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Darren Huckerby reckons the title-winning class of 2003/4 would have beaten this season’s Norwich City vintage.

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.

Darren Huckerby, Grant Holt, Teemu Pukki... who’s the odd one out?

He’s the goal scoring sensation of the season, but will Teemu Pukki be able to overtake some of City’s greatest ever marksmen? CHRIS LAKEY looks at the competition...

The bargain of the season, a man who brought a party with him to Carrow Road to rival Alex Tettey and ​the Finn firing Norwich City to new Championship heights – MICHAEL BAILEY hails the magic of Teemu Pukki.

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

Social media has had a funny impact on the life of the every day football fan.

It’s that time of the year, when everyone gets on their glad rags for the staff Christmas party... including Norwich City players.

The Pink Un app features exclusive articles and videos from our writers and columnists focusing on everything that happens at Carrow Road directly on your phone.

Darren Huckerby, Adam Drury and Grant Holt are just some of the former Norwich City players set to line up against a team of soldiers in a football match in Dereham to raise money for the town’s Royal British Legion branch.

I decided about a week and a bit ago that the next column I write would be about the lasting impact of Alex Tettey.

One of the great Norwich City careers was launched half a century ago today – Chris Lakey looks at the career of Duncan Forbes

The one certainty in football, as in life, is that everything must come to an end.

The build-up to derby day is always difficult to enjoy, so it was great to have the distraction of an impressive Norwich City cup win at Cardiff this week.

Predicting the outcomes of football matches is a precarious business – as difficult as trying to work out where your team will finish in eight months time.

Where is he?

We’ve come to the end of our alternative Norwich City A to Z, and it is time to look at some of the players whose name was always last on the school register, as well as a ‘W’ that got away... CHRIS LAKEY completes the set.

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.

It was back in 2004, with Norwich City heading to the Premier League, that the new Desso pitch was installed at Carrow Road – it’s seen plenty of ups and downs since then but is currently being ripped up and replaced. CHRIS LAKEY looks at some of its best and worst moments...in no particular order

Just short of 18,000 people showed their support for the Community Sports Foundation as Norwich City Legends were beaten 2-1 by a star-studded Inter Forever on an entertaining afternoon at Carrow Road.

Legends assemble! The big day has arrived but if you couldn’t make it to Carrow Road for today’s fund-raising exhibition against Inter Forever, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

In an age where the selfie is king and almost everyone is armed with a device on which to store their memories, it’s heartening to be able to turn back the clock and see events through the eyes of one man – and his camera.

Nostalgic fun and vital fund-raising will be the order of the day at Carrow Road tomorrow. Here we introduce you to the NCFC Legends and Inter players who will be providing the entertainment in aid of charity.

His touchline actions saw him become a global sensation online – and now David ‘Spud’ Thornhill is returning to Carrow Road action.

Ahead of Sunday’s fund-raising legends exhibition at Carrow Road, Community Sports Foundation trustee Jake Humphrey tells David Freezer all about The Nest.

Very few people possess the talent shared by Norwich city legends Darren Huckerby and Grant Holt.

From footballer, to priest, it’s a path along which few players have travelled.

After a tense first season as player-coach, Norwich City legend Grant Holt is looking forward to his Carrow Road return this weekend.

Norwich City’s legends squad will not let Andy Marshall forget his Ipswich links but Darren Eadie has called on Canaries fans to lay off his former team-mate.

The finishing touches are being applied to the Norwich City Legends squad as kick-off against Inter Forever looms ever closer.

The pantomime villain for the upcoming Carrow Road legends game has been revealed – as Andy Marshall has signed up for a return to Norwich City.

The prayers of the Norwich City Legends squad have been answered with news that Father Philip Mulryne will be making a return to Carrow Road later this month.

Norwich City’s main issue this season has been scoring goals and yet here we are applauding the fact that a bloke who scored one and made one in a hard fought home win definitely won’t be in the side next week.

Spud’s teaser: Which unwanted record does Wes Hoolahan hold that no other Norwich City player in history has held?

Four former player-of-the season winners have been added to the Norwich City Legends team which will face Inter Forever at Carrow Road next month.

UEA philosophy student Sophie Goodwin recently became the youngest person to complete 100 marathons as she reveals what keeps her going

Is there anything more exciting on a football pitch than a winger in full flight?

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.

A Norwich City icon is encouraging people to take part in a British Red Cross cross country run.

