UK time is: 20:38:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

City & United - Recipe For Disaster

Google language translator

Manchester City and Manchester United will both play at home on the same night next month - surely a recipe for disaster.

Rags Carling Cup quarterfinal with Blackburn has been put back 24 hours to Wednesday December 3, with Manchester City facing Paris St Germain in the UEFA Cup on the same night.

United and Blackburn were due to play the previous night but both teams were keen to postpone for 24 hours, even though local police prefer both their major clubs not to play at the same time.

With four opposing teams playing within the Manchester catchment area all at the same time, surely this is a recipe for disaster.

Vital Man City says...

I think the GMP (Greater Manchester Police) are going to have their hands full that night.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 19 2008

Time: 5:45PM

Your Comments

Why? The met Police manage in London!
merlin
The Met Police are the largest Police Service in the land, bar none. They are used to this sort of thing but are the GMP? Time will tell I guess.
Tudor
Its not a recipe for disaster its guranteed without a question which too me i think ruins the game a little bit you either win or loose thats final end it at that i think just haven my brother as a utd fan does enough torture for me ha ha
dunne deal
You certainly wouldn't plan it this way if you wanted a trouble-free evening. I don't understand the reasoning that throws caution to the winds like this. If there's trouble the same people will be running around blaming football fans.
Sindbad
Of course if roles were reversed and we wanted to change a date we would have no chance.
alphieblues
lets hope the police dont f*** it up like they did at the uefa cup final.....
lincolnblue
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester City Articles

City Lose To Liverpool On Penalties (Thursday July 31 2014)

Proving Your Point (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Jovetic Takes Chance To Impress (Monday July 28 2014)

City Not Feeling Charitable (Sunday July 27 2014)

City Win Meeting Of Champions (Thursday July 24 2014)

Negredo Undergoes Surgery (Wednesday July 23 2014)

U21 Game Cancelled - Club Statement (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Negredo Replacement Targeted (Wednesday July 23 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Buzz Lightyear 239
2. Bluedub 158
3. fifthcolumnblue 99
4. citizhun 91
5. Skoorb 88
6. kennyclementstache 87
7. rojo2010 76
8. Spooks 58
9. BamaEngineer 56
10. PhillyBlueMoon 52

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Hull City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Albion Announce 2014-15 Squad Numbers
WBA : 31/07/2014 18:13:00
Bertrand Joins On Season Long Loan
Southampton : 31/07/2014 18:02:00
Pellegrini Pleased With Liverpool Showing
Man City : 31/07/2014 17:47:00
City Lose To Liverpool On Penalties
Man City : 31/07/2014 17:42:00
Good Winning Habit For Shakey
Leicester City : 31/07/2014 17:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Year?
Suggested By:  Site Staff
David Silva 8%
Pablo Zabaleta 42%
Edin Dzeko 5%
Yaya Toure 45%