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  Old Trafford Hotels
The metrolink stop and Lancashire County Cricket Club's Old Trafford Cricket Ground are just a 10 minute stroll along Warwick Road and only take 5 minutes to the city centre.
Also check out our guide on where to stay in Manchester, with all the travel tips you'll need in choosing a hotel near Old Trafford and how to get to the stadium from Manchester city centre.
old trafford cricket ground, 0.5 mile to man utd, 3 miles to manchester
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  Old Trafford (football) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Old Trafford (given the nickname The Theatre of Dreams by Bobby Charlton) is a football stadium that serves as the home of Manchester United.
Old Trafford is by far the largest club ground in Britain and is all-seater, which is a legal requirement of all higher league British club grounds and new stadium developments since the Taylor Report in the early 1990s.
The football stadium is close to the Old Trafford cricket ground.
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 Old Trafford (cricket) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The cricket ground is near the Old Trafford football stadium, in the borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester.
In 1993, Old Trafford was the site of one of the most remarkable events in the history of cricket, Shane Warne's so-called Ball of the Century to Mike Gatting.
The need for an improved ground was highlighted when Old Trafford surprisingly lost out as a venue for the 2009 Ashes to Cardiff, much to the disappointment of cricket fans in the region [3].
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 Old Trafford Manchester: History and pictures
Old Trafford was a venue for the 1966 World Cup and also held the 1970 FA Cup Final replay between Chelsea and Leeds.
Many claim the atmosphere at Old Trafford is not as good as it once was, ironically it is the legend of the Old Trafford atmosphere that has brought the tourists yet they are partly responsible for its decline.
Old Trafford is undoubtedly one of the greatest and most famous sporting arena's in the world.
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 old trafford
Old Trafford with a capacity of 80,000, than had only one stand, situated where the Main Stand is today, but it offered untold luxuries……tea rooms, tip-up seats, and attendants to politely point the way.
When Old Trafford was built it was one of Britain’s great stadiums, but by the outbreak of World War Two, because so little improvement had been made, it no longer stood out as one of the League’s outstanding venues.
Not surprisingly, Old Trafford is one of the safest grounds in the country.
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Old Trafford, with a capacity of 80,000, then had only one stand, situated where the Main Stand is today, but it offered untold luxuries - tea-rooms, tip-up seats and attendants to politely point the way.
Old Trafford's 50,000 capacity was reduced considerably during the 18-month programme of development was undertaken to upgrade the ground.
The summer of 1996 saw the European Championship in England, Old Trafford was of the venues, and was the venue for the semi-final clash between France and The Czech Republic.
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 Old Trafford 'UK's favourite football ground' - UK News Headlines
Manchester United's Old Trafford has been voted the favourite football stadium in the country by fans.
When it comes to food, football clubs are not known for their culinary prowess except of course in East Anglia where at Delia Smith's Norwich City you'd expect to find top quality fayre.
And in what may be good news for clubs as they look for funds to improve their squads, nearly half (43 per cent) of all fans would be prepared to pay for quality, with a fifth prepared to pay as much as £10 more per match, in return for better facilities.
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 Old Trafford (football) - Wikiquote
Old Trafford football stadium, also known as The Theatre of Dreams, is the home of Manchester United F.C., one of the most famous football clubs in the world.
The above words were written on Old Trafford's opening day in 1910.
Manchester United had just moved from their old stadium of Bank Street, Clayton, to a new stadium in the Old Trafford area of west Manchester.
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 Old Trafford Stadium @ ManchesterUnited.y2u.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Old Trafford Football Stadium (given the nickname The Theatre of Dreams by Bobby Charlton) is the home of Manchester United F.C., which is one of the most famous football clubs in the world.
Old Trafford is by far the largest club ground in Britain and is all-seater, which is a legal requirement of all higher league British club grounds and new stadia developments since the Taylor Report in the early 1990s.
This is perhaps because of the seating arrangements; the family section, the least vocally heard, is situated on the first tier of the Stretford End.
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 Galacticos set for Old Trafford
But the emotional return of Beckham to Old Trafford to play against United for the first time since controversially leaving the club in the summer of 2003 for La Liga would ensure a new club record attendance.
The one-time Reds midfielder, who was an Old Trafford regular for eight seasons before his £25m switch to Real, has been back on numerous occasions with England but playing against United would be a first.
The last time Beckham played and scored at Old Trafford for United was against Charlton in May 2003.
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 (Un) Official Manchester United Football Club (Man United FC) Site
Old Trafford is the largest ground in England.
What has made this ground special (especially since the re-development of the old Stretford End) is that the stands go around all the corners so that the ground is completely enclosed.
For many years only Wembley was any competition to this stadium, but others are now coming up on the rails such as The Stadium Of Light in Sunderland.The ground has seen a lot of development work in recent years, with three stands being re-developed.
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 Old Trafford.com more than just webmail!
Memorable addresses to suit fans of football, cricket and rugby or residents in the Manchester / Lancashire area.
Old Trafford.com is powered by one of the UK's largest hosting companies which allows us to offer quality, reliable services at a competitive price.
Old Trafford.com has no connection or association to a football club or any other organisation.
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 Old Trafford (football) - Gurupedia
Old Trafford football stadium is the home of Manchester United F.C., one of the most famous football clubs in the world.
Old Trafford currently has the largest ground capacity of any English football stadium, holding just over 68,000 spectators.
The football stadium is next to the Old Trafford cricket ground.
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Originally dating from 1910, Old Trafford now has a capacity of 68,217, and is the largest club ground in Britain, having been rebuilt three times to cater for increased ticket demand.
As well as its regular domestic and European fixtures, it has hosted three games in the 1966 World Cup and five in Euro 96, including France's defeat to the Czech Republic on penalties in an epic semi-final.
