzz as I would in the build-up.

In his weekly column, Norwich City correspondent and PinkUn Show host Michael Bailey looks ahead to THAT match... the East Anglian derby

Fortune favours the brave, a phrase Daniel Farke should ask Moritz Leitner to write out 100 times on a blackboard in a Bart Simpson style.

Okay, blackboards may be a bit old school, so an interactive digital whiteboard instead, perhaps?

Jamal Lewis is hoping for another cracking Carrow Road atmosphere against Leeds as Norwich City look to build on their first win of the Championship season.

Could Norwich City legend Wes Hoolahan be on his way back to football?

Daniel Farke wants Norwich City to put on a command performance on their Carrow Road homecoming against West Brom.

Home form was the Achilles heel of Daniel Farke’s first season in charge of City but his team have an ideal opportunity to make a statement of intent this afternoon.

Now is your chance to show your support for Daniel Farke – by picking up one of our masks of the German manager.

Today is like Christmas Eve for football fans, the day before the big day, as club football returns centre stage across the country.

Norwich City legend Wes Hoolahan is a target for Wigan Athletic, according to reports in Ireland.

Jordan Rhodes is reportedly set for talks with Norwich City about a loan move after Sheffield Wednesday dropped the valuation of the £3million loan fee they had hoped to bring in for the striker.

The Norwich City songbook featured some new additions last season, as DAVID FREEZER takes our alternative A-Z series to V, for ‘Viva, Marc Libbra’.

With the expected summer exit of James Maddison poised to be completed, David Freezer looks back on a fantastic individual season of great goals from the playmaker.

On the eve of the big reveal – the new season’s fixture list – it is appropriate that I is for Ipswich.

They might not be remembered as the very best to ever pull on the shirt at Carrow Road. But they will never be forgotten. Paddy Davitt looks at G in our alternative Canaries’ A to Z alphabet... for the Ginger Pele.

It was back in 2004, with Norwich City heading to the Premier League, that the new Desso pitch was installed at Carrow Road – it’s seen plenty of ups and downs since then but is currently being ripped up and replaced. CHRIS LAKEY looks at some of its best and worst no particular order

As we wait for the transfer klaxon to sound and the Russia 2018 World Cup to kick-off, here’s an alternative Norwich City alphabet. MICHAEL BAILEY gets things moving with – unsurprisingly – A ... for ANNIVERSARIES.

James Maddison left an indelible impression on Norwich City last season. Paddy Davitt assesses what next for the precocious midfielder and the club he will leave behind, in the latest of our summer report cards.

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...

A new season normally equals a new start. Russell Martin appears the exception to the rule at Norwich City. Paddy Davitt assesses the available options for the defender, in the latest of our City report card series.

Chelsea’s highly-rated midfielder Kasey Palmer is being tracked by Norwich City and Championship rivals Sheffield United

Norfolk van artist, Ruddy Muddy, has paid tribute to the royal wedding in his own unique way.

Last month he saw Wes Hoolahan draw level with him in 16th place in Norwich City’s all-time appearances list, so Daryl Sutch is thrilled to be making a Carrow Road return.

Our Six Things Summer Special turns its attentions to sporting director Stuart Webber – Paddy Davitt looks at the key issue now facing the Canaries’ chief.

James Maddison is destined for the Premier League - the only question is when.

As a summer of evaluation and further change begins, David Freezer takes a look at some of the keys stats which paint the picture of a frustrating Championship campaign for Norwich City.

And so Daniel Farke’s first season in charge of Norwich City - which, in effect, ended in about March - is finally actually over.

Wes Hoolahan could be part of a Rangers revolution when he officially becomes a free agent following his Norwich City exit.

So Norwich City’s season is finished, a few lessons will have been learned and attention can switch to a big summer – and then there was James Maddison’s knee injury. MICHAEL BAILEY begins the long look forward…

You’re not really a Norwich City fan unless you’re feeling very worried.

You have to hand it to Norwich City. This was a memorable way to wrap up a Championship campaign.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Hillsborough

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke has made three changes to his starting XI for today’s final game of the season at Sheffield Wednesday.

Life after Wes Hoolahan has officially begun.

