Norwich City youngsters kick-off FA Youth cup defence

Norwich City lift the FA Youth Cup after beating Chelsea.
Norwich City lift the FA Youth Cup after beating Chelsea. Credit: PA

Norwich City's youngsters will begin the defence of their FA Youth Cup title tonight when they visit Preston North End.

Josh Murphy, seen here embracing Leroy Fer after Saturday's win over West Brom, has now broken into the Canaries first team.
Josh Murphy, seen here embracing Leroy Fer after Saturday's win over West Brom, has now broken into the Canaries first team. Credit: PA

The Canaries were crowned champions back in May, beating Chelsea over two legs to lift the trophy for the first time in 30 years.

However, City will have to do without a number of stars from last year's run to the final, with several players now too old to be eligible for this year's competition.

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