english football stadiums norwich carrow road

Club Profile

Norwich City

Norwich City is a tradition-rich club with an old-school stadium in a beautiful and historic city just a couple of hours from London. Just to be clear, it’s pronounced NOR-itch.

LOCATION: Norwich, Norfolk, two hours east of Liverpool Street station in London

CONTACT: canaries.co.uk, 01603 721902, #NCFC

NICKNAMES: The Canaries, due to a history of breeding the birds in the area


Norwich City was founded in 1902 and struggled mostly in the third and fourth tiers until the late 1950s. During the 1958-59 FA Cup, they made the semifinals as a Third Division side, beating Tottenham and Manchester United along the way. The next season they made the Second Division and finished fourth, and then the year after that they won the…


Norwich shares the East Anglian derby with Ipswich Town. The two sets of supporters have a genuine hatred for each other. Being British, they also have a sense of humor about the whole thing. It’s a heavily agricultural area, leading to their calling the rivalry the Old Farm derby and the Combine Clasico. It’s Norfolk vs. Suffolk, each club being…

Women's Team

Norwich City Women FC, who are not affiliated with the men’s club, play in the FA Women’s National League Division 1 South East, tier 4 of the pyramid. Home games are at The Nest in


Norwich have what is thought to be the oldest football song still in use in the world. It’s so old, it’s not even really a song; it’s a throwback to the days of sis-boom-bah and all that. It’s called “On the Ball City,” and they start every game with it after the announcer counts down from three. It goes like this: Kick it off, throw it in, have…


Carrow Road is one of our favorites: in town, old but comfortable, cozy, and loud. It’s also really, really green and yellow. It holds 27,244 and was built in 1935, and of course there’s been a lot of work done since. Today there are four separate stands with infill at the corners that make it feel nearly closed in. It also has great banter…

Going to a Game at Norwich City

GETTING THERE: It’s just a 10-minute walk from the train station, and a lovely one at that. Along the way you will pass plenty of places to eat and drink. PUBS: Right across the river from the station is a great little pub called The Compleat Angler. Farther down that road, which leads to the center, is the Prince of Wales. Walking to the game,…

Norwich City Tickets

Tickets ranged from £20 to £50 when Norwich were last in the Championship. The high end of the range is for tickets in some lounges in the City Stand; it’s highly recommended. You get a good seat and access to a little bar space with free non-boozy drinks.

Photo Gallery


More About Norwich City

Powered By MemberPress WooCommerce Plus Integration