Amidst all of the untrammelled emotion of Wexit a rather entertaining football match eventually broke out at Carrow Road against Leeds.

Grant Hanley is a major fitness doubt for Norwich City’s Championship finale against Sheffield Wednesday with an ankle injury.

Daniel Farke is singing from the same hymn sheet as Norwich City fans who want to try and entice Angus Gunn back to Carrow Road next season.

Delia Smith has often said that Norwich fans are the best in the world and she’s absolutely spot on.

Saturday was Wes Hoolahan’s last game for Norwich City – but James Maddison has no idea if the same fate awaits him.

As news of a new two-year contract for Alex Tettey is confirmed by Norwich City, David Freezer assesses just how important the midfielder has proved to be for the Canaries during the current Championship season.

Watch this week’s edition of our Norwich City fanzine The PinkUn Show from The Woolpack, as Michael Bailey hosts our weekly Canaries talking shop.

And so there’s just one more day left in the term.

Former Norwich City boss Martin O’Neill believes he could have made Wes Hoolahan an even better player if he had worked with him at club level.

Norwich City hero Wes Hoolahan has met Ruddy Muddy, the legendary “graffilthy” artist, who commemorated his last match at Carrow Road over the weekend.

If there was a script written for Saturday’s game against Leeds United, then the footballing gods certainly allowed us to follow it.

Daniel Farke revealed talks on Alex Tettey’s future at Norwich City are now entering the end game.

Norwich City’s main issue this season has been scoring goals and yet here we are applauding the fact that a bloke who scored one and made one in a hard fought home win definitely won’t be in the side next week.

Norwich City correspondents Paddy Davitt and Michael Bailey answer your questions in our latest online debate.

It was Wes Hoolahan’s day at Carrow Road, but we weren’t short of subplots either – MICHAEL BAILEY delivers his six things learned from Norwich City’s home finalé victory over grumpy Leeds United.

Wes Hoolahan will be irreplaceable at Norwich City.

Todd Cantwell can savour promotion at loan club Fortuna Sittard on Monday evening with an open top bus tour planned to celebrate clinching a place in the Eredivisie next season.

It was written all over his face, and no one cared. For a player who put so many smiles on Norwich City faces, Wes Hoolahan’s tears were the fitting finalé.

James Maddison’s day to remember ensured it wasn’t just Wes Hoolahan who experienced heightened emotions on Norwich City’s Carrow Road climax.

Leave them wanting more. Wes Hoolahan’s Norwich City exit would have given Barnum a run for his money.

Norwich City returned to winning ways as they said farewell to Wes Hoolahan against Leeds – and here’s your chance to rate the performances of the Canaries players.

Canaries’ on-loan defender Russell Martin is preparing to move on from Carrow Road this summer.

Winning was the only option as Wes Hoolahan said goodbye to Norwich City on a teary Carrow Road goodbye, beating Leeds 2-1 in the process.

It was a day of ‘days’ yesterday, but both Ed Balls Day and Wes Day seemingly came together when the ex-Cabinet minister tweeted a photo of himself at Carrow Road.

Rather than our usual player watch, this weekend it was Wes Hoolahan watch, so you can re-live the key moments of the Irish playmaker’s final Norwich City game right here.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries’ emotional 2-1 win against Leeds United

It was a tearful but successful final appearance as a Norwich City player for Wes Hoolahan – and you can re-live the emotional day with our photo gallery.

One goal, one assist and a standing ovation which could be heard across the whole of Norfolk made for a truly memorable – and victorious – swansong for Norwich City icon Wes Hoolahan against Leeds this afternoon.

It was an emotional afternoon at Carrow Road as Wes Hoolahan brought the curtain down on a decade as a Norwich City icon.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Carrow Road

Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full coverage of Wes Hoolahan’s Norwich City exit and the Canaries’ final EFL Championship home clash of the campaign against Leeds, in our Matchday Live blog from Carrow Road.

Wes Hoolahan has been handed the captain’s armband for his final appearance as a Norwich City player, against Leeds.

Daniel Farke knows Norwich City must buck the trend to give Wes Hoolahan a fitting send off.

Leeds supporter DAVID WILKINSON, who writes for independent fan site, gives an insight into the latest dramas keeping supporters frustrated at Elland Road

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