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Bristol City’s match against Manchester United to be broadcast on national television

The match will be played at Ashton Gate on December 20th. Credit: ITV West Country

Bristol City’s Carabao Cup quarter-final tie with Manchester United will be shown live on national television.

Sky Sports will broadcast the match which will be played at Ashton Gate on Wednesday, December 20th (8pm kick-off).

City have already beaten Plymouth Argyle, Watford, Stoke City and Crystal Palace en route to the last eight.

The club says it will confirm its plans for ticket sales and pricing next week.

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Bristol City to face Manchester United in Carabao Cup quarter-final

City are the only team from outside the Premier League who are still in the competition. Credit: ITV West Country

Bristol City have been drawn at home against Manchester United in the quarter finals of the Carabao Cup.

City are the only team from outside the Premier League who are still in the competition and will now face the Red Devils at Ashton Gate.

The West Country side booked their place in the quarter finals with a 4-1 win over Crystal Palace in the round of 16.

The draw for the quarter finals was delayed by more than an hour following technical problems.

City fan and comedian Mark Watson has made an unusual pledge if the Robins win the cup.

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From Wembley to Tetbury: David Beckham spotted in the West Country

Sally Cosham says she was in a cafe when someone came in and said Beckham was across the road. Credit: Sally Cosham

Global superstar David Beckham has been spotted in Gloucestershire.

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid footballer was in Tetbury this morning.

Sally Cosham says she was in a cafe when someone came in and said Beckham was across the road.

She decided to investigate and ended up meeting the former England captain as he left an antiques shop on Long Street.

He was really nice, his friend offered to take the photo.

– Sally Cosham

Plymouth Argyle 'Show Racism The Red Card'

Students will put questions about racism to players from Argyle’s first team. Credit: ITV West Country

A project where professional footballers help promote racial understanding is being launched in Plymouth.

‘Show Racism The Red Card’ is being supported by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Plymouth Argyle Football Club will host students from the city as they take part in workshops exploring stereotypes and hate crime.

The students can then put questions about racism and ethnicity to players from Argyle’s first team.

Liam Noble leaves Forest Green Rovers

Noble celebrated promotion into League Two after FGR won the playoffs. Credit: PA

Forest Green Rovers have confirmed Liam Noble has left the club with immediate effect.

Noble joined Rovers in June last year and captained the club to promotion into League Two.

He has asked to leave the club to be closer to his family in the North East of England.

Forest Green manager Mark Cooper says the club understands Noble's decision.

His efforts and hard work on the pitch are recognised and appreciated by both the club and the fans. We wish him the best of luck.

– Mark Cooper

Thank you to the chairman and manager for supporting me through this difficult decision. The fans have made my time at the club special – thanks to them.

– Liam Noble
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