What is Manchester to you?

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  1. vonkeynotvenky

    vonkeynotvenky

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    Born in Saint Marys hospital is as Manc as it gets and that's what I am, Mancunian English and lastly British.
     
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  2. Tanzeylee

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    That's fair enough didn't know that about its postcode, it's the same with Langley M postcode, 0161 phones but council tax to Rochdale tho it used to be to Manchester
     
  3. peoffrey

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    I'm from a family of Cardiff fans yet am a Seasoncard holder at City. I went to my first big match at Maine Road to accompany a friend and became hooked. We beat Blackpool 3-0 in August 1998.

    Do I hate the English? No. I live here, have English friends, support an English club and have dated English girls. Would I like to be in Wales again one day? Yes. I'd also like a nice soft Welsh accent purring in my ear from a saucy lady. If anything, I pity those who feel unable to be proud of their country. Mancunian friends I do have tend to have more interest in their Irish or Scottish origin than being English.

    You'll get Welsh Liverpool fans easy. There's a connection with Ian Rush alongside loads of Scousers living around Wrexham and beyond. They've migrated out.
     
  4. The Blue

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    I class myself primarily as Salfordian, but i live 4 miles away from Manchester City centre and identify with the culture and the city itself just as much.
     
  5. St Marys

    You decide
     
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  6. Manc in London

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    Irlam, Cadishead etc., have a Manchester postcode but they are in Salford. That's a fact.

    I guess you also think Old Trafford is in Manchester.
     
  7. excellent point.......A Manchester post code does not mean you are in Manchester
     
  8. Manc in London

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    I have always thought this postal district nonesense of 'M postal district = Manchester' started with United fans. Of course, the main United supporting areas around Greater Manchester (including Salford) have M postal districts but are not in the City of Manchester, while a large proportion of the City fanbase is in the south and east (I.e. SK postal districts).
     
  9. Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

    Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

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    Lower Crumpsall and "Lower' Blackey. Yer can't get more Manc than that! Boggart Hole Clough and the River Irk! I've been a Littleborovian by residence since 77!
     
  10. dunjamon

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    Born in St Mary's, spent most of youth on Hattersley (outside of Manchester) but now in Ancoats so Manc
     

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