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Jackson scores for Norwich in FA Cup action

Simeon Jackson

English Premier League appearances have been few and far between for Mississauga’s Simeon Jackson — but Canadian soccer followers can hope that his pretty lob goal in FA Cup play Saturday can jump start his season.

Jackson got the start as Norwich City went on the road to face Peterborough United. The home team is battling to stay in the Championship, sitting fourth from bottom. So, Canaries manager Chris Hughton gave the chance for some of Norwich’s depth players to show what they could do against the lower-division team.

Jackson started and rewarded his manager’s faith. He caught the defence out, running on to a long ball sent up to him, and then lobbed keeper Roberty Olejnik. The goal gave Norwich a 2-0 lead in game the Canaries went on to win 3-0.
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