Norwich City have spent the past five years bouncing up and down between the Premier League, and the Championship without establishing a permanent spot in either.
They always seem too good for the second tier when they drop, as is being evidenced at the moment with the Canaries sitting gleefully in second place and on a good run of form.
However this is contrasted by their struggles to stay in the Premier League.
After it seemed as if they were finally starting to seal a regular spot in the top tier’s mid-table with 12th and 11th place finishes in 2012 and 2013 respectively, they succumbed to relegation in the 2013/14 season.
This was met by an immediate re-promotion – albeit via the play-offs – and a subsequent relegation once again the following year.
Norwich will be desperate to shrug off the “yo-yo” club connotations surrounding the club but need to win promotion again first before doing so.
A number of below-par signings have plagued Norwich in recent years and here are THREE of the worst during this time period…