Chris Hughton understands the anger of Norwich City’s home support after a damaging 1-0 Premier League defeat to West Brom

Norwich's Joseph Yobo cuts a frustrated figure as West Brom manager Pepe Mel celebrates the Baggies' 1-0 Premier League win. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd Norwich's Joseph Yobo cuts a frustrated figure as West Brom manager Pepe Mel celebrates the Baggies' 1-0 Premier League win. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Saturday, April 5, 2014
6:41 PM

Chris Hughton insists Norwich City must fight on after slipping to a miserable 1-0 Premier League defeat to West Brom at a fractious Carrow Road.

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Sections of City’s home support lost patience with Hughton and his players at the full-time whistle with the manager struck by a clap banner and keeper John Ruddy embroiled in a verbal altercation with one supporter in the Lower Barclay.

Morgan Amalfitano’s 16th minute winner saw Pepe Mel’s side leapfrog Norwich in the standings with Fulham’s away win at Aston Villa cutting City’s margin for error to the bottom three to five points ahead of next weekend’s trip to Craven Cottage.

Hughton fully understood the anger of the home support after slipping to a first home league defeat of 2014 - with pockets of fans in home areas of the stadium even calling for him to go.

“It is frustration and we are all feeling it,” said the manager, who was adamant the stray banner had struck him accidentally when questioned in his post-match media briefing. “We went into today buoyed by the fact our home form was good and we were confident. What we have to make sure is that this result does not drain the confidence.

“We got into some areas where at times our quality and passing let us down. What happens then is some of that frustration builds up with the support and the only way you can alleviate that is to get a goal or force the keeper into making good saves. We wasn’t able to do that. I understand the frustration and we just have to get on with.

“That is probably as frustrated as I have felt at Carrow Road this year because our performances had been good. Everyone knows we have found it difficult away from home on the road. On the back of one of our best home performances against Sunderland we really did not get going. We conceded a soft goal and that gave them the lift. They sat back and allowed us plenty of possession but we were not good enough to exploit a fairly rigid West Brom side.

“We didn’t deserve to win the game. Whether we deserved to lose it, I am not so sure. We didn’t show enough. We’ve hit the woodwork twice but we need to show more than that.”

186 comments

  • Thats it. Looking at all of the bottom clubs remaining fixtures, we are down. Get Malky in for the final games as the performances and tactics are embarassing.

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    Barry from Spain

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • We had 69% of the possession and managed 4 shots on target to WBA's 5. Hughton, we have a problem.

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    Swiss Canary

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Oh I forgot.......Chrissy you cannot defend your way to victory!!!

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    NICEONE

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • It's CH job to find solutions to the problems that we face throughout the season and if he analysed them seriously and honestly he would realise that he IS the problem. It doesn't matter whose names are placed on the team sheet each week as the manager is devoid of all passion and nous for this football club and therefore incapable of transmitting any positive concepts to the club as a whole. The problem is firmly and squarely at the top of the playing structure.

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    NICEONE

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • 'Suffolkcanary' your "I've been a fan" post is the best post I've seen for a long time, by a country mile. and for crying out loud, PUT THE COMMENT BOX AT THE TOP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Lobbo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Good post Suffolk Canary. I thought the same during the season of relegation to League One but it took the Colchester debacle to bring the right changes about.

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    waclor

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • No point in wasting time talking about this season, it's over. Look to the future. We need a new manager who can build again in the Championship. This one needs to be a coach with a clear vision of how he wants to play football and the tactical awareness to set a team up to hurt the opposition. Oh yes and the ability to get his team to give blood for him on the pitch. Next thing we need is a strong leader on the pitch, someone who can keep the players focused on the game plan and even tweak it where necessary. Maybe in the championship we can bring on some of last years youth team instead of sending them out on loan everywhere. Declan Rudd, both Murphys, Toffolo , Redmond, Loza, etc step up your time has come! We may not win every week but my dad used to say he'd rather lose with 18 year olds than with 30 year olds, at least the 18 year olds may get better.

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    dumpcanary

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • To quote another poster it is time for CH to Foxtrot Oscar. And take the other Tango Whisky Alpha Tangos with him. Particularly our Chairman and his Board. Delia I love you but you're past your sbd. Please go and leave us some half decent memories.

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    el dingo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Yes, everybody points to CH here. But there's been another, much bigger, problem. That has been a number of 'fans' carrying out an obsessive vendetta against the bloke more or less from day one last season that has affected the team as a whole in a negative way this season, whatever anyone says. If we are set to be relegated, and given that we have Fulham coming up where it's more or less a fait accompli that they'll get the three points and we'll get nothing, then four games where I think we'll be doing well to get a single point, then it will be nothing short of miraculous if we survive. At the end of the day the 'Hughton Outers' will have played at least as big a part in our demise as Chris Hughton.

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    LittleYellowBirdie

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Any one of one hundred managerial candidates could do better with this set of players than Hughton and his pair of no-hopers. After Lambert, the most impatient man the chairman had ever worked with, the board wanted a new manager who was less fiery. They got it. Hughton has no ambition except mediocrity and he has failed to achieve even that. It was obvious he was a loser so early on though, I am amazed that the board could not see it.

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    waclor

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • 9 m rvw 5m gh no worth now1

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    FIGGIS

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Having watched the match I heard Hughtons post match interview on Radio Norfolk and it's little wonder that the team play then way that they do because he has the charisma of a limp lettuce leaf. The board owe to the fans to let us know what their thinking is just how bad do it have to get before they act.

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    leslie cater

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • What CH does not understand he should do the honourable things and stand down before Monday morning. Or the powers that be should make should he understands and fire him. Simple, for someone who must realise by now he is not a leader.

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    Adelaide Canary

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Just heard that CH has been sacked and Adams is in charge.Well that is what you all wanted now get behind that bloody team

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    Trevor Sadd

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • NB how can you be serious????????????????????? The little old Norwich thing is old hat. We are in the Prem on merit and will be relegated from it in the same vein.a CIVIC RECEPTION for keeping us up you what? Does that mean Paul Lambert should have been knighted? Hughton has systematically destroyed our club with helpfrom the Board and if he is dismissed over the weekend there will be dancing in the streets!!!!!!!!!!! If you are a REAL man then save the Board from dithering and WALK with your two clowns. PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Mawther07

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • so now its the fans fault,and i thought it was down to our inept management and over paid players!

