The season has finished and we now know that Norwich and Ipswich will be contesting 2 local derby games next season?


Will Norwich stay up?

NO! Norwich City’s reign in the Premier League is Over.

It’s Championship Football for Norwich next season.

Norwich v Sunderland – Sat 22 Mar Won 2-0
Swansea v Norwich – Sat 29 Mar Lost 3-0
Norwich v West Brom – Sat 5 Apr Lost 0-1
Fulham v Norwich – Sat 12 Apr Lost 0-1

Norwich v Liverpool – Sun 20 Apr Lost 2-3 (still 2 points off the drop positions)
Man Utd v Norwich – Sat 26 Apr Lost 4-0 (now in the relegation zone)
Chelsea v Norwich – Sat 3 May Drew 0-0

Norwich v Arsenal – Sun 11 May Lost 0-2


Will Ipswich make the play-offs and get promotion?

No? Ipswich Town’s chances of promotion from the Championship to the Premier League is over for another season.

But Town had a better season than the last, finishing on 68 points.

Brighton v Ipswich – Sat 22 Mar Won 0-2
Ipswich v Derby – Tue 25 Mar Won 2-1
Ipswich v Nottm Forest – Sat 29 Mar Draw 1-1
Blackburn v Ipswich – Sat 5 Apr Lost 2-0
Huddersfield v Ipswich – Tue 8 Apr Won 0-2
Ipswich v Doncaster – Sat 12 Apr Won 2-1
Watford v Ipswich – Sat 19 Apr Lost 3-1 (still but just 1pt outside the playoffs)
Ipswich v Bournemouth – Mon 21 Apr Draw 2-2
Burnley v Ipswich – Sat 26 Apr Lost 1-0
Ipswich v Sheff Wed – Sat 3 May Won 2-1

Will unsettling changes for Norwich make them a poorer side in the championship?

Will Ipswich build on their strengths and have the upper hand next year?

Wouldn’t it be great to see both teams contesting for places in the Premiership next season?