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Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is ready for the tension of a Championship play-off semi-final against Norwich. Picture: Pagepix Ltd.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy is not bothered if the Blues are written off ahead of their Championship play-off semi-final tussles against East Anglian rivals Norwich City.

Nathan Redmond and Bradley Johnson were prominent figures in Norwich City's 4-2 Championship win against Fulham. 
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Bathed in sunshine Carrow Road was the backdrop to a carnival on a landmark occasion against Fulham. The next time Norwich City’s players and fans reconvene it will be a seething cauldron.

Norwich manager Alex Neil is looking forward to pitting his wits against Ipswich. 
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Alex Neil vowed Norwich City will be ready for the biggest duel in East Anglian derby history when they face Ipswich in the opening leg of their Championship play-off semi-final.

Elliott Bennett impressed at right-back in Norwich City's 4-2 Championship win over Fulham. 
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Alex Neil was adamant Norwich City’s 4-2 league stroll against Fulham proved a worthwhile exercise in his play-off preparations.

Nathan Redmond scored one and had two assists in Norwich City's 4-2 Championship win over Fulham. 
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Alex Neil felt the footballing fates would conspire to thrust Norwich City and Ipswich together in a heavyweight Championship play-off showdown.

Bradley Johnson celebrates scoring Norwich City's fourth goal against Fulham on Saturday. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

It was one of the least surprising awards of the Championship campaign – but also among the most deserving. Bradley Johnson collected the Barry Butler Trophy with his name etched alongside a host of Norwich City legends, as the club’s player of the season – and then duly proved why.

Freddie Sears applauds the Ipswich Town fans at Ewood Park.

It has been a curious season for Ipswich Town – from lukewarm beginnings to dreaming of automatic promotion, and then sliding down again but clinging on to that final play-off berth thanks to a truly epic blow-up from often-leaders Derby.

Bradley Johnson gets a knowing celebration from Elliott Bennett, after scoring Norwich City's opening goal against Fulham at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Michael Bailey reports from Carrow Road as Bradley Johnson’s hat-trick – of sorts – signs off the regular season, and ultimately tees up a mouthwatering play-off semi-final with arch rivals Ipswich Town.

Excited football lovers queued up this morning in anticipation of getting the chance to see Norwich City play Ipswich in a bid to get the promotion spot in the premier league.

Norwich fans now know they will be playing Ipswich in the play-offs.

Norwich City will be playing arch East Anglian rivals Ipswich in the play-offs, it has been confirmed.

Bradley Johnson was presented with his Norwich City player-of-the-year award before the game. 
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Alex Neil insists Norwich City’s Championship play-off semi-final against arch rivals Ipswich could be the biggest in the history of East Anglian derby battles after the Canaries’ swept aside Fulham 4-2 to finish third in the final standings.

Norwich City's newly-crowned player-of-the-year Bradley Johnson opens the scoring in a 4-2 Championship win over Fulham, which set up a play-off semi-final against Ipswich. 
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Norwich City will play East Anglian rivals Ipswich in a titanic Championship play-off semi-final duel after the Canaries lifted their Fulham curse to finish third in the final table.

Norwich manager Alex Neil wants to serve up a positive display against Fulham for the home fans. 
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The disappointment cut deep after Norwich City missed out on the Championship’s top two but Alex Neil is confident the Canaries are ready to embark on a new front in their Premier League bid.

Norwich City midfielder Nathan Redmond knows the pain of play-off football. 
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Nathan Redmond is determined to avoid fresh Championship play-off heartbreak with Norwich City this season.

Norwich City boss Alex Neil has declared the fallout from Lewis Grabban's Rotherham red card is now over. 
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Alex Neil is convinced Norwich City have the firepower to cope without Lewis Grabban for the start of their Championship play-off quest.

Steve Foley as Norwich City first team coach back in 2004, shares a camera with Academy product Ian Henderson.

In the latest edition of Mustard TV’s Norwich City show Three Up Front, the panel look back at the Championship promotion picture and where it leaves Norwich City…

NCFC legend Ken Brown. His home was targetted by thieves. Photo: Bill Smith

Thieves have targeted the home of a former Norwich City manager and stolen his precious medals.

Alex Neil will take no risks with the fitness of Norwich City Alex Tettey. 
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Alex Neil will take no risks with any of his Norwich City squad, but the Scot promises there will be no slacking off ahead of Saturday’s Championship finale against Fulham.

Norwich City players take part in a one minute's silence in memory of those who lost their lives at the fire at Valley Parade 30 years ago before the game at Rotherham. 
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Norwich City face Fulham at Carrow Road on Saturday and we want to know who you would pick to start for the Canaries.

Compete against Carrow Road legends Jeremy Goss, Iwan Roberts and Darren Eadie in Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw

Saturday’s opponents Fulham 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.

