Manchester’s big week ahead in sport

By Mancunian Matters staff

With everything from football finals to charity championships, this is set to be one of the year’s biggest weeks in sport for Manchester.

Our two Premiership clubs could bring home three of the major footballing prizes, and there is also the Great City Games, the Salford Swim and Great Manchester Bupa Run.

Here we will feature a round-up of all the key events, so watch this space for more updates.


Andy Turner scores quickfire Great City Games double

Tyson Gay powers to Manchester victory

Helen Clitheroe putting in the miles at Bupa Great Manchester Run in pursuit of more success

Payne further underlines world credentials in Salford Swim

Football: Big weekend for Manchester City and United

Salford Swim: Dock to dock swim across Salford Quays in charity race

Sale Harriers sprinter takes on Olympic Champion in 2011 Great City Games

Salford City FC’s student designed club house gets approval from council planners

Gemma Atkinson, Peter Hook and Shameless’ Frank Gallagher join Bupa Great Manchester Run

The £10 Challenge – Stockport County charity football match

Mancunian on a mission to bike it to 33 Manchesters across the Atlantic

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