Norwich prepare for crunch relegation clash

Former Norwich City boss Chris Hughton says that he is "immensely proud" to have managed the club, but admits that he is disappointed to have not been given the chance to see the season out.

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'Time for heroes' as Norwich prepare for crunch relegation clash

Norwich City's new manager Neil Adams says he is ready for the club's crucial game at Fulham on Saturday.

The former Canaries winger was appointed on Sunday after the sacking of Chris Houghton. Adams says that after three days with the players he now has a plan to ensure the Canaries survival in the Premier League and that they will be ready for all the remaining five games of the season

Current Norwich winger Robert Snodgrass says he's ready to go to war for Norwich on Saturday as his side aim to preserve their status in the top flight.

Snodgrass said: "It's a time for heroes. I want to be that person. I want to be the person that keeps Norwich in the Premier League. I want to be part of that. I don't want to be part of a side that gets relegated."

Reacting to that, Adams said: "It's that mentality we need without a doubt. We're in trouble. If not heroes, we're going to need people who are willing to give everything. That's the spirit, the desire and the determination that these supporters deserve."

Click below to watch Neil Adams at the Norwich City press conference

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Hear from Norwich City's new manager

There's a new manager at Norwich City Football Club.

Chris Hughton was sacked last night - the price for failing to steer the club away from trouble. Now they've named youth boss Neil Adams as the man to save the Canaries from relegation.

Adams says he's up to the job but he faces a daunting run in to the end of the season.

Click below to watch Donovan Blake's report which contains flash photography.

NCFC says it had to sack Hughton

Norwich City’s new manager Neil Adams and Chief Executive David McNally have faced the media.

Mr McNally says theNorwich board felt they had absolutely no choice but to sack Chris Hughton.

David McNally Credit: PA Wire

He added 'We had to do something to give ourselves the best chance of staying in the Premier League'

'Four points from the last six games, particularly against peer group clubs, is not good enough'

'I think we gave Chris Hughton and his team every opportunity to improve the club's fortunes'

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