January 25 2015 Latest news:
After just two months at the club Mike Phelan decided to move on to pastures new and looks set to work with his good friend and former Canary Steve Bruce at Hull City.
Norwich City’s Championship progress and the endless churn of the transfer window may be inextricably linked at present but if Alex Neil can re-integrate Sebastien Bassong he will struggle to top that business between now and deadline day.
For some reason, it was a David Beckham moment that popped into my head this week. Probably his finest moment as a footballer in this country and why, even if you spend a lot of time focused on his shortcomings, you couldn’t really deny his character or what he achieved.
Football fans are probably used to hearing it being said that Sir Alex Ferguson would not have had such a successful Manchester United career had he started as manager three decades on.
We’re now well in to the second half of the season and it’s getting towards the business end of another football campaign. There is time for things to change, but I’m pretty sure that the Canaries are now in an eight-horse promotion race.
Norwich City are marking 80 years at Carrow Road during 2015. You would think the old place would have seen it all by now but on Saturday James Adcock achieved a first at the Canaries’ home ground.
I suspect that few people were surprised at the news that Mike Phelan had left the club on Tuesday.
As much as the second half against Cardiff blotted what could have been a dream match report for Alex Neil’s home debut, it could be a blessing in disguise that our defensive frailties have been highlighted so early in his tenure.