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Manchester Derby In Jeopardy

Due to an exceptional fall of snow in and around the Manchester area last night, (up to nine inches in places), tomorrow's Carling Cup Semi-Final First Leg at Eastlands might be called off due to safety concerns.

Although the pitch is expected to be playable, the referee has to take into consideration the health and safety of those attempting to get to the City of Manchester Stadium.

With Manchester and Liverpool airports currently closed, I have to say it's not looking good.

An official announcement will be made either later today or first thing Wednesday morning.

Those of you living close to the stadium are keeping us informed of developments. CLICK HERE for the very latest snow updates.

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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday January 5 2010

Time: 9:27AM

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Tudor
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05/01/2010 09:40:00

MCR airport extended closure to 13h00 local time.
Johnny Baguette
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05/01/2010 09:57:00

This could be the coldest and snowest winter since 1963. Brrrr
Tudor
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05/01/2010 10:02:00

City just announced that the Stadium Box Office and Shop will remain closed Tuesday.
Johnny Baguette
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05/01/2010 10:19:00

I have heard various Councils have ran out of grit for the roads. How is that possible?
BlueWolfie
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05/01/2010 10:32:00

City Twitter Page: "If and when there is an announcement to be made regarding tomorrow night's game, it'll be posted first on http://bit.ly/5VOOqG" - 9 minutes ago from TweetDeck
Johnny Baguette
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05/01/2010 11:05:00

NOOOOOOOOOO! THIS CAN'T BE HAPPENING! Bloody snow, I want this match and I want it NOW!
fifthcolumnblue
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05/01/2010 11:34:00

Breaking News - The UK has only 8 days left of gas before it runs out. WTF
Tudor
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05/01/2010 12:23:00

05/01/10 - 13:25 hrs. Official announcement http://www.mcfc.co.uk/News/Club-news/2010/January/United-game-in-doubt not looking good i'm afraid,
Tudor
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05/01/2010 13:28:00

LMAO: "Fans travelling a long distance for the Carling Cup semi final are advised not to begin their journey until further notice." That'll be all the rags then!!
Johnny Baguette
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05/01/2010 13:38:00

I'm gutted - going to turn the air con off in protest.
Thaibluefan
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05/01/2010 14:22:00

TBF !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
buzz lightyear
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05/01/2010 22:51:00

TBF that aint funny mate lol
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