Vital Football

Latest Norwich City News

Top 5 Wes Hoolahan Moments

Top 5 Wes Hoolahan Moments
The news that Wes Hoolahan last Saturday had signed a new three year contract was fantastic news for the club. Possibly the most influential player of our recent unbeaten run, Wes has played a total of 157 times for Norwich City and scored 28 goals.

Arguably if his season was not curtailed by injury in 2008/2009, we would never have been relegated to League One, such is his influence.

Vital Norwich wanted to pay homage to the legend that is Wessi but picking our top 5 Wesley Hoolahan moments…

5) Carlisle 0 Norwich 1 (10th October 2009)
In a dreadful game, Wes pounces on a defensive slip to trick the floundering defenders and beat the goalkeeper. 3 points out of nothing in a really tough game.

4) Leeds United 2 Norwich 2 (19th February 2011)
Wes, a constant menace throughout scores to put City 2-1 up at Elland Road. After a beautiful move involving most of the players on the pitch, Wes is put through by Andrew Crofts and dinks the ball over the on-running Kasper Schmeichal. Despite Eric Lihaj`s attempts to clear the ball, it creeps over the line, sending Canaries fans into raptures.

3) Norwich City 4 Sheffield United 2 (28th December 2010)
Wes comes off the bench to score two penalties and a last minute goal after being set up by Grant Holt to score his first and only hat trick for the Canaries as City win for the fourth time in five games.

2) Norwich 4 Ipswich 1 (28th November 2010)
A Simon Lappin through-ball is flicked on by Grant Holt into the path of Chris Martin, who releases Wes, who bearing down on goal looks certain to blast it, but deftly and mischievously dinks the ball over the despairing Martin Fulop to make it 4-1. Game over.

1) Norwich City 4 Leicester City 2 (28th September 2010)
A Wes double sent City into 3rd place in the Championship. Having already scored a penalty, Wes freed Adam Drury in on goal who finished well. He then topped the display with a 30-yard volley into the top corner for the 4th goal of the game. Mesmeric Wes at his best.

There have been so many other great moments, our first goal in the Premier League last season, a superb display versus Aston Villa (amongst others) in October, and scoring a screamer in our relegation season.

Wesley Hoolahan, you are truly a great Norwich City servant and we look forward to the next 3 years!

Writer:Savvy_Monkey
Date:Wednesday December 19 2012
Time: 5:16PM

Comments

0
I would love to see him against Barcelona in the Champions league.
Rex
19/12/2012 22:52:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Norwich City Articles

A Norwich Team To Beat Barnsley

Do a few changes add up to a knee jerk?

BBC Report - Championship Details For 2017

The BBC's Price of Football annual survey was released this week, and their investigation shows that the price of Championship football has fallen in 2017.

Norwich Injury Update

Good news

New Sky Bet Deal For The EFL

It was confirmed earlier today that the EFL had signed a new and improved sponsorship deal with Sky Bet.

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)

Do You Think City will Be Promoted This Season?
Suggested By: Tuckster
Yes10%
No90%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Norwich City Results (view all)

Norwich City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.FCBEARS152
2.yellow belly135
3.DRAYTON GREEN79
4.fanforlife24
5.Bolshie Budgie23
6.suffolkcanary16
7.Nathan_NCFC8
8.Clwyd6
9.adrian216
10.Canary Kevin5
Vital Football Comment