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Norwich City vs Hannover 96 (Friendly) - Team Line Up

The line up has just been confirmed for this afternoon's friendly vs Hannover 96, however no Brady in the squad will have City fans concerned! TEAM: Ruddy; Whittaker, Bennett, Klose, Olsson; Jacob Murphy, Howson, Tettey, Hoolahan; Naismith; Jerome.  SUBS: McGovern (GK), Bassong, Dorrans, Mulumbu, Pinto, Lafferty, Andreu, Josh Murphy, Maddi [...]

Transfer Rumour: Norwich Offer In Excess Of £10m For Ross McCormack

Norwich have made an improved bid in excess of £10m for Fulham striker Ross McCormack, according to Sky sources. Fulham had rejected two offers from Norwich for the striker, but we understand the Canaries have returned with an improved bid for the 29-year-old who scored 21 Championship goals last season although Fulham will only accept offers [...]

Norwich's Kyle Lafferty Charged With Alleged Betting Offence

Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty has been charged by the FA for allegedly breaking betting rules. It's alleged that back in February the Northern Irishman breached rule E8 which prohibits players from betting on football matches. Norwich weren't in league action on the day in question (February 20). "It is alleged that on 20 February [...]

Norwich City Midfielder Alex Tettey Signs New 2 Year Contract

Norwich City's influential hard tackling midfielder Alex Tettey has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him with the club until Summer 2018. Tettey, 30, has made 113 appearances for the Canaries since joining from French side Rennes in August 2012. "I'm really pleased and feel privileged to be continuing my relationship with the club,& [...]

Transfer News: Van Wolfswinkel Sold By Norwich City

Norwich City striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel has joined Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem for an undisclosed fee. The 27-year-old signed for the Canaries in a club record £8.5 million deal from Sporting Lisbon back in 2013 but only scored two goals in all competitions for the club. van Wolfswinkel was loaned out to St Étienne and Real Betis in r [...]

'Premier League CEOs Applied For Norwich Job' Says Norwich Chairman Ed Balls

Norwich City chairman Ed Balls says the club's new Chief Executive had to beat off competition from people working in the Premier League and The Championship to land the job. Wolves CEO Jez Moxey was appointed yesterday as the man to replace David McNally who resigned back in May. Moxey will start his new role at Carrow Road once he has oversee [...]

Transfer Rumour: Birmingham City Interested In Norwich's VanWolfswinkel

Birmingham City want to end Ricky van Wolfswinkel’s Norwich nightmare, claim reports. The Blues have held talks with the Canaries over a season-long loan for their record signing, Press Association Sport understands. Boss Gary Rowett believes he can revive the Dutchman’s career after it came to a grinding halt following his £8.5mi [...]

Transfer Rumour: Everton After Norwich City's Robbie Brady

Brady joined the Canaries last summer from Hull City for a fee believed to be around the £7million mark and he has been a regular fixture in the first team ever since. The 24-year-old played in all but two Premier League games last season but, despite being one of the stand-out performers, he was unable to prevent the club from being relegate [...]

Norwich City Appoint Former Wolves CEO Jez Moxey

Norwich City have confirmed the appointment of Jez Moxey as the club's new Chief Executive. Moxey has held a similar role at fellow Championship side Wolves for the last 16 years but will now move to Carrow Road following the Midlands club's recent takeover. The 53-year-old will stay at Wolves for the time being to help oversee their change [...]

Norwich City 'Confident' Over McCormack Deal

Norwich City are 'confident' they are close to striking a deal for Ross McCormack according to reports circulating this evening. Fulham have already rejected approaches from Sheffield Wednesday, Newcastle United and Aston Villa this summer after previously shunning interest from Middlesbrough in the last two transfer windows. The 29-year-ol [...]

Transfer News: Remi Matthews In Hamilton Academical Loan

Remi Matthews has joined Hamilton Academical on a season-long loan after signing a new contract with the Canaries. The 22-year-old has put pen-to-paper on a fresh two-year deal at Carrow Road, with the option for a further 12 months. He will now join Alex Neil's former side Hamilton for the remainder of the 2016-17 campaign after temporary stin [...]

Norwich City Manager Alex Neil Expects To Be Busy As Transfer Window Speeds Up

Norwich City manager Alex Neil says the club will be active in the remaining weeks of the transfer window. The Canaries have only managed to bring in one new face so far this summer, with highly-rated Liverpool winger Sergi Canós joining in a £2.5 million deal earlier this week. Talking to the press today, Neil said that work is going [...]

Alex Neil in 'No Rush' To Sell Irish Star Robbie Brady

Norwich City boss Alex Neil says the Championship side are "in no rush" to sell winger Robbie Brady, the Republic of Ireland international, 24, made 36 appearances for the Canaries last season after joining from Hull for £7m in July 2015. He could not prevent them going down and has been linked with Premier League champions Leiceste [...]

Transfer Rumours: Brighton Interested In Russell Martin

Brighton & Hove Albion are lining up a move for Norwich City defender Russell Martin according to a number of internet based rumours doing the rounds at the moment, all seemingly eminating from the ever popular 'a source close to the club' but it wouldn't be totally implausible, would it? Brighton boss, Chris Hughton knows Martin we [...]

Transfer Rumour: Grant Hanley Interesting Norwich City

Blackburn Rovers centre half Grant Hanley is a target for Norwich City, reports The Daily Express, with The Express suggesting that Rovers would sell Hanley for around £6m. The 24 year old is set to leave Ewood Park this summer and has already been the subject of unsuccessful £5m bids from both Newcastle and Sheffield Wednesday. The Exp [...]

