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Reports: Norwich City close to Webber appointment

Stuart Webber is set to join Norwich City. Credit: PA

Norwich City are reportedly closing in on the appointment of Stuart Webber as their new sporting director.

It's believed the 33-year-old has agreed to make the move to Carrow Road from Championship rivals Huddersfield Town, subject to compensation being settled between the two clubs.

Webber has helped transform Huddersfield's fortunes since joining in 2015, and played a big role in bringing manager David Wagner to Yorkshire.

It's understood that an announcement could be made within the next couple of days, at which point Norwich's attention will turn towards finding a new Head Coach to replace Alex Neil.

Norfolk psychiatrist wins prestigious European scholarship

Dr Yasir Hameed has won a scholarship from the uropean Psychiatric Association.

A psychiatrist from Norfolk has won a prestigious European scholarship.

Dr Yasir Hameed, who is based at the Julian Hospital in Norwich, is one of only five people to receive the award from the European Psychiatric Association.

He beat hundreds of applicants from across the continent.

The four other winners were from Poland, Turkey, France and Spain.


Norwich City target Huddersfield man for new role

Norwich City are interested in luring Webber to Carrow Road. Credit: PA

Norwich City are reportedly hoping to appoint Huddersfield Town's Head of Football Operations Stuart Webber as their new Sporting Director.

The Canaries announced a revamp of their management structure over the weekend, following the resignations of two Chief Executives in the space of just six months.

Press Association Sport understands that 33-year-old Webber is the man the Norwich board want to take on the newly created role following the Terriers' hugely impressive campaign in The Championship this season.

Webber, who previously worked as director of recruitment at Liverpool, was instrumental in bringing manager David Wagner to Yorkshire and has overseen a number of quality signings from both the German Leagues and the domestic market.

If Webber does move to Carrow Road, one of his first duties would be to help choose a new Head Coach to work alongside.

Three arrested after man left with neck injuries in Norwich

Police were called to Valpy Avenue on Sunday. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Officers remain at the scene of a disturbance in Norwich after a man was left with neck injuries.

Three people have been arrested after police were called to Valpy Avenue, in the Mile Cross area of the city, on Sunday afternoon (March 19).

The victim has been taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for treatment and a cordon remains in place while police investigate.

Officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the attack.


Police investigating sexual assault in Norwich's 'clubland'

Police are investigating a sexual assault in an alleyway off Prince of Wales Road in Norwich. Credit: PA images.

A woman has been sexually assaulted in an alleyway off Norwich's "clubland" area.

The victim, who is in her 20s, says she was attacked at about 3.50am on Saturday morning (March 18) close to Prince of Wales Road.

The area has been sealed off while an investigation is carried out and the woman is being supported by specially trained police officers.

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