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Articles from September 26, 2017

ANALYSIS KEY ISSUES FOR BLUES Simon Bajkowski
¦ 1, 1, 3, 1, 3, 4, ? SIX times City have participated in the Champions League group stages and six times they have failed to take six points from their opening two games.Pep Guardiola last season went further than his two predecessors by actually remaining...
At Chapelwood, It's about Feeling Good
PECIFICALLY designed to promote better health and wellbeing, age-exclusive development Chapelwood in Wilmslow is now complete.SThe brand new development offers a full range of social amenities as well as a gym and stretch studio, designed to benefit...
Boy, 6, Left Devastated as Thieves Take Hot Tub
A YOUNG boy who uses electric gadgets to communicate with his family has been left heartbroken - after burglars raided their home.Six-year-old George Cosby doesn't speak and has severe special needs.His family home in Burnage was filled with specialised...
Can Miki Reignite Season's Flame with Series of Standout Showings in Europe?
CAN Henrikh Mkhitaryan use Europe again to revitalise him? The United midfielder isn't having a poor season by any means - and with one goal and five assists the Armenian is contributing to the Reds' impressive start to the campaign. But the 28-year-old...
City Sweat on Mendy Injury as Guardiola May Have to Force a Solution for Euro Game
Benjamin Mendy's injury scare has served as a sharp reminder to Pep Guardiola that his squad still has one major flaw.The France left-back is facing a late fitness test ahead of tonight's Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk after limping off...
Council Chief Is Left Shocked by 'Cowardly' Attack
TRAFFORD council leader Sean Anstee has spoken of his shock at the stabbing of Dr Kurdy, describing it as a 'senseless and cowardly attack on a respected member of our community'.Coun Anstee continued: "The local community are understandably shocked...
Didsbury's New Fabulous Four
OUR grand new houses are being built on one of Didsbury's most exclusive tree-lined roads.FThe exceptional properties offer buyers a rare opportunity to invest in a home that offers contemporary family-sized space within walking distance of the village...
Fellaini out of Euro Clash after Knock at Saints
UNITED will be without the injured Marouane Fellaini for the Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow.The Belgian picked up a knock in the 1-0 victory over Southampton after a heavy challenge from Saints striker Shane Long, and was left out of the travelling...
Franchise Plan for Hale-Based Children's Club
KIDS Collective, the Hale-based specialists for wrap-around care for working parents, is franchising its business.Part of The Elmscot Group of day nurseries and nursery schools, Kids Collective provides breakfast, after-school and holiday club services...
Get One Step Closer to Mortgage Success with These 8 Credit-Raising Tips
Is your credit score high enough to get the mortgage you want? Malcolm Davidson offers his tips for reaching new heights...M.E.N.SO, YOU want to know if your credit rating is good enough for a mortgage? Well, the general rule of thumb is the higher your...
Greg Lifts His Wayto the Top of the World!
GREG Bramwell can only walk short distances and struggles to get up the stairs - but he can pull a truck with his bare hands.The warehouse worker from Rochdale was born with an hereditary spinal condition, which means his mobility is severely limited.He...
I Have No Hate, No Anger and No Ill-Feeling toward My Attacker
A TOP surgeon who treated people seriously hurt in the Manchester Arena bombing has described the moment he was stabbed in the neck in an unprovoked attack which police are treating as a hate crime.Nasser Kurdy, 58, was hit outside his mosque on the...
I Wear a Headscarf Because That Is Who I Am
"I WEAR a scarf because that's who I am and I'm proud of who I am."Those are the defiant words of schoolgirl Nimaco Hassan, a 10-year-old pupil at St Mary's Primary School in Moss Side.The youngster was joined by a group of other Year 6 children to discuss...
Kev Confirmed as One of Blue Team Leaders
KEVIN De Bruyne has revealed he is now considered one of five team 'leaders' at City - and is expected to extend a current deal which expires in 2021.The Belgium ace has been in mercurial form for the Blues this season, and had a big hand in both Raheem...
Labour Now Dreaming of Life in Number 10
NOT so long ago, all the talk was of Labour dragging both itself and Britain back to the 1980s with its fraught power struggles, conference blood-letting and internal ideological warfare.But Brighton's delegates are this week - on the surface at least...
Lancashire Spring to Add Onions to Attack
LANCASHIRE are set to sign former England Test seamer Graham Onions.But the Red Rose look increasingly likely to lose Kyle Jarvis, who has been linked with a return to Zimbabwe.Onions, who played nine Tests and four ODIs, has announced he is leaving...
Let's Stand Together for a Future Free of Hate
VIEWPOINTS Write to: Viewpoints, M.E.N, Mitchell Henry House, Hollinwood Avenue, Oldham, OL9 8EF Or email: viewpoints@men-news.co.ukALL fair-minded people in Greater Manchester will welcome the M.E.N.'s We Stand Together Campaign.We can see in many countries...
Mauling at Wolves Has Left Aces with Huge Task
BELLE Vue have a mountain to climb when they entertain Wolverhampton on Wednesday evening after slipping to a 51-38 defeat at Monmore Green - with 13 points the margin to make up.A promising start to the first half of their play-off semi-final in the...
Mayor's Vision for Free Care for LIFE
GREATER Manchester could become the first place in the country to axe social care charges, end 15-minute home visits and introduce a care tax under a radical proposal tabled by its mayor.Andy Burnham wants ministers to trial a completely new model of...
