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Manchester City mocked by some Manchester United fans for decision to omit Salford and FC United from Non-League Day programme

Manchester City have received stick from fans for omitting Salford City and FC United of Manchester when promoting Non-League Day this weekend.

Salford and FC United have close ties with the Citizens’ rivals Manchester United and were missing from the fixture list the Premier League champions tweeted.

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City encouraged fans to attend a non-league game this weekend as it is the international break, tweeting: “Our pick of tomorrow’s local #NonLeagueDay2018 fixtures! Get down and support your local team!”

But not even Non-League Day could allow City to put their rivalry with United to one side!

Salford are part-owned by five members of the famous Class of ’92 – with Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Phil Neville and Gary Neville each having a 10 per cent stake.

They are currently top of the National League despite only managing a 2-2 draw at home to Braintree on Saturday.

Neville had his say on the matter

FC United were formed in 2005 as part of a protest against Malcolm Glazer’s ownership of Manchester United.

Salford responded to the Citizens’ post, adding their name to the list, while tweeting: “Thanks Man City. Kick-Off against Braintree is 15:00! Adults £10, Concessions £5, 5 and Under Free.”

Gary Neville saw the funny side of it, replying to his club’s tweet with a laughing face emoji.

Below you can see more stick City received for their Salford and FC United snubs.

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