IN THE NEWS
The year 1938 saw the newspapers understandably dominated by the march towards war with the government ordering 1,000 Spitfires as part of a general increase in the strength of the armed forces. All schoolchildren are to be issued with gasmasks and plans are announced to spend £200,000 on air-raid shelters.
Away from that build-up, all bicycles must now be fitted with a rear light, the last British troops leave Ireland, the school leaving age is to be increased to 16 and the BBC begins its first foreign language service – in Arabic.
Many workers enjoy their first paid holidays, 22-year-old Len Hutton achieves the highest individual score in Test cricket with 364 against Australia and the Mallard sets a new world speed record for a steam engine when it reaches 126mph between London and Newcastle. The Beano comic is launched.
Our usual pink four-page programme greeted City’s arrival. It cost one penny and featured a drawing on the cover of Norwich manager Bob Young and captain Tom Halliday sitting in front of the club’s “new nest” at Carrow Road. The Canaries had moved there from Rosary Road three years before.
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OBITUARY – JOHNNIE HILLS
We were saddened to hear of the passing of John ‘Johnnie’ Hills, a defender who spent 11 years at the Club as an amateur and professional between 1950-61. He passed away at home in Brussels, Belgium, on Friday, 26 November, aged 87.
Club historian John Fennelly looks back at what supporters were reading on their way, at half-time and heading home afterwards when NORWICH CITY visited in March 1938.
RIDE FOR UGO
Laurence Gant, Head of Academy Sports Medicine and Science, is set to take part in a five-day charity cycle in memory of his friend, and our former Under-23s coach Ugo Ehiogu.
BIG WIN OVER EVERTON
GAME ZERO ACHIEVES NET ZERO CARBON STATUS
Sky this week published a case study revealing that Game Zero, our Premier League match against Chelsea here in September, achieved net zero carbon emissions.
LIVING IN THE MOMENT
Exclusive interview with our young midfielder OLIVER SKIPP, now an established member of our first team and also a familiar face to today’s opponents, who is enjoying every moment in the Premier League spotlight.
MEET OUR FIRST-YEAR UNDER-18S PLAYERS
TOUGH DAY AGAINST COTTAGERS
Looking back at Spurs hat-tricks scored against tonight’s opposition.
WHERE ARE THEY NOW ?
A creative midfielder who was full of heart and desire, LEWIS HOLTBY made his Spurs debut against this afternoon’s opposition back in January 2013 and went on to make 42 appearances in our colours, scoring three goals. We caught up with the Germany international to discuss his time at the Club and find out what he is up to now…
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