Would play-off meeting be the East Anglian Derby you don’t want to happen?

Bradley Johnson helps secure Norwich City's league double over Ipswich Town at Carrow Road in March.

Bradley Johnson helps secure Norwich City's league double over Ipswich Town at Carrow Road in March. - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

From jokes of sod's law and pre-season irony, after 45 games of the Championship season we may well get it – the most important East Anglian derby of them all.

Following the action of the penultimate weekend, Norwich City sit fourth in the table and Ipswich Town fifth – meaning the two sides would clash in a two-legged semi-final, with Carrow Road hosting the second leg.

Yet with one more round of games still to play, the stakes could end up being even higher and one, 90-minute showdown on the greatest stage of all for a place in the Premier League – Wembley, May 25.

But with the tension and fear of losing to a bitter rival in such epic circumstances, do fans from either side really want to come up against their arch enemy in the play-offs?

Would you rather Norwich City's promotion fate came without crossing swords with Ipswich in the post-season?


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Or is the tantalising prospect of the ultimate derby-day bragging rights leaving you desperate to see the mother of all East Anglian derbies?

• Place your vote and let us know your thoughts below…

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