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It doesn't sound many - but anyone can become a promotion hero in just eight games. Michael Bailey looks at what the Championship run-in has in store for Norwich City and their 10 fellow promotion condenters.

We all have different experiences of a matchday at Carrow Road.

I'm sure many of the 2,200 Norwich fans travelling to Rotherham this morning will be hoping to get there nice and early to find a pub showing live football, so they can watch the Leeds United v Sheffield United game.

A pair of new state-of-the-art bikes will allow St John Ambulance volunteers to continue their life-saving efforts.

Norwich City's promotion hopes received another boost on Tuesday night when rivals Sheffield United were held to a goalless draw in the Steel City derby.

An Ipswich Town supporter has been cleared of causing criminal damage at Norwich City's stadium after the prosecution offered no evidence after reviewing CCTV of the incident.

Norfolk commuters will hope new trains being rolled out on the regional network keep time with the same precision as Swiss-made watches, as Greater Anglia tests the first of its new long electric trains made in the Alpine country.

Daniel Farke's contract, Leeds United's spying punishment, kick-off times against Ipswich and the progress of Norwich City's executive committee were all in the mix as Ben Kensell updated fans on the latest issues.

A feature I'm very much looking forward to reading is one being worked on behind the scenes by one of my colleagues at Archant Towers.

Norwich City fans have raised thousands of pounds for a hospital's neonatal unit in response to a campaign to help Ipswich Town's manager pay a fine.

Dave Skinner, part of the One Stream in Bristol podcast, is in the chair for our regular Q&A ahead of the game at Carrow Road

I can't remember a season when there have been so many late, late goals.

Leeds United have been fined £200,000 and given a severe reprimand by the EFL after an investigation into the 'Spygate' saga.

How soon the perspective can change on a promotion push, putting the pressure on Norwich City before they take on lowly Bolton this afternoon.

After the Norwich City penalty woes continued at Preston, David Freezer takes a closer look at the spot-kick issues which are becoming a costly problem amid the pressure of a Championship promotion push.

Motivation levels must not drop if Norwich City are to maintain their momentum when they take on another in-form team at Preston on Wednesday night, head coach Daniel Farke has warned.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert has reignited the war of words between himself and Norwich City claiming Canaries goalkeeping coach Ed Wootten challenged Lambert to a fight.

There's something in store for Leavers and Remainers at this north Norfolk business.

A football fan who took to the roads after a drinking session around Sunday's East Anglian derby has been caught by police.

A Norfolk brewery will help Norwich City fans to celebrate the team's latest East Anglian Derby win at their next home game.

A pair of Ipswich supporters were the only fans to be arrested during a derby clash characterised by the "good spirit" of fans.

Today was not a good day for Paul Lambert.

Around 250 police officers will be patrolling the streets of Norwich today as a centuries old rivalry takes hold of the city.

While thousands of people will have their eyes glued to the action on the pitch at Carrow Road for this weekend's East Anglian Derby on Sunday what is there to do for those of you who do not enjoy football?

In the last few weeks I've been frequently asked the same three questions, over and over again.

Norwich City fans heading to Carrow Road for Sunday's East Anglian Derby have been urged to help a supporters group "put on our biggest display to date".

Norwich v Ipswich Derby Day: Ahead of Sunday's East Anglian clash, we look at other famous rivalries on the small screen, from Tom v Jerry to He-Man v Skeletor, Walter White v Gus Fring to Wile. E Coyote v Roadrunner.

Norwich City's sporting director Stuart Webber says he wants "clarity" from Leeds over Spygate.

It might look like a scene from a South American street but a designer has added an image of his favourite Norwich player to the side of a city warehouse ahead of the East Anglian Derby.

In all my years as a Norwich City fan I've come to realise each and every season has one, truly defining moment; the one moment that sets the tone for the rest of the season and tells you how it is going to pan out.

Norwich City fans heading to this weekend's East Anglian Derby showdown have been urged to help make it a "carnival atmosphere" as thousands of fans sing their way to Carrow Road.

Ahead of East Anglian battle resuming, David Freezer takes a look back at Ipswich manager Paul Lambert's interviews during 2010-11, when he led Norwich to the bragging rights with an emphatic derby double.

