TI – Simon Hart: Neil Adams’ unavailing relegation battle has let him spread wings with Canaries this season

“When you’ve got Jose Mourinho standing four feet away, you know this really is the highest challenge you can get.” Neil Adams is looking back on last spring and the experience of being thrown in at the deep end as Norwich City manager. From the outside, the youth-team coach promoted to replace Chris Hughton had a thankless task – Norwich’s final fixtures were against Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal – yet Adams saw it differently.