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Norwich City’s Premier League reunion with Chris Hughton is on hold, after Brighton sacked the former Canaries boss – one day after the 2018-19 season ended.

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.

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

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.

Warm weather breaks have become common place in modern football but Norwich City will be breaking new ground when they head to the USA for the approaching international break.

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

Dan Ashworth – the Norfolk man who played a key role in helping England to the semi-finals of the World Cup - has left the Football Association.

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

Former Norwich City centre-half Sebastien Bassong could be in line for a return to professional football.

Today is like Christmas Eve for football fans, the day before the big day, as club football returns centre stage across the country.

I may be a Johnny-come-lately to the great Norfolk Day party but there was one aspect of life in this wonderful county that wasn’t properly celebrated during the overdue pat on the back that we gave ourselves last week.

Tim Krul revealed former Norwich City boss Chris Hughton played a part in him joining the Canaries.

Our alternative Norwich City A-Z has brought us to W for the Wolf... and other transfer mysteries. CHRIS LAKEY looks at some of the players who just haven’t cut the mustard at Carrow Road

Ewan Chester had two spells heading up Norwich City’s scouting network. He spoke to Michael Bailey about some of the deals – that both came off and fell away.

Our alternative Norwich City A-Z has taken us into dangerous territory. Head of sport Chris Lakey treads carefully in the legal minefield that is P for pubs... and other misdemeanours.

Maybe it wasn’t all bad at Norwich City, for the man now leading England in Russia – Michael Bailey toys with Canaries’ history and that man, Harry Kane.

England captain Harry Kane would have shown his potential at Norwich City but for his broken foot – according to the man that helped bring him to Carrow Road, Ewan Chester.

The World Cup is offering a window to the Premier League past for Norwich City fans this summer, as David Freezer reviews in our alternative A-Z series, with N for the Canaries nearly boys.

After this week’s mega-money sale of a previous Norwich City deadline day signing in James Maddison, David Freezer decided to make L for last orders please, in our alternative Canaries A-Z summer series.

Harry Kane is the most popular man in England at the moment but it’s tough for Norwich City fans to avoid a rueful laugh when watching the World Cup success of the former Canaries loanee.

On the eve of the big reveal – the new season’s fixture list – it is appropriate that I is for Ipswich.

They might not be remembered as the very best to ever pull on the shirt at Carrow Road. But they will never be forgotten. Paddy Davitt looks at G in our alternative Canaries’ A to Z alphabet... for the Ginger Pele.

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. In the latest stop along our alternative Canaries alphabet, MICHAEL BAILEY declares that E is for “England”…

Josh Murphy is a wanted man this summer – but is he wanted by Norwich City fans?

Chris Hughton is reportedly weighing up a reunion with Josh Murphy - but faces competition from Premier League new boys Fulham and Championship Middlesbrough.

As news of a new two-year contract for Alex Tettey is confirmed by Norwich City, David Freezer assesses just how important the midfielder has proved to be for the Canaries during the current Championship season.

The party can continue for Norwich City after Alex Tettey signed a new two-year contract to stay with the club.

Perception counts for so much when football is viewed through such a short term prism.

Brighton chief Chris Hughton admits his second season in charge of the Canaries was the most difficult of his coaching career.

As Norwich City winger Josh Murphy closes on a career landmark, David Freezer assesses the progress of the academy product as a first-team threat after his fine equalising strike at Barnsley in midweek.

Norwich City supporters have witnessed more draws at Carrow Road this season than in any of the last 18 – and there are still five home games left to play.

Ricky van Wolfswinkel is hoping to help Basel pull off a Champions League shock against Manchester City on Tuesday night.

Russell Martin has gone - but will he be back?

It may be too early to put the current Norwich City squad into the same bracket as the famous 59’ers but having been so starved of FA Cup success in recent seasons it’s hard not to count taking Chelsea to a replay as a cup run.

Norwich City are braced for further interest in prized playmaker Alex Pritchard, after seeing Huddersfield Town test their resolve early in the January transfer window.

