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Old Trafford and The Manchester United Museum and stadium tour
Old Trafford (Manchester)
Member Name: Emrahsenel
Old Trafford (Manchester)
Date: 12/03/01, updated on 12/03/01 (223 review reads)
Advantages: everything is perfect, food facilities, very clean
I visited Old Trafford last week when I have been to Manchester. I firstly visited the Museum, which is located in the stadium. It is just beside the Manchester supporters' famous café. When you first get in the museum (it is not big at all), you see the model of the stadium. In the next room, you'll see all the cups Manchester won. Especially last premiership cup was very elegant. Also there is a room in the museum, which you can see the 80-90 year old shoes, which were used by famous players decades ago. Also you can watch the old matches. The thing I liked most in the museum was a device, which you can be commentator and tell the match. Firstly the real commentator shows you how to tell the match and gives you the player numbers and names. Afterwards you are telling match, and device is recording your voice with microphone. It is so funny to hear your own voice when watching match. In the other floor, there are signed pictures, uniforms and balls from famous players such as George Best, Cantona. In the same floor, there are computers, which you can see all the results from the matches Manchester has played by now. You can see some goals and get info about all the players. Also there is game, which asks you question about Manchester U.
And finally there stadium tour is starting. The stuff, which introducing the stadium was very nice and funny guy. We visited everywhere in the stadium. Firstly we went and saw the field, the stuff explained everything about the stadium. Stadium was perfect. I have seen San Siro before and although Old Trafford has no that ambiance, it is a very nice stadium. As a matter of fact, in order to talk about Old Trafford, I should watch a match in there. Stadium was extremely clean and there was everything you may need. Food facilities were very good. Field was good but not perfect. Facilities for disabled people were perfect. There were special rooms you can watch your match by drinking your wine. They were ext
remely expensive. I also went to changing room. Now I know which player is sitting where in the changing room. I saw where players meet and have their meal. There was also special room for children of the players. Beside that place, there is another place where payers meet before match. There is a board there and you can find the names of the successful players. They had divided the names by nationality.
I went to the entrance or exit, where players go through and enter the field. It was a nice feeling. Because the stuff switched on the cassette and when we were entering the field through there, cassette was saying all the names of the players and we were hearing the voice of the supporters. The stadium does not look very big from outside. Front of the stadium is very nice. It is covered by glass and looks like shopping centre more than a stadium. There is a very big shop, which sells all Manchester products. Stadium also has a very big parking place. That's all I can remember. I liked this stadium a lot. At least you go and watch a match there.
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