Six of the best quotes on the East Anglian derby

Lewis Grabban of Norwich scores his sides 1st goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Portman

Lewis Grabban of Norwich scores his sides 1st goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Portman Road. Photo: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Everyone's got something to say about today's East Anglian derby. We've picked six of the best quotes ahead of the clash.

Mick Mcarthy, Ipswich Town manager

'There's pressure on us to win the game. We could go out of the top six or even get in to the top two. There's pressure on us all.'

Lewis Grabban, Norwich City striker

'Since coming here I've learned about how important it is to the fans and Sunday will be a great occasion.


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Russell Martin, Norwich City captain

'We know it has been building around the city and any player who is not aware what it means will do come 2:05pm on Sunday when the place is rocking.'

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George Burley, last manager to get Ipswich promoted

'I don't think either team can be seen as favourites. Norwich have home advantage, but Ipswich had a good win on Tuesday night and are the team that has been higher in the league for most of the season.'

Kevin Beattie, Ipswich Town legend

'The boss (Sir Bobby Robson) used to just say to us, 'who wants this the most today?' That's often the difference.'

Alex Neil, Norwich City Manager

'I loved derbies, they were my type of games. I was a whole-hearted player who got stuck in and loved the physical challenge of it.'

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