Norwich City

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

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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.

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.

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.

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