Vital Football

Latest Norwich City News

Rosler: City Will Be Very Competitive

Rosler: City Will Be Very Competitive


Wigan boss, Uwe Rosler reckons that Norwich City will be "very, very competitive" in the forthcoming Championship season.

Rosler took over an underachieving Latics side after the early sacking of Owen Coyle and then took his new charges to the FA Cup semi-final, where they lost out to Arsenal on penalties and into the play-offs, where they lost to eventual winners QPR.

"This year will be even harder than last year," he said, with City scheduled to travel to the Latics on December 6 before a Carrow Road league return on March 3. "You look at Fulham and Cardiff and financially they have a very big budget whilst Norwich will be very, very competitive, keeping the nucleus of their team and they know what it takes to get promotion.

"This season will not be won in the first ten games, it`s a marathon and we have to make sure we are there at the end."

"There will be teams from last year as well who will get better too so it`s only going to get tougher but we knew that and we have to do everything we can do to get out of that league as soon as possible," he told Wigan`s official site.

"The longer you stay in the Championship the more difficult it`s to get out because the financial rewards get less and less from the parachute payments and that means you have to play catch up more and more. I think for us next year it`s vital for us to have a real go in terms of going to the Premier League."

I hope Rosler is right, I desperately hope he`s right. If we can keep the majority of our squad together and add a few to it as well, then we will be in good shape in terms of personnel.

Obviously the new management structure is largely unknown and we won`t know how that will pan out until the season is under way.
There are still plenty of questions to be answered before the 9th of August.

OTBC



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

Writer:The Tuckster
Date:Tuesday June 24 2014
Time: 11:21AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Norwich City Articles

Norwich Look At Turkish Striker

Sounds decent

Norwich v Ipswich - The Vital Preview

Norwich are drinking in the Last Chance Saloon as an old gunslinger rides into the fair City

U23s: Norwich Rout Wolves 5-0

Young Canaries qualify for the knockout stages of the Premier League Cup

Is Derby Game The Last Thing City Have To Play For?

Meanwhile, the Tractor Boys are still revelling in a tap-in equaliser from two years ago

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)

What Will City Do Against Ipswich?
Suggested By: Tuckster
Win48%
Draw46%
Lose6%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
9 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Norwich City Results (view all)

Norwich City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 26 2017 12:00PM : Ipswich Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Steve from Oz743
2.DRAYTON GREEN305
3.yellow belly265
4.FCBEARS223
5.screaming canary110
6.suffolkcanary38
7.sminky27
8.HerefordCanary16
9.fanforlife16
10.Tuckster13
Write for Vital Football