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Coming on the back of an exhilarating season, Norwich City will have plenty of pressure on their chest heading into their third Premier League season in the last decade. The 2018/19 champions of the Championship earned their place back in the top tier by playing a possession-based game and by launching the league’s Golden Boot winner and player of the season Teemu Pukki, as well as the best young player in all three divisions – Max Aarons.
The Canaries’ quality will be put to the ultimate test in the new campaign as they fight against the country’s best of the best. Head coach Daniel Farke should be applauded for his achievements but the hard work has only started. Norwich City are one of the biggest favourites to get relegated, with 2.88 betting odds stacked in their favour.
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The Canaries have a proper talisman in Teemu Pukki who will be expected to translate his Championship dominance into a Premier League scoring form. Having scored 29 of Norwich City’s 93 goals from last season, the Finnish finisher also stacked nine assists.
As things stand, he seems to have done enough to impress the bookmakers. Pukki is the eighth biggest favourite to finish the 2019/20 as the Premier League’s top goalscorer with the odds of 26.00 slapped to his name. Pukki’s poaching ability and extraordinary positional awareness make him a huge asset in Norwich’s attacking line. As a result, he will be the player to keep an eye on this season.
As a club that’s been in and out of the Premier League for three times during the last ten years, Norwich City is not exactly a side with well-pronounced rivalries with top-tier teams. The Canaries do, however, hold a fierce rivalry with Ipswich Town, a team currently fighting in League One.
Matches between these two clubs are usually referred to as the East Anglian derby, which basically sees the only fully professional teams from Norfolk and Suffolk lock horns in a battle. This derby is also humorously called the Old Firm Derby. The name comes as a reference to the matches played between Celtic and Rangers. This match – without any humour now – has been described as the second-fiercest rivalry in England.
Norwich City are now the ‘Pride of Anglia’ as the only club from this part of the country fighting in the elite echelon. As far as the 2019/20 campaign goes, all Norwich’s matches will be as big as derbies, given that club will face a war of a season in an effort to stay up.
The Canaries officially spread their wings in 1902, playing their matches in the Norfolk & Suffolk League. Norwich City had fast-tracked their way into the professional waters moving into the Southern League in 1905. The First World War caused this up-and-coming club to go into voluntary liquidation, returning back to business in 1919. Norwich City enjoyed great crowds since the very beginnings and as the club popularity continued to rise, the owners decided to move the club to Carrow Road in 1935. The rest is history as Canaries still their play their home games at this 30,000-seater.
Norwich City is a club of moderate success. However, as the major representatives of their region, the Canaries boast quite a record. Norwich City are a four-time tier two winner. They also won the League Cup on two instances – in 1962 and 1985, while also finishing second in 1973 and 1975.
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