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    tonyb

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • As a ps if I were Neil Adams I think I would refuse any offer in case I ended up like Gunny. I certainly wouldn't buy a used car from the Chairman of NCFC. Don't like the cut of his jib.

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    el dingo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • I`ll believe that boycott when it happens. How low would the attendance, for our ritual slaughter at the hands of Tevez\Liverpool, need to be? 20,000 or fewer? Will 6,500+ fans boycott this match? The club needs to know so it can print the appropriate number of paper happy-clappy noise-toys. To keep the hoi polloi happy.

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Whilst I agree with all comments on this board re CH, prospect of relegation etc. we should not forget that we have a very important game at Fulham on Saturday. Until we are mathematically relegated we should focus on every forthcoming game as if our clubs future depended on it, which it does. The very nature of football, generally and Premiership survival, specifically, dictates that you keep going even when the situation appears hopeless. Without this kind of approach we would effectively be "giving up before the race is done". Call me naive but I would like to think that the players and manager have learnt something from their experiences this season viz. they are not as good as they think they are and if they carry on in the same old way then NCFC prospects are dire. If they have the capacity to rectify the situation that they have created (which I severely doubt) then there is no advantage in saving that for another day as there may not be another day. It is time to think the unthinkable i.e. drop Snodgrass, play Redmond wide with two strikers, pass the ball only to players wearing the same colour shirt, stop using the easy pass all the time, get creative up front and match Fulham for work rate. Also CH keep your hands in your pocket, don't make silly substitutions and work the players hard all week on the training ground. That should do it!!!

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    NICEONE

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Bit early in the day for punslinging Brew!

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    el dingo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • New version of board game. "Haven't a Clue - Doh". The clappers - like the team they fold easily and flap about to little effect.

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Previous two seasons we finish 12th and 11th! We spend 25 MILLION to give us a top 10 finish. ( board expectation). Know are you telling me that is the fans fault? Commenters like that must be as blinkered as the board and team management

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    JB

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • What City need is footballers with brains, untill Redmond came on I never saw a single Yellow shirted player go past a WB player only by long passes which were frequently intercepted. The fans were moaning at WB for wasting time but City wasted more time (almost 45 minutes) by staying in their own half and continually passing backwards and sideways never a hint of getting the ball forward quickly to catch WB off their guard. City played as though they were the away team with a small score lead instead of playing like a home team who were behind from the 15th minute. A terrible performance by a team who had no tactics or plan B. I think the paying public have every right to lambast the players for such a lackluster perfomance, they should hang their heads in shame and hand their wages back to the club so some decent eager players can be purchased. Hughton has given us two seasons of boring football and I will be demanding my season ticket money back if we are relagated and have to put up with Hughtons lack of management for another season. Money under false pretences.

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    goldie

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • NB how can you be serious????????????????????? The little old Norwich thing is old hat. We are in the Prem on merit and will be relegated from it in the same vein.a CIVIC RECEPTION for keeping us up you what? Does that mean Paul Lambert should have been knighted? Hughton has systematically destroyed our club with helpfrom the Board and if he is dismissed over the weekend there will be dancing in the streets!!!!!!!!!!! If you are a REAL man then save the Board from dithering and WALK with your two clowns. PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Mawther07

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Our whole season comes down to one word TWEAK. For sure CH and his team research our opponents and have a cunning plan for each game. So do the opposition. As the game unfolds often things need to be 'TWEAKED'. It is then that it becomes abundantly obvious that something is amiss. There is a problem with CH's 'TWEAK GLAND'. It could be he was born without one, it could be that at some point he has had a 'TWEAKECTOMY' or potentially worse, he has 'TWEAKINGTON'S CHOREA'. This is incurable and highly contagious. Mangers with a fully functioning 'TWEAK GLAND' have the ability to get their teams to punch above their weight and get more out of their team than the sum of the collective parts. The really bad news is that those with 'TWEAKINGTON'S CHOREA' and them around them often don't know the disease is prevalent. A mass round up of those effected and total isolation is the only way. CH and his team have to go!

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    Lobbo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Well I just can't believe the negativity. CH is working his fingers to the bone trying to make a name for this club. Let's not forget that he has managed much higher profile clubs than this one, he has certainly played for far more superior clubs, he knows what he's doing. Under CH, this club will not finish rock bottom. Second or third from bottom, would be a grand achievement for a club of this stature.

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    NB

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • So after the game Russell Martin says we gave it everything, and we are shattered!! Obviously wasn't at the same game as me, or if he was his definition of giving it everything is very, very different to mine!! Absolutely torrid game, as bad as anything under those previous greats Grant, Roeder or Hamilton!! And this morning I read that Hughton thinks were are NOW in a relegation battle!!?? Another example of the genius at work. While it is probably to late now, with 5 games to go there surely is nothing to lose by bringing in a new temporary management team for the last 5 games. They may get some of the players back that Hughton has obviously "lost". A one match bounce at Fulham next week, could just keep us up. Finally, our dozing board shoulder a lot of the blame. Man City away sent out huge warning signals which they ignored, and continued to ignore when we lost to the mighty Fulham at home. All in all a sad, bad day for NCFC.

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    Malcolm Holmes

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Hahahaha the club is a joke !! Waste all the money and can't wait to see back to back relegations ! And small club with no history. Wait did you win the milk cup once ??? COYB

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    itfcbishop

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Good stuff DJ_F - and for once I totally agree with canarygirl.

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    el dingo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Look lets see sense, chris hughtons probably a nice guy but unfortunately that doesnt cut it, its too late now, no moaning or grissling weve had it we are unfortunately going down weve only got to look at the rest of the season and what lies ahead, what the people at the helm need to realise is that they sanctioned the purchase(s) and any of those fools should have reailised and thought about the inadequate dross hughton was buying, what the f****** were the scouts or directors of football i believe they are now called, thinking of? that money has now been wasted those players will now dissapear at the start of the new season as we try and build once a f***ing gain!! houghton will be go at the end because theres no point in sacking him now, and the saviour of the club macaf*****ck up nally will probably dissapear into the bowels of the f.a. with a rousing speach at the end of the season whilst clearing his solid oak desk of carriage clocks and thank yous (nice work if you can get it) sorry lads your on your own!! and delia? well there always be a bottle of malt in the cupboard to turn to!! pour me one delia love cos we're gonna f***ing need it!!!!!! sorry to sound so angry i am a nice guy........honest! i just love my club!!

