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East Anglian derby switched for live TV coverage

Lewis Grabban celebrates Norwich City's winner at Portman Road. Credit: PA

The East Anglian derby between Norwich City and Ipswich Town has been moved to Sunday 1 March 2015 for live TV coverage.

The match at Carrow Road was originally pencilled in for Saturday 28 February, but will now take place a day later with a 2.05pm kick-off.

The game is likely to have a lot riding on it, with both sides currently competing at the top of The Championship.

Norwich won the reverse fixture at Portman Road, with a header from Lewis Grabban ensuring that all three points returned to Norfolk.

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Former Norwich City loan player Gutiérrez to make comeback after beating cancer

Jonas had a spell on loan at Norwich last season Credit: PA

Former Norwich City loan player Jonás Gutiérrez will make his return to football this afternoon, after overcoming testicular cancer.

The Argentine spent the second half of last season on loan at Carrow Road, and last played a game back in April.

Jonas will play for Newcastle United under-21s. Credit: PA

The 31-year-old had an operation to remove his left testicle in September, and his since undergone chemotherapy treatment.

He has now been discharged from hospital and will feature for Newcastle United under-21s as an over-age player in their game with West Ham United later.

Norwich City youngsters Morris and Matthews head out on loan

Carlton Morris has joined York City. Credit: PA

Norwich City youngsters Carlton Morris and Remi Matthews have been sent out on loan.

Promising striker Morris has joined League Two strugglers York City until January 4.

It will be his second spell away from the club this season, having also spent time at Oxford United earlier in the campaign.

Remi Matthews is also heading out on loan. Credit: PA

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Matthews has signed for Burton Albion until the end of December.

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Norwich City winger Bennett agrees Brighton loan extension

Brighton and Hove Albion have extended the loan of Norwich City winger Elliott Bennett. Credit: PA

Brighton and Hove Albion have extended the loan of Norwich City winger Elliott Bennett for another month.

The 25-year-old's current spell was due to end on Saturday, but he will now stay with Albion until the end of December.

Meanwhile, Bennett's Brighton teammate Craig Mackail-Smith is today expected to complete a loan return to former club Peterborough United.

Brighton and Hove Albion confident of extending loan of Norwich City winger Bennett

Elliott Bennett could stay at Brighton until the new year. Credit: PA

Brighton and Hove Albion are hoping to extend the loan of Norwich City winger Elliott Bennett for another month.

The 25-year-old joined Norwich from Brighton back in 2011, but was allowed to return to Sussex on loan earlier this month after falling out of favour at Carrow Road.

Bennett's current spell is due to expire on Saturday, but Albion boss Sami Hyypiä is hopeful that they will keep him until the new year.

“We are trying to extend Elliott’s loan, because I really like him as a character as well as a player.

He can help the team to be better. I would very much like to extend his stay.

I am quite optimistic that it will happen. He wants to stay as well. I’m pretty sure that we can make a deal with everyone that he can stay here. I think we are talking about one month more.”

– Sami Hyypiä, Brighton and Hove Albion manager

Norwich City defender Toffolo extends Swindon Town stay

Harry Toffolo in action for Norwich City's under 18s. Credit: PA

Promising Norwich City defender Harry Toffolo has extended his loan spell at League One side Swindon Town until the end of the season.

The youngster has impressed during his seven games at the County Ground so far, helping the Robins climb to 2nd.

Toffolo was part of the Norwich side that lifted the FA Youth Cup back in 2013.

Mike Phelan appointed as Norwich first team coach

Mike Phelan (right) served as assistant manager alongside Sir Alex Ferguson. Credit: EMPICS

Former Manchester United assistant manager Mike Phelan has been appointed as Norwich City's first team coach.

I am delighted to have the opportunity to return to Carrow Road. I have many fond memories and am looking forward to helping Neil and the team to progress and ultimately getting back into the Premier League where they deserve to be.

– Mike Phelan
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