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Kean leaves Norwich City as Canaries close in on McGovern

Jake Kean is heading to Sheffield Wednesday. Credit: PA

Norwich City goalkeeper Jake Kean has joined Championship rivals Sheffield Wednesday on a free transfer.

The Canaries agreed to cancel the 25-year-old's contract earlier today and he has now moved to Yorkshire.

Kean didn't make an appearance for Norwich after joining last summer but did spend time out on loan at Colchester United.

Michael McGovern looks set to join Norwich City. Credit: PA

Meanwhile, Norwich are believed to be close to signing former Hamilton Academical goalkeeper Michael McGovern.

McGovern starred for Northern Ireland at Euro 2016 and had reportedly attracted interest from Premier League clubs Southampton and Burnley.

Norwich City board to ' take their time' appointing new chief executive

Delia Smith, Michael Wynn Jones and Michael Foulger open new academy facilities. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The chairman of Norwich City football club Ed Balls insists the board will take their time in appointing a new chief executive, even though the new football season starts three weeks today.

He was speaking at the opening of the new Academy facilities at Colney yesterday.

That was performed by Delia Smith, Michael Wynn Jones and Michael Foulger to mark their twenty years as club directors.

David McNally. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Since David McNally's resignation in May, the club has had Steve Stone working in an interim role. But Mr Balls says they're determined to get the right appointment, no matter how long it takes.


Norwich City reveal new Championship away kit

Credit: Norwich City

Norwich City have unveiled their new away kit as the new Championship season edges ever closer.

The Canaries kick-off their campaign at Blackburn Rovers on August 6.

For the away kit this year, we have blended the shirt, shorts and socks for a complete look, much like this year’s home kit.

The kit is very clean and simple with a strong 70s and 80s Italian feel. I believe that our boys away from home will look ready to do battle and that’s what we wanted to achieve in this kit.

– Steve Balmer-Walters, Head of Retail

Peterborough United re-sign former striker Taylor

Paul Taylor is back at Peterborough United. Credit: PA

Peterborough United have re-signed former striker Paul Taylor on a one-year deal.

The 28-year-old was a big hit at Posh in his first spell at the club before he was sold to Ipswich Town for £1.5 million in 2012.

Taylor has been training with Posh during pre-season after taking a year out of the professional game.

He will cover for fellow striker Lee Angol who is facing a long spell on the sidelines.

It is a great signing for us. A fit Paul Taylor is one of the best players in this league, if not beyond, so we are hopefully going to get him fit.

He has looked sharp but we obviously need to step it up fitness wise. Paul is looking forward to it and everyone is looking forward to having him at the club.

– Grant McCann, Peterborough United Manager


Liverpool winger Canós completes Norwich City move

Sergi Canós impressed on loan at Brentford last season. Credit: PA

Norwich City have signed highly-rated Liverpool winger Sergi Canós.

It's believed that the Canaries have paid in the region of £2.5 million for the 19-year-old who had an impressive spell on loan at Brentford last season.

Bristol City were also interested in the Spaniard.

Canós is the Canaries' first signing of the summer. He's signed a four-year deal at Carrow Road, with an option for another year.

From the beginning, Norwich showed very good interest and showed that they believe in me.

I’m very excited to be here. Carrow Road impressed me, I’ve seen videos of it and it looks an amazing atmosphere and I can’t wait to play there.

– Sergi Canós, Norwich City

August's East Anglian derby switched for live TV coverage

The first East Anglian derby of the season will now take place on Sunday August 21. Credit: PA

The first East Anglian derby of the season between Ipswich Town and Norwich City at Portman Road has been moved for live TV coverage.

The match was originally scheduled to be played on Saturday 20 August, but will be now take place on Sunday 21 August with a noon kick-off.

Norwich won the last meeting between the sides in The Championship play-off semi-final two seasons ago.

The return fixture at Carrow Road has also been put back a day to Sunday February 26, again with a midday kick-off.

MK Dons boss 'deeply disappointed' to lose McFadzean

Karl Robinson (right) didn't want to lose McFadzean. Credit: PA

MK Dons manager Karl Robinson admits he's 'deeply disappointed' that defender Kyle McFadzean has decided to join Championship newcomers Burton Albion.

The 29-year-old joined the Brewers in a club record move yesterday.

The Dons were keen to keep the former Crawley Town man, but McFadzean made it clear that he saw his future elsewhere.

I’m deeply disappointed to lose Kyle. We had meetings with him in the summer – he knows what our ambitions are for next season and going forward but he’s decided his future lies elsewhere.

It’s been a testing time but we’ve been strong and stuck to our principles – showing respect to our players and our fans.

This deal is in the best interest of the Football Club.

– Karl Robinson, MK Dons Manager
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