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07 Apr 2014 02:45:10
Is it true that Celtic have a Clause in the Hooper Transfer that if we get relegated they are allowed to buy him back at the same price they received for him? I think if we do go down (which I hope we don't) Hooper will be huge player for us in the Championship?

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Celtic fan here. I've personally not heard anything. Wouldn't want him back, he is a good player but it would be a step in wrong direction for both parties.

Dont think he would want to go back

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Lennon to replace Houghton, Good or Bad? I'm not is sure this is a good idea myself.

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06 Apr 2014 20:50:54
bye bye hughton

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Lets get behind the team and Neil Adams
the players - they need to buck their f'ing ideas up and turn up up for the games and play

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Dale Gordon has apparently been seen at Coney. Could be Neil Adams attacking coach?

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Dion Dublin has also been seen in the city early this morning. What would you give for him to be involved?

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Dale Gordon ;get out of it more bizarre than pointing Adams, good luck to him, though it does stink of Bryan Gunn. All the lines I have read on the net there is no mention of this being a temporary position, of which find quite alarming. Big jump from youth team to premiship or even dear I say it championship football. Having aired my concerns we should all get behind club as it is what Fergie called squeaky bum time!,,

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06 Apr 2014 20:27:41
Good decision by the board, 3 months too late but it looked like Hughton had lost the dressing room by that performance, by the end of the game he had certainly lost the fans. Best of luck to Neil and his team, its a big ask but we were doomed anyway, if we do go down let's go down fighting.

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Right decision done at the wrong time, not looking forward to the end of the season

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Come on boys, good luck neil

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Let's not have talk of being doomed or going down. If we can win at Fulham, I think that might be enough. I know we don't do well there, but stranger things have happened, they are in the bottom three for a reason.

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And norwich are in the bottom four for a reason!

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Win last four games stay up easy

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With todays results and the way the bottom 3 are fighting for their lives, after the last game of the season we will be bottom with 32 points.

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30 Mar 2014 11:20:42
Ed I'm an Everton fan just asking you a question

Will NCFC give the player of the year award to Carlo Nash who seems to be winning? {Ed015's Note - Doubt it, would of thought some ruling will come into force saying games played.)

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Sorry Ed, am I being thick here, Carlo Nash? Player of the year? Winning? I do not understand! {Ed015's Note - Receiving votes as a protest against the way many have performed this season.}

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Oh I see! Sorry for being a bit slow Ed, funny how things pass one by as one ages. Thanks for helping me out

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Olsson all the way for me.

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John Ruddy has to get it.

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Maybe it should be postponed for this season?
Do any of them deserve it?
And, would any of them really want it in a relegation season?
(Though having said that, because of the more recent games, its Snodgrass for me)

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20 Mar 2014 19:04:11
Another must win game on Saturday, I hope we do better than our last 4 must win games, Cardiff, West Ham, Villa and Stoke, we collected 1 point from a possible 12.

I don't see any messages of "keep the faith" or "IHWT" following any posts lately! is that because we have lost faith? and don't trust anymore? I have completely lost all faith in the current management team.

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Why not Stewart Pearce for the next Norwich manager, not a bad record and a strong personality could be a good thing.

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Appears we did do better, Fulham and Sunderland are down, third team relegated I think is between WBA and Cardiff, we will be ok just, if 20,000 city fans get behind the players at Carra Rud you will all get them over the line, OTBC

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In the immortal words of Alan Shearer - "Chris Hughton is doing a fantastic job. I don't know what it is they expect up there?". I wish all these fans would tortoise off and back the team and manager through the bad times as well as the good.

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I though Russell brand talked more sense than Alan Shearer. he must have a short memory be Newcastle got shot of Houghton for the same reason Norwich fans are on his back, the football is boring, we all pay a lot of money watching Norwich, is a little excitement 2 much 2 ask for. just look at the way tetteys goal lift carrow road on Saturday 1st time it's been buzzing 4 ages

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I think he will walk at end of season.

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If like Shearer you based your comments on the league table both last season and this season then I suppose Hughton is doing a fair job. I base mine opinion on the 90 mins of football I watch every week.

Let him go at the end of the season.

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I'm embarrassed that are club is associated with people who think Russell Brand talks more sense about football then Alan Shearer. Plastic fans who pick and choose when to support the club should go support Man City if they want fantasy football. This is Norwich. We are going through a huge transitional period in are evolution to sustain ourselves as premier league club. I support the team and the manager till the board says otherwise as I trust McNally who saved our club. As Norwich fans we owe the board loyalty and to show faith in man they've entrusted to keep us in the premier league.

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Thank you! Finally some sense. I hope that most of the fans are behind Hughton and it's just the loud mouth ones on here who aren't

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I think the majority of fans are not behind Hughton, but because we will probably just avoid relegation most of us will suffer in silence, as much as I think he should go, the sound of "Hughton out" chants ringing around Carrow Road will not benefit anyone at this stage of the season.

I can honestly say only one person I know thinks Hughton is the man for the job, and he supports Ipswich.

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The fans that want Hughton in are crazy. And just because the majority of fans want him out does not make us plastic fans. We have a right to our own opinion!

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How about we just hush and see what happens, I think there is enough pressure on the boys without us making a lot of noise about who should go and who should stay. We will still be in the PL next year
Come On City.

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After another dismal away display we are on our way down. we might win next week which will be 35 points not enough. with our last 4 games and a trip to our jonah ground at fulham I c, ant see us getting any more points. hughton got it wrong again today.

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Makes me laugh when i'm told I must support the board and their decisions until they say otherwise. To blindly support without question makes us equally as culpable as those in charge when and if things go wrong. thank god for the fans of Hull who do not support the name change, thank god for Cardiff fans who do not support the regime, thank god for Portsmouth fans, supporters of the club not the regime, Leeds the same. Boards are not always correct therefore we are entitled to say if we feel they are not. With regards to our club, I say every year we will finish between 8th and 20th because that's where we are, therefore CH has not failed to deliver on that score however what he has failed to address is the lack of cohesion, entertainment, consistency, away form, chance creation, chance execution, passing football, movement, player interchange, bringing through younger players, tactical changes at any point during the game. Also managed to reduce 3 x 15+ goals a season strikers into players without belief, not to mention Hoolahan into a bit part player. His actual message to all fans there is that effort + running wins over ability.
Ask West Ham fans why they booed after a 2-1 win and i'll guarantee you it's the same reason most fans are unhappy with Hughton. Winning football over entertaining football is great if you are actually winning, but losing football and also not entertaining is a recipe for revolt and disaster. If the board can't see that then perhaps they should go too.