Sean Morrison. Scott Hogan, Conor Hourihane. Bailey Wright. All touted as good, possible, signings for Norwich City a year ago.

Korey Smith admitted knocking Manchester United out of the League Cup was one of the greatest moments of his life.

“Do you still speak to Neil Adams?” It’s one of the questions that comes up most often from Norwich City supporters.

As records continue to tumble for the Canaries under head coach Daniel Farke, DAVID FREEZER reflects on how City have taken control of the longest ever unbeaten run in East Anglian derby history.

He was the main man in the Premier League for Norwich City and Grant Holt is well aware he will be a big-name scalp in the Southern Premier Division – but tells DAVID FREEZER he’s as up for the fight as ever.

Much acclaim has been sent in the direction of Timm Klose during Norwich City’s defensive revival since the international break but Alex Tettey should also take a great deal of credit.

Football is increasingly becoming a contrived and convoluted numbers game, brought into sharp focus by the media’s clamour to provide fans with possession statistics, shots on goal counts or the amount of kilometres individual players have travelled during their 90 minutes on the pitch.

Sebastien Bassong could soon be back in the Championship – and potentially facing Norwich City.

Norwich City endured a frustrating afternoon at home to Sunderland in Daniel Farke’s first home league match as City boss.

I’d guess that when Alex Neil left Hamilton for Norwich City back in January, 2015, few people had actually ever heard of him.

Canaries fan DAVE MAJOR kicks of the first in our new series, Sunday Fan Zone, with his thoughts on the game at Fulham.

As pre-season comes to a close for Norwich City, DAVID FREEZER assesses the progress of the seven new players in City’s squad ahead of the Championship opener at Fulham.

The style of Norwich City’s play under new head coach Daniel Farke provided ideal preparation for Brighton boss Chris Hughton.

Bringing the Norwich City faithful to their feet with a fine finish made for a memorable Carrow Road debut as a Canaries player for Marley Watkins.

Marley Watkins announced his arrival to the Norwich City home fans with a fearsome strike in the Canaries’ final pre-season friendly against Chris Hughton’s Brighton on Saturday.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his pre-season verdict, following the Canaries’ Brighton finale

Marley Watkins thumped home a stunning equaliser to earn Norwich City’s new boys a 1-1 draw against Premier League Brighton in their final pre-season dress rehearsal.

Pre-season came to a close for Norwich City this afternoon in a 1-1 draw with Premier League new boys Brighton & Hove Albion at Carrow Road.

Daniel Farke is preparing for a red letter day at Carrow Road against Brighton. Paddy Davitt assesses how the German’s Norwich City squad is shaping up.

Ahead of the visit of Premier League new boys Brighton to Carrow Road, Seagulls fan ANTHONY JAMES looks ahead to a top-flight season with Chris Hughton in charge of his team.

As Brighton head for Carrow Road during pre-season, DAVID FREEZER looks at the ripples still spreading in yellow and green waters from Chris Hughton’s reign

Finishing pre-season unbeaten will be Norwich City’s target when Premier League new boys Brighton come to Carrow Road tomorrow.

Ricky van Wolfswinkel admits Norwich City’s ‘kick and rush’ style was the toughest spell of his career.

Norwich City have announced that head of sports science Nick Davies has left the club with immediate effect.

England begin their European Under-21 Championship against Sweden this afternoon, with Norwich City duo Jacob Murphy and Angus Gunn both hoping to be involved.

Harry Kane’s difficulties during a loan spell at Norwich City are well documented, but Russell Martin says then it was clear there was a good footballer struggling to get out.

Premier League sides West Ham and Brighton are both considering moves for outgoing Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy.

We continue our look through the top 100 players in Norwich City’s appearance list, with Paddy Davitt reflecting on Neil Adams’ loyal service to the club.

The Canaries will open their pre-season at non league Lowestoft Town on July 8 before wrapping up against ex-boss Chris Hughton’s Brighton at Carrow Road on July 29.

