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Former Norwich City manager Paul Lambert

Lambert and Norwich: it was always going to end like this

The writing had been on the wall for a number of weeks, but no Norwich City supporter should be surprised at the manner of Paul Lambert’s exit…

Paul Lambert

Lambert is too good for Villa, and Liverpool are too stupid for Lambert

Never dull in these parts is it? Nobody would have been shocked when Villa gave Alex McLeish the boot, but I was hoping we would at least have a few weeks this summer before the big red PANIC button was hit on Twitter and the message boards about Paul Lambert’s future. Admittedly Lambert didn’t exactly […]

Week in Review: Featuring the Web Awards, Marcus Bent, Birmingham City, Coventry, Villa, Huckerby, Greeno, Man Utd, Spurs, Arsenal and more…

This week on the blog: Monday 14th July 2008: We announced the winners of the 2008 NCFC on the Web Awards and some changes to the site. Tuesday 15th July 2008: Marcus Bent annoyed some Cardiff fans, Birmingham entered the race for Alan Gow and we tried to solve the mystery of Rusty’s missing barnet. […]

Aston Villa linked with 123 players so far…

We seem to have been “linked” with just about any player signed by a Championship club (and a good few that haven’t been) this summer, but that’s nothing compared to Villa. Their official site has even dedicated a section for all of the speculation so it can be stored in one place, and so far […]

Canary Watch: Greeno to Villa or Blackburn?

Former City ‘keeper Robert Green was linked with Aston Villa and Blackburn in yesterday’s Mirror: Aston Villa and Blackburn have been alerted after talks to increase goalkeeper Robert Green’s salary at West Ham stalled last night. Green is currently on £25,000 a week and wants parity with some of the big earners at Upton Park. […]

Memorable Football Kits: Aston Villa 1993-95

When I was a teenager my favourite goalkeeper was Mark Bosnich of Aston Villa, and this shirt in particular brings back a lot of memories as I chose one very similar for out school team at the time (we were lucky enough to pick our own kit as the old one we had was in […]

Second biggest rivalry in football? You’d better believe it

According to the Football Rivalries Report 2008 the Norwich City/Ipswich Town rivalry is the second biggest and second most bitter in English league football. 99% of Canary fans and Tractor Boys name each other as their biggest rivals, which makes the Old Farm derby the most reciprocated rivalry in the game. The top 10 rivalries […]