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    flicka

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • The man is a saint, far too good for our club and should go on to higher things. Hopefully Woy will resign and then he can take the England job. Sorry for a moment there I thought I had gone along to a Monte Python Show, and now for something completely different! Our mid field was hopeless today and Howson was out of his depth, he cannot tackle or make a forward pass, most times he simply passed to the defence who were then looking for anybody that actually wanted the ball. Likewise, Howson must have thought it was Christmas as he gave the ball away so many times. So what was the solution, take Hoolahan off and introduce Redmond. We then take the left back off and replace him with a slow left winger, we all thought at last we were going to change tactics and perhaps go three at the back but heck, that would risk loosing the second half as well, so lets shore up the defence instead.

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    TrevorKeith

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • I believe the fans voice hasn't been heard for some time now. Whenever we express our feelings and voice our concerns then we get criticised for it or shouted at by our players. Many of us have predicted this position since december and that was the time to act but there has been no answers to our questions. It stinks from top to bottom. Maybe relegation will be a good thing. Clear out the big ego players. Glad Elmanders only on loan.

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    AC Canary

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • I am past being angry apart from the fact that I allowed my season ticket to be renewed by default. Now it would appear that I will be watching extremely expensive Championship football next season, I just hope it will be under a new manager, even Gunn would be a better choice as he at least had the sense to buy a decent striker.

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    TrevorKeith

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Why all so negative. I thought it was quite brilliant the way we played like we do away from home. Albion couldn't of expected that. Really caught them on the hop and prevented them from only scoring once. And I thought our shooting was incredibly precise. To hit the woodwork twice when the posts are only about four inches wide. Amazing. And then the piece de resistance. On comes Becs to rapturous applause and then confounds the Albion defense by not actually touching it whenever the balls in the area. Quite brilliant. Martin summed it up perfectly afterwards. Apparently they really tried !!! Lucky they don't work for my boss.

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    Erpingham Tractor

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Fulham need 6 points to send us down. Home games against Norwich, Hull and Palace will do it

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    Barry from Spain

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Mawther07. No, the civic reception was for either second or third from bottom. I think you will find that that still means relegation. But he would have saved NCFC from being the very bottom club. That must be a major achievement for a club of this stature.

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    NB

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Can i please ask if there is ANYONE amongst pink un scribes who is prepared OR will be allowed to come out once and for all to call for HUGHTON TO GO NOW. Maybe a poll?

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    Mawther07

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Kind of evidence here, 'wallybrain', as to what I have just intimated....

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    Scrimmage man

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Like I Said it was a big Game for both of us and both failed big time. Look's like the writeing is on the wall for us both but yours being more costly i fear. I know it beggers belief how our teams do this to us...Just that extra 5-10% in a game would normaly send us home happy but that's what we have to put up with each season. So when you come to Potman Rd next season please behave and lets have a great sing off not any fistey cuff's..

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    User Removed

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Timbo, plenty been saying Adams as caretaker for a while. Might not make any difference but to go down with such a whimper makes me rage. Grumpy enough as it is these days! Guess it will be a normal Monday morning with Hughton excuses rather than news of his sacking. HUGHTON OUT. OTBC

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    DJ_FRAMBOISE

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Scrimmage man- Crystal Palace go out to win and really give it a go.They have a manager who the players respect and kicks A.. when needed.Norwich do the opposite hence the disgruntled supporters who at least expect some value for money!

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    dave123

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Where have all those posters gone, the yappy little pack animals who sat behind their computer screens and derided, abused and insulted anyone who believed that Chris's strategies would bring us to this point? At one point they were the moral majority, now the silent minority, apart, from two of them, well one of them had five alias's.. It isn't where we are in the league and what we face it is the manner in which we got here that winds me up. The inevitability of it, That freak 11th finish thanks in part to Wigan's travails and the Brom and the Blues being on holiday did us no favours. They believed that 11th was Chris's doing, it wasn't, it was Holts, and Hoolahan's and the remnants of Lambert's team getting us over the line for their own self respect. Dire times

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    Gruff

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • If we keep Hughton as it is perceived as too late, at least give him a spade to bury us! His substitution descions today were worse than the team performance... For me it was a a reaction too admitting that he has run out of options. Chris, if I was you hold your hands up now and go rather than taking us all with you! In this case the Captain needs to be the first off the ship!

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    TheBirdCage

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • "Norwich manager Chris Hughton has revealed that he is unhappy with Norwich City supporters......" Oh , really? We are calling for you to be sacked or at least show some integrity and resign. You have proven that you are not fit for purpose time and time again. If I was a Norwich sponsor like Aviva I would not want my company name associated with the stench of failure that surrounds you. If I was a Norwich player I would be deep in conversation with my agent looking for an exit stratagem from this failing mess of a team. If I was a Board member I would be looking to off load my investment in the Club while it still has some residual value. And as a supporter I am withdrawing my support until you leave and some glimmer of hope is apparent along with a plan for recovery from the mess you are leaving behind.

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    kenfoggo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Oh do you, if you do,RESIGN

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    wivenhoebudgie

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • No. He doesn't even begin to understand the anger. Why is he still employed? This man has sucked the life force out our club and made it a laughing stock and he is STILL there. Look at the statistics. He is a disaster. What does he have to do to get his P45??? If he was as decent as people say he would resign. The one positive I'm clinging to is we will get rid of this clueless clown when we go down.

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    suffolkcanary

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Tactically inept. I have nothing more to say on the matter.

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    Turkish Martin

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Slovo Jo's comments inl line with previous diatribes!

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    Croydonary

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Foxtrot Oscar Bishop :)

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    Captain

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Tried to reply DJ. Got ethered ! Yes well said.

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    Timbo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • LYB I am staggered to read thatyou think the Hughton outers have had a negative effect on the team. You dont think Hughtons negative tactics pathetic motivation inept use of subs and squad players have done the damage instead.?

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    Mawther07

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Unwatchable!