Ryan Bennett could be a target for his ex-Norwich City boss Chris Hughton at newly-promoted Premier League club Brighton.

Ricky van Wolfswinkel is the poster boy for Norwich City’s recent struggles in the transfer market.

There is something of an end-of-an-era feel ahead of tomorrow’s game at Carrow Road.

Moves to stabilise Norwich City’s finances and bring a fresh approach to the Canaries’ on-field quality have kicked off early – removing around £5m a season from the club’s wage bill.

The Pink Un Show – Mustard TV’s Norwich City fanzine – is LIVE on YouTube every Wednesday from 7.30pm during the season to cover all the latest Canaries talking points.

It’s more than three years since Chris Hughton was told to clear his desk at Carrow Road.

Times have changed. Society has changed. Throughout it all, Norwich has changed.

Chris Hughton harbours no malice towards Norwich City over the manner of his sour exit.

Norwich City are saving their best for last, as they got a small bit of their own back on Chris Hughton and Brighton – MICHAEL BAILEY brings you his six lessons learned from the weekend.

It was supposed to be Brighton’s Championship title winning party procession. It turned into the Alex Pritchard show.

Ambition burns brightly around Stuart Webber. Life at Norwich City this summer will not be dull.

I suspect that many of us had to pinch ourselves when the final whistle blew at Deepdale after such a lacklustre showing against Fulham – but nevertheless it was good to see City record an away win, even if they suffered the customary wobble after Preston pulled a goal back, predictably enough from a free header at a set-piece.

Pink Un Matchday returns to Carrow Road, as the crew review Norwich City’s 2-0 victory over Premier League-bound Brighton.

Chris Hughton admitted Brighton’s sluggish 2-0 Championship loss at Norwich City could have been a promotion hangover.

Norwich City’s October thumping drove them on to prove their point against promoted Brighton – and Alex Pritchard didn’t mind how it came about.

Alex Pritchard will have lapped up the bile from the Brighton boo boys, insisted interim Norwich City boss Alan Irvine.

Norwich City fans have been enjoying a positive night after watching the Canaries beat already promoted Brighton 2-0 at Carrow Road, thanks to two own goals forces by spectacular Alex Pritchard shots.

Norwich City denied Chris Hughton’s Brighton a Championship title party at Carrow Road in bizarre fashion, with Seagulls’ keeper David Stockdale credited with two own goals in 2-0 league win for the Canaries.

Norwich City have announced a minute’s applause will take place on Friday ahead of Brighton’s Championship visit to mark the tragic death of Ugo Ehiogu.

It started with a picture – or rather a tweet. A beaming Sebastien Bassong holding the Barry Butler Trophy, alongside words to suggest the whole scenario was an aberration.

Scottish giants Rangers are reportedly ready to offer Graham Dorrans an escape route from Carrow Road this summer.

Russell Martin will become just the 23rd player to play 300 matches for Norwich City if he plays against Brighton tonight.

Chris Hughton bears no ill will towards Norwich City ahead of his first competitive Carrow Road return with newly-promoted Brighton.

Alan Irvine is banking on a stinging Championship mauling at Brighton sparking a revenge mission ahead of Friday’s Carrow Road return (7.45pm).

Plenty of sub-plots ahead of Chris Hughton’s first competitive return to Carrow Road, but the big question is can Norwich City halt Brighton’s bid to clinch the Championship title?

In his very first interview after being appointed Norwich City sporting director, Stuart Webber was asked what he thought was the main reason for the club’s struggles and failings over the last couple of seasons.

Ivo Pinto hopes he will still be a Norwich City player next season but admits he cannot yet be certain.

Alex Tettey returned to training on Thursday in a bid to prove his fitness for Brighton’s televised Championship visit to Norwich City on Friday.

Norwich City’s interim head coach Alan Irvine has been speaking to the media ahead of tomorrow’s Championship clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at Carrow Road.

Re-live coverage of Norwich City interim manager Alan Irvine’s media briefing ahead of the Canaries’ fixture at home to Brighton.

