By Car: (approx 148 miles from HW)
M40 to join M25 northbound. Continue on M25 for 38 miles and exit at junction 27 to join M11 northbound. Continue for 28 miles and then exit at junction 9 for the A11 (signposted Norwich/Newmarket).
Continue on A11 for 12 miles and then onto the A14 for 7 miles and then back onto the A11 towards Norwich and Thetford. Continue for further 42 miles on A11 then turn right at Thickthorn Services (signposted Norwich City FC). Continue for 5 miles on A47 then turn left onto A146. After 1 mile turn right at t-junction onto A1054 and then proceed to roundabout. Past the County Hall exit and then take 2nd exit. Keep in right hand lane and at traffic lights turn right. Follow road around to the right and over the white bridge (Carrow Bridge) and the football ground is on the right. Check www.rac.co.uk
for specific or more detailed directions.
Nearest station is Norwich - just over half a mile from Carrow Road. Turn left out of the station and follow the road around back towards the football ground. Connections from London via Liverpool Street station. Journey time from London approx 2 hours. Check www.nationrail.co.uk for specific times and connections of trains.
Players who have played for both Clubs.
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Zema Abbey - Striker who made 59 League apps for Norwich between 2000 and 2004. Originally played for Hitchin Town before moving into the full-time game with Cambridge United. Joined Wanderers on a short term deal from Norwich in the early part of the 2004/2005 season - making five appearances before switching to Bradford City.
Spent four months at Bradford - making 6 League apps and scoring once - before a free transfer to Torquay United in March 2005. Also spent time
on loan Boston United during the early part of the 2004/5 season while still contracted at Norwich.
Drewe Broughton - Tall striker who arrived on loan at Wycombe from Southend United in December 2004. A former trainee with Norwich City who made his way to Southend via varying spells at Peterborough United, Brentford and Kidderminster Harrriers. Also played on loan for Rushden & Diamonds prior to his time at Wycombe.
Viv Busby - Spent four seasons with Wycombe in the late 1960's before moving into the full-time game with Luton Town in January 1970. Had a brief spell with Newcastle United before a memorable four season with Fulham where he picked up a FA Cup losers medal in 1975. Switched to Norwich in 1976 where he made 22 League apps - scoring 11 times before time with Stoke City, Sheffield United, Blackburn Rovers and finally York City. Moved into coaching after his playing days came to an end.
Clint Easton - Former trainee with Watford who moved to Norwich in June 2001 in a deal said to be worth £100,000. Made 50 League appearances for The Canaries in a three year spell before moving on free to Wycombe in the summer of 2004 during Tony Adams reign as Wanderers boss. Made 97 First Team apps for Wycombe before being released by John Gorman at the end of the 2005/2006 campaign. Went on to play for Gillingham and Hereford United after his time at Wycombe.
Gary Holt - Made more than 180 First Team appearances for The Canaries between 2001 and 2005 before switching the Nottingham Forest. Signed for Wanderers by Paul Lambert in July 2007 on a free. Made 81 apps for Wycombe before agreeing to leave by mutual consent during the summer of 2009 just a few months after signing a contract extension under Peter Taylor. Teamed up again with Paul Lambert at Colchester United shortly afterwards and eventually followed Lambert to Norwich as Assistant Accademy Manager.
Russell Martin - Former Youth Teamer with the Wanderers who went on to make close to 150 First Team appearances before switching to Peterborough United in May 2008. Ever present for Posh as they gained promotion to 'The Championship' in season 2008/2009. Regular again for Posh in 2009/2010 before a surprise loan move to Carrow Road in December 2009.
Keith Scott - A Wycombe legend during two spells with Wycombe. Norwich boss at the time Martin O'Neill took him to Carrow Road in 1995 where he made 25 League appearances, scoring 5 times before eventually returning to Wycombe, initially on loan during the 1996/97 season, and then permanent the following campaign. Switched to Reading in a £250,000 move in March 1999 before ending his Football League career with Colchester United.
And not forgetting: Wanderers legendary Manager Martin O'Neill was a player with The Canaries before returning as Manager in the summer of 1995 following his decision to leave Wycombe after five and half years. However, his time at Norwich was shortlived as disagreements with the Board at Norwich led to his departure to Leicester City later that season.
Former Wanderers Manager Paul Lambert was poached by The Canaries from Colchester United two weeks into the 2009/10 season. Lambert also bought with him former Norwich City player and Assistant Manager at Wycombe Ian Culverhouse, along with Youth Team Manager Gary Karsa.
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