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Norwich City to appoint Borussia Dortmund II's Daniel Farke as manager

According to reports emerging in The Daily Telegraph Norwich City are set to spring a surprise by naming Borussia Dortmund II's Daniel Farke as their new head coach. Farke will be confirmed as the Championship club's new No. 1 this week after an extensive recruitment process led by new sporting director Stuart Webber and managing director S [...]

Transfer Rumour: Sunderland Consider Turner Return

Much-maligned Sunderland owner Ellis Short surprised precisely no-one when he admitted that the club’s disastrous recruitment had played a major role in their relegation this season. The fact that they have made a profit on just four of their last 47 signings is a statistic frequently repeated - and with good reason. Therefore, few supporters [...]

Transfer Rumour: Rotherham Deny Reports Linking Them With McGovern

According to The Rotherham Advertiser, Norwich City goalkeeper Michael McGovern is not on Rotherham United’s radar contrary to reports. It was believed that Norwich City were prepared to sell or loan out Michael McGovern with Rotherham interested in the Northern Ireland international. Rotherham were supposedly keen on a loan move with Norwich [...]

Transfer Rumour: Norwich Keen On Tom Adeyemi Return

Norwich City are set for a huge summer, with sporting director Stuart Webber already overseeing a host of major changes. The Canaries not only parted ways with manager Alex Neil shortly before Webber's arrival, but they have also confirmed that seven players – John Ruddy, Steven Whittaker, Sebastien Bassong, Michael Turner, Ryan Bennett, [...]

Head Coach Rumour: Norwich City consider move for Jens Keller

Norwich are considering German coach Jens Keller from Bundesliga Second Division club Union Berlin following the success of countryman David Wagner at Huddersfield according to the Daily Mail City's sporting director Stuart Webber, who helped appoint Wagner when he was working at Huddersfield, is looking at the German market as he seeks a succe [...]

Transfer Rumour: Rangers Favourites To Sign Old Boy Naismith From Norwich

Glasgow Rangers are leading the way to re-sign former frontman Steven Naismith, according to the odds of 7/4 with Sky Bet. The 30-year-old left the Ibrox Stadium in the summer of 2012 due to the club’s financial difficulties and joined Premier League side Everton, before moving on to current club Norwich City for £9 million in January 2 [...]

Todd Cantwell nominated for national U23 Player of the Year award

Norwich U23's starlet Todd Cantwell has been nominated for a national U23 Player of the Year award, and is one of 10 players on the shortlist for this season's Premier League 2 Player of the Year award. The Norwich City rising star is one of ten names that have been put forward for this year’s award, alongside Manchester United&r [...]

West Ham United in talks with former Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy

West Ham United are in talks with former Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy, according to the Daily Mail. The Canaries No. 1 was told by his current employers that he will not be offered a new contract at Carrow Road and is set to be released at the end of the season. The news has alerted Slaven Bilic, who is looking for a new shot-stopper who can [...]

Birmingham City linked with Norwich City Defender Ryan Bennett

Birmingham City are interested in Ryan Bennett, who will soon be a free agent when his contract at Norwich City expires, according to reports. Bennett has been told, along with the likes of John Ruddy, Sebastien Bassong, Youssouf Mulumbu and Kyle Lafferty that their deals at Carrow Road will not be getting renewed this summer after the Canaries fai [...]

Sebastien Bassong Claimed To Be Close To Signing For Bursaspor

Norwich City defender Sebastien Bassong is very close to signing for Turkish side Bursaspor, report Fanatik. ‘The Crocodiles’ are currently going through a dismal run of form, and the former Turkish Super League champions have lost their last 4 games, conceding a total of 18 goals. Fanatik say the Bursaspor board will sign an experience [...]

Norwich City to finish pre-season fixtures at home to newly promoted Brighton

Norwich City will host Premier League new boys Brighton and Hove Albion in their final match of pre-season, the club have announced. The Seagulls, who are managed by former Canaries boss Chris Hughton, will visit Carrow Road on Saturday 29 July. Norwich won the most recent encounter between the two sides back in April, winning 2-0 thanks to two own [...]

Head Coach Rumour: Norwich Step Up Carlos Carvalhal Pursuit

Norwich are poised to step up their efforts to make Carlos Carvalhal their new manager according to The Mirror The Canaries have put the Sheffield Wednesday boss at the top of their list in their search for a permanent replacement for Alex Neil. Their interest was on hold while they awaited the outcome of Wednesday’s Championship play-off tie [...]

Norwich Providing Welcome Stability For Oliveira

Nélson Oliveira was once one of the greatest young promises of Portuguese football. Reaching the final of the U20 World Cup in 2011, Oliveira had it all in front of him. Portuguese newspaper Record have spoken to the Norwich City player to get his opinion on the latest team currently at the same tournament, and Oliveira believes they can mak [...]

