Free Football Scarves Have Been Hidden Across The City Ahead of Champions League Clash

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Hundreds Of Free Scarves Have Been Placed In The City Ahead Of Manchester City Women V Lyon This Saturday

They say that half of Manchester is Red and half is Blue...

This weekend they're hoping we're all going to be sky-coloured as we come together to support Manchester City Women in their UEFA Women’s Champions League clash against Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday.

And today more than 300 Manchester City Women scarves have been draped, hung and hidden throughout the city for a finders-keepers game. 

Scarves bearing both clubs' colours and crests have been placed in busy locations, encouraging the public to take a scarf and show their support for the Manchester City Women’s team.

City V Lyon Scarves Adorn The City Centre As The Club Drum Up Support Ahead Of The Weekend Game

In their first year in the Champions’ League, the team made history by qualifying for the semi-final, adding to their success on the pitch having won both the 2016 FA WSL and Continental Tyres Cup already this season. 

Scarves have been left in a locations including Market Street, Victoria, Picadilly, Northern Quarter and St Ann’s Square.

Fans who find the scarves are encouraged to take one, wear it with pride and share a picture on social media using #CityvLyon. 

And you don't just get a scarf.

Have You Found A City V Lyon Scarf In The City Centre

Those who find them and showcase their support will be in with the chance of winning exclusive prizes, including golden tickets to attend the weekend’s unmissable game, a meet and greet with the team, signed player shirts and match tickets. 

Prizes will be distributed at random to those using the dedicated hashtag before 5pm on Friday 

The match is at the Academy Stadium on Saturday at 2pm.

Tickets are priced at £6 adults and £4 for children (under 16). All tickets are available here, and competition T&Cs are here.

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Kirstie McCrum

Chatty horror movie buff with a love for languages and puppies. Manchester blow-in who loves the city completely.

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