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Ruddy makes Stevenage pay penalty
Published : 20 Jul 2010 22:00:42
Summer signing John Ruddy produced a fine second-half penalty save to earn Norwich a goalless draw in their pre-season friendly at Football League new-boys Stevenage.Ruddy, who has joined from Everton, dived to his right to keep out Scott Laird's 54th-minute spot-kick after defender Zak Whitbread had tripped Charlie Griffin.Substitute keeper Jed Steer also made two excellent saves after replacing Ruddy on the hour to ensure his side of a clean sheet.Simeon Jackson twice came close to marking his first appearance for City with a goal but was denied by Stevenage goalkeeper Chris Day on both occasions while acting captain Michael Nelson also went close in the first half.