Hughton: Canaries need to remain level-headed
Boss Chris Hughton maintains it is imperative for everyone at Norwich to keep a sense of perspective as they embark upon a new era next season.
Carrow Road has enjoyed three seasons of success following back-to-back promotions under Paul Lambert and then a 12th-placed finish in the Barclays Premier League. With Lambert having now moved on to try to rebuild Aston Villa's fortunes, former Newcastle and Birmingham manager Hughton has been charged with safe-guarding the future of the Norfolk club. Hughton, 53, accepts it is not all likely to be plain sailing but is ready to meet the challenges head on and said: "It is about dampening expectations at times because we will start this season no different than how we started last season because we are playing in such a tough division. "What the likes of Wigan, West Brom and Stoke have been able to do over a few years is sustain things but I am quite sure at the beginning of every season they will have realised how tough it is going to be. You have to be on top of your game, playing well enough, and that is why managers and staff work as hard as they do - you have to be on top of everything. "We have to try to do everything we can to sustain where we are. We will keep people's feet on the ground, try not to get too carried away with good results and not get too down with difficult and poor results."