Where it all began for Farke - our reporters kick-off City's tour of Germany at SV Lippstadt

PUBLISHED: 18:00 13 July 2019 | UPDATED: 18:29 13 July 2019

David Freezer, left, and Paddy Davitt discuss all the latest Norwich City issues at the home of SV Lippstadt Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

David Freezer, left, and Paddy Davitt discuss all the latest Norwich City issues at the home of SV Lippstadt Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Paul Chesterton

Norwich City have begun their intense pre-season fitness work in Germany and our reporters began their time in the North Rhine-Westphalia region in fitting fashion, at the spiritual home of Daniel Farke, SV Lippstadt.

David Freezer, right, and Paddy Davitt discuss all the latest Norwich City issues at the home of SV Lippstadt Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesDavid Freezer, right, and Paddy Davitt discuss all the latest Norwich City issues at the home of SV Lippstadt Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

For the Canaries it was straight down to business with a double training session at the club's base for the week but our team had a day to prepare for the first match of the tour, against Arminia Bielefeld on Sunday afternoon (3pm UK time).

So our City correspondents Paddy Davitt and David Freezer, alongside video guru Tony Thrussell and photographer Paul Chesterton, of Focus Images, made use of their time and took in some pre-season action at the Liebelt Arena.

Lippstadt - the former club of Norwich boss Farke both as a player and a coach - were taking on Westfalia Rhynern in a friendly so our team went to take in the scenery and tee up the week for Canaries fans.

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The Liebelt Arena, home of SV  Lippstadt Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus ImagesThe Liebelt Arena, home of SV Lippstadt Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

All the latest news and issues were covered, as live questions were taken, ahead of City's first friendly of pre-season - in the town of Gutersloh.

- You can watch our live video from Lippstadt in the video above

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