Norwich City boss Chris Hughton felt his side were taught a brutal lesson by Everton in a 2-0 Premier League defeat at Goodison Park.

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The Canaries were sunk by Gareth Barry’s long range first half strike and Kevin Mirallas’ sublime free kick just before the hour mark in a routine win for Roberto Martinez’s side. Norwich did finish the game on the front foot with Robert Snodgrass clipping a post but Hughton acknowledged the visitors had been second best for the majority of the game.

“We knew we were up against a team who would have more possession because they have generally played that way against most other sides this season,” he said. “I felt we finished strongly and we showed character after going behind. The first goal is a wonderful strike but I felt if we could turn it in our favour in the second half we might get something from the game, but the second is a fantastic strike. That is the difference. They didn’t create as many clear cut chances as they would like but in the pivotal moments they showed their quality.

“We didn’t shy away from trying to get back into the game. We had opportunities and to be fair it would have been against the run of play and probably not a fair result if we had got something but I was frustrated not to see that in the first half.”

Martinez felt his side’s finishing power proved the key difference after his side marched into the Premier League’s top four.

“I thought it was going to be a very difficult game and it proved to be,” he said. “The amount of opportunities we had, probably that clinical touch in front of goal was the difference. Norwich had a proper go in the second half, but we defended well and kept a really important clean sheet. In these sort of games, you can lose your concentration in dead-ball situations, but I thought we controlled the game well and got three well-deserved, and very important points.”

Hughton was again forced to answer questions on midfielder Wes Hoolahan, with the Irishman an unused substitute in a week dominated by transfer talk surrounding his future.

“I didn’t play Wes because of a combination of a few things,” said Hughton. “I opted to play two up front and within that debate there is always those who will feel do you play two out-and-out strikers or one in behind. I felt that was quite brave of us to play two to try and stop them playing out from the back. Wes played in the last two league games but was injured for the FA Cup. He was very much in my thoughts. There is no situation other than that. He is a Norwich City player who was in my thoughts to play today and a strong part of the squad.”

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  • Hughton Norwich are always second best we are a club that will like be relegated 2 points from the bottom three each game thats go by looks like more and more that they will go down . NO new players will be brought in unless they sell only a parachute payment no more mega millions well done the board you got it wrong again by not sacking Hughton at the start of the season if city do go down they keep him as manager because they will not be able to afford to pay him or buy any new players with out going back into dept .

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    DOBBY1970

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Nice one nice one! DREAM TEAM Neil Adams, Hucks and Malky at the helm. What is there to lose? Adams to look after the team for Fulham while Malky gets in place to steamroller Hull on Saturday. Wishful thinking maybe but a change is simply a must NOW we need to get the passion and belief back and start winning.

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    Mawther07

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Sadly, the Board won't sack Hughton. They will be looking at the league table and see that we are only 3 points off tenth place - Bowkett's target for this season. However, they have to ask themselves whether they are enjoying watching the most negative football in over 40 years (yes, even worse than under Worthington) with uninspired players, a persistence in playing Snodgrass every game (despite his inability to beat defenders or get any crosses in) and a manager who lines up his excuses before a ball is kicked. I am fed up with the same old excuses, negativity and rubbish that is being touted as football. Hoof the Hoot because this style of football is the worst I have ever seen, I can't see it changing and I am starting to dread Saturdays. I want my swashbuckling club back, not this group of players that smells of fear, led by a management team of frightened, clueless rabbits.

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    jigs69

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • …..S.O hasn't been away Brew!...just hiding under a variety of stones!.....

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    Stew Pydsodd

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • McNally said the season requirements for Hughton were to show progression... With spending the 6th highest amount in the league we're 5 points worse off from last season, so in my eyes despite McNally being useless, he could well be on his case. I wouldn't want Hughton sacked for the sake of it, just look at the Mick McCarthy saga with Wolves the season before last...

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    Willem

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • We might have won 4-1 but Fulham are hopeless - they only beat Norwich 2-1. Get rid of Poyet and appoint me in his place before it's too late

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Mr McNally may be preoccupied at the moment studying Bolton Wanderers financial report. For those not in the know they have reported a loss of over £50m in their first season down from the PL. I have done a little studying too. They will be paying interest on the previous outstanding debt of £110m at about £6m per year and they will have lost another £6m in gate receipts. Plus their parachute payment will be less than ours. Having said that City could still lose in he region of £20 to £30m in the first year out.

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    Steely Dan

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • BTW it's HUGHTON, Hughton with only one O.

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    oldtimer

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Why do some people on here say its not all Hughtons fault, the players must take the blame for not performing. I disagree. Hughton, on the whole, has brought in the players HE wants and it is he that should be sending them out on the pitch to perform in the way HE wants them to. If they are not doing this, then he is the manager and it is down to HIM to make sure they do perform. Maybe you will get 1 or 2 players that don't perform in the occasional game, granted, that's not his fault. But im sorry, when these non performances by most players are week in and week out, then it definitely is Hughtons fault. We need Mr Motivator at our club right now.

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    Henry

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • we knew we would be second best to everton the way we usually play.Thats why against top teams you have to up your game,give 100%,run around and tackle more and dont give your opposition time or space.Didnt see much of that yesterday,is that the managers fault?,players?,both i would say and unless a new manager and players are not brought in soon i fear the worst come may!

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    tonyb

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Stew are you on the curacao today ;-)

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    sharky

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Seventeen goals, that's what you pay your money for. Hoof the Hoot!

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    Gruff

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Steely, how frighteningly right you are. Mr Mc Nally would be right to study the Bolton situation. We are one of the few Premier League clubs not with a greedy clueless foreign owner ad long may it stay that way. however if he indeed was checking Boltons plight out, it would be high time for another piece of his ruthlesses as was the case when another nice but out of his depth man Mr Brian Gunn was taken out of the firing line. we will probably never have a better chance to save our status.Please Mr Mc N .

