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Flashback: Norwich 2 QPR 0, October 1984

Queens Park Rangers came to Carrow Road in October 1984 for a Division One match that almost didn't get the go ahead.

Just a couple of days earlier much of the Main Stand was damaged by fire, but after discussions with the police and the council the game was given the green light following a couple of major adjustments.

This video shows how the fire was covered by local news at the time:



Goals from Mick Channon and John Deehan game the Canaries a 2-0 victory, as shown by these highlights which include an interview with the Bishop of Norwich. And to think we complain about ITV's football coverage these days...



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Writer: Dill Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 26 2011

Time: 9:54AM

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A worried Watling asked Ken Brown if all the cups had been detroyed in the fire . 'No' said Ken , 'you will still be able to have a cup of tea at half time !' ....... ...... I'll get my coat !
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