Story of the Match: Norwich City Legends 1 Inter Forever 2
PUBLISHED: 13:30 20 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:47 20 May 2018
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Legends assemble! The big day has arrived but if you couldn’t make it to Carrow Road for today’s fund-raising exhibition against Inter Forever, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
Norwich City Legends take on Inter Forever at 2pm to raise funds for the Community Sports Foundation (CSF) and mark the approaching 25-year anniversary of the Canaries’ Uefa Cup run.
The famous ‘egg and cress’ shirts will be worn and legendary manager Mike Walker has flown in from Cyprus to return to the home dugout at Carrow Road for the game.
It’s all in aid of The Nest, CSF’s new community hub on the former Anglian Windows Sports & Social Club site near Norwich Airport, which will allow the charity to work with an additional 12,000 people a year.
Funds raised will go towards the £2.5million target of the Build The Nest campaign, which is needed to complete the £10.9m project and return a dilapidated site to community use.
City legends spanning the generations, from Bryan Gunn and Mark Bowen, through to Darren Huckerby and Grant Holt, will be providing the entertainment.
They will face former Inter stars including Jurgen Klinsman, and Javier Zanetti in an 80-minute exhibition – sponsored by Aviva – which will be followed by a penalty shoot-out if required.
• Our reporters David Freezer and Michael Bailey will bring you updates from Carrow Road from around 1.30pm
Norwich City Legends: Bryan Gunn, Darren Huckerby, Adam Drury, Spencer Prior, Gary Holt, Darren Eadie, Iwan Roberts, Grant Holt, Mark Bowen, Rob Newman, Daryl Sutch, Youssef Safri, Paul McVeigh, Robert Ullathorne, John Polston, Phil Mulryne, Andy Marshall, Darren Kenton, Scott Howie, Mark Walton, Ade Akinbiyi, Lee Power, Mike Walker (manager)
Inter Forever: Jurgen Klinsmann, Javier Zanetti, Nicola Berti, Marco Materazzi, Giogos Karagounis, Francesco Colonnese, Massimo Paganin, Giuseppe Baresi, Alessandro Bianchi, Francesco Toldo, Sebastien Frey, Houssine Kharja, Ousmane Dabo, Mikael Silvestre, David Suazo, Riccardo Ferri (coach)
• Tickets are £9.93 for adults and £1.93 for U18s and are available at tickets.canaries.co.uk, by phone on 0844 826 1902 or from the ticket offices at Carrow Road, Castle Mall or Chapelfield.
• For more about the Build The Nest campaign see thenest.org.uk
• If you would like to support CSF, donations can be made at communitysportsfoundation.org.uk