2005–06 Norwich City F.C. season

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Norwich City
2005–06 season
Chairman Roger Munby
Manager Nigel Worthington
Stadium Carrow Road
Championship 9th
FA Cup Third Round
League Cup Third Round
Top goalscorer League:
Dean Ashton (10)
All:
Dean Ashton (11)
Highest home attendance 25,402 (vs. Ipswich Town, 5 February 2006)
Lowest home attendance 23,838 (vs. Cardiff City, 1 November 2005)
Average home league attendance 24,833
Home colours
Away colours

The 2005–06 season was Norwich City's first year back in the Football League Championship after being relegated from the Premier League in the previous season. This article shows statistics and lists all matches that Norwich City played in the season.

Season overview[edit]

Matches[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

League[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Result 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 0–1 1–3 2–0 1–2 1–0 0–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 2–4 0–3 0–1 1–0 0–2 2–0 0–1 2–2 0–2 2–1
Position 10 14 17 20 21 23 18 21 17 18 16 12 13 15 17 20 14 17 15 15 16 18 16
Round 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Result 3–1 3–1 2–1 1–0 0–3 1–1 2–3 0–4 1–2 1–1 3–0 2–0 1–4 2–1 2–2 2–1 0–2 2–1 0–2 0–1 3–2 1–0 1–2
Position 13 12 12 11 11 10 11 12 14 14 12 11 12 10 11 9 9 9 9 11 10 8 9

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Transfers[edit]

Summer[edit]

In[edit]

Name Price From
England Jason Jarrett Free England Wigan Athletic
France Mattieu Louis-Jean Free England Nottingham Forest
England Peter Thorne Free Wales Cardiff City
England Andrew Hughes Undisclosed England Reading
Netherlands Jurgen Colin £263,000 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
England Dean Marney Loan England Tottenham Hotspur
Jamaica Kevin Lisbie Loan England Charlton Athletic
England Calum Davenport Loan England Tottenham Hotspur

Out[edit]

Name Price To
Denmark Thomas Helveg Free Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
Sweden Mathias Svensson £100,000 Sweden IF Elfsborg
Scotland Gary Holt Free England Nottingham Forest
England Marc Edworthy Free England Derby County
Northern Ireland Philip Mulryne Undisclosed Wales Cardiff City
England Damien Francis Undisclosed England Wigan Athletic

Winter[edit]

In[edit]

Name Price From
Nigeria Dickson Etuhu £450,000 England Preston North End
Wales Carl Robinson £50,000 England Sunderland
Pakistan Zesh Rehman Loan England Fulham
Finland Jonatan Johansson Loan England Charlton Athletic
Wales Robert Earnshaw £3,500,000 England West Bromwich Albion

Out[edit]

Name Price To
England Dean Ashton £7,250,000 England West Ham United
Canada Jim Brennan Free England Southampton

Players[edit]

First team squad[edit]

As of 6 May 2006.[1]Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
No. Position Player
1 England GK Robert Green
2 France DF Mattieu Louis-Jean
3 England DF Adam Drury
4 England DF Jason Shackell
5 England DF Craig Fleming
6 England FW Darren Huckerby
8 England FW Peter Thorne
10 Wales FW Robert Earnshaw
11 Finland FW Jonatan Johansson (on loan from Charlton Athletic)
14 England FW Leon McKenzie
15 Morocco MF Youssef Safri
No. Position Player
17 England MF Andrew Hughes
18 Northern Ireland MF Paul McVeigh
20 Nigeria MF Dickson Etuhu
21 Scotland GK Paul Gallacher
22 England FW Ian Henderson
23 England FW Ryan Jarvis
24 Netherlands DF Jurgen Colin
25 England DF Rossi Jarvis
27 Republic of Ireland DF Gary Doherty
30 England GK Joe Lewis
33 Wales MF Carl Robinson

Board and staff members[edit]

Board members[edit]

Position Name Nationality
Chairman Roger Munby  England
Vice Chairman Barry Skipper  England
Joint Majority Shareholder Delia Smith  England
Joint Majority Shareholder Michael Wynn-Jones  Wales
Director Michael Foulger  England
Chief Executive Neil Doncaster  England

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Northern Ireland Nigel Worthington
Assistant manager England Doug Livermore
First team coach England Steve Foley
Goalkeeping coach England James Hollman
Youth coach England Ricky Martin
Physiotherapist England Neal Reynolds
Sports Science England Dave Carolan
Sponsorship Sales Manager Scotland Bryan Gunn

Last updated: 3 May 2006
Source: Norwich City FC

League Championship[edit]

P W D L F A GD Pts
C 1 Reading 46 31 13 2 99 32 +67 106
P 2 Sheffield United 46 26 12 8 76 46 +30 90
P 3 Watford 46 22 15 9 77 53 +24 81
  4 Preston North End 46 20 20 6 59 30 +29 80
  5 Leeds United 46 21 15 10 57 38 +19 78
  6 Crystal Palace 46 21 12 13 67 48 +19 75
  7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 16 19 11 50 42 +8 67
  8 Coventry City 46 16 15 15 62 65 -3 63
  9 Norwich City 46 18 8 20 56 65 -9 62
  10 Luton Town 46 17 10 19 66 67 -1 61
  11 Cardiff City 46 16 12 18 58 59 -1 60
  12 Southampton 46 13 19 14 49 50 -1 58
  13 Stoke City 46 17 7 22 54 63 -9 58
  14 Plymouth Argyle 46 13 17 16 39 46 -7 56
  15 Ipswich Town 46 14 14 18 53 66 -13 56
  16 Leicester City 46 13 15 18 51 59 -8 54
  17 Burnley 46 14 12 20 46 54 -8 54
  18 Hull City 46 12 16 18 49 55 -6 52
  19 Sheffield Wednesday 46 13 13 20 39 52 -13 52
  20 Derby County 46 10 20 16 53 67 -14 50
  21 Queens Park Rangers 46 12 14 20 50 65 -15 50
R 22 Crewe Alexandra 46 9 15 22 57 86 -29 42
R 23 Millwall 46 8 16 22 35 62 -27 40
R 24 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 7 17 22 39 71 -32 38

Notes[edit]

A. ^ Luton Town's Kevin Nicholls received a red card after the final whistle.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "First team Profiles". Norwich City F.C. Retrieved 2006-05-06. 

External links[edit]