Canaries supporters must show club some turf love
ian clarke Norwich City has launched a unique scheme offering supporters the chance to make their mark on the pitch at Carrow Road. Throughout the summer Norwich City have worked with Norwich-based company Stadium Squares and mapped out the Carrow Road pitch into over 9,000 square yards.
Norwich City has launched a unique scheme offering supporters the chance to make their mark on the pitch at Carrow Road.
Throughout the summer Norwich City have worked with Norwich-based company Stadium Squares and mapped out the Carrow Road pitch into over 9,000 square yards.
Now Norwich City fans can stake a claim for their own square yard of the famous pitch, as seen on screen, from �25.
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Fans can buy a souvenir plot anywhere on the pitch which includes dedicated Canary Squares for former playing legends such as former goalkeeper and record Canary appearance holder Kevin Keelan, 1966 England World Cup winner Martin Peters, exciting wingers in Darren Eadie and Darren Huckerby, plus goalscoring legends such as Jonny Gavin, Terry Allcock and Iwan Roberts just to name a few.
There are also a number of Canary Squares which remember memorable moments from past great games and goals scored at Carrow Road, including Jeremy Goss scoring against Bayern Munich, Justin Fashanu's fantastic strike against Liverpool and Steve Bruce's six-yard bullet header against Ipswich Town in the Milk Cup semi-final from the 1984/5 season.
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Supporters can now get their own Canary Square next to these great moments and legends from Norwich City's past - and in becoming a Canary Square owner will also receive a membership pack containing welcome letter from Norwich City's first team manager Paul Lambert, a certificate of sponsorship, a high quality aerial photograph of Carrow Road, which features their square, and a photograph taken from their square on the pitch facing the nearest goalmouth.
Fans can also upload their own photograph and add messages on to their square at www.canarysquares.co.uk
Norwich City legend and now community ambassador Jeremy Goss said: “I've probably covered every square yard of the Carrow Road pitch and I know the emotions it brings and the feelings it gave me.
“Now our supporters can get an idea of what it feels like on the pitch by going to canarysquares.co.uk and be able to see a vision of the pitch, which is so unique when you compare it to a fan's normal view of Carrow Road.
“I have been given my own Canary Square to celebrate the goal I scored against Bayern Munich at Carrow Road, along with some of my team-mates and former players who have represented this club also have their own personnel square. But Canary Squares is all about a new and exciting idea for fans to show their support for Norwich City and with each square sold, valuable funds will be generated for our club.”
Graham Donaldson, director of Stadium Squares said: “This is a unique concept and Norwich City Football Club are the first club in the world to offer such a initiative.
“Through canarysquares.co.uk fans of this great Club can now have their association with the pitch like many of the former players have had in the past. It's a fun way for fans to stake a claim for their own square which means something to them.”
t To find out more about the Carrow Road Land Grab, fans can log on to www.canarysquares.co.uk and see the ground as never before.