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<b>Friday 16 May:</b> Rangers banned from UEFA? Uni lowers the tone and Chorlton road sign confusion

Published on May 16th 2008.

MP GRAHAM STRINGER has called for Rangers to be banned from European football next year following the behaviour of rioters in Manchester this week. Stringer, MP for Blackley said that Uefa are to look at whether Rangers will be allowed to compete next year. Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said he intends to review public drinking laws as a result of the chaos in Manchester.

MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY may lower its entry requirements in order to give students from poorer families a fairer chance. Vice-chancellor Alan Gilbert told the BBC: “We aim to be an inclusive institution and need to adopt more systematic measures to enable identification and selection of the best possible students from all educational backgrounds.” The review is at an early stage and will look at a a wide range of subjects.

A SOUTH MANCHESTER road sign has left drivers in a muddle. On one side of Stratton Road in Chorlton, the speed limit is 30mph and on the other, it is 20mph. A spokesperson for Manchester City Council said: “We are aware that a mistake has been made in the mounting of the signs and it will be rectified.”

SIR ALEX FERGUSON has promised fans a game to remember when the Reds meet Chelsea in Moscow next Wednesday. He told MUTV: “I think it will be a British affair, but it will be different from the FA Cup final. We will be fresher, and with that being the case I expect a better performance from us.”

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JinkiesMay 16th 2008.

He has been strangely quiet today. Maybe he accidentally followed the crowd by to Glasgow?

mark mMay 16th 2008.

can't wait for Cllr Pat to start ranting. Bandwagons are his speciality

GrahamMay 16th 2008.

I think you'll find that it's common council policy for its departments to be travelling at different speeds.

JinkiesMay 16th 2008.

Yawn, yes Graham, let's ban a football team and over 200`000 people for the behaviour of around 200, genius. Not bandwagon jumping at all there are you, much. Certainly not clawing for votes. I can't wait to see Brown ban public drinking, do we need really need any more reasons to get shot of labour?

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