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Gallery: Tears flow as Wes Hoolahan concludes his decade as a Norwich City icon

PUBLISHED: 19:38 28 April 2018 | UPDATED: 20:09 28 April 2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

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It was a tearful but successful final appearance as a Norwich City player for Wes Hoolahan – and you can re-live the emotional day with our photo gallery.

Wes Hoolahan of Norwich takes to the pitch with his children as the players from both sides form a guard of honour before the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesWes Hoolahan of Norwich takes to the pitch with his children as the players from both sides form a guard of honour before the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

The Irishman made his 352nd and final appearance for the Canaries and enjoyed a starring role as Daniel Farke’s team beat Leeds 2-1 during their final Carrow Road game of the campaign.

The 35-year-old equalised just before half-time with a long-range shot which deflected on to one post and then went in off the other, hinting that it was to be Hoolahan and City’s day.

The playmaker was then influential in the build-up to the winning goal, teeing up Josh Murphy to lash home from 10 yards and put the hosts in front.

Hoolahan’s farewell was then brought to its expected early finish to allow the Canaries faithful their chance to say goodbye, being replaced by Tom Trybull in the 84th minute.

Wes Hoolahan was given a rousing send off by Norwich City fans. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesWes Hoolahan was given a rousing send off by Norwich City fans. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

The victory was then followed by the traditional lap of appreciation, led by Hoolahan amid a party atmosphere, as other City players including player-of-the-season James Maddison and loanees Angus Gunn and Harrison Reed were also given rousing receptions.

• Scroll through some of our favourite images from the day below

James Maddison of Norwich receives his trophy for Player Of The Season before the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
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Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesJames Maddison of Norwich receives his trophy for Player Of The Season before the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich . Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Angus Gunn came third in Norwich City's player of the season voting - but is not expected to get the chance to better that at Carrow Road next term.  
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesAngus Gunn came third in Norwich City's player of the season voting - but is not expected to get the chance to better that at Carrow Road next term. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

A Wes Hoolahan of Norwich flag on display before the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich.  
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesA Wes Hoolahan of Norwich flag on display before the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Grant Hanley of Norwich receives his trophy for coming 2nd in the Player Of The season awards before the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
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28/04/2018Grant Hanley of Norwich receives his trophy for coming 2nd in the Player Of The season awards before the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Wes Hoolahan says goodbye to the Carrow Road faithful alongside his two children. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesWes Hoolahan says goodbye to the Carrow Road faithful alongside his two children. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Wes Hoolahan enjoyed his lap of honour at Carrow Road. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images LtdWes Hoolahan enjoyed his lap of honour at Carrow Road. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotional scenes as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich walks round the pitch at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

There were emotional scenes at Carrpw Road as Wes Hoolahan bid farewell to Norwich City against Leeds, after 10 years with the club. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesThere were emotional scenes at Carrpw Road as Wes Hoolahan bid farewell to Norwich City against Leeds, after 10 years with the club. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Wes Hoolahan celebrates scoring Norwich City's equaliser against Leeds United on his final Carrow Road appearance. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesWes Hoolahan celebrates scoring Norwich City's equaliser against Leeds United on his final Carrow Road appearance. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Josh Murphy of Norwich celebrates scoring his sides 2nd goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
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28/04/2018Josh Murphy of Norwich celebrates scoring his sides 2nd goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Wes Hoolahan had the perfect send-off at Carrow Road on Saturday. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesWes Hoolahan had the perfect send-off at Carrow Road on Saturday. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018

Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
28/04/2018Emotions all round as Wes Hoolahan of Norwich leaves the Carrow Road pitch for the very last time during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 28/04/2018


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