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It has been a season of monumental change, hope and delight.

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.

Norwich lead Sheffield United and Leeds ahead of the final push for Championship promotion. Paddy Davitt looks at the contrast of styles between the leaders.

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Daniel Farke may have declared Norwich City’s season a success, after beating Rotherham United, but it is clear he has loftier ambitions in mind.

Norwich City left-back Jamal Lewis helped Northern Ireland get off to a flying start to European Championship qualification, as he won his seventh cap.

Norwich City have got Neil Warnock’s vote to follow his Cardiff City to the Premier League - now Daniel Farke has found a plan B.

Another gritty hard-fought three points for the Canaries who have now won five on the trot and eight of their last nine in the Championship – imagine how Sheffield United and Leeds must be feeling!

The impact of Ben Godfrey at Norwich City in recent months has been emphasised by the 21-year-old rising to the upper echelons of the Championship’s passing statistics.

Transfer plans are already in place at Norwich City, regardless of which division Daniel Farke’s team will be playing in.

Imagine someone telling you last summer (and actually after that home drubbing by Leeds) that during the March international break City would be four points clear at the summit of the Championship.

Video Warnie targets Championship double

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Paul Warne is targeting a Championship double – survival for Rotherham United and promotion for his boyhood club Norwich City.

Daniel Farke declared Norwich City’s season a success after beating Rotherham 2-1 - but the Championship leaders are not stopping here.

Beauty may lie in the eye of the beholder but this was a Norwich City Championship win to sit on the same pedestal as the Canaries’ sexiest football this season.

Daniel Farke savoured an extra special 2-1 Championship victory at Rotherham United that opened up a four point gap on the chasing pack.

Millers fan Steve Exley is in the chair for our regular matchday Q&A as his Rotherham side face the Canaries

A lot of words have been used to describe City’s football this season; fluid, flowing, sexy, exhilarating to name but a few, but one which isn’t often mentioned is perhaps the most important; disciplined.

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.

It’s been a slightly odd week in the world of Norwich City, despite two important Carrow Road victories taking Daniel Farke’s team to five wins on the spin to remain top of the table.

Daniel Farke quipped the best result for Norwich City when Championship title rivals Leeds and Sheffield United collide this weekend is a win at Rotherham.

He may be a Norwich City fan at heart but Rotherham boss Paul Warne admits he has been impressed at the way Daniel Farke’s leaders have lasted the pace in the Championship promotion race.

After yet another win on Wednesday night, Norwich travel to Rotherham in what could be a massive weekend for the Canaries.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his Hull City verdict after the Canaries’ 3-2 Championship triumph

Daniel Farke admitted Norwich City’s return to the top of the Championship after Wednesday’s 3-2 win against Hull City was the perfect way to celebrate his new Carrow Road contract.

Norwich City eased back to the top of the Championship after a tense 3-2 win over Hull City at Carrow Road on Wednesday night.

Folk East continues to grow in size and sature as one of the most eclectic folk festivals in the country. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at this year’s tempting bill of fare

Any team who can win at Elland Road demands respect for Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke as he looks to plot Hull City’s downfall.

Daniel Farke has a clean bill of health for Norwich City’s Championship test against Hull City at Carrow Road on Wednesday night.

With a film about a Norwich wrestling family tearing up the box office, a Norwich actress ruling the roost at the Oscars and a Norfolk beach set to feature in a summer release, the eyes of the film world are very much honed in on our neck of the woods at the moment.

If you had told any supporter of a Championship club back in August that their team would be 11 points clear of West Brom with 10 games to play, they’d probably have laughed you off as deluded.

Daniel Farke stopped short of saying ‘I told you so’ but warned Norwich City must keep grinding to seal promotion to the Premier League.

Pertinent of Daniel Farke to slap the blinkers on Norwich City in the Championship title race on the eve of the Cheltenham Festival.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his Swansea City verdict after the Canaries’ 1-0 Championship triumph

Daniel Farke joked he might put his feet up on the sofa on Saturday but only to watch Norwich City’s next opponents, not their title rivals, after Friday night’s 1-0 Championship win over Swansea City moved them five points clear.

Daniel Farke has issued a warning to his ‘rule breaking’ Norwich City not to let standards drop against Swansea City.

Teemu Pukki is without doubt the free transfer bargain of the season.

The youthful influence on Norwich City’s squad will help in the fight against complacency, believes in-form midfielder Tom Trybull.

Swansea kick-off a difficult run of fixtures when they arrive at Carrow Road tonight, with an FA Cup quarter-final on the horizon.

Daniel Farke is not getting carried away by rival Championship managers queuing up to lavish praise on him for turning Norwich City into title contenders.

Norwich City’s dominance at the top of the Championship has been recognised again, with manager and player of the month nominations for Daniel Farke and Teemu Pukki.

Legendary winger Darren Huckerby has hailed the quality of Norwich City’s football under Daniel Farke this season – but still thinks the promotion winners of 2004 would have fancied their chances against the current Canaries.

Home may be where the heart is – but I’m increasingly believing that away is where the art is for Norwich City.

Nelson Oliveira’s fist-pumping antics at Ipswich Town suggest Norwich City should turn the old maxim about keeping ‘friends close but enemies closer’ firmly on its head in the defining weeks of the Championship promotion race.

Chris Wilder is hoping Sheffield Wednesday rival Steve Bruce can do his Sheffield United a favour in the Championship promotion race, by denting Norwich City’s Premier League bid.

One club record has already been broken by Norwich City’s surprise success in the Championship this season – and more are in sight.