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Neil Lennon apparently new manager regardless if in championship. Deals been done, hughton is walking at end of season

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As a norwich fan having lived in scotland for 20 years I can say with confidence that lennon is not the man for the job. he has never faced a real challenge at domestic level. celtic should win every league and cup game comfortably given the quality gap yet they do not.

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After that game we are certs for relegation sunderland, cardiff and us. when you have 69%of the game and our so called strikers don't score we don't deserve to stay up. hughton pulled off another great desision bring on poor beccio who must be ring rusty.

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Yet again we need a goal so he brings Wes off, the most clueless bottleless manager I've seen.

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15 Mar 2014 18:33:45
Another 4 conceded, another pointless game in more ways than one and still he's in charge, how many other boards would tolerate this dross! We are being taken as mugs, and apparently the only ones who cares.

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I'm so fed up with reading and hearing words like woeful, inconsistent, clueless, naive and gullible being written about City's performances. I've been saying for months now that CH will take us down and some of you experts responded by accusing me of losing my nerve. Well all you fans of crap it's time to get your heads out of the sand and admit (1) CH must go, and (2) we will be playing tractor boy standard football next season. When you've done that we can start to go forward.

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After yesterday's rubbish is there really anyone left who thinks CH is the right manager for Norwich. If there is please I'd be very interested to hear from you. He has to go.

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Thought you all would like to see this found on somebodys . norwich city are holding a major board meeting today to offer chris hughton a new 5 year contract providing he keeps us out of div one. early april fool me thinks hopefully.

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. "kept out of Div 1". *sigh* - from the total crap that I saw on Saturday at St Marys, there is little chance of staying out of Div 1.

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Let's just hope we can win the next four games and we should be safe and then Hughton can clear off.

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No chance with our usless strikers

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We've been playing rubbish for most of the season so why would anyone thing the next four games will be any different? Barring a miracle we are heading for the championship. It's becoming more of a fact as every game is played. Posts on this site about CH getting another five year contract are clearly wrong and must have been posted by tractor boy clowns. CH has never had a five year contract with Norwich so why would he get one now when he's been shown to be crap? He and his team (with the exception of Dave Watson) will be on their bike come the summer.

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If Moyes gets the push at Old Trafford do you think he might be interested?

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I like many others have moaned about hughtons tactics team selections, subtitutions and every thing else that's gone wrong. but taking time to think I looked at our squad. apart from about 5 players all our squad had never played in the preimer football before they came to norwich. I don't think they have the bottle to stay up the last 2 away games they looked as if they had already accepted relegation. the squad is just not good enough the first year in the premier we were rideing on the back of 2 good promotion years, last season we escaped by the skin of our teeth in the last 2 games. this season we had the chance to strengthen but it hasent happened, we bought 15 million plus of strikers, one from the micky mouse scottish league, one from the very little contact portugese league and the other a youngster from a struggling birmingham side. let's hope they can perform in the championship next season.

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Ricky Van Wolfswinkel; £8. 5M
Gary Hooper; £5
Johan Elmander; Loan

Whos the birmingham player?

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R. edmond came from brum £2million plus I believe

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Fancy not knowing where redmond came from after all the hype about hughton going back to his former club to get players.

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As proved by his shooting ability Redmond isn't a striker, but Elmander, Wolfswinkel and Hooper allegedly are. Seven goals between them in a season suggests otherwise. No ex Birmingham strikers in there.

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Redmond was bought as an attacking player come striker. if you look on the brums last years website you will find he was listed as a striker.

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I'm not sure we should be too hard on our strike force. In my opinion their problem this season has been the team tactics. You must remember both Hooper & Van Wolfswinkel came to us with good reputations and good players don't become rubbish over night, especially two at the same time. Under a different manager both could well come good. Unfortunately the Wolf won't want to play in the championship and I'd also have my doubts about Hooper staying next season.

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If city sticks to their guns they will have to play in the championship they are under contracts and as with hoolahan norwich can refute any transfer requests. they would have helped to put us down.

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It really doesn't matter about contracts anymore, money talks and players walk. In any case the board will need / want to trim the wage bill in the championship. Personally I think the Wolf will leave, back to the Netherlands, but I'm hoping Hopper stays.

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Rvw is not getting the service he requires, he scores by being in the right place at the right time, quality balls are not being delivered to him in the right area, you can not fault his work rate he has had to play deeper to pick up the ball. Hooper is a goal scorer but also needs the service. It would be interesting to know how many shots have been taken from outside the box, a large percentage I think, we lack penetration going forward and quality balls in the box, until this is sorted our strikers will not reach there undoubted potential. Keep faith in the boys, we will survive, maybe they should play that song on match days!

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Rvw has had some good chances and fluffed them all although he has got a good attitude.

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Lack of confidence, simple as that

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Anyone who thinks we should keep CH, ask yourself 4 questions: Has our style of play improved? has the defence improved? is the midfield more creative? has our attack improved? If the answer to those 4 questions is no - why on earth do you want to keep him? because he a so called "nice man!" He's not going to turn into Alex Ferguson, just because we keep him a long time. He's simply not up to premier league standard. There are only 20 berths in the premier league, a league which any top manager would love to perform in and prove himself. We need to get one and get rid of the current person and backroom team, who are quite frankly out of their depth, as simple as that.

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15 Mar 2014 16:20:36
Rumour has it that McNally is going to grow a pair after today's performance, shame it is only a rumour and Houghton will still be there on Monday.

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It looks certain now that we will be playing against the old enemy next season. with a defence as bad as ours I cannot see us winning any more games.

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It's unfair to blame the man that brought us financial security, Paul Lambert, and ultimately premier league football. I have lost faith in the management, but we must trust McNally, he will make the big decisions at the right time.

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The right time has been and gone!

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Ive personally lost faith in dm he's done great up until the point we became financially stable he collected his 7 figure salary plus bonus, he was approachable let fans know what was happening etc, since then he's failed us and as far as I can tell forgotten about us the common fans as he's above us now and its as if he won't admit ch is wrong as then he will actually have to admit he's not perfect. I'll hold my hands up and say i'm wrong if he does the right thing gets rid of him says i'm sorry I waited to long etc

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I'm not a Norwich supporter but have watched them quite a few times over the years, their performance against Southampton was so poor, gifted to goals by a saints team who were nowhere near their best. What's the answer start praying

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02 Mar 2014 19:34:58
I have it in good authority that the norwich board will meet up with the peterborough board over a compensation payment for Darren Ferguson to replace Chris Hughton as the canaries manager during the week

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Darren ferguson just signed a new contract last week. I have it on good authority doesn't really mean anything unless you can back it up

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Daft, he did really well at preston didn`t he. i'd only have him if his dad comes as director of football. HOOTS OUT!

