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Tickets for next August's Ashes Test at Old Trafford go on sale today.
Demand is expected to be high. It is the first time the classic England vs Australia test series has called at the ground since 2005.
Fans can buy tickets from 10am today. The match, which is the third test in the series, is due to take place between August 1 and 5, 2013.
The men's Olympic football resumes at Old Trafford this afternoon. Egypt play New Zealand at 12pm, and Brazil and Belarus kick off at 3pm.
Egypt and New Zealand kick off at 12pm today, and Brazil and Belarus play at 3pm.
Nine Olympic football matches will be held at Old Trafford, including semi-finals in the mens and women's events.
532,000 people are expected to attend and the North West is expected to gain £1.2bn from these games, mainly through construction and tourism.
The Olympic games have arrived in the North West with two men's football matches being played at Old Trafford today.
The main focus will be on Team GB who take to the pitch tonight in a match against Senegal.
The first of nine Olympic football games at Old Trafford will take place today. Team GB take on Senegal in the men's football event.
It's been more than five decades since Great Britain fielded a men's team to compete in the football tournament.
Manchester United's own Ryan Giggs will captain the team.
The first of nine Olympic football games at Old Trafford will take place today. Team GB take on Senegal in the men's football event.Read the full story ›
Team GB take on Senegal at Old Trafford later.
It's the first of nine games to be held at the ground.
70,000 tickets have been sold for the game.