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All you need to know: Brentford v Norwich City

31 December 2018

Norwich City will travel to Griffin Park to take on Brentford in their first game of 2019 on New Year’s Day (kick-off 3pm).

The Canaries go into the game sitting second in the Sky Bet Championship table on 48 points, having picked up eight points in the last five games.

Brentford currently sit 18th in the table, with the Bees having drawn their last two matches away against Bristol and Birmingham.

Here's all you need to know ahead of the match on Tuesday, January 1...

Getting to Griffin Park

The postcode for Griffin Park is TW8 ONT. For directions from Carrow Road, click HERE.  

Visiting supporters are housed in the Brook Road Stand behind the goal. Wheelchair users who are supporting the Canaries will be seated in the mixed home and away area (Block P205) of The Paddock, and can enter the ground via the main entrance on Braemar Road.

The nearest underground station is South Ealing on the Piccadilly Line, which is approximately a 20-minute walk from the stadium. Come out of the station, turn right and continue to walk down South Ealing Road towards Ealing Road.

There are plenty of bus routes which pass by or close to Griffin Park. The 65 and 235 stop outside the football ground.

Residents permit parking exists all around the stadium. There are a number of hotels that have fee paying car parks. One is the Premier Inn Kew Bridge, which is a five minute walk from the stadium, alternatively you can try Travelodge Kew Bridge or Brentford Health Centre opposite Brentford train station. Further afield there is free street parking, as well as a limited amount of parking meter bays.

Meet the opposition

Brentford currently sit 18th in the table with 27 points, just four places above the relegation zone.

The Bees have won just one of our last five games, picking up three points against Bolton Wanderers on December 22 with Neal Maupay getting the only goal of the game. Prior to that, Brentford lost to Swansea and Hull, and in their last two games picked up draws against Birmingham and Bristol.

In Norwich’s last meeting at home to Brentford on October 27, the Canaries took all three points with Emi Buendia scoring his first goal for the Club. Last season, both teams took a victory each, with Norwich winning 1-0 at Griffin Park in January, but losing out to the Bees at Carrow Road last December with a 2-1 defeat.

Brentford’s current top scorer is striker Neal Maupay, who has picked up 15 goals and six assists so far this season.

Ticket Information

Norwich’s away ticket allocation for the game has sold out and fans will not be able to buy tickets on the day.

How to follow

The match is available to watch on iFollow for UK and overseas fans, with match passes available for £10. To purchase, click HERE.

We will be running regular updates on our Twitter account, including reaction after the final whistle.

There will also be a minute-by-minute live match blog on canaries.co.uk and you can also receive updates on our Instagram and Facebook pages. 

Canary fans who want to recieve updates straight to their phone can also sign up to the Norwich City WhatsApp page. Click HERE to find out more. 


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