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Norwich City chairman Alan Bowkett celebrates with the Championship play-off trophy. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

Canaries chairman Alan Bowkett was in the thick of the celebrations on the pitch after City’s Wembley victory but there was one player in particular he made a beeline for, striker Cameron Jerome.

Norwich City's first-team coach Gary Holt celebrates at Wembley. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

One of the widest smiles amongst the Norwich City celebrations at Wembley was that of first-team coach Gary Holt – who savoured exorcising some demons from his playing career.

Alex Tettey celebrates promotion with a little jig. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Leading the celebrations on the Wembley pitch with some excited dancing was ever popular Canaries midfielder Alex Tettey.

Graham Dorrans of Norwich during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium, London. 
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Norwich City have moved quickly to make their first signing of the summer, completing the permanent signing of loan midfielder Graham Dorrans from West Brom.

Luciano Becchio of Norwich City in action in the Capital One Cup against Crawley Town at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
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Argentinian striker Luciano Becchio is one of six players Norwich City have this evening confirmed will be leaving the club this summer.

Norwich City fans can have their photo taken with the play-off trophy at City Hall on Thursday.

Norwich City fans are being given the chance to share a slice of the club’s history by being photographed with the play-off trophy.

Delia Smith applauds the Norwich City fans with a jubilant Gary Holt in the background. Picture: Simon Finlay

Our team of photographers captured the best images from Norwich City’s 2-0 Championship play-off final win over Middlesbrough.

Javier Garrido.

Left-back Javier Garrido has announced on Twitter that he is leaving Norwich City.

Celebrations outside City Hall in 2011 to mark Norwich City's promotion to the Premier League. Picture: Antony Kelly

There will be no civic parade for the triumphant Norwich City play-off winning side, after it proved impossible to organise it before players jetted off on holiday and international duty.

Norwich City celebrate promotion to the Premier League. Picture: Matthew Usher

With the Canaries having soared back into the top flight of English football following a thrilling win at Wembley it is not just Norwich City supporters who will be chirpy.

Norwich City players celebrate play-off victory at Wembley. 
Picture: Simon Finlay

What did you think of Norwich City’s performance against Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final? Let us know by rating the players out of 10 at www.pinkun.com/rate-the-players

Graham Dorrans could become Norwich City's first summer signing. 
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David McNally is quick to dispel the notion the Canaries’ thrilling Championship play-off final win against Middlesbrough at Wembley puts then at a disadvantage for their latest crack at the Premier League.

Norwich chief executive David McNally raises the Championship play-off final trophy aloft at Wembley. 
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Norwich City will draw heavily on the bitter experience of the Canaries’ previous relegation from the Premier League to avoid a similar fate.

Alex Tettey celebrates play-off victory. Picture: Matthew Usher

The national newspapers’ views on Norwich City’s 2-0 play-off final victory over Middlesbrough at Wembley.

Sebastien Bassong celebrates with the play-off trophy. 
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Sebastien Bassong admits his part in Norwich City’s Wembley heroics helped crown a remarkable personal renaissance at Carrow Road.

Russell Martin with the trophy at the end of the Championship play-off final at Wembley Stadium. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Living the dream – it’s a phrase that gets trotted out a lot. But Russell Martin breathed every moment of it at Wembley, leading Norwich City out before kick-off – and then up the steps in glory at full-time.

Steven Whittaker of Norwich and Lee Tomlin of Middlesbrough in action during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium, London. 
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Returning to the Premier League has not been easy for Norwich City but full-back Steven Whittaker never stopped believing that promotion was achievable this season.

Norwich City's Cameron Jerome (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Top scorer Cameron Jerome was full of praise for the style in which Norwch City managed to put Middlesbrough to the sword at Wembley.

Alex Neil and his staff celebrate promotion to the Premier League. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

What happens next? It’s such a wonderful question to deal with when the answer to ‘what happened yesterday?’ is so beautiful.

Norwich City boss Alex Neil salutes the fans at Wembley after guiding the Canaries to the Premier League. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The one downside to Norwich City’s Championship promotion success is the secret is now out about Alex Neil.

Rodney Wright, owner of Ludham butchers and a massive NCFC fan.
One of his old Norwich City FC shirts is being flown from the tower at Ludham church.

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The Canaries’ colours are flying high above one Norfolk village in tribute to the team’s Premier League victory.

