UK snow: Aintree & Chepstow racing on though Scottish football affected

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Louise Lear explains a intensity impact of Sunday’s foresee snow

Saturday’s racing during Aintree, Wolverhampton, Sandown and Chepstow is on notwithstanding continue warnings for sleet and ice opposite vast tools of a UK.

Conditions are approaching to palliate by Saturday, with a heavier sleet foresee overnight into Sunday.

Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Falkirk in a Scottish Championship was deferred since of sleet and Peterhead v Clyde in League Two is also off.

In rugby union, Edinburgh v London Irish has been changed to Murrayfield.

The European Challenge Cup compare was due to be played during Myreside, though switched to Scotland’s inhabitant stadium, that has undersoil heating.

In England, Bury v AFC Wimbledon in League One is deferred and Woking’s compare during Gateshead in a National League is off since a representation is frozen.

Is Manchester derby during risk?

BBC Sport’s Simon Stone

Manchester United horde Manchester City in a Premier League on Sunday during 16:30 GMT.

It is satisfactory to assume no problems are approaching with a Old Trafford representation or a track itself.

However, if a surrounding areas turn dangerous it would be a matter for a internal council, a military and United’s Stadium Advisory Group to make a decision.

They would take into comment highway and rail networks for palliate of removing to and from a game, and accessibility of pavements in a areas surrounding a track and either they poise a risk to safety.


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