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A women’s top game – but why not in a proper stadium?

My first women’s game in the UK is a top match. Manchester City against Reading. If Manchester City win their game in hand, they are top of the league – and they have already qualified for the Champions League semi-final.

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Men of Steel at Stadium of Light

It is Sunday morning, 7.40. I enter Huddersfield station an hour and a half before my 9.18 train is due to leave for Newcastle. I hope to find some breakfast and a quiet place to write on my blogpost about

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Etihad stadium, Manchester

I am glad that United had secured the title before I went to the Etihad. I mean, it would have been a bit awkward to sit among City season-ticket holders and desperately want them to loose. As it was, the

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Old Trafford, Manchester

I knew that it would go wrong, when I at 2.40 left Old Trafford for the metro, passing the shops on Chester Road. I have always had my pre-match meal at Lou Macari’s fish ‘n chips there; but yesterday I

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