Norwich City news: How the Canaries can claim promotion to the Premier League on Good Friday should Sheffield United slip up against Nottingham Forest
Norwich City could confirm their promotion to the Premier League on Good Friday if results go their way.
The Canaries are in touching distance of returning to the top-flight for the first time since 2016.
Daniel Farke’s side have been the standout team in the Championship this season and have been top for the last 10 games and have spent 19 weeks total at the summit.
They have also lost the fewest amount of games, six, and have scored the most goals, 85.
They currently have a seven point gap over third place Sheffield United going into the final four games of the season.
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talkSPORT is your home of live football! Here’s what’s coming up on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2…
- Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest (Friday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2
- Leeds vs Wigan (Friday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2
- Sunderland vs Doncaster (Friday, 5:15pm) – talkSPORT 2
- Norwich vs Sheffield Wednesday (Friday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2
- Newcastle vs Southampton (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT
- Accrington Stanley vs Luton (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT 2
- Everton vs Manchester United (Sunday, 1:30pm) – talkSPORT
- Cardiff vs Liverpool (Sunday, 4pm) – talkSPORT
There is a full programme of Championship football on Good Friday, and then again on Monday.
Norwich fans will be keenly watching Sheffield United’s match at home to Nottingham Forest, which is live on talkSPORT 2 with kick-off at 12.30pm.
Should the Blades lose to Forest then they know a win in their match later in the day will seal their promotion.
Norwich host Sheffield Wednesday in the 7.45pm kick-off, with commentary also live on talkSPORT 2.
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A draw for Sheffield United and win for the Canaries would see the gap move to nine points with three games to go.
Should both teams win, then Norwich’s promotion could be confirmed on Bank Holiday Monday. If they win that match, at Stoke City, they will be playing Premier League football regardless of how the Blades fair.
Source: SportsLatest TS