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    Pritch

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • NB how can you be serious????????????????????? The little old Norwich thing is old hat. We are in the Prem on merit and will be relegated from it in the same vein.a CIVIC RECEPTION for keeping us up you what? Does that mean Paul Lambert should have been knighted? Hughton has systematically destroyed our club with helpfrom the Board and if he is dismissed over the weekend there will be dancing in the streets!!!!!!!!!!! If you are a REAL man then save the Board from dithering and WALK with your two clowns. PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Mawther07

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • How can anyone think that this clueless manager and dozy assistants can get these passionless players to do anything other than take us down? Adams and Hucks would at least give us some fight and attacking guile. The Board's gamble on being supportive of Hughton has monumentally failed. Please save us even at this late stage from another season of this dross.

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    jigs69

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • The only hope I cling to is that we were due a loss at home, and now we are due a win away.

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    Coldharbour Canary

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Mardler is spot on. The board are at fault for not sacking Hughton christmas time.

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    pug

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • W******. GO NOW

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    DJ_FRAMBOISE

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • New version of board game. "Haven't a Clue - Doh". The clappers - like the team they fold easily and flap about to little effect.

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Ok, so it was a poor performance. Three out of ten perhaps. The support? Two out of ten or less. The atmosphere was toxic. If City's fans were anything like the Palace lot (who have kept dilapidated old Selhurst Park rocking all season) we would not only have won yesterday but long ago have reached mid-table safety. Self-destruction may have been at work yesterday - but it started with the 'fans'. Tense, silent, ready to be hypercritical at any given point. Hardly an atmosphere to encourage a good performance. It seems to me that half the crowd got exactly what they wanted - an excuse to be Mr or Mrs Angry.

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    Scrimmage man

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • New version of board game. "Haven't a Clue - Doh". The clappers - like the team they fold easily and flap about to little effect.

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Malky Out! Just thought I'd get in first.

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    Bookface

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Malky? Give me strength.I want mad dog Lennon or the like, not another Peter The Pointer.

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    Bookface

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Well mr mac nasty you were warned but just like emperor Nero you fiddled whilst Norwich burned your as much to blame as your inept manager 5games to go and if you don't change things everything will stay the same What happened to death before relegation ,no doubt you will come out with some spineless statement about bouncing straight back up trouble is I don't care any more , your bed you lie in it !!! I'm one hell of a peed of supporter

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    Victor meldrew

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • 69% of the possession of course City did. They just sat in their own half for most of the game passing sideways and backwards. What was the team talk at half-time? was it don't get your shirts too dirty or break into a sweat or the resident hairdresser will be offended. F me.

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    goldie

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Thanks CiS. I guess it's a non starer but I'd kiss a rat's butt to get rid of them. Did the Chase boycott didn't like the police horses!

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    el dingo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • I am usually a positive person when it comes to all things NCFC and I always try to see any good in the bad. But I am fast losing that ability to be positive! Like many others I thought Hughton's appointment was a good one and he would bring an added dimension to the team following the departure of Paul Lambert. However, it hasn't happened and we are now reaping the benefits of very poor management. But that is only the start. From some of the comments being made by various players, what I am picking up is that the team are in complete denial concerning the position the club is in. I feel they have been brainwashed into believing that all is well; we are just having a couple of blips; but the next game we will come good and problem solved. As we can see that just isn't happening. My bigger concern though is that the board of directors are also in complete denial and realistically have left making a change far too late and they now have to face the consequence of their actions. And I don't think they know what to do anymore. Regardless of what takes place over the next couple of days we are in dire trouble and relegation is now a very distinct possibility; much as I hate to say it. What it will take to resolve this I don't know but what I can say is that this situation distresses me very much! Like it does everyone of you who comment on here. OTBC

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    Canarygirl

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • PS, I winder if Chrissie is still an advocate of `Clap Power` after being imperiled by one of those deadly paper thingies? If clap concerns him, post that life-threatening event, I recommend the Dreadnought Seamen`s Mission, Deptford. Not that I have any personal experience of it, you understand...

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • My attention was elsewhere on my 84th Birthday - but what a memorable present from the Canaries! The fault is not Hughton's but those who employ him. The writing was on the wall at Christmas - but the moving hand having written moves on and the opportunity to part company passed over. The club cannot plead ignorance!

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    mardler

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • LYB......we the nay sayers on this board don't need to give CH a hand in relegating NCFC as he is quite capable of doing that all by himself!!!

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    NICEONE

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Shrimmage man are you for real? Fans are there to support but have been given very little all season and certainly less than we deserve. Toxic? Get real, it's been very calm and overdue a real backlash against the very poor status quo. Hughton has to go ASAP. Next choice of manager is so critical. Glad I'm not making that call and no longer 100% confident our board are capable. That's after 3 years of being a huge McNally fan.

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    DJ_FRAMBOISE

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Rottsrool, your irony\sarcasm bypass was 100% successful, though clearly unnecessary. FFS - NB is extracting the excreta!

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    Mad Brewer

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Well the deed is done. Chris Hughton, Calderwood and Trollope are packing their bags and Neil Adams is in charge. Talk about a hospital pass, as Dale Arden said in Flash Gordon, "Flash, Flash, I love you, but we only have fourteen hours to save the Earth!"

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    Swiss Canary

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • JB .. 'Top 10 finish = board expectation? ' Relegation fight = realistic expectation. Admittedly big money was wasted on our star signing but the fact remains Norwich spent less than any other Premier League club. Hughton is not a bad manager, he is at a club without the huge resources of others. If the cardboard clappers are now out of favour, maybe they could be sent to me, I'm only happy when I'm clapping.

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    Johny

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Colby Army!

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Despite all the doom and negativity here, the season doesn't end next week. There are four more games and Norwich will not lose all of them. Cheer up, it's good to be alive.

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    Johny

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • CH if u understand the anger? Take a run and jump and resign?

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    Keep it Low

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Colby Army!

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • TrueBlue, not a bad post for an Ipswich fan, and we look forward to playing you next year. If relegation is what it takes to get rid of HUghton then that's the cross we have to bear. BUt the BOard must go to, there are no excuses it has been evident all season that we were not good enough and the BOARD did nothing! they must all resign

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    Canaryinslovenia

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Archie`s Little Helpers have excelled themselves tonight. So many repeat postings. Poor old Pondy has been badly over-exposed. Wivenhoe, ol` pal, are you trying to convey the impression that Chrissy couldn`t organise a pivo-fest in a brouwery? Spot on.