Alex Neil insisted Norwich City's Wembley triumph was a team effort. 
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Alex Neil insists Norwich City will surprise plenty in the Premier League after sealing an instant top-flight return.

Nathan Redmond of Norwich celebrates scoring his sides 2nd goal during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium, London
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Wembley and Nathan Redmond, with a dash of Wes Hoolahan – it was a mouthwatering prospect before events at Wembley unfolded, and a joyous spectacle for every Norwich City fan while it did.

There will be no civic parade following Norwich City's play-off victory. Picture: Matthew Usher.

There will be no civic parade for the triumphant Norwich City play-off winning side, Carrow Road chief executive David McNally has confirmed.

Nathan Redmond hangs on to the trophy following Norwich City's Sky Bet Championship play-off final success at Wembley Stadium. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Michael Bailey reports from Wembley Stadium on one of the greatest days in Norwich City’s history – where victory over Middlesbrough sent the Canaries back to the Premier League in the best way possible.

Action from the Championship playoff final between Norwich City and Middlesborough - Norwich City celebrate getting to the Premiership - Alex Neil salutes the fans. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Alex Neil joked he hoped the Premier League would let him continue as Norwich City boss as he works his way to his full Uefa Pro-Licence qualification.

Russell Martin with the trophy at the end of the Championship Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Re-live the best moments from Norwich City’s 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final at Wembley.

Norwich Manager Alex Neil and Norwich First Team Coach Gary Holt during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium, London
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After all that angst and hardship came the sweetest ecstasy on surely one of the proudest days in the illustrious history of Norwich City.

Nathan Redmond of Norwich scores his sides 2nd goal during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium, London
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The Canaries are going up! But why did they triumph at Wembley – other than the fact they scored twice and Middlesbrough failed to find the net? Sports reporter Gavin Caney gives his opinion on what key battles, moments and performances swung the shoot-out for promotion firmly in Norwich City’s favour yesterday afternoon.

The Norwich fans celebrate victory at the end of the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final at Wembley Stadium, London
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Around 40,000 Norwich fans headed to Wembley on Monday to watch the Canaries get promoted.

Norwich City velebrate victory in the Championship play-off final. Picture: Simon Finlay

It’s the morning after the victorious day before for Norwich City fans as they celebrate a return to the Premier League.

NCFC fans watching the play-ff final at the Top of the Terrace at Carrow Road.
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Outside the streets may have been deserted but not all of Norwich had made it down to Wembley for the day.

Fans in Brisbane watched the playoff final.

It wasn’t just fans in the city watching the playoff final between Norwich City and Middlesborough.

NCFC v Middlesbrough play off at Wembley. First goal and celebration.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Our photographers captured all the magic from Wembley on the day the Canaries returned to the Premier League.

Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka aims to finish the job he has started at the Riverside. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Aitor Karanka defended Middlesbrough’s bizarre late Wembley arrival and insisted it had no bearing on Norwich City’s play-off final win.

Action from the Championship playoff final between Norwich City and Middlesborough - Norwich City celebrate getting to the Premiership - Delia Smith with the trophy. Picture: Matthew Usher.

It may have been said with a smile – but the sentiment was heartfelt all the same.

Alex Neil secured his second consecutive promotion in 12 months by leading Norwich City back to the Premier League .
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Alex Neil is not bothered if Norwich City’s Championship promotion success means he has finally proved the doubters wrong.

Coaches at Wembley stadium. Photo: Sanders Coaches

Rarely can people stuck behind thousands of others in a half mile-long queue for the bus have been so good-natured and cheerful.

NCFC fans return to Norwich Station from the play-off final at Wembley.
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Chants of “we are Premier League” reverberated around Norwich City Train Station as fans returned home from Wembley.

Norwich City players and staff celebrate as captain Russell Martin (centre) holds the play-off trophy aloft during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Final at Wembley. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

The Canaries have beaten Middlesbrough 2:0 in the play-off final to secure a place in the Premier League next season. All the reaction from the day is here.

Norwich City players savour a Championship play-off final win against Middlesbrough at Wembley. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil plans to savour Norwich City’s Championship play-off final 2-0 win over Middlesbrough at Wembley before plotting the club’s Premier League assault.

