I know Stuart Webber has impressed a lot of people since being named as Norwich City’s new sporting director – and his pronouncement that transfer business will be over before deadline day is to be welcomed.
The final game of the season is always something of a bittersweet affair because that cosily familiar weekend routine of the last nine months is about to be replaced by wondering what to do on a Saturday afternoon – and August seems such a long way away.
At the end of one of the most frustrating seasons that I can remember at Norwich City in recent years the lads put on a performance that all concerned could be proud of against QPR, which meant three wins in their final four games for Alex Irvine’s men.
The fact that City can be irresistible going forward when the mood takes them but show less backbone than an amoeba when the going gets tough defensively is hardly news, so the loss of a three-goal lead at Elland Road will surprise nobody.
Lowestoft CC’s first team travelled to third from bottom Horsford last Saturday, and were put into bat by the home team on a pitch that can only be described as batting paradise – even if it did offer a little help for the seamers.