New Season, Same Problems For Norwich | Stats

New Season, Same Problems For Norwich | Stats

Over a month into the Premier League season and fans will already be looking at the table with either hope or dread of what the rest of the season will bring. One of those teams in particular will be Norwich City, who are continuing their poor form which dominated the second half of last season. The problems facing Chris Hughton’s team last season was the poor creativity in the attacking third, which resulted in the side having to rely on …
Norwich City Summer Transfer Evaluation | Fer, Wolfswinkel, Hooper & Redmond!

Norwich City Summer Transfer Evaluation | Fer, Wolfswinkel, Hooper & Redmond!

After a season that saw Norwich stumble over the line in their bid to stay in the Premier League, signing new players in the summer was always going to be important as the East Anglia team looked to have a much improved season – Chris Hughton has managed to do this. The arrival of 8 new players into the squad and the success of keeping the excellent John Ruddy from a move to Chelsea’s bench has masked over the disappointment …
Norwich 2-1 Everton | Match Summary Stats

Norwich 2-1 Everton | Match Summary Stats

Grant Holt scored a 94th minute header to give Norwich a dramatic stoppage time win over Everton at Carrow Road. Everton had taken a 39th minute lead through Leon Osman, but Kei Kamara's 84th minute equaliser and Holt's 5th Premier League goal of the season gave the Canaries their first win since the 15th December 2012. The stats below show that Everton had 10.8% more of the possession, made 107 more passes and completed 6% more of their passes. Everton …
New Signings Will Make Norwich A Force

New Signings Will Make Norwich A Force

After two respectable finishes within the Premier League, Norwich will attempt to move up the division. This summer has seen Norwich make a big splash in the transfer market as they make the most of the extra funds the new big money television deal has brought in. The East Anglian side were poor last season as they struggled for goals as they managed just over 1 per game which was helped by 3 goals in the final match at Manchester …
Gary Hooper – Good enough for the Premier League?

Gary Hooper – Good enough for the Premier League?

The last seven months have seen Norwich fans endure the dull and uninspiring Gary Hooper transfer saga, but it finally looks like Chris Hughton has got his man - the Celtic forward is reportedly undertaking a medical today. But will Hooper be worth the time invested and be a hit in the Premier League? Gary Hooper moves from north of the border, where he enjoyed yearly success both personally and on a team level with Celtic. The English striker won …
Everton v Norwich | Match & Stats Preview

Everton v Norwich | Match & Stats Preview

Everton visit Carrow Road in search of their 100th Premier League away win. Norwich will look to continue improving their home form with the Canaries losing just one of the last six at home. Despite their home form, Norwich’s overall form reads as one win from their last six. Back in December, the two sides met at Goodison Park with the match ending 1 - 1. Everton hold the edge, winning five of the last seven meetings with two ending level. …
2 Goals in 15 Mins Sinks Norwich | Fulham 2 Norwich 1

2 Goals in 15 Mins Sinks Norwich | Fulham 2 Norwich 1

I'm starting to get irritated with comments like "a year go we would never have dreamed of losing 2-1 at Fulham" that seem to be coming from some of the Norwich support.  Players, managers and football fans want to win and are disappointed when we lose.  I sulk for at least a few days when we lose regardless of if that is against Barnet or Barcelona so I'm not going to shrug it off as being "grateful for where we …
Analysis of Norwich City's 3-5-2 vs Wolves

Analysis of Norwich City's 3-5-2 vs Wolves

Last week in Norwich's game against Wolves, Paul Lambert opted to start with a 3-5-2 formation. Norwich had played this system a handful of times during the previous two seasons but never with any real success. Before looking at Norwich’s performance, let’s begin by taking a look at the theory behind the 3-5-2 system. The 3-5-2 System Typically, the back three can be organised in such a way that two defenders will act as markers, leaving one defender as a libero …
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