Manchester City Council

Council leader and GM Mayor welcome MCFC and MUFC £1 million donation

A joint statement from Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council and Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham.

Sir Richard and Andy have together welcomed the joint donation of £1 million by Manchester City FC and Manchester United FC to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund for people affected by the Manchester Arena attack.

They said: "This is a wonderful act of generosity and speaks directly to the mood of our city and all its people. It shows how in our darkest hour people are coming together and that Manchester is a city of true solidarity – truly a City United."

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