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Smashing Start to Norwood's Day
Tuesday, 21st Jan 2020 10:57

Blues striker James Norwood had a less than welcome start to his Tuesday morning after locking himself out of his car and being forced to smash a window so he wasn’t late for training.

"It's a big fine for being late so it was cheaper to smash a window," Norwood explained to BBC Sport having posted the ‘highlights’ of his morning on Instagram.

Outlining how he found himself outside his car with the keys inside it, which also meant he was locked out of his house, Norwood added: ”I put the battery on to defrost my window, closed the door and it locked.

"The first rock hit the window and bounced off. I’d been locked out for half an hour in minus 87 and when I tried to throw harder I couldn't feel my hands and released late and got my door, severely denting it. Third one went straight through and hit my other door."

The striker's Instagram account of the events ended with him driving to the strains of Monty Python's Always Look On the Bright Side of Life as glass lay on the passenger seat.

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TheSelkirk added 11:00 - Jan 21
Minus 87? Wow !

coolhand added 11:02 - Jan 21
Well done James for that miss, nearly as hard as the ones you miss on the pitch

Suffolkboy added 11:17 - Jan 21
I wonder how much a new window and repairs to the door will cost ,compared with PL’s fine for late arrival ?
Bad luck JN ; change the car for one where this can’t happen ?
Have a great day thinking and training ,don’t get too cold driving around with no window !!
PS Like your sense of self deprecation though !!

IpswichT62OldBoy added 11:22 - Jan 21
Not in the AA, and no spare key,, where are the teenage joy-riders when you actually need them?They get into anything in seconds.
The trick is tiny but very tense shingle, they are not lobbing ruddy great flints or breazeblocks, I am not convinced he didn't try head butting it.

trueblues78 added 11:25 - Jan 21
Too right footballers should never wear gloves 😀

JewellintheTown added 11:30 - Jan 21
Seems like he needs more target practice on and off the pitch.
At least the misses are costing him and not us this time.
PL needs to be put on an extra training session for him to be late to tomorrow then.
Make him kick rocks through the hole in his car window. That'll sharpen his skill up.

Lightningboy added 11:34 - Jan 21
Good job he didn’t get Skuse to throw the rock - it would’ve just kept getting thrown sideways.

STATMAN added 11:35 - Jan 21
Perhaps a spare key might help??
I believe it is free of charge with the new Rolls Royce!!!!

Dissboyitfc added 11:39 - Jan 21
It used to be couldn’t hit a barn door with a banjo when a striker misses the target, now it’s could hit a window with a brick! 😂😂😂
Seriously though that’s our main striker missing from close range.

Should have got a taxi and joined the AA or just smashed one of the smaller 1/4 light windows in back doors!

Made me smile 😊

Dissboyitfc added 11:46 - Jan 21
Lmao lightingboy

whymarkwhynot added 12:22 - Jan 21
Taxi for Norwood 😂

Bert added 12:27 - Jan 21
In more ways than one this is a penalty miss !

dirtydingusmagee added 12:44 - Jan 21
am I surprised ? …………….nope.

dirtydingusmagee added 12:49 - Jan 21
minus 87 , lol he IS on a different planet . Bigger goalmouths on ZOG I suspect .

BlueandTruesince82 added 12:57 - Jan 21
That James Norwood, he is a one isnt it he.

BurleysGloryDays added 13:00 - Jan 21

the next person who's late is gonna need a pretty good excuse...

Blueballs83 added 13:10 - Jan 21
A quiet week at Portman Rd then...

hampstead_blue added 14:19 - Jan 21
Can't hit a window at three feet......thinks it's -87......

Bright lad......hahahaha...I am joking before you pile in.

Tractorgirlforever added 14:23 - Jan 21
At least hes got hair to keep him a bit warmer now!

Michael101 added 14:49 - Jan 21
On a more serious note,see Sheffield Utd have signed a player from Notts forest.might leave the wolfman alone now,here's hoping😈😠😡

Carberry added 14:49 - Jan 21
Is that meant to take our minds off the fact everyone is dipping into the market except us?

richardpaul added 15:06 - Jan 21
Words fail me What a knob!!!!!

dirtydingusmagee added 15:48 - Jan 21
the clocks ticking Carberry, nobody out [ meaningful members] and nobody in ,its all gone very flat/quiet. Maybe we'll get a surprise, maybe a shock, tic toc tic toc .

dirtydingusmagee added 15:53 - Jan 21
most people would get irate HE gets an R8, Nice work if you can get it ! come on Norb's lets see you busting the net now.

Cloddyseedbed added 16:23 - Jan 21
If he'd of just rang me I'd have gone round, picked him up and took him into training, I don't think he lives that far away from me.

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