Former Norwich City player-of-the-season winner Robert Snodgrass has been charged by the Football Association after allegedly abusing anti-doping officials.

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.

Daniel Farke is maintaining the rhetoric that City were touted for a mid-table finish, so everything thereafter is a bonus as part of his strategy to keep the players focused and the pressure off, and quite rightly so.

Daniel Farke is not planning a ringside seat for Monday’s Sheffield derby after Norwich City turned up the heat in the Championship title race.

Millwall chief Neil Harris marvelled at Norwich City’s match-sealing goal but had a word of advice for the Championship leaders.

Nelson Oliveira delighted Norwich City’s travelling support at Millwall with a goal for loan club Reading that pushed Paul Lambert’s Ipswich Town closer to League One.

Norwich City moved back top of the Championship with a 3-1 win at Millwall - and Daniel Farke is loving the view from the summit.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his Millwall verdict after the Canaries’ 3-1 Championship win

Video Millwall v Norwich City - The Lowdown

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Can Norwich City avoid a Millwall mauling to respond to Leeds in the Championship title race? Get in the mood with video, quotes, betting odds, predicted line-ups and squad news.

Remarkable form in front of goal has lifted Norwich City to the top of English football’s goal-scoring charts, with just three Premier League giants ahead of Daniel Farke’s exciting team so far this season.

A Leeds United fan has been banned from entering any pub or club for a year after he threatened others and police following an incident at a city bar.

Guest columnist MATT GUY looks at the importance of Norwich City’s fringe players over the next dozen games

Norwich City boss Daniel Farke is not fussed what happens when Leeds United host West Brom on Friday night, or the Sheffield derby on Monday, as the Championship promotion race boils to a climax.

For the umpteenth time this season the lads once again showed the character, determination and that never-say-die attitude to come back, not just once, but twice to win the game Saturday against a very good well organised Bristol City side.

After another blockbuster at Carrow Road on Saturday, it was perhaps too much to ask for Sunday’s televised double header to provide similar entertainment.

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.

Norwich City are the comeback kings in the Championship this season, after fighting back to win from a losing position for an impressive fifth time.

Millwall loanee Ben Marshall is backing Norwich City for promotion, but rejected a bit-part role in the Canaries’ Championship push.

Daniel Farke is stopping short of banning his Norwich City players mentioning the P-word but wants fans to keep dreaming of the Premier League.

Memorable day for CoNAC ladies’ senior team whilst Thetford AC’s Ben Peck wins the Under 13 boys’ event

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his Bristol City verdict after the Canaries’ stirring 3-2 Championship comeback win

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

As the Championship season nears its critical phase, Matt Guy looks at the strengths of the top four

Norwich City midfielder Mario Vrancic has made a rapid recovery from his ankle injury and is in contention for Bristol City’s Championship visit.

Two long away trips to the north-west which produced three points and put the Canaries back on top of the Championship, two points in front of Leeds... all in all not a bad four days’ work away from Norfolk for the lads.

Sheffield Wednesday chief Steve Bruce is tipping his old club Norwich City to earn promotion to the Premier League.

Sophie McKinna and Chris Baker became British champions as a result of their wins at the UK Indoor Championships in Birmingham.

With every fixture that gets ticked off, there’s an increasing feeling that Norwich City are about to approach the home straight of this nine-month marathon.

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.

It’s a great debate to have in the pub or on a long car journey - what would you change about football to make it better?

Foodbank collection points will be in place around Carrow Road ahead of a Norwich City clash at the start of next month.

Bure Valley Harriers’ Faith Viney continued her excellent start to the Sportlink Grand Prix series with an impressive win at the Valentine’s 10K on Sunday.

You know you are doing something special when the manager of Norwich City’s vanquished opponents, Bolton Wanderers, lavishes praise on the Canaries.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Bolton Wanderers after the Canaries’ Championship win

Can Norwich City get back in the Championship groove at relegation-threatened Bolton Wanderers? Get in the mood with video, quotes, betting odds, predicted line-ups and squad news.

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

I’m not sure that too many of us would have been too surprised by Wednesday night’s performance at Preston.

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.

Daniel Farke insists Norwich City will prove the doubters wrong against Bolton Wanderers after a rare Championship setback at Preston.

Why are we going ahead with the HS2 rail link when regional railways could do with an overhaul? Iain Dale suggest we focus on local schemes instead

Tim Krul is not shying away from Norwich City’s need to return to winning ways at Bolton this weekend.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from Preston North End

Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke insisted his own future can wait after a frustrating 3-1 Championship defeat at Preston on Wednesday night.

Norwich City’s fine unbeaten away run came to a crashing end at Preston this evening, as Leeds reclaimed top spot in the Championship standings.

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.

Sunday’s East Anglian derby went down as one of the fieriest encounters that Norwich has been involved in.

It was a long and winding road, but a picture of The Beatles playing in Great Yarmouth that had never been seen before has finally been printed - after spending 55 years in a drawer as an undeveloped negative.

Kalvin Phillips believes Leeds are the best team in the Championship, despite the Yorkshire side losing top spot to Norwich City recently.

Norwich City fans went roaring into Carrow Road ahead of the East Anglian derby.

Daniel Farke is nervous ahead of Norwich City’s derby. But it has nothing to do with the visit of Paul Lambert’s Ipswich Town.

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

An approaching derby day usually prompts a personal sideshow of bickering with an Ipswich supporting friend. This season I just haven’t had the heart to tease him though.

