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Mario Vrancic

Norwich City star Mario Vrancic has finally earned his own promotion reward, as the Canaries star became the latest to sign a new deal at Carrow Road.

Champions! That's what we really learned from Villa Park - but Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey had a go at finding six more lessons from the Canaries' Aston Villa victory.

Listen to the latest edition of the PinkUn Norwich City Podcast, as we celebrate Premier League promotion and all that comes with a stellar Championship campaign.

Our Norwich City correspondents answered your questions in our latest (and first Premier League promotion) pinkun.com online debate.

Ignore the noise - Norwich City are on the brink of something special and Mario Vrancic cannot wait for the three shots at sealing the deal.

Mario Vrancic wanted more - both minutes and points - but it won't dull his latest Norwich City highlight after his free-kick earned the Championship leaders a Carrow Road draw with Sheffield Wednesday.

Norwich City correspondent Michael Bailey delivers his video verdict and analysis, as the Canaries produce another stunning late finish to hold Sheffield Wednesday - on a day of high Championship drama.

Six consecutive wins and the same starting XI for six successive matches - there's no chance of Daniel Farke making changes to his Norwich team at Middlesbrough, is there?

Last week I talked about City's discipline, and they needed every ounce of it at the New York Stadium in a windy and apparently post-apocalyptic Rotherham judging by the almost universal absence of people or functioning shops in the town centre. It is indeed grim up north.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries' spirited Championship win against Rotherham United.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his Rotherham United verdict after the Canaries' hard-fought 2-1 Championship win

Can Warnie do Norwich City a favour in the Championship title race? Get in the mood with video, quotes, betting odds, predicted line-ups and squad news.

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.

Daniel Farke has no fresh injury concerns but no shortage of selection posers for Norwich City's Championship trip to Rotherham United.

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

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.

Emi Buendia's stunning second half finish moved Norwich City five points clear at the top of the Championship after a 1-0 win over Swansea City at Carrow Road on Friday night.

Working out how many points Norwich City need to reach the Premier League is not keeping Daniel Farke awake at nights. Who makes his starting line up is a different matter entirely.

Todd Cantwell, Ivo Pinto and Louis Thompson are all fit and available for selection for Norwich City's Championship test against Swansea City at Carrow Road on Friday night.

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

Stuart Webber says Norwich City's young guns have formed an irresistible alliance with the club's fans on the march towards Championship promotion.

Light years might well have been Daniel Farke's first post-match answer after Norwich City passed another epic test of their Championship promotion credentials at Millwall.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries' 3-1 Championship win against Millwall.

Todd Cantwell is ruled out of Norwich City's Championship test at Millwall with a quad injury.

Sentiment will be in short supply when Daniel Farke decides his central midfield axis for Norwich City's Championship trip to Millwall.

Daniel Farke may welcome the headache but who holds the middle ground for Norwich City in Saturday's Championship trip to Millwall is a hot selection topic.

Norwich City's Championship promotion push has landed two extra live television dates over the run-in - with the upcoming home games against QPR and Reading selected for coverage.

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.

It's fair to say Norwich City have dealt with their fair share of treatment room torment this term.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries' 3-2 Championship win against Bristol City.

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

Mario Vrancic returns on the bench for Norwich City's Championship promotion clash against Bristol City but Daniel Farke names an unchanged starting line up from the team that hammered Bolton Wanderers 4-0.

Norwich City boss Daniel Farke is in no rush to fast track either Moritz Leitner or Philip Heise into his frontline plans.

At Carrow Road in early December, City made a meal of beating Bolton, surrendering a two-goal lead and only claiming the points through a Teemu Pukki strike late in injury time.

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

Norwich City's surprise Championship promotion push is being powered by youth.

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?

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

Norwich City hit top spot after a 4-0 Championship romp at Bolton Wanderers but Daniel Farke still had to play the blame game after another penalty failure.

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

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

Daniel Farke has decided to take control of Norwich City's penalty troubles, by taking responsibility for who will take the next spot-kick and how it will be taken.

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.

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

Two more assists may have Norwich City fans raving about Argentine talent Emi Buendia but his head coach is even more pleased with the attacker's work ethic.

Influential midfielder Mario Vrancic will not need surgery on ankle ligament damage suffered during Norwich City's derby triumph over Ipswich but will be out for around three weeks.

Norwich City fans can revel in their derby dominance but head coach Daniel Farke won't afford his players the same luxury.

Our latest NCFC player watch followed key man TEEMU PUKKI as the clinical striker made sure the Canaries sealed their derby triumph over Town.

There is no chance of Norwich City taking things lightly come the East Anglian derby with Ipswich Town - according to two of their key stars.

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.

Updated Mario Vrancic lifts PFA fans' award

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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

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

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.

It was a statement performance from Norwich City at Leeds - and an outstanding evening in yellow and green from Mario Vrancic.

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.

Enjoying the Championship bear pit was as good as it gets for Mario Vrancic - and played its part in Norwich City's statement Leeds win.

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 correspondent Michael Bailey delivers his video verdict and analysis, as the Canaries stun Leeds at Elland Road to return to the top of the Championship.

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

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

It's scarcely more than a year since Mario Vrancic was widely derided as too slow and insufficiently physical to cut it in the Championship and Christoph Zimmermann was written off as a German fourth division defender - yet on Friday night both were absolutely central to City's stunning statement of intent.

Daniel Farke joked he did not have the spare time to star in the club's superb 'The Office' inspired season ticket renewals video. We saw the fruits of his labours again in the composed 3-1 home win over Birmingham City.

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

Our latest Norwich City player watch kept a close eye on TOM TRYBULL as the midfielder played a key role in last night's 3-1 win over Birmingham at Carrow Road.

Daniel Farke would love more protection for Norwich City's little gem, Emi Buendia, after his first half injury exit took the gloss off Friday night's 3-1 Championship win against Birmingham City.

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

Our latest Norwich City player watch kept a close eye on winger Onel Hernandez, as the Cuban winger helped the Canaries fight back to draw 1-1 at West Brom.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries' brave fightback at West Brom.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt delivers his verdict from The Hawthorns

Daniel Farke insists the more transfer speculation in his Norwich City players the better.

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

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

Our latest Norwich City player watch followed the fortunes of emerging academy talent Todd Cantwell during the Canaries' fightback to draw 1-1 at Brentford on New Year's Day.

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

Daniel Farke was in no doubt Norwich City got a raw deal from the officials in the Canaries' spirited New Year's Day 1-1 Championship fightback against Brentford.

Remember this time last year? Jon Punt does - and he likes what he is seeing now

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.

Our Norwich City correspondent Paddy Davitt has posted his marks following the Canaries' power failure against Derby County

Our latest Norwich City player watch followed the fortunes of goalkeeper TIM KRUL as Derby rallied to win 4-3 at Carrow Road.

The attitude of super sub Onel Hernandez summed up the attitude which Daniel Farke has demanded from his Norwich City squad this season.

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.

Daniel Farke was left to count the cost to his depleted squad after a breathless 3-3 Championship Boxing Day comeback against Nottingham Forest at Carrow Road.

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

The Championship script writers may have snatched top spot at Christmas away from Norwich City but a late Leeds winner will not wipe the smiles from Canaries faces.

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.

Rotherham midfielder Will Vaulks has reportedly attracted the interest of Norwich City.

Our latest Norwich City player watch kept a close eye on young defender BEN GODFREY during Saturday evening's 2-2 draw at Bristol City.

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.

The last couple of months have seen those who write about Norwich City struggling to find new words to describe their stylish football, but one has been noticeable by its absence: ruthless.

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