Norwich City’s poor Championship season has seen the Canaries’ squad miss out on being selected for the PFA Championship team of the year.

Alex Neil is heading back to Carrow Road – to work as a television analyst when Norwich City take on Brighton tomorrow.

We could see the title won at Carrow Road tomorrow night.

Anyone else think it seems like the end of term at school down at Carrow Road at the moment?

Norwich City’s players are in no mood to host Brighton’s title party, Russell Martin insists.

Chris Hughton left Carrow Road in a hail of clap banners. He returns as a Premier League manager.

Norwich City writers Michael Bailey and Paddy Davitt discuss a rare away day success for Norwich City, as they pick up a 3-1 win at Preston North End.

It’s inevitable at this time of year that the green-eyed monster comes out in any football fan.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his snap verdict from Deepdale

Pink Un Matchday returns to Carrow Road, as the crew review Norwich City’s 3-1 defeat to play-off chasing Fulham.

Chris Hughton’s return to Carrow Road with Brighton and Hove Albion has been moved to a Friday night kick-off so it can be screened live by Sky Sports.

Norwich City Football Club was formed 115 years ago.

With the Championship’s top six apparently riding off into the sunset, Norwich City supporters had begun to get used to the idea that we might be in for the rarest of seasons at Carrow Road; one that features nothing to play for from March onwards.

When the dust has settled and this season is consigned to the history books, there will be a generation of Norwich City fans who will remember Alex Neil as the man who took us to Wembley.

It says a lot about this torrid season that Norwich reserved one of their worst performances for a game they had to win to have maintained any realistic hopes of salvaging a top-six finish.

Question: Who was the first player to get a full international cap whilst playing for Norwich City?

It’s another first for Norwich City this weekend when they head to Burton Albion’s Pirelli Stadium for the first time in the club’s history.

If the M25 had been clear one day in August last summer then there’s a fair chance Alex Pritchard would be flying high in the Championship automatic promotion places with Brighton right now.

Sergi Canos insists he is a better player despite his frustrating Norwich City after completing a deadline day move to Brentford.

Maybe it’s the lukewarm atmosphere we’ve had at Carrow Road. Maybe it’s someone taking a bit of ownership, when others had previously read the body language as more damaging than productive.

Rightly or wrongly, one name will be on the lips of many at Carrow Road tomorrow, as Paul Lambert returns to the scene of his greatest managerial successes.

The Boxing Day defeat against Reading saw us reach the halfway point of a very poor season so far for Norwich City.

Canaries fans are today calling for Norwich City manager Alex Neil to go after they saw their side slump to their eighth defeat in 10 games.

The last time Norwich City hosted Brentford at Carrow Road Alex Pritchard was the best player on the pitch.

Alex Neil has gone back to square one. This wretched run of five straight Championship defeats has reset the goalposts at Norwich City to the extent that the task at hand is now precisely the one he was brought to the club to perform.

Promotion, promotion, promotion – Jez Moxey’s words echoed around Carrow Road at the AGM as the chief executive insisted the club’s aim of an immediate return to the Premier League hadn’t waned, despite an increasingly abysmal run of form.

There will be plenty of familiar faces on show when Norwich City clash with Derby County in the Championship tomorrow.

1 – Colney has become redundant

I still remember my first impressions of Alex Neil as a manager. Why shouldn’t I? It was less than two years ago after all.

Norwich City chief Alex Neil can count on the full support of the man who inflicted his worst day in management.

Norwich City writers Dave Freezer and Paddy Davitt discuss Norwich City’s 5-0 defeat at Brighton.

After seeing Norwich City’s season slide on to thin ice at Brighton, David Freezer searches for answers amongst the wreckage of a damaging 5-0 defeat.

Chris Hughton insisted he took no extra pleasure in putting one over the club who cut him adrift after Brighton’s crushing 5-0 Championship win against Norwich City.

