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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 […]

Liverpool fan pokes himself in the eye

Little Liverpool fan pokes himself in the eye

Liverpool won the Carling Cup yesterday after beating Cardiff City on penalties at Wembley Stadium, but for one little Scouser it all could have gone wrong as poked himself in the eye…

Luis Suarez

When is a racist not racist?

When his name is Luis Suarez, it would seem. Unless you have been under a rock for the last week or so you are bound to have seen that Luis Suarez was found guilty of racially abusing Manchester United’s lovable defender Patrice Evra. Not accused of racially abusing Patrice Evra, not suspected of racially abusing […]

Rooney’s Champions League Football Preview

by Thomas Rooney If only to avoid talking about Norwich’s last two results, I have decided to focus my football betting on the Champions League this week. It is a competition that is really getting going and as ever, the British based teams will be in action over Tuesday and Wednesday night. I’ll be previewing […]

Champions League football preview

by Thomas Rooney There isn’t much rest for the Premier League’s top players. The majority of Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea’s players were involved in international fixtures last week and after returning to Premier League action at the weekend – it is now time for some Champions League football. In terms of football betting, […]

Crouch on his way to Portsmouth from Liverpool: Good on him I say!

by Thomas Rooney When Norwich signed Peter Crouch on loan back in September 2003, he was a forgotten man and rotting in the Aston Villa reserves. Fast forward five years and he is a regular for England and Portsmouth are about to pay £11m for his services. It’s been quite a turnaround for the striker […]

Memorable Football Kits: Liverpool 1989-1991

When I was a lad Liverpool ruled the world, as did nasty flecked-print on football shirts. I suspect this classy little number was the inspiration for the bird-poo kit, so for that reason alone it deserves a mention in my sporadic recollection of classic kits. If memory serves this was the strip the Reds wore […]

Liverpool’s Torres – one more we can cross off the list

Liverpool’s Spanish international striker Fernando Torres has pledged his future to the Anfield club, shattering Glenn Roeder’s dream of pairing the man with the pretty hair with Chris Martin next season. Torres is quoted in the Sunday Express as saying: I want to say very clearly that I’m not on the market and that it’s […]

10 things we can look forward to between now and the start of the season

I haven’t done a Top 10 for quite a while, so here’s a quick list of ten things that’ll probably happen between now and when the season starts in August… – City to continue missing out on players who look for all the world to be our targets, only to be told “we didn’t want […]

FA Cup Memories: Liverpool v West Ham, 2006 Final

Probably the best final in recent years, it’s also the only one I have missed in recent years as I was visiting my grandfather in hospital. Enjoy… [youtube=]

Champions League Semi-Final (Second Leg) Predictions

The second leg of the Champions League Semi-Finals take place tonight and tomorrow. Both games are delicately poised after the first leg games, and an all-English final in Moscow next month is still on the cards. Man Utd v Barcelona (ITV1 from 19:30 tonight). Both sides cancelled each other out at the Nou Camp last week, and Ronaldo’s […]

Liam Harker

If you watched the Champions League game between Liverpool and Chelsea last night you probably saw a banner displayed in support of seventeen year-old Liam Harker, who is suffering from stomach cancer. It was a touching moment and I’m sure I speak for all Norwich City supporters when I wish Liam and his family all […]

Champions League Semi-Final (First Leg) Predictions

The first leg of the Champions League Semi-Finals take place tonight and Wednesday. We’re guaranteed an English side in the final and there’s a real possiblity of an all-English final in Moscow next month. As usual I couldn’t resist making some predictions… Liverpool v Chelsea (ITV1 from 19:30 tonight). Liverpool and Chelsea can’t seem to avoid […]

Isn’t it interesting to know what constitutes a “disaster” these days?

Liverpool’s co-owner Tom Hicks has said that Rick Parry’s time at Anfield has been a “disaster”. From Sky Sports: We have fallen so far behind the other top clubs. The new stadium should have been built three or four years ago. We have two sponsors, maybe three. We should have 12 or 15. We are […]