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    Mawther07

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Losing has become a habit and if you look at some of the players' faces and body language when they take the field you can see it straight away - they are expecting to lose. This is the problem with Hughton. He has no motivational abilities and is incapable of lifting his troops and getting them to believe in themselves.So, I don't think it is just a case of who would replace Hughton as the fact that someone must do so. I am not normally an advocate of wholesale manager change, but in this instance it is as clear as day that something has to change and it won't do so under Hughton. The Board remain silent and seemingly frightened of making a decision. But if they do not do so, then this inevitable spiral downwards will continue and for sure we will be relegated.

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    malaga flier

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Usual Rubbish by Norwich and what a waste of money on Wolf........Be lucky to get 2 Million back when we sell him!

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    dave123

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Another very reasoned, and reasonable presser from the manager. But, the fact is that yet again he is rationalising and excusing yet another defeat. Everybody else at the bottom is fighting for their Premiership lives. We seem to think that 15th, but only 2 points from the drop is fine. The reality is that if the teams below us continue to fight and win, by this time next week, after yet another well reasoned defeat, we will be in the bottom 3. Please, please......some motivation. some self belief. Some fire and passion. On paper we are too good to go down. On current form, we will be relegated in May!!

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    Algarve Canary

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • I dont think that MALKY will be what we need

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    superfan59

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • I'm not Steady On I'm afraid but Stew, why the vitriol about hiding under stones. We're all entitled to our view, however cosy you like to think this forum is. And Brew, as the Prince of Irony yourself, I'm disappointed that my silly posts were taken at face value. The point I was unsuccessfully trying to make is that there are 6 points between the bottom 11 teams in the league and you can perm any 3 from those 11 to fill the relegation places - and its unrealistic to expect that we won't be amongst the bottom 11 teams. After next Saturdays match we could be bottom or in the top half (theoretically with our goal difference I accept).

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Hey - support NCFC! The Board, Manager, and particularly our local newspaper group respect us so much... not. My ticket in the Barclay costs me five hundred big ones and I am being robbed. HOOF the HOOT! And the Board for all I care.

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    el dingo

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • I cannot for one moment understand what Mr McN and the Board are doing. Hughton has been poor throughout his tenure at Norwich and was a bad choice. That much has been clear to anyone all this season. The stats prove the point. And it is not just the lack of goals and points, it is the manner in which we go about playing the game under Hughton. It is so sterile and negative. Players being selected out of position every week. No leadership, no motivation either off or on the pitch. I know this forum cannot speak for all the fans but I would bet it is a pretty fair cross-representation of the feelings of many if not the majority. I am convinced there is no way out of this unless Hughton and his coaching staff are removed now and hopefully someone brought in who can restore confidence and set the team up to play to its strengths rather than its weaknesses. However it may well already be too late, given the points we need and the fixtures which lie ahead. The Board appear to be in denial. However the financial implications will come home to roost and will have to be faced come May if or when we go down. Any belief that we would bounce straight back up is pure fiction and fantasy. Decline has its own momentum - you only have to look at what has happened to clubs like the Sheffields, Leeds etc to see how history and big names count for nothing.

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    malaga flier

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • how can anybody on the board be satisfied watching this team be satisfied with what's happening ,we are like a rudderless ship heading for the rocks in a force 10 gale throw the captain overboard now and appoint someone (NeilAdams perhaps ) to steer us into a safer harbour . hoots record is pathetic by prem standards Lambert might have peed the board off but he was the best motivator and manager we've ever had ,bite the bullet Delia ,ditch coco the clown (Mike Ashley realised his mistake soon enough ) appoint someone with a bit of spirit ,let's at least go down cheering

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    Victor meldrew

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Happy New Year all you Norwich fans. Having been a Norwich City supporter for a a large number of years, like many others we have seen highs and lows. The lows follow a familiar pattern of lacklustre displays eventually resulting in a change of managerial leadership. Every game we live in the expectancy of a good result and some pleasure and enjoyment in spending £500 a year for a season ticket. In the 18 months of Mr Hughton's management, he has given us nothing. This Norwich squad is now of his making. He has bought in players of his choice, he is responsible for the negatiive tactics, he has selected teams and left out players who have served us well in the past, he has made substitutions far too late to make any impact on the game. I plead with the Board of Directors to change the Manager as soon as possible. Norwich City will only go backwards and downwards unless there is a change.

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    Kipper

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • I didn`t even see the lowlights on MOTD - fell asleep last night & overslept this morning. All I have to go on is what others have told me and what I heard on Radio Partridge. With respect to Big Malky, he`s doing a bit of punditry with Kaptain Krispy & his Gang and looks comfortable with that for the moment. He stated clearly that he has business to close with Cardiff and plans to take a holiday before returning to management, which he clearly wants to do. Is he the man for us? Who knows, anyway maybe WHU will beat us to it, though Big Sam bought himself a bit of time yesterday - against a Malky-less Cardiff. I honestly believed that Hoots would be here for the long haul but there have been few signs this season that he has a clear vision of how to move the team forward. Yesterday`s team selection seemed to be an excercise in justifying his most expensive signings while sending a clear message to Everton that the 2 strikers would receive no support from the wings - 2 left backs on the left and an ineffectual left-footed Snodgrass on the right. No creative presence in midfield (who IS Hoolahan?). No master of the simple pass to a team-mate (who IS Fox?). His team assembly efforts are a bit like watching Father Dougall McGuire trying to do a children`s jigsaw puzzle.

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Nice one, Swiss! I remember a press conference\AGM, or something, where a habitual question-asker with a thick (sic) Norwich\Norfolk accent poked fun at Lambo`s diction. Lambo`s response was classic: "Can I have a translator?". Good to see S\O back in a new guise, guys. It might tempt Slovenian Canary back out of retirement, to reclaim his identity. Same old tricks.

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Another home defeat - this time without scoring. We may be in 10th place but we're closer to the bottom than Southampton immediately above us. I hate to think what Norwich will do to us next week. Sack Bruce before it's too late

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • It is amazing that Mauricio Pochettino can motivate Southampton without even speaking English.