Daniel Farke was at his poetic best to assess Norwich City’s task against Ipswich Town tomorrow - play with a flame in our heart but stay cool in the head.

Daniel Farke will welcome Paul Lambert and Matt Gill back to Carrow Road - but then do everything in his power to make sure they leave empty-handed.

Ben Godfrey knows all about derby day pressure, after surviving calls for a red card just four minutes after coming on at Ipswich earlier this season.

Rivalries don’t come any bigger for Norwich City than Ipswich Town.

Norwich City’s sporting director Stuart Webber says he wants “clarity” from Leeds over Spygate.

Whatever happens between now and when the season ends in May, Daniel Farke has already proved so many of us wrong.

The battle lines are being drawn up for the 90th league derby between Norwich City and Ipswich Town. It’s a scrap which players on both sides have little experience of though.

What better place to peruse Monday morning’s newspapers than Yorkshire, says David Clayton, following Norwich City’s comprehensive demolition of Leeds United last Saturday

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.

Updated Mario Vrancic lifts PFA fans’ award

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Mario Vrancic is the PFA fans’ Championship player-of-the-month for January.

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.’

It is no surprise football pundit Robbie Savage ruffled a few feathers when he commented on Norwich City’s promotion hopes during a radio phone-in.

As derby day anticipation builds, David Freezer digs out the history books to find the last time that such a huge gap in league position existed ahead of a battle for the East Anglian bragging rights.

A derby date with Ipswich Town is the perfect way for Daniel Farke to get his promotion-chasing Norwich City to forget the epic high against Leeds United.

Outspoken ex-player turned pundit Robbie Savage has ruffled a few feathers by suggesting he would rather see Leeds United, Derby County, Birmingham or Aston Villa than Norwich in the Premier League.

Cole Skuse is urging his Ipswich Town team mates to be bold, brave and rise above the expected taunts when they head to arch rivals Norwich City.

In-form Norwich City midfielder Mario Vrancic has been nominated for the Professional Footballers’ Association Championship Player of the Month award for January, which now goes to a public vote.

After a potentially season-defining success at Leeds, David Freezer takes a look at some of the key talking points following Norwich City’s 3-1 victory at Elland Road.

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.

Hands in his coat pockets. Strolling down the touchline alone with his thoughts while the white scarves twirled and the noise ricocheted around a sold out Elland Road cauldron.

Norwich City enjoyed a memorable away day at Leeds and now you can re-live the glory of the Canaries’ 3-1 triumph with highlights from the top-of-the-table tussle at Elland Road.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries’ emphatic 3-1 away win against Leeds United

Our latest Norwich City player watch followed MARCO STIEPERMANN during the Canaries’ 3-1 triumph at Leeds last night, here’s how the influential German midfielder’s match unfolded...

Daniel Farke insisted City would enjoy the ‘special feeling’ after a sensational 3-1 win at Championship title rivals Leeds United.

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

Norwich City supporters cannot contain their glee after a season-defining performance sent Daniel Farke’s team back to the top of the Championship, after a 3-1 win away to title rivals Leeds.

Alex Tettey returns to the bench for Norwich City but Daniel Farke has opted to named an unchanged starting XI for this evening’s top-of-the-table clash at Leeds.

Can Norwich City spy an opportunity to get the better of Leeds? Get in the mood with video, quotes, predicted line ups and squad news.

Christoph Zimmermann is confident Leeds will be facing a much improved Norwich City side during tonight’s top-of-the-table tussle at 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.

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.

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.

Daniel Farke insists the fallout from ‘spygate’ does not make his task even harder as he attempts to plot Leeds’ downfall in Saturday’s top-of-the-table Championship clash.

Norwich City take on Leeds in a top of the table clash on Saturday.

Having led twice last weekend against Sheffield Utd, but twice letting the Blades back into the game I think there would have been a few disappointed Norwich fans leaving Carrow Road.

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

The overriding feeling from Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Sheffield United seemed to be that winning the game wasn’t as important as not losing it.

Kenny McLean is hoping he can play a central role in Norwich City’s promotion push, after his return to full fitness.

Hollywood star Russell Crowe will be watching Norwich City’s upcoming clash with Leeds this weekend - so long as he can find a pub showing the game.

The intensity of Norwich City’s bruising battle with Sheffield United was the ideal warm-up for crunch clashes with Leeds and Ipswich, according to defender Christoph Zimmermann.

Daniel Farke admits Norwich City’s Championship tussle at Leeds United feels like a cup final.

Listen to the latest edition of the PinkUn Norwich City Podcast as we discuss the Canaries’ 2-2 home draw with promotion rivals Sheffield United, deadline day and Saturday’s top-of-the-table clash at Leeds.

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

Our Norwich City correspondents Paddy Davitt and Dave Freezer answered your questions in our latest pinkun.com online debate.

Norwich City might be a long way from the finished article. But this is their time.

A new fitness store is opening in Norwich city centre.

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

Nelson Oliveira can still have a major say in Norwich City’s Championship promotion charge, despite joining Reading on loan.

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

Have the Canaries got their mojo back at just the right time?

Emi Buendia is fit for Norwich City’s Championship test against Sheffield United - but Louis Thompson and Carlton Morris face 10 weeks out after fresh injury setbacks.

It will go down as one of the very best rants of recent times - who can forget Chris Wilder losing it after his Sheffield United side lost to Norwich last season?

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

Further job losses could be on the horizon at bank Lloyds TSB, after its chief executive refused to deny rumours that more roles could be axed.

Title talk is off the agenda for Norwich City boss Daniel Farke.

