MATCHDAY LIVE: Aston Villa 1-2 Norwich City – Canaries seal title with victory

Follow our live matchday coverage as Norwich City bid for the EFL Championship title, with at least

Follow our live matchday coverage as Norwich City bid for the EFL Championship title, with at least a point from their final fxiture at Aston Villa - ahead of their Premier League return. - Credit: Archant

Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full coverage of Norwich City’s 2018-19 EFL Championship finalé and title bid against Aston Villa, in our Matchday Live blog from Villa Park.

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Our correspondents Paddy Davitt, Michael Bailey and David Freezer have followed the Canaries from matchday build-up to full-time fallout all season long.

They will bring you all the action and talking points before, during and after Sunday’s contest with Dean Smith’s Villans (12.30pm kick-off).

• Follow live updates from the match and the rest of the day as it unfolds, above

Norwich confirmed their automatic promotion on Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Blackburn Rovers at Carrow Road – and have duly celebrated their Premier League return in style.

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Now Daniel Farke’s men need just a point from their final-day trip to Villa Park to guarantee the title.

The only team that can catch the Canaries are Sheffield United, who were also promoted last weekend. They must win at Stoke to stand any chance of pipping Norwich to the title on goal difference.

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The final round of Championship fixtures all kick off at the same time.

Aston Villa have safely booked fifth spot in the table and cannot move their position on the final day, meaning the play-offs will loom once the regular season is over.

City return to Norwich in time for Bank Holiday Monday’s civic reception and promotion parade through the city, starting at 9am – ahead of Carrow Road’s celebration game in honour of Wesley Hoolahan and Russell Martin (3pm).

The Premier League fixtures are unveiled on Thursday, June 13 at 9am.

Each and every Norwich City first-team game our reporters will be on the scene. If you see them – especially with their cameras – say hello.

• Follow Michael Bailey on Twitter @michaeljbailey, Facebook @mbjourno and Instagram @mrmichaeljbailey• Follow Paddy Davitt on Twitter @paddyjdavitt

• Follow David Freezer on Twitter @davefreezer

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