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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.

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