Transfer Rumour: Norwich Close In On Watkins

Norwich City have reportedly moved into pole position to sign former Barnsley attacker Marley Watkins. The 26-year-old free agent opted to reject a new deal at Oakwell, sparking an intense battle among a clutch of Championship clubs for his services. City’s bitter East Anglian rivals Ipswich Town reportedly failed with two seven figure bids i [...]

Rangers plot move to sign released Norwich City defender

The Scottish Sun reports that Scottish Premiership side Rangers are considering the prospect of re-signing defender Steven Whittaker. The 32-year-old now finds himself without a club after Sky Bet Championship outfit Norwich City released him at the end of his contract recently. It was a frustrating campaign for Whittaker with the Canaries, making [...]

Hibernian release Norwich City legend Grant Holt

Norwich City legend Grant Holt has been released by Hibernian following the expiry of his contract. The 36-year-old scored seven goals in 37 games in all competition for Hibs this season, helping Neil Lennon’s side win the Scottish Championship title. The Edinburgh side have announced his release ahead of their return to the Scottish Premiers [...]

Breidablik sign Norwich City defender Michee Efete on summer loan

Many players may have been looking forward to a summer break now that the season is over but Norwich City youngster Michee Efete has opted to keep playing – in Iceland. The 20-year-old defender received good news last week when he was told that the Canaries were activating the one-year option in his contract to keep him at the club next seaso [...]

Norwich City Vs QPR - Pre Match Facts

Norwich goalkeeper John Ruddy is set for his final appearance for the club after being confirmed as one of seven players to leave this summer. Forward Steven Naismith is banned for the last game of the season after his red card in their draw at Leeds a match that could prove to have been his last for the club also QPR secured Champ [...]

Transfer Rumour: Howson For Sale If Price Is Right

According to The Daily Mirror today, Norwich City midfielder Jonny Howson could be sold this summer as they continue to shuffle their personnel ahead of next season. Norwich City’s new Sporting Director Stuart Webber has already been wielding the axe as he intends to radically shake up the squad for a promotion push next season. Despite not h [...]

Norwich City Release A Further 5 Players

Norwich City have announced Ray Grant, Conor McGrandles and Ben Killip are among the young players released as part of the next stage of the club’s shake up of the playing staff. The trio are joined by Jamie Eaton-Collins and Toby Syme, who will not be offered new terms when their current deals run out on June 30. One-year options have been t [...]

Transfer Rumour: Naismith Set To Released On A Free Transfer

STEVEN NAISMITH could be handed a free transfer by Norwich — just 16 months after joining from Everton for £8.5million, according to reports in The Sun today Norwich, who failed to reach the Championship play-offs, yesterday showed the door to John Ruddy, Sebastien Bassong, Steven Whittaker, Ryan Bennett, Youssouf Mulumbu, Michael Turne [...]

Michael O'Neill Doistances Himself From Carrow Road Post Talk

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has said he intends to continue in that role going forward. It follows reports this week linking him to Norwich City. O’Neill has distanced himself from the speculation, saying he has had no contact about taking over the Championship club. “Like anything if you’re a manager and you&rs [...]

Toffolo Contract Extended By Norwich

On-loan full-back Harry Toffolo will return to Carrow Road after Norwich City activated a one-year option in his contract with the player being the only recognised left back permanently on their payroll The left-back has spent this season on loan in League One at Scunthorpe and has impressed for Graham Alexander's promotion-chasers. The former [...]

Ruddy & Bassong The High Profile Casualties As Norwich Release 7

Norwich City have announced that a number of high-profile players, including former England goalkeeper John Ruddy, will be released in the summer. Defenders Sébastien Bassong, Ryan Bennett, Michael Turner and Steven Whittaker will also be allowed to leave, as will striker Kyle Lafferty. Midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu is another who won't be [...]

Head Coach Rumour: O'Neill Holds Informal Talks

Norwich City have held informal talks with Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill over the manager's job at Carrow Road, reports BBC Radio Norfolk. The Championship club sacked Alex Neil in March, with Alan Irvine taking over on an interim basis for the rest of the season. O'Neill, 47, led Northern Ireland to the last 16 at Euro 2016, ha [...]

Head Coach Rumour: Michael O'Neill High Up Carrow Road Wish List

Norwich City are looking at Michael O'Neill in case their plan to appoint Uwe Rosler fails, according to the Sun on Sunday. The Canaries have been without a permanent manager since Alex Neil's sacking in March, and are said to have earmarked Fleetwood's Rosler as their number one target. However the German, who was previously courted by [...]

Former Canary Ricky Van Wolfswinkel Helps Vitesse Arnhem Win Dutch Cup

Former Norwich City striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel scored two late goals as Vitesse Arnhem beat AZ Alkmaar 2-0 to win the Dutch Cup final in Rotterdam. It is Vitesse's first major trophy in their 125-year history. Striker Van Wolfswinkel, 28, headed home his first after 80 minutes and followed it up with a second two minutes from time. Vitesse, [...]