The away days takeaways: The food spots to AVOID on the road this season

Football fans not only have an appetite for sport, but for a good greasy chip barm after the match. It’s easy enough when City or United are playing at home, but on the road it’s unfamiliar territory. This guide is to help you steer clear of some of the more risky options on away days.

Preview: David Judge’s SparkPlug @ HOME

Former Hollyoaks actor David Judge brings his autobiographical play ‘SparkPlug’ to HOME Manchester. Running from Feb 13 to April 13, the play explores ‘race, love and family’.

Review: Matilda the Musical @ Palace Theatre, Manchester

Matilda, who travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village, finally opened in Manchester this week as the Royal Shakespeare Company’s award-winning adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1988 book came to the Palace Theatre.