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The replacement is 6 months to late

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I have heard this too from a friend of mine who has a contact at PUFC. Ferguson's new contract has a release clause which Norwich have agreed to trigger in principle. Norwich are keen to look outside the Premiership for a young hungry manager in their search for a replacement for CH following the success of Paul Lambert

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Clough would be a far better option

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Neil Lennon

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Stop saying Neil lennon, that is a stupid idea. No matter what you think of Hughton, Neil Lennon is much worse

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I honestly don't know who I would want as the next manager. I don't think malkay is the answer though I do like billy davies at forest but don't know wether he would cut it or not

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When they announced that Hughton was going o be Manager I thought it was a good appointment.

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Of all those mentioned above I would still prefer Mackay. Sacked by Cardiff in Dec 2013 when they were 1 point and 1 place behind us. Cardiff were and still are the worst team in the league so that suggests he got more out of his team than Hughton could/can.
Lennon is unproven having never managed anyone other than clear title favourites.
Ferguson - level seems to be Div 1 / Champ,
If not Mackay, then Davies seems a decent shout, other than that there must be lots of decent British/Euro managers out there

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There is only one choice, the obvious choice- Neil Lennon. Fantastic manager and will keep norwich up

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I think CH won´t leve until summer. Then I want to see Marcelo Bielsa.

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CH will be here till summer, then i'm praying we get Neil Lennon. With his european experience and clever tactics, I think we will be on to a winner {Ed001's Note - you surely have to be on a wind up.....}

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Time to look for a foreign manager, need to have a different outlook and have a boss who is more tactically aware, and technically minded.

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No wind up. Lennon will do us proud

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Neil Lennon no thanks not good enough and not proven in prem only one team in scotland really so not proved anything to me but who knows after all this is a rumours site

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People saying lennon clearly know nothing about scottish football. Just because celtic are winning the league means nothing, their closest competition are league 1/low championship standard. They should be embarrassed not to win every game.

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How is neil lennon much worse look how much celtic are in the lead of the scottish prem, he must be doing something right! right choice!

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Might as well get in any manager who knows the Championship well.

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Celtic are so superior to the rest of the Scottish Prem that nothing they do is really impressive. They just don't have the competition. For Neil Lennon, he is not really being tried and tested, so on what grounds is he good enough for the English Prem?

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02 Mar 2014 17:40:43
Neil lennon will definitely be in charge next season. Work is being done to seal a deal for samaras on a free transfer. Keen to link up with lennon

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Lennon, we have enough over rated, under preforming, people at this club thanks.

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He will fit in well then

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05 Feb 2014 09:12:20
Just wondered if anyone else thinks the board should be enquiring about Laudrups future plans?

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I'd love the board to enquire about Laudrup but I think they will unfortunately stick with ch. If they were going to act it would have been a week ago, unless of course a heavy defeat by Man City is the last straw. Don't forget Chelski just beat them so they will be all out to thrash us. Its not going to be a fun day Saturday at CR or am I being pessimistic? I asked two weeks ago what people think the points total needed to be safe from relegation is. No-one answered so I'm assuming you all think its a mute point as we are already relegated. There are 14 games left, and only 8 of them winnable in my opinion, so who knows? Keep the faith but wear your luckiest boxers and fingers and everything else crossed as well lol!

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Hey that's well worth a thought. mate

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Laudrup is going to Spain or Italy, the weather over here doesn't suit his hair.

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I would say we have six winnable games; West Ham, Aston Villa, Stoke, Sunderland, Swansea and West Brom. You would hope 40 points would be enough, so 5 wins and a draw should do it. If we can nick a draw against Southampton or Spurs, that'll be a bonus. We might have to write off Fulham, we seem to get spanked every time we go there. Let's not mention the last four games.

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David McNally came on Radio Norfolk just over a week ago and basically said CH's remit was to keep us up and out of the bottom three. The connotations in that statement were that if he didn't do either of those things he would get his marching orders. Looking at the table and the fixtures for this weekend I can see us dropping into the relegation zone on goal difference. This must surely then trigger the inevitable departure of CH and his back room staff.

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Laudrup. No training when it is raining.

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Me thinks McNally really put himself in a corner with that statement.
He clearly does not want to sack CH probably because of the compensation so he probably never expected to be in this position 3 games later.
Agreed the statement is pretty clear although he'll look an person if we drop into the bottom 3 and does nothing or we drop into the bottom 3 after the 35th game when it's too late for anything. He should have acted October / November using the experience and foresight of his position.

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Hope so .

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Get laudrup in now forget compensation even if we go down atleast us fans will get to see some attractive attacking football which is his style and got to be beyter than watching 11 men parking the bus

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Yep Laudrup will do for me, plays the game in the right way and will know some good european talent. In fact there can`t be anyone less passionate and more boring than CH. Can`t actually remember a time as bad when I actually don`t look forward to going to Carrow Rd now I struggle to even want to be sat there watching, expecting to lose and us rarely score. CH out after our thrashing on Saturday PLEASE!

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I hope we preform better than we did against Cardiff, Fulham, Palace and Sunderland to form part of our "six winnable games", we played all of those teams when they were really on confidence and got nothing from them.
We have not even looked like we could take a big scalp this season.

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I think Laudrup is off to a big club but I wouldn't think that it happen to the summer, i'd personally get rid of ch and go to Laudrup and offer him a contract to the end of the season say 500,000k with a bonus of say 1m if he keeps us up, he gets a nice little earner and chance to move on with his reputation in check and us still in the prem.

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Laudrup is notorious for not instilling discipline into the squad. Players and fans alike have lauded his removal for this reason. The last thing we need is the discipline to be lessened, especially at such a crucial point of the season. We need someone else, Laudrup is not the answer.

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Prefer Hoddle to Laudrup, he has something to prove

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The only thing in our favour is that Robbie Savage has said we will go down, that muppet doesn't get anything right!

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I really hope we can prove him wrong. In all honesty would you be prepared to stake all you own that Norwich will stay up?? Food for thought!

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So. Am I the only person on here who is proud of Saturdays performance against Man City?

C'mon! You all expected another severe tonking didn't you!

Well, like him or loath him, for once Hoots GOT IT RIGHT, and the TEAM did us proud.

Don't be ashamed to be positive for once guys.

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I agree Hughton did get it right, he was forced into certain selections through injury. I hope he has the bottle to stick with the team that drew with Man City as they all and not go back to picking his favorites. Redmond on the right was really effective, if we can continue that level of performance 3 points at West Ham will be ours.

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Hughton got it badly wrong tonight, back to picking his favorites rather than performers. This was a must win game and we lost, I really fear the championship is where we are heading.