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    Mad Brewer

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • At least Chrissy wasn`t pounded by a paltry piece of peregrinating paper. Applause all round. Or clap, at least.

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    Mad Brewer

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Funny how calls for Pulis from some quarters drew howls of derision when he was available. Someone with his balls at least offer passion and fight. This nightmare will soon be over. Unfortunately not soon enough to save our bacon. Also a shareholder and will do my utmost to make the AGM this year. See how they talk their way out of this debacle. HUGHTON OUT. OTBC

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    DJ_FRAMBOISE

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Foxtrot Oscar Bishop :)

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    Captain

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Holt now has as many premier goals as RVW. Sign him up

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    Pondlife

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • NICEONE, nothing so far indicates CH is learning and it's all rabbit in the headlights I'm afraid. It's still possible we might get something at Fulham and Dave, hope you live to regret sending your ticket back although I suspect you won't sadly. It's been a very thin line regarding staying up going down but you make your own luck - CH doesn't.

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    DJ_FRAMBOISE

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Is Lily Savage available? Glock? Max Schrek as Nosferatu? The Dagenham Girl Pipers? Skippy the Bush Kangaroo? No we're stuck with Hughton et alia. Why do our Board treat us like untermensch!?!???!!?

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    el dingo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Nice to see the little un's on here who go to portaloo road dressed as blue plastic seats!

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    tonyb

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Interesting to see that completely independent football journos are saying City can't defend or pass properly. What the hell do they do all week.

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    goldie

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • I am a minor shareholder in NCFC and I guess some of the rest of us must be too. Anyone know how to exploit this in order to sack these clowns?

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    el dingo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • thats why you got the sack mr H!

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    tonyb

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Poor Hughton feels frustrated does he? His team, his tactics, his preparation for the game, his substitutions, his coaching staff. Frustrated? At what? His own failure?

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    kenfoggo

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • I do not know what all the panic and worry is all about? every season at this time of year its the same. and Norwich always escape the drop. and its obviously going to be the same again this season. should do magic !!! there is no point in sacking CH because it doesn't matter who manages the team as the manager doesn't play on the pitch, the 11 players are at fault, if they don't put the effort in and don't try you don't win. they would win every game if they were told " win the game you get paid, lose the game you don't get paid"

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    Footyboy16

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • He knows he's gone in May, so where is his motivation ? I also suspect that quite a few "rats" will jump from the sinking ship too!! This could all have been avoided had McNally had the courage to take positive action before Christmas . The odds that he's got his death wish now!

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    Algarve Canary

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Good Luck Neil, The faithful (supporters and fans) will be right behind you. The board have acted too late. If we go down then the board have alot to answer for. The fans have been saying for months and months that H"out"on was not doing the business and his backroom staff were all failed managers. I hope Norwich stay up, I really do, but I am worried and Fulham is one of the biggest games in the clubs history to date. OTBC!! may not be enough.

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    Cris Reynolds

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Fulham need 6 points to send us down. Home games against Norwich, Hull and Palace will do it

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    Barry from Spain

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • I said it last week, and it equally applies this week. OVER PAID PRIMA-DONNA's. Never mind CH and his hapless side kicks, but look at the vast majority of those on the pitch, you could see the ones who applied max effort, those who wanted the ball, and those who were running scared (the majority). Now, how do I explain to my employers who are paying me the miserly sum of circa £20,000 per week, that I have under performed again, missed my performance targets, and generally have a could not care less attitude? Aha, I know, I can still TALK a good game, so that will keep the gravy train running. I'm all right Jack, so sod Norwich FC. I am well on the way to being a cash millionaire so job done. As I said OVER PAID PRIMA-DONNA's, We are down, and I reckon a min 3 seasons to get out the Championship? Forget a quick return guys, that is dream land. A bitterly sad & disappointed Canary supporter. The Border Riever

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    The Border Riever

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Did anyone else pick up one sentence in Paddy's drivel above: "Hughton fully understood the anger of the home support after slipping to a first home league defeat of 2014 - with pockets of fans in home areas of the stadium even calling for him to go." Where does the "even" come from? This suggestes that sacking Hughton is an overreaction. What planet are you on? We have been asking for the coaching team to be replaced for the last eighteen months. Hugton being manager of a football club makes The Rev Flowers look like a suitable candidate for Prime Minister.

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    waclor

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Hughton`s unworthy, LincsCan.

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Remember this management team could not produce a team capable of beating Luton. Under the present set up we would surely struggle in the Championship, Problem for a new manager would be to rebuild and get thing moving again from such a low starting point ,I could easily see us ending up in the conference . After watching city since 59 this must be worst underperforming group of players ever to pull on the yellow shirt..

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    Melvyn Parkerson

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Poor Hughton feels frustrated does he? His team, his tactics, his preparation for the game, his substitutions, his coaching staff. Frustrated? At what? His own failure?

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    kenfoggo

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • What's the point. The club's told us it doesn't want to qualify for Europe - so what exactly is our ambition? Avoid relegation every season by the skin of our teeth. Not pretty to watch and bad for your blood pressure. Would rather be in the Championship narrowly avoiding promotion every season watching opponents who aren't paying stupid salaries to over indulged starlets with daft haircuts. OTBC.

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    reevestheking

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • I have been keeping in touch with sky sport to see if the board have had a meeting and "SACKED CHRIS HUGHTON" since yesterday . Still waiting though ! Every dog has his day. Hughton Out.

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    yarco

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • I think it's time to obtain a list of the world's top 100 richest people and start writing letters explaining why they should want to buy out Delia and her board. More importantly Mad B, I have never seen that quote from Elvis about Big "O". However John Lennon once said "Before Elvis there was nothing". Keith Richards said "Before Elvis everything was in black and white." But if you want we can dedicate a Big O song to CH, "It's over." First however The Chairman of the Board has put in a request for, "Give me Just a Little More Time."

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    Lincs Canary

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Cearly City cant win under Hughton. So with 5 games remaining the only true hope to stay up is sack him and pray whomever they have lined up can squeeze 3 points from the remainder of the season .

