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Old Trafford Ashes test tickets on sale today

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.

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Olympic football preparations at Old Trafford

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.

The Olympic rings in place at the Old Trafford ground Credit: ITV Granada

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.

Team GB V Senegal scarf Credit: ITV Granada
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