Chris Goreham

As the final whistle blew at St Andrews on Saturday and Transfer Deadline Eve dawned not much more than tumbleweed had blown in since the window opened for Norwich City.

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Referee James Adcock uses the spray to mark the 10 yards from a free-kick during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
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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.

Neil, mark II, during his first game in charge of the Canaries. Picture: PAUL CHESTERTON/FOCUS IMAGES

How would you sum up the last week in the life of Norwich City to someone who had been away on holiday?

FA Cup defeat at Preston proved to be the final straw for Neil Adams. 
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So 2015 is going to be another one of those years at Carrow Road it seems.

Steven Whittaker of Norwich (partially hidden) scores his sides equalising goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at the Ipro Stadium, Derby
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It would be wrong to describe Steven Whittaker as the new Simeon Jackson.

Nathan Redmond of Norwich celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match against Huddersfield at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
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It’s not every day you get told off by a footballer, but that’s what happened to me at Norwich City’s training ground last week.

Kyle Lafferty of Norwich clears the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match at the DW Stadium, Wigan. 
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There is some dispute about who first coined the phrase ‘The Beautiful Game’ but whoever it was didn’t understand football at all.

Goalkeeping coach Tony Parks, first-team coach Gary Holt, manager Neil Adams and first-team coach Mike Phelan during Norwich City's 2-1 loss to Reading at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Where do you start in assessing all things Norwich City at the moment?

Ignasi Miquel in under-21 action for Norwich City. Photo: Bill Smith

One of the most common questions being asked around Carrow Road at the moment revolves around the three central defenders who joined Norwich City during the last transfer window.

Alexander Tettey of Norwich looks dejected at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at the City Ground, Nottingham. 
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If there’s one criticism that cannot be levelled at Norwich City so far this season it is that they lack creativity.

Norwich City graphic, featuring manager Neil Adams (centre) and his assitants Gary Holt (left) and Mark Robson as Ghostbusters.

I already know what my Halloween costume will be for 2015 should I be fortunate enough to land an invite to a spooky party. I am going to dress up as a fourth official.

Sheffield Wednesday's Keiren Westwood jumps over City striker Lewis Grabban during the 0-0 draw at Hillsborough. Picture: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire.

Norwich City’s goalless draw with Sheffield Wednesday may have felt instantly forgettable but if you were in the away end at Hillsborough you witnessed a true football rarity; A perfect 10.

Michael Bailey, Chris Goreham. Craven Cottage, October 2014. Photo: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

The opening notes of ‘Substitute’ by The Who woke me up on matchday morning.

England's Wayne Rooney has a shot on target during the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying win over Estonia at the A. Le Coq Arena, Tallinn. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

It’s no coincidence that when players are called up to represent their country it is usually described as international duty.

Rotherham United manager Steve Evans and his assistant Paul Raynor during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
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Carrow Road is a lovely place to watch football. From BBC Radio Norfolk’s new commentary position on the gantry high in the rafters of the Jarrold Stand, it’s impossible not to have your eye taken by the majesty of the place. The trouble is, it rather appeals to away teams too.

Midfielder Alex Tettey came in for some rough treatment in the 3-0 win at Brentford. 
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Watching Norwich City at the moment is like being a teacher during exam season.

Norwich Citys players salute the travelling supporters, who witnessed a great comeback against Cardiff. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

As comebacks go, what Norwich City achieved in Cardiff on Saturday was something special.

Is Norwich City defender Michael Turner tired of bothering to go up for corners? Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Ten points from five games should go down as a thoroughly decent start to the Championship season for Norwich City.

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