Canaries fans celebrate the life of David Powell with minute’s applause

In the 49th minute the home fans pay tribute to Norwich fan David Powell who passed away in tragic c

In the 49th minute the home fans pay tribute to Norwich fan David Powell who passed away in tragic circumstances recently during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPicture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 64026724/08/2019 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City fans have paid tribute to popular supporter David Powell, during the team's 3-2 defeat to Chelsea.

In the 49th minute the home fans pay tribute to Norwich fan David Powell who passed away in tragic c

In the 49th minute the home fans pay tribute to Norwich fan David Powell who passed away in tragic circumstances recently during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPicture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 64026724/08/2019 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Mr Powell died, aged 49, last week after a collision on the A1270 NDR.

Supporters paid their respects to him during the 49th minute at Carrow Road, when both home and away sections of the crowd burst into rapturous applause.

The club paid its own tribute during the 49th minute displaying an image of Mr Powell along with a message which read "David Powell, 1970-2019", there was also an extended tribute in the match programme.

Mr Powell had been a Canaries supporter for many years, with the applause planned for 49 minutes to reflect his age.

In the 49th minute the home fans pay tribute to Norwich fan David Powell who passed away in tragic c

In the 49th minute the home fans pay tribute to Norwich fan David Powell who passed away in tragic circumstances recently during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPicture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 64026724/08/2019 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd


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He was involved with the Norwich City Fans Social Club and had also planned to take part in the Canaryball Rally to raise funds for Norwich City Community Sports Foundation.

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In the 49th minute the home fans pay tribute to Norwich fan David Powell who passed away in tragic c

In the 49th minute the home fans pay tribute to Norwich fan David Powell who passed away in tragic circumstances recently during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPicture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 64026724/08/2019 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City fan David Powell, who was 49

Norwich City fan David Powell, who was 49 - Credit: Archant

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