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Yesterday, 14:29

Among the many tweets which flew around after Saturday’s late drama at NR1, one particular message caught my eye.

That sense of dread enveloping any pessimistic Norwich City fan who fears all good things must come to an end in the East Anglian derby should relax. The pressure is firmly on Ipswich Town.

Stuart Webber

Darren Huckerby’s second dignified departure from Norwich City has brought the club’s youth set-up under the microscope.

Neil Adams

One Hull of a draw? MICHAEL BAILEY puts together six lessons learned from Norwich City’s Saturday salvage job.

Michael Bailey

While international breaks are annoying and disrupt the rhythm of the football season, this one probably came at a very good time for City.

Robbie Savage must have been eating a big old slice of humble pie at breakfast on Tuesday morning after the Republic Of Ireland beat Wales in the winner takes all game at the Cardiff City Stadium to win their place in next month’s play-offs.

As a victorious Cameron Jerome trudged home from Madejski Stadium a fortnight ago, he left one sentiment – if only the next game was tomorrow.

Norwich City

A week ago I was in Scotland, still delighted that Sam Sexton had brought the British heavyweight boxing title back to Norwich – and still wondering whether I really ought to take advantage of the blank receipt book the Edinburgh taxi driver had given me.

Scotland

You know that cliche about the word legend being used and abused? Well, when it comes to Darren Huckerby, the description is as accurate as many of the howitzers that he launched in the good name of Norwich City FC.

The conversations now involving the name James Maddison say it all – MICHAEL BAILEY analyses the midfielder’s rise to Norwich City prominence.

Norwich City

I have never dipped my toe, or anything else for that matter, into the criminal underworld so spending an evening in the company of ‘The Count’, ‘The Gaffer’, ‘Disco’ and ‘The King of Spain’ is the closest I will ever come to sounding like a proper Gangster.

United Kingdom

This is an industry where often you never know what is around the corner.

Norwich

Reading probably expected to be facing a football team last Saturday, but instead found themselves up against a group of black clad Duracell bunnies who proceeded to harry them mercilessly for 95 minutes.

Reading

It’s probably a sad indictment of the state of international football, but fortnights like this are definitely good for one thing – taking stock of things at your club.

Norwich City

I don’t think there’s any doubt where September’s Championship Manager of the Month award should have gone – step forward Daniel Farke after what has been a tremendous four weeks for him and his squad of players.

United Kingdom

The refrain is a familiar one. The power in modern football now resides with players and agents.

Norwich

It’s difficult to ignore that warm, fuzzy feeling in the tummy that must be giving all Norwich City supporters a constant bright yellow Ready Brek glow after super September, but this is just what that dastardly villain that is the Championship wants to happen.

BBC

Fresh from Madejski Stadium, Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey dishes out his ratings following the Canaries’ 2-1 EFL Championship win at Reading.

Norwich City

What a difference a month makes… MICHAEL BAILEY hands out his Royals realities as Norwich City plunder another win at Reading.

Norwich City

I want to write in praise of the people behind two particular Norwich city centre projects this week.

Norwich

Cast your mind back to last season. City are visiting a team heavily tipped for promotion, are suffering from injuries to key players and come under concerted pressure. What happens next?

Norwich

The declaration was made on TalkSport – but that isn’t the only place I’ve heard it, so stay with me.

Norwich City

I admire Lowestoft Town’s new chairman, Alan Green – but I certainly don’t envy him.

Rory McAuley

A few weeks ago I was deeply concerned about Norwich City, as I could see a very long, hard, struggling season ahead.

Gillingham

There once was an ugly duckling with feathers all fluffy and brown. The opening words of a popular nursery rhyme which I realise now was designed to prepare us to be able to deal with sitting through goalless draws in later life.

So the goals have gone then – MICHAEL BAILEY delivers his six things learned from Norwich City’s goalless draw with Bristol City at Carrow Road.

Norwich City

I can still remember when the announcement came through that Norwich was to be one of a handful of places to benefit from millions of pounds of cash designed to improve cycling routes in the city.

Norwich

Boxing could do with any bad press right now. Dodgy judging at massive world title fights, freak shows between gold-encrusted fighters who should know better, and celebrities who think the ability to remain fit and throw a punch entitles them to be called pro boxers.

I should go on holiday more often. When I left these shores two weeks ago the effects of two thumping away defeats were weighing heavily on the pre-season positivity of most Canary fans and there were even dire predictions of a season battling relegation doing the rounds on social media.

Norwich

So the thing is, with this week’s column I really wanted to get to the heart of such a crucial issue. That’s what I hope, so that when it comes to the crunch and we all think about what things could look like, with our partisan specs and love for the game, which is a really good game of course…

Norwich City

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