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On this day: 'Earnie' signs for the Canaries

Robert Earnshaw
Robert Earnshaw

On this day - 31 January 2006

Norwich City left it late to sign a new striker on deadline day 2006.

The Canaries paid West Bromwich Albion £3.5m for Wales international Robert Earnshaw, the deal was completed just one hour before the cut-off point.

'Earnie' told the club website: "This is a new chapter in my life to enjoy. I just want to go out there and enjoy my football, it's as simple as that."

He played 45 times for City and scored 27 goals.