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Netball stars want glory for Manchester

Manchester Thunder say they would dedicate the Netball Super League title to the victims of the Manchester terror attacks.

The Final Four - which sees the semi-finals and final played in Birmingham this weekend - was due to be staged in Manchester prior to the attack.

Thunder coach Karen Greig has been speaking to Granada sports correspondent, Chris Hall.

Manchester Thunder hope to smash British attendance record

Manchester Thunder netball team hope to enter the record books on Saturday night. They face Hertfordshire Mavericks in the Super League semi-finals at Manchester Arena and aim to set a British attendance record for a domestic game. It currently stands at just over 6,000.

Corrie stars prepare for netball soap showdown

The cast of Coronation street are preparing to take on soap rivals Emmerdale in the ITV Text Santa Charity netball match.

They've been training with the Manchester thunder team ahead of the game on the 22nd November which will raise cash for 6 different charities.

Hayley Tamaddon who plays Andrea Beckett is taking on the position of goal attack.


Liverpool hoping to stage netball world cup

Liverpool City Council is backing England Netball's bid Credit: PA

English Netball has put in a bid for the 2019 Netball World Cup to be held in Liverpool.

At the heart of the bid is the ACC Liverpool complex. Matches would be played at the Echo Arena, with the Exhibition Centre used as a training venue.

Launching the bid, England Netball Chairman Cheryl Danson OBE said: “Liverpool is an iconic city immersed in sport and, with its global reputation and warm welcome, would be the perfect host to showcase the Netball World Cup 2019 to the world. " A final decision will be made in March 2015.