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Norwich City target Huddersfield man for new role

Norwich City are reportedly hoping to appoint Huddersfield Town's Head of Football Operations Stuart Webber as their new Sporting Director. The Canaries announced a revamp of their management structure over the weekend, following the resignations of two Chief Executives in the space of just six months. Press Association Sport understands that 3 [...]

Norwich Youngster Glenn Middleton's Goal Sees Scotland U-17s To Victory

Scot Gemill hailed his talented kids after another fine win left them on the brink of qualifying for the Euro Under 17s Finals in Croatia. A brilliant first half goal from Norwich City’s Glenn Middleton – his third goal of the Elite Group – was enough to see off the dogged Serbs in Paisley, who launched a second half comeback. But [...]

Manager Rumour: Giggs Latest To Be Linked To Norwich Role

Not sure how I feel about the story starting to emerge, but former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs has reportedly emerged as a contender for the vacant Norwich City post. Norwich sacked manager Alex Neil on March 10 after just over two years in charge of the club and assistant Alan Irvine has been placed in temporary charge since. The former We [...]

New Club Structure At Norwich City Confirmed

Norwich City have confirmed three new roles as part of a wide-ranging structural revamp first announced last weekend after the sacking of first team manager Alex Neil, which will see a sporting director working in tandem with a head coach as they plot the future direction of the Canaries. Interim chief executive Steve Stone has been confirmed as th [...]

Roy Hodgson Not On Norwich's Carrow Road Shortlist

The Canaries’ top directors are at an ‘advanced stage’ in recruiting a sporting director, but Hodgson is not on that shortlist according to Canaries’ chairman Ed Balls, he confirmed prior to the Championship home game against Barnsley on Saturday afternoon Hodgson had been consulted by majority shareholders Delia Smith and M [...]

Norwich 2-0 Barnsley ~ Are the playoffs back on?

Norwich City got back on track with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Barnsley today at Carrow Road. Goals from Murphy, and an own goal in the second half from MacDonald gave the Canaries all three points. The win puts them within five points of a playoff spot, and their fans will be confident that they can now put a run together and make a late push [...]

Norwich City Vs Barnsley - Confirmed Team Line Up

TEAM: McGovern; Pinto, Bennett, Martin (c), Whittaker; Tettey, Howson; Ja. Murphy, Pritchard, Hoolahan; Jerome. SUBS: Ruddy (GK), Dorrans, Naismith, Oliveira, Klose, Wildschut, Jo. Murphy.

Norwich City: Nelson Oliveira & Graham Dorrans Fit To Face Barnsley

As a bit of timely good news for the club's long suffering supporters at present fit-again Norwich City duo Nelson Oliveira and Graham Dorrans are both in contention for Barnsley’s Championship visit. Caretaker Norwich manager Alan Irvine delivered the positive injury news on Friday afternoon at Colney, with Oliveira recovering from a foo [...]

Alan Irvine: Expect Norwich Manager Announcement Next Week

Norwich City caretaker manager Alan Irvine says he doesn't expect to still be in charge of the club beyond tomorrow's game against Barnsley. The Scot has been asked to look after the first team following Alex Neil's sacking, but isn't interested in taking the job on a full-time basis. The upcoming international break means that the [...]

Manager Rumour: New Zealand Coach Anthony Hudson Among Candidates For Norwich City

All Whites coach Anthony Hudson has been tipped as one of five candidates to take the reins of English Championship football side Norwich City. And according to reorts circulating in the press it seems Hudson is among the five names in the mix to help them get there, along with ex-England manager Roy Hodgson, former Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew, [...]

Manager Rumour: Nigel Pearson Applies For Norwich Manager Role

Former Derby County manager Nigel Pearson has applied for the vacant Norwich City job. Pearson is keen on the Canaries hot seat as he looks to get back into the game, Press Association Sport reports. He left the Rams last October after less than five months at Pride Park, having taken charge of only 14 games, and Pearson is expected to be inte [...]

Celtic's David Moss Targeted By Norwich For Director Of Football Position

Norwich City are showing interest in making Celtic 's chief talent spotter David Moss their new director of football. The Canaries are on the hunt for a new manager following the sacking of former Hamilton Accies boss Alex Neil and are believed to be looking to have a director of football in place before appointing a new man. Moss, who is the h [...]

Former Canary Redmond Gets Full England Squad Call Up

Norwich sold the Birmingham City academy product to Southampton for a club record fee following Premier League relegation last year, in a deal worth around £11m, which also includes a sell-on clause. Redmond has scored six goals in 38 games for the Saints this season and recently impressed in the EFL Cup final at Wembley, where Southampton we [...]

Roy Hodgson emerges as candidate for Norwich City manager's job?

The former England national boss Roy Hodgson is reportedly considering taking the manager's vacancy at Norwich City. The 69-year-old has been clear about his openness to return to management after he stepped down as England boss last summer. Hodgson announced his resignation immediately after the Three Lions were knocked out of the European Cha [...]

Alex Neil disappointed by Norwich sacking but thankful for opportunity

Alex Neil has expressed his disappointment after being sacked by Norwich City with the club sitting outside the Championship play-off places. Neil, who had been appointed at Carrow Road in January 2015, has found himself under pressure at various points this season as his team struggled in its bid to get back into the Premier League. The 35-year-ol [...]

