On a much deeper level Norwich City’s Championship capitulation told us more about the mindset of the players than the club’s promotion prospects.

Play-off hopes were not going to hinge on overcoming a Burnley who, in thought and deed, have been a step ahead of the rest this season under the impressively-assured Vincent Kompany.

Assisted it must be said by Craig Bellamy, who for all his previous connections to the Canaries, appeared to escape detection on a rare return to Norfolk bar some pleasantries exchanged with home fans in the vicinity of the away dug out.

How this collective could do with some of the snarling, niggly will-to-win that was part of Bellamy’s make up on the pitch.

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