Nathan Redmond rifled Norwich 2-0 up in the first half of their Championship play-off final against Middlesbrough on Monday. 
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Norwich City surged back to the Premier League at the first time of asking after a magnificent 2-0 Championship play-off final win over Middlesbrough at Wembley.

NCFC v Middlesborough playoff at Wembley. Fans arrive early for the match. Laura Scholey and Rob Reeve.
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Norwich City fans have started at arrive at Wembley, hours before the play off final against Middlesbrough kicks off.

NCFC fans at County Hall to get on coaches to the Wembley play-off final. 
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A good-natured queue of Norwich fans waiting to board some of the 120 coaches departing from County Hall snaked back for half a mile this morning.

NCFC fans leaving Norwich Station to the Wembley play-off final. 
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Norwich Station was a sea of yellow and green as hundreds of fans set off by rail to see their team take on Middlesbrough in the play off final at Wembley.

Norwich manager Alex Neil will let City's top brass worry about the financial figures around Monday's play-off final against Middlesbrough/ 
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Norwich City Alex Neil insists the massive financial windfall at stake in Monday’s Championship play-off final against Middlesbrough does not enter the equation.

Middlesbrough Manager Aitor Karanka learned his trade at Real Madrid under Jose Mourinho. 
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Alex Neil is confident he can win the tactical battle against Aitor Karanka at Wembley.

Gary ONeil knows what it takes to win a Wembley play-off final. 
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Alex Neil craved normality in the midst of the madness that surrounded the build-up to Norwich City’s Wembley preparations.

Lee Payne with his father's shirt which he will wear to Wembley. Pic: Submitted by Lee Payne.

A Norwich City fan whose father died last year will be travelling to Wembley today proudly wearing his “brilliant” dad’s Canaries shirt, so the two of them can cheer on their beloved team together.

The NCFC banner and flag at Norwich City Hall ahead of the Wembley play-off final.
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Today is the day that a near 40,000-strong green and yellow army will march on Wembley in the hope of seeing the Canaries make an instant return to English football’s top flight.

Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka is demanding total focus from the Teessiders. Photo: John Walton/PA Wire.

Aitor Karanka admitted leading Middlesbrough to Wembley is beyond his wildest dreams ahead of Monday’s Championship play-off final against Norwich City.

Norwich City's play-off semi-final success against Ipswich will stand the Canaries in good stead for Wembley. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City’s East Anglian play-off semi-final saga against Ipswich was the perfect preparation for Wembley, according to Alex Neil.

Wembley Stadium. Photo: Stephen Pond/PA Wire

A talented teenager who has had to come to terms with losing his father this year has been given a lift after it was revealed he will be Norwich City’s mascot at Wembley.

A general view of Wembley Stadium. Photo credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Norwich City’s chief executive David McNally has warned any “so called fans” selling tickets for Monday’s play-off final showdown at Wembley will be banned from Carrow Road.

Former Norwich City midfielder Andrew Surman celebrates with Bournemouth team-mates Callum Wilson (2nd right) and Matt Richie (right), plus a fan, on their way to the Championship title.

Andrew Surman is bathing in promotion glory this summer – now he hopes his former club will join Bournemouth in the Premier League next season.

Lewis Grabban is fit and available for Norwich City's Championship play-off final at Wembley. 
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Lewis Grabban is ready to be unleashed on Middlesbrough if Alex Neil decides the striker can damage the Teessiders at Wembley.

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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It was another long and anxious wait for many Norwich City fans as they queued, phoned, and kept refreshing their internet as part a last-minute scramble to get their hands on the final batch of Wembley tickets.

NCFC fan Andrew Spinks will be flying in from Dubai for the play-off final

Thousands of Canaries have been getting in a flap about how to get to Wembley.

NCFC play-off press conference. Alex Tettey. 
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Alex Tettey has played in some of Europe’s most famous stadiums, in both club and international football, but Monday’s play-off final will be the biggest occasion of the midfielder’s career so far.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil was in relaxed mood at Colney on Friday afternoon. 
Picture: Antony Kelly

Alex Neil’s body language conveyed no trace of any stress as the countdown to the biggest moment in his managerial career enters the final phase.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil was in the spotlight at Colney on Friday afternoon. 
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Revenge is not a word in Alex Neil’s vocabulary ahead of Norwich City’s third meeting of the season against Middlesbrough in Monday’s Wembley play-off final shoot-out.

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