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ManU-Man City Friendly In Beijing Called Off Due To Poor Field Conditions At Bird's Nest

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 26 / 16

Monday's Int'l Champions Cup match between Man City and ManU "has been called off because of the state of the pitch in Beijing," according to SKY SPORTS. A statement on the ManU website "confirmed what would have been the first Manchester derby" outside the U.K. had been postponed "after rain i...

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