21 of the best pictures of fans from East Anglian derby matches through the years

NCFC v Ipswich in December 2008 gathered quite a crowd. Photo: Sonya Duncan.

NCFC v Ipswich in December 2008 gathered quite a crowd. Photo: Sonya Duncan. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2008

Norwich City take on Ipswich Town at Carrow Road on Sunday and both sets of fans will be hoping for a famous victory.

Jubilant scenes at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich on
16/05/2015.

Jubilant scenes at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich on 16/05/2015. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Since losing 3-2 at Portman Road in April 2009 on their way to relegation to League One, the Canaries have taken almost complete control of the fixture, winning five of the seven meetings and drawing the other two.

Fans celebrate by running onto the pitch after Norwich win at the Sky Bet Championship match at Carr

Fans celebrate by running onto the pitch after Norwich win at the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich, 2015. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd. - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

It's 17 goals scored and only five conceded for the men in yellow and green during one of the most one-sided periods in the long rivalry between the two clubs, with City claiming two promotions in that period while Town have been stuck in the second tier.

Dressed in the team colours, excitable fans cheer at npower Championship
Norwich City Football Club

Dressed in the team colours, excitable fans cheer at npower Championship Norwich City Football Club v Ipswich Town at Carrow Road. 2010-2011 season . Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2010

Town supporters had a good laugh at City's expense eight years ago when their win left their rivals staring at the abyss with just two games to play. But since Paul Lambert guided the Canaries straight back up to the Championship it has been a very different story.

A fan waves his team scarf in the air at the npower Championship
between Norwich City Football Club

A fan waves his team scarf in the air at the npower Championship between Norwich City Football Club v Ipswich Town at Carrow Road. 2010-2011 season. Picture: James Bass. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2010

But both sets of fans will be hoping for the bragging rights in Sunday's high noon shoot-out at Carrow Road.

Police escort fans at the East Anglian Derby in 2008 at Portman Road
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Police escort fans at the East Anglian Derby in 2008 at Portman Road . Norwich Fans walking to the ground. Picture: James Bass . - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2008


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NCFC fans look in high spirits at a 2004 East Anglian derby. Photo by Steve Adams.

NCFC fans look in high spirits at a 2004 East Anglian derby. Photo by Steve Adams. - Credit: � ARCHANT NORFOLK 2004

The crowd doesn't look too happy at the NCFC v Ipswich game in December 2008. Photo: Sonya Duncan.

The crowd doesn't look too happy at the NCFC v Ipswich game in December 2008. Photo: Sonya Duncan. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2008

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One very happy fan entertains the crowd in his NCFC colours wig in 2004 at the NCFC v Ipswich Town m

One very happy fan entertains the crowd in his NCFC colours wig in 2004 at the NCFC v Ipswich Town match. Photo by Steven Key. - Credit: ARCHANT } NORFOLK 2004.

Can you see yourself in the crowd at an East Anglian derby in 2004? Photo by Steven Key.

Can you see yourself in the crowd at an East Anglian derby in 2004? Photo by Steven Key. - Credit: ARCHANT } NORFOLK 2004.

Children are entertained by green and yellow balloon animals in 2004. Photo: Steven Key.

Children are entertained by green and yellow balloon animals in 2004. Photo: Steven Key. - Credit: ARCHANT } NORFOLK 2004.

Wig wearing fans cheer at NCFC v Ipswich Town match in November 200
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Wig wearing fans cheer at NCFC v Ipswich Town match in November 200 7. Pictures:Sonya Brown . - Credit: Archant

Fans celebrate by running onto the pitch after NCFC 2 V Ipswich Town 0 on 6th March 1985. Photo: Arc

Fans celebrate by running onto the pitch after NCFC 2 V Ipswich Town 0 on 6th March 1985. Photo: Archant Library - Credit: Archant Library

Katie Lambert, age 7, wears NCFC facepaint as she gears up for the Nationwide league division one ma

Katie Lambert, age 7, wears NCFC facepaint as she gears up for the Nationwide league division one match between Norwich and Ipswich in 2004. Photo: Nick Butcher . - Credit: EDP / Archant � 2004

We've never seen NCFC antlers before, but this guys wears them proudly at the NCFC v Ipswich game in

We've never seen NCFC antlers before, but this guys wears them proudly at the NCFC v Ipswich game in December 2008. Photo:Sonya Duncan. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2008

Sporting a green and yellow balloon hat, one young fan watches the game from a higher height at the

Sporting a green and yellow balloon hat, one young fan watches the game from a higher height at the NCFC v Ipswich Town match in November 2007. Pictures:Sonya Brown. - Credit: Archant

A young fan shows of her NCFC get up at the East Anglian Derby
at Portman Road
in 2008. Picture:

A young fan shows of her NCFC get up at the East Anglian Derby at Portman Road in 2008. Picture: James Bass . - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2008

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