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The board knows we are down that's why they froze season tickets. {Ed015's Note - That was a decision made last season.}

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After Spurs, we have seven games that we could get points from. We're going to need about 15 points, 5 wins, maybe 4 wins and a few draws.
It's going to be close, and I'm scared, but we all have to think positive thoughts. We might even beat Spurs to take the pressure off a bit, you never know.

Banjo.

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Houghton should spend the next 10 days getting our so called strikers taking shooting practise at what they call goals. also his subsitutions amaze me takes hooper off and replaces him with that free scoring striker elmander. and takes redmond off who was causing problems and brings on pilkington. if my memory serves me right I think hughton only had 4 months premier league with newcastle

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I think we must accept that we are going to be in the championship next season. houghton will go and probibly mcnally as he will not accept that he made a mistake in not getting rid of defence minded houghton earlier in the season and not releasing money in jan on a decent midfielder and a striker who can find the back of the net.

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RVW was fit and had been bought specifically for when we play one up top as we did against West Ham. Only we didn't start him?

What sort of message is that to send to the player who now has to come good.

If we don't play RVW then he definitely won't come good. Playing him as a right winger in a last gasp desperate gamble isn't much of a vote of confidence either.

Hooper is a better player as part of a two so is Elmander.

RVW should have started against West Ham - the manager needs to show some faith in his players.

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I am starting to worry about David McNally! He sacked Brian Gunn after one result (should never have been appointed in the first place), but has failed to get rid of CH, after some of the worst results in our history. Is that he can't admit that he made a mistake to appoint him! For anyone who thinks we should keep CH, in the hope that in the long term he will turn into some kind of Alex Ferguson, Alex Ferguson had already proved himself with Aberdeen. Anyway, four questions to ask yourself for all you CH lovers: has the style of football we play improved - defence - midfield or attack and if the answer to all those questions is no, why the hell should we keep him! He's a bad Manager/Tactician, concerned only with saving his own skin, with a team he feels are inferior, to almost everyone we play. As for his backroom staff, look at Colin Culderwoods record for Hibernian, to see how good he is. By the way, Snodgrass, is not a premier league winger - not fast enough to go past premier league, international fullbacks. He should be moved into midfield.

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Am I the only person who thinks Almander is too slow? We are loosing and need a goal so we bring him on instead of Wes who can open teams up.
CH needs to go Wes needs to play.

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Apparently Neil Lennon is coming at end of season. Just wants to guide Celtic to league title. A caretaker will be appointed untill end of season

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You really think Neil Lennon would leave Celtic and the champions league to come and manage relegation threatened Norwich? You must be 'avin a laugh?!

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Ally mcCoist is avaialble!

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03 Feb 2014 15:05:09
sorry folks it was me who posted about the non existent board meeting for today. it was told to me by an person who had been winding me up. I agree with Hoots ooot now. the window did give the board time to bring in players, but we know what happened don't we! I fear they (the board) are resigned to us going down now and also keeping ch next season as well. AAAARGH! realistically 8 or 9 of the next 10 games ARE winnable. we must win at least 5 of them I feel and draw 2 to stay up. a HELL of a target but it is doable. let's support the TEAM and all vote ch and the board out once we are down. i'm not looking forward to Saturday at all. do they sell blindfolds at cr?

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Under UEFA fair play rules city couldn't bring in any key transfers, with out off loading a top earner ie Hoolahan Beccio. As your wage bill must not be more than 4 million from the previous year. so mr McNally unwilling to business with Villa an Beccio high wage demands have shot us in the foot. Also we have 3 players in our squad ( Fox Hoolahan Beccio) who ch is never going to use. Bad management all round.

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31 Jan 2014 20:51:10
Norwich put in offer to swap Becchio + cash for Ross McCormack from Leeds.

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Whatever lol

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I think not, no one in this window. I have a reliable source.

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Where did you hear this then?

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Statement on sky from norwich city that no further deals will be done, what else did we expect.

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I think two loan players in is good better than paying silly prices for players we don't need atleast a loan we can send back I don't like hughton but I don't agree with the jan transfer window all business should be done in the summer

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So: one CB who never got a game - Out
1 CB who never got a game - IN
1 "winger" who never got a game - IN
1 creative mid who never gets a game - ALIENATED

Wonderful stuff - i'm now resorted to "hoping" we will stagger over the line this season. Get replace Hughton with someone with more technical ability that will start a legacy for years to come. We had it with Lambert, he started the ball rolling we should have replaced him with someone who wanted to play the same way rather than who fantasises at night about keeping it at 0-0. Every manager I guess has their level, we have found Hughtons and I don't think it's enough for NCFC or its fans. Fingers crossed we win a couple more games quickly.

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What a defence again today, mistakes galore and goal shy strikers. with the team hughton picked today does he really know what he, s doing,. with 14 games to go and on present form 7 of those games we are, nt going to get any points get him out and bring in somebody who can motivate the team if that's possible.

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Heading swiftly towards the championship with the next 4 games against man city, west ham. spurs, and villa we will be bottom and that's where we will stay with hughton and his coaching staff in place.

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Oh what a shocker another loss! It is all coming to bite Us in the Ass, Oh well at least we won't play Ipswich next season. They will be prem and we will be championship with clubs picking up any players they can use. Nice one Mc Nally you should have listened at Christmas before the transfer window opened.

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I and many city fans I talk to at matches cannot understand why hughton doesent give beccio a chance, he can't be any worse than the biggest flop as a striker we had for years. ( (wolfswinkel )). he can't hit a barn door from 4 yards and is powder puff and gets pushed off the ball all too easily.

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Is it all part of the master plan, weren't we told when in Div1 that establishing ourselves as a Prem side was a 7 year plan, this took into account promotion and relegation from Prem before bouncing straight back up with finances and management to stay there, personally I would like to see us stay there now but it is not going to happen.

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The seven year plan that included relegation was based upon us getting relegated from the premiership in our first season, not now after 3 seasons with all the extra money on offer. We also had team and a manager capable bouncing back at the first attempt, if we go down we will lose half the team and our current manager has no fight, we may make the playoffs at best. Relegation would be disaster and the board can not allow it to happen. I hope McNally has a plan B up his sleeve.

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If there is one thing that has been clear all season - THERE IS NO PLAN B!

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31 Jan 2014 19:03:30
Being a Norwich fan on deadline day is so depressing.

We need a creative midfielder!!!