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    expatcan

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • I cant see us escaping relegation in all honesty, I think we will go with Cardiff and Sunderland. Of our remaining games, I think only 2 are winnable - Fulham and the Gunners. If you look at Fulhams last 5, they are all winnable.

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    Henry

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • It is surely now abundantly clear to everyone that we have only won against teams that didn't turn up. The Sunderland game is being hailed as a great win, but actually they didn't turn up - Albion did and that was the difference. Let's hope that Fulham don't, or we're stuffed.

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    jigs69

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • whoa canaryslo.they picked lambert.

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    bluelight

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Malky Out! Just thought I'd get in first.

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    Bookface

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Just had a thought that if the tractor boys don't get promotion this season and they sack Mick I know a man that they should go for ,clues= he has managed Newcastle ,Birmingham and played for Spurs ( sorry no prizes for guesing who it is )

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    leslie cater

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • The problem all relegated clubs have is getting rid of overpaid under performing players on long contracts. It is not going to be that easy to off load our rubbish players. Our best hope is that a new manager can get a lot more out of these players, but history is against here and I doubt our useless board has made adequate provision off relegation as they seem to be blinkered in their belief in Hughton and his miserable band of half wits

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    Canaryinslovenia

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Having watched MOTD and a re run of the goal, I still think it was a very soft goal to concede. Unfortunately Olsson slipped but Ruddy was badly positioned and had not narrowed the angles, Bassong put no effort in to stop the shop being taken and the rest was history. Last season we looked the worst team in the league and this time around we look even worse so I see little hope. We can all pray for a miracle at Fulham but I fear that is clutching at straws. What baffles me, is why neither Turner or Bennett were at least on the bench, I would not even have started with Bassong let alone have no cover on the bench. Likewise, when Olsson was forced to go off, presumably injured, why did we chose to replace him with a left winger rather than an international left back. For a brief moment I thought we were going to try three centre backs but that would be having a go and that would not suit CH at all.

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    TrevorKeith

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Looking @ your Tarrrrrrrn board Graybags there's only 5 postings + 3 of them are by the same bloke. ( Mind you, you don't get many more than 5 @ your home games anyway do you?).Looks like your fans have given up on the play-offs + gone to the pub ! Our fans CARE what their team does. That's the difference. OTBC !

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    Timbo

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • We'll at last CH has gone

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    Norfolk Boy

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • The fans are the only ones who care if the club are relegated. Hughton & co don't, they will get a nice fat payoff when they are sacked. The players don't, they only came for the money and will be off to a new promoted club when we go down. Sadly I think we will be stuck with RVW, who I think, along side Hughton, is a major reason for our failure this season. I will be at no more games until we have a new manager.

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    Henry

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • New version of board game. "Haven't a Clue - Doh". The clappers - like the team they fold easily and flap about to little effect.

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • What a miserable lot you Norwich fans are. The bloke is doing his best . You will probably stay up. Accept it you are lucky to have top flight football. We in Ipswich have missed out for too long, but we do not moan like you lot. Get real be happy . Enjoy it while you can.

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    graham garrod

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • We are C..p from the manager down to the playing staff!! No passion or fight so thats it we are down....

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    dave123

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Robbie Savage on MOTD tips Sunderland, Cardiff & Norwich to go down. Normally I think he`s a ******** and doesn`t know what he`s talking about. However on this occasion ......... Agree CH should walk the walk but who would want to come in now even on a temporary basis to end of season?

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    stayingup

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • I've been a Norwich fan for many years now and seen plenty of relegations in that time. I have to say this is the most avoidable one. As for winning at Fulham. forget it. That bunch of overpaid, clueless wimps will not get another point all season. Having been through all the stages yesterday, let's try to find some positives from this wretched situation. Here are some. Biggest one, we get rid of Hughton and his useless crew. Loza, the Murphys, Rudd, McGeehan, Morris. We will be debt free. We have parachute payments at the higher rate after staying up last year. We can sign players to get us promoted that other teams in the division can't afford. We get rid of the mercenaries, the one last payday old pros. The teams coming down with us are not the best. Sunderland are worse than us and Cardiff have an owner who is best described as eccentric. How many of our current team will we miss? Not many. If and it's a big if the board make the right decision on the next manager we could develop those young players into an exciting Southampton type team. My feeling is that Neil Adams should be a big part of that future. He knows the players and he actually cares for the club.

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    suffolkcanary

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Apparently Mr H and his cohorts were asked to arrange a party; at a place that makes beer, my informants tell me that it didnt go well

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    wivenhoebudgie

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • N is for negative, O is for 'Oh no, not again, R is for rubbish, W is for woeful, I is for Ipswich (who we'll be playing next season), C is for catastrophic, H is for Hughton and hopeless.... just about sums up the season.

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    wallybrain

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Heck. I actually thought you would stay up. Don't get me wrong I knew Van Poodle Winkie was a waste of a few million quid when you signed him. "Biggest flop since Alfonso Alves" was my prediction, none the less you faced the weakest PL in recent history and between Cardiff, Fulham, Palace, Hull and Sunderland who lets face it had a bigger handicap than your lot with Di Canio splashing cash on every Carlos Kick a ball it really seemed somehow that there must be 3 weaker teams. The board that bought you such luminaries as Glen Roeder, Peter Grant and ..... BRYAN GUNN wrote checks and twiddled it's thumbs so whiIst Delia tried to decide what to fill the pies with they no doubt pondered the merrits of a rousing speech to the fans from Stephen Fry instead of changing manager. All of this combined into a perfect storm of ineptitude to suddenly leave you dangleing, like canaries falling silent in the mines facing what can only be described as the antithesis of your season. Win and the canary might chirp another day, lose and surely the gas rushes in and the miners rush out, back to Portugal, Sweden, Argentina or Tottenham leaving the canary gasping for air and praying the top 6 sorts itself sooner rather than later.

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    TrueBlue

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Rottsrool. I didn't say that he had had success, I merely pointed out that he has managed much higher profile clubs. Expectations must be realistic, anything above rock bottom must be seen as a major success for NCFC, after all this is NCFC and not MCFC. If CH can manage second or third from bottom with a club of this stature, then he deserves a civic reception.

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    NB

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Where`s Machianalli?

