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United and City run risk of victory parade calendar clash

Manchester United have decided to hold a victory parade celebrating their 20th League trophy on the same day as arch-rivals Manchester City may hold theirs.

Manchester United Robin Van Persie celebrates the clubs 20th league title Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

The chosen date of May 3 is just two days after City face Wigan in the FA Cup final at Wembley.

The same Monday is the natural choice for their victory parade if they win, raising the possibility of rival celebrations and a Manchester city centre painted red and blue.