With the start of the football season what better place to catch some Premier League action then Manchester. In Manchester, football is so popular that it is a way of life. The city boasts over 900 teams and 74 leagues, ensuring a high percentage of football fanatics.
The city has two of the top teams in the country to go along with a rich football history. The Manchester United Football Club (MUFC) is based out of the Old Trafford Stadium while their rivals the Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) is based out of the Etihad Stadium.
Being a major part of the city’s culture it is hard not to visit a football attraction, such as the newly opened National Football Museum when traveling to Manchester. Also worth a visit is the Etihad Stadium home of the MCFC team, which requires a small entry fee for a guided tour.
While visiting the National Football Museum, you will encounter a vibrant history of the sport and will be able to see memorabilia from the 19th century on until today. Manchester played host to the Olympic Football Tournament.
If you are planning to visit the city for a game there are plenty of hotels to be found in the city centre as well as within close distance to Old Trafford Stadium with public transport options to the stadium within easy walking distance.
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