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In our latest Norwich City end of season report card, Michael Bailey reflects on a genuine success story at the heart of their defence – and their new direction. Here’s to Christoph Zimmermann.

Michael Bailey

In our latest Norwich City end of season report card, MICHAEL BAILEY reflects on one of the Canaries’ true unsung heroes of the 2017-18 EFL Championship campaign – Timm Klose.

Michael Bailey

Don’t forget your heroes – it isn’t worth it.

Grant Holt

Continuing our end of season report cards on Daniel Farke’s Norwich City squad, MICHAEL BAILEY wonders about the future for a rather undervalued James Husband.

Daniel Farke

As we assess the performances of Daniel Farke’s Norwich City squad, MICHAEL BAILEY reviews a year of extremes for their sole senior right-back.

Ivo Pinto

Our Six Things Summer Special turns its attentions to sporting director Stuart Webber – Paddy Davitt looks at the key issue now facing the Canaries’ chief.


Continuing our Six Things Summer Special, we look at Norwich City’s summer switches. Three years ago, play-off success delayed their summer work – but the Canaries will have to work even quicker this time around, MICHAEL BAILEY believes.

As I walked out of the away end at Hillsborough last week, I was glad to see the back end of what has been such a dismal season.

Kicking off our Six Things Summer Special, we look at Norwich City’s young guns. It was like a toe in the water for City’s youth project as James Maddison was given implicit trust and Jamal Lewis arrived – now MICHAEL BAILEY expects more to follow.

Well, at least it’s over.

If ever a game summed up a season it was Norwich’s humiliating 5-1 defeat at Hillsborough last Sunday which brought a frustrating season to a close – one that hopefully Daniel Farke and his staff will learn from.


Daniel Farke was not a name many expected to feature in the Norwich City transfer gossip columns this close season.

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So Norwich City’s season is finished, a few lessons will have been learned and attention can switch to a big summer – and then there was James Maddison’s knee injury. MICHAEL BAILEY begins the long look forward…

You’re not really a Norwich City fan unless you’re feeling very worried.


So it sure was a game too far for Norwich City as they headed to Hillsborough to round off their season against Sheffield Wednesday – here’s a final six Sheffield slaps from MICHAEL BAILEY…

Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey delivers his video verdict and analysis, as the Canaries collapse at EFL Championship also-rans Sheffield Wednesday.

Amidst all of the untrammelled emotion of Wexit a rather entertaining football match eventually broke out at Carrow Road against Leeds.


As a local newspaper and website there is always a delicate balance to be struck with the amount of negative content we publish.

It was probably November, 1972. The ground was definitely Highfield Road and if I have the date right, then the game finished Coventry City 3 Sheffield United 0.


In his latest weekly column, Norwich City correspondent and PinkUn Show host Michael Bailey takes his crystal ball and wonders what is to come of the Canaries squad following its final Carrow Road outing of the campaign

Delia Smith has often said that Norwich fans are the best in the world and she’s absolutely spot on.


And so there’s just one more day left in the term.

Nelson Oliveira

You never forget your first love, so they say. Mine came in the less than glamorous surroundings of Fisher Athletic, in the imposing shadow of London’s financial skyline back in May 2004.

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It was Wes Hoolahan’s day at Carrow Road, but we weren’t short of subplots either – MICHAEL BAILEY delivers his six things learned from Norwich City’s home finalé victory over grumpy Leeds United.

There won’t be a dry eye in the house as Carrow Road says goodbye to Wes Hoolahan today.

As City’s disappointing season meanders towards its seemingly interminable close, games and results have become almost secondary to statistics, which are being pored in over in much the same way that an ancient Roman oracle might study the entrails of a freshly-sacrificed sheep.


Tomorrow afternoon will bring an end to an era.


In his latest weekly column, Norwich City correspondent and PinkUn Show host Michael Bailey talks of seven years fearing the day would come – Wes Hoolahan and Norwich City’s parting of the ways.


Ask yourself this when you reflect on Wes Hoolahan’s immense contribution to Norwich City. How did he make you feel?


There aren’t many advantages to being mid-table with two matches still to play but one for Norwich City will be the ability to stage manage Wes Hoolahan’s Carrow Road curtain call.


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