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NCFC fans queuing to get the last remaining tickets to the play-off final at Wembley. First in the queue, left to right, Matt Bennett who drove eight hours from Newquay, Cornwall, June Rudham from Norwich, David Smith from Mulbarton and Robert Gorham from Salhouse. 
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Norwich City fans were queuing outside Carrow Road again on Friday morning to get their hands on the final batch of Wembley tickets.

Norwich manager Alex Neil and first-team coach Gary Holt. 
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Sitting alongside Alex Neil in the Wembley dugout will be a man who has been through the drama of play-off final duty for Norwich City before, first-team coach Gary Holt.

Middlesbrough Manager Aitor Karanka during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
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Middlesbrough have received hundreds more tickets today for Monday’s Championship play-off final but many of their fans have had problems collecting tickets.

'Who, me?' An innocent-looking Freddie, sporting Norwich City colours.

When Matt Grimmer received a text from his wife telling him to phone home urgently, he knew something terrible must have happened.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil
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Rallying cries and motivational speeches will remain firmly on the back-burner for Norwich City manager Alex Neil ahead of his side’s Wembley battle with Middlesbrough.

Norwich City's Cameron Jerome during the Sky Bet Championship match against Middlesbrough at Carrow Road earlier this season.  Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd.

Norwich City fans will today scramble for the final few hundred tickets available for the Canaries’ Wembley showdown.

Norwich City's Steven Whiitaker gets to grips with England's Theo Walcott while on duty for Scotland in a friendly at Wembley in October 2013. Picture: PA

Wembley will not be unfamiliar ground for all of Norwich City’s players on Monday.

Reporter Dan Grimmer with the yellow and green Norwich City lunch box. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

After a couple of hours crammed in a car or coach heading down to Wembley, the thoughts of Norwich City fans will inevitably turn to their stomachs.

Middlesbrough striker Patrick Bamford. Picture: PA

Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka is sweating on the fitness of two key players ahead of their Championship play-off final showdown against Norwich City.

Simon Francis of Bournemouth and Josh Murphy of Norwich in action during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
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Realising a boyhood dream is within touching distance for Norwich City youngster Josh Murphy – who grew up living close to Wembley.

Abellio Greater Anglia train. 
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Rail unions have called off a train strike planned for Bank Holiday Monday - the day of Norwich’s Wembley play-off final.

Norwich City Football Club head of retail Steve Balmer-Walters with some of the special Championship play-off final merchandise the club are selling. Photo : Steve Adams

Fans following their beloved Norwich City all the way to Wembley for the Championship play-off final on Monday can now look even more like their heroes by wearing the same jersey the players will wear.

Norwich City fans in the queues for the last chance Wembley tickets yesterday <wed>. First in the queue, Sam Harris, 16, p and his dad Harry get their tickets. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

They came, they queued, they tapped away at their computer, tablet or mobile phone and in just a little over two hours all remaining tickets for Norwich City’s first trip to Wembley in 30 years were gone.

Ipswich Town striker Noel Hunt. Picture: Pagepix Ltd

Ipswich Town striker Noel Hunt has revealed how he almost came to blows with a Norwich City fan during the pitch invasion after the Canaries’ 3-1 win.

Iwan Roberts is comforted at the end of the 2002 play-off final.

Even if Norwich City lose on Monday, they look set to land a £2m pay-day.

Charles Sanders. Photo: Karen Bethell

Organising the club coaches has been a huge task for Charles Sanders, managing director of Sanders Coaches.

Norwich City boss Alex Neil has handled the greater scrutiny at Carrow Road since moving from Hamilton. Picture: EADT

Alex Neil insists he has nothing more to prove after guiding Norwich City to within sight of a Premier League return ahead of next week’s Championship play-off final against Middlesbrough at Wembley.

Josh Murphy and his twin Jacob have made great strides this season for Norwich City development chief Paul Wilkinson. 

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Norwich City’s development coach Paul Wilkinson is backing the likes of Josh and Jacob Murphy to press their first team claims next season after Jacob’s brace salvaged a 2-2 draw in Wednesday’s league finale against Chelsea’s Under-21s.

Norwich City midfielder Gary O'Neil was red-carded for hauling down Derby's Johnny Russell in last season's Championship play-off final. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Gary O’Neil aims to be Norwich City’s lucky charm in next week’s Championship play-off final against old club Middlesbrough at Wembley.

Former Norwich City footballer, Shaun Elliott, front, thanks the paramedics who helped him after he had a heart problem at his home at Poringland. From left, Jane Cossey, qualified student paramedic; Dave Smith, paramedic; and Jennifer Wicklund, student paramedic. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A former Norwich City footballer has been reunited with the ambulance staff who saved his life after he suffered a blood clot.

