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Canaries begin fine tuning for opening-day trip to Birmingham

PUBLISHED: 19:05 31 July 2018 | UPDATED: 12:21 01 August 2018

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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Final preparations are under way for Norwich City ahead of the opening day of the Championship season.

Head coach Daniel Farke was putting his squad through their paces at Colney on Tuesday as the intense fitness work of pre-season gives way to tactical fine tuning for the trip to St Andrew’s.

After head of performance Chris Domogalla took the City squad through their warm-up it was over to assistant head coach Eddie Reimer to begin the tactical work at the club’s training complex.

MORE: Who should be in City’s starting XI for opening-day clash with Birmingham?

The Canaries completed their pre-season preparations last week, winning 3-1 at Luton Town in midweek before a 1-0 defeat to another League One side, Charlton Athletic, on Saturday.

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

MORE: Still time to impress Farke for City players

It all starts at Birmingham for the Canaries on Saturday, who have narrowly avoided relegation in the last two Championship campaigns and are currently negotiating with the EFL to avoid a transfer embargo.

• Scroll down to see more of Antony Kelly’s photos from City’s latest training session.

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Louis Thompson was all smiles at Colney as the opening day closes in 
Picture: ANTONY KELLYLouis Thompson was all smiles at Colney as the opening day closes in Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Borussia Dortmund loanee Felix Passlack feels the burn 
Picture: ANTONY KELLYBorussia Dortmund loanee Felix Passlack feels the burn Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Head coach Daniel Farke keeps his players on their toes 
Picture: ANTONY KELLYHead coach Daniel Farke keeps his players on their toes Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Grant Hanley, far right, in training at Colney with his City team-mates earlier this week 
Picture: ANTONY KELLYGrant Hanley, far right, in training at Colney with his City team-mates earlier this week Picture: ANTONY KELLY

New number one Tim Krul - a good addition to the squad Picture: ANTONY KELLYNew number one Tim Krul - a good addition to the squad Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

NCFC pre-season training at Colney.
Picture: ANTONY KELLYNCFC pre-season training at Colney. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Alex Tettey, as expected, is back in training with City after illness 
Picture: ANTONY KELLYAlex Tettey, as expected, is back in training with City after illness Picture: ANTONY KELLY

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