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    Mad Brewer

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • GET out you loser NOW

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    Canaryinslovenia

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • We are nowhere near the top 7 or 8 clubs in this division, but Hughton and Lambert have put together a squad that is better than it's current position in the table. We should be better, and while we are a smaller club, we are a small club with some useful players, and the fact we are struggling does I'm afraid rest to a large part with the manager. I hate saying it, because I think he is a decent guy, and has conducted himself well in some difficult situations at the club, but we should have won today, like a number of occasions this year. Once or twice you could put it down to bad luck, but this has become a habit.

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    Coldharbour Canary

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • NB Your full of it, ch has never had great success he's done nothing but damage since he's been at carrow rd, so stop with the tears for a clueless clown.

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    Rottsrool

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Good stuff DJ_F - and for once I totally agree with canarygirl.

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    el dingo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • The words in the interview are just such f**king rubbish! how did this guy ever get a job! oh yes he was employed by a board who know absolutely nothing about football

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    Canaryinslovenia

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • If Hughton is still in charge on Monday morning WE ARE DOWN END OF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! There is simply ONE LAST CHANCE. A WIN AT FULHAM NEXT SATURDAY OR GOODNIGHT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! clueless spineless unimaginative stubborn useless HOW has Hughton and his pair of clowns been kept in jobs by our limp excuse of a Board.The supporters are being treated with contempt while the WORST manager our wonderful club has ever been lumbered with stumbles along week to week with the same dross, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE give Neil Adams and Hucks the gig for the rest of the season and lets ripinto Fulham from the first whistle.35 points and maybe the odd point nicked from one of the big boys and who knows?? The Board MUST also speak their silence is deafening .

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    Mawther07

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • NB = Norwich Board?

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    Cecil

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • I am past getting angry about CH. The owners need to move on otherwise they will take us full circle from our 04\05 relegation under Worthy when Dean Ashton was bought too late to save us and back to more seasons of tight budgets and managerial gambles, a road leading ultimately to Div One. (PS. Worthy is manager of York City and just been awarded manager of month for six wins and SIX clean sheets - CH would love it there. Need an assistant Worthy?)

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    Lincs Canary

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Hooray!!!!! At last......only it is six months to late Mr McNally. Good luck Neil - we are all behind you!!

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    Kent Anglian

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • LYB has something of a point, playing in a negative atmosphere can be difficult. However, the team haven't given the supporters much to get behind to be honest, and it is becoming a bit of a vicious circle.

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    Coldharbour Canary

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • New version of board game. "Haven't a Clue - Doh". The clappers - like the team they fold easily and flap about to little effect.

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Its the boards fault for not sacking him on boxing day,we would not be in this mess now if they had not bottled it!

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    tonyb

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • "Norwich City can tonight confirm that Neil Adams has replaced Chris Hughton as first-team manager." HALELUYA. We may well still go down but this is what many of us were asking for weeks ago. Neil, give it your best shot, never mind the danger, be brave and let's go out fighting. OTBC

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    DJ_FRAMBOISE

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Nice one, Pondy! I saw Holty on MOTD. He took that goal well (compare Elmander), and he looked as jolly as ever. I hope Gorbalschev isn`t gifting points to our fellow relegation strugglers for an ulterior motive - Villa`s defence looked as bad as ours. First Choice Wolfie became a Peripheral Periwinkle yesterday. Hughton`s a great forward strategist, isn`t he? Btw; LYB`s notion that the team`s failure is in any way down to disgruntled fans, is a master-class in self-flagellation and dissemblance. Depending on whose jaundiced viewpoint you believe, I`m either a `Hughton outer` or a `Hughton apologist`. I`ll come out and apologise for neither.

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • I'm with Mather, sack the wtat now and give Adams the for 5 games job and start the search. Lyb, think the fans have shown more patience than ch or players deserve. 3 points next week might still be enough but can't see that with ch. HUGHTON OUT. OTBC

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    DJ_FRAMBOISE

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Apologies to ALL for multi posting pressed submit and nowt happened then three for the price of one!!!!

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    Mawther07

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • New board game: Haven't a Clue - Doh

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    Pondlife

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Speechless..............roll on the championship under a new manager,give Malky the job for the last 5 drubbings

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    canarykid

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • We were second best today and never looked like scoring... how we beat this side 2-0 at the Hawthorns is beyond belief. Goodbye Premier League, it was fun - I think?

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    green tiger

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • I agree with most posters on this link in that too many of our players looked woeful yesterday and in fact have done for much of the season. However, when you consider McNally, the score right now is 1 - 1, that is the section of one brilliant and manager one woeful manager, no prizes for guessing their names. Our team looked dreadful under Gunn but within a couple of weeks the new choice had turned donkeys into men. Now however is the time for McNally to spin the dice and sink or swim, there in no point sitting on the rocking fence any more. We may still go down fighting as the hill looks to big but at least lets go down with pride and more importantly hope for the future.

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    TrevorKeith

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Timbo, you're looking at the wrong board. Our fans abandoned this turgid paper long ago

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    TrueBlue

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • What do we have to do to get rid of hughton & his 2 useless coaches! Boycott the next home game? It won't make for pretty viewing with him in charge still

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    elmboy

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Last chance saloon, Fulham away. As Yogi Berra said, "It's deja vu all over again".

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    Swiss Canary

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Thats it. Looking at all of the bottom clubs remaining fixtures, we are down. Get Malky in for the final games as the performances and tactics are embarassing.

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    Barry from Spain

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • I've got to the stage when I think ANYBODY but Hughton for manager. If he stays, we will not get a single point from our remaining matches. We have to try a temporary manager for the rest of the season, we have nothing to lose.

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    bogbog

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Just sent my Fulham away ticket back to the club requesting a refund with that stupid yellow banner fingy........Really not worth wasting more money on City this season

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    dave123

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Fulham need 6 points to send us down. Home games against Norwich, Hull and Palace will do it

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    Barry from Spain

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • El Dingo, you would have to call an EGM which requires a certain percentage of shareholding usually. As a Shareholder I am happy to join you but may take too much time as usually have to give 21 days notice. The quicker way would be a Carrow Road boycott to get the message home

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    Canaryinslovenia

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • In a moment, I'm going to have a bath. In about three days, I'm going to guzzle down a bottle of wine ansd see if I can write something as dynamic as flicka. I felt really depressed until I read that post. Now I can't stop laughing. Even the vicar can't upset me.*Asterisks are go

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    Bill Punton's bald patch

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • I am in a state of despair. Thought we'd beat WBA even under this useless article. We may not pick up any more points at all this season if Hughton remains. If he's going in May anyway let's dump him now; surely we can't do any worse?