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Surely you've already got one haven't you -- Wes Hoolihan.
You seemed very anxious to hang on to him for some reason - or was it just to spite Lambert?
Your Chief Executive really is a small minded, petty, jumped up little man. With any luck you will be relegated and good riddance.
Villa fan in peace. {Ed015's Note - Hardly in peace, probably not spite, just did not offer enough.}
*Hoolahan

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Another villa fan with a grudge

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As usual a Villa fan who blames everyone else. If you weren't so cheap you'd probably have more of what you want!

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Agree with the first post, but at least we will have longer to sign players next season when we are in the championship. we will finish bottom! really am fed up cause everyone knows we need players apart from the people in charge

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Sorry city fans it looks like it will be the same as usual no deadline day signings.

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Oh it is out of spite Norwich don't want Wes to go to Villa. Lambert tried to hold Norwich hostage and when we refused to let him go he spat the dummy and walked off anyway. I hope we never sell another player to Villa, ever.

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What makes you think we'll finish bottom? Last January qpr spent 20 mill and got relegated, Fulham, norwich Everton and west ham spent £0 and all stayed up. I love being a norwich fan and am 100% behind the club, if they go down I'll go with them and give 100% next season.

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I think that actually was Paul Lambert with the above comment about Hoolihan sounds too bitter to be a normal Villa fan!

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Cardiff and Crystal palace bought in players like kids buy sweets, the flavour could all turn sour QPR tried it last season, We will be fine

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31 Jan 2014 09:17:22
so does anybody think we are likely to get anymore new faces before transfer window shuts? ed fo you know of any rumours? {Ed015's Note - Keep an eye on Man City signings, we have enquired about Rodwell on loan.}

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Ok that would be good

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Good player when he's fit. Not the type of player we need though, he's a hard working strong midfielder, not a balanced, tricky attacking mid with vision and passion ability.

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What about Sigurdsson. He is our wanted creative playmaker.

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Rodwell now linked to Athletico Madrid. Are we going to sign anyone (not just loans) to build a team around?

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Anyone know how many players we are able to have on loan at one time?
So far we have three, are we allowed any more?

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Have seen a rumour about NCFC enquiring about Newcastle's Obertan. I really hope this isn't true!

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Obertan has been a complete flop whatever club he, s been at. is not the type of player we need.

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So tv just reporting (15:45) that there is a 4th bid in for Wes - and that this one is NOT from Villa, but is from another prem side. also that there are a pile of bids in for Pilks.

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Wes to WBA!

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Providing we can replace him it's sadly time to let wes go

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As I have written before we should have got money for Wes when we could, he doesn't want to be here. I wouldn't be surprised to see a accidental home goal next time he plays, I know I would.

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31 Jan 2014 07:49:57
The SUN (not getting too excited) report Houghton's going in for a deal for Holtby.

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Holtby supposedly moving to Fulham.

Dann going to Palace.

Ciani going to Cardiff.

Heitinga going to Turkey.

Only rumours but they all suggest we're not attractive - perhaps it's money, style of play or location?

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Holtby is going to Fulham most probably.

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Says on tv that Holtby is training with Fulham

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This transfer window was opportunity for the board to back or sack ch, looks like they have took the cowards way out with two overaged down & out loan signings. This will make the rest of the season one big squeaky bum time. Also shows how detached the board are from the rest of the teams boards around us in the bottom half of the premier league. I wonder how man of the supposed transfer targets will come back to haunt us ie Dann, Zaha, Hietinga Caini and Holtby who I would pushed the boat out for, and I would loan Hoolahoops to Kings Lynn.

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Holtby gone Fulham confirmed tv

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Confirmed that Holtby has gone to Fulham so (Ray?) Houghton has missed out.

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30 Jan 2014 18:53:10
Well looks if we are going to have a busy day tomorrow if we are to strengthen the team. Reports that Cardiff have beaten us to Caini.

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Busy day don't expect any more signings from tightfisted norwich.

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Looks like Dann going to Palace as well so not a good transfer window. why can we not sign anyone. Palace, West Ham, Sunderland, Cardiff all bringing in Players and we get all 2 old timers. going down me thinks.

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Yeah adn if Cianni prefers a transfer to the bottom placed team before us, what does that say about our ambition

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Says nothing about our ambition, says everything about Cardiff having more money than us

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Probably says he will get paid more by their billionaire owner, so what does that say about him is a better question. League position means little, we should know by now money talks he won't care who get relegated as he won't be there next year.

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30 Jan 2014 14:32:05
Anyone else heard Craig Bryson?

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Tom Ince off to Palace!.

Another trick missed, probably Hoots never considered him as he can't defend

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Or possibly we're set with wide men and if he was that decent why only palace?

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Probably didn't want to pay the £4m Blackpool wanted for a player with less than 6 months on their contract and who isn't proven at Premier League level.

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He can play as a CAM and as a winger. Brilliant young English talent. Even getting him on loan could have been beneficial to us.

But as you say we haven't even considered him. Hughton you are ridiculous. He seems to have forgotten that defence is not the only problem area of the team!

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Set with wide men? Pilkington coming back from injury and hardly a threat, Snodgrass AWFUL, Gutierrez jury out on that one & Redmond young exciting but still not ready as he needs to learn to look up and try not to do everything the hard way by himself. Shocked that Palace & Cardiff are really trying everything to stay in the league. What are we doing nothing but old has beens on loan. The old Norwich is back! Championship here we come.

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Can I ask how many times you've seen ince play? Ok to say we should sign him but if norwich have watched him and don't think he's good enough they aren't going to get him. He's gone to palace so hardy a ringing endorsement of his ability.

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Fer is 25 just, wolf is 25 just, Redmond is 19, hooper is 25, Olson is 22 if you think we're only signing old has been hate to think what you'd call someone my age. I never thought I'd see norwich pay a million for a player let alone 6 or 8, we spent plenty in the summer so can't expect big signings in January, bit of experience and premiership know how might be what these players need.

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Palace spent next to nothing in the summer and Cardiff are backed by a billionaire, sure they'd welcome the support.

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I've seen ince play about 7 times this season as I live near blackpool. so yes. very direct and a bit cocky. ideal for a relegation fight.

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Must be a flaw in his game if only palace can attract him.

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30 Jan 2014 11:07:40
Joseph Yobo is set to join on loan until the end of the season. The official Fenerbache twitter tweeted something in turkish which roughly translates to:

INFO | Our Talent of Joseph Yobo, Norwich City until the end of the 2013-14 season for hire began talks with the English club.

Thoughts?

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Awesome, just what we need for the short term. Just hope he's to partner Bennett and not Bassong!

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Would be great if he brought Raul Meireles with him :-).
Looks to be true, which means the other deals fell through. Dann too much money and Ciani obviously watched us!

