Hoolahan back in starting eleven for PalaceWES Hoolahan was in-line for only his second Premier League start of the season after being named in Chris Hughton's team for Saturday's visit of Crystal Palace.
The Republic of Ireland international midfielder was brought into the line-up, along with Team Captain Sebastien Bassong and striker Johan Elmander.
The players to drop out were injured winger Anthony Pilkington, central midfielder Bradley Johnson and Michael Turner, whose run of starting every Premier League this campaign was brought to an end.
Josh Murphy was named on the bench, along with striker Luciano Becchio. Carlo Nash continued to deputise for Mark Bunn as a substitute.
NORWICH CITY: Ruddy; Martin, R Bennett, Bassong (c), Olsson; Fer, Howson, Redmond, Hoolahan, Elmander, Hooper. Subs: Nash (GK), Whittaker, Johnson, Turner, Garrido, Becchio, Josh Murphy.