Norwich City

Founded In
Norwich, Norfolk, England

About Norwich City

Norwich City Football Club was founded in 1902 however they didn’t appear in the top flight of English football until 1972. Since then the Cannaries as they are sometimes known have played 21 seasons in England’s top league.

They have to major honours to their name and both came in the League Cup in 1962 and 1985 when they defeated Sunderland however their most famous victory came in 1993 when they beat German champions Bayern Munich in the Olympic Stadium becoming the only English club to ever win a match in that venue.

In 2010 Norwich returned to the Premier League after a six-year absence. The fan’s song “On the Ball, City” is considered to be the oldest football chant in the world.

Norwich City’s home ground since 1935 is Carrow Road and it has a capacity 27,220. It’s record ground since becoming an all-seater stadium is 26,840 for a match against Manchester United. The all time attendance record is 43,984 versus Leicester City.

Major Honours

League Cup 1962, 1985

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