What a difference a year makes! One-year-old fan sees Norwich City relegated a year after watching them get promoted at Wembley

Lochlan Osborne at his first ever Norwich City home match with his father Lawrence.

Lochlan Osborne at his first ever Norwich City home match with his father Lawrence. - Credit: Archant

He has seen the best of times, and the worst of times.

Lochlan on the front page of the EDP with his father Lawrence.

Lochlan on the front page of the EDP with his father Lawrence. - Credit: Archant

One-year-old Norwich City fan Lochlan Osborne, from Reepham, has seen his team being promoted and relegated in the only two football matches he has ever been to.

He was just three weeks old when parents Victoria White and Lawrence Osborne took him to his first ever game - the Wembley play-off final last year at which Norwich City secured their elevation to the Premier League.

One season on, and he was taken to his first ever visit to Carrow Road on Wednesday night, when he saw the side relegated back down to the Championship, despite their 4-2 triumph over Watford.

Miss White said that although his second game had ended in relegation, Lochlan at least had a 100 per cent record of seeing the club win. Wednesday's victory was the side's first since early April.

Lawrence Osborne with his son Lochlan, who is three weeks old.

Lawrence Osborne with his son Lochlan, who is three weeks old. - Credit: Archant

'It is kind of ironic that his first ever match at Wembley he saw them promoted and then his first ever home match he saw them win but also get relegated,' she said. 'He is definitely a good luck charm, maybe we should have had him at every home match.'

After attending the Wembley final last year, Lochlan featured on the front of the EDP.

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He is currently on the waiting list for a season ticket so he can join his parents and brothers Lucas, eight, and Mackenzie, 11, in the Barclay End and Miss White, 40, said there was no question who he would support when he was born.

'There was never any doubt that he was going to be a Norwich City supporter,' she said. 'Our family has yellow and green running through our veins.'

The family are now thinking ahead to the start of the new season in August where Norwich will face opposition including newly promoted Burton Albion and local rivals Ipswich.

Miss White added; 'We are looking forward to the new season as it is such a family event for us despite relegation and we are still 100pc behind the team.'

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