A Postponed Derby

Heavy snow fall across the country threatened fixtures in January 2010, then on Tuesday 5 January, a day before it was scheduled to be played, the all-Manchester League Cup semi-final was called off.  Manchester City’s pitch was perfectly playable, however traffic chaos in Manchester was an issue. 

The Blues had been desperate for the match to be played as the mood seemed perfect for a City victory.  There was a great deal of positivity.  Similarly, at United a FA Cup defeat to Leeds had increased the pressure on the Reds.  By the time the two sides did face each other the momentum had changed. 

I was in the North Stand when this game was eventually played. Were you at the game when it took place? If you were why not leave your memory as a comment or email it to me for possible future use on this website?

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