UK time is: 02:36:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Moro Hits Back



Ahead of the game today, Steve Morison waxes lyrical about the number of chances he has had.

"All you hear is people being negative about us and not scoring but you have to bear in mind, what do we get? One chance a game? Two chances as a forward?," he said. "I think Ronaldo had 10 shots on goal the other night and scored one out of 10. It`s amazing the criticism people get sometimes.

"You have to realise where we are, the company we keep and we`re not going to score two, three or four every game. It`s one of the reasons why we`ve tightened it up at the back and we`re not conceding as many goals. You don`t forget how to score goals. You know it`s going to happen and while we`re not, we`re not losing the games, so that`s a positive. We`re a goal way from a win, aren`t we? We`re doing okay, we`re not losing games, I think that`s the important thing. We`re keeping clean sheets and only letting in one rather than twos and threes. It`s something we`ve worked on and it`s working."

Morison scored nine Premier League goals last season and the striker is confident he has goals in him.

"We didn`t defy any expectations in our eyes," he said. "We did exactly what we planned to do, what we set out to do at the start of the season. We went about our job and did it and it`s exactly what we plan to do this season. For me personally, you come back, you want to be as fit as you can and you want to get in the manager`s plans and I`ve tried to do as much as I can in the minutes I`ve had on the pitch so far this season. I`d like to have maybe nicked a goal, but it hasn`t happened."

Morison starts versus Newcastle, playing as a lone front man, with the returning Wes just behind.

Full sides…

Norwich City:
1. John Ruddy 2. Russell Martin 20. Leon Barnett 5. Sebastien Bassong 18. Javier Garrido 7. Robert Snodgrass 8. Jonny Howson 4. Bradley Johnson 11. Andrew Surman 14. Wes Hoolahan 16. Steve Morison
Subs: 28. Mark Bunn 6. Michael Turner 9. Grant Holt 10. Simeon Jackson 12. Anthony Pilkington 24. Ryan Bennett 27. Alexander Tettey

Newcastle United:
37. Steve Harper 14. James Perch 6. Mike Williamson 27. Steven Taylor 3. Davide Santon 10. Hatem Ben Arfa 8. Vurnon Anita 4. Yohan Cabaye 18. Jonas Gutierrez 9. Papiss Cisse 19. Demba Ba
Subs: 21. Rob Elliot 20. Gael Bigirimana 23. Shola Ameobi 24. Cheick Tiote 25. Gabriel Obertan 28. Sammy Ameobi 34. James Tavernier
The Journalist

Writer: Savvy_Monkey Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday September 23 2012

Time: 3:14PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Steve from Oz 615
2. yellow belly 320
3. DRAYTON GREEN 243
4. FCBEARS 239
5. suffolkcanary 151
6. fanforlife 111
7. Malta Yellow 100
8. screaming canary 69
9. sminky 63
10. Nathan_NCFC 40

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Fulham 1 - 0 Norwich
Norwich 0 - 1 WBA
Swansea 3 - 0 Norwich
Norwich 2 - 0 Sunderland
Southampton 4 - 2 Norwich
Norwich 1 - 1 Stoke

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Aston Villa 33 9 7 17 -14 34
15. Swansea 34 8 9 17 -5 33
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33
17. Norwich 34 8 8 18 -27 32
18. Fulham 34 9 3 22 -40 30
19. Cardiff 34 7 8 19 -34 29
20. Sunderland 33 6 8 19 -25 26

Breaking League News

The NUFC Gospel According To Tyler
» Newcastle : 16/04/2014 23:36:00
Sunderland Halt Citeh's Charge
» Sunderland : 16/04/2014 23:24:00
» Crystal Palace : 16/04/2014 22:18:00
» Sunderland : 16/04/2014 22:17:00
Liverpool: Manchester City Drop Points!
» Liverpool : 16/04/2014 22:14:00
Velikonja Excited By Cardiff Future
» Cardiff : 16/04/2014 21:59:00
» Man City : 16/04/2014 21:56:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Was Your MOTM Against Fulham?
Suggested By:  Tuckster
Ruddy 4%
Olsson 5%
Martin 0%
Turner 0%
Whittaker 0%
Johnson 0%
Howson 0%
Fer 23%
Snodgrass 52%
Redmond 11%
RvW 5%
Hooper 0%
Hoolahan 0%
Murphy 0%