Former Norwich City midfielder Simon Lappin could end season at Wembley showpiece final with York City

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28/08/2012
Simon Lappin of Norwich sco

Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/08/2012 Simon Lappin of Norwich scores his sides 1st goal and celebrates during the Capital One Cup 2nd Round match at Carrow Road, Norwich. - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City's season doesn't look like ending at Wembley this season but former Canaries midfielder Simon Lappin could still end the campaign playing under the famous arch.

The Canaries' chances of repeating their 2015 play-off success look remote after defeat at Aston Villa but Lappin may have the opportunity to play there in FA Trophy final for York City against Macclesfield Town on Sunday, May 21.

The 34-year-old, who made 126 appearances during a six-year stint with the Canaries, ruptured his Achilles last month but has an outside chance of making the squad according to manager Gary Mills.

'Lapps is getting his medical boot off and will be getting everything moving now so, you never know, he might just sneak into the Wembley reckoning,' Mills said. 'He was gutted to get injured and we did miss his range of passing and leadership in midfield for a few weeks.

'He has been the first to knock on my door and text the lads with his congratulations when we've been winning games though and he's a big, big team and squad player. He's telling me he might just make it for the Trophy final and, if he's not able to get on the pitch, he will be with us because he deserves to be.'


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