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  Manchester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manchester is a city in the North West of England.
The term "Manchester" is often used to refer to the entire conurbation, much as "London" is usually used to mean Greater London, but many of the constituent parts of Greater Manchester, such as Salford, Wigan and Bolton, are substantial and separate towns (or a separate city in the case of Salford), and retain strong identities.
Manchester is in the Central North Division of the Salvation Army.
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 Manchester City F.C. - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
City were promoted at the first attempt, achieved in dramatic fashion in a playoff against Gillingham F.C. Plans to move to a new stadium were announced, and for the first time in many years an air of optimism was present.
Manchester City's current stadium is the City of Manchester Stadium, a newly constructed state of the art 48,000 seater stadium situated in East Manchester, purchased from Manchester City Council after the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
Manchester City fans are by no means the only supporters who claim to be loyal in adversity, and such claims form the basis of much debate with fans of other well supported clubs, such as Leeds and Sunderland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manchester_City   (2135 words)

 Manchester UK
It is a vibrant dynamic city, one of the largest metropolitan conurbations in the United Kingdom, proud of its history and heritage, its culture and its entrepreneurial spirit.
The City of Manchester and innumerable small satellite towns and villages surrounding it saw the rapid growth of factories manufacturing merchandise for cotton weaving and spinning, dyeing, fulling and all apects of the textile industry.
For 11 million people living within 50 miles of the City of Manchester, it is the place where they come to work, or to shop or to visit the many attractions and entertainments which only a large dynamic city such as this could hope to offer.
www.manchester2002-uk.com   (310 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | My Club | Man City | Groclin frustrate Man City
Manchester City failed to capitalise on a promising start to their Uefa Cup second round tie, allowing Groclin to return to Poland with a draw as well as a crucial away goal.
City paid the price for their profiligacy in front of goal when midway through the second half Sebastian Mila curled a superb free-kick past David Seaman's despairing dive.
Having struggled in the City of Manchester Stadium to beat Lokeren 3-2 in the previous round only to go and win in Belgium, City will have to produce another impressive away performance in the return if they are to progress again.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/football/teams/m/man_city/3243683.stm   (520 words)

 Buy your Manchester City shirt
Manchester City were formed in 1887 and until 1894 played under the name of Ardwick FC.
Manchester City play their home games at the City of Manchester Stadium, Rowsley Street, Manchester.
Citys most expensive signing was Nicolas Anelka in June 2002 bought from Paris St. Germain (France) for £13 million, in reverse their best sale was Georgi Kinkladze to Ajax (Holland) for £4.925 million in May 1998.
www.football-shirts.co.uk /mancity-shirt.html   (196 words)

Manchester Liners was associated with Furness Withy right from the start, as Sir Christopher Furness took up 150,000 pounds of the company's shares on incorporation in 1898.
A major newbuilding programme was launched in 1935 with MANCHESTER PORT, the first of a new type of fast cargo liner from the Blytheswood yard in Glasgow, three of which were delivered before the war and survived into the 1960s.
The MANCHESTER RENOWN and the MANCHESTER CITY of 1964 were sold to South Korea, the former being sold to Greeks in 1978 and renamed EDESSA, while the MANCHESTER PORT of 1966 was sold to Yugoslavia and renamed BIOKOVO.
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 Manchester City Football Club, MCFC, the City of Manchester Stadium, and Reebok City at SportCity
However, their descents have more often than not been matched with equally meteoric rises and Manchester City can truly be said to be one of the greatest of British football teams, in a city which takes its football very seriously.
Rivalry between City ("the blues") and Manchester United ("the reds") are intense, and, though local football derbys are rare and regarded as virtual public holidays.
The 48,000 seat City of Manchester stadium was first occupied by the Manchester City teams at the beginning of the season in August 2003.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /sports/footballers6.html   (644 words)

 Virtual Manchester - Manchester City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For over a year, Manchester City FC and Manchester City Council have been in detailed and complex negotiations to ascertain whether arrangements can be agreed for Manchester City FC to move into the new Commonwealth Games stadium at Eastlands, Manchester, after the Commonwealth Games have finished.
The club have consulted the fans, and every effort is being made to build the stadium to serve as a home for Manchester City, to ensure the stadium is a football ground, not an athletics stadium.
Manchester City will still be in the administrative area of Manchester unlike Trafford Rangers.
www.virtualmanchester.co.uk /sport/city/citystadium.php   (1476 words)

 premierleague.com - Manchester City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Manchester City's talented side are out to build on their debut season at the City of Manchester Stadium.
Manchester City have established themselves in the FA Premier League since regaining their top-flight status back in May 2002.
But City stormed to the Division One title under Kevin Keegan and their move from Maine Road to the City of Manchester Stadium signals the club's lofty ambitions.
www.premierleague.com /fapl.rac?command=forwardOnly&nextPage=enClubDetail&id=11   (479 words)