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    Swiss Canary

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • …..All that and not a word about changing our colours!.....Have people given up on the canaries?...Just think...a nice powder blue...and we could call ourselves 'The Blue Budgies'!.....and as a bonus, they could be able to be talk in English....well Norfick anyway!.....

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    Stew Pydsodd

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • My new year wish would be that the Manager and Board would give the fans a proper opportunity to tell them what we think and get some honest replies from them. Like most new year wishes nothing will come of it. Really think the fans are just an add on that the owners don't really want but are just there to add a bit of TV atmosphere.

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    goldie

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Surely this was a game to go with a 4,5,1 formation to start with and then switch to a 4,4,2 if we went a goal down. We need a manager that can plan to beat specific opposition and read the game in progress; a talent CH clearly does not possess. I used to look forward to match days but since he became manager this has slowly but surely been drained from me. Right now, I cannot see any reason to waste my precious cash on yet another season ticket. Against Fulham in the cup RVW showed clearly that he cannot play the target man role and looks well below Premiership quality, being slow and too weak to deal with strong central defenders. Hooper looks by far the better striker but likewise needs a target man to play off. There seems no point in playing a wrong footed winger when you do go with two up front, especially when they are both the traditional No 10 style players who need decent crosses into the box. I cannot see the board changing their man so fear the worst.

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    TrevorKeith

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • What professional football Manager would say to the media, "we knew they would have lots of possession, because they have generally played that way against most other teams this season" ? Thus exposing his inability to combat and deny that possession with tactics of his own. Best, in Hughtons' mind , to lay off, stand back and allow the opposition to play their way and dictate the game. Which is what happened, ......again.

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    kenfoggo

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Given our last four games this season , we have 13 games to ensure premier league survival. This includes a game against Manch City at home ,so 12 games to save us.18 points should do it, starting with 3 of them against Hull next week. If they dont come then Hoots has to go while there is time for the new boss to dabble in the transfer window.

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    wivenhoebudgie

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Another predictable and toothless performance, and dull boring words from the clueless manager. Everton were so much better than us because he cannot coach anything other than predictable rigid defensive football and has no idea about tactics. Opposition teams don't need to do their homework they know exactly what they will face, a one paced sorry team lacking any ambition. No Wes? and what a surprise David Fox is no where near the team after his "performance"

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    Burglecut

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Indeed yet another away performance that was so very frustrating to watch. We've got great players in this squad but the way we play shows very little ambition. Are we out to simply try and contain teams or win matches? I'm not sure. How many shots did we have at goal? 4 or 5?!!! CH has had my vote up until now, but if we don't secure 6 points from the next two league matches then my opinion will change.

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    Mellow_Yellow

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Bring in Ed Balls he will sort them out.on the other hand !

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    PaulH

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Might as well let Hoolahan go you can tell by the way the players play they are NOT going to die for this club and any of the players who get an offer will be off. Not many will get an offer with perhaps the exception of the younger players, because no one will want them. Team play without any zest for the club only the youngsters play with any heart and they usually only get 10 minutes on the pitch if they are lucky.

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    goldie

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Good post Victor. Let's appoint someone with no Premier league management experience whatsoever and go down with you and your cohorts cheering.

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Im bored of these same old performances and results week in week out. Been the same for 18 months. At least the other struggling teams pull the odd shock result out of the bag on the odd occasion. They have a go. We seem to think we have lost whilst we are walking on the pitch. No fight, no spirit, wish we had no manager right now!

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    Henry

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Jake humphries,steven fry,simon thomas,sophie ellis bextor,Delia & michael,Ed Balls,just a few names to put into the 'new' managers hat.

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    tonyb

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • The fight, desire, never-say-die attitude and commitment all left Carrow Road with Lambert. As has already been said here, Lambert was able to get far more out of a bunch of far less talented players than Hughton can get out of his £27 million worth. Under Lambert we never gave up. How many times did we win games in the final minutes? That will never happen under Hughton. He has now succeeded in draining all the passion and desire from the club. He cannot motivate - quite the opposite it seems. He cannot set up a team to play to win. He cannot change tactics during a game when they obviously need to be altered. He cannot even play a right footed right winger. What hope is there? None while he remains at Carrow Road. Somehow the Board seem to be oblivious of all this. However it will come back to haunt them in May when the gravy train leaves the station.

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    malaga flier

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • I dont think that MALKY will be what we need

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    superfan59

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Stand down Chris.

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    Chris Butcher

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Good luck Wes

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    Chris Butcher

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Don't worry Steely Dan I think we have got this one sorted Mawther 07 & I and we won't need Mr McN although I suspect it may not be that simple. After all this is NCFC.

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    NICEONE

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • I "loved" the country vicar's quotation that he was pleased with how we finished the game..well of course we finished the game strongly. By that time Everton were settling for the easy win + just allowing us to attack. We had nothing left to lose, so were pressing forward. Our "strong finish was meaningless because next game we'll just go back to defending from the first whistle. If I thought we might actually do some attacking in the next match, I might be encouraged, but it'll be back to more of the same old boring defensive drivel. How much are we paying this bozo to run our club into the ground? DOH! Hoof the Hoot.

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    Timbo

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Sorry Brewer you are right I haven't posted recently. I have never been so depressed following NCFC. I just can't be bothered. I have made my opinions clear about Hughton, he will take us to the Championship this season. The last time I was this depressed was when Robert Chase managed to engineer our relegation from the top flight.

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    Canaryinslovenia

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Two bad misses cost us a point, surprising Hooper looked missing, had that great chance then disappeared, The Wolf...well.. popped up a couple times, missed a great chance, why did it take He Who Knows Best 87 mins to realise The Wolf was not cutting it... OH I know... he bought him so he has to play him, he scored 20 goals for Ajax, so he must have something, but we are certainly not seeing it at Norwich, he seem to drift all over, he need a better manager who can see his worth and utilise his movement, otherwise why play him because he's not going to score as he is, I've said always I believe we have some great players, but they are not playing to their worth, Elmander last week at Carra Rd when he played wide and cutting in (like he do for Sweden) looked a different player, but when he came inside he looked wanting, we must Hoof The Hoot, else we are doomed, I really don't know over halfway through the season that our Manager knows his best 11, I really don't.

