Former Norwich City defender Steve Bruce has hailed the progress of his former club as ‘quite staggering’ after their successful Premier League season so far. The Canaries are 12th in the table after their promotion from the Championship last season.
“Two years ago, they were in the third tier – to get back-to-back promotions, then have a comfortable ride in the Premier League this year is testimony to Paul and his staff and the group of players that have been with him for a couple of years. Players like Grant Holt, who has been in the Football League all his life. To finally get a crack and do so well is fantastic. I had such a great time there and they gave me a chance at the top level, so I always look out for Norwich.”
The Canaries can move back into the top half of the table with a victory against Newcastle, the place Bruce grew up in as a boy, and if other results go their way. Bruce believes it is ‘quite staggering’ at how they have jumped into the Premier League as a smaller club and coped so well.
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