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Last Updated: Saturday, 10 November 2007, 17:32 GMT
Plymouth 3-0 Norwich
Lee Martin, Paul Connolly and David Norris scored to hand Plymouth a first win in four games and take bottom side Norwich's winless run to 12 outings.

Martin was a constant menace and he broke the deadlock with a spectacular overhead kick after 26 minutes.

Martin crossed for Connolly to head in from six yards and Norris slotted home after Sylvan Ebanks-Blake set him up.

Darel Russell's 20-yarder came off the bar while Jamie Cureton almost grabbed a late consolation as he hit the post.


  • Plymouth manager Ian Holloway:
    "I thought we played some fantastic football out there - especially in the first half.

    "I would like to know when a side here at Plymouth has ever played that well.

    "I think today, unlike last week when we lost 2-1 to Sheffield Wednesday, we got our rewards. That's much more like it. That's what I expect from a Plymouth Argyle team.

    "I could not fault one player really. I thought all three goals were excellent, superb, and it was lovely for Paul Connolly to get his first ever goal. I was asking him at half-time when he was going to score - and didn't he do well?"

  • Norwich manager Glenn Roeder:
    "Often you learn more about your players in defeat.

    "We have just had a couple of defeats, Watford at home and here now. I have got a clear picture of what I have inherited and the job in hand. I am a very positive person - and I believe I will turn it around.

    "I have been trying to add to squad and have only added Martin Taylor - and unfortunately he's picked up a groin injury, which is the last thing we could do with.

    "It's too early to say how long. But if there was a game next Saturday, he wouldn't be fit - so we might be lucky that we have an international break."


    Plymouth: Larrieu, Connolly, Timar, Seip, Hodges (Gosling 86), Martin, Norris, Nalis (Abdou 83), Halmosi, Ebanks-Blake, Hayles (Easter 67).
    Subs Not Used: Doumbe, Fallon.

    Booked: Timar.

    Goals: Martin 26, Connolly 47, Norris 49.

    Norwich: Marshall, Otsemobor, Taylor (Brellier 34), Shackell, Lappin, Croft (Strihavka 79), Russell, Spillane, Murray, Martin (Brown 46), Cureton.
    Subs Not Used: Gilks, Smith.

    Booked: Russell, Shackell, Brellier.

    Att: 11,222

    Ref: Darren Drysdale (Lincolnshire).



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