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

An independent Ipswich venue which champions East Anglian bands is set to provide professional audio and video performances for up-and-coming acts after securing arts council funding.

West Yorkshire police say they are aware of tweets suggesting Leeds fans should attack the Norwich City team bus when it arrives at Elland Road next weekend.

Tim Krul insists Norwich City must grasp their big chance to get to the Premier League.

Cross country running for young athletes is alive and well.

Marcelo Bielsa might be better advised getting his staff to give Elland Road a lick of pink paint ahead of City’s visit.

Onel Hernandez is delighted with Norwich City’s season so far – but isn’t allowing himself to dream of promotion to the Premier League just yet.

Norwich City are NOT demanding a points deduction for Championship promotion rivals Leeds United over the spying revelations centred around Whites’ boss Marcelo Bielsa.

After a near-perfect weekend for Norwich City in the Championship promotion race, David Freezer takes a look at six key Canaries talking points.

The Canaries have contacted the Football League to urge them to probe the spying episode involving Marcelo Bielsa at Championship promotion rivals Leeds United.

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

Norwich City surged back into second in the Championship with a 3-1 win over Birmingham City on Friday at Carrow Road.

In his weekly column, CHRIS LAKEY ponders the belittling of Championship clubs by Marcelo Bielsa... and the double-edged sword that is Ipswich Town’s ‘come what may’ statement

Daniel Farke insists the cards are already stacked against his injury-hit Norwich without turning Birmingham’s visit into a must-win at Carrow Road.

Former Norwich City manager Alex Neil has criticised the ‘bizarre’ behaviour of Marcelo Bielsa, after the Leeds boss admitted he has had training sessions of every Championship club watched this season.

Does Jordan Rhodes deserve more game time at Norwich City? It’s a question plenty of fans have been asking in the wake of the striker’s crucial equaliser at West Brom.

Jordan Rhodes has kept his side of the loan bargain – now he hopes Norwich City get their due rewards come the summer.

As somebody who spends a lot of time acting suspiciously around Norwich City’s training ground, the controversy surrounding Leeds United spying on Derby County last week has been a fascinating one to follow.

The fine unbeaten away run helping to keep Norwich City’s promotion hopes on track is moving into record breaking realms.

Video West Brom v Norwich City: The Lowdown

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Can Norwich City lay down a huge marker? Get in the mood with video, quotes, team news and expected formations.

So it seems the end is near for former captain Ivo Pinto as a Norwich City player, as the remnants of the costly January transfer window of three years ago are dealt with.

Wes Hoolahan is a Norwich City legend but there will be no quarter given if he tries to halt the Canaries’ Championship charge in West Brom colours.

The manager of Norwich City’s promotion rivals Leeds has bemoaned the amount of players missing from his squad, after seeing midfielder Lewis Baker recalled by Chelsea.

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

Ahead of a testing run of fixtures against promotion rivals, David Freezer takes a closer look at the games which could well shape the rest of the Championship campaign for Norwich City.

The importance of Norwich City’s next four games has the Canaries’ players fired up for a potentially decisive period of the Championship season.

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

Full steam ahead for West Brom is the course Daniel Farke is charting after Norwich City’s 1-0 FA Cup exit to Portsmouth.

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

Tim Krul will live up to his billing in Norwich City’s Championship push.

Former Liverpool and England international Peter Crouch is tipping his old loan club Norwich City to get to the Premier League - and stay there.

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

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

Some points are worth more than others. Norwich City used emergency rations to grab one at Brentford.

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.

Well, at least I now know that my heart must still be in decent shape.

Norwich City have scored more late goals than any of their Championship rivals so far this season.

You can stare at the Championship league table all you want but it will not tell you what is powering this Norwich City revival.

Norwich City’s stirring 3-3 Championship comeback against Nottingham Forest was child’s play for Daniel Farke.

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.

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.

It’s a worrying truth that the planet is in trouble. But by making small green choices everyday, householders are making a difference.

Teemu Pukki may have been the man of the moment yet again but head coach Daniel Farke made sure to share the praise around his high-flying Canaries squad.

Can Norwich City continue their 10-game unbeaten run? Get in the mood for this afternoon’s battle at Blackburn with video, quotes, team news and expected formations.

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.

Getting a result without playing well is key to any promotion push, so while it was disappointing to see City have to come from behind having led, albeit somewhat undeservedly, at Ashton Gate, the fact that they garnered a point from a game they could so easily have lost is a real positive.

What were the biggest TV moments of 2018? We look at the last six months of the year and discover why 2018 was big for the Dyer family, which unusual guests appeared on Bargain Hunt and how the BBC and ITV had a Brexit row of their own.

Harrison Reed admits Saturday’s clash with Norwich City will ‘mean a bit more’ to him, as he experiences playing against a former club for the first time.

Earlier this year it looked like Alex Tettey’s time at Norwich City was coming to an end – but instead the midfield lynchpin is on the verge of passing a major milestone.

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.

The number of sexual entertainment venues in Norwich is to be capped at its current level, after councillors finally agreed to a limit.

Head coach Daniel Farke is under no illusions about how difficult it will be for Norwich City to turn promotion potential into reality.

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

It’s a worrying truth that the planet is in trouble. But by making small green choices everyday, householders are making a difference.

Daniel Farke shovelled all the credit for Norwich City’s battling Bristol City comeback on his players.

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.

Norwich City showed their fighting spirit yet again to draw 2-2 at Bristol City and stretch their unbeaten run to 10 games – but it wasn’t enough to climb back above Leeds at the top of the table.

