Norwich City

Alex Neil had no complaints after his ‘predictable’ Norwich City slipped to a 2-1 Premier League home defeat to Leicester City.

Dieumerci Mbokani scored his first Norwich City goal in the Canaries' 2-1 Premier League defeat to Leicester City. 
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Dieumerci Mbokani’s first Premier League goal for Norwich City was not enough to avoid a 2-1 Carrow Road defeat to Leicester City.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil is looking forward to a new challenge against Leicester City. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil has been portrayed as a Premier League poster boy for his relative youth and Scottish heritage, but the Norwich boss believes Leicester City are the real trailblazers under Claudio Ranieri.

Sebastien Bassong and Robert Huth tangle during Leicester's victory at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Michael Bailey reports from Carrow Road as Norwich City slump to a second home league defeat of the season against proficient Leicester.

Alex Neil is getting the best out of Norwich City midfielder Wes Hoolahan. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil insists Norwich City talisman Wes Hoolahan is in the best form of his life after a stunning start to the Premier League season.

Leicester City's manager Claudio Ranieri expects a strong response to a first real setback on his watch at Norwich City. Photo: Paul Harding/PA Wire.

Claudio Ranieri shares Alex Neil’s view that Leicester’s Premier League visit to Norwich City could produce fireworks.



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Norfolk-based car dealership Busseys is expanding its Peugeot dealership network beyond Norwich with the opening of a new site in Dereham.


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They hark back to turnpikes, coaching stations and the Roman Empire but many of the country’s mileposts have fallen in to disrepair or been lost.


A vehicle breakers yard has been fined and its company director given community service after it over-spilled on to land it was not allowed to use.

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Norfolk-based car dealership Busseys is expanding its Peugeot dealership network beyond Norwich with the opening of a new site in Dereham.

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Businesses across the region are falling back into a more cautious approach to growth, according to a new report.

Chinese food producer, Freshasia, is opening new manufacturing premises in Little Melton, near Norwich, thanks to support from NatWest and Lombard.
Freshasia owner Calvin Lan (front) with, left to right, George Nobbs (leader, Norfolk County Council), Nicola Barker (NatWest), Katie Whitmore (Lombard), Carl Baker (RS Baker & Sons), John Fuller (Leader of South Norfolk Council and Chairman of New Anglia LEP Food, Drink and Agriculture Sector Group) and Chris Starkie (New Anglia LEP).

Norfolk’s reputation as the inventor of the humble dumpling remains a proud moment in its culinary history.

Ellen Jolly, Breckland Council executive member for finance

A bold new scheme which aims to attract new businesses to Dereham has been given the go ahead.

The Forge pub outside Aylsham which has been sold.


A former pub on a main commuter road and town gateway is reopening as a restaurant selling traditional Thai and British food.

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It may sound like a fairy tale, but for Amie Howes her dream really has come true.

The GoGoDragons! Auction event at the Forum. Auctioneer Mike Sarson takes bids for Scorcher. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich’s GoGoDragons! raised an incredible sum of money for children’s charity Break and now the colourful clan is flying off to homes old and new.

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A little girl is “smiling again” after One Direction answered her father’s plea for help.

Actress Jennifer Ellison who is playing the Wicked Queen in the Theatre Royal panto this year.

Former Brookside star Jennifer Ellison says she is looking forward to spending her time in Norfolk as she plays the wicked queen in this year’s Norwich Theatre Royal panto.

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It was the competition that helped catapult a certain Suffolk singer to chart-topping superstardom. Now, it’s back for its 11th year.

The GoGoDragons! Auction event at the Forum. Auctioneer Mike Sarson takes bids for GoGoMosaic which went for £25,000. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

After a scorching summer full of fiery fun the GoGoDragons! said goodbye to our fine city by raising £369,500 for children’s charity Break.


Striker Sam Mulready kept up his hot streak at The Walks by bagging a brace to inspire Lynn to a deserved victory.

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Ben Youngs has urged England to give Australia a “reason to quit” when the World Cup rivals collide at Twickenham this evening.

Jake Speight, left, is no longer a King's Lynn Town player. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Gary Setchell is pleading with King’s Lynn Town’s supporters to keep believing in his drive for development.

Fakenham will be hoping to enjoy only their third victory of the season this afternoon as they prepare for FA Vase action. Picture: TONY MILES

Diss Town’s history is steeped in FA Vase tradition – but that will matter not a jot to the side they take on this afternoon.

Ryhs Logan impressed for Dereham, black and white, during their midweek win over Wroxham. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Dereham Town will be hoping to ensure their sweet September continues into October, writes Rene Kendal.

Wroxham boss Stewart Larter.

Wroxham have a bit of respite from Ryman League action this weekend as they enter the FA Trophy at the preliminary round stage, writes Adrian Gowling.

The exuberance of the West Ham players’ celebrations at salvaging a point and the level of disappointment felt by City fans as we left Upton Park tell you all you need to know about how far the club has progressed under Alex Neil, writes Robin Sainty.

Robbie Brady is congratulated after his early goal in Norwich City's 2-2 Premier League draw against West Ham. 
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So would you have taken a point before Saturday’s away trip to the team which was in third place and had already beaten Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City season?

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Norwich City host Leicester City on Saturday and we want to know who you would pick to start for the Canaries.

Norwich City legend Wes Hoolahan scores against Leicester City in March 2011 - the last time the two teams met in the league.

Leicester City are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Wes Hoolahan leads the celebrations at West Ham after his pass for Nathan Redmond's put him top of the assists charts in Europe's top five leagues. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

Norwich City writers Michael Bailey and Paddy Davitt are joined by editor Pete Raven to discuss the Canaries’ 2-2 draw at West Ham.

Steven Whittaker takes a shot at goal against West Ham after getting forward from right-back. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Seven games in and I think we now have a relatively decent barometer as to how the Canaries have adapted to Premier League football.

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