Bravery is now Alex Neil’s only refuge to avoid becoming collateral damage in Norwich City’s Championship tailspin.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries’ sorry surrender on the south-coast

Alex Neil apologised to the Norwich City fans for the ‘worst defeat of his managerial career’ in a 5-0 Championship crushing at Brighton.

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

Brighton 5 Norwich City 0

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Norwich City slumped to the heaviest defeat of Alex Neil’s tenure with an abject 5-0 Championship hammering at Chris Hughton’s Brighton.

Norwich City’s trip to Brighton is less a Championship promotion duel and more a battle of wills.

Brighton & Hove Albion Supporters’ Club vice-chairman Liz Costa takes a look at this afternoon’s game against Norwich City.

Returning to boyhood club Brighton will fill Norwich City captain Russell Martin with a great deal of pride.

Brighton chief Chris Hughton knows exactly what to expect from his old club Norwich City - which means stopping Wes Hoolahan.

If I still banged out my column on an old typewriter, I’d hate to see all the crossings out I would have made this week.

Ryan Bennett is well aware that Norwich City’s defensive problems must be eliminated if the Canaries are to earn a positive result at high-flying Brighton on Saturday.

Norwich City will come out swinging at Brighton insists Alex Neil after a series of low blows.

We’ve been figured out, but that’s not the end of the world.

It all came to a grinding halt at Carrow Road for Norwich City on Saturday. Michael Bailey takes six things to task from the fallout…

Michael McGovern has vowed Norwich City will sort out their defensive issues – and ensure their recent Championship stumbles do not become more serious.

Norwich City fans must be affording themselves a little bit of freedom to be bullish about their Championship chances for this season.

For the best part of a decade Norwich City fans have enjoyed Wes Hoolahan’s sublime and subtle talent slowly cement itself in Canaries’ folklore.

Here we go again, it’s time to talk about the Craven Cottage hoodoo, yet again.

Fair play to the lads last weekend up at Molineux – it was the perfect response everyone was looking for after the major disappointment of losing in the manner they did against Newcastle.

They did it their way… Michael Bailey reflects on a very welcome three points for Norwich City over Cardiff with six key lessons …

Among the many and numerous ‘changes’ that can be pinned on the emergence of football’s transfer windows, the loss of one great tradition irks.

Nathan Redmond has revealed how tough he found last season – and how he had to leave Norwich City for the sake of his career.

Bringing success and excitement to Norwich City will be the key focus for Alex Pritchard as he returns to Championship football this season.

Former Blackpool boss Ian Holloway is tipping Norwich City to get automatic Championship promotion if they can land Ross McCormack, who he rates as the best player outside the Premier League.

Norwich City are monitoring Blackburn’s Scottish international centre-back Grant Hanley amid reports the Canaries may launch a £5.5m raid.

Alex Neil’s squad face a difficult road ahead. Paddy Davitt talks to a man who has been over this course before.

Nathan Redmond has left Norwich City for Southampton in a club-record deal for the Canaries.

Take the temperature and gauge the reaction from Norwich City fans to the release of the Championship fixtures and it feels less like excitement and more a sense it is time to get down to business.

Chief Norwich City writer Paddy Davitt focuses on the club’s next generation, in the latest part of a summer series.

Goals are the currency Norwich City must find to fire the club’s Premier League promotion push. Chief City correspondent Paddy Davitt has picked out the Championship’s proven strikers who could rifle Alex Neil’s squad back to the big time.

Sports writer David Freezer looks at the clubs who have managed to bounce back to the top flight at the first attempt... and those who haven’t.

Gary Hooper insists his gamble in leaving Norwich City has paid off as he targets a third play-off promotion success of his career at Wembley with Sheffield Wednesday.

It may have been a disappointing season for Norwich City players, but a few ex-Canaries are enjoying their extended campaigns, thanks to the play-offs.

Gary Hooper insists his gamble in leaving Norwich City has paid off as he targets a third play-off promotion success of his career at Wembley with Sheffield Wednesday.