Middlesbrough's Jonathan Woodgate aims to plot a Premier League return at Norwich's expense. Photo: Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

Former Real Madrid and England international defender Jonathan Woodgate is desperate for a winning swansong, by helping Middlesbrough beat Norwich in Monday’s Championship play-off final.

The queue for play-off final tickets on Wednesday afternoon.

Norwich City Football Club has secured a few hundred extra tickets for Monday’s all-important Championship play-off final at Wembley.

The queue for play-off final tickets on Wednesday afternoon

Fans desperate to secure a ticket for Norwich City’s big day at Wembley started queuing from 3am this morning.

Jacob Murphy scored a stunning opening goal in Norwich City's development league finale against Chelsea's Under-21s at Carrow Road on Wednesday. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Jacob Murphy’s brace pegged back 10-man Chelsea’s Under-21s as Norwich City’s development squad finished their campaign with a 2-2 draw at Carrow Road on Wednesday afternoon.

Middlesbrough's Daniel Ayala (right) and Ben Gibson celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich. Photo: Stephen Pond/PA Wire

Middlesbrough secured additional tickets on Wednesday for Monday’s Wembley showdown with Norwich City.

A planned 24-hour rail strike from 5pm on Bank Holiday Monday could disrupt fans travel arrangements. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY.

Talks aimed at averting a rail strike on the day of the play-off final entered their third day on Wednesday.

Sebastien Bassong of Norwich City celebrates his side's goal during the 1-1 draw at Rotherham in April. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Frozen out at the start of the season, Sebastien Bassong has emerged as Norwich City’s rock at the back. David Freezer looks at how the defender turned his career around at Carrow Road

Nathan Redmond has been named in the provisional England Under-21 squad for this summer's European Championship finals. 
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Norwich City midfielder Nathan Redmond has been included in a provisional 27-man England Under-21 squad for this summer’s European Championship finals in the Czech Republic.

Tyrone Mings in action for Town.

A 17-year-old Norwich fan has admitted abusing Ipswich’s Tyrone Mings after police were called by a television viewer 180 miles away.

Emma Corlett. Photo: Steve Adams

Norwich City has been congratulated and wished success at Wembley by councillors on Norfolk County Council. Well almost all of them...

Norwich City Football Club has confirmed there will be no general sale of tickets for the Wembley play-off clash with Middlesbrough. Pic: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

While thousands of supporters have secured their Wembley tickets and will be desperately trying to bag further tickets today, some fans have not been happy with the process.

Nathan Redmond of Norwich celebrates scoring the goal against Ipswich Town which set the Canaries on the way to Wembley. 
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The last Norwich City tickets for the Wembley play-off showdown are expected to be snapped up within a few hours tonight, with a final sale set to spark a scramble by supporters.

Harry Toffolo in action for Swindon Town earlier this season. Picture: Dave Evans/Swindon Advertiser

The coming Bank Holiday weekend could prove to be rather memorable for Norwich City youngster Harry Toffolo.

Norwich manager Alex Neil took his squad to visit Wembley on Monday. 
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Alex Neil and Norwich City’s first team squad have visited Wembley as part of the Scot’s meticulous planning for next week’s Championship play-off final against Middlesbrough.

Thousands of fans have already booked places on coaches and minibuses going to the play-off final.

Norwich City football club has announced that it has filled all 120 of the official club coaches which will leave County Hall to ferry fans to Wembley.

The clock is ticking on the final chance for supporters to buy tickets to Wembley. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd.

Norwich City fans desperate to get a ticket for next week’s Wembley play-off semi-final showdown have been handed another chance to get a seat - by buying a priority membership for next season.

Norwich City fans have been urged not to post pictures of their Wembley tickets on social media. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich City supporters lucky enough to have secured tickets to Wembley have been urged not to publish photographs of them on social media - as it could leave them open to fraud.

Wes Hoolahan celebrates giving Norwich City the lead. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City writers Michael Bailey, Paddy Davitt and Gavin Caney are joined by PinkUn.com editor Pete Raven to discuss Norwich City’s Championship play-off semi-final victory over Ipswich Town.

Norwich City V Ipswich Town derby play-off at Carrow Road. Norwich City fans invade the pitch at full time. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Carrow Road bosses have confirmed there will be no general sale at all of Wembley play-off tickets to Norwich City fans who are not season ticket holders, away season ticket holders priority club members or shareholder members.

Thousands of fans have already booked places on coaches and minibuses going to the play-off final.

Transport providers have reported strong demand for vehicles to take fans to Monday’s play-off final.

Norwich City's Cameron Jerome during the Sky Bet Championship match against Middlesbrough at Carrow Road earlier this season.  Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd.

Wembley Stadium bosses have apologised to Norwich City’s rivals in the Championship Play-Off Final, after spelling the club’s name incorrectly on their tickets.

