‘Out of body experience’ - City fans’ joy after major win

Teemu Pukki slots Norwich City's winner in a 3-2 success against Manchester City Picture: Paul Chest

Teemu Pukki slots Norwich City's winner in a 3-2 success against Manchester City Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The party remains in full swing for Norwich City fans across the county following the Canaries' remarkable victory against Manchester City.

Todd Cantwell celebrates his Norwich City goal in a stunning 3-2 Premier League win over Manchester

Todd Cantwell celebrates his Norwich City goal in a stunning 3-2 Premier League win over Manchester City with Teemu Pukki Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Fans hugged and punched the air throughout the Premier League match on Saturday night, which saw the home clbu defeat Man City 3 - 2.

The glorious win came as a complete surprise for most fans, with a long list of injury-hit players and Man City boasting both a star-studded team and an untarnished 18-match winning streak.

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke plotted Manchester City's downfall Picture: Paul Chesterton/Foc

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke plotted Manchester City's downfall Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Robin Sainty, chairman of the Canaries trust, said: "We all had a feeling of dread before the match because of the long list of injuries. Norwich is always seen as the underdog and nobody gave us much of a chance.

"They thought we were cannon fodder but they were wrong."

Injured Norwich City defender Christoph Zimmermann congratulates Ibrahim Amadou after a superb 3-2 P

Injured Norwich City defender Christoph Zimmermann congratulates Ibrahim Amadou after a superb 3-2 Premier League win over Manchester City Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Meanwhile, organiser of Proud Canaries Di Cunningham said she was optimistic but still did not anticipate such a stunning victory.

The 57-year-old media trainer said: "I had seen Norwich play Liverpool recently and I thought they played fantastically, and I'm an optimist by nature, so I always thought we stood a chance.

The Norwich board celebrate victory at the end of the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPi

The Norwich board celebrate victory at the end of the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPicture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 64026714/09/2019 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

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"But I didn't think we would win quite so convincingly."

Ms Cunningham has been a Norwich supporter for years and bought her first season ticket in 1993, but believes this match will make history.

Buendia provokes emotion as a footballer, he puts supporters on the edge of their seats. Photo: Paul

Buendia provokes emotion as a footballer, he puts supporters on the edge of their seats. Photo: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

She added: "Every minute and moment of the match was memorable. It was otherworldly and an out-of-body experience. It really felt like we were one beast.

"It was 14 years since Delia Smith's famous call to arms and it felt like that again. People will be living off this memory for years to come."

Kenny McLean of Norwich scores his sides 1st goal during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, No

Kenny McLean of Norwich scores his sides 1st goal during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPicture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 64026714/09/2019 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The electric atmosphere among the crowd was also felt by Mr Sainty, who said it was "incredible".

He added: "This was just on another level. At Carrow Road for the last 20 years people tend to sit politely and clap quietly. But last night all these people jumped up and burst into ferocious applause.

Oleksandr Zinchenko of Manchester City and Josip Drmic of Norwich in action during the Premier Leagu

Oleksandr Zinchenko of Manchester City and Josip Drmic of Norwich in action during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPicture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 64026714/09/2019 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

"I have never seen a whole crowd so utterly wrapped up in a game before."

Even non-fans were joining in on the action and euphoria.

Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola tries to get his side going during the Premier League match at

Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola tries to get his side going during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPicture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 64026714/09/2019 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Ms Cunningham said: "Everybody just wanted to hang out with each other after the game. Even people who hadn't gone to the game, and may not even like football, seemed in on it and were stopping us on the street to say congratulations.

"The sense of togetherness was quite fabulous."

Ibrahim Amadou was sold the 'Norwich City Project'. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Ibrahim Amadou was sold the 'Norwich City Project'. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Marco Stiepermann of Norwich gets the Barclay End going during the Premier League match at Carrow Ro

Marco Stiepermann of Norwich gets the Barclay End going during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPicture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 64026714/09/2019 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The home fans roar their approval as Emiliano Buendia of Norwich takes the ball of Bernardo Silva of

The home fans roar their approval as Emiliano Buendia of Norwich takes the ball of Bernardo Silva of Manchester City during the Premier League match at Carrow Road, NorwichPicture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 64026714/09/2019 - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd