Colney Wrap: Our Norwich City correspondents Michael Bailey and Paddy Davitt give their views following the pre-match press conference ahead of Sunday's East Anglian derby clash with Ipswich Town

PUBLISHED: 12:32 23 February 2017 | UPDATED: 12:32 23 February 2017

Norwich City manager Alex Neil (centre) chats to first team coach Alan Irvine (left) and assistant Frankie McAvoy and Colney. Picture: Jasonpix

Norwich City manager Alex Neil (centre) chats to first team coach Alan Irvine (left) and assistant Frankie McAvoy and Colney. Picture: Jasonpix

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Fresh from Norwich City's pre-match press conference ahead of their EFL Championship East Anglian derby clash with Ipswich Town at Carrow Road on Sunday, Mustard sports editor Michael Bailey and Eastern Daily Press chief writer Paddy Davitt give their views from Colney.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil and Irish star Wes Hoolahan were quizzed by our reporters and the rest of the gathered media, at the Canaries’ Colney Training Centre.

They chatted through their desperate defeat at Burton last time out, their improving injury bulletin and what lies in store on Sunday.

Norwich host their arch derby rivals for a 12pm kick-off with Ivo Pinto, Steven Naismith and Youssouf Mulumbu all back in contention to feature following spells on the sidelines.

The EFL Championship rivals shared a 1-1 draw at Portman Road in the opening month of the season, while both sides head into the derby in generally better form than they’ve managed for much of the campaign.

City will be watching how other teams fare between now and Sunday, as they cling on to their fading play-off hopes.

We will have live coverage from Carrow Road right here at pinkun.com as City take on the Tractor Boys.

Follow Michael Bailey on Twitter @michaeljbailey and Facebook @mbjourno

You can follow Paddy Davitt on Twitter and Facebook @paddyjdavitt

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