Top spot in the Championship table may have slipped away but Norwich City fans were still full of praise for the efforts of the Canaries players to fight back and earn a 2-2 draw at Bristol City.

Marco Stiepermann is the unsung hero of Norwich City’s Championship rise.

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Saturday, December 15, 2018

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Famous faces from the University of East Anglia in Norwich are set to appear on a festive edition of University Challenge on Christmas Day.

An ex-teacher has been jailed for 10 years after engaging in sexual activity with two female pupils.

Following the announcement of a celebration game for Wes Hoolahan and Russell Martin at Carrow Road, David Freezer takes a closer look at the details of the big day – and the tantalising possibilities involved

The next time you moan about the Canaries not getting enough national media attention, allow me to introduce you to the Moose.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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Wes Hoolahan is hoping for “a great day out” at Carrow Road next year – after his promised testimonial was announced as a celebration match alongside fellow Canaries legend Russell Martin.

It will be ‘Team Wes’ against ‘Team Russ’ next year, after Norwich City confirmed a special celebration match is being organised to mark the Canaries careers of Wes Hoolahan and Russell Martin.

You Me At Six, with support from Marmozets and The Xcerts, brought their Take Off Your Colours 10th Anniversary tour to The Nick Rayns LCR in Norwich last night.

Salvaging another late winner in epic style at Carrow Road really has got Norwich City believing an unexpected promotion push could be possible this season, following today’s 3-2 victory over Bolton.

Flourishing academy product Todd Cantwell has retained his starting place as Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke names an unchanged team for this afternoon’s Carrow Road clash with Bolton.

If there were three things that had to improve under Daniel Farke this season then more goals, sharper passing and home form were arguably right at the very top of his to-do list.

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Friday, December 7, 2018

Victoria L Bream trading as Bream Scaffolding of Homelea, Back Lane, Barford, Norwich NR9 4AT is applying to change an existing licence as follows: To add an operating centre to keep 1 goods vehicles and 0 trailers at Bream Scaffolding of Homelea, Attleborough Road, Great Ellingham NR17 1JF

Paul Warne insists his Canaries have the ‘backbone’ to sustain a Championship promotion tilt.

They’ve won just one of their last 16 matches before facing high-flying Norwich City – and Bolton will also be without two players on loan from the Canaries at Carrow Road.

Bohemian Rhapsody, Another Brick in the Wall, Mr Blobby...

Todd Cantwell and Max Aarons were the heroes of the hour as Norwich City’s academy starlets played integral roles in firing the Canaries back to the top of the table in a spirited fightback from behind against Rotherham.

Back on top of the table, with academy youngsters playing well and another goal for top scorer Teemu Pukki – life is good for fans of league-leading Norwich City right now.

Mario Vrancic has got the nod ahead of Tom Trybull as part of two changes to Norwich City’s starting line-up for this afternoon’s home clash with Rotherham.

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and that may well have been the case for Canaries fans with Moritz Leitner this week.

I have a question. Actually, I have loads, but most for another day.

Tom Trybull admits he is ‘still mad’ with himself for missing three big chances during Norwich City’s goalless draw at Hull on Tuesday.

Former Norwich City midfielder Bradley Johnson is facing a minimum four-game suspension after being charged with violent conduct following an alleged bite while in action for Derby.

I know it’s a big claim; but I don’t think there’s any better way to get into the festive spirit than going to see The Nutcracker.

Tom Trybull was so nearly the hero for Norwich City at Hull – and now you can watch the three big chances the midfielder couldn’t quite turn into goals.

Nelson Oliveira could be set to end his exile at Norwich City with a proposed January loan move to Turkish club Besiktas - ahead of a permanent summer switch.

It may have been a below par performance to draw 0-0 at Hull but Norwich City remain top of the Championship table.

Tom Trybull has got the nod to start in place of the injured Moritz Leitner in Norwich City’s midfield against Hull this evening.

Can Norwich City make it seven Championship wins on the spin? Get in the mood for tonight’s game at Hull (7.45pm kick-off) with videos, quotes, team news and expected formations.

Hull boss Nigel Adkins has launched a charm offensive ahead of his side’s clash with league leaders Norwich – stating that the Canaries are better than promotion rivals Leeds.

Hull may sit second from bottom in the Championship table but leaders Norwich City will remain wary of the Tigers, insists head coach Daniel Farke.

Hull have slipped back six weeks in their efforts to improve, according to defender Tommy Elphick.

A Norfolk village disappearing into the sea has been named as on the national frontline in the fight against the devastating effects of climate change.

The Pigeon Detectives, with the support of Fling and Norwich based band HANK, kicked off their Christmas tour at The Waterfront, Norwich on Friday 23 November.

Scoring four goals for a remarkable third consecutive game has kept Norwich City flying high at the top of the Championship table, thanks to a superb display at Swansea sealing a sixth win on the spin.

Top of the league and loving it – Norwich City fans are savouring the feeling of flying high as the Championship’s form team.

He was wowing Norfolk audiences with his dance skills before he had even turned 10, and now he’s set for a spin on the country’s most famous dance floor - that of the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Shocking confession alert - I probably spend far too much time following what people are saying on social media about Norwich City.

DJ duo Chase & Status are set to see in the new year in style at a special event in the city.

Goods Vehicle Operator’s Licence

Friday, November 16, 2018

Aspect Group Services Ltd of Unit 11 Chestnut Drive Wymondham Norfolk NR18 9SB is applying to change an existing licence as follows To add an operating centre to keep 1 goods vehicles and 0 trailers at Plant Drive Chestnut Drive Wymondham NR18 9SB.

