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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.

Futsal: the game of football with more goals, more action –...

Manchester is one of the most famous footballing cities in the world, with United and City two formidable forces in the sport. But in this...

Dates announced for Manchester’s magical Christmas Markets 2017

The dates for this year's world famous Manchester Christmas Markets have been announced. The annual festive spectacular, now in its 18th year, will be open from Friday,...

A night to remember: Manchester Arena reopens with bittersweet benefit concert

On 22 May this year, 22 people were killed and 120 were injured in a terrorist attack at Ariana Grande’s concert at Manchester Arena. Many...

United’s Ander Herrera and City’s David Silva go head to head...

Players from Manchester United and Manchester City are set to go head to head this month  as public voting opens in the tenth annual...

Is Vincent Kompany ready to call time on his playing career?

Vincent Kompany has seen a lot of changes since joining the club back in 2008 along with Pablo Zabaleta and Robinho. The Manchester City established...

How much would United greats go for in today’s transfer market?

The football silly season is finally over. And it’s never been sillier. Jose Mourinho called it when he said that it wasn’t the deal...

Police warn evil clowns could be making a comeback

Evil clowns are feared to be making a comeback after police issued guidance saying they were anticipating sightings over the next few months. The notice...

Manchester terror attack books of condolence to be given to city...

For four weeks following the terror attack on Manchester Arena in May, St Ann’s Square was the focus of the world's attention. Images of the...

Why this Manchester man could be the best bus driver in...

Some of the best bus drivers in the country will be gathering in Blackpool this weekend for the national finals of the Bus Driver of...

Manchester Town Hall to close its doors to the public for...

Manchester Town Hall, regarded as one of the finest examples of gothic revival architecture in the world, is to close on January 15 to enable...

Are Man City set to trade Sterling for Sanchez in latest...

With just days before the transfer window closes, the Alexis Sanchez to Man City story has been renewed with several crazy rumours. John Cross in...

Zlatan is back – but who will be the main man...

Zlatan Ibrahimović has re-signed for Manchester United. In May this year, these were words I didn’t think I was ever going to write. But...