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Local rugby league rivals Salford Red Devils and Swinton will play a friendly in January, with all the proceeds going to the family of Alan Henning.
The Salford taxi driver was murdered by Islamic State at the start of October after being captured in Syria where he was delivering aid.
Swinton and Salford will play a friendly in January with every penny raised go to ALAN HENNING'S children . Venue and date to be confirmed
All money made from the game will be donated to the Alan Henning Fund, which was set up by his family following his death.
Salford owner Marwan Koukash said: “We all have been deeply touched by the sad loss of Alan and I feel it is a fitting tribute to the wonderful work he carried out that the two rugby Clubs of Salford have combined to provide support for Alan’s family.
"From personal experience as a refugee myself, I have been the recipient of the humanitarian efforts of such wonderful people as Alan and I really do hope that this game can be a way in which the sporting teams of the City can show their gratitude and support for Alan and his family."
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Non-league football team Salford City are set to be bought by five of Manchester United's most famous sons.
Messrs Giggs, Scholes, Butt, Neville and Neville have played in some of the world's grandest stadiums in their illustrious careers, but their prospective new club operates on a different level:
- Founded in 1940 as Salford
- Play at Moor Lane - capacity 1,400
- Currently 11th in the Evo-Stick Northern Premier League Division One North - the eight tier of English football
- Nicknamed the Ammies
- No professional players
- Play in orange
Gary Neville said on Twitter that he and his fellow investors had no plans to change the name, ground or management of Salford City FC, which he and four former Manchester United team-mates have agreed to buy.
Delighted to be part of @salfordcityfc in the future! For clarity - No name change/ no ground change and management and committee as before!
There had earlier been rumours in some media that Paul Scholes would be appointed as the club's manager.
Former Manchester United midfielders Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt have teamed up with three former team-mates in a bid to buy Salford City FC, who currently play in the eighth tier of English football.
Scholes said: "We know it will be tough but we will be committed to this from the start and have some very exciting plans going forward."
Butt added: "Moor Lane's sporting heritage dates back 320 years, the oldest of it's type in the Manchester area and this should be safeguarded so it becomes a lasting legacy for future generations."
Gary and Phil Neville said they were "excited" about a deal to buy Northern Premier League side Salford City.
Former England right-back Gary said: "I had my first trial for Manchester United in Salford at age 11 and I will never forget how important that was to me.
"Salford City FC to me represents those early years, the commitment, hunger, enthusiasm, desire and spirit of football and I am very excited about this venture."
Younger brother Phil added: "It is important to safeguard the hard work that is done in the lower leagues and it is going to be exciting to be able to feed our experience into the young players."