Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Show Their Pride on a Special Weekend

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Show Their Pride on a Special Weekend

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MANCHESTER Pride's The Big Weekend is one the biggest cultural events in the region - and City once again linked up with LGBT supporters' club Canal Street Blues to mark the occasion this year.

It was a wonderful weekend of celebration, kicked off on Friday when Manchester Councillor Carl Austin Behan joined representatives of Canal Street Blues, Manchester City Football Club, Manchester City Supporters' Club, Football vs Homophobia, Manchester Pride and Village Manchester FC to raise the rainbow flag at the Etihad Stadium.

On Saturday, Canal Street Blues were joined by Moonchester and Moonbeam - and the Capital One Cup - on an open-top bus, leading a group of other LGBT football fan groups through the streets of Manchester in the annual Manchester Pride Parade.

And, finally, on Sunday, during City's 3-1 win over West Ham, Canal Street Blues welcomed fans from the Pride Of Irons, West Ham United's official LGBT+ Supporters' Group, to the game. …

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