Vital Football

Latest Norwich City News

Bellamy expecting warm welcome

Bellamy expecting warm welcome

Former Norwich City favourite Craig Bellamy says he is expecting a decent reception when he returns to Carrow Road tomorrow - but is happy to be booed.

The Cardiff skipper isn't afforded a warm welcome in many parts of the country, but having started his career in Norfolk he thinks things may be a little different this weekend. Tomorrow's game will be Bellamy's first competitive game at Carrow Road since leaving for Coventry, and told Wales Online:

'I have been back to Carrow Road for a friendly and had a good welcome. It`s a bit different when you come through a club`s youth system because you are seen as one of theirs.

'My feeling is I will get a decent reception at the start, but I hope that`s where it stops. I want the home fans booing me because I am doing a job for Cardiff City - that will ensure I am fired up.

'As grateful as I am that Norwich City gave me a start in football, and I really am grateful for that, Cardiff City need the points tomorrow.

'I hope Norwich City fans give me stick in the end, but that will never alter my affection for them.'


Bellamy worked with City boss Paul Lambert at Celtic, and says he is a man destined for big things in management.

'It was clear from the way he worked and how he studied the game,' he commented. 'He went to Germany, did his coaching badges and his pro licence. Personally, I liked the way he went to lower league management first with Wycombe Wanderers and Colchester United and built up. He gave himself a good grounding and now he is at a really good club.

'There is no doubt in my mind he is going on to bigger things. He has the mentality and ambition to do that.'


We want to know what YOU think. Have your say by leaving a comment below, or click here to discuss this article in the forum.

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Dill
Date:Friday January 14 2011
Time: 11:18AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Comments

0
well he was clapped and booed when he lost the plot. Wshed up has been. lol
RATPACK
19/01/2011 19:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Norwich City Articles

Norwich Linked To Bendtner

Dear oh dear

Kodjia To Villa For £15m!

Wow, just wow

Norwich to fight it out with Villa for West Ham striker

Says the Evening Standard

Cardiff In Advanced Lafferty Talks

Sky Sports understands

Archived Vital Norwich Articles

Vital Norwich articles from

Site Journalists

The Tuckster
Editor email
Profile
Savvy_Monkey
no email
Profile
LeeBoz
no email
Profile
Tom McHugh
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Birmingham?
Suggested By: Tuckster
McGovern8%
Whittaker 21%
Klose0%
Bennett 1%
Brady 0%
Howson 7%
Tettey1%
Canos1%
Jacob Murphy 47%
Hoolahan 4%
Naismith 8%
Josh Murphy 1%
Lafferty 1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 5 4 1 0 13 4
2 Fulham 5 3 2 0 11 3
3 Barnsley 5 3 0 2 9 4
4 Newcastle 5 3 0 2 9 4
5 Q.P.R. 5 3 0 2 9 3
6 Bristol City 5 3 0 2 9 2
7 Forest 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Brighton 5 2 2 1 8 4
9 Wolves 5 2 2 1 8 3
10 Birmingham 5 2 2 1 8 2
11 Ipswich 5 2 2 1 8 1
12 Norwich 5 2 2 1 8 1
13 Burton 5 2 1 2 7 1
14 Brentford 5 2 1 2 7 1
15 Reading 5 2 1 2 7 -3
16 Aston Villa 5 1 2 2 5 0
17 Cardiff 5 1 2 2 5 -2
18 Derby County 5 1 2 2 5 -2
19 Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 5 -3
20 Wigan 5 1 1 3 4 0
21 Leeds Utd 5 1 1 3 4 -4
22 Rotherham 5 1 1 3 4 -9
23 Preston 5 1 0 4 3 -2
24 Blackburn 5 0 1 4 1 -8
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Norwich City Results (view all)

Norwich City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.FCBEARS536
2.DRAYTON GREEN480
3.yellow belly295
4.suffolkcanary149
5.screaming canary115
6.Steve from Oz86
7.northern yellow45
8.canary5838
9.mooro34
10.Rex24