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Ricoh Arena (ATT 20,433) 26th November 2005 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: R Styles

Coventry Coventry City vs Norwich City Norwich

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Fleming snatches a point

By Adam Marshall.   Last Updated: 26/11/05 5:00pm

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Norwich City bounced back from 2-0 down to force a draw at Coventry City.

The Ricoh Arena was treated to an entertaining game as The Sky Blues romped into an early lead. Norwich battled back to earn a point through substitute Craig Fleming's late leveller.

Gary McSheffrey scored very early on with a wonderful solo effort, firing past Robert Green with the aid of a deflection off Adam Drury.

The lead was doubled after ten minutes as Dele Adebola collected a pass from Claus Jorgensen and fought off Gary Doherty to beat the advancing Green.

Peter Thorne almost pulled one back for The Canaries but their hopes were hit when Darren Huckerby was forced off through injury after heavy challenges by Richard Duffy and Michael Doyle.

Defender Calum Davenport, against his former club, pulled one back by nodding home Drury's cross before half time.

It gave Norwich the platform to complete the comeback and they were unlucky to have a goal by Jim Brennan ruled out by referee Rob Styles.

The equaliser did arrive seven minutes from time when Fleming found the net after a mistake by Marton Fulop.

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Table

Sky Bet Championship

Sky Bet Championship
Pos Team P Pts
1 Watford 45 88
2 Bournemouth 44 84
3 Middlesbrough 45 84
4 Norwich City 45 83
5 Ipswich Town 45 78
6 Derby County 45 77
7 Brentford 45 75
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 45 75
9 Blackburn Rovers 45 64
10 Charlton Athletic 45 60
11 Birmingham City 45 60
12 Nottingham Forest 45 59
13 Cardiff City 45 59
14 Sheffield Wednesday 45 59
15 Leeds United 45 55
16 Huddersfield Town 45 54
17 Fulham 45 52
18 Bolton Wanderers 44 51
19 Reading 44 47
20 Brighton and Hove Albion 45 46
21 Rotherham United 44 42
22 Millwall 45 41
23 Wigan Athletic 45 39
24 Blackpool 45 25

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