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We may have two of the country’s top football teams but there’s more to sport in Manchester than United and City. There’s the National Cycling Centre, Lancashire County Cricket Club, and Manchester Giants basketball team for starters, and every year The GreatCity Games brings world class athletes to the streets of the city centre. If you prefer to take part rather than watch, there’s the Great Manchester Run, the Greater Manchester Marathon, and Sky Ride, so there’s really no excuse not to get active.

Wild weekender proves Manchester is the go-to place for combat sports

A double header presented by Tanko at Victoria Warehouse last weekend offered further proof that Manchester is fast becoming the go-to place for combat...

The other City v United

In the red corner, FC United of Manchester - the Rebels - the club founded in 2005 by passionate Manchester United fans dismayed by...

Big St Patrick’s Day boxing event promises top entertainment and plenty of surprises

Professional Boxing Entertainment have announced the card for their St Patrick’s Day show on March 17 at the BEC Arena, Manchester, which will see...

No.1 Spinningfields is now officially the tallest commercial tower built in Manchester in the...

Allied London’s No.1 Spinningfields office building has reached its highest point at 92 metres and is now officially the tallest commercial tower built in Manchester...

Are Man United on the telly too much?

With three managers in four years, and a single FA Cup to their name, Manchester United’s record in the post-Fergie era has been disappointing...

FC United’s big European weekend of football, beer and music

Fresh from playing in front of a crowd of 4,000 at last Saturday’s derby against local rivals Salford City, FC United of Manchester are...

Three to see this weekend: beats, treats and dancing feet

These top weekend events in Manchester will have you ushering in February and saying goodbye to those January blues. Whether you fancy celebrating Saturday with...
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WAKE UP! Key 103 launches fresh new breakfast show with Gemma Atkinson, Matt &...

If you’ve ever thought you’d like to wake up with Emmerdale actress Gemma Atkinson every morning, well now you can. The Bury-born soap star has...

Anti-homeless spikes removed thanks to marvellous reaction from Mancunian mum

It’s the sense of civic pride that makes Manchester such a special place to live and work. That’s one of the reasons why Prestwich born...

David Beckham reveals his ‘favourite band of all time’ and the song that reminds...

United legend and all-round good guy David Beckham joined Kirsty Young on Radio 4 today to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Desert Island Discs. The long...

The 10 worst Manchester United signings of the Premiership era

Manchester United have made some great signings during the Premier League era with players like Cantona, Keane, and Ronaldo entering the club’s hall of fame....

Manchester MMA fighter could follow in Conor McGregor’s footsteps

Manchester mixed martial arts fighter Matt Inman is to take on Karl Amoussou for at crack at the Cage Warriors welterweight title next month. Matt,...
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