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Norwich

Postby Fretters » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:39 pm

Yet again have scored two late goals to turn it around tonight. This will be their 9th straight win and look certain for promotion. Just hope Sheffield United and not Leeds join them!

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Re: Norwich

Postby Fretters » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:42 pm

Scrap that, late equaliser for Reading!

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Re: Norwich

Postby Buxtonclaret » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:45 pm

90 + 7 that Reading equaliser.

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Re: Norwich

Postby ElectroClaret » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:47 pm

Probably go right down to the wire between Leeds and Blades.
Norwich good for an away weekend, nice city with quite a few decent pubs.

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Re: Norwich

Postby box_of_frogs » Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:51 pm

Yep, just hope we’re in the same division next year - it’ll be my local match (till I move again).

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Re: Norwich

Postby theroyaldyche » Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:02 pm

Coupon buster

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Re: Norwich

Postby FactualFrank » Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:04 pm

Yet again Leeds have scores go their way.

Championship is weaker this season vs last. No team has enough consistency.

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Re: Norwich

Postby mkmel » Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:29 pm

Found them to be very friendly fans

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Re: Norwich

Postby Quicknick » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:41 am

Next season Norwich will stay up. Leeds or Sheff U, or maybe both, assuming they both come up, will go down.

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Re: Norwich

Postby FactualFrank » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:44 am

Quicknick wrote:Next season Norwich will stay up. Leeds or Sheff U, or maybe both, assuming they both come up, will go down.


Leeds will almost certainly stay up. A one city club - will get huge investment and spend a pretty penny during the summer.

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Re: Norwich

Postby Lord Beamish » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:52 am

FactualFrank wrote:Leeds will almost certainly stay up. A one city club - will get huge investment and spend a pretty penny during the summer.

Spend a pretty penny, eh? Like Fulham?

One City Club? Like Middlesbrough?
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Re: Norwich

Postby Zom Zom » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:54 am

I'm hoping that Bristol City claim the 3rd promotion place, with Norwich, clearly worthy Champions, and Sheffield Utd in 2nd spot. From a selfish/arrogant point of view, it could offer some security for us if next season mirrors this one.
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Re: Norwich

Postby Goobs » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:56 am

Fingers crossed for Norwich, Sheff Utd and Villa (I have backed them to be promoted) all to go up.

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Re: Norwich

Postby TheFamilyCat » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:01 am

Villa have won 6 on the spin and are now 5th. That’s the sort of form that usually sees a team win the play offs.

If they maintain it, of course.

Leeds play Wednesday on Saturday. Blades fans will want a Wednesday win.

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Re: Norwich

Postby FactualFrank » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:09 am

Goobs wrote:Fingers crossed for Norwich, Sheff Utd and Villa (I have backed them to be promoted) all to go up.


That would certainly suit me. I can't see it at all, but it would be fine by me.

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Re: Norwich

Postby TheFamilyCat » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:19 am

I work in an office with 4 Leeds fans and 1 Sheffield Utd fan. It’s getting very entertaining and I can enjoy it more now we’re virtually safe.
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Re: Norwich

Postby ClaretTony » Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:23 am

Fretters wrote:Scrap that, late equaliser for Reading!


Couldn’t have been much later. Not sure why they bother with the first 85 mins at Norwich. Most of the goals go in after that.
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Re: Norwich

Postby Colburn_Claret » Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:11 pm

I think Leeds have the best chance of staying up. They have just enough money to bolster the squad, without ripping it apart. I also think Bielsa is a good coach. It would be better for all if they get beat in the play offs.
Looking at the Chsmpionship, it's as exciting as ever, but I do think the gap is still a huge one. Whoever comes up will find it tough.
I'm amazed at how difficult Stoke, West Brom and Swansra have found it this season. Maybe too much **** going on behind the scenes, but if we were to go down, I would hope we had enough nous, experience and fight to bounce back.

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Re: Norwich

Postby theroyaldyche » Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:42 pm

My money is Norwich WONT go up automatic

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Re: Norwich

Postby South West Claret. » Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:49 pm

theroyaldyche wrote:My money is Norwich WONT go up automatic


What odds did you get and when did you put it on please?
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Re: Norwich

Postby FactualFrank » Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:56 pm

theroyaldyche wrote:My money is Norwich WONT go up automatic


Sheffield United won't finish higher than Leeds, nevermind Norwich.

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Re: Norwich

Postby Vegas Claret » Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:15 pm

Quicknick wrote:Next season Norwich will stay up. Leeds or Sheff U, or maybe both, assuming they both come up, will go down.


Norwich have already conceded 50 goals - we conceded 35 when we won it. My money wont be on Norwich staying up

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Re: Norwich

Postby edison » Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:11 pm

ElectroClaret wrote:Probably go right down to the wire between Leeds and Blades.
Norwich good for an away weekend, nice city with quite a few decent pubs.


I still need to tick it off.

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Re: Norwich

Postby joey13 » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:03 pm

Has the pedestrianisation of the city centre been completed yet ?

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Re: Norwich

Postby claptrappers_union » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:13 pm

joey13 wrote:Has the pedestrianisation of the city centre been completed yet ?


I'm dead against it, people forget that traders need access to Dixons, though they do say it will help people in wheeeeeeelchairs
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Re: Norwich

Postby SGr » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:47 pm

They’re the sort of side I’d want promoted if we’re still in the Prem next year.

Lack outstanding individuals and serious financial clout - ideal opponents. I’d also want Sheffield United and possibly Bristol City for the same reasons. Not Villa or West Brom.

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Re: Norwich

Postby SGr » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:48 pm

Zom Zom wrote:I'm hoping that Bristol City claim the 3rd promotion place, with Norwich, clearly worthy Champions, and Sheffield Utd in 2nd spot. From a selfish/arrogant point of view, it could offer some security for us if next season mirrors this one.


Spot on. We need relatively poor clubs whose squads are already punching above their weight.

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Re: Norwich

Postby Rowls » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:50 pm

edison wrote:I still need to tick it off.


Has it been naughty?

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Re: Norwich

Postby ElectroClaret » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:58 pm

Brizzle would be ideal for promotion.

Almost racing certainties for the drop and a good city for a p1ss up. :mrgreen:

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Re: Norwich

Postby Pearcey » Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:58 pm

They have some excellent players with bright futures. Max Aarons, Jamal Lewis and Ben Godfrey are all regulars at a young age. Buendia and Leitner are Premier League class and Pukki is banging them in. The reason they concede goals in the way they play. If they don’t tighten up they could be in trouble next season.

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Re: Norwich

Postby SGr » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:06 pm

Pearcey wrote:They have some excellent players with bright futures. Max Aarons, Jamal Lewis and Ben Godfrey are all regulars at a young age. Buendia and Leitner are Premier League class and Pukki is banging them in. The reason they concede goals in the way they play. If they don’t tighten up they could be in trouble next season.


Don’t think their style of play is sustainable for this level at all. Also think Pukki for example is playing at the very limit of his ability. There are many areas they need to invest properly in during summer but not sure they have the finances to actually do it.

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Re: Norwich

Postby houseboy » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:12 pm

ElectroClaret wrote:Probably go right down to the wire between Leeds and Blades.
Norwich good for an away weekend, nice city with quite a few decent pubs.

Used to know someone who lived there and it is a very nice place to go. One of this nations more lovely cities. I quite like them as a club as well Possibly because of the strip - my two favourite colours are yellow and green. :lol:
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Re: Norwich

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