Wayne Rooney’s inclusion in the latest England squad for a farewell appearance against the USA on Thursday night gave the pinkun.com team an idea…

A disgraced Suffolk teacher who sexually assaulted two teenage girls is facing a jail term when he is sentenced next month.

Two protests, with very different views on immigration, faced off against each other in Norwich city centre.

You realise that you must have somehow failed as a parent when your son announces that he is going to get married during the football season.

Before we get on to the main thrust of the column, I am going to ask for forgiveness: for the use of an Ipswich Town picture and a mention of Paul Lambert.

Norwich City duo Jamal Lewis and Michael McGovern are part of Northern Ireland’s squad for an upcoming friendly against Republic of Ireland on November 15 and a Uefa Nations League clash against Austria at Windsor Park three days later.

There seems to have been genuine surprise when Norwich’s thumping 4-0 win at Hillsborough sent them top of the league on Saturday evening.

As his former loan team prepare for a Carrow Road battle, David Freezer assesses what’s gone wrong for Ben Marshall since Norwich City pipped Millwall to the winger’s signature this summer.

Teemu Pukki says Norwich City won’t make the same mistakes as others that have troubled the Championship summit.

Norwich City’s midfield metronome Moritz Leitner has played more passes than any other player in the Championship so far this season.

Hot shot Mason Bloomfield must seize his big chance after breaking his duck in a season long loan stint at Hamilton.

Daniel Farke’s resurgent Canaries are currently alongside some of football’s biggest names as one of Europe’s most in-form teams.

Millwall must change their mentality if they’re to end their poor run of away form when they take on Norwich City this weekend.

Norwich City correspondents Paddy Davitt and David Freezer hosted our latest pinkun.com online debate with supporters.

Daniel Farke is urging Norwich City fans to savour being one of the Championship promotion contenders.

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Viridor Waste Management Ltd of Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter EX2 7HR is applying to change an existing licence as follows to keep an extra 12 goods vehicles and 4 trailers at the operating centre at 3 Howlett Way, Thetford Norfolk IP24 1HZ

November and Hillsborough, two words Norwich City fans aren’t too keen on, but David Freezer believes Daniel Farke’s in-form Canaries are in a good place to bring an end to some horrible recent records.

I was devastated. When Paul Lambert emerged as the white-hot favourite to replace the departing Paul Hurst a week ago, I found myself having to explain to colleagues why I felt so upset.

The Carabao Cup adventure may have come to an end for another season but now the question for Norwich City is what happens next?

Nine weeks ago, Saturday, August 25, I trudged along Rouen Road back to my car thinking what a long season this could turn out to be.

Police are gearing up for two demonstrations in Norwich on the same day - one protesting about mass immigration and a counter rally showing migrants and refugees are welcome.

Norwich City’s superb form continued with a hard fought 1-0 home victory over Brentford, to make it seven wins from nine league games for Daniel Farke’s impressive side.

Organisations working with care leavers in Norfolk have cautiously welcomed a new government scheme which aims to raise their career aspirations and life chances.

Paul Lambert will watch his new team from the stands at the New Den as Ipswich bid to revive their fortunes at Millwall.

I’ve written a couple of columns in this publication bemoaning the supporters who just don’t (or a least didn’t) seem to understand what Daniel Farke has been trying to do at Norwich City.

Things may be clicking for Daniel Farke at Norwich City but south of the border Paul Hurst’s job as Ipswich Town manager already looks to be under threat.

Patience is a virtue, virtue is a grace and Grace is a little girl who wouldn’t wash her face - one of my childhood favourite authors wrote.

Norwich City moved to within two points of top spot in the Championship and now you can watch highlights of the 2-1 win over Aston Villa which moved the Canaries up to fourth place.

Norwich City have made two changes for this evening’s Championship clash with Aston Villa at Carrow Road, with defensive midfielder Alex Tettey not in the squad at all.

City’s swashbuckling comeback weekend win did much to calm any fears that the slight Stoke stutter would signal the kind of dip in form which defined last season.

Fit-again winger Onel Hernandez is back in the Norwich City starting XI as head coach Daniel Farke makes two changes for this afternoon’s match at Nottingham Forest.

As the 25th anniversary of Norwich City’s famous win at Bayern Munich arrives, we revisit the original report of the EDP’s Trevor Burton of that great Uefa Cup second round first leg success at the Olympic Stadium.

Goods Vehicle Operator’s Licence

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Trevor Charles Bonner trading as Bonner Prestige of Haven House, St Edmunds Road, Lingwood, NR13 4LU is applying for a licence to use 7 Acres Commercial, Ormonde, Ipswich Road, Tasburgh, NR15 INS as an operating centre for 1 goods vehicles and 1 trailers

Consider this snippet from an early Stuart Webber interview upon his arrival at Carrow Road.

Friday will be the 25th anniversary of Norwich City’s famous 2-1 defeat of Bayern Munich – and memories of that great night have been flooding back throughout 2018.

It was around this time 12 months ago the Canaries’ season plunged into a tailspin. Paddy Davitt assesses the prospect of avoiding a repeat ahead of the return to league action at Nottingham Forest this weekend.

Perhaps it’s better if Leeds do finally get their longed-for promotion back to the top flight this season, after the comments of their owner sparked worries for supporters of Championship clubs this week.

