The last couple of months have seen those who write about Norwich City struggling to find new words to describe their stylish football, but one has been noticeable by its absence: ruthless.
It’s a sign of how much positivity currently surrounds the club that last week’s AGM was more celebration than interrogation.
In Wim Wenders’ recently re-released film noir The Goalkeeper’s Fear of the Penalty, the central character talks about the existential crisis faced by a keeper facing a spot kick. He’d clearly never seen Norwich City take one.
I think that we’re all rapidly running out of superlatives for Daniel Farke and his remarkable squad of players.
You realise that you must have somehow failed as a parent when your son announces that he is going to get married during the football season.
“Attack wins you games, defence wins you titles.”
Anyone wanting a perfect snapshot of this new, vibrant Norwich City need only look at the highlights of Saturday’s game.
Welcome back aboard the rollercoaster!
When you lose at home but leave the field to rapturous applause and On the Ball City ringing around the ground you must be doing something right.
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