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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

Chris Hughton's seemingly weekly praise for Norwich City's Premier League opponents grated with many fans. Daniel Farke might be edging into similar territory with his emphasis on youthful inconsistency.

It's difficult to know what to be more concerned about at the moment, VAR or Vardy.

The thing that really set City apart from everyone else last season was that when they were really under pressure to produce a result they delivered.

We've had VAR in the Premier League for four months and I'm officially saying I hate it.

Inevitably, and quite rightly, much that has been written about City's Goodison Park renaissance has centred around the return of Christoph Zimmermann, but it's important to salute two squad players who both made significant contributions.

Opinion Paddy Davitt: Ben Godfrey. Take a bow.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Christoph Zimmermann was rightly lauded for his Everton comeback in Norwich City's Premier League win, but take a step forward Ben Godfrey.

It's awkward when you go to a friend's house for dinner and end up having a front row seat at a big argument between them and their partner.

When you pitch up at Everton wearing a red strip you have to deliver. This was a statement of intent from Norwich City in the Premier League.

Anyone who isn't a fan of VAR won't feel very comforted by the outcome of last week's meeting between officials of the Premier League clubs and Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), the body overseeing it.

Over the years Norwich City have had many a proud Welshman represent the club with pride.

Before the start of this season, are there any of us Norwich City fans who would rather have been in Sheffield United's shoes than ours?

Norwich City supporters are often accused of being fickle.

The last few weeks have felt like an accelerating downward spiral, but the game against Watford was particularly soul destroying.

Don't throw in the towel! Defeat at home to Watford left City rock bottom of the Premier League, extending a dreadful run of results in which they have won just one point from their last seven games.

Daniel Farke and Alex Neil are bound by more than a shared connection to Norwich City.

If I was Daniel Farke it would be around now that I would be pressing Ctrl, Alt and Delete and rebooting the whole Norwich City project.

With no wins in their last six Premier League games, five of those being losses, these next four games for the Canaries could make or break their season.

How you view the House Stuart and Daniel continue to build at Norwich City hinges on an appreciation of the philosophical and practical parameters still in play at Carrow Road.

Can you believe it's only 53 days since one of the greatest victories in Norwich City's 117-year history?

They may be public enemy number one at the moment but there was good reason to be grateful for the existence of plastic bags when Norwich City played Brighton at the weekend.

It would be impossible to talk about last week's game without mentioning VAR, although it had little to do with the result.

It would be wrong of me to start this week's column with anything but my tribute to the great Duncan Forbes, who sadly passed away last Thursday after being treated for dementia for many years.

Norwich City will do very well to make this weekend's trip to Brighton as memorable as the last one.

Duncan Forbes last played for Norwich City a couple of years before I was born.

The sort of footballer that fans come to idolise tends to have a bit of glamour about him; an acrobatic goalkeeper perhaps, or a prolific goalscorer or silky midfielder.

I would love to be at Carrow Road on Sunday - sadly I've got to work Sunday lunchtime at the south Wales derby at The Liberty Stadium.

It was a good day for a whole range of reasons down in Bournemouth.

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