UK time is: 01:09:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Norwich City vs. Exeter City

Carrow Road

09/01/10

3pm

PREVIEW: Norwich City v Exeter City

Exeter City start what looks to be a difficult month on paper, when they make the long trip to Norwich this Saturday.

Paul Tisdale`s side will have to upset the odds to gain a positive result at Carrow Road. The Canaries haven`t lost there in the league since that infamous 7-1 defeat to Colchester on the opening day of the season. Since then, Colchester boss Paul Lambert has made the move to Delia Smith`s side, and has revitalised a season that threatened to break down before it had begun.

Norwich City Team News:

Norwich City manager Paul Lambert has a few injury concerns. Stephen Hughes in a major doubt with a groin injury, and Korey Smith could take his place in the middle of the park.

In addition, defenders Jens Berthel Askou and Michael Spillage, and midfielder Owain Tudur-Jones are all out.

Player to watch: Grant Holt

Exeter know the danger of Holt, having been signed by the Canaries from Shrewsbury in the summer. The striker has been in sparkling goalscoring form this season, and looks set o battle with Southampton`s Ricky Lambert for the golden boot in League 1.

Exeter City Team News:

Exeter City boss Paul Tisdale has the added option of striker Craig McAllister after his return from a loan spell at Barnet. New signing David Noble is unlikely to feature for the first team for next two months.

Player to watch: Ryan Harley

The Grecians need Harley to find his best form once more, and if he does, a positive result is not beyond them.

Last Meeting


The sides last met in August, when Norwich were in caretaker charge after the dismissal of Brian Gunn. Richard Logan rescued a point for Grecians a little over ten minutes from time with a superb header in front of six and a half thousand at St. James Park.

Match Prediction:

Norwich City 3 Exeter City 1

Next Fixtures:

Saturday 16th January, 3pm
Coca Cola League 1
Exeter City v Leeds United
St. James Park, Exeter




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: SupaStix Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday January 9 2010

Time: 11:41AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Exeter City Articles

Stats: Tranmere v Exeter (Saturday September 20 2014)

Big Goal for Nicholls (Thursday September 18 2014)

Noble Delighted To Return (Thursday September 18 2014)

Tis - Good Response To Mansfield Loss (Thursday September 18 2014)

Stats: Cambridge v Exeter (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Exeter v Oxford (Saturday September 13 2014)

Tisdale - Oxford Has Added Importance (Friday September 12 2014)

Noble Returns To Exeter (Friday September 12 2014)

Bennett - We're Letting The Gaffer Down (Thursday September 11 2014)

JPT Second Round: Coventry (a) (Monday September 8 2014)

Archived Exeter City Articles

List All Vital Grecians Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Exeter 1 - 1 York
Exeter 1 - 1 Oxford
Exeter 1 - 2 Mansfield
Exeter 1 - 1 Portsmouth
Northampton 1 - 0 Exeter
Tranmere 1 - 2 Exeter

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Tranmere 9 2 3 4 -1 9
18. York 9 1 6 2 -2 9
19. Newport 8 2 3 3 -2 9
20. Exeter 9 2 3 4 -4 9
21. Dag & Red 9 2 2 5 -6 8
22. Oxford 9 1 4 4 -2 7
23. Hartlepool 9 2 1 6 -9 7

Breaking League News

Ertl saves the Blues
Portsmouth : 21/09/2014 22:03:00
Portsmouth : 21/09/2014 19:52:00
Cobblers 4-5 Accrington
Northampton : 21/09/2014 19:25:00
Carlisle Go With Curle
Carlisle : 21/09/2014 19:22:00
Mansfield 3-2 Cumbrians
Carlisle : 21/09/2014 19:21:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Tranmere MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Pym 0%
Ribeiro 0%
Wheeler 0%
Woodman 0%
Moore-Taylor 0%
Sercombe 0%
Oakley 0%
Grimes 0%
Davies 0%
Nicholls 0%
Cummins 0%
Sub - Keohane 0%
Sub - Butterfield 0%
Sub - Nichols 0%