Given the current situation Norwich City find themselves in, Daniel Farke could have been forgiven for opting to keep his head down to continue constructing the master plan designed to take the club back to the Premier League.
Instead, on Wednesday 20 th February 2019, he was guest of honour at our special Norwich City Fans Social Night hosted by Canaries legend Darren Eadie to raise money for the Community Sports Foundation.
A crowd of over 400 people assembled at the Top of the Terrace, waiting for the man who has guided their club to the summit of the Championship table. He can usually be seen standing in his trendy Parka’s but Farke swapped the technical area for a stand and a microphone, this time
answering the questions of the supporters who cheer his name.
And boy, he didn’t disappoint.
After an informal chat with our host, Farke took questions from the floor. He answered with devilish humour, wonderful insight and honesty. The City boss revealed his true personality to a room packed to the rafters with avid listeners.
Every answer from either Darren’s or the audience’s questions was carefully constructed, with the Canaries boss answering each question with respect and extensively. Every Norwich supporter would have left the room reflecting positivity on what they’d just listened too.
The evening covered a whole host of topics, from in-depth tactical questions to which players were the best and worst behaved. Throw in some questions on how he is managing with learning Norfolk dialect and you discover an evening which combined humour and intellect perfectly.
With the audience hung on his every word, Farke relaxed and made it an evening that will live long in the memory of all who attended.
Farke also ensured he stayed an hour after the event, for photographs, signing autographs and chatting with a queue extending out of the room. His willingness to engage with supporters is a refreshing aspect of this new regime, supporters have reconnected with the club both on the pitch
and off it.
Farke is a figurehead for this change.
The positivity that has been constructed was pertinent within the room, with supporters engrossed and feeling at one with their club again. Long may that continue.
A huge thank you to the mass of people who supported us, whether this was your first event or you’ve attended each and every one, all of us at the Norwich Fans Social Club are eternally grateful for your support.
Also, we must thank our amazing host and friend Darren Eadie who continues to present these events spectacularly. Not only is a Norwich City legend, but he’s also a great part of our events. Also to the football club, who have been excellent in their support since we formed in 2015.
Finally, thanks to Foster Solicitors, our amazing sponsors, for their constant support.