Norwich City legend Iwan Roberts reveals how running helped fill the fitness void after retiring from football

Norwich City legend Iwan Roberts speaks about the day he feared for safety on a football pitch

It’s nigh on impossible to get through this weekend without thinking about THAT match.

Three more members of Norwich City’s 1993/94 Uefa Cup squad have been added to the Canaries Legends team which will be facing Inter Forever at Carrow Road in May.

An atmospheric twisted tale of obsession set in Suffolk, Ruth Rendell’s Gallowglass has been adapted into a play for the first time. TV actor and cast member Paul Opacic tells us about transferring it to the stage ahead of its run in Norwich.

As the countdown to the 90th league meeting of Norwich City and Ipswich Town continues, we want to hear your favourite East Anglian derby memory.

Pugwash, Birdseye, Kirk and Hook.

Former Norwich City footballer Iwan Roberts scored a hit with Sheringham shoppers when he turned out to open a new Specsavers store in the town centre.

A new Specsavers store is opening in Sheringham on Friday, January 19.

Having had the disappointing performance and result against Brentford just before Christmas the lads certainly bounced back winning seven points from a possible nine on offer from the three games over the festive period.

Three legendary strikers and a World Cup winner have been added to next year’s legends game between Norwich City and Inter Milan.

Norwich City star James Maddison has been the eighth best player in the Championship so far this season, according to Sky Sports.

The financial concern brewing at Carrow Road was clear to anyone who was at last week’s AGM.

Spud’s teaser: Who were the last away side to win a competitive game at The Nest?

Norwich City are enjoying more long runs than Mo Farah at the moment.

Our columnists give their predictions ahead of the East Anglian derby on Sunday

The PinkUn Show – our Norwich City fanzine – returned to the Coach and Horses Public House in Norwich last night.

Derby day can create legends but Norwich City’s prime candidate to join that elite club is facing a battle for fitness.

The East Anglian Derby banter has already begun, with former players on both sides of the border looking back on some of their best and worst memories.

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

A former Norwich City striker opened a summer fete run by the region’s mental health trust.

A former Norwich City footballer has urged anyone with unidentified skin blemishes to get them checked out after having a lump surgically removed from his left leg.

Norwich City must think carefully before letting Cameron Jerome leave this summer, says a man who knows a thing or two about scoring goals – Canaries legend Iwan Roberts.

Canaries legend Wes Hoolahan has won the Barry Butler Memorial Trophy for the first time in his nine seasons at Norwich City, winning the public vote for the player of the season award.

The biggest question over Wes Hoolahan used to be – can he play wide left? Then it became, is Wes a luxury?

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

Huddersfield Town are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Aston Villa are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

With away form holding the key to Norwich City salvaging a play-off campaign, DAVID FREEZER talks to a former Canary with five promotions on his CV

With the play-off flame still flickering for Norwich City, DAVID FREEZER looks at the similarities between the current Canaries campaign and the successful push for the top six under Nigel Worthington back in 2002.

Question: Jimmy Jewell was appointed Norwich manager in January 1939. What part did he play in the 1938 FA Cup Final?

Barnsley are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Norwich City’s players will take to the pitch against Blackburn Rovers tomorrow with “the weight off their shoulders”, according to a former Canaries striker.

Bristol City are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

It’s days like this when I will most certainly envy Norwich City’s travelling fans.

Several Norwich City legends have taken to Twitter with messages of support ahead of the East Anglian Derby this lunchtime.

Ipswich Town are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

I love heading a football. Strikers get satisfaction from scoring a goal, midfielders from setting up a striker who scores. But for us defenders, who occupy the tiniest sliver in the pie chart of game glory, joy is found in more prosaic ways.

More research needed before judging the safety of heading balls, says Nick Conrad

There is uncertainty as to whether parents should allow their children to header a football after a study suggested it could lead to dementia.

Youth coaches and ex-footballers say they would support a ban on young players heading footballs if a link to dementia is proven.

Experts say more research must be carried out into the dangers of heading a football after a study suggested it could lead to professional players developing dementia later in life.

Nottingham Forest are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

First impressions count.

Question: In November 1973, Norwich lost 3-1 home to Everton. What was unique about all the goals? Answer at the bottom...

Birmingham City are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Wolves are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

James Maddison scored the best free-kick I’ve seen in years, with that late September winner for Aberdeen over Rangers. It was a thing of beauty.

Rotherham are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

When times get tough, there are a few clichés that get repeated freely – and a key one I find myself looking for revolves around a single word: responsibility.

Brentford are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Huddersfield Town are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Iwan Roberts has been putting in the miles in support of a runathon.

