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Norwich City vs. Swindon Town

Carrow Road

24/10/09

15:00

Robins visit Canaries

This weekend Swindon make their way to East Anglia to face Norwich. Swindon, whose 11 match unbeaten run ended at the weekend will be hoping to get put that disappointment behind them, although there aren't many tougher tests than visiting Norwich, who are the top scorers in the league.

Vital Quotes:

Norwich City Team News:

Paul Lambert is waiting on the fitness of severall players, but Lambert is likely to stick with largely the same team that faced Leeds on Monday night.

Player to watch: Grant Holt

Holt has been the focal point for Norwich this season with 9 goals in all competitions, and the Town back line will certainly need to keep an eye on him- for the whole game this time please!

Swindon Town Team News:

With Danny Wilson telling his strikers to start getting their scoring boots on, Charlie Austin could make the squad for the weekend after some impressive reserve team performances since his arrival.

Jonathan Douglas is sitting out the match due to his four- match suspension.

Player to watch: Gordon Greer

Town skipper will need to keep his wits about him when facing the highest scoring team in the league, but he will be determined to finally keep a clean sheet and prove that Town can keep up with the big boys in the league.

Match Facts & Stats

The two sides haven't met in the league since 2000 when Town emerged victorious with a 2-0 win. However, The Canaries have a higher win percentage having won 30 of the 76 league meetings.

Ref Watch:

G.K. Hegley takes charge of this game and was also the official during Danny Wilson's first win as Town boss against Walsall in January.

Next Fixtures:

31st October 2009-

Stockport- Norwich

Swindon- Tranmere




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