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ICC Manchester Derby In Beijing Could Be Canceled Due To Bad Weather

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 22 / 16

ManU’s showcase friendly against Man City in Beijing next Monday "is under threat of being cancelled due to torrential rain in the Chinese capital," according to Mark Ogden of the London INDEPENDENT. The Manchester neighbors "are due to play in front of a sell-out 91,000 crowd at the Bird&rsqu...

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