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3G or not 3G – How an artificial pitch nearly killed Durham City (part one)

3G or not 3G – How an artificial pitch nearly killed Durham City (part one)

When speaking to someone from south of York, the answer to their second question after telling someone you hail from Durham is usually “about fifteen miles south of Newcastle”.  However, whilst making the usual introductions one does at university, one knowledgeable chap’s second question was 

United in the City

United in the City

Durham may not have a great deal in common with Manchester, but as of 2018 they have had football clubs by the name of City and United. Durham City can trace their roots back over a century, where as Durham United only began life as