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Our Favourite Players

Updated: Jul 31, 2023



 

Robin Sainty - Canaries Trust Chairman


Kevin Reeves


" In an era that was much more physical than creative Reeves had the ability to make chances for others but was also superb in front of goal.

Should have gone onto to great things at Man City and added many more England caps to the 2 he won but for career ending injury."



 

Chris Clarke


Wes Hoolahan




"Magician with the ball and always gave 100% for the shirt plus that pen vs Ipswich in playoff semi final"













 

David Whiteside


Darren Huckerby




"After successful spells at Coventry City and Man City, Huckerby initially signed on loan but the transfer was announced as permanent pitchside Boxing Day 2003.


Huckerby proceeded to be come a fan favourite due to his lightening speed and determination to run at defenders.


14 goals in his first season helped The Canaries clinch promotion to the Premier League and saw him come second in the Player Of The Season.


Huckerby cemented his love for the club and our adoration of him taking multiple pay cuts to stay at the club.


He will forever remain a fan favourite and even after leaving for a spell with San Jose Earthquakes, he was still seen in various roles around the club.


A true Norwich City Legend!"





 

Sarah Greaves

Dale Gordon



"My first football hero. A local lad with a dazzling touch and wonderful ability on the left wing, rightfully earning him the nickname ‘Disco Dale’.
Closely followed by Paul McVeigh (whose song is still a classic!)."














 

Lorraine Taylor


Jimmy Neighbour


"There are a number of candidates for my favourite Norwich players, but I think the one that tops the poll has to be Jimmy Neighbour. He joined Norwich from spurs in September 1976 - my first full season at Carrow Road. A fantastic right-winger who supplied beautifully-timed crosses for the likes of Martin Peters and Kevin Reeves to get on the end of. My first "pin-up", so I was so happy when I got a book - Our Way: Norwich City, signed by him for a Christmas present!"



 

Steve Barber-Hayes


Darren Eadie



"I was just getting in to football as Darren Eadie was emerging into the first team. He blossomed into a wonderful creative player with an incredible left foot. The kind of player to get you out of your seat when we got the ball and went on a mazy run. I can still hear the crowd chanting "EADIE, EADIE, EADIE"!
In 1997, he earned a call-up to the England squad for the Tournoi de France, despite playing in the second tier, which is a remarkable feat. Sadly injuries prevented him from getting onto the pitch
I was truly gutted when he was sold to Leicester City for £3m in December 1999.
Unfortunately persistent knee injuries forced Eadie to retire from football in 2003 at the age of just 28. "

 

Andrew Waddison


Rob Newman



"He could be placed at any position on the pitch and do a wonderful job. The ultimate Mr Versatile."
















 


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