THE EFL fixture release day is now just over one week away, and we’re building up to it by taking a look at all the Championship stadiums Albion will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Norwich City…
Address: Carrow Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1JE.
Their home since: 1935.
Previous stadiums: Newmarket Road (1902-1908); The Nest, Rosary Road (1908-1935).
Record attendance at current stadium: 43,984 (versus Leicester City - 30 March 1963).
Pitch dimensions: 105m x 68m (114yd x 74yd).
Distance from The Hawthorns: 168 miles.
Parking: There isn’t any parking available at Carrow Road for anyone who doesn’t have a permit on a match day. Resident parking schemes are in place around the stadium and surrounding areas, which is strictly enforced and identified through on-street signage. Parking can be found for £6 per vehicle at the nearby County Hall - which is 10 minutes from the ground.
Nearest train station(s): Norwich Train Station (0.5 miles from the stadium).
Albion’s first visit to Carrow Road: 1 September 1938 - Norwich City 2-3 Albion.
Albion’s last visit to Carrow Road: 24 October 2015 - Norwich City 0-1 Albion.
Albion’s record at Carrow Road: P29, W10, D7, L12.
Did you know… It took Norwich just 81 days to build Carrow Road after they left their former stadium ‘The Nest’ in May 1935.