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Bad Signing IMO

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Yobo / Dann / Heitinga / Taylor makes no difference to me, just waiting on the talented attacking midfielder that I hope we can sign.

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Yobo not priemer league class if this is true its a bad and desperate loan signing. I agree with one of the previous post i, d be more excited if we signed a creative midfielder.

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So defenders are not important to a TEAM

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I can't see any posts on here saying that defenders are not important to a team.

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He was good at Everton, don't know what he's like now. I don't think it's a bad signing. It's hard to get anyone special in Jan, unless you are throwing silly money about. If he's the best we could get, he's better than nothing, and at least he has plenty of experience.
I hope we can get in a quality midfielder, but it's all pretty quiet, you'd normally hear something by now if anything was happening.

Banjo.

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Another loan player! Or mercenary! Smells of desperation, to be fair I wouldn't give ch another brass farthing to piss up the wall!

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International captain so shows leadership, prem experience with Everton so won't have to settle in. Seems like a good 6 month loan signing to me. Personally is get Heitinga as well as Turner could be out for a while and Ayala gone.

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Another no-hoper joins Norwich thanks Chris!! I bet Fenercbahce were pissing themselves when we came calling couldn't believe their luck getting rid of Yowhoooooo!!

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Banjo he may of been good at Everton but that was many moons ago we needed quality not quantity!

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The best signing you can get now is a new Manager. But yobo will be a good start, And probably keep you up. Raz.

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Yobo wants to get back in the Nigerian Team at this Summers World Cup. so I think he will have something to prove and hopefully pull out all the stops for Norwich!

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30 Jan 2014 09:48:34
Johann Berg Gu�mundsson apparently is being tracked by City, yes another winger as you all know you can't have enough of them!

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Johann Gudmundssonn, don't know where the? came from! great to see the large debate on my Michael Ciani post though that looks like a no goer now as he played last night.

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Please, please, please hughton go in for HOLTBY for a rest of season loan. His quality in that midfield would give norwich's players &'play a HUGE LIFT! Strikers might actually have a ball to run on to.

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I would think if ciani was watching city play against newcastle which I don't think he was, after that 1st half he caught the next plane back to italy in time to play for lazio in their cuptie.

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Agree with me or not let either hoolahan or pilks go and bring in Tom ince!

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He is out of conntract next sommer. We could get him cheep. He is pretty good. Check him out on youtube against Swiss national team.

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Lambert is also interested it seems.

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28 Jan 2014 15:11:56
Michael Ciani on loan from Lazio seems to be the lastest.

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Make that 'latest' even!

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Is he at Carrow Road tonight watching the game? {Ed015's Note - That is the rumour}.

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Another loan player? Doesn't look like the board are backing there manger in the transfer market at the moment. Next few days will see how much they back ch. Goal. c has hoolahoops in talks with villains.

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What a shambles again tonight, somebody posted on here that we don't need to strengthen in this window our squad is okay. I hope he witnessed the load of rubbish dished up tonight. you can count on 1 hand the good performances we have seen this season home and away. get ready for the championship.

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If he was watching to nights game he must afort a load of rubbish!!!

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Assuming you mean the person who said our squad should be good enough to avoid the drop did see it tonight and stands by his point. By cheep now have to buy again in the summer. I don't imagine huge funds are avaiable so who would come? As someone who sat through the Rioch, Hamilton era I've seen some tripe in my time against worse opposition than we're playing at the moment. Ups and downs people, booing will get us nowhere. COYY

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Good job Ruddy was on form

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I was at the game an admit it was not a very good performance, if we can go away and get 3 points from Cardiff we will look back and think it was a good result.

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I remember the hamilton, rioch, roeder days the big clubs of today were still big then and we dident survive then. its to late to get rid of hughton this season but wait till the end, but we must change our coaching staff now then perhaps somebody can teach the players to pass the ball more than 5 yards to a teammate and to show our so called strikers that they have to hit the ball between the 2 white sticks they call goalposts.

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Should sign the woodwork!. 3 last ditch tackles from the woodwork last night. MOM performance.
I couldn't believe the way we played. Shape, style was all wrong but I can understand what CH is doing. Because he is a limited tactician he is playing in defence 2 banks of 4 to make us harder to beat. Unfortunately this also makes us easier to defend against. And removing Hooper when we had to replace Johnson. says all you need to know about Hughtons Way. We are declining rapidly. the only thing I am relying on to keep us away from the bottom 3 is luck and hope certainly not the current limited manager and backroom boys. {Ed015's Note - I think Hooper was injured,}

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The manager and first team coaching staff were all defenders, say no more

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This morning McNally should lock the management team in one room and the players in another. Go into each one and say "enough is enough, no one leaves this room until we have thrashed out why the hell things are like they are". Could come to blows but hey, something is very very wrong and I think the players need a say in why they think it is not happening.

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Come on mate it's not that bad, we are 12th and Newcastle are a good team, chill out

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People on here R so deluded. We R in 12th place got a good point against a decent Newcastle team. And R doing what they have to, to stay in the league. Ok the football isn't great but it could be a lot worse. I think they should give the board untill the summer and then ask the questions.

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To the person who says we got a good pt against Newcastle? Good from the point of view yet again we are outplayed at home and looked unlikely to score had we been there till midnight. Most of the players completely under performed and looked disinterested. is that because they are bad players? NO they are low on confidence playing in a way asked that they don`t look comfortable with. We may be 12th but on performances THIS season we don`t look like we belong in the PL. For gods sake it`s time for CH to go and the only way that will happen is if the supporters make it known in the majority. Seems some supporters will be happy to watch awful football every week with a low goals for tally and a high goals against providing we stay up. Entertainment home and away is virtually nil. The supporters deserve better than this.

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Football isn't always about entertainment. It's about grinding out results even when you aren't playing well. A point from a first half when we were pummelled into submission and didn't play well is a good outcome, considering we nearly snatched it at the end.

If you want entertainment, go to the cinema or theatre!

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Well said, spot on.

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If you want entertainment go to the cinema? Do you blindly accept everything in life just because its average? I pay good money to be entertained my friend and quite frankly this is the most boring team I've seen since 1976. We didn't scrap a draw, we did little more than hope in the first half and its been so for a year now. Take away last nights lucky point and the three against west ham and we would be in deep deep trouble. Luck doesn't last and despite your cheery disposition, neither will our premiership status. We're ridged, tactically benign and leaderless, both on the pitch and off it. Glad you're happy. Mediocrity wins!

