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Extra police for Manchester derby

24 Jan 2010 12:49:53

Extra police for Manchester derby

Police are planning to step up security amid fears trouble could erupt at the forthcoming derby match between Manchester United and Manchester City.The teams are due to meet on Wednesday for the semi-final second leg of the Carling Cup at Old Trafford. An extra 75 officers will be on duty and spot checks will be made at pubs near the ground. Police made 18 arrests at last week's match and expect to make more after viewing video cameras. Ian Hopkins, Assistant Chief Constable of Greater Man.... read more


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