Italy vs Ireland Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Italy vs Ireland Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Republic of Ireland have a daunting task at their hands if they are to qualify to the round of 16. The 1-1 Draw against Sweden and a 3-0 thrashing means that not only should Republic of Ireland beat Italy, Sweden must drop points against Belgium in order for them to have a realistic chance at qualification. However,  manager Martin O'Neil is unperturbed and believes that his side has all it takes to qualify for the next round. Team News Italy …
Norwich vs Tottenham Hotspur - Team News, Key Players and Stats

Norwich vs Tottenham Hotspur - Team News, Key Players and Stats

Norwich welcome Tottenham on Tuesday in the first game of Match day 24 of the Premier League. With 5 points differentiating them from the 5th placed Manchester United, Spurs are in place for a European spot and will be keen to extend the gap against Norwich. The London side has had a terrific time travelling away from home garnering an incredible 12 points from a possible 18 in the last 6 games. However, Norwich, who took their last opponents Liverpool …
Newcastle vs Norwich City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle vs Norwich City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle United have begun the new season on a terrible note.  The Magpies currently sit at the bottom of the table with a meagre 3 draws in 8 games.  They welcome another struggling side Norwich on Sunday in what seems like a match of equals. Team News Newcastle United The Tyne side club's prospects of climbing out of e drop zone are being hampered by their growing injury list. The injury to Tim Krul means their first choice keeper has …
Southampton vs Norwich City Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Southampton vs Norwich City Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Southampton host Norwich City under difficult circumstances on Sunday, 30th August. A host of injuries coupled with another summer of losing crucial players has left this side restructuring itself. With the likes of Swansea, Leicester, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool to come, manager Ronald Koeman will be keen to build on his points tally in the next two games. On the other hand, Norwich, who many believe will be scraping for survival come the end of the season, have begun life …
Southampton V Norwich City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Southampton V Norwich City Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

On Saturday, Mauricio Pochettino's Southampton team welcome Norwich City to The St Mary's Stadium. Southampton are looking to follow up their 1-0 away victory at Crystal Palace with what would be only their sixth home win of this season so far. Overall, their last 5 games have resulted in 2 wins, 2 losses and 1 draw. Right now, they are sitting in 9th place on 42 points. Norwich City on the other hand come to St Mary's on the back of  a 1-1 …
Chelsea 4 Norwich 1 | Stats & Tactical Analysis

Chelsea 4 Norwich 1 | Stats & Tactical Analysis

Chelsea entered this game unbeaten in this year's Premier League and off the back of two very different but nonetheless equally impressive wins against Arsenal and FC Nordjsælland. Chris Hughton has had a rather troubled start to his Norwich career, failing to pick up a win in any of his six Premier League games. Line ups The line ups here are largely as expected, the only change for Chelsea compared to the side who played Arsenal is that Lampard comes …
QPR vs. Norwich | Match Report

QPR vs. Norwich | Match Report

An inspirational substitution from Paul Lambert was the difference between the two automatically promoted sides on Saturday. Super-sub Grant Holt came on to slot home a 73rd minute winner to help Norwich edge this close mid-table battle. The home side took the lead after 15 minutes following sloppy defending by QPR. Ricky Martin latched onto a loose ball after Ferdinand failed to clear from a corner, this defensive mix up saw the ball sit up nicely for Martin who was …
Norwich City Needs Wesley Hoolahan

Norwich City Needs Wesley Hoolahan

The Canaries have yet to enjoy a taste of victory in the English Premier League.  Handed a difficult opening set of fixtures, Norwich City has responded by showing a bit of inexperience at this level, conceding a penalty in each of the first three matches.  However, they've earned two draws and appear set with their tactics, playing their influential attacking midfielder, Wes Hoolahan in the center of the pitch pushed in behind the strikers.  Without Hoolahan in the lineup they've …