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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.

Is there a changing of the guard at Manchester City?

Manchester City's defence is something that has needed to be strengthened for a number of years. Far too often they have relied on skipper...

Mr Jesse Lingard: an apology

It all started with an innocent tweet at 1.35pm on February 6th. @JesseLingard when you and @MarcusRashford coming into the office for a few games...

The world’s largest women’s football conference is coming to Manchester

The world's largest women’s football conference is set to take place at the National Football Museum next month. Upfront & Onside: The Women's Football Conference...

Haçienda and Chetham’s Library named in top ten most culturally important...

The Haçienda and Chetham’s Library have been named as two of the most important places  to England’s cultural identity in the country. They were chosen by author...

100 years since The Representation of the People Act – and...

Today marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act was passed on the 6 February 1918, granting women over 30 who were...

The week in good news: Manchester heart, Sugar Smart and local...

Just when you were starting to feel the Monday blues, we come to the rescue with a dose of good news. From small local initiatives...

‘Man City are leading the way in women’s football but where...

Given the number of young talented female players in Manchester, it’s bizarre that Manchester United don’t have a women's football team. That's the view of Greater...

Manchester car commuters could face new pollution tax to meet EU...

Manchester town hall bosses are to consider proposals for a workplace parking levy in a bid to reduce air pollution in the city. But the...

Guardiola reiterates the importance of David Silva to the Blues

Pep Guardiola has a number of great players to choose from when he selects his starting line-up, but the City boss has reiterated the...

Manchester named one of the top 10 most exciting cities in...

Manchester has everything except a beach, as Ian Brown once famously put it. And it seems we don’t need the coast to make the...

Manchester ‘one of the fastest growing cities in Europe’ says brilliant...

Booming Manchester is now one of Europe's fastest growing cities according to a report just published by Deloitte, the world's biggest professional services network. The...

The week in good news: heroes, heroines and honours

When spring still seems far away and stress levels get difficult to handle, a weekly dose of good news can lift up your spirit. Whether...