High praise for Norwich City

Iron defender Jim McNulty has seen first hand what City's attack can do on its day. The on-loan Brighton defender watched from the sidelines as they banged in half a dozen goals against the Seagulls last season, but says Scunthorpe have been given a boost by their opening day win at Reading.

Iron defender Jim McNulty has seen first hand what City's attack can do on its day.

The on-loan Brighton defender watched from the sidelines as they banged in half a dozen goals against the Seagulls last season, but says Scunthorpe have been given a boost by their opening day win at Reading.

“I saw Norwich first-hand in League One last year and thought they were a very accomplished team at that level,” said the left-back.

“They've signed some good players, they've got a good manager; everything is in place for them to be a Championship club.


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“I do think they've got the quality to do well at this level.

“My friend from Brighton last year, Andrew Crofts, got a move to Norwich and managed to score on Sky last week on his debut.

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“I think he scored over 10 goals for us last season from midfield, so they can score goals all over the park.

“They're a good team and they deserve the respect we will give them.

“It was a great result on Saturday. To get two wins now would be incredible.”

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