Tearing the romance out of football

Recent Work

What my army of monkeys with typewriters have churned out lately...

I Hate You All

Hey Mona! Ooo Mona! Ever since I first came to...

Story of a Match: 12/13 Spurs (A)

Daniel Swift Gibbs The visit to White Heart Lane...

Story of a Match: 12/13 QPR (H)

After last week’s horror show, it was...

Adel Gafaiti

Yes, it is true. But you might be disappointed...

Story of a Match: 12/13 Fulham (A)

Daniel Swift Gibbs 7 years ago, on a scorching...

Why the Olympian/Footballer debate is a Red Herring

There’s a certain amount of navel gazing going...

About Holtamania

Holtamania is a blog. A blog about The Norwich. Editor/writer/tweeter-in-chief is Matt, but there are a few others who write for the site now and then, and you can find out about them over on the contributors page. The point of the site is to provide stuff that you don’t find so much elsewhere. Whether it’s in depth tactics or stats, memories about Norwich in years gone by or just stupid pictures and bad jokes, it’s all welcome. We just try to be different. If you wanna write for us, or do anything with us (ooh er), just send me an email to [email protected]

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The Diary of Captain Canary

May 15, 2012 |

The Diary of Captain Canary: Part 6

Dear Diary, I haven’t been outside for a month now. The darkness in this room is like the darkness in the...

March 22, 2012 |

The Diary of Captain Canary – Part 5

Dear Diary, I’m sorry I’ve ignored you. I’d turned a corner. Some people think being a mascot is stupid,...

November 22, 2011 |

The Diary of Captain Canary – Part 4

My therapist has been telling me to write my feelings down, so I've started to write poetry. I'm afraid to sharing it with anyone else though. You're the only person I trust. So here it is. It doesn't have a name yet, but it's what I'm feeling, yeah?

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