Blackpool and Birmingham relegated; Norwich City’s Tudur Jones gets Wales call

Norwich City will travel to Wigan and Wolves in the Premier League next season, after Survival Sunday saw Blackpool and Birmingham drop out of the top flight.

Former Norwich City manager Peter Grant suffered Premier League relegation for the second time in three seasons after Birmingham City were relegated at White Hart Lane.

Grant, currently assistant to manager Alex McLeish at St Andrew's, had the same role at West Bromwich Albion under Tony Mowbray – who went down after the 2008-09 campaign.

Birmingham's 2-1 defeat at Tottenham was enough to keep Wigan and Wolverhampton in the Premier League – meaning the newly promoted Canaries will travel to the DW Stadium and Molineux in the top flight next season.

Meanwhile, out of favour Norwich City midfielder Owain Tudur Jones has been called up to Wales' Nations Cup squad. The 26-year-old, spent the second half of last season on loan at Brentford, having been down the Canaries' pecking order since Paul Lambert arrived as manager in August 2009.

However, Tudur Jones could now win his first cap for two years as Gary Speed's side prepare for games against Scotland – who boast fellow Canary Russell Martin for the first time – on Wednesday and Northern Ireland 48 hours later.

Usual Wales starter, Norwich's Andrew Crofts, had already pulled out of the squad due to a minor injury, while Wolves' David Edwards was the latest to withdraw, following Lewin Nyatanga and Ched Evans who will also stay at home.

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Championship play-off finalists Ashley Williams, Joe Allen, Simon Church and Hal Robson-Kanu are also unavailable.

• Former Norwich City midfielder Rossi Jarvis is looking for a new club after being released by League Two outfit Barnet.

The 23-year-old from Fakenham is now in the same boat as his older brother Ryan, who was shown the door by Leyton Orient earlier in the month.

Rossi joined Barnet last summer and made 24 appearances for the Bees as they narrowly avoided relegation to the Conference set-up.

He started his career at his home club, making his debut for City's Reserve side as a 15-year-old and going to make 11 first team appearances, without finding the back of the net.

Following his release by the Canaries in the summer of 2008 he joined Luton Town and played for the Hatters in both League Two and the Conference, scoring five times in 76 appearances.

His form for Luton earned him a return to the Football League at Underhill, but new manager Lawrie Sanchez decided at the weekend not to offer him a new deal.

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