Teemu Pukki just loves playing in the Uefa Nations League – after scoring his third consecutive winner for Finland in the new competition.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Michael J Roots trading as Michael J Roots Limited of 1 Turnpike Place, Braintree, Essex, CM7 9GB is applying for a licence to use E H Robert-Penet Group, London Road, Capel St Mary, Suffolk, IP9 2JT as an operating centre for 1 goods vehicles and 1 trailers

There’s one last chance to see Ed Sheeran in Ipswich this summer as the Suffolk popstar announces his final gig in Chantry Park on the August Bank Holiday Monday.

A Norwich teenager has been named one of the best young poets in the world, beating almost 6,000 others to claim the title.

Timm Klose has retained his place in the Switzerland squad, as Norwich City’s international contingent scatters around Europe during the break from Championship action.

Father Ted co-creator Graham Linehan was given a verbal harassment warning after being reported by a transgender activist over social media comments.

You can’t win them all – but the roar of the Carrow Road faithful as a frustrating defeat was confirmed for Norwich City spoke volumes about the amount of progress made in recent weeks.

Our Norwich City correspondent David Freezer delivers his verdict from Carrow Road following the Canaries’ first defeat in seven league games.

Norwich City head to Derby County in the Championship on Wednesday evening when they will be coming up against a number of familiar faces.

Prepare for boardroom battles as The Apprentice returns for a 14th series. Meet Lord Sugar’s new apprentices, including the man who claims “Google is my middle name”. It’s not, though, is it?

Norwich City will travel to Premier League side Bournemouth in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Jordan Rhodes has warned Norwich City must not underestimate opponents Wigan Athletic at Carrow Road this afternoon.

What a couple of weeks it’s been for Norwich City.

As Norwich City’s season continue to follow a rather recognisable pattern, David Freezer assesses the lessons learned from the Carabao Cup exploits of Daniel Farke’s first campaign in charge of the Canaries.

Norwich City sealed progress to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with a dramatic 4-3 victory at Wycombe but have to wait until Saturday to learn who they will face in the last 16.

Tickets have officially sold out for one of Ed Sheeran’s open air gigs at Chantry Park, Ipswich - the finale to his 2019 European tour.

A firm based in Norfolk is riding high on the back of the BBC show Bodyguard, saying since the series aired demand for their “immersive experiences” has doubled.

Norwich City forward Teemu Pukki is the most in-form player in the second tier, according to the latest Sky Sports Championship Power Rankings.

Members of our Norwich Remembers Facebook group have been sharing their favourite fish and chip shop memories.

As Norwich City’s season moves up a gear thanks to three consecutive victories, David Freezer looks at six lessons learned from a winning resurgence.

Daniel Farke is urging fans to savour the Canaries’ Championship surge – but he must stay grounded after a 1-0 win at QPR capped a stunning week.

Boring, boring Norwich City. Another win, another Teemu Pukki goal, another clean sheet.

Winning a third successive Championship match has left Norwich City fans delighted with the progress of Daniel Farke’s team following this evening’s 1-0 win at Queens Park Rangers.

A major UK flooring contractor has made its first foray into East Anglia.

Suffolk’s global superstar Ed Sheeran will be returning to his home county next summer for two huge concerts.

It’s been a cracking good few days for the Canaries.

Moritz Leitner is not the heir apparent to James Maddison - but he is crucial to Norwich City.

The Kaiser Chiefs have announced they are returning to Norwich on their latest tour.

After a morale-boosting win, David Freezer looks at six lessons learned from Norwich City’s 1-0 Championship victory over promotion hopefuls Middlesbrough.

Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you live coverage of Norwich City’s home Championship clash with joint leaders Middlesbrough in our Matchday Live blog.

Christoph Zimmermann has been handed his first league start of the season by Norwich City head coach Daniel Farke, following the injury to captain Grant Hanley ahead of today’s clash with Middlesbrough.

Can Norwich City halt resurgent Boro? Get in the mood with videos, quotes, team news and expected formations.

It’s time to summon some of that Wembley spirit, which Norwich City so memorably nailed in the play-off final three years ago.

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Saturday, September 15, 2018

The Big Prawn Company Ltd, of 1 a Marriott Way, Melton Constable, NR24 2BT is applying fora licence to use Unit 87, Marriott Way, Melton Constable, NR24 2BU as an operating centre for 1 goods vehicle.

Goods Vehicle Operator’s Licence

Friday, September 14, 2018

Goods Vehicle Operator’s Licence H G BLAKE trading as H.G.Blake (Costessey) Ltd of Bull Farm Abattoir, Reepham Road, Felthoipe, Norwich NR10 4DU is applying to change an existing licence

He’s just earned his first England youth caps and now Max Aarons deserves to retain his Norwich City starting spot.

Much of the debate around Norwich City’s quest for upward mobility centres on perception and gut feelings rather than logic and reason.

Norwich City forward Teemu Pukki maintained his good start to the season with a fine winning goal for Finland at the weekend.

With the first chapter of this season’s Championship story complete, David Freezer takes a look at what we’ve learned about Norwich City’s rivals so far.

Steven Naismith admits he took being dropped from the Scotland squad hard during his miserable spell at Norwich City.

Do you like jigsaws? No, me neither, and I certainly don’t envy the midfield pieces Daniel Farke has to find the correct holes for during the international break.

International action gets under way for Norwich City’s on-duty players on Saturday afternoon.

Jamal Lewis can be a superstar, insists his Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill.

Norwich City defender Sean Raggett is set for surgery after suffering an ankle injury just five games into his season-long loan at Rotherham United.

