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  2. Manchester - Wikipedia

    Manchester (/ ˈ m æ n tʃ ɪ s t ər,-tʃ ɛ s-/) is a city in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 547,627 in 2018. It is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east and the neighbouring city of Salford to the west. The two cities and the surrounding towns form a large continuous conurbation.

  3. List of football clubs in Greater Manchester - Wikipedia

    This is a list of football teams based in Greater Manchester sorted by which league they play in as of the 2020–21 season.The leagues are listed in order of their level in the English football league system, and the English women's football league system.

  4. Nottingham - Wikipedia

    Nottingham (/ ˈ n ɒ t ɪ ŋ ə m / NOT-ing-əm, locally / ˈ n ɒ t n ʊ m /) is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, East Midlands, England.It is located 110 miles (180 km) north-west of London, 30 miles (48 km) south-east of Sheffield and 45 miles (72 km) north-east of Birmingham.

  5. Anglican Diocese of Manchester - Wikipedia

    After passage of the Bishopric of Manchester Act 1847, the Diocese of Manchester was founded on 1 September 1847, having previously been part of the Diocese of Chester. The diocese was founded in accordance with the Third Report of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners , appointed to consider the state of the Established Church in England and Wales ...

  6. Manchester Arena bombing - Wikipedia

    According to Manchester police, the explosive device used by Abedi was the design of a skilled bomb-maker and had a back-up means of detonation. Police also said Salman Abedi "bought most of the Manchester bomb components himself" and that he was alone during much of the time before carrying out the Manchester bombing.

  7. Old Trafford - Wikipedia

    Old Trafford (/ ˈ t r æ f ər d /) is a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United.With a capacity of 74,140 seats, it is the largest club football stadium (and second-largest football stadium overall after Wembley Stadium) in the United Kingdom, and the eleventh-largest in Europe.

  8. Manchester Grammar School - Wikipedia

    The Manchester Grammar School (MGS) in Manchester, England, is the largest independent day school for boys in the United Kingdom. Founded in 1515 as a free grammar school next to Manchester Parish Church , [3] [4] it moved in 1931 to its present site at Rusholme .

  9. Manchester Martyrs - Wikipedia

    The "Manchester Martyrs" (Irish: Mairtirígh Mhanchain) is a term used by Irish nationalists to refer to three men—William Philip Allen, Michael Larkin, and Michael O'Brien—who were executed following their conviction of murder in 1867 after an attack on a police van in Manchester, England, in which a police officer was accidentally shot dead, an incident that was known at the time as the ...