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Uefa looks at moving Man Utd kick-off

2 Mar

Wayne Rooney scores as Jordan Henderson looks on

Wayne Rooney (right) scored the winner the last time the two teams met in January

Uefa is evaluating Trafford Council’s request to move the kick-off time of Manchester United’s Europa League last-16 second-leg tie against Liverpool at Old Trafford on Thursday, 17 March.

The game is due to start at 18:00 GMT but the council has concerns about an early kick-off on St Patrick’s Day and wants a 20:00 GMT start.

United also reportedly favour moving the kick-off.

Uefa has received a letter from the council as it looks into the issue.

The first leg at Anfield is on Thursday, 10 March, at 20:05 GMT.

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