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I don't want the cinema or theatre and I don't mind losing. I am, however tired of expecting to lose and hoping for a fortunate point. Pay me a tenth of your season ticket (if you have one) and i'll get my child to do a forward roll on the lawn

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Indeed, if these so called footballers on ridiculous salaries can not put in 100% effort and provide some entertainment to the fans then I don`t know how they can call themselves professional. Let`s see if the supporters happy to accept mediocrity are so chirpy when we`re in the Championship next season. CH is an awful manager and getting the right man in who can motivate an average/poor team is priceless - Look at Palace no big names but fighting and giving 100% for their manager, ours look like they`re plodding along with 50% effort. CH not a motivator and installs no confidence in players or the supporters that want to move the club forward. As for the cinema suggestion? If you`re truly content watching 90 mins of tosh every week, may I suggest watching Eastenders it`s cheaper!

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If you want entertainment go to the cinema? What?! Seriously it costs a lot of money to go to football and I pay for entertainment. If it was free then your argument might have some legs. I'm sorry but that is a complete joke of a comment. I love football becuase it's entertaining, that's why it's the most watched sport in the world. Norwich are struggling to play the game at the moment, it's sad because we've got the players to play very well.

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I think we've just got to accept the fact that Hughton won't be sacked until the end of the season and give full support to the team. We need points any which way we can get them and under Hughton we know it isn't going to be pretty. All we can do is get behind the team every week for the rest of the season and hope the board have a massive sort out in the summer. Come on you yellows!!

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We have to get at least 3 more wins and really need 2 or 3 sides to start losing

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Won't sack manager now unless it goes really pear shaped and I hope it doesn't come to that. But the behaviour of fans at CR last night won't help players looking for confidence improve. We all pay good money but that's our choice. 8 teams player have less confidence or are trying less hard than ours if the league is to be believed. Get behind the team try and do our bit and hope it turns. COYY

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I like the idea of locking coaching staff in one room and players in the other. It would be very interesting to hear openly what the players see as the problem. For my money, it's the coaching staff - there is little sign of any "bad habits" being ironed out from the players.

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I think the coaching staff should be locked in a room on Saturday then let the players on the pitch play how they want. We would probably see an entertaining game then.

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27 Jan 2014 21:07:52
Norwich been linked with Steven Taylor from Newcastle a deal could be tommorow night when Newcastle play norwich

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No chance of this happenig

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26 Jan 2014 23:21:33
Scott Dann Coming to Norwich

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Dont get too excited city fans over it being the last week of the transfer window. we know how it will probibly end with a lot of hot air coming out of carrow rd and countless stories of how we tried but could, ent get anybody to sign. the norm.

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Just wait and see.

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Why do you think we would sign anyone, as long as nobody goes squad should be strong enough to avoid the drop. Then re look in the summer. Don't sign poor quality for the sake of it.

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I think we need more than 2 fit centre backs mate?

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Think you might get one, don't want to sign players now who we need to upgrade in the summer, waste of time.

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Most of the rumours are way off the mark, Hughton being criticised for looking at crap championship player when he has nothing to do with them. All adds to the negative feeling around CH, if he gets someone in it will be to benefit not just please sad fans like you who only want to whinge. Get behind him and the team it will be mor useful than 2new CB's that don' settle in. I'm sure we will get someone so lighten up and trust what we have as it is a capable squad that needs confidence instead of negative fans getting on their case. IHWT

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Get behind him, what on earth has been happening. the support has been bloody brilliant. He has little or no idea of how to change things. We saw this last season and now over half of this season. The bottom half of the table is poor, if you need evidence, look at us playing very poorly. yet sitting in 12th. A false position. He should have been relieved of his duties in November and take his oppo's with him.

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Get in .

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26 Jan 2014 22:37:31
Being linked with a loan move for Peter Lovenkrands from Birmingham. Cannot see it myself but its online. If this happens then even I might lose all faith in our management team.

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Why don't you wait and see what happens before you " lose all faith" I wish more fans would just get behind the team/manager instead of looking for us to fall so they can have their moan, its ridiculous, get behind your club, the word is SUPPORT

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Another championship player who can't get in his current team!

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I lost faith in the 3 Amigos management style to deliver what I personally want a while back. but I still support the team, club etc.
To be linked with Whelan, Taylor, Dann and Lovenkrands, sorry but show me ant PL club supporter who would be happy with that.

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The reason fans moan is they see no ambition, signing over 30 something championship players, whose parent club are obviously quite willing to let go hardly shows signs of this. Maybe if more fans did moan the board would sit up and do something more intensive, We had promises at begining of season that ncfc ambition was to be an established prem club. Now the latest is to stay out of bottom three. This is a very close competitive league and we are not competing, WAKE UP HAPPY CLAPPY LITTLE OLD NORWICH MENTALITY FANS.

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Well past his use by date.

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I think you must be mistaken, we're not man city so why would top quality players want to come here? Fer and wolf as good as it gets and probably more high profile than ever before. We're not owned by a billionaire so can't afford top transfers and wages. We're norwich city there are limits if we can't accept this we can always support Chelsea.

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There may be limits but they need to be pushed. Did Lambert consider limits. no, pure ambition. Of course we're not Man City etc' but there is a grey area here. Perhaps we could always support Wroxham!

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Agree with the post re reality & Fer & Wolf being the best level we can attract, CH put a top quality squad together, better than ever but too many have un achieved so far, & also you can't blame the club when we are linked to average championship players, they don't put these rumours together, wait and see

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Lambert signed lower league player for peanuts or what we could afford as it's known, he's done the same at villa and that's going well at that massive club, ex top flight and European champions and would be the same at norwich. Think fans need to take lambert tinted glasses off he saw what size club we are which was why he wanted out as soon as his stock rose high enough.

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Villa are going well they are only 1 point better off than us and we are regarded as struggling. lamberts cheap buys are not doing that well and be as it may villa were a massive club but they don't have the money they use to have and are in debt.

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Agree with that - seems that Lambert is about as popular at AVFC as Hoots is here, and for much the same reasons. Funny thing footy, innit.

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Sorry thought you might have heard of sarcasm, villa fans wanted Lambert out a couple of weeks ago my point being the love fest some fans have with Lambert is probably misguided, respect for what he did but he's gone and not doing great so who's to say we'd be better off if he'd stayed.

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26 Jan 2014 19:53:24
Norwich to sign lescott friday

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I bloody well hope so! But we never will!

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I'd be happy with this

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Would be great signing but his cost to much.

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This is not going to happen as he is on £90,000 a week at Man City and no way would we match that. Out of contract in June so will be a free agent and can negotiate his own deal, Besiktas said to be lined up and they pay huge wages with a big fat signing on bonus on top.

