Hours after his first win in the Premier League season, Daniel Farke was fired by Norwich City


Norwich City has confirmed that Daniel Farke, Norwich City’s manager, has been relieved. His final match as Canaries boss saw them win their first Premier League fixture of the season.

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Norwich have fired Daniel Farke, despite having won their first Premier League game this season.

Although the Canaries defeated Brentford 2-1, Farke paid the price for their poor start to the campaign.

The German immigrant joined Norwich in 2017 and led them to the Premier League in their second season.

They were immediately relegated back to the Championship, but they were returned at the first try.

They have been struggling again and the club will begin to search for a replacement.

A club statement read: “Norwich City can confirm that head coach Daniel Farke has left the club with immediate effect.

“Daniel is leaving Carrow Road, having overseen 208 competitive matches during his four-and-a half-year tenure.

“He joined the club in the summer of 2017, guiding City to a 14th-place finish in the Sky Bet Championship in his opening season in England.

“The 2018/19 season was a memorable one, as Daniel’s side claimed the Championship title and promotion to the Premier League.

“After a season in the Premier League, a second Championship league title followed in the 2020/21 campaign, as City accumulated a club record 97 points, securing a return to the top-flight at the first attempt.

“Backroom staff members Chris Domogalla (Eddie Riemer), Christopher John (Christopher John) have all left the club.

Sporting director Stuart Webber said: “In continuing to demand the very best for our football club, this decision was not an easy one.

“I know how determined Daniel and his staff were to succeed at this level, but we feel that now is the right time for a change to give ourselves the best opportunity of retaining our Premier League status.

“All at Norwich City should be forever grateful to Daniel and his staff for the significant role they have played in our journey. They helped deliver two Championship titles, many memorable moments and they all fully bought into our philosophy and what it means to be part of this football club.

“Daniel and his staff will always be welcome back here. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank them all for their hard work and wish them well for the future.

“It’s important that we now look forward. We have 27 league games remaining and a long way to go in the current season. We know we have the ability within our playing squad and staff to start picking up points and climbing the league table.”

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