Norwich City vs West Bromwich Albion: How to watch on TV, live stream, kick-off time and team news

The Baggies head to Norwich on Saturday - here’s everything you need to know ahead of kick-off.

West Bromwich Albion are back in Championship action on Saturday as they head to Carrow Road to take on Norwich City.

The Baggies have made a disappointing start to the season and matters were only worsened as local rivals Birmingham City beat them 3-2 on Wednesday evening.

Birmingham striker Scott Hogan scored a hat-trick in the game which saw West Brom lose for the second time this campaign.

Two losses in the Baggies’ nine matches may not sound too bad, but when it’s added that they’ve drawn six and won just the one, it makes for poor reading.

Steve Bruce’s side are struggling down in 20th position in the Championship table, above the relegation zone on goal difference.

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A win this weekend is therefore very much needed to boost spirits, but it won’t be easy as Norwich have recorded six successive league victories.

The Canaries have been in fine form and are just one point behind table-toppers Sheffield United, who have also been flying in recent weeks.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Norwich vs West Brom, including the latest team news, the kick-off time, and how to watch the game on UK television.

What is the team news ahead of Norwich vs West Brom?

Central defender Semi Ajayi was injured against Wigan Athletic two weeks ago and remains sidelined with what is reportedly a long-term knee and ankle problem.

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Deadline day signing and ex-Liverpool defender Martin Kelly is yet to play but could be in line for his Baggies debut against Norwich.

Meanwhile, Brandon Thomas-Asante may get the nod in attack over Karlan Grant after scoring off the bench against Birmingham.

Is Norwich vs West Brom on TV and how can I watch it?

Norwich vs West Brom has been selected for a 3pm kick-off time on Saturday 17 September and so it won’t be shown live on UK television.

This is to comply with the ‘blackout’ regulation on televised coverage between 2:45pm and 5:15pm on a Saturday.

Under the rules, broadcasting rights are restricted for clubs in the UK, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man.

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Not all is lost, though, as highlights will be available for Sky Sports subscribers on the Sky Sports app around 15-30 minutes after the final whistle.

How to sign up to Sky Sports and Now TV

You’ll need a Sky subscription to watch Sky Sports and there are different options to choose from. For brand new customers you can get Sky TV and Sky Sports for £44 a month for 18 months instead of £51/month. The price includes a Netflix subscription and there’s a £20 setup fee.

Sky Sports pundit and commentator Gary Neville. Credit: Naomi Baker/Getty Images

If you’re a current Sky customer the cheapest option will cost you £15 extra a month in the 2 for 1 Football Channel Offer and is perfect for fans who only want football. If you want to go all out and have access to all 8 Sky Sports channels including Premier League, F1 and more then that will be an extra £25 a month on top of your current contract.

If you’re already in contract with another provider then you can also sign up to access Sky Sports through a Now TV membership. There are two options to choose from - a monthly subscription which is £33 a month, or a single day subscription which is £11.

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On the Now TV website, it will show a sports membership and another option. A daily subscription grants you 24-hour access to 11 sky sports channels, whereas a monthly subscription will allow you to watch all Sky channels whenever you wish, on up to three devices at any given time.

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