I’m a sucker for a good number nine - I always have been.

Aston Villa are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

The Pink Un columnists have their say on Alex Neil’s future after another morale-sapping defeat at Loftus Road

QPR are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Preston North End are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Fulham are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

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

Rotherham United are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

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.

Wolverhampton Wanderers are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Newcastle United are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Burton Albion are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Former Norwich City striker Iwan Roberts has helped open a new £495,000 medical clinic at a city gym.

Nottingham Forest are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

The Champions League returns this week but Norwich City have stolen a march on Manchester City, Leicester, Tottenham and Arsenal.

Cardiff City are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Birmingham City are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Norwich City have had the East Anglian bragging rights locked down in recent years but this season offers the Canaries another opportunity to claim superiority over Ipswich Town.

Ipswich Town are next up in the return of our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Bristol City are next up in the return of our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Sheffield Wednesday are next up in the return of our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Ahead of Gary Hooper’s return to Norwich City, we look back on previous painful reunions for the Canaries.

Having shamed myself several times over recent seasons when it comes to forecasting, I thought I’d give you the benefit of expert words from my more esteemed colleagues.

Blackburn Rovers are first up in the return of our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

With the disappointment of top-flight relegation now firmly in the past, Norwich City supporters are preparing themselves for a battle they know all too well.

“Be afraid of the big bad Wolf”, blazed the publicity announcing Ricky van Wolfswinkel’s imminent arrival at Norwich City in 2013,

Norwich City legend Iwan Roberts told of his hope that a new all-weather football pitch could help develop England stars of the future.

Iwan Roberts is pinching himself to make sure he is living the Welsh dream at Euro 2016.

Everton are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Watford are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Manchester United are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Order the brand new Pink Un magazine for the chance to attend the Pink Un Launch Event featuring an exclusive Q&A with Norwich City legend Iwan Roberts and a free pint of Redwell beer.

Football fans rushing out to get their hands on a copy of the very first Pink Un magazine can net themselves a free giant foam hand to help them cheer on the Canaries.

Arsenal are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

We take a look back at what was happening to Norwich City this week five, 10, 15 and 20 years ago through the back pages of the Eastern Daily Press and Evening News.

Sunderland are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Crystal Palace are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Newcastle United are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

West Brom are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Norwich City legend Iwan Roberts has today revealed he has battled skin cancer – for a second time.

Manchester City are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Swansea City are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Chelsea are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Leicester City are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

If I had to select one incident from this season to epitomise Norwich City’s unerring ability to shoot themselves in the foot when apparently in control of a game it would be West Ham’s game changing first goal last Saturday.

Wedding bells were in the air as Norwich City legend Iwan Roberts married his girlfriend Louisa Mann.

West Ham are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

Aston Villa are next up in our Norwich City Win, Lose or Draw game where Canaries fans get to pit their wits against our writers, Norwich City legends Darren Eadie, Jeremy Goss and Iwan Roberts and presenters Jake Humphrey, Simon Thomas and Chris Goreham.

“Had Redmond been playing for a top-four club maybe he would have been given a chance before now,” so writes Iwan Roberts in his column in today’s EDP and Evening News.

A Norwich City football legend has helped a Wymondham primary school celebrate a new sporting facility.

The family of a young Norwich City fan who has leukaemia is desperately trying to raise £200,000 to save his life.

Some of the great names in Norwich City’s recent history will be in the city on Sunday for the launch of a new book.

Tributes have poured in for the former Norwich City goalkeeper Sandy Kennon, who has died at the age of 81.

It might be Norwich’s most famous beard, but former striker Iwan Roberts has announced that his fabulous facial hair is coming off this week.

A host of famous faces took to Carrow Road as part of celebrity football match Jamie’s Game.

It was joy for Norwich City fans, after their 3-1 victory over Ipswich Town secured them a trip to Wembley for the Championship play-off final.

As the play-offs loom for Norwich City, David Freezer encourages fans to not fear the possible pitfalls.

Defeat to Middlesbrough was hard to take but Norwich City writer David Freezer believes Canaries fans must shake off the hangover and allow themselves to dream of the remaining glorious possibilities.

Norwich City legend Iwan Roberts answered your questions in a special Norwich City Q&A.

In the latest edition of Mustard TV’s Norwich City fanzine Three Up Front, it’s all about the build-up to the season’s second East Anglian derby – the biggest since Norwich City and Ipswich Town faced off for a place in the 1985 League Cup final.

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