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MATCHDAY LIVE: Lowestoft Town v Norwich City – Canaries back from Ireland for first local friendly

PUBLISHED: 12:00 08 July 2017 | UPDATED: 14:29 08 July 2017

Norwich Manager Daniel Farke meets the fans and signs autographs before the Pre-season Friendly match at Crown Meadow, Lowestoft. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich Manager Daniel Farke meets the fans and signs autographs before the Pre-season Friendly match at Crown Meadow, Lowestoft. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

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Norwich City are back in England and ready to show some of their hand a little closer to home following their pre-season camp in Ireland, with a friendly at Lowestoft Town this afternoon (3pm).

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Our Canaries correspondents Michael Bailey and David Freezer are at Crown Meadow to bing you all the action, speculation and talking points.

The game, which is doubling up as a testimonial for Trawler Boys legend and City fan Micky Chapman, was originally scheduled for last summer – but had to be called off at the last minute due to a waterlogged pitch.

• Follow live updates from the match and the rest of the day as it unfolds above

The Canaries were 5-0 winners in their opening friendly at Cobh Ramblers on Wednesday evening, as part of their week-long training camp at Fota Island. The game was the first under new head coach Daniel Farke.

City continue their pre-season fixtures with trips to League Two sides Stevenage and Cambridge United next week.

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