Norwich City keeper John Ruddy is in no doubt Alex Neil is destined for the top. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil is destined for the very top, believes Norwich City keeper John Ruddy.

Norwich City chief executive David McNally is backing Alex Neil's squad in the Championship play-offs. 

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Norwich City chief executive David McNally insists the Canaries are ready for the rollercoaster ride of the Championship play-offs.

Norwich City boss Alex Neil and midfielder Tony Andreu were part of Hamilton squad that earned promotion via the Scottish play-offs 12 months ago. Picture: SNS Group

Alex Neil is tipped to guide Norwich City through the play-off maze to the Premier League by the man who succeeded him at Hamilton, Martin Canning.

Norwich City goalkeeping coach Dean Kiely is no stranger to play-off drama. Picture: Antony Kelly

Norwich City goalkeeping coach Dean Kiely insists play-off pressure can bring the best out of the Canaries.

Oscar Gobern of Huddersfield Town and Tony Andreu of Norwich in action during the Sky Bet Championship match at the John Smiths Stadium, Huddersfield. 
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Alex Neil is confident French attacker Tony Andreu will prove his worth to Norwich City.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil. Picture: Stephen Pond/PA Wire.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil has been nominated for the Sky Bet Championship Manager of the Month award for the third consecutive month.

Guess the Norwich City figures in our play-off special photo quiz.

Norwich City have once again reached the play-offs of the second tier in English football, but can you guess the ten figures missing in our photo quiz from the Canaries’ play-off final defeat to Birmingham City in 2002?

Lewis Grabban is sent off by referee Mark Brown for an alleged punch on Craig Morgan. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City writers Michael Bailey and Paddy Davitt are joined by PinkUn.com editor Pete Raven to discuss the Canaries’ 1-1 draw at Rotherham.

Norwich City and Rotherham players and fans take part in a one minute's silence in memory of those who lost their lives at the fire at Valley Parade 30 years ago. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

What did you think of Norwich City’s performance against Rotherham United? Let us know by rating the players out of 10 at www.pinkun.com/rate-the-players

Mark Rivers celebrates equalising for Norwich City during their 3-1 win over Wolves in the Division One play-off semi-final first leg at Carrow Road in April 2002. Picture: Natasha Lyster

As the play-offs loom for Norwich City, David Freezer encourages fans to not fear the possible pitfalls.

Adult tickets have been priced at £25 by Norwich City for the club’s forthcoming home leg of the Sky Bet Championship play-off semi-finals.

Norwich City boss Alex Neil guided Hamilton to the Scottish top flight through the play-offs 12 months ago. Photo: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

Alex Neil is no stranger to play-off drama and the Norwich City boss is confident his squad will emerge victorious through a Championship minefield.

Rotherham United manager Steve Evans has no doubt Norwich City have made an astute appointment in Alex Neil. 
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Alex Neil will bring the good times back to Norwich City, according to Rotherham chief Steve Evans.

Ipswich Town striker Freddie Sears would welcome a play-off meeting with Norwich City. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Ipswich striker Freddie Sears has a personal stake in ending Norwich City’s promotion quest, if the East Anglian rivals meet each other in the Championship play-offs.

Bournemouth made no mistake to consign Norwich City to the Championship play-offs by beating Bolton on Monday night. Photo: John Walton/PA Wire.

Norwich City’s quest for automatic Championship promotion finally ended on Monday night when Bournemouth hammered 10-man Bolton 3-0 on the south coast to consign the Canaries to the play-offs.

Norwich City defender Michael Turner signed off his Fulham loan spell with a goal for the Cottagers in their 4-3 Championship win over Middlesbrough. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City defender Michael Turner insists Fulham can turn on the style in a final day Championship trip to his parent club after signing off a Cottagers’ loan spell in style.

Norwich City players celebrate Gary Hooper's stunning second-half volley in a 1-1 Championship draw against Rotherham. 
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Norwich City were buffeted by the whole gamut of emotions at the New York Stadium on a Championship ride now threatening to hurtle out of control.

Norwich City's defensive effort repelled Rotherham until the closing stages of Saturday's 1-1 Championship draw. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil admitted Norwich City were one defensive lapse short of an outstanding Championship display at Rotherham.

Alex Neil will take no risks with the fitness of Norwich City Alex Tettey. 
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Alex Tettey and Steven Whittaker will be back in contention for Fulham’s final day Championship visit after missing the Rotherham draw through injury.

Norwich manager Alex Neil is not relying on any favours from promotion rivals Bournemouth on Monday night. 
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Alex Neil is not relying on favours from Bournemouth as he starts to plot a potential Championship play-off push - which could pitch the Canaries into battle against bitter rivals Ipswich.