 Independent Online Edition > Manchester City : app5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although City's 13-match unbeaten run came to an end against Bolton on Sunday, Pearce has impressed the club hierarchy with his impact on the club since he was installed as Kevin Keegan's successor, initially on a temporary basis, in March.
Manchester City's former England striker heads to Old Trafford today to play against United, the club where he enjoyed his greatest achievements.
Manchester City have expressed an interest in Crystal Palace's England striker Andy Johnson and will wait to see how any potential bid from Seville, who are considering a move for the player, progresses before they act.
sport.independent.co.uk /football/manchester_city   (598 words)

 Newcastle United Football Club - Match reports - Manchester City (h)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Highlight of his fussy afternoon was a fiercely-contested free kick in the first half on the edge of the City box.
Or maybe it'll take City fans waving mock pension books at Seaman or the refusal of their board to sanction another fifty squillion pounds to buy players in the transfer window.
City though remained solidly uninterested, with both Sinclair and McManaman waving metaphorical white flags in the direct of Eriksson in the Milburn stand - both now look destined to join the ranks of Carlton Palmer, Nick Barmby in the "I played for England once, no really I did" club.
www.nufc.com /html/2003-11-22mancity-h.html   (2147 words)

 BBC - England Webcams - Manchester city centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This camera is positioned in the Palace Hotel tower, in the heart of Manchester's city centre.
Manchester is home to eight major football teams, seven rugby teams and boasts over 90 golf courses.
In 1996 Manchester's city centre was devasted by an I.R.A. bomb.
www.bbc.co.uk /england/webcams/city_views/manchester_city_skyline_palace_hotel_oxford_street_webcam.shtml   (106 words)

 Manchester City Football Club News from Football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Manchester City were forced to abandon Monday night's reserve-team encounter with Bolton after a fire broke out at the Regional Athletics Arena.
Manchester City striker Andy Cole has returned to training and could face Everton on Sunday after a three-week absence because of a hamstring strain.
Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce expects star striker Andy Cole to be in contention to face Everton at Eastlands on Sunday.
www.football.co.uk /manchester_city/index.shtml   (411 words)

 Arsenal.com - The Official Arsenal Website
Ashley Cole’s first goal in 10 months was enough to beat Manchester City on Saturday afternoon and send Arsenal back to the top of the Premiership.
A Manchester City corner was cleared to Henry, who weighted a perfect pass in to the path of Reyes but James rushed out to block as the Spaniard attempted to nudge the ball around the keeper.
Manchester City continued to throw balls into the area in the dying minutes.
www.arsenal.com /article.asp?article=227192   (760 words)

 www.manutdzone.com : McCleery's Manchester United Zone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Manchester City brought a century of Maine Road derby combat to a close by ending a 13-year drought against their bitter rivals with a 3-1 victory.
For all United's superiority over the years, City fans have always clung steadfastly to the belief that they are the real Manchester club.
Having seen bigger leads than this evaporate at the hands of their bitter rivals, City fans were still in fearful mood at the interval.
homepage.ntlworld.com /sharon.mccleery/manutdzone/mancityawayreport2002-2003.htm   (1104 words)

 Newcastle United Football Club - Match reports - Manchester City (a)
Less said about our lot the better - a disinterested team display failed to inspire the fans and there was a fair amount of visible anger at the end when some of the players trooped across to clap the away section.
To get topical for a second, if East Manchester were Iraq (and there are certain remarkable similarities, believe me) then those behind the goal supporting the visitors would have had hoods on their heads, being urinated on by Robert, Ambrose, Ameobi and Viana.
In reality City were a relegation-haunted team of underachievers, managed by a charismatic but one-dimensional coach and with a brittleness and lack of confidence that virtually invited teams to punish them.
www.nufc.com /html/2004-05-01mancity-a.html   (1853 words)

 Football Forums: Teams Sponsored by ChilliSauce Stag Weekends, Stag Nights & Corporate Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Manchester City’s only other First Division Championship came in 1967-8 under the management of Joe Mercer.
Manchester City also won 3 other FA Cups (in 1904, 1934 and 1956) and another League Cup in 1976.
City fans have had to endure difficult times while their fierce rivals across the city have swept all before them but, under the management of Stuart Pearce, they remain hopeful of better times to come.
www.footballforums.net /leagues/teams.php?id=0012   (379 words)

