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All you need to know: Norwich City v Nottingham Forest

24 December 2018

Norwich City will be in action at Carrow Road on Boxing Day in their latest Sky Bet Championship fixture against Nottingham Forest (kick-off 3pm).

City go into the match unbeaten in their last 11 games, and on the back of a 1-0 victory over Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Saturday. Forest meanwhile have picked up five points in their last five games, losing 1-0 to Queens Park Rangers last time out.

Here’s all you need to know ahead of Wednesday’s encounter:

Supporter’s guide

We have a document which outlines various elements of the Norwich City matchday experience from getting to Carrow Road, what's available from the kiosks and much more. To see it, click HERE.

To see a list of prohibited items at Carrow Road, click HERE.

The Junior Canaries Family FanZone will not be open for the game, and will reopen for City’s home clash with Ipswich Town on Sunday, February 10.

Ticket Information

General admission tickets are sold out for the game, however there are a limited number of hospitality packages available. To find out more, call 01603 218744.

Meet the opposition

Nottingham Forest currently sit seventh in the Championship table with 35 points, just three points out of the play-offs behind Sheffield United.

Forest manager Aitor Karanka was appointed in January, 2018, and his side got off to a good start this season losing only one game prior to their first encounter with Norwich on October 20.

In that game, Norwich won 2-1 at the City Ground with a second-half brace from Timm Klose helping Norwich come from behind after a goal from ex-Canary Lewis Grabban in the fifth minute.

After the match, Forest went on another unbeaten run of seven matches, ending on December 8 when they lost 1-0 to Preston North End. Forest played Queens Park Rangers at home last time out with Toni Leistner heading home Luke Freeman’s 45th-minute free-kick to give QPR the win. 

Grabban is Forest’s top scorer so far this season, with 15 goals and two assists in all competitions, followed by Joe Lolley with seven goals and six assists.

How to follow

The match is available to be watched on iFollow for UK subscribers only, with match passes available for £10. To buy, click HERE.

As the game has been chosen for international television broadcast and will be screened in at least 26 countries, it unfortunately will not be available to non-UK subscribers to watch on iFollow.

We will also 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.

Highlights of the match will be able to view the very next day on our YouTube and social channels.

To receive all the latest information on the club, opt in to our official Norwich City FC emails by clicking HERE.


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