Smith, who owned Norwich since 1996 with her husband, has made millions by selling recipe books. The story of a self-made woman, a former saleswoman, model and bartender, who also has a flair for the ball: she spends little, sells well and knows how to save herself …
It is the club with the lowest budget of the Premier and with the cheapest squad of the tournament, only 140 million euros in value. The big names, like Liverpool who face tomorrow, are worth only players at least 10 times as much, 1.2-1.4 billion. But Norwich FC, newly promoted after winning the Championship last season, is the only Premier club to own a woman.