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He's useless

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26 Jan 2014 12:06:58
Well another day and more rumours by the papers to unsettle city players.
1) Redmond / Pilks to Swansea
2) Snoddy to Celtic
3) Wes to A Villa
4) Who next possibly Hooper to west ham
Is it just lazy reporting or do they have an agenda against city we do not see the same rumours doing the rounds for the other clubs that are in the relegation fight.
1A) City would be stupid to sell either of these 2
2A) Celtic don't have the money as a club but their Irish benefactor has been said to have told them he will put up the money as he did for Keane.
3A) If he isn't going to play tell LP £1. 5M up front with add on's to 2M and he is yours.
4A) W Ham are after every striker in Italy be it on loan or free transfer so before Friday big Sam might try a different tack.
CH & McNally just come clean and tell us what is happening or will it all come down to Tuesday game then a panic to get players in.

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Not that it's a rumour, just thought I'd point out hooper can't sign for anyone else. He made one competitive appearance for celtic in the champions league qualifier. Fifa rules state you can't play for more than two domestic clubs in a season.

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Anybody else "mildly concerned at the transfer activity so far?
A: We do not seem to be linked with too many "officially" to date altho this could be the way we do things.
B: The exciting ones "seem" to be turning us down.
C: We "seem" to be left with players no else seem to want.
D: Other clubs "seem" to be getting in their choices.
E: Other clubs "seem" to be using their links to sign players. Don't we "seem to have a connection to spurs? (Hoots / Sherwood) They must have a few players spare, surely.

Altho a lot "ifs, buts and seems" in the above, but should I be concerned?

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I'm definitely concerned with transfer activity coming in. We need a new CB and a quality creative midfielder.

Michael Ciani would be a good CB to get but that story seems to have gone quiet.

Apart from that, as you say we seem to being linked with every player that no one actually wants. I do think we are preparing for relegation.

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But Commons from Celtic to link up with Hoops I can see lots of goals there and a new cb would be good

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Norwich have always had a policy of keeping quiet until a piece of transfer business is finished.

Very clever of clubs just below us trying to get us nervous. Unsettle our players just before important game against, Newcastle, Cardiff and West Ham.

Or is it agents trying to generate more business? -

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There hasn't been much happening in the transfer market all round. Hull paid over the top for a couple of strikers. Manchester United paid silly money for Mata and Chelsea bought a player for 20 million that they gave away a few seasons ago. Other than that, not a lot.

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Anyone who thinks we are preparing for the Championship is completely deluded. The following statement is not a rumor its purely my opinion (and also what I am hoping for). I think McNally is not willing to spend big on players as apart from the the addition of a experienced CB we already have enough quality to scrape through and avoid relegation, this season is now all about survival. The money is being saved for the summer hopefully for Hughtons successor to turn us from a boring relegation battling team to a exciting to watch mid table team capable of taking a few big scalps along the way and putting on a decent cup run.

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Thought the club wanted a top 10 finish after spending all that cash?

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I really do hope your correct about saving the money. The impression I get from listening to McNally and houghton in interviews is they will just do enough to stay up and that is all. All we can do as fans is support our team to the end of the season and hope there are big changes then. We can all voice our concern at the current management team but we are stuck with them now so let's get behind the team and make sure we stay up.

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If you think that the money next year changes anything you're deluded. Every team is getting more money, all that will happen is player value will inflate and the pecking order will remain in place. We can't offer wages that compete with even Cardiff for example because we focus on running the club well and fairly above buying temporary success. There are only a handful of teams that you can say will be in the prem forever and we are not one. That is who we are and I for one would rather be in a dogfight every year than be a boring team like stoke who eventually got bored of mid table mediocrity and replaced their manager to be just as mediocre. OTBC: remember our roots.

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25 Jan 2014 22:07:53
Roberto Martinez confirms a club from Italy and a club from Turkey have enquired about John Heitinga

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Not bothered, don't think he is that good would much rather Bennett started

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25 Jan 2014 21:49:23
Norwich in for Blackburn Rovers defender Scott Dann

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Good defender, but his wages are probs pretty high

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He has been relegated three times and seems a bit injury prone - how expensive should he be with that record?

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Bid rejected

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Why does Hootun keep going for ex players? what's happened to the scouting system?

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25 Jan 2014 18:11:21
Norwich after Newcastles centre half Taylor

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Would be a good signing I think

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Yes please, formed a good partnership with Bassong, good player just suffering from the clamour for foreign players in the PL. COULD AND SHOULD BE AN ENGLAND REGULAR

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Would be a good signing, just hope Ryan Bennett doesn't get forced back onto the bench, Bassong seems to play even when he's not in form, Bennett plays a blinder and gets sent to the bench, he makes one mistake and doesn't play for ages, turner being injured has been helpful for him and shown what he can do!

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5 days to go in this window and we are now looking at players Hoots used to manage and a champ defender. I can only assume we have been turned down by a number of players and we are struggling to attract players. let's hope we get get at least one decent one in to cover. or what was the point of losing Ayala

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Spends more time in the sick bay. and very little time on the pitch.

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25 Jan 2014 16:58:39
We lack fight and desire. This is partly due to the players low confidence (for whatever reason) and we definitely miss holts strong, inspiring character. I feel it would be a poor decision to let Wes go as he possesses creativity and experience which we most definitely need. What positions do we require? Our strikers are playing below expectation but they are okay until the summer. I feel we could do with a creative central midfield player, some real quality, and I also feel we most definitely need to strengthen the defence, the defence looks slow and not premier league standard like it did a year ago. If Joleon Lescott was financially available then he would be a perfect suit, the point I am trying to put across is that we need more quality and we need more hunger/fight/desire. Also, I feel sacking hughton would be foolish and as fans, we should trust every decision McNally makes because he knows best. OTBC

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I totally agree, and we need a real leader with character, missing holt big time!

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Not just missing holt missing a whole team lol should be posters up around norwich asking for info on 25 missing "profrssional" footballers

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25 Jan 2014 15:07:25
Well it seems that City are being picked to pieces by the over relegation threatened clubs.
Out Rumours
Ayala wasn't given a chance to prove him self so has left for peanuts.
Wes wants out as he isn't getting any game time and A-V will only pay peanuts again as they have no money to spend, McNally should grow up and tell LP the price for Wes and say put up or shut up.
Pilks just back from injury and all the papers are saying Swansea will pay 3m for him, no feed back from either McNally or CH as to this rumour except that CH has said he COULD be important this season but knows that he is injury prone so what if they do sell will they want for him.
In Rumours
Nothing to report Centre Halves in Italy don't want to come and a 30 year old MF from Stoke seems to be the headlines the next one will possibly be a 31 year old just released by Stoke or could it be a player that has been out of the game for over a season in Bentley if he comes in at least he is under 30.

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