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Joao Cancelo - Credit: Nick Potts (PA Media)

31st January 2023 | By Thomas Markham

Joao Cancelo makes shock Man City exit to Bayern Munich on loan with option to buy for €70million

Manchester City full-back, Joao Cancelo, has completed a move to European super-giants Bayern Munich on-loan with the option to buy. The Athletic’s David Ornstein broke...

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31st January 2023 | By Miles Cooke

FA Cup fifth round draw: Manchester City men and women both face trip to Bristol and United host Hammers

Both Manchester clubs now know their fate in the FA Cup fifth round, with Manchester City and Manchester United featured in last night’s draw on...

22nd January 2023 | By Vince Hunt

Semi-final spot for MMU Futsal after convincing Matchday Live win over Leeds

MMU 12 Leeds Beckett 7 Watch the game here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PONX_BJFb8 MMU Futsal racked up a convincing win over Leeds Beckett to secure a semi-final place...

Andy Burnham giving a press conference about girls football in schools

2nd January 2023 | By Thomas Markham

“Football is for girls!”: Mayor calls on schools to encourage more girls into football.

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham announced this morning that he will be joining the FA to call on schools to encourage more young...

14th December 2022 | By Vince Hunt

Messi’s class should decide Sunday’s World Cup final, say Man Met sports journalists

The World Cup in Qatar is coming to an end this weekend and the rainbow t-shirts, Welsh bucket hats and Arab keffiyahs will be stored...

9th December 2022 | By Vince Hunt

Matchday Live sports coverage hits 11,000 viewers in first term, new figures show

The MMU sports show Matchday Live has notched up an astonishing global audience of 11,000 viewers in its first term of broadcasting from Platt Lane,...

7th December 2022 | By Vince Hunt

Lacrosse tribute to tragic Honor ahead of 19-2 Durham drubbing at freezing Platt Lane

Watch the full game here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UC8-61vHn0 Man Met’s women’s lacrosse team and opponents University of Durham observed a minute’s tribute before Wednesday’s game in honour...

Frozen Platt Lane

7th December 2022 | By Joseph Ward

Matchday Live rugby clash off as temperatures plummet

by Patrick Watson The decision to cancel the rugby union match-up between MMU 1s and University Campus Doncaster 1s at Platt Lane came after the...

4th December 2022 | By Vince Hunt

Four-goal Olie Baker puts Blue and Orange through to third round in Sunday Futsal cup win

MMU 11 University of Sheffield 2 (Half time: 3-1) Second round of the Men’s Northern Conference Cup. Livestream here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCspBopNs9Q Referee Les Page. Olie Baker...

People viewing 'Going to the Match' painting

28th November 2022 | By Thomas Markham

‘It’s Coming Home’: Iconic Lowry painting returns to public gallery after record-breaking sale

Mesmerised Mancunians traveled in their droves to see L.S Lowry’s ‘Going to the Match’ as the painting is rehung in The Lowry Art Gallery. The...