Premier League football 2012/13: Team guide - Norwich

Your complete guide to the Canaries' players, formation and chances in the new season

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Premier League football 2012/13: Team guide - Norwich
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Radio Times staff

HOME GROUND: Carrow Road

MANAGERChris Hughton

LAST SEASON STATS

Premier League: 12th

FA Cup: 5th Round

League Cup: 2nd Round

Europe: Did not qualify

Top scorer (all comps): Grant Holt, 17 goals


SQUAD

KEEPERS

1 John Ruddy

13 Declan Rudd

31 Jed Steer

DEFENDERS

3 Steven Whittaker

20 Leon Barnett

22 Elliott Ward

23 Marc Tierney

28 George Francomb    

33 Ryan Bennett

MIDFIELDERS

4 Bradley Johnson

11 Andrew Surman

12 Anthony Pilkington

14 Wesley Hoolahan

15 David Fox

17 Elliott Bennett

18 Korey Smith

19 Simon Lappin

21 Jacob Butterfield

24 Jonny Howson

27 Tom Adeyemi

FORWARDS

5 Steve Morison

8 James Vaughan

9 Grant Holt

10 Robert Snodgrass

16 Chris Martin

25 Simeon Jackson


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STAR MAN: GRANT HOLT

Canaries’ No.1 striker loves to batter defenders around.

NEW STAR: ROBERT SNODGRASS

Skilful Scottish forward who twists and turns

SUMMER TRANSFERS

In: Michael Turner (Sunderland, £1.5m), Robert Snodgrass (Leeds, £3m), Steven Whittaker (Rangers, free), Jacob Butterfield (Barnsley, £1m).

Out: Andrew Crofts (Brighton, £300,000), Adam Drury (Leeds, free), Aaron Wilbraham (Crystal Palace, free), Zak Whitbread (Leicester, free), Josh Dawkin (released)


STRONGEST LINE-UP

[GK] Ruddy

[RB] Martin

[CB] Turner

[CB] Ayala

[LB] Tierney

[CM] Johnson

[CM] Fox

[CM] Howson

[RF] Snodgrass

[ST] Holt

[LF] Pilkington

4-3-3

Playing style: Simple direct passing, boisterous defence

TOP 3 TWITTER STARS

1 JAMES VAUGHAN - 63,078 followers

2 ANTHONY PILKINGTON - 56,090 followers

3 JOHN RUDDY - 29,648 followers


RATINGS

DEFENCE: 5

MIDFIELD: 6

ATTACK: 5

OVERALL: 5


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