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    OLDYELLA

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Hoof the Hoot, Boot the Hoot, whatever you prefer Mr McN -but do it SOON please!

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    la barbe

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Come on Simon, Hoof The Hoot.

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    waclor

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Our battle cry deserves more. ON THE BALL CITY! We stand off the ball most of the time. NEVER MIND THE DANGER! Frightened rabbits more like. OH, OH WE'VE SCORED A GOAL. Not when we don't deliver one cross in an entire game and don't change things until it's too late. I like the new song. HOOF THE HOOT!

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    jigs69

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • mr Mc N Why the hell can't you see what is happening to our club ,we need another 18points min to stay in this league ,look at Hoots record and answer me seriously where are they going to come from ??? ,I look at NCFC and liken it to the Titanic the orchestra is on deck playing the same old tunes but we all know what happens to the ship ,make Hoots and his two other stooges walk the plank now or I fear we will need the intervention of king Neptune himself to stop us going under .I wouldn't mind seeing Neil Adams given a chance ,the players need to be freed from the shackles of hoots negative inept boring tactics .Hoots redundancy package will be peanuts compared to the loss of premier league status ,get Adams in now he has more attacking ideas and is a better tactically ,this and his motivational skills will get the best out of the players at least we will be able to go down cheering (anything less will be disrespectfull to your thousands of fans Act Now

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    Victor meldrew

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • "3 points off tenth place", exactly 'jigs69', irrespective of how we are playing, which to be fair hasn't been half bad at times, all the men at the top will see is were not that far from the top half. Changing a manager is seriously risky. Someone summed it up nicely "stick or twist". Now that IS the question! Funny how we seem to have been saying for the last 10 games, "the next game is make or break! ". But this time IT IS !

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    Lobbo

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • For crying out loud, how long do we have to suffer this fool? As I've said before we are dam lucky we have a few clubs under us that are not picking up point. I agree HOOF THE HOOT

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    Rottsrool

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • I was at Everton and just watched a video of the game. The video picks up things you dont see at the game. We are in a serious situation now. Having been there and again watched it we do have a motivation problem. We also have a team selection problem which supporters dont understand. I always played well when I was angry. Yes it got me into trouble at times, but I,d like to see a bit of anger. I,m watching the Newcastle game. Boy are they angry now and lets see what happens in the second half.

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    sharky

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Even the press who normally give the well meaning but inept Hughton the benefit of the doubt were calling the Norwich performance "woeful"!!!!! One has to wonder what is the Board thinking? Inaction will lead to the inevitable Championship next year, they are sleepwalking to relegation.

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    kenfoggo

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Hoof The Hoot, Nutster

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    waclor

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • i've had enough. Sunderland and west ham can win, we are sinking ever closer. If McNally would open his eyes and see what is happening. Putting the results aside we are not playing well or creating plenty of chances. We look like a poor team and team heading down. A loss against Everton perhaps was expected but no cohesion, The players look like they were introduced to each other 5 mins before kickoff. And ...if Hughton thinks it is ok because we improved..slightly..in the 2nd half he is not respecting any of the fans that can see what is happening. I'd make a decision, i'd sack him and his backroom buddies and try to give us a chance of winning a game.

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    kpg24uk

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • …..See what I mean!....Me (SO) and my shadow!.....

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    Stew Pydsodd

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • In the same way as Town were owned by QPR 'ey Warkys_Tosh??? And at home too ....oh dear.

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    Mellow_Yellow

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Oh and nice rebuff and impassioned defence

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    Burglecut

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Hey - support NCFC! The Board, Manager, and particularly our local newspaper group respect us so much... not. My ticket in the Barclay costs me five hundred big ones and I am being robbed. HOOF the HOOT! And the Board for all I care.

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    el dingo

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • "the free kick that lead to the second goal was never a foul" I think you need to have another look. Bennett never got near the ball. We would expect Everton on current form to beat us. 2-0 as a scoreline is not so bad. The performance and the pre and post match blurb from CH on the other hand.....

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    Juggmeister

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • That penalty miss sums it all up for me. Lots of effort but no quality and no proper tactics. Pulis will take us down. Sack him and the board.

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • "The hosts were utterly dominant. The visitors utterly grim. Everton atracked at will. Norwich let them" ....and that ladies and gentlemen, sums up the appaling waste of time and money that is now our lot as supporters of Norwich City Football Club. There is only one sanction available to us, and that is the decision to renew our season tickets or not. Use it well. OTBC.

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    Hants Canary

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • I seem to be a glutan for punishment having sat through that on a stream again yesterday. How can the manager be happy? We tried to compete for 10 minutes when it was too late. We go with two up front with the same players who have not been able to provide a decent supply to the front guys all season! Hmmmm, then we leave Wes out who IS our best provider to the front men and put in two left backs? Those who feel we played well and gave a good account need to change their medication or go to Specsavers. We spent most of the match kicking the ball out of play, giving away fouls or just giving the ball back to the opposition. How will we ever be competitive when we cannot do the basics! I don't just blame the manager I blame everyone who played and who are involved with the running of the club. Really sad how we can see a robust ship become a listing trawler. Here's to the next two home games and two draws if we are lucky.

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    JB

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • It's so depressing watching NCFC and listening to Hughton. However at least he covertly admitted that he hadn't got clue how to deal tactically with Everton. We only have plan A which is defend badly and score as few goals as you can.

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    andys

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Just watching MOTD - players body language in the tunnel said it all - all coming out with heads down - if you can't at least get them pumped for the kick off then something is seriously wrong

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    SussexYellow

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Nice one nice one! DREAM TEAM Neil Adams, Hucks and Malky at the helm. What is there to lose? Adams to look after the team for Fulham while Malky gets in place to steamroller Hull on Saturday. Wishful thinking maybe but a change is simply a must NOW we need to get the passion and belief back and start winning.

