Manchester is a large city in the north of England. It is an important center for business, culture, media and sport and the Greater Manchester area is home to over two million people.
The city played a vital role in the Industrial Revolution and went on to become the world's most important textile-producing center in the 19th century. Manchester became synonomous with unbridled capitalizm. After the demise of heavy industry and decline, the city underwent extensive regeneration and is now a vibrant economic center. Two of the world's most famous soccer clubs, Manchester United and Manchester City are based in the city. In May 2017, Manchester was truck by a suicide bomb attack that killed 22 people at a pop concert. Here you can find an automatic compilation of DW content on Manchester.
Two seasons ago, Wolfsburg beat Manchester United and Real Madrid in the Champions League, but now the Wolves are in another battle to preserve their Bundesliga status. With two games remaining, the club is in turmoil.
Wolfsburg's women can continue to dream of a second treble after a first-leg semifinal win over Chelsea put them in pole position to reach the final. The other semifinal, Manchester City vs. Lyon, finished goalless.
Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino scored the goals as Jürgen Klopp got the better of Pep Guardiola again to guide Liverpool into the last four. Guardiola was sent off at half time after remonstrating with the officials.
Liverpool blew away Manchester City to plant one foot in the Champions League semifinals. Mohamed Salah, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Sadio Mane scored in a 3-0 win that had Jürgen Klopp’s fingerprints all over it.
Bayern Munich may be the only German side left in the Champions League but that isn't where German interest ends. The country's exports are all over the last eight, but nowhere more so than Liverpool vs. Manchester City.
Gonzalo Higuain scored one and made another in a three minute spell that turned the tie on its head and dumped Spurs out of the Champions League. Manchester City will join Juventus in the last eight despite a rare loss.