Left-back James Husband joined Norwich from Middlesbrough on 11th July 2017 on a three year deal for an undisclosed fee
He was born in Leeds and came through their Academy. he moved to Doncaster Rovers and signed a two-year scholarship terms in the summer of 2010. He signed his first professional contract in November 2011, on a 2 1⁄2-year deal, after reported interest from Premier League clubs. He made his first team debut on 17 April 2012, in a 0–0 draw with Middlesbrough, coming on as a second-half substitute and his first start four days later as Doncaster beat Coventry 2–0
On 26th July 2014 he joined Middlesbrough in a deal that saw Curtis Main and £500,000 head the other way. He had made 64 appearances for Doncaster.
He joined Fulham on loan on 25th March 2015 and then repeated the deal the following season.
Husband joined Huddersfield Town on an emergency loan on 8th January 2016. He made his début as a substitute in the 2–2 draw against Reading in the FA Cup 3rd round match. He would play 12 games for the Terriers before his spell ended on 9 April 2016.
Husband made his Norwich debut in the 1-1 draw away to Fulham on the opening day of the 2017/18 season (5th August 2017). He ended the season with 21 appearances having been replaced as first choice left-back by Jamal Lewis. He started Norwich's first game of the 2018/19 season away at Birmingham but did not impress. He was then loaned to Fleetwood on 20th August 2018 until January 2019. This was then extended until the end of the 2018/19 season.