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Die-hard Norwich City fans are eyeing a Canaries badge of honour and a memorable away day after moving quickly to buy all of the 5,000 tickets on sale for next month's game at Wigan.

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.

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.

Ex-Norwich City boss Alex Neil has brushed off speculation touting him with the Canaries' Championship promotion rivals West Brom.

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.

West Brom are reportedly considering former Norwich City manager Alex Neil for their vacant hot seat, following the promotion hopefuls' decision to sack Darren Moore.

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.

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

Norwich City duo Daniel Farke and Teemu Pukki have avoided the dreaded monthly awards' curse after missing out on the Championship manager and player-of-the-month respectively.

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.

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

Preston boss and former Norwich City manager Alex Neil is being linked with the vacancy at Scottish giants Celtic.

Steve Morison is loving Norwich City's Championship work but pledges Millwall will raise their game against his old club as they scrap for survival.

Listen to the latest edition of the PinkUn Norwich City Podcast as we review a vital victory over Bristol City and look ahead to a revenge mission at Millwall.

Listen to the latest edition of the PinkUn Norwich City Podcast as we discuss Preston, Bolton and the Canaries' Bristol City challenge.

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

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.

In his weekly column, Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey sees the Canaries' need to adapt and the comparative cases of Alex Neil and Paul Lambert.

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

Our interactive Norwich City fanzine The PinkUn Show is LIVE from Lancashire to discuss all the latest Canaries talking points on Valentine's night.

Preston North End boss Alex Neil is tipping Norwich City to last the course in the Championship promotion stakes but admitted it was sweet to put one over his old club in a 3-1 midweek win.

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

Norwich City were thwarted by Canaries' old boy Declan Rudd in a 3-1 Championship defeat to Alex Neil's Preston at Deepdale on Wednesday night.

Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full coverage of Norwich City's 2018-19 EFL Championship clash with Preston North End, in our Matchday Live blog from Deepdale.

Alex Neil handled his Norwich City departure with dignity and most City fans wouldn't begrudge him success at Preston

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.

Listen to the latest edition of the PinkUn Norwich City Podcast as we discuss the Canaries' latest derby success and a busy week ahead.

Declan Rudd insists there will be no room for sentiment when he comes up against his boyhood club on Wednesday night.

Alex Neil insists he harbours no bitterness towards Norwich City and will always be grateful to the opportunity the Canaries gave him.

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.

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

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.

The transfer window can be tricky for managers, and Norwich City have had hits and misses - CHRIS LAKEY looks at the top 10 in terms of fees paid

Daniel Farke respects Marcelo Bielsa's work, but Norwich City would never spy on a Championship rival.

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.

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.

In his weekly column, Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey looks at a pair of well-meaning issues the EFL should not simply leave alone.

Sometimes it pays to look at what is happening at Norwich City through the eyes of outsiders.

Ahead of a big FA Cup opportunity, David Freezer caught up with former Norwich City forward Jamar Loza, as Woking prepare to try and pull off a third round giant-killing against Premier League opposition.

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

Late drama and Norwich City have gone hand in hand this season, with the latest injury-time drama making it 20 points earned in the closing stages of Championship games so far.

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.

Former Norwich City first team coach Mike Phelan has been named part of new Manchester United caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's backroom team at Old Trafford.

Are Norwich City the real deal? If they're not already, they're certainly getting close to it.

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.

Daniel Farke is Championship manager-of-the-month for the first time in his Norwich City reign.

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.

Ahead of Saturday's Carrow Road clash with battling Rotherham, David Freezer takes a look at the fine job Norfolk-born Paul Warne is doing in his first gig as a manager with the South Yorkshire side.

City's extended sparkling run of form has rightly seen the likes of Emi Buendia and Teemu Pukki receive the plaudits they deserve.

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.

Norwich City Hall of Famer Paul Lambert is the new Ipswich Town manager.

After showing Alex Neil what he's capable of, Sergi Canos is setting his sights on doing the same at Carrow Road tomorrow.

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.

Brentford head coach Thomas Frank admitted his side must improve defensively after shipping four goals at Preston ahead of their weekend trip to Norwich.

With a quarter of the 2018-19 EFL Championship season already done and dusted, which clubs are improving their fortunes on last season and at which end? Michael Bailey crunches some numbers for Norwich City and beyond.

It was cruelly appropriate that Timm Klose should accidentally score Stoke City's match winner at Carrow Road.

After a run of just one defeat in nine games - featuring a five-game winning streak - David Freezer takes a look back at how Norwich City's resurgent form unfolded since the last international break.

An unbeaten return to frontline management has earned Norwich City favourite Gary Holt the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership Manager of the Month award for September.

The game against Wigan last Saturday demonstrated how quickly football managers respond to successful tactics.

As Norwich City move into the Championship play-off positions with their fourth consecutive league victory, Canaries correspondent David Freezer looks at the key talking points from the 1-0 home win over Wigan.

Reading have lost all three of their Championship home games so far this season but manager Paul Clement is feeling rejuvenated ahead of Norwich City's arrival at the Madejski Stadium.

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

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

Trust was the key to James Maddison's rise to success under Daniel Farke at Norwich City, the Premier League new boy has revealed.

It's been a week for looking back for me.

Sean Raggett is hoping the knee injury picked up while in action for loan club Rotherham 'isn't too serious'.

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

Norwich City will step out at Portman Road on Sunday with arguably one of the least experienced derby day squads in recent history.

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

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

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.

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?

Daniel Farke will make a late call on Grant Hanley for the Championship visit of table topping Leeds United to Carrow Road, after the skipper suffered a shin injury in the midweek win over Preston.

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.

When I first came to the Fine City to live back in spring 2016, I had no affiliation to Norwich City. I was just another fella who found himself in these parts for work.

Alex Neil felt his Preston team should have won at Carrow Road, had his players shown the same clinical edge as Teemu Pukki.

Alex Tettey's stunning goal is sure to make the highlights this season - but the Norwich City midfielder knows the rest of his night's work was a painful experience.

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