Press conference recap: Webber and Farke on duty as Canaries prepare for trip to Birmingham

PUBLISHED: 13:20 03 August 2018 | UPDATED: 14:58 03 August 2018

Canaries head coach Daniel Farke is set to speak to the media at Colney this afternoon Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Canaries head coach Daniel Farke is set to speak to the media at Colney this afternoon Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Paul Chesterton

The opening-day trip to Birmingham moved a step closer for Norwich City this afternoon when head coach Daniel Farke and sporting director Stuart Webber spoke at the club’s pre-match press conference.

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Farke and Webber were speaking to the media ahead of Saturday’s opening-day encounter with the Blues, providing fans with the latest team news ahead of the game.

The Championship’s opening day has been rather over-shadowed for Birmingham boss Garry Monk, due to transfer restrictions put in place by the EFL due to financial difficulties.

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Last season the Canaries started their campaign with a 1-1 draw at Fulham, who were eventually promoted, but the same was tainted by an aggressive celebration from goal-scorer Nelson Oliveira in Farke’s direction having been left on the bench before coming on to score the equaliser.

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