NORWICH CITY

("The Canaries")

Year formed1902
Turned professional1905
Limited company1905
Previous names

None

Ground

Carrow Road, Norwich NR1 1JE

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements114 x 74 yards (105 x 67 metres)
Ground capacity27,244
Record attendance at present ground

43,984 v Leicester City, FA Cup 6th round, 30th March 1963 (lost 0-2)

League career

Southern League Division One: 1905 - 1920

Division Three: 1920 - 1921

Division Three (South): 1921 - 1934

Division Two: 1934 - 1939

Division Three (South): 1939 - 1958

Division Three: 1958 - 1960

Division Two: 1960 - 1972

Division One: 1972 - 1974

Division Two: 1974 - 1975

Division One: 1975 - 1981

Division Two: 1981 - 1982

Division One: 1982 - 1985

Division Two: 1985 - 1986

Division One/Premiership: 1986 - 1995

Division One: 1995 - 2004

Premiership: 2004 - 2005

Championship: 2005 - 2009

League One: 2009 - 2010

Championship: 2010 - 2011

Premier League: 2011 - 2014

Championship: 2014 - 2015

Premier League: 2015 - 2016

Championship: 2016 - .

First Football League game

28th August 1920 v Plymouth Argyle, Division Three, drew 1-1

  
Honours 
European

Texaco Cup runners-up: 1972-73

Domestic - League

Division Two/One champions: 1971-72, 1985-86, 2003-04

Championship runners-up: 2010-11

League One champions: 2009-10

Division Three runners-up: 1959-60

Division Three (South) champions: 1933-34

Division Three (South) runners-up: 1950-51

Second World War Third Division (South) North region runners-up: 1945-46

Domestic - Cup

League/Milk Cup winners: 1961-62, 1984-85

League Cup runners-up: 1974-75

FA Youth Cup winners: 1982-83, 2012-13

Best League position3rd, Premiership, 1992-93
Lowest League position24th, Division Three (South), 1956-57
Furthest in FA CupSemi-final, 1958-59, 1988-89, 1991-92
Furthest in League Cupsee above
  
Most League points 
2 for a win64, Division Three (South), 1950-51
3 for a win95, League One, 2009-10
Fewest League points 
2 for a win28, Division Three (South), 1930-31, 1946-47
3 for a win33, Premiership / Premier League, 2004-05, 2013-14
Most League goals scored

99, Division Three (South), 1952-53

Most League goals conceded

100, Division Three (South), 1946-47

Fewest League goals scored28, Premier League, 2013-14

 

Fewest League goals conceded

36, Division Two, 1971-72

Most wins in a League season29, League One, 2009-10
Fewest wins in a League season7, Division One/Premiership, 1973-74, 1978-79, 2004-05
Most draws in a League season

23, Division One, 1978-79

Fewest draws in a League season

5, Division Two, 1981-82

Most losses in a League season

24, Division Two/Championship, 1938-39, 2008-09

24, Division Three (South), 1930-31, 1946-47

Fewest losses in a League season

6, Division Two, 1971-72

6, Division Three (South), 1933-34

Record League win10-2 v Coventry City, Division Three (South), 15th March 1930
Record Cup win8-0 v Sutton United, FA Cup 4th round, 28th January 1989
Record defeat

2-10 v Swindon Town, Southern League, 5th September 1908

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season31, Ralph Hunt, Division Three (South), 1955-56
in total122, Johnny Gavin, 1945-54 and 1955-58
  
Most League goals scored in one match

5, Tommy Hunt v Coventry City, Division Three (South), 15th March 1930

5, Roy Hollis v Walsall, Division Three (South), 29th December 1951

Most League appearances592, Ron Ashman, 1947-64
Most capped player35, Mark Bowen for Wales
Youngest League playerRyan Jarvis, 16 years 282 days v Walsall, 19th April 2003
Highest transfer fee received£12,000,000 (reported) for Jacob Murphy to Newcastle United, July 2017
Highest transfer fee paid

£7,000,000 for Robbie Brady from Hull City, July 2015

£7,000,000 for Yanic Wildschut from Wigan Athletic, January 2017