Episode 8 - Al & Val talk Norwich City and Chelsea
October 16, 2021
Allan and Val
Next up it's the best team in Europe, as Al and Val look back at significant moments in history between Norwich City and Chelsea.
This week we talk cash and Abramovich changing the landscape of English football, but there hasn't always been such a big gap between the two clubs on and off the pitch...
Last meetings and a spring in the step of Farke's champions.
One of the all-time classic FA Cup goals + player connections in Gilmour, Fleck and Townsend
An abandoned game with Wembley in touching distance
and much more.......
Thanks for listening to our Norwich FC podcast
Al (Allan Kemp) - Norwich geek and exiled fan
Val (Val Tolhurst) - Upper Barclay season ticketer and 'super' fan
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Its MNP (Monday Night Podcasting) we discuss the Newcastle takeover which leads us onto episode 8 and the original moneybags - Chelsea FC
We talk the Abramovich revolution but there hasn't always been such a gap on and off the pitch between us and the blues
A current player connection - The gifted Billy Gilmour
Last meetings - The sun was out, hopes were high and there was a spring in the step of Farke's champions
Chelsea a pub team elevated into the Football League
An all-time classic FA Cup goal - Take a bow Gianfranco Zola
City on the verge of Wembley then the fog drops
A win at Stamford Bridge takes City to 49 points but still relegated - we discuss is the much quoted 40 point target still relevant
Another City away win thanks to 2 goalkeeping howlers in a game featuring 2 Norwich Hall of Famers playing in blue, one a Chelsea record signing
A young Jamie Cureton goal in a comfortable 3.0 win - its now 27 years and counting for that next win!
Leon McKenzie's strike ends a Chelsea Premier League record
Val's stat is followed by favourite kick-off times and score predictions