The shark which was seen circling the waters of Diss Mere.

First it was rampaging geese, then a “monstrous” 100lb catfish – now, it seems, there has been a new creature menacing the locals around Diss Mere.

Norwich City

John Ruddy has revealed the burning desire to prove they belong in the Premier League is what drives Norwich City’s squad.

Steven Whittaker lashes home Norwich City's second in a 3-1 Premier League win at Sunderland. 
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Alex Neil serenely dealt with the fall-out from Lewis Grabban’s wobble at Rotherham but it’s Southampton counterpart Ronald Koeman who appears to have more cause for concern ahead of Norwich City’s Premier League trip.

Alex Neil has run the rule over Wolves' Benik Afobe.

Alex Neil is enjoying the cut and thrust of the final days of Norwich City’s summer-long transfer quest.

Congo's Dieumerci Mbokani in an African Cup of Nations match. Picture: AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell

Congolese striker Dieumerci Mbokani is reportedly flying to England to seal a season-loan loan to Norwich City.

Norwich City keeper John Ruddy still harbours England ambitions. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

John Ruddy insists he can force his way back into the England squad if he shines for Norwich City in the Premier League.

Norwich City defender Steven Whittaker 's goal at Sunderland helped equal a club-record 12 games unbeaten on the spin away from home. 
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Norwich City go in search of a club record at St Mary’s on Sunday that Alex Neil insists is a testament to his players rather than his methods.



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