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Old Trafford

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  • Day3

    Old trafford & stuff...

    June 25, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☁️ 14 °C

    Went for a tram ride, wandered into Old Trafford cricket oval (guy who worked there let us in). Then toured Old Trafford soccer stadium - pretty cool. Lunch @ a great Italian restaurant, then back to the city for a spot of food shopping, and dinner at Manchester's oldest pub, 'The Wellington'.

    St Bees tomorrow...
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  • Day8

    On hallowed ground ...

    July 11, 2018 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☀️ 20 °C

    Pretty special day for Dan ... one never to forget seeing as he's one of the most dedicated of Man U fans ever!!! Did a tour of Old Trafford with the great Stan (our lovely guide), spent far too much of Dan's money in the megastore and of course took in everything the museum had to offer. Now off to Alton Towers for a day of fun tomorrow... woohoo!Read more

  • Day9

    Old trafford

    May 1, 2016 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 10 °C


    Manchester United hosting Leicester City.

    Is this going to be a three-point game for the Reds, or is Claudio Ranieri getting his first ever trophy?

    We arrived at the stadium at around 1 pm. The crowd began to show up close to 2 pm; the game kicked off at 2.05 pm.

    Anthony Martial's early goal put United in the lead, but Fox' captain Wes Morgan equalized before half-time and the scoreline remained until the end of the game.

    Leicester City are not yet champions; it still has to be determined by the game between Spurs and Chelsea.

    Winning or losing did not matter too much; it is the atmosphere that impressed me the most. The fans - home and away - supported their teams by chanting and cheering all along the game. It was a non-stop ninety minutes. When the away players leaved the pitch, the home fans applauded for them as well.

    The Leicester fans were singing even after the game; yet they deserved to be that excited - they were so close to being the champions.

    Wish the Foxes luck.

    Heading back to London.
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  • Day6

    Old trafford

    April 28, 2016 in the United Kingdom ⋅ 🌧 5 °C

    Part 2
    Old Trafford - the only and very reason why we are here. It is spectacular.

    Glory, glory, Man United,
    Glory, glory, Man United.
    Glory, glory, Man United,
    And the Reds go marching on, on, on!

  • Day3

    Rae goes to see a United game

    September 12, 2015 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    At 3 am, I woke coughing foul material from my lungs. This continued for a few hours and by morning, suitably trashed I decided that today would be a good day to start taking the antibiotics I had brought with me. Rae phoned Colin to ask about arrangements for later in the day. He had offered to take Rae to a Man utd game, then we'd all go for dinner. Booked a place for 930pm. Huh? We dipped out of that one. A chest infection on top of jet lag and I knew I wouldn't cope with that. Pity we'd upset their plans though. We went up to have breakfast with Olga. She struggled to make her way around the kitchen cooking bacon in a tiny frying pan in about 6 shifts, then an egg for Rae, while I successfully turned the bread into barely edible crisps through warming them 3 or 4 times in the toaster.

    With breakfast over, Rae and I headed off for the shops to pick up some supplies of our own. Had our first proper coffee in Darby's cafe in Urmston, then looked for extra medication in Boots and groceries in Sainsburys. Rae was on a time limit, and we didn't have a lot to get, but in an unfamiliar supermarket in a foreign country, hurrying to select what I wanted wasn't easy.

    Back home Rae had time for a short rest before Colin picked him up. I spent the afternoon in bed coughing then went up to have dinner with Olga in her room. Rae eventually arrived back full of the game. Utd had won 😊. It was nice for him to spend some time with his brother at something they both loved.

    In bed by 930 and another early morning coughing session, dozing in and out of sleep for several hours.
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