Mour's Faith in Balance Young Brings
JOSE Mourinho believes Ashley Young has given his side a new dimension after helping to set up Romelu Lukaku's winner against Southampton on Saturday.The 32-year-old made his third start at left-back in little over a week at St Mary's and swung in a...
Murder Probe as Woman Is Found Dead in Heywood
A WOMAN found dead at a house in Heywood has been named locally as Linda Parker.The grandmother-of-three's death is now subject to a murder inquiry.A 51-year-old man has been arrested and remained in custody for questioning last night.The terrace house...
New Boy Kyle Sings Praises of Lethal Kun
KYLE Walker has revealed there is another side to Sergio Aguero which surprised him when he first joined City.And as the Blues prepare to face Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League - and Aguero guns for the club's all-time goalscoring record - manager...
Night of Pure Moscow Magic for Anderson
"ANDERSON!" The Brazilian with the unmistakable dreadlocks and beaming smile was shaking in the Moscow rain as Ryan Giggs summoned him.Having only come on for Wes Brown with seconds to go in extratime of United's epic Champions League final with Chelsea,...
No More Arguments over Jose Parking Bus
THERE was an outcry last March when Jose Mourinho chose to field six defenders late on against Middlesbrough at the Riverside. United were 2-0 up against the Premier League's lowest scorers who were heading towards inevitable relegation.Bringing on defender...
Pictured: Gun Gang's £100K Raid on Bank
THIS is the terrifying moment a gun gang ambushed a security guard in a £100,000 bank raid.Three masked men pounced at a branch of Santander in Walkden, Salford, in the early hours of the morning.Footage shows how a G4S vehicle was parked in an alley...
Red Card for Student Village at Neville Uni
ANGRY Stretford residents have launched a petition against plans to build a student village for Gary Neville's new university.Trafford council's proposals - contained in the town hall's masterplan for the area - would see 1,700 new apartments built on...
Rom Agent Wants Focus on Striker, Not Fans' Chant
ROMELU Lukaku has pleaded with United fans to stop singing the controversial chant as it is taking the shine off his goals.Lukaku has enjoyed a strong start to his Old Trafford career scoring six goals in his first six league games for United but a lot...
Salford's Tonga Star Made Up with Dream Team Selection
SALFORD have been represented in the Betfred Super League Dream Team for the first time in over a decade following Ben Murdoch-Masila's inclusion in the 2017 edition.The Tonga international forward has scored 14 tries this season and has been selected...
Sheridan: Oldham Can Stay Up This Season
OUTGOING boss John Sheridan believes Oldham can stay up this season under new management.Sheridan left by mutual consent, along with his assistant Tommy Wright, following a 5-1 loss at Rotherham that leaves Oldham propping up the League One table.After...
Student Traps 'Fence' in Cark Park Then Calls 999
A professional 'fence' who was found with 10 computers stolen from schools was later caught at it again by a music student turned amateur detective.A 'substantial' amount of electrical equipment was found at Rami Abdorab's Salford home by police officers,...
Take Us to the Next Level
PEP Guardiola has told his City players they need to take their Premier League form to tblues boss demands players step up and turn league form into champions league progression city special: pages 44-47 he next level in Europe.City are flying domestically,...
Teen Gang 'Terrorising Didsbury'
A TEENAGE boy was arrested after dozens of youths gatecrashed a house party on a quiet street in leafy Didsbury.The birthday celebrations spiralled out of control when around 50 uninvited youngsters turned up to a house on Pine Road on Saturday night.Residents...
The Aims of Our #Westandtogether Campaign
1 WE want to get peace studies onto the curriculum of every primary and secondary school in Greater Manchester so every child is taught that violence is never the answer.Let's stop violence before it starts. No one is born to hate. Violence is taught....
The Fairest Cottage of Them All?
no childhood is complete without a Christmas viewing of Disney's 1937 classic cartoon Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. It's why we all occasionally sing 'hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go' and occasionally ask our mirror who's the 'fairest of them...
Time for a Clean Look
An ugly, dated or barely functioning bathroom or shower room can make home life miserable, so how can you improve yours? julia gray gives you some tips1 If the bathroom suite's fine, changing the tiles may be all that's needed to give the room a great...
TV School in Campaign to Wipe out £1.7M Debt
THE school at the heart of Educating Greater Manchester has launched a fundraising campaign in a bid to wipe £1.7m-worth of debt from its books.Bosses at Harrop Fold School in Little Hulton have been trying to claw its way out of a £3m 'toxic debt' for...
'We Want to Make Sure We Stay United'
MUSLIM youngsters who marched to honour those injured and killed in the Manchester terror attack were determined to promote peace in the wake of the bombing.Children and families from the North Manchester Jamia Mosque organised the walk to show their...
'You Don't Blame All Muslims, It's Wrong'
IT was the morning after the Manchester Arena attack when mum Abir Albasir was walking her two children to school, still oblivious to the atrocity that had unfolded the night before.So when she was confronted by a man yelling and swearing at her to 'go...
You'll Need Depp Pockets to Buy Johnny's Farm
It has been a mixed year for Pirates of the Caribbean actor Johnny Depp. On the one hand Jack Sparrow returned for his latest cutlasses and captains caper, no doubt to the actor's considerable profit. On the other hand, Depp has gone through a messy...
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