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    Cecil

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Nice one nice one ! Heis doing it by himself albeit with a large serving of helpfrom our invisible Board and Chief Exec. Also coldharbour there is NO negative atmosphere the fans have given massive support and the vicious circle is the one that Hughton runs around in week after week.

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    Mawther07

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Very unlikely NCFC will get any more points under Hughton this season - may as well get Malky in now as he will at least stand a chance of getting us back out of the championship next year...

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    Surrey Canary

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • I'm a shareholder too + if an Emergency Gen Meeting can be called I'll come down from Manchester to attend. Canary Girl welcome to the "club" ( + I don't mean NCFC). By the way, you are not being negative you are being positive if you are criticising for the good of the clubteam ! I don't agree with those that say it's too late to change the manager, because if we stick with Chris Hughton he'll take us down anyway. Put Neil Adams in charge for the remaining games. It's do or die now- OTBC!

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    Timbo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Don't blame you dave! My day's of travelling to Fulham are well over. Mind you I have seen a lot of goals (wrong net) anybody for mike phelan or do you think he won't go to a mediocre championship outfit that Hughton has amassed...

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    elmboy

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • We will all be NCFC fans long after Hughton has gone, RVW and Hooper have 20 goals a season players for several seasons, somewhere we have destroyed them!! Tactically we are being outwitted by every other manager, the squad is good enough but is not being managed!! It is an embarrassment when you see the team sheet @ 2.55, pretty obviously go homework is being done. We are not down yet and much is made of last four games but how important will they be to the opposition when we get to them!! Sunderland will lose to Spurs tomorrow, but Fulham are the side to worry and that German will outwit us if we are not careful!! OTBC.

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    johnnyp

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • NB how can you be serious????????????????????? The little old Norwich thing is old hat. We are in the Prem on merit and will be relegated from it in the same vein.a CIVIC RECEPTION for keeping us up you what? Does that mean Paul Lambert should have been knighted? Hughton has systematically destroyed our club with helpfrom the Board and if he is dismissed over the weekend there will be dancing in the streets!!!!!!!!!!! If you are a REAL man then save the Board from dithering and WALK with your two clowns. PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Mawther07

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Fess up guys, it's our fault we're going to be relegated, nothing whatever to do with Hughton's ineptitude.

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    Cecil

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • stunned....such an inept, disappointing performance on top of the last inept, disappointing performance. Thanks Hughton ! Now get out and lets bring in Adams

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    kpg24uk

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Did Chrissie really say that kenfoggo?? He`s `avin` a laaarf! Perhaps it`s just the one fan who successfully launched that potentially lethal paper happy-clappy noise-toy at him? TrueBlue`s offering was genuinely witty, as I discovered when I gave it some syntax by means of a bit of punctuation here and there. If you want to go into comedy scriptwriting, TB, I`d be delighted and honoured to be your technical consultant. Let me know - don`t leave me dangleing on a string.

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Sick of people having a go at Rob Snodgrass, I hate his argumentative manner, but give the guy his due, he sweats blood for the NCFC & without his goals we'd be in an even worse mess.

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    codger8

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • To enter into the vernacular, yer `avin` a laaarf, ent yer, Scrimmage? Norwich fans `toxic`? They are the most forgiving fans in England, or even Norfolk. Btw, LincsCan, in Heaven, Elvis is seated to the right of Roy Orbison, the man he descibed as `the best singer in the world`. To Orbison`s left is Alan Smethurst, probably the greatest lyricist since Wordsworth.

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Thanks CiS. I guess it's a non starer but I'd kiss a rat's butt to get rid of them. Did the Chase boycott didn't like the police horses!

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    el dingo

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • We are down and deserve to be. Rubbish team, full stop.

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    Henry

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Agree with suffolkcan's seeking, and finding, positives but with no change of ownership any outstanding manager we bring in, and any youngsters that shine, will be sold to the first bidders. That, in my lifetime, has always been the NCFC way. I am growing old and would like to see progress before I go to heaven and discover who sits to the right of Elvis. And did he move St John to inside left?

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    Lincs Canary

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • If he understood he would leave and put us out of our misery!!

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    Cockney.canary

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Yes, they lost to Luton last season. Big deal. They also got wins against Man City, Man U, Arsenal, Tottenham and Everton. Anyway, as far as next week is concerned, Fulham have got to set up for the win, so with that in mind, I think the best chance is going to be 4-2-3-14-1-4-1. Two line-ups depending on whether Fer is available, with MartinWhittaker, Yobo, Bassong, Olsson, Tettey, Fer or Hoolahan, Howson, Snodgrass, Redmond or Pilkington, then chuck Becchio up top for something different and I'd still love to see that terrific interplay he had with Howson at the end of last season again.

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    LittleYellowBirdie

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Fulham need 6 points to send us down. Home games against Norwich, Hull and Palace will do it

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    Barry from Spain

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • We all want success for our club in the top flight, however, I would rather see City thrash Ipswich in the Championship than lose to West Brom and others in the Premiership. The fat lady isn't singing yet 'so come on you yellows'

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    Cornwall Canary

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

  • Chris HugeOne understands......? I don't think he does. There is quite a lot that Hughton does NOT understand. The depth of feeling about how he has sucked the life out of this club in under 2 years? The anger supporters feel about being short changed by his inadequate performance week after week? How we will still be here after he has been replaced?

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    kenfoggo

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • WE are all on the same page . Bye bye Chris Hughton

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    wivenhoebudgie

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Well I just can't believe the negativity. CH is working his fingers to the bone trying to make a name for this club. Let's not forget that he has managed much higher profile clubs than this one, he has certainly played for far more superior clubs, he knows what he's doing. Under CH, this club will not finish rock bottom. Second or third from bottom, would be a grand achievement for a club of this stature.

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    NB

    Saturday, April 5, 2014

  • Yesterday the build up play was slow and we had no penertration that's down to the way Hughton set the team up and it was obvious that the WBA players wanted it much more than ours did

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    leslie cater

    Sunday, April 6, 2014

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