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11 Facts About Norwich City That Norwich Fans Already Know

Here are 11 facts about Norwich City that Norwich fans already know.

1. Norwich City F.C. was formed following a meeting at the Criterion Cafe in Norwich on 17 June 1902, and the club played its first competitive match against Harwich & Parkeston - at Newmarket Road on 6 September 1902.

2. The club's widest margin of victory in the League was their 10–2 win against Coventry City in Division Three (South) in 1930.

3. Ron Ashman holds the record for Norwich appearances, having played 592 first-team matches between 1947 and 1964.

4. Ralph Hunt holds the record for the most goals scored in a season - 31 in the 1955–56 season in Division Three (South).

5. Mark Bowen holds the club record for the player with the most international caps, with 35 for Wales.

6. Norfolk is world-famed for its canaries - thus the club's nickname.

7. Norwich have taken part in European competition just once - reaching the third round of the UEFA Cup in 1993–94. They are the only British side to beat Bayern Munich in the Olympic Stadium.

8. Norwich's record home attendance is 43,984 - for a sixth round FA Cup match against Leicester City on 30 March 1963.

9. The club's heaviest defeat in the League was 10–2 against Swindon Town - in 1908 in the Southern Football League.

10. The club's highest league finish was third - in the FA Premier League in 1992–93. 

11. Johnny Gavin holds the record as theclub's top scorer over a career - with 122 goals between 1948 and 1955.

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