Gary Rowett: Derby Make Approach For Norwich Manager Target

Derby County have reportedly made an approach to Gary Rowett to become their new manager after sacking Steve McClaren last night. The former Birmingham City boss is among the favourites for the Norwich City job, but it's understood that Derby are hoping to beat the Canaries to his signature. Rowett used to play for Derby and still lives in [...]

Transfer Rumour: Norwich Interested In West Brom Striker Tyler Roberts

I'll take this one with a pinch of salt given we are currently managerless, but Norwich are reportedly one of a whole host of Championship clubs are interested in signing West Brom striker Tyler Roberts, according to the Sun. The young attacker has been on loan with Shrewsbury Town this season, and his form has caught the attention of numerous [...]

Chairman Ed Balls Says Big Norwich City Changes Coming

Norwich chairman Ed Balls says Alex Neil's sacking is the beginning of a clearout as they prepare for a Premier League promotion push next season. Balls said a "miracle" is needed for them to go up this term and Neil's successor will oversee "big changes". "We're determined to give everything we can to get back [...]

Manager Rumour: Norwich Want To Interview Gary Rowett

Norwich started their search on Sunday for Alex Neil's after a 2-2 draw with Blackburn in the Championship but the club is currently without a chief executive after Jez Moxley left after just a few months in the roele, with finance director Steve Stone currently acrting as CEO. The Mirror reports ex-Birmingham boss Rowett,43, will be given an i [...]

Player Power Did Not Get Alex Neil Sack At Norwich

Cameron Jerome’s barbed post-match comments regarding a lack of respect to the management, following last weekend’s mauling at Sheffield Wednesday, triggered the end game, but Norwich Chirman Ed Balls insisted a clean break was best for all parties. “Listen as a board or a chairman it is difficult to get into the weeds of that. So [...]

Discounted Away Tickets For Long Suffering Norwich City Fans

Norwich City are offering supporters half-price tickets for their Sky Bet Championship game at Aston Villa on Saturday, April 1, with the club having decided to subsidise the cost of tickets as “a small gesture” to the club’s long suffering away fans. Adult tickets for the game will be reduced to £15 whilst concessions are p [...]

Manager Rumour: Michael O'Neill Attracting Norwich City Interest

The Irish Football Association are braced for an approach for Michael O'Neill from Norwich City after the club axed Alex Neil according to reports in The Belfst Telegraph. Neil was sacked yesterday after just over two years in charge at the Championship club and Northern Ireland boss O'Neill is among the leading contenders to land the job. [...]

Alan Irvine Won't Apply For Norwich City Manager Role

Caretaker manager Alan Irvine has stressed that he has no intention of succeeding Alex Neil as Norwich City's next permanent manager. The 58-year-old stepped in for the Canaries' 2-2 draw with Blackburn Rovers on Saturday afternoon, less than 24 hours after Neil was given the shove. Irvine was brought to Carrow Road by Neil in July to provi [...]

New Structure Coming At Norwich City

As was revealed by Club Chairman and former Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls this afternoon when in discussion with local media "We're going to be announcing some changes in our structure next week. We've thought long and hard over the last couple of months since the departure of Jez Moxey and we've got a bigger task now, because as well [...]

Pardew to Norwich Rumours Strengthening

Respected BBC football journalist Pat Murphy tweeting  "Hearing that @NorwichCityFC will confirm Pardew over next 48 hrs." With The Daily Telegraph also reporting similar under the headline "Norwich City want Alan Pardew as new manager after sacking Alex Neil" Now personally I would much rather have Rowett as the other stro [...]

Former Birmingham Manager Gary Rowett Bookies Favourite For Norwich Job

Former Canaries boss Alex Neil left his role as manager yesterday with the Championship club sitting in eighth, nine points off sixth-placed Sheffield Wednesday who occupy the last play-off spot. Having fallen out of the Premier League last season, the club were expected to challenge at the top end of the division, but that hasn’t been the ca [...]

Norwich City - Official Club Statement Confirming The Sacking Of Alex Neil

"Norwich City can confirm manager Alex Neil's contract has been terminated with immediate effect. The Board has taken the tough but unanimous decision, believing it is in the best interests of the Club for a new manager to be in place through a crucial summer transfer window and into next season. The Directors would like to place on record [...]

Alex Neil sacked as Norwich City manager in 'best interests of the club'

Norwich have sacked the first team manager Alex Neil "in the best interests of the club". The 35-year-old joined the Canaries in January 2015 but, after winning promotion to the Premier League at the first attempt and then failing to stave off relegation, he leaves the club eighth in the EFL Championship. Former West Brom boss Alan Irvine [...]

Sheffield Wednesday v Norwich City - Norwich Line Up Confirmed

TEAM: Ruddy; Pinto, Martin (c), Klose, Dijks; Tettey, Howson; Ja. Murphy, Hoolahan, Naismith; Jerome. McGovern (GK), Whittaker, Wildschut, Lafferty, Pritchard, Bennett, Jo. Murphy Attacking looking line up for what is a must match if Norwich still have any hope of making the play offs