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    Mawther07

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • That clown Lambert will take us down. Concentrating on unsettling that bloke Hoolahan who can't even get in the Norwich team instead of getting us ready to play Arsenal on Monday. Sack him before it's too late.

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Norwich were second best because Hughton is so negative just trying to contain Everton until it was too late. It wasn't until Redmond came on for Garrido that Canaries started attacking Everton Hughton should realise that with the last four games of the season being against top sides that wins are needed, his caution seems to inhibit the players, with the second worst defensive record attack would seem to be the best defence. Also why play Snodgrass on the right when Redmond can supply the front two, they had dreadful service for most of the game.

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    Simon Thetford

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Are they slovenly in Slovenia? If so this incarnation makes me laugh. The previous didn't! Hoof the Hoot. And Cull the Calderwood.

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    el dingo

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Have you mislaid your medication, SC? Style reminiscent of - OMG, not.... Using a parody of Slovenian Canary`s nom de plume... it has to be the return of The Strident Orifice?!

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • I'll add to that, Fer looks a worse playing since Houghton has been "coaching" him, add to that the lack of any really signs of talent from Van Wolfswinkle, and the complete waste of Hooper's obvious ability. There is no point signing players, we could get Rooney and within 3 weeks Houghton would have "coached" the talent out of him.

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    Burglecut

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Just wanted to expand on what I said about changing the manager and who should replace Hughton. No change equals no hope. Change is essential. Even if only short-term we need someone with true leaderhship qualities, someone who can instill some belief back into the players and someone who at least has the sense to play them and a system which suits their abilities. In some ways it is so simple - playing a right winger with a right foot would be a start! Cardiff, Sunderland and WBA have all bitten the bullet. Maybe it won't work but at least their fans can't blame them for not trying.

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    malaga flier

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • How long can this go on, it's driving me away from being interested in football. All we do is put teams out to survive. It's about time everyone looked at what we really want. Is it every year trying to survive no hope of archiving anything or relegation and get back to proper football and competition or am I being nieve.

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    Bob of the hill

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Why oh why did we sack Malky. Solskjaer isn't the answer - we were hopeless against a poor West Ham today. Tan out

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • What a profound and obvious statement

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    Albert Cooper

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • We haven't put in one really convincing performance all season. Even our best win, against West Ham, came from a keeper's error that gifted us the game. Looking at the fixture list and our inept showings I cannot see how we can scrape together enough points to be anywhere close to survival. Hughton shows no tactical nous. Playing a left-footed right winger all season is just symptomatic of his flawed reasoning and approach and I see no evidence to suggest he can motivate his players. The Board has dithered and failed to act and now it is probably too late and they will face the financial consequences in May. It is all very galling, especially given the huge amount of money Hughton has spent - only to take us backwards.

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    malaga flier

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Agree jb,i watched as well.we cant string more than 4 passes together,on the fifth pass its hoofed up front to no one,except when whits played the perfect ball to hooper who was probably too shocked to control it!Why oh why does ruddy punt it upfield all the time from a goal kick?90% of the time its given straight back to the opposition and at throw ins we cant find a team mate to throw to and give it away again.simple basic errors that you wouldnt expect a pub side to do.Anyone watching could see snodgrass was having a stinker so why wasnt Redmond brought on at half time.Apart from olsson no pace in the team till he came on,so we were never likely to catch them on the counter.I would have put murphy on in place of the wolf earlier,he might have caused their young centre half a few more problems.Defenders hate playing against pace,ch and cc must know that!

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    tonyb

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • 17 games left. 5 against top opposition, 6 counting Man., Utd., Assuming 6 losses, a fair assumption with this team and manager, it means that there are a maximum of 33 points available. To obtain the theoretical 20 points, City must win 6 games and draw 2 out a total of 11 games. Basically means that the can only lose 3 more games against teams out of the top 6. Is it possible? Yes. Is it probable?No. Unless there is some kind of miracle that inspires this insipid lot. CH should have been cast aside months ago. A new manager has not time to change things. I suppose we will have to rely on teams losing ,again. After three years in the Premiership it seems that nothing has been learned by the board. They seem to have been dazzled by all the money flowing in and taken their eye off the ball. Just as the City players have done. No ,that is not true. City players actually watch the ball and ignore the players sneaking up behind them. I dread the thought of relegation. We deserve better.

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    stormy

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • at half time we where so poor i thought we must bring hoolahan on after the break to open them up a bit,but no,must have got another mystery injury.i really do wonder if hoots knows what he is doing.

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    bluelight

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • I don't see too many posts on here in support of our illustrious mismanagement team. Where are willb, little yellow budgie and the other Hughton fans now? The only thing I don't understand, is why the board cannot see what we can all see, and are fed up to the teeth with. Maybe a few chants in the match on Saturday will help the board to realise that we, as fans of this club have had enough. I wonder though, if they really care about us fans and our opinions, because with the huge payments they got from being a part of the Prem. have cleared our debt, so do they really need our hard earned cash as well? It would appear that we are secondary, and that Hughton and the other muppets he laughingly calls his coaching team are here for the duration. If he stays with this club, I for one will not part with another penny to watch the same dross week in and week out. I had respect for McNally and the board after the Gunny debacle, but I don't have that either now. I can't remember a time when I couldn't care less about missing games like this, and it is frustrating, depressing and futile. Let us let the board know on Saturday that we want these idiots out of our beloved club

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    oldtimer

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Why would we consider Malky? What has he done exactly besides being a good bloke and an ex loyal servant to the club.Cardiff never looked good with little and few ideas under his reign. I'd consider Phelan who has prem experience and worked with one of the best. Mind you first the board need to wake up and get rid of Houghton now!

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    Nutster

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • 3 points from the last possible 18. Alarm bells are ringing! This is not acceptable form for any club Board. Yet McNally and the rest persist in allowing the spirit of the club to be dragged down in a morass of negativity and excuses by Hughton.

