So let me get this straight. Norwich City will be in the Premier League next season but Sir Alex Ferguson won’t?
It is impossible to leave the house these days without being told to ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’. A motto designed by the government in 1939 as some early Second World War propaganda has been adopted by the makers of everything from shopping bags to mugs.
The Premier League: the best league in the world. That’s what we are supposed to think isn’t it? Next time you hear a well-paid marketing executive or a hyperbolic satellite television presenter trot out that old cliché it might be worth making them sit through a replay of Stoke v Norwich on Saturday.
Another weekend and more controversy at Carrow Road. This time it wasn’t a referee, linesman or even a player finding themselves at the centre of the post-match post-mortem.
The cup exploits of Norwich City’s youth team have provided City fans with a bit of welcome relief from the first team’s relegation scrap.