The East Anglian derby is the biggest game of the year for Norwich and Ipswich fans but it is also a family affair for a Norwich pub landlord and his son.

Father Howard Stocker may object to a female bishop for Norwich, but public opinion seems to be in favour of the idea.

Former footballer Robbie Savage is refusing to apologise for admitting he's not keen on seeing Norwich City promoted to the Premier League.

'Let's see where we are after the Leeds game.'

Norwich City's preparations for this week's East Anglian Derby at Carrow Road could not have got off to a better start following Saturday's epic win over Leeds United.

The officer who will be bossing emergency services on East Anglian Derby day has lifted the lid on the months of planning it takes to police the big match.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Elland Road

Championship matches don't come much bigger than tonight's sold-out Elland Road top-of-the-table encounter. This one really does have the feel of a mid-season cup final.

Ahead of today's top-of-the-table clash, Leeds fan and blogger Rob Atkinson feels the fuss surrounding the 'spygate' scandal may be having a positive effect on the leaders ahead of their battle with Norwich City.

While Chris Wilder has assumed the role of pantomime villain for many City fans it's only fair to give him credit for the development of a team which resembles the footballing equivalent of a cockroach in terms of their apparent indestructability.

Marcelo Bielsa has targeted Teemu Pukki as the man Leeds United have to stop in a Championship promotion shoot out against Norwich City.

Before a ball was kicked this season, all our NCFC writers and columnists were asked where we thought the Canaries would finish at the end of the campaign.

Two further pubs will not be allowed to serve alcohol before next week's East Anglian derby.

When the curtain falls on 2018/19, wherever Norwich finish up, a simple question might just have held the key to the Canaries' destiny.

Ahead of Saturday's Carrow Road clash we spoke to Norfolk-based Sheffield United fan Nathan Taylor, who plays cricket locally for Swardeston.

A second city centre pub looks poised to be denied in a bid to serve alcohol before the East Anglian derby.

Norwich City face two of their biggest promotion rivals - Sheffield United and Leeds - in their next two games. Chris Lakey takes a look at the leading contenders in the hunt for the big prize... a place in the Premier League

All in all I think it's fair to say last weekend wasn't a bad one at all for Norwich City.

Those of you who dare to venture beyond the sports pages will (hopefully) know that in my day job, I'm a local democracy reporter.

Norwich City have confirmed former Derby and Coventry defender Paul Williams as the club's new under-18 head coach ahead of tomorrow night's FA Youth Cup game at Preston.

Nelson Oliveira's sour spell at Norwich City may be edging to a Carrow Road exit with the striker set to finalise a move to Championship strugglers Reading.

A popular pub for Norwich City fans has been denied in its bid to open early on the day of the East Anglian derby.

A regular pre-match haunt for Norwich City fans will today learn whether it will be able to serve supporters ahead of the East Anglian Derby next month.

The fate of a city pub will be sealed today, as councillors decide whether noise complaints against it are sufficient reason to close it.

Daniel Farke joked he did not have the spare time to star in the club's superb 'The Office' inspired season ticket renewals video. We saw the fruits of his labours again in the composed 3-1 home win over Birmingham City.

Four Ipswich Town supporters who admitted causing almost £6,000 worth of damage to Norwich City's stadium have been banned from all football grounds for three years.

When it comes to the East Anglian Derby, there is just one thing harder to recall than an Ipswich Town win - a Saturday 3pm kick-off.

Reuniting the pairing of Christoph Zimmermann and Timm Klose at centre-back is the way forward for Norwich City, according to our latest online poll.

Christoph Zimmermann is Daniel Farke's leading man in Norwich City's defence - but which two centre backs do you want to see line up against Birmingham City at Carrow Road?

I will admit it - I was not optimistic about Norwich City's trip to The Hawthorns.

Sex, scandal and sensational headlines have always proved a potent combination to storytellers both in print and on film. We take a look at Hugh Jackman's new film The Front Runner and find unexpected links with the John Profumo movie Scandal

Ahead of Norwich City's trip to The Hawthorns this afternoon, West Brom supporter Kieran Unitt is pleased with the work of manager Darren Moore so far this season.

