Norwich City earns promotion to PL after Blackburn win


Norwich City

Championship toppers, Norwich City have sealed their promotion to Premier League after defeating Blackburn Rovers 2-1 on Saturday.

Marco Stiepermann drilled low into the bottom corner from outside the box giving the  Canaries their needed point to get over the line and settled any nerves

And Mario Vrancic’s sublime 25-yard strike gave Norwich their doubled lead as Blackburn’s Darragh Lenihan escaped with a yellow for a last-man foul on Teemu Pukki,

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Moment after,Lewis Travis pulled one back but the hosts comfortably saw out the win,

Norwich city may be accompanied with closest rivals Sheffield United whose promotion will be sealed if Leeds United fail to beat Aston Villa on Sunday with the pair to contest the Championship title on the final day.

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A point at Villa on May 5 is good to settle Norfolk side champions title, with the Blades three points behind them.


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