Norwich City slipped to a 1-0 Championship defeat against Middlesbrough last month. 
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Norwich City’s Premier League quest is the only motivation Alex Neil needs to set the record straight with Middlesbrough.

Wembley Stadium.

Police have revealed today that Norwich City fans will be able to drink in pubs to the east of Wembley stadium before Monday’s play-off final.

Dale Patterson, with his daughter Maisie. He was the first Norwich City fan to get a ticket for the Wembley play-off final, despite being on a rig in the North Sea. Pic: Submitted.

The first Canaries fan to secure a Wembley seat did so from a rig in the North Sea.

Norwich manager Alex Neil will lead out his club for a first trip to the new Wembley against Middlesbrough on Bank Holiday Monday. 
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Norwich City chief executive David McNally wants Canaries’ supporters to savour a landmark Wembley play-off final – and let him worry about the financial implications from the self-styled richest match in football.

A planned 24-hour rail strike from 5pm on Bank Holiday Monday could disrupt fans travel arrangements. 
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Thousands of Norwich City fans are waiting to hear the outcome of talks about a planned rail strike which could disrupt their trip to Wembley.

Norwich City V Ipswich Town derby play-off at Carrow Road. Norwich City CEO David McNally. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Demand for Norwich City’s Wembley play-off final showdown has been so high that Carrow Road chief executive David McNally says the club could have sold 60,000 tickets - had supply been unlimited.

Norwich manager Alex Neil has exceeded expectations since his arrvial for chief executive David McNally 
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Norwich City’s Championship promotion bid is in secure hands with Alex Neil, insists chief executive David McNally.

One of the country’s most experienced officials will take charge of the shoot-out for promotion between Norwich City and Middlesbrough.

Contrasting emotions in the Jarrold stand as the home fans celebrate their side's first goal. 
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Norwich City fans celebrated in style as they watched their side knock Ipswich Town out of the Championship play-offs.

Wes Hoolahan and Jonny Howson celebrate Norwich City's first goal in Saturday's 3-1 Championship play-off semi-final, second leg win against Ipswich. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd.

Norwich City retained the bragging rights with the most delicious of derby victories, but they should thank their bitter enemies for the perfect Wembley preparations.

Fans have been snapping up Wembley tickets. This picture shows the vouchers for the Wembley tickets, which will be posted out later this week. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich supporters were still queuing at Carrow Road in numbers today to get their hands on the remaining tickets for the play-off final at Wembley.

Norwich City fans queue at the ground's ticket office to book their tickets for the play-off final. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich City fans heading to Wembley on Monday to watch the play-off final against Middlesbrough will benefit from extra trains, but services will stop before Liverpool Street.

Christophe Berra handles Nathan Redmond's shot on the line and is sent off by referee Anthony Taylor. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The national newspapers’ views on Norwich City’s 3-1 play-off victory over Ipswich Town.

Norwich City captain Russell Martin and fellow defender Steven Whittaker have been named in the Scotland squad for upcoming games. 
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Norwich City duo Russell Martin and Steven Whittaker have been included in the Scotland squad for upcoming games against Qatar and a Euro2016 qualifier against the Republic of Ireland that could pitch them up against Canaries’ team mate Wes Hoolahan.

Wes Hoolahan celebrates giving Norwich City the lead. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Re-live the best moments from the biggest East Anglian derby of all time as Norwich City brushed aside Ipswich Town to reach the Championship play-off final.

The pitch invasion at Carrow Road after Norwich City's 3-1 play-off semi-final victory over Ipswich Town.

Ipswich Town fans have sent photos and videos to Norfolk Police of Norwich City supporters who ran onto the pitch on Saturday following the Canaries’ famous victory over their East Anglian rivals - but many Town fans have criticised the reaction.

Nathan Redmond was inspirational in the second-half of Norwich City's Championship play-off semi-final, second leg 3-1 win against Ipswich. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil challenged Nathan Redmond to step up and prove his class to bolster Norwich City’s Championship promotion bid.

Ipswich defender Christophe Berra is red-carded after handling Nathan Redmond's shot to concede a penalty to Norwich City in the Canaries' 3-1 Championship play-off semi-final, second leg win. 
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Greed is good in Alex Neil’s book, as the Norwich City boss strives to top an East Anglian play-off success by reaching the Premier League at Wembley.

Norwich manager Alex Neil celebrates Cameron Jerome's goal which sealed a Wembley date against Middlesbrough. 
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Alex Neil insists Norwich City will not head to Wembley as tourists as they look to clinch a Premier League place at the expense of play-off final rivals Middlesbrough.

Norwich City fans could find it tough to get back from Wembley if a rail strike goes ahead. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich City fans have been warned that rail services may be at a “standstill” following next Monday’s play-off final at Wembley - because of a national strike over pay.

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