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Under-23s host Nottingham Forest in PL Cup

29 November 2018

Norwich City Under-23s take on Nottingham Forest in their third game of this season's Premier League Cup on Friday (7pm kick-off) at Colney Training Centre.

The Canaries are in a group with Leicester City, Nottingham Forest and Exeter City, with Norwich sitting last in the group, but only two points off second place Leicester City.

So far, Norwich have lost one and drew one, drawing 1-1 against Exeter City last time out in the competition with Ant Spyrou getting City’s goal.

Forest currently play in the Professional Development League North, sitting seventh in league table having played 14 games and have picked up 18 points in the process.

The Reds are coming into the game after a convincing 3-0 victory at home against Sheffield Wednesday, forward Avrin Appiah scored a brace before substitute Kieran Hayes put the game out of Wednesday’s reach.

Last time out for City, Billy Johnson’s penalty save with 15 minutes to go against Southampton meant the Under-23s earnt a draw against the Saints in a hard-fought game at Colney.

You can follow updates of the match at Colney by following our Academy Twitter account HERE. We'll have reaction after the final whistle on

Please note – although fans are welcome to watch the matches at Colney they are advised that due to the extensive building works on site there is very limited parking.

What parking there is available is strictly on a first-come, first served basis and therefore supporters are advised to share transport or seek alternative methods of getting to the training ground – a drop off area at the gates will be employed on the day of a game.

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