Police on red alert amid fears over Manchester derby cup clash

25 January 2010 08:56
The FA and Greater Manchester Police will meet senior officials from Manchester United and Manchester City on Monday to ensure the clubs do not stoke the flames before Wednesday's Carling Cup semi-final showdown.

Police have been planning to step up security amid fears that the spat between Carlos Tevez and Gary Neville will spill into the Old Trafford crowd.

High risk: An extra 75 police officers will be on duty for the semi-final second leg

An extra 75 officers will be on duty and spot checks will be made at pubs around the ground in what is described as the highest risk game at Old Trafford this season.

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Source: Daily_Mail