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    kenfoggo

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Well so if they sack Hughton, who going to replace him? another sacked manager, if he does go, take the £13 million pound strikers with him, because they are also not doing there job, it is not all Hughton's faults

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    Derek McDonald

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • City were 'owned' by Everton today. Lack of ambition, lack of passion & guile. Embarrassing!

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    Warkys_Tash

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • We have at best 10 games to muster 23 pts to guarantee (?) survival. It's not going to happen is it. We need virtually league winning form to escape this time.

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    Bookface

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Big Sam has to go. We were lucky against a poor Cardiff team today..Allardyce out and bring in Trevor Brooking

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • See even his name is spelt incorrectly he can't get anything right

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    Burglecut

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Mr Hughton, you are supposedly a decent man so whilst admitting that we were second best for the umpteenth time since your arrival, why do you not also admit that you are way out of your depth, your backroom staff are a complete joke. So please show your decency, do the decent thing and resign. No-one likes your ineptitude, your tactics, your style of football, your defeatist attitude, your inability to motivate good players, your insipid opposition bigging drivel. In short, we don't want you here dragging our club ever downward

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    oldtimer

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • I agree we were second best, but to be fair, we was playing against 12 people ! With some of the worst refereeing decissions againsts us this season so far. For example,the free kick that led to the second goal was never a foul ."

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    norwichcanary

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Stew, you could ask Bill Punton to assist on the hairpiece matter. Though Punts patently prefers perennial prurience these days. The scene you conjur up, so vividly and eloquently, is reminiscent of Father Ted`s dodgy tactics with Father Jack`s remote-control wheelchair in the All Priests` Over 75s 5-a-Side Fottball Tournament on Craggy Island. Disguising his interference with prosthetic joke arms. It all ended badly when he was caught out in the deception.... ;-)

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Losing 4-1 at home to a poor Sunderland team is inexcusable. Why did we sack Jol. And Berbatov couldn't hit a barn door from 5 feet

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • OLDTIMER- 100% correct you spot on. That is why I suggested Archant starting a poll for or against our management team. will they have the b***** to do this where do the Pink un columnists and reporters stand ? the loyal fans deserve better treatment from the Board. The poisoned vote of confidence would be a start!!!!!!! Hull is a must must win whoever is in charge

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    Mawther07

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Well his days are numbered .GOOD MORNING MALKY !

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    yarco

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Spot on Henry, the manager demonstrates that he is happy with a two nil defeat away to any club in the top half of the table and also thinks a draw at home against those in the bottom half is a success. No wonder they players cannot be bothered to put in a full shift. Lambchops had the ability to get 110% out of ordinary players. CH cannot get the so called better players he has brought in, giving 50% and therein lies the problem. We cannot afford to settle for a draw against Hull but the current manager would see that as a success, therein lies the problem.

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    TrevorKeith

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Any Hughton fan needs to look at his winning stats at Newcastle, Birmingham and Norwich. His record with us is truly appalling over the past 18 months. The board appear to be like rabbits in the headlights with inertia. Maybe they believe he can bring us straight back up from the championship next season, which is a dangerous assumption. I will be gutted if he isn't clearing his desk on Monday. Losing to Fulham on Boxing Day should have seen his departure.

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    NorwichAbs

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • I applaud hoots for going 2 up front away from home but when you have no creativity in the middle theres absolutely no point, it looks like hull could be armageddon day for chris !! I myself want a change in management and for that we must lose that game, a horrible thought isnt it ?!?! Im not saying that Malky is the answer but he cannot be any worse than what we have got and if it doesnt change in the next week or so we are definately doomed.

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    marcohendy

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • All good stuff nice one and SteelyWe all care passionately about our club and it feels like OURS. Could I suggest Archant or posters on here conduct a poll to canvass support or otherwise for an immediate change in management and coaching staff. You know where my vote will go!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Mawther07

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Stew....Do you not think this boat needs rocking a little? It's time to think outside the box! I think that the board could do a lot more to help the situation that our club finds itself in. Mr Mcn could visit CH in his cupboard at Colney, drink his coffee from his coffee maker and confiscate his Xbox so that he couldn't sit there all week playing Football Manager and maybe then he would be suffering from withdrawal symptoms and be able to get his fix on Saturday for the Hull game.

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    NICEONE

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • "The hosts were utterly dominant. The visitors utterly grim. Everton atracked at will. Norwich let them" ....and that ladies and gentlemen, sums up the appaling waste of time and money that is now our lot as supporters of Norwich City Football Club. There is only one sanction available to us, and that is the decision to renew our season tickets or not. Use it well. OTBC.

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    Hants Canary

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • …..I think we all know what the major problem is at the moment....The boys are wearing the wrong coloured shirts, and shorts....they should change to that powder blue colour favoured by Ruddy, and the coaching staff....and be compelled to wear black socks and brown boots.....Ruddy could revert to all black with brown boots.....

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    Stew Pydsodd

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Lobbo

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • I back Old Yella all the way- Hoof The Hoot! Will the Church of England please offer this utter clown the Rectorship of a nice quiet country parish somewhere, where he can quietly spend the rest of his days being nice to everyone + offer tea + sympathy to old ladies who's cat has just been run over by a truck. But never, never, never let this twerp near Premiership football again. He doesn't know the difference between his gluteus maximus + his synovial hinge joint. McNasty? Marcelo Bielsa. Now. No ifs. No buts.

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    Timbo

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Paul Lambert must be laughing his face off!!! and I don't blame him...we ARE laughable....downright hilarious actualy. We might as well sell Wes....he's not doing much..... CH is NOT a good manager...if he was we'd be higher than we are now.... Might as well play the under-11's we'd stand a better chance of winning...oh and our goal keeper (that's his title NOT his job)....he clearly doesn't know how to be one. Nuff said...for now.

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    FredJ

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • SO just who are you this week, Slovenly One? I am in awe of you as you are the Sole Oracle capable of interpreting the Senior Order. If people could just stick to one identity, whether or not it is Solely Original, it would be SO much simpler. As for "face value", which face are you using? Then it is January.

