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Team news for Sunday's Premier League clash between Norwich and West Brom at Carrow Road (kick-off 1.30pm).

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Gera: Set to face Canaries

Gera: Set to face Canaries

Norwich youngster Declan Rudd will deputise for suspended goalkeeper John Ruddy.

Centre-half Zak Whitbread (hamstring) is a doubt, but striker James Vaughan, a summer signing from Everton, could make his debut after recovering from a knee injury.

However, defenders Daniel Ayala and Elliot Ward (knee) remain out.

West Brom midfielder Zoltan Gera is in contention to make his first appearance since rejoining the club.

The Hungary international was suspended for the opening three games while also recovering from ankle surgery.

Albion are optimistic striker Peter Odemwingie will be available after his recent ankle setback but his strike partner Shane Long is rated only 50-50 to recover from a calf injury by Baggies head coach Roy Hodgson who is seeking a first league win of the campaign.

Norwich (from): Rudd, Tierney, de Laet, Barnett, Naughton, Pilkington, Crofts, Johnson, Hoolahan, Morison, Holt, Matthews, C Martin, Bennett, R Martin, D Fox, S Jackson, Whitbread, Vaughan.

West Brom (from): Foster, Fulop, Reid, Dawson, Tamas, Jara, Olsson, Shorey, Mattock, Scharner, Mulumbu, Thorne, Thomas, Morrison, Dorrans, Brunt, Gera, Odemwingie, Long, Tchoyi, Cox, Fortune.

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Premier League Fixtures

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
19:45
Everton v C Palace
Man City v Sunderland
Saturday, 19 April 2014
12:45
Tottenham v Fulham  
15:00
A Villa v Southampton  
Cardiff v Stoke City  
Newcastle v Swansea  
West Ham v C Palace  
17:30
Chelsea v Sunderland  
Sunday, 20 April 2014
12:00
Norwich v Liverpool  
14:05
Hull City v Arsenal  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Liverpool 34 51 77
2 Chelsea 34 42 75
3 Man City 32 54 70
4 Arsenal 34 18 67
5 Everton 33 22 66
6 Tottenham 34 0 60
7 Man Utd 33 18 57
8 Southampton 34 5 48
9 Newcastle 34 -14 46
10 Stoke City 34 -10 43
11 West Ham 34 -9 37
12 C Palace 33 -15 37
13 Hull City 33 -6 36
14 A Villa 33 -14 34
15 Swansea 34 -5 33
16 West Brom 33 -11 33
17 Norwich 34 -27 32
18 Fulham 34 -40 30
19 Cardiff 34 -34 29
20 Sunderland 32 -25 25

Updated Wed, 16 Apr 2014

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