Norwich City Football Club - Al & Val's We Meet Again

Episode 18 - Al & Val talk Norwich City and Charlton Athletic

January 01, 2022 Allan and Val Season 2 Episode 18
Norwich City Football Club - Al & Val's We Meet Again
Episode 18 - Al & Val talk Norwich City and Charlton Athletic
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It's a bonus episode of Al and Val's Norwich City Podcast as the FA Cup 3rd round draw takes us to The Valley and Charlton Athletic.

This week the lads talk;

1. Joint managers and who they would select if Norwich adapted this

2. Full-back playing connections starring at Wembley

3.  Al's big day out as a ballboy

4. Losing your ground and the footballing theory of siege mentality

5. Two contrasting Canary managers bite the dust after losing to the Addicks

6. Poetic justice at The Valley and a shout to Michael Nelson  

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 an FA Cup special and a welcome respite from the Premier League. This week its former model club Charlton
Charlton once had joint managers - This makes the lads ponder which two they would select should Norwich adapt this approach - NCFC selection panel anyone?
The greatest ever playoff final - Charlton won it with 2 ex Norwich fullbacks starring at Wembley
To Val's frustration another club that has won the FA Cup as Val's 6th sense guesses the year
Last meetings - Going back to 2014/15 - One loss, one victory and 2 different NCFC Managers
Early days but no Southern League meetings as Charlton emerge after Arsenal's move 'up North' - We move onto a couple of key wins in promotion seasons
1985/86 and both go up to the 1st Division. Norwich as champions and Charlton as runners-up, this despite losing their ground - As such the lads talk the football theory of siege mentality
Al's big day out as a Carrow Road ball boy and a game with controversy as the ref is knocked out - Al and Val talk injuries to officials and could they officiate a big game
Charlton defeats prove the final straw for two NCFC Managers
Contrasting emotions at The Valley and a shout to an unlikely hero - Michael Nelson
We wrap up the Charlton episode hoping for an away day out in South East London