Norwich City’s top 100 appearances: Tommy Bryceland (26)

Former Norwich City forward Tommy Bryceland was a firm favourite with the supporters.

Former Norwich City forward Tommy Bryceland was a firm favourite with the supporters. - Credit: Canaries.co.uk

284 appearances/55 goals

If people saw Tommy Bryceland play in yellow and green, they remembered it.

The well-liked Scotsman average a goal every other game for St Mirren – plus a Scottish Cup winners medal – before joining Norwich in 1962, beginning a seven-year stint that ended in his City Hall of Fame induction.

The Greenock-born inside-right was not as prolific in Norfolk but still showed his knack of knowing where the goal was.

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However, it was his diminutive figure and craft that has left some supporters flagging the Scot as a past City player that matches up to the reputation of current fans’ favourite Wes Hoolahan.


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Bryceland’s modesty and humility were recounted following his death at 76, in January 2016.

Yet his key role in the City team that famously dumped a star-studded Manchester United out of the 1967 FA Cup at Old Trafford, along with finishing Norwich’s second-highest goalscorer in three separate seasons, tell of a true City football hero.

• For Norwich City news and opinion, follow Michael Bailey on Twitter @michaeljbailey and Facebook @mbjourno

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