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Lancashire County Cricket Club’s (LCCC) ground will now be known as the Emirates Old Trafford after the airline signed a ten-year deal to become the official stadium naming rights partner.

Manchester’s city centre hotels hit 100 per cent occupancy on the day of the Manchester United and Liverpool Football Club match at Old Trafford in February.

Manchester's hotels enjoyed their busiest October since 2003 this year, according to new figures.

Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) is free to continue with its plans to redevelop the ground to modern test match standards.

The company responsible for the turf at Old Trafford has been sold to a listed Irish firm.

Manchester United has launched a range of casual clothing which will be sold exclusively at its Old Trafford Megastore.

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