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Spot on HantsC, and I have come to the conclusion that I am not getting anywhere near enough value for money, ditto my son who sits next to me. I fear the board are happy to stay with Mr Negative but I am certainly not.

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    TrevorKeith

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Failure to compete is inexcusable at this level. Only winning 9 per cent of tackles is inexcusable and symptomatic of a team demoralised and demotivated.

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    kenfoggo

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • As I have said many times before, the problem at Norwich is not the manager or the players, it's the 'strange' way the cronies run the club. Ok, so Norwich were in debt, and now as the board love to tell us all, they are debt free, so why have they not spent any money on decent experienced players ? The fact's support the fact that Delia & her cronies are 35 million pound better off if we are relegated; so do you honestly think they give a 'hoot' ? They know that wages will go down, yet us 'mugs' will still be clicking those turnstyles plus they get a whacking 27 million from the FA. I watched Norwich against Chelsea, Man Utd,Hull and Palace and one thing I did notice is you so called supporters, sitting there like you're at your grannies funeral - Chelsea in particular sang you out of your own ground and the Manc's weren't far behind. Otherwise my advice is bring back the chairman who won you cups, bought class players in and made supporting the Canaries fun; Arise Sir Robert !

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    pubmandave

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • If the board did sack CH we live in hope. Malky could not be install as the city manager because he is in dispute with Cardiff that could roll on until the summer break . I don't think Malky is the answer if you look at this league the only managers that seem to crack the premiership are foreign they are either in the top seven or mid table and are better bringing foreign players that will do well in this league .

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    DOBBY1970

    Monday, January 13, 2014

  • In our current situation at NCFC there is more that the board could do if they are not going to sack CH. Mr McN could invade CH cupboard at Colney, drink his coffee and confiscate his Xbox to stop him playing Football Manager. Without this daily fix he might be moved to transfer all his skills to Saturday against Hull.

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    NICEONE

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • how can anybody on the board be satisfied watching this team be satisfied with what's happening ,we are like a rudderless ship heading for the rocks in a force 10 gale throw the captain overboard now and appoint someone (NeilAdams perhaps ) to steer us into a safer harbour . hoots record is pathetic by prem standards Lambert might have peed the board off but he was the best motivator and manager we've ever had ,bite the bullet Delia ,ditch coco the clown (Mike Ashley realised his mistake soon enough ) appoint someone with a bit of spirit ,let's at least go down cheering

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    Victor meldrew

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Regarding Hughton, the Board simply has to act. In making a change it is, of course, taking a chance. But to try and to fail is better than not to try at all. As things stand doing nothing will achieve nothing other than certain relegation. The Hull game now becomes yet another "must win". Hughton and his misplaced tactics and lack of motivating presence has got us into this mess. The problem as I see it is that he is not capable of extricating us. I doubt there will be another end of season get out of gaol card. Wigan rode their luck but eventually it ran out and they played far more adventurous and positive football than we are doing.

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    malaga flier

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Well said Burblecut. Your insight is matched only by your ability spell our manager's name correctly.

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • …..I have been watching many of the latest inventions in IT technology, and wondered if one I saw could be of benefit to us on the field of play....It consists of a tiny wi-fi receiver which could be fitted inside the ear of each player....Chrissy could then issue his instructions to the player concerned, from his head mounted microphone, ruling out the need for a two fingered whistle to attract attention, ....If this needed to be hidden from the match officials, the players could allow their hair to grow down one side of the head to cover the ear.....While they are waiting for their hair to grow to a suitable length, they could be fitted with a hairpiece.....Every little Helps!.....

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    Stew Pydsodd

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Just see malky mackay in Norwich!

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    Chris Butcher

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Doesn't Hughton talk a load of c**p talking as though he had a plan, like a stuck record.

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    goldie

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Chris Butcher

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • I don`t see that bringing in new players will make much difference, beyond patching any obvious weaknesses caused by long-term injuries. The squad we have looks good enough to compete successfully in the sub-Premiership currently headed by Soton (& Newcastle?). Ie the bottom half-ish. 11th or 12th could be seen as success of a meagre sort? 6 points currently cover 10th to 20th place. But don`t we look a limp lot at the moment? I wonder what the survival points total will turn out to be this season - 36? Maybe 40 would get 10th place. The gap between the `haves and have nots` is widening.

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    Mad Brewer

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Hooper's 1st touch let him down when he had a good opportunity and RVW was denied by an excellent save by Howard.No other decent chances were created and there is no point in playing 2 up front if there is no support and no decent crosses.Hughton's tactics are the tactics of fear.Fear of conceding a goal outweighing anything else.Starting with 2 left backs and playing with 9 behind the ball showed the main objective was to contain with a forlorn hope that the 2 up front without proper support could create something.As i said last season Messi would have a job scoring with these tactics.Yet again, after their 2nd goal, no plan B.Sure we came into it more after that but only because they brought on Naismith and sat back to protect their lead.City at the moment are not worth watching.

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    irongloves

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • This team lacks conviction and confidence. The manager is supposed to instil that in the players and CH can't do it. He just doesnt have the personality. And that was obvious from the start.

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    Cecil

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • "The hosts were utterly dominant. The visitors utterly grim. Everton atracked at will. Norwich let them" ....and that ladies and gentlemen, sums up the appaling waste of time and money that is now our lot as supporters of Norwich City Football Club. There is only one sanction available to us, and that is the decision to renew our season tickets or not. Use it well. OTBC.

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    Hants Canary

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • The headline to this article says it all.....except to clarify that our manager, in his head, admits that we are second best before we've even walked out on to the pitch.

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    Meds

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Is there not a role in all this for Darren Huckerby (Legend) and as far as I know he is qualified, gifted as an attacking player and has NCFC enscribed on his heart? Assistant to whoever??