As injury-time sucker punches go, Portsmouth's 95th minute winner on Saturday was among the easier ones to take.

The upcoming run of fixtures probably couldn't have come at a worse time for Daniel Farke.

The deeper the love the greater the pain when it doesn't quite deliver.

After Norwich City's incredible run of form in the 2018 half of this campaign, a blip was always going to be inevitable.

The injuries are stacking up for Daniel Farke after the festive season - could City be tempted into revising their transfer plans, asks Mark Armstrong?

From The Walks in King's Lynn to the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow via the Rat Verlegh Stadion in the Netherlands, meet the Norfolk football fan who's New Year's resolution in 2018 was to visit as many stadiums as possible.

There are so many reasons to be impressed with Norwich City this season.

Eyes were glued to the skies on New Year's Day in Cromer as thousands of people lined the seafront to enjoy the town's 20th annual fireworks spectacular.

As one door closes, another opens. That's the mindset of Canaries boss Daniel Farke as his team strive for a return to winning ways on New Year's Day.

Teemu Pukki's team spirit has made Norwich City's in-form top scorer even more valuable to head coach Daniel Farke.

It really would be something if one of the defining episodes of a thrilling Championship revival for the Canaries turns out to be a blown fuse.

Norwich City will be in the Championship promotion scrap for the long haul, insists Frank Lampard.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries' power failure against Derby County

Our latest Norwich City player watch followed the fortunes of goalkeeper TIM KRUL as Derby rallied to win 4-3 at Carrow Road.

Daniel Farke was convinced a Carrow Road power cut denied Norwich City a Championship win against Derby in a bizarre 4-3 defeat.

Can Norwich City silence the Rams? Get in the mood with video, quotes, team news and expected formations.

I'm not sure I've ever heard Carrow Road celebrate a goal as loudly as this week. Daniel Farke was spot on when he described it as 'like an explosion' - but I have an admission to make.

No mind games for Daniel Farke. Derby County are favourites to end Norwich City's unbeaten Championship surge.

Frank Lampard says his Derby side will need to be at their best to get anything from Carrow Road on Saturday.

Former Norwich City midfielder Bradley Johnson is in line for a return to Carrow Road on Saturday after serving a four-game ban for biting.

A footbridge providing a key route over the River Wensum to Carrow Road for Norwich City fans is to close for more than two months for essential repair works.

It will go down as one of Carrow Road's great games - because of the final few minutes of injury time, as City came from 3-0 down to draw 3-3 with Nottingham Forest.

Norwich City youngster Todd Cantwell has been included in the EFL on Quest Young Team of the Season so far.

Daniel Farke was left to count the cost to his depleted squad after a breathless 3-3 Championship Boxing Day comeback against Nottingham Forest at Carrow Road.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Carrow Road

Scrooge is one Christmas fable Daniel Farke is more than happy to see endure on his watch, when it comes to Norwich City's defensive approach.

Boxing Day has had mixed reviews for Norwich City.

Video Daniel Farke's Christmas message

Monday, December 24, 2018

Daniel Farke has a heartfelt Christmas plea to Norwich City supporters ahead of two Carrow Road crackers - let's show them what we are made of.

However unexpected it may be, Norwich City are in prime promotion position as the halfway point of the season approaches today - but a statement result at Blackburn would really get yellow hearts racing.

I'm a postman and while Christmas is obviously our busiest time of year, it's also my favourite.

Last time I lovingly crafted this column, I delved into the history books to see just how much of an omen being top of the tree at Christmas is for Yuletide leaders.

Norwich City Council did not apply to be part of a multi-million pound scheme to tackle rough sleeping - because they believed it would not go far enough.

This is an exciting time for every Norwich City fan, but for our Fan Zone writer Lee Payne it's extra special.

Rotherham midfielder Will Vaulks has reportedly attracted the interest of Norwich City.

If ever one image summed up Norwich City at present it was the sight of an exhausted Christoph Zimmermann gulping in air with his hands on his knees deep inside the penalty box.

When someone says around this time, take your pick, the big decision is usually whether to go straight to the fudge supreme or the chocolate log... whilst disposing of the coconut ones ASAP.

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