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Fa Cup
Can the FA Cup lead the way when football resumes?
17:00 Monday 16th March 2020

Europe faces little in the way of good news at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic. Countries are shutting down, restricting travel, assembly, education and commerce. Football halted indefinitely in all but a few leagues, such as England’s…

Premier League
Has Teemu Pukki's lack of form doomed Norwich City?
17:01 Wednesday 11th March 2020

Big things were expected from Norwich City when they beat all comers to win the 2018/19 Championship and promotion to the Premier League. Fans and pundits apparently set the bar impossibly high. The Canaries just can’t fly with the big…

Premier League
Norwich City's fate already sealed?
19:00 Wednesday 5th February 2020

When Norwich City powered their way to Premier League promotion last term, it was fair to say I was bullish about their chances. After a hot start, including beating Manchester City at Carrow Road, yours truly felt pretty smug. Since then,…

Premier League
Does Juan Mata still have something left in the tank?
17:01 Wednesday 15th January 2020

Everyone loves them some Juan Mata. The superstar Spaniard is undoubtedly amongst football's nice guys. From that cheeky smile to his extensive charity work via Common Goal, the 31-year-old is supremely endearing. Manchester United's…

Premier League
Is Max Aarons ready for a big money move?
09:00 Friday 10th January 2020

Norwich City and England U21 fullback Max Aarons reportedly attracts interest from as many as four Premier League clubs in the January transfer window after his stellar start to life in the top flight. Arsenal and Tottenham are said to…

Premier League
Are Daniel Farke, Norwich City choosing art over ambition?
09:00 Friday 3rd January 2020

The difference between art and popular culture is the former doesn’t cater to people’s expectations. Art upholds ideals in uncompromising fashion, challenging us to appreciate a truth for what it is. Pop culture is designed to meet…

Premier League
Can Nigel Pearson save Watford?
13:01 Saturday 14th December 2019

With three managers manning the dugout in a single season, Watford is in desperation mode. Like a drowning man, it’s understandable. The club is doing everything possible to secure Premier League survival. Nigel Pearson is the latest…

Premier League
Do Norwich, Watford meet with their relegation fates already decided?
12:01 Friday 8th November 2019

Every manager sets his own program and charts goals for his club. Fans have their expectations as well. In that context, international windows serve as mile markers for a team’s progress. Results in matches leading into a break can take…

Capital One Cup
Were Norwich the perfect Chelsea tune-up for Manchester United?
08:01 Wednesday 30th October 2019

I am convinced that on some level, even if it was only subconscious, most of the Love United, Hate Glazers mob were rooting for Norwich City to run riot over the Red Devils at Carrow Road. The Canaries green and yellow kit recalls the old Newton…

Europa League
Ole's true test as Manchester United manager comes after Liverpool success
12:01 Thursday 24th October 2019

Under Jose Mourinho, United refused to allow rivals City to celebrate their inevitable 2017/18 Premier League title in the Manchester Derby. It may have been the last time Mourinho and Paul Pogba worked together toward a common goal. After…

Premier League
Why big clubs shouldn’t be deceived by Teemu Pukki
12:00 Thursday 19th September 2019

Can Teemu Pukki be satisfied at Norwich City? Unless he thinks like Jamie Vardy, the simple answer is no. With his superb form and confidence, it wouldn’t be surprising if bigger Premier League clubs decide to take a chance on him at…

Premier League
Are Norwich City the Premier League's dark horses?
09:01 Thursday 19th September 2019

Norwich City enjoys a good start to the Premier League season. Of the three newly-promoted sides, the Canaries faced the most difficult set of opening fixtures. They've come through with heads held high. With comparatively easier fixtures…

A League
Can Newcastle Jets soar to A-League summit with the Irish Messi?
09:01 Monday 16th September 2019

Wes Hoolahan spent a decade at Norwich City where it's safe to say he's a club legend. With no hard feelings, the 37-year-old decided to get as far from East Anglia as possible and still play professional football. He signed a one-year…

Premier League
Will Tammy Abraham emerge as Chelsea’s main striker?
19:00 Wednesday 28th August 2019

In July, Frank Lampard returned to Chelsea after five years away. The Englishman, whose managerial reputation enhanced in his debut season at Derby County, walked into a difficult situation in which the Blues’ squad required a rebuild…

Premier League
Can Teemu Pukki fire Norwich City to safety this season?
08:01 Saturday 24th August 2019

Before the season kicked off, many had typically written off the newly promoted teams (Aston Villa aside who have spent big bucks). Perhaps it was rather naive to not give Norwich City any hope whatsoever. After all, they did win the Championship…