As Norwich City begin their preparations for life outside of the elite, sports reporter GAVIN CANEY looks at why there’s still plenty of reasons to be cheerful once the pain of Premier League relegation eases.

Sebastien Bassong has suffered an incredible six relegations in a decade after Sunderland’s victory sent Norwich City down to the Championship on Wednesday night.

David McNally’s resignation has left the Canaries with some big shoes to fill. Our Fans Zone columnists give their views on his exit as the club approaches a crucial summer whatever division they are in.

David McNally’s departure from Norwich City brings to a close an eventful period in the club’s history. PADDY DAVITT looks at his legacy.

David McNally’s time in charge at Norwich City may have come to an end today but his seven seasons as chief executive at Carrow Road will not be forgotten.

Gutsy, spirited, committed: All of those words unquestionably apply to City’s performance at the Emirates last week but unfortunately so does the phrase “ultimately not quite good enough”.

“I wouldn’t say it’s been toxic, more nervous.” That was a glorious snippet of conversation I managed to catch between two stewards at The Emirates Stadium on Saturday as they discussed the state of the atmosphere at recent Arsenal home games.

It was a stick to beat Chris Hughton with when Norwich City were relegated two seasons ago: the lack of fight his Canaries would produce when going a goal down.

Gary Hooper aims to prove he can cut it in the Premier League with Championship promotion hopefuls Sheffield Wednesday after his sour spell at Norwich City.

Kyle Lafferty was the toast of the blue half of Birmingham yesterday after the almost inevitable debut goal for Gary Rowett’s side.

Put club allegiance to one side for a moment and ask yourself who is the Premier League’s stand-out performer this season.

It was all about a vital Premier League win over a relegation rival – but what a way to go and do it. Michael Bailey takes it all down to six key points – just like the new gap back to the Magpies…

Norwich City face nine of the biggest matches in their history as they look to pull off the great escape and condemn Newcastle and Sunderland to the Championship.

They’re very proud of their musical heritage in Wales.

Norwich City’s players are not cheating the fans or their manager. They are cheating themselves as they stumble to the Premier League exit.

There is one crucial difference between Norwich City’s perilous position now and the desperate, dispiriting manner they exited the Premier League in 2013/14.

Norwich City will head out to Abu Dhabi this week for a training camp ahead of the Premier League run-in.

Let’s get one thing straight from the off, Norwich City do not have a divine right to be in the Premier League.

Gavin Caney takes a look at how Alex Neil’s top-flight record compares with former Norwich City managers.

Norwich City 0 Tottenham 3

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Norwich City’s relegation fears deepened with a 3-0 Premier League defeat to title-challenging Tottenham at Carrow Road on Tuesday night.

Norwich City have shown unwavering support to Alex Neil’s survival bid by flexing their financial muscle this winter.

The remarkable rise of Harry Kane has come as a surprise to many Norwich City supporters but Alex Tettey knew there was something special about his former team-mate.

Having had a chest infection, I thought the worst yellow and green stuff I’d see this week would have been something I’d coughed up, but the first half against Everton was just as bad and left a similarly unpleasant taste.

Anyone who has followed Norwich City for any length of time will be largely inured to disappointment. A club that lacks the financial resources of most of its competitors is always going to find existence at the top table of English football a struggle, writes Robin Sainty.

As Norwich City learn Manchester City are their FA Cup opponents, we look back at City’s recent highs and lows in the competition.

Canaries columnist Jon Rogers has been impressed by the way Alex Neil has taken a small leaf out of ex-City boss Chris Hughton’s book in the quest for Premier League survival

Ten games down, 28 to go, but are Norwich City on track to retain their Premier League status?

If someone had told me after conceding an injury-time equaliser at Upton Park that Norwich would fail to pick up a single point from home games against Leicester and West Brom and Newcastle away, it might have hurt a lot more than it did at the time.

Norwich City are preparing for a game that could prove to be one of the defining moments of their season.

Rotherham boss Neil Redfearn has praised Norwich City youngster Harry Toffolo following his successful loan debut for the Millers.