Despite its international pedigree, Old Trafford's record attendance came in a match between Wolves and Grimsby - the 1939 FA Cup semi-final.
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The club is one of the most successful English football clubs, having won the FA Premier League/Football League fifteen times, FA Cup eleven times, the League Cup twice, the European Cup twice and the UEFA Cup Winners Cup once.
They were founder members of the Football Alliance in 1889 and joined the Football League in 1892 when it merged with the Football Alliance.
This style was unpopular with supporters, who were used to the attacking football preferred by Docherty and Busby, and after failing to win a trophy Sexton was sacked in 1981, despite winning his last seven games in charge.
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 Stadium Football: Old Trafford, Home of Manchester United
Manchester United, being the most wealthy football club in the world, have a stadium that you would expect of a team of such wealth and prowess.
With its present capacity, Trafford Stadium, as it is otherwise known is the largest league ground in England.
Known to some as the 'Theatre Of Dreams', Old Trafford is easily one of the most impressive stadiums in England with an atmosphere to match such a claim.
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 Old Trafford - The Football Forum - More Than Just A Game
This saturday shall be my first trip to Old Trafford for the Man U v Saints game.
To be perfectly honest with you, i dont get too see that many football matches as we aint exactly the best well-off family.
Old Trafford is class mate,whatever people say about where their fans come from i`ve always had a great laugh with them very witty bunch.
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 Manchester United Old Trafford Stadium from Football.co.uk
The most successful club of recent times was formed in a slightly less than glamorous manner - a club called Newton Heath being founded by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company in 1878.
The club took some time to recover but under Sir Alex Ferguson they have become one of the biggst clubs in the world - winning an incredible eight of the 11 Premiership titles on offer and one European Cup in 1999.
They have been a phenomenon of recent football.
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 Guardian Unlimited Football | News | New money eyes Old Trafford
With their superstar players, a stadium dubbed the Theatre of Dreams and 50 million-strong worldwide army of fans, Manchester United are rightly known as 'the Hollywood of football'.
United insiders believe the increasing likelihood of a change in ownership at Old Trafford helped prompt Kenyon to make a move that, apart from a huge rise, many struggled to understand.
While many football clubs have run up huge debts - Arsenal owe £45m, Leeds United's debt is £78m and Chelsea were £98m in the red before Abramovich arrived - United have bucked the trend and recorded healthy profits.
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 The Internet Football Grounds Guide - Old Trafford, Manchester United Football Club
Whether the Club continue with the expansion of Old Trafford by replacing the old Main (South) Stand, remains to be seen.
Old Trafford has always been a special place as it was one of the few grounds where the stands envelop the corners.
Football Hotels who are powered by Activehotels, who specialise in locating accommodation near or within a short travelling distance of the football ground.
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 Manchester United Football Club, MUFC, ManU, Old Trafford Stadium, Red Cafe and Manchester United Megastore
Football League Division Two Champions - 1936, 1975.
Merchandising for the club began in 1992 when Edward Freedman was employed to develop the facility, formerly run by 2 people and one telephone.
He commandeered a large old building at the back of the stadium.
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 Old Trafford to Host England Qualifier || Euro 2004 - Unofficial Euro 2004 News and Views   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The game, scheduled for September 10th, will be the first international at Old Trafford since England’s 2-2 draw against Greece, which gave them qualification to the World Cup Finals.
Old Trafford will stage England's final European Championship Qualifying match against Liechtenstein in September.
David Gill, Managing Director of United is delighted the game is at Old Trafford, saying: "Manchester United is thrilled to be working with the Football Association to host this critical match in England's qualification campaign for Euro 2004.
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 OLD TRAFFORD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When the Heathens joined the Football league in 1892, their playing surface was one of the worst in the competition and could be a mud-bath at one end an d rock-hard at the other.
Old Trafford saw its greatest phase of improvement.
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 Old Trafford Football Ground (Manchester United) - North West England - UK Activity
Old Trafford, also known as the ’Theatre of Dreams’ is the biggest football club ground in England.
It is therefore both a popular tourist attraction and, of course, a regular retreat for keen followers of Manchester United Football Club.
A statue of Sir Matt Busby, a Manchester United legend, watches proudly over the Old Trafford forecourt.
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 Old Trafford - My Football Forum - World Wide Soccer Discussion
Old Trafford became the first stadium to erect perimeter fencing in the 1970's to combat crowd disturbances.
Old Trafford was a Euro 96 venue and is now an annual host for the FA Cup Semi-final.
The long-term plan for the stadium is to rebuild the South stand in a similar style to the North and fill in the corners to make a whopping 90,000.
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 Fans To Protest At Old Trafford   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Manchester United fans are to stage a mass protest at Old Trafford when the Red Devils host Fulham, to oppose lunchtime kick-offs.
Mark Longden, chairman of the Independent Manchester United Supporters Association insists their target is the Premier League and Football Association rather than the television companies.
Longden has arranged for 5,000 A4 cards to be printed bearing the number three, which will be distributed to United fans in the lower sections of the East and West stands and they will be requested to hold up the cards when play moves to their end of the field.
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 Manchester United Football Club, Sir Matt Busby, Sir Alex Ferguson, David Beckham, Bobby Charlton and George Best of ...
Great footballing names like George Best and Bobby Charlton have become indelibly linked with the city which they represented in football.
As part of the short-lived Football Alliance, their main opponents were Ardwick (later to become Manchester City F C).
Illustrated (above right) is the "Munich Clock" which displays, above the entrance to Old Trafford, the date and time of the tragedy - the clock stopped permanently at that hour as a mark of respect and a perpetual memorial to those who perished.
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