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"[64] Despite a slow start, the following season was far more successful and the team spent most of the season at the top of the table – helped on by top scorer Teemu Pukki. The link to the football club is used to explain why the boy already has so many yellow things in his bedroom. spent 15 years as a semi-professional team in the Southern League before admission to English Football League in 1920.For most of the next 50 years, Norwich City F.C. To do this click on the cookie settings button below. In the 2001 film Mike Bassett: England Manager,[119] the eponymous hero, played by Ricky Tomlinson, rises to prominence as a result of success as manager of Norwich City, having won the 'Mr Clutch Cup'. The appointment reinvigorated Norwich's season, and victory in the 2015 Championship playoff final secured an immediate return to the top division of English football. That night he is visited by a yellow alien called Nick, short for electronic, who teaches him all about electricity. Norwich secure an instant return to the Premier League with victory over Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final. After a mediocre first half of the 2014–15 season, Neil Adams resigned which paved the way for the appointment of then Hamilton Academical manager Alex Neil in January 2015. Norwich City Football Club (also known as The Canaries or City) is an English professional football club based in Norwich, Norfolk, that competes in the Championship, the second division of English football. The history of Norwich City F.C. [98], On 27 December 2015, former Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls was appointed Chairman, however he left in late 2018. It’s a big game today and you’d probably like to be standing in the stands right now waiting for the teams to arrive. Plus 100,000 … However the club was relegated to the Third Division at the end of the season. Grant's side struggled for most of the season and made a poor start to the 2007–08 season, with only two wins by mid October; following a 1–0 defeat at fellow-strugglers Queens Park Rangers, Grant left the club by "mutual consent" on 9 October 2007. [73] The club participates in characteristic yellow and green kits and are nicknamed The Canaries after the history of breeding the birds in the area (said to be introduced around the 16th century by a group of European immigrant weavers in the area known as "The Strangers"). However, Lambert resigned within a month of the season's close to take up the vacant managerial spot at league rivals Aston Villa and was replaced by Chris Hughton. [82] Norwich are currently unbeaten against Ipswich in a decade, encompassing 12 matches, including 5-1 and 4-1 victories, as well as a victorious play-off semi final fixture in 2015. [16] A highly successful first season saw promotion back to the First Division and another visit to Wembley, again in the League Cup final, this time losing 1–0 to Aston Villa. [72] Following a dispute over the conditions of renting the Newmarket Road ground, in 1908 the club moved to a new home in a converted disused chalk pit in Rosary Road which became known as "The Nest". The biggest highlight of the following four seasons was the visit of King George VI to Carrow Road on 29 October 1938. Their top scorer that season was Mark Robins, who had been signed from Manchester United the previous summer. Following a 2–1 win over Blackburn Rovers, the club was promoted back to the Premier League after a three-year absence as Championship winners. On the ball City, never mind the danger, [3] They joined the Norfolk & Suffolk League for the 1902–03 season,[4] but following a FA commission, the club was ousted from the amateur game in 1905, as it was deemed a professional organisation. Norwich were also denied their first foray into Europe with the ban on English clubs after the Heysel Stadium disaster. Norwich City LFC play their home games at Plantation Park, Blofield, Norwich. The only way we would relinquish our shares is if somebody is going to put money into the football ... Only if they put money into the squad – not if they buy our shares, we don't want money. The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich NR2 1BH Call 0800 3897 321. This was the club's heaviest ever home defeat and Gunn was sacked six days later. [9] The league was suspended the following season due to the Second World War, and did not resume until the 1946–47 season. The following season started successfully, with the club sitting top of the Championship in mid-October. I have... heard of the canaries. [25][26], During 1992–93, the inaugural season of the Premier League, Norwich City quickly emerged as surprise title contenders,[27] before faltering in the final weeks to finish third behind the champions, Manchester United, and runners-up Aston Villa. On 14 January 2009 it was announced that Roeder had been relieved of his first team duties after 60 games in charge, and just 20 victories. [109], Norwich City have won a number of honours:[117], Football League Second Division/EFL Championship (Tier 2)[ii], Football League Third Division (1921–92)/EFL League One (2004–present) (Tier 3). During the 2016–17 season, Aviva Community Fund were Norwich's main shirt sponsor. [12] In 1962 Ron Ashman guided Norwich to their first trophy, defeating Rochdale 4–0 on aggregate in a two-legged final to win the League Cup.