Norwich City 4- 0 West Bromwich Albion: Canaries fly

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Norwich confirmed their Barclays Premier League survival with an emphatic victory over West Brom at Carrow Road.

Scotland midfielder Robert Snodgrass gave the Canaries a half-time lead before a Ben Foster howler gifted Grant Holt the second and former Ipswich defender Gareth McAuley’s own goal prompted Delia Smith to dance with delight.

The Baggies were woeful and Jonny Howson scored a spectacular late fourth as Chris Hughton’s men claimed a third win in 20 Premier League games to make certain of their top-flight status ahead of next week’s final day trip to Manchester City.

FA Cup winners Wigan, who play Arsenal on Tuesday, meet Aston Villa on the final day of the season, meaning at least one of the sides below Norwich will drop points this term.

In the 25th minute, Snodgrass swept a left-footed effort into the roof of the net for his seventh of the season after a scramble following a corner.

The hosts had the second that their play deserved after 62 minutes – and it was a gift from Foster.

The goalkeeper met Wes Hoolahan’s prod forward with a mis-kick which allowed Holt to walk the ball in, igniting chants of “We are staying up”.

Delight turned to jubilation when Norwich had their third as McAuley, under pressure from Bennett, turned a Snodgrass set-piece into his own net.

There was still time for a fourth as Howson cut in from the right, received a return pass from Holt’s replacement Luciano Becchio, and found the top corner.