Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester, UK. In 2009, the population of the city was estimated to be 483,800, making it the seventh-most populous local authority district in England. Manchester lies within one of the UK's largest metropolitan areas; the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester had an estimated population of 2,600,100, the Greater Manchester Urban Area a population of 2,240,230, and the Larger Urban Zone around Manchester, the second-most-populous in the UK, had an estimated population in the 2004 Urban Audit of 2,539,100. (From Wikipedia)
Football in Manchester - Clubs and Stadiums / Football Tickets and Information
Manchester United and Manchester City are the two main clubs in Manchester, and Manceshter United is the most successful team in the English Premier League in regards of league trophies. Getting tickets for these two stadiums are very very difficult and expensive!
Football tickets for games in Manchester are not cheap, and are at times very hard to get hold of. The cheapest and best way is to buy tickets directly from the clubs website, but these are normally sold very quickly.
Buy a football package and save lots of money!
A football package is a pre-made setup with normally a ticket and hotel in Manchester, the best site for this is Thomas Cook Sport (the only official source for football packages for Manchester teams)
Professional clubs in Manchester:
TIPS: Use the search box under clubs listed here to find nearby clubs. Ie. Distance Search(input hotel postcode, your addr. etc): Kings Cross Station
- then select your distance: 20km
To find a pub in Manchester for pre- / post match drinks it is better to find pubs near the stadium you are visiting.
If you see the information we have on every pub, you will find a section for home and away pubs. The pubs for football in Manchester are divided as home supporters only pubs, or away friendly pubs. NOTE: This search is for pubs to use before after games.