Hooper strike gives Norwich point vs Swansea

??Gary Hooper scored a superb 25-yard effort to earn Norwich a

1-1 draw Sunday in its Premier League match against Swansea at

Carrow Road, where Nathan Dyer looked to have sustained a serious

ankle injury after earlier putting the visitors in front.

??Former Celtic striker Hooper lashed home after collecting a

knockdown on his chest in first-half stoppage time.

??Dyer had capitalized on some poor defending from Norwich

captain Sebastien Bassong to put the Welsh side ahead in the


??However, the midfielder was stretchered off before halftime

after falling on his ankle in a challenge with Bassong, with the

club reporting a suspected fracture.

??Norwich saw a second-half header from Michael Turner hit the

crossbar, before Swansea goalkeeper Michael Vorm saved well at

point-blank range from Hooper.