Christian group Lightlife has marked its 151st anniversary with a week of activities for children around Cromer.

Grant Hanley is only getting started – and that spells trouble for Championship strikers.

Norwich City extended their unbeaten run in the East Anglian derby to 11 matches and now you can watch how they hit back at Portman Road to deny Ipswich in a 1-1 draw.

The unbeaten run goes on – and now you can re-live Norwich City’s 1-1 derby draw at Ipswich through some of our favourite images of the Portman Road battle.

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

Moritz Leitner’s first goal for Norwich City rescued a Championship point and stretched the Canaries’ unbeaten run against bitter rivals Ipswich Town to 11 games at Portman Road this afternoon.

Daniel Farke has made a bold selection ahead of today’s East Anglian derby, throwing youngsters Max Aarons and Emi Buendia into the heat of a Portman Road battle as part of three changes.

Can Norwich City retain the bragging rights over Ipswich Town? Get in the mood with videos, quotes, team news and expected formations.

Derby Day arrives yet again on Sunday – sadly, I’m yet to have that normal buzz as I would in the build-up.

In the opening minutes of last Saturday’s game the Leeds defender Luke Ayling found himself closed down by Jordan Rhodes and left exposed by his own goalkeeper who had rushed from his line with no hope of getting to the ball first.

Jordan Rhodes, Grant Hanley, Dennis Srbeny and Tom Trybull are being monitored ahead of Norwich City’s Championship derby trip to Ipswich Town.

In his weekly column, Norwich City correspondent and PinkUn Show host Michael Bailey looks ahead to THAT match... the East Anglian derby

Daniel Farke insists the Canaries will be ready for any late transfer deadline day drama.

If there’s one thing you all know about me by now, good or bad I tell it exactly how I think it is and I’ve never apologised for speaking my mind.

Pubs in Dereham have welcomed more away football fans stopping in the town before games against Norwich City but councillors have warned that appropriate measures must be in place to deal with groups of supporters.

While there is little doubt that table-toppers Leeds would cause most Championship teams problems playing how they did on Saturday, their comfortable win at Carrow Road highlighted more worrying wider issues for City.

A Norfolk adventurer is taking a well earn breather after pedalling 2,500 miles on an epic cycle ride from John O’Groats to Gibraltar.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from the Cardiff City Stadium

Norwich City’s young guns surged into round three of the League Cup with a 3-1 win at Premier League Cardiff City on Tuesday night.

Daniel Farke is relishing a selection headache for a derby trip to Ipswich Town after his much-changed Norwich City swept Cardiff City aside 3-1 in Tuesday’s League Cup tie.

Can Norwich City claim a Premier League scalp? Get in the mood with videos, quotes, team news and expected formations.

How much time do you give a project to transition from the old way of working to the new one?

If Norwich City’s defeat at the hands of Leeds United was meant as a reality check it really wasn’t required.

Daniel Farke is not cracking the whip after Norwich City’s heavy defeat to Leeds - his players are doing the job for him.

Daniel Farke is weighing up wholesale changes for Norwich City’s League Cup trip to Cardiff City.

Daniel Farke is convinced Norwich City are on the right track despite a 3-0 Championship mauling to title contenders Leeds United.

Sunshine and showers. If ever the mood matched the weather this was it in Norwich’s City Championship surrender to Leeds United.

Daniel Farke admitted ruthless Leeds dished out a Championship lesson in Norwich City’s 3-0 Championship defeat at Carrow Road.

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

Louis Thompson and Tom Trybull come back into Norwich’s starting XI for the Championship game against Leeds United at Carrow Road.

Video Norwich City v Leeds United: The Lowdown

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Can Norwich City halt Marcelo Bielsa’s rampant Leeds United? Get in the mood with videos, quotes, team news and expected formations.

Football often involves fine margins, but fortune does tend to even itself out over time.

Fortune favours the brave, a phrase Daniel Farke should ask Moritz Leitner to write out 100 times on a blackboard in a Bart Simpson style.

Okay, blackboards may be a bit old school, so an interactive digital whiteboard instead, perhaps?

Ahead of today’s Carrow Road clash, Leeds fan and blogger Rob Atkinson discusses the rapid work of new manager Marcelo Bielsa at Elland Road.

Daniel Farke is unfazed at facing Marcelo Bielsa, the man Pep Guardiola hailed the best coach in the world.

Timm Klose was not saying goodbye to the Carrow Road faithful after Norwich City’s pressure-relieving win over Preston, Daniel Farke insists.

Alex Tettey is planning on a lot of recovery time before the week is done – but knows there is only one answer if the Norwich City call comes again at the weekend, when Championship leaders Leeds United visit Carrow Road.

Jamal Lewis is hoping for another cracking Carrow Road atmosphere against Leeds as Norwich City look to build on their first win of the Championship season.

Having lost to a last-minute goal against Sheffield United – thanks to Billy Sharp – the pressure really was on Daniel Farke’s men to win their first game of the season on Wednesday night when former manager Alex Neil bought his Preston team to Carrow Road.

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa believes Norwich City are a better team than their early mid-table Championship position reflects.

Shoppers were in for a surprise on Thursday afternoon when the TV presenter popped in to film for his upcoming TV series.

Fine finishes from Teemu Pukki and Alex Tettey kick-started Norwich City’s season last night – and now you can re-live those vital goals by watching highlights from the game.

Norwich City sunk Preston with a late double in a 2-0 Championship win that earned the Canaries their first three points of the new season on Wednesday night at Carrow Road.