Norwich City History
Norwich City... The story so far.

1902

The journey begins in the Norfolk & Suffolk League vs. Harwich and Parkeston

1905

Change nickname from ‘The Citizens’ to ‘The Canaries’

1905

Elected to play in the Southern League

1906

Adopt yellow and green kit

1908

Move from Newmarket Road to ‘The Nest’ in Rosery Road

1917

Voluntary liquidation during WW1

1919

Reformed at the end of hostilities

1920

City joins the English football league Division Three (South) vs Plymouth Argyle

1922

Canary badge adopted

1931

Bottom of the league and re-elected

1933

Record victory vs. Coventry City 10-2

1933

Promoted to the Second division

1935

Move to Carrow Road vs. West Ham United 4-3 Attendance 29,799

1938

Royal visit by King George VI

1939

Relegated back to the Third division

1947

Relegation finish and re-elected

1957

Finished bottom of the Football League

1957

Appeal fund of £20,000 saves the club

1959

F.A Cup semi-finalists vs Luton Town

1960

Promoted to the Second Division

1962

League Cup Winners vs. Rochdale 4-0 on aggregate

1963

Record home attendance 43,984 vs. Leicester City

1972

Second Division Champions

1973

League Cup finalists 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur

1974

Relegated to the Second Division

1975

League Cup finalists 0-1 Aston Villa

1975

Promoted to the First Division

1981

Relegated to Second Division

1982

Promoted to the First Division

1983

F.A Cup Youth winners vs Everton 6-5 after extra time

1984

Main Stand fire

1985

Beat Ipswich Town 2-1 on aggregate in League Cup Semi-final

1985

League Cup Winners 1-0 Sunderland

1985

Qualified for Europe – English teams banned

1986

Second Division Champions

1989

F.A Cup Semi-finalists 0-1 Everton

1992

Inaugural members of the English Premier League

1992

F.A Cup Semi-finalists 0-1 Sunderland

1993

Finished third in the English Premier League

1994

Third round of the UEFA Cup

1995

Relegated to the Championship

2002

Play-off finalists’ vs Birmingham City 1-1 Lost on penalties

2004

Championship winners

2005

Relegated from the Premiership

2009

Relegated from the Championship

2010

League One winners

2011

Promoted to the Premiership

2013

F.A Cup Youth winners’ vs Chelsea 4-2 on aggregate

2014

Relegated to the Championship

2015

Championship Play-off winners’ vs Middlesbrough 2-0

2016

Relegated to the Championship

2017

City make it nine games unbeaten vs. Ipswich Town

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