Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Facing Fixture Dilemma Thanks to Tottenham

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Facing Fixture Dilemma Thanks to Tottenham

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CITY face an unwanted fixture problem, thanks to Tottenham.

Mauricio Pochettino's side were hoping to start the season at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, having spent last year playing at Wembley.

But delays to the opening has meant two test events have been cancelled and games with Fulham and Liverpool have been moved back to the National Stadium because of 'issues with the critical safety systems'.

Spurs are only due to welcome City on October 28, but there are fears the ground will still not be ready.

And they won't be able to use Wembley on that date because it is hosting an NFL game.

Premier League rules do not allow teams to count three different grounds as home stadiums in the course of one season, and Twickenham has reportedly already been dismissed as an idea to host the match with City. …

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