Norwich City fan’s petition for ‘Farke on a horse’ signed by hundreds
- Credit: SV Lippstadt 08
With Norwich City on the cusp of promotion to the Premier League, a petition calling for some horsing around has emerged.
If you've been to a game at Carrow Road recently you may well have heard fans singing about 'Farke on a horse'.
Now City fans are hoping to make the song a reality as more than 200 people have signed a petition calling for head coach Daniel Farke to make a mounted lap of honour after the club's last home game of the season.
The petition, which was started by Adam Harding on March 31, reads: 'Let's celebrate whatever happens [after] what has been a dream season for all Norwich City fans.
'What better way to celebrate than for Stuart Webber to bring out Daniel Farke on a horse at the last game of the season for a lap of honour.'
The preoccupation with City's head coach atop a steed goes back to the discovery of photos of Farke being reluctantly led round SV Lippstadt 08's ground on a horse as he left the German club for pastures new.
However, fans may be left disappointed as Farke said in a recent press conference: 'I don't think you will see me on a horse again.'
The full football ballad, which is sung to the tune of Waterfall by The Stone Roses, goes like this:
- 1 Broads pub once visited by Chelsea players shuts for good
- 2 A coach 'filled with people' and a van crash on the NDR
- 3 Body found in woods near Mildenhall
- 4 'Squatter' couple become legal owners of land as saga continues
- 5 'Like touching grim reaper's nose': Teenager lucky to be alive after crash
- 6 Norfolk's oldest woman dies, aged 110
- 7 One person rescued after crash on A47
- 8 Tributes to 'kind and caring' Norwich man with a love of chess and walking
- 9 Fury at bikers' who rode over dead seal pup
- 10 ‘We need action now’: Flood hit Broads business backs river barrier calls
'Farke's on a horse,
What a great team to support,
We've got Leitner, Buendia and Rhodes,
Teemu Pukki can't stop scoring goals.
The greatest in East Anglia,
We're going up.'