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Norwich City top 100 appearances: Colin Sullivan (78)

PUBLISHED: 14:00 23 May 2017 | UPDATED: 14:17 15 January 2020

Colin Sullivan. Photo: Archant

Colin Sullivan. Photo: Archant

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181 appearances/3 goals

Colin Sullivan, NCFC. Photo: Archant LibraryColin Sullivan, NCFC. Photo: Archant Library

Made over 200 appearances for Plymouth Argyle before joining Norwich City for £70,000 in June 1974.

During his time at Argyle he became the youngest ever player to make his debut for the club and his playing style had a calming influence on the sides he played in.

He made his Canaries debut in a 2-1 win gainst Blackpool as the Canaries finished third in Division Two to earn promotion.

Not known for his goalscoring, he did at least chip in with one goal that season in a 3-0 win against Notts County.

Colin Sullivan, NCFC. Photo: Archant LibraryColin Sullivan, NCFC. Photo: Archant Library

He was also part of the side that went all the way to the League Cup final before City lost 1-0 against Aston Villa at Wembley - Ray Graydon getting the only goal of the game for Ron Saunders' side.

Sullivan went on to make over 600 appearances and took a job as a postman for a while after his playing days before latterly becoming a landscape gardener.


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