Wes Hoolahan will want to save goals like this one for when the season actually starts

What a finish.

Hoolahan scored as Norwich saw off Championship opposition.
Hoolahan scored as Norwich saw off Championship opposition.
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NORWICH CITY COMPLETED their preparations for the new Premier League season with a 2-1 victory over Brentford at Carrow Road.

After completing his £7 million move from Hull City, Ireland international Robbie Brady made his debut for the Canaries but it was Wes Hoolahan who stole the show with a delicious finish.

Hoolahan has said he is relishing the opportunity to ply his trade in the top-flight again and if he can produce goals like this when the campaign gets under-way, he’ll make a major impression.

After latching onto a through-ball, the Dubliner composed himself but delicately lifting the ball over the goalkeeper to set Alex Neil’s side on the way to an encouraging win.


Speaking after the game, Hoolahan heaped praise on his new club team-mate.

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“He’s got a fantastic delivery and is very comfortable on the ball whether he plays left-back or left-midfield,” he said of Brady.

“I’m sure he’ll be a great addition to the squad. In training, you can see the quality the new players have brought.

“The Premier League is tough, but we’re confident in giving a good account of ourselves.”

Norwich kick off their season against Crystal Palace at Carrow Road next Saturday at 3pm.

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