Russell Martin slides in to halt Rotherham's Danny Lafferty at New York Stadium on Saturday. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Only the man himself will know how much of a consolation it was, but Russell Martin could at least enjoy his name being included in this season’s Professional Footballer’s Association Championship team of the year.

Gary Hooper's stunning opening goal could not prevent an afternoon of bitter disappointment for Norwich City in Rotherham
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Michael Bailey reports from New York Stadium as 10-man Norwich City fail to do their job and can only draw at relegation-threatened Rotherham United.

Lewis Grabban is red-carded after reacting angrily to Rotherham captain Craig Morgan's first-half challenge in Norwich City's 1-1 Championship draw at the Millers. 
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Alex Neil made it clear Norwich City striker Lewis Grabban will ‘pay the price’ for his Rotherham red card if the Canaries’ chief deems the striker lashed out at Millers’ captain Craig Morgan in Saturday’s 1-1 Championship draw.

Lewis Grabban was red-carded for his angry reaction to Craig Morgan's challenge in Norwich City's Championship trip to Rotherham. 
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Norwich City suffered late heartbreak in their bid for automatic promotion from the Championship when Rotherham’s Jordan Bowery pegged back the 10-man Canaries at the New York Stadium.

Lewis Grabban is ready to play a full part in Norwich City's Championship promotion push. 
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Lewis Grabban could be the missing link in Norwich City’s bid for Championship promotion.

Norwich City must get back to winning ways at Rotherham after a Middlesbrough setback. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Alex Neil is warning his promotion-chasing Norwich City squad they would never forgive themselves if they fail to take the battle for the top two right to the wire.

Jonny Howson is not dwelling on his missed chance in Norwich City's 1-0 Championship defeat to Middlesbrough at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Jonny Howson is ready to put himself in the firing line again in Norwich City’s pursuit of Championship promotion.

Norwich City midfielder Bradley Johnson was overlooked in the voting for the Championship player-of-the-season. 
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Alex Neil is not losing any sleep over the snub delivered to his Norwich City squad in the Championship player-of-the-season voting.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil surveys the situation at Carrow Road ahead of Middlesbrough's visit.

In the latest edition of Mustard TV’s Norwich City show Three Up Front, the panel look back at Norwich City’s defeat to Middlesbrough – and where exactly that leaves us all…

Rotherham have been deducted three points for fielding an ineligible player ahead of Norwich City's Championship visit. 
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Norwich City’s Championship opponents this weekend Rotherham have been deducted three points for fielding an ineligble player, dragging the Millers firmly back into the relegation mix.

Norwich manager Alex Neil has injury worries for the trip to Rotherham. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City boss Alex Neil faces an anxious wait before settling on his starting line up for Saturday’s crucial Championship trip to relegation-threatened Rotherham.

Norwich manager Alex Neil knows he is playing for high stakes over the Championship promotion run-in. 
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Alex Neil is thriving on the pressure of leading Norwich City’s Championship promotion charge.

John Ruddy wants a Premier League return with Norwich City. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

John Ruddy is convinced he is Premier League-class - and the Norwich City keeper aims to prove it over the fraught Championship run-in.

Norwich striker Cameron Jerome is denied by Rotherham United goalkeeper Adam Collin in October's 1-1 league draw. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Rotherham boss Steve Evans believes the relegation-threatened Millers will find out if they are set for a points deduction after fielding an ineligible player prior to Norwich’s weekend Championship visit.

Norwich City midfielder Bradley Johnson was overlooked in the voting for the Championship player-of-the-year. 
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Norwich City’s squad have failed to crack the top 10 Championship players-of-the-season, in the award won by Middlesbrough’s on-loan Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford.

Former Norwich City defender Marc Tierney has had to retire due to an ankle injury. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Former Norwich City defender Marc Tierney has been forced to retire after failing to recover from a persistent ankle injury which restricted him to just eight appearances for Championship rivals Bolton following a free transfer move from Carrow Road.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil has not seen much of his family since joining the Canaries but has at least had his former Hamilton assistant Frankie McAvoy (left) alongside him. Picture: SNS Group

Catapulting Norwich City into the Championship promotion battle has not come without sacrifice for manager Alex Neil.

Former Huddersfield striker Danny Ward looks set to feature for Rotherham against Norwich City. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

Rotherham manager Steve Evans is convinced striker Danny Ward can fire the Millers to the victory over Norwich City that they so desperately need.

Queens Park Rangers' Leroy Fer. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

Former Norwich City midfielder Leroy Fer is confident he will not be relegated from the Premier League for a second season in succession.

The rebranded Canaries Trust has been up and running since the turn of the year.

Is there a new voice for City supporters? Michael Bailey looks at the relaunched Canaries Trust…

Russell Martin celebrates Norwich City's second goal against Sheffield Wednesday.

It’s not in their own hands and they are the outsiders – which is why the shackles are off for Norwich City, starting at Rotherham on Saturday.

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