Matchday 16

Norwich City v Ipswich Town

Sky Bet Championship
Sunday February 10, 2019
Kick–off 12pm


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"I’m a Croatian, born in Serbia and grown up in Bosnia & Herzegovina and Hungary. Earlier in my life I was a sculptor and had 2 small exhibitions. After the war broke out I left that behind me and started drawing political cartoons for my school paper and I also discovered typography whilst making and selling t-shirts. During my studies at art academy, I started working as a freelance graphic designer and with 11 years of experience, I've worked with clients like The Financial Times, Warner Brothers, Virgin Media and Saatchi & Saatchi to name a few.

My artwork for the Norwich City programme cover features club legend Iwan Roberts who I remember very well from watching English football whilst growing up. He was a physical presence and I remember him best for many goals from powerful headers. I have illustrated him here during the era when he was Norwich captain as he points at his armband during a goal celebration, most likely from a header! Hope you enjoy the artwork and it brings you good luck for the match."

Words by Cover Artist, Zoran Lucić

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To further celebrate this seasons Portrait of an Icon cover artwork, we've released print editions of every piece which are available to buy now from our online shop.


Iwan Roberts

by Zoran Lucić

Portrait print
40cm x 30cm
Arcoset uncoated 190gsm
Individually hand embossed
Open edition