 Manchester City News
When at Manchester City he lived with his brother on a relatively modest estate in Warrington and travelled around in a Ford Focus.
Dunne, the Manchester City captain, had the unenviable task of being first man in to face the media after the debacle of Nicosia, and was placed..."
Manchester City goalkeeper David James has signed a one-year contract extension with the Eastlands outfit.
www.myfootballnews.co.uk /Manchester-City-Team-News-54.html   (678 words)

 ManchesterOnline - everything for Manchester by the Evening News
If you are considering moving to Manchester, manchesteronline provide information about property in Manchester including estate agents and new development areas.
THE Manchester Evening News today accuses the government of breaking its promise to improve the shocking state of dental care in the region.
WHILE downsizers and wealthy professionals can have their pick of city centre apartments first-time buyers are having to be a bit more inventive to find their own place in town.
www.manchesteronline.co.uk   (572 words)

 Manchester City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Soon, the view of the Pennines, the Manchester skyline, the church spires as well as the ‘Toast Rack’ will be obscured from view by the building of a bigger, all-seater ‘Kippax’ Stand.
When she attached those wings in the morning, she KNEW City would be flying, up the motorway, over their opponents, and over the hoardings into the arms of the promised land.
The City claim that if all other matches are lost this season (which the majority of them are), this one victory will make for a great year.
www.homesoffootball.co.uk /manchester_city.htm   (1431 words)

 Manchester City Galleries - About Us   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Manchester City Galleries is a department of Manchester City Council.
We operate four venues in and around the city: Manchester Art Gallery, the Gallery of Costume, Heaton Hall and Wythenshawe Hall.
Manchester City Galleries' collections have designated status and we are one of the major regional museums and galleries' services in the country.
www.manchestergalleries.org /html/aboutus/about_home.html   (53 words)

 Welcome to the Manchester Republican Committee Website!
This is the place for Manchester residents to learn about Republican Candidates, News, Events, and other important information.
The Manchester Republican Committee is dedicated to the values of Republican tenets and those who espouse them.
We are committed to presenting the ideals of the party in a high-minded, substantive manner that has respect for opposing opinions and those who present them.
www.manchestergop.com   (248 words)

 Hotels Manchester City
Ample free parking is available for those who would like to take advantage of the Manchester City shopping experience and fabulous night life.
Nearby is the City of Manchester Stadium made famous by the 2002 Commonwealth Games and shortly to be the home for Manchester City Football Club.
Opposite it is the National Cycling Centre, better known as the Manchester Velodrome, the fastest cycle track in the World and training base for our World, Olympic and Commonwealth champions.
www.qualityhotel-manchester.co.uk   (285 words)

 Supporters' Home Page
In celebration of the 10th year and issue number 1000 of the newsletter.
City Chariman John Wardle and star player Shaun Wright-Phillips agreed to give two exclusive interviews.
Read Peter Llewellyn's informative article about Citys new home, and see pictures of the new amazing ground and its facilities.
www.uit.no /mancity   (321 words)

 City of Manchester, MO. USA / Home Page
The community known as Manchester is over 200 years old and is known for its high quality municipal services and superior schools.
Residents are invited to subscribe to the city's E-Mail newsletter.
The City's Public Works Department undertook a major City wide brush chipping program that started on the afternoon/evening of August 13, 2005 and continued non-stop until Friday, September 2, 2005.
www.ci.manchester.mo.us   (264 words)

 The Internet Football Grounds Guide - Maine Road, Manchester City FC
After that event it was agreed Manchester City would become the new tenants, thus incurring the envy of clubs who would also relish the chance to gain such a wonderful stadium.
Like a number of Clubs, Manchester City operate a category system (A, B and C) for matches, whereby the most popular matches cost more to watch.
As a shareholder that person will receive the annual accounts of Manchester City plc and allow them to attend the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of the Club, where the Clubs senior officials attend and take questions.
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 Manchester Student Accommodation, Manchester, , Flats, Houses
Student Accommodation Manchester UK Manchester is a great place to be a student.
Manchester has recently undergone extensive urban redevelopment and is a great place for evening entertainment with many bars, retaurants, cafes and clubs.
Here you will find details of Private rented accommodation offered by private landlords/letting agents in Manchester including; student houses, student flats/apartments in Manchester, bed-sits in Manchester, larger housing schemes in Manchester.
www.accommodationforstudents.com /Manchester.asp   (189 words)

 bluemoon-mcfc | an unofficial mcfc website
ANDY Cole may have converted to the Blue side of Manchester, but his memories of United's treble-winning side are still strong.
If Manchester City legend Colin Bell were playing today, he'd be one of the most sought-after midfielders in the world and would command the wages of, and comparison to, the likes of Zidane, Ronaldinho or Gerrard.
Ian Cheeseman is a reporter for BBC GMR and has been a Manchester City fan all his life.
www.bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk   (485 words)

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