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    NICEONE

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Yet again the same old comments from Hooton (that's for you oldtimer!). He's so positive about the opposition every time. I guess that his pre match team talks must be in a similar vein, in which case it's not surprising that the team come out and play so negatively. That comment's no reflection on the players by the way. What they need is a manager and coaches who can drive them on in a dynamic and positive manner. Sorry that's not Hooton and his crew. They should have been booted at least 4 weeks ago to give a new incumbent a chance to identify shortcomings in personnel and bring in new blood during the current window. Shame on the board for not acting more positively back then. They've been far too slow out of the traps on this. I just hope that their lethargy doesn't cost us PL survival.

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    Honest Injun

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Expect the usual suspects to disagree !

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    wivenhoebudgie

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • The dissatisfaction with the manager, coaching staff, players, and board on all the posts now is huge. When I lived in Norwich, the Supporters Club was a big deal and seemed to have a strong interface with the club. Is that the case today and is the dissatisfaction being communicated clearly, and what is the feedback from the club to the Supporters Club? If not the Supporters club, is there another interface between fans and club?

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    MichiganCanary

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Great slogan Oldyella: Hoof the Hoot Love it.

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    waclor

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Chris Hughton has destroyed the spirit and the passion of the fans and the players at our club. We have players under performing game after game many supporters dreading what the next game will bring and now it seems that Hughton is to be given more money to spend on 30+ year old players in a attempt to turn things around the money would be much better spent paying off Mr Hughton and his side kicks then at least we may have the shackles removed to put up a spirited and united fight to avoid relegation please Mr McNally you have done a great job with the finances of the club now act to save the spirit of NCFC.

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    Harry

    Monday, January 13, 2014

  • The moment Redmond came on City started to play. Why can they not play like this for the whole game. They sat back and let Everton come at them. Both Everton goals were long range, barry not being shut down sooner had a free shot. The free kick was correctly given as the City player missed the ball but I wonder why a player is not positioned at the other end of the goal from the goal keeper as they do at corners.. Invariably a free kick will go in at that point. I know that it would play the opposing team onside but may stop goals.Any ideas welcome. Everton did not look too sharp today and if N City had taken their chances they would have gained a point. Snodgrass is a very busy player but very ineffective,often dribbling into blind alleys and his passing is woeful. Why he gets the go ahead before Redmond is baffling. This is a poor team and short of Premiership quality. CH has a mountain to climb and has the ability? I do not think so but it is possibly too late to change now. Sink or swim with him in charge. Unfortunately , I think sinking the more likely.

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    stormy

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • So what do we need to do Bookface? Hoof The Hoot.

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    waclor

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Michigan.........the Supporters Trust is going strong by all accounts. 10 pounds annual membership.....www.inthehandsofthefans.co.uk

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    Mellow_Yellow

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Once again. I find myself inspired by a CH interview. Is it any wonder he cannot motivate players. Please, please go!! Agreed, Fulham on Boxing Day, which was an awful game, should have been his last!

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    Malcolm Holmes

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • I suppose the same could be said about Lambo

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    Swiss Canary

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • I concur, Albert. Though perhaps Hoots deserves a bit of credit for noticing that we once again lost and failed to score a £14m goal. And second best, certainly - and by a margin. If only football were like that `new` version of ping-pong, played on a rotating circular table with two teams of three. Second best wouldn`t be so bad, maybe? Three teams of two would make it even better! I fear that, unless there`s a sea change, we are doomed this time - we had all the luck and freebies last season. TVMuch WBA & ManC.

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    Mad Brewer

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Swiss take it from me , Pochettino speaks word perfect English but he refuses to do so to the English media , hence the interpreter . Might be an Argentinian thing , but either way at least he encourages his side to play the game and attack . Brew really good to have you back mate :-)

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    mjc75

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • …..SC ..um! Makes you think!.....Expect an input from S*a*k* any minute soon!.....

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    Stew Pydsodd

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • like you j b i too watch on stream,and my opinion is like yours.what i would really like to know is what the board thinks of the dire situation we find ourselves in.nothing coming from them at all.why ?.

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    bluelight

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • having been just a reader for so long now is the time to contribute to the debate.The board simply MUST act NOW while there is time to get a new manager and coaching staff in place before the window slams shut. Every other side around us is scoring goals but we are lucky to get one so how can we hope to get the points we desperately need. We have two decent strikers but the service to them is making them look like fish out of water. tactics , selections, subs on for 5 mins what is happening ?We have come so far since the dark days of league 1 but if we drop out of the prem ask Ipswich how hard it is to get back up. The worry is that nothing is coming from the Board how can they be happy either? I suggest Neil Adams as caretaker and yes lets take a punt on MALKY how can it get any more painful,Please give us hope that we can start to play and let the players express themselves,Time is short Chris you are a nice guy but we at Norwich are known for trying to play good football you are strangling us sorry

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    Mawther07

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • .....Nice one!....NICE ONE!....careful not to rock the boat!!!.....

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    Stew Pydsodd

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • But why do the board still back Hughton after what they have seen this season the board need to look at what the club stand to loose if they stick with Hughton and we go down with the lost of income around the £100 million and be down to parachute payment plus season ticket sorry you can't stand by loyalty on what we seen from CH.

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    DOBBY1970

    Monday, January 13, 2014

  • 2 good goals from Everton but in truth overall we offered very little resistance. I have to be concerned when players loose the ball and stand around and make very little effort to retrieve the situation. A distinct lack of application and determination to make a fist of the game from NCFC. I was pleased that CH played Hoops and RVW up front together but this partnership will need a little time to produce results. My fear is that this will be abandoned on the back of one defeat. Not a good day for club and fans.

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    NICEONE

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • Well said Brew - words of wisdom as ever. Welcome back old mate. It's been too long on these boards without you.

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    Canary on the moon

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

  • Hoof The Hoot, Hoof The Hoot now. Go on and Hoof The Hoot.

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    waclor

    Saturday, January 11, 2014

  • How many times in the last 2 years have we been told the team has been taught this lesson? Time and time again. One thing being taught it, but has anyone learned it?

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    Surrey Canary

    Sunday, January 12, 2014

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