Being deployed in a right wing-back role was enjoyed by Norwich City loanee Elliott Bennett during his successful debut for Bristol City.

The exuberance of the West Ham players’ celebrations at salvaging a point and the level of disappointment felt by City fans as we left Upton Park tell you all you need to know about how far the club has progressed under Alex Neil, writes Robin Sainty.

It will be good to get back into league action today after an international break that seems to have gone on for ever. We’ve all had way too much time to dwell on the events of the past fortnight, and a pall of doom and gloom seems to have descended over Carrow Road.

Ahead of tonight’s Capital One Cup second round draw David Freezer assesses the hopes of a cup run for Norwich City under Alex Neil.

The Canaries endured a disappointing return to the Premier League on Saturday with a 3-1 defeat. Gavin Caney looks at what we discovered in the setback.

The increase of West Brom links at Carrow Road this summer has been scoffed at by some – but the Baggies are preparing for their sixth successive season in the Premier League.

Remember the seven-year plan?

Luciano Becchio has returned to Argentina and signed for hometown club Belgrano, after seeing his Norwich City contract ended a year early by mutual consent last month.

Thirty years have passed since Norwich last played at Wembley. Thirty years since City got there by beating Ipswich over a two-legged semi-final.

Norwich City’s quest for automatic Championship promotion finally ended on Monday night when Bournemouth hammered 10-man Bolton 3-0 on the south coast to consign the Canaries to the play-offs.

Rotherham boss Steve Evans believes the relegation-threatened Millers will find out if they are set for a points deduction after fielding an ineligible player prior to Norwich’s weekend Championship visit.

For many Norwich City fans, Chris Hughton is largely responsible for their team playing in the Championship this season – but now the former Canaries boss has a chance of redemption.

The prospect of an away fixture at a side managed by Chris Hughton at such a crucial stage of the season was surely enough to make even the most confident Norwich City fan slightly nervous.

Norwich City’s Scottish international defender Steven Whittaker insists the Canaries must be ruthless against Sheffield Wednesday on Easter Monday to maintain their Championship promotion charge.

The scale of City’s celebrations at the final whistle underlined just how big a peak Alex Neil’s men had scaled on the south coast.

Nathan Redmond’s pivotal role in Brighton’s downfall was a painful blow for his former mentor Chris Hughton in a first reunion with his old club.

Norwich City boss Alex Neil is desperate to prove Chris Hughton right after revealing he got a glowing reference from the Brighton manager standing in the way of his old club’s Championship promotion ambitions.

Chris Hughton’s Carrow Road critics castigated him for his negative outlook at Norwich City but Alex Neil knows the Canaries’ Championship prospects at Brighton hinge on finding the key to the lock.

Brighton rekindles memories of a happy time in Bradley Johnson’s football career.

Former Norwich City boss Chris Hughton bears no ill feeling towards the Canaries as he prepares for his first meeting since a Carrow Road exit when Brighton entertain his old club in the Championship on Good Friday.

Alex Neil is challenging his Norwich City squad to stamp their mark on the fraught Championship promotion race.

Norwich City’s youngsters consolidated their top six place in the elite tier of Premier League development football with a comeback 3-1 win over Fulham’s Under-21s at Carrow Road on Wednesday night.

Alex Neil is under no illusions Norwich City’s Championship promotion bid hinges on beating the lesser lights.

Alex Neil has demanded “everything we’ve got” from everyone involved in his Norwich City squad as he targets an automatic promotion run.

Wes Hoolahan is once again proving his reputation as Norwich City’s renaissance man.

At last this season has truly come alive – what a shame we’re now in the middle of a frustrating international break and after that have only a handful of games left to enjoy.

Norwich City have begun their search for a new leader of their player recruitment, after Barry Simmonds left the club on Tuesday – eight months into the job.

Norwich City will move into the automatic promotion places if they beat Wigan at Carrow Road tomorrow night – after Derby County lost their second consecutive Championship match.

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