Transfer Rumour: Norwich Chase Sweedish Central Defender Helander

Newcastle United and Norwich City are both looking to bolster their squad for the upcoming Championship season, one target that both recently relegated clubs seems to share is Hellas Verona’s Sweedish International central defender Filip Helander, according to Gazza Mercato. Following Hellas Verona’s relegation from Italy’s top fl [...]

Norwich City board to 'take their time' appointing new Chief Executive

The chairman of Norwich City football club Ed Balls insists the board will take their time in appointing a new chief executive, even though the new football season starts three weeks today. He was speaking at the opening of the new Academy facilities at Colney yesterday. That was performed by Delia Smith, Michael Wynn Jones and Michael Foulger to m [...]

Transfer Rumour: City Ready To Launch £7m Assombalonga Bid

Norwich City are reportedly considering a £7m bid for Nottingham Forest's star striker Britt Assombalonga. The Sun say the Championship side are interested in Assombalonga, who is playing again after a knee injury threatened to rob him of his career. The former Peterborough United striker is yet to prove he is fully back to his best after [...]

Pre Season Friendly: Norwich City 2 - 1 Walsall

City began their preparations for the 2016-17 season with a nice and gentle 2-1 victory over Walsall at St George's Park on Saturday afternoon. The Canaries were largely dominant from the first whistle, fashioning a number of decent chances as they stretched their opponents well by using the width of the pitch. Their efforts were duly rewarded [...]

Contract News: City Midfielder Graham Dorrans Signs New 3 Year Deal

Graham Dorrans has signed a new three-year contract with Norwich City, extending his stay with the club until 2019. The midfielder moved to the Canaries initially on loan in February 2015, helping the team achieve promotion before transferring on a permanent deal from West Bromwich Albion last summer. Dorrans, a Scotland international, has made 44 [...]

Pre Season: Norwich City 2 - 1 Walsall

NORWICH City began their preparations for the 2016-17 season with a gentle 2-1 victory over Walsall at St George's Park on Saturday afternoon.  The Canaries were largely dominant from the first whistle, fashioning a number of decent chances as they stretched their opponents well by using the width of the pitch. Their efforts were duly rewa [...]

Norwich City Alex Neil Boss Delivers Pre-Season Update

Alex Neil feels Norwich City's week-long training camp at St George's Park has formed a productive part of his side's early pre-season schedule. The Canaries have been based at the FA's National Football Centre in Staffordshire since Monday, having spent the previous week in the more familiar surroundings of Colney. Speaking exclusi [...]

Transfer Rumour: Norwich City Play Hard To Get With £20m Price on Brady

Norwich City have reportedly put a £20 million price tag on star winger Robbie Brady in a bid to fend off interest from other teams in one of their main assets. The 24-year-old significantly enhanced his growing reputation at Euro 2016 where he scored twice for his national team the Republic of Ireland. That form led to admiring glances from [...]

Transfer News: Norwich City Holding Talks With Liverpool Winger Canos

The Liverpool Echo reported on Thursday afternoon Canos and his representatives are now in discussions with the Canaries over a potential move to Carrow Road. The 19-year-old, who has also been the subject of a similar bid of £2.5m from Championship rivals Bristol City, had reportedly stalled on a potential switch to Ashton Gate following fir [...]

Transfer News: Former City Goalkeeper Robert Green Signs For Leeds

Fellow Championship side Leeds United have signed former England goalkeeper Rob Green on a one-year deal. The 36-year-old was a free agent after being released by QPR at the end of last season. Green, who won 12 caps for England, has also played for Norwich and West Ham. "This is one of those opportunities where the first call asking if you wa [...]

Transfer News: Dorrans In Contract Extension Talks

Norwich City are apparently in contract talks with City Midfielder Graham Dorrans, with a view to offering him a two year extension, reports the Daily Mail this morning The 29 year old who was reportedly wanted by both Burnley and Middlesbrough was also linked with a move to Glasgow Rangers a month or so ago but Alex Neil firmly stated he would be [...]

Transfer Rumour: West Ham Enquire About Robbie Brady

West Ham United have enquired about Norwich City winger Robbie Brady and are weighing up a £12 million bid, according to the Daily Mail today The Hammers' Premier League rivals Leicester City and Southampton are also linked with moves for the Republic of Ireland star, though United topped the list of bookies' favourites on Tuesday - d [...]

Norwich City's Bid For Winger Sergi Canos Accepted By Liverpool

BBC Radio Norfolk are reporting that Norwich City have had a £2.5m bid accepted by Liverpool for winger Sergi Canos, who have also accepted a bid for the same ammount from Championship rivals Bristol City The 19-year-old former Barcelona youth player spent last season on loan in the Championship with Brentford, where he scored seven goals in [...]

Norwich Academy Retains Top Status

Norwich City have confirmed the club’s academy has retained its ‘Category One’ status for the next three seasons. City successfully passed their latest audit to enable the club’s under 16s, under-18s and under-21s to compete with elite academies across the country. City were first granted ‘Category One’ status in [...]

Villa Drop Reported Interest In Robbie Brady

Aston Villa boss Roberto Di Matteo has reportedly dropped his interest in Norwich City's Irish winger Robbie Brady, report the Birmingham Mail. Brady has been heavily linked with a move away from Carrow Road with clubs such as Southampton, Stoke, Hull, Premier League Champions Leicester and obviously Villa reportedly interested. He started all [...]

Alan Irvine To Add Experience To Alex Neil's Coaching Team

Norwich City have appointed former West Bromwich Albion boss Alan Irvine as first-team coach, in a move which adds some much needed experience to the club's coaching team The 57-year-old, who has also managed Sheffield Wednesday and Preston, joins the Canaries after a spell wotking with ex City manager Paul Lambert as Blackburn Rovers' assi [...]