HIGHLIGHTS: Norwich City 2-3 Hannover 96
Norwich City Football Club was founded on 17 June 1902. The club’s nickname is the Canaries.
City’s colours are yellow and green. The colours appear on the club’s crest, which features a canary as well as the City of Norwich’s coat of arms. Norwich’s home kits are traditionally yellow with green. The club’s stadium is Carrow Road, which was built in 1935. The stadium has a capacity of 27,244.
The club has yo-yoed up and down the top two divisions in recent times. Despite suffering relegation in the 2004-05 season, Norwich famously beat Manchester United 2-0. In the 2014-15 season, Norwich gained promotion back into the Premier League after winning the Play-Off final under the management of Alex Neil.
The club have won two Football League Cup trophies, in 1962 and 1985, and finished runner-s up twice in the 70s. Norwich have never won the top tier of English football, but have won the second tier on three occasions and the third tier on another two. The club’s has reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup on three occasions. Ken Brown managed the club for more matches (367) than any other manager.
Notable players to have played for the club include Steve Bruce, Mark Bowen and Darren Huckerby, Paul Lambert and Craig Bellamy. Christ Sutton has the most Premier League goals for Norwich, with 33. The club’s all-time leading goalscorer is Johnny Gavin with 132 goals. Ron Ashman holds the record for most appearances for the club, with 662.