Norwich stay on promotion path

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  • Tuesday, 30 Dec 2003

LONDON: Norwich City kept their push for promotion to the Premiership firmly on track with a 4-0 win at Derby on Sunday with all the goals coming in the second half at Pride Park. 

Craig Fleming grabbed the opener after 51 minutes with Malky Mackay, Paul McVeigh and Leon McKenzie converting a penalty to make sure of a victory which gave the Canaries a six-point lead at the top of the first division. 

West Brom, who play Wimbledon today, stay second while Sheffield United are third after a 1-1 draw at home to Wigan. 

Jack Lester scored his 10th goal of the season after 23 minutes but Nathan Ellington equalised just a minute later.  

Sunderland moved up to fourth spot after a 2-0 win at Rotherham where Marcus Stewart grabbed both goals. 

Former European champions Nottingham Forest slumped to a 2-0 home defeat to West Ham with their former striker Marlon Harewood opening the scoring after just seven minutes. 

Jermain Defoe added the second in the 86th minute to put the Londoners into seventh place in the table while Forest are just two places off the relegation zone. – AFP. 

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