Merseyside and Manchester derbies expected to go ahead despite adverse weather

Sunday's Manchester and Merseyside derbies are expected to go ahead amid snowy conditions and adverse weather across the whole of Britain, according to a report.

Sunday's Manchester and Merseyside derbies are expected to go ahead amid snowy conditions across Britain, according to a report.

An Amber weather warning has been issued across large parts of the country, with multiple inches of snow and high winds of 80mph in some areas.

The adverse conditions have left fans worrying about whether the crucial Premier League games at Anfield and Old Trafford would be going ahead.

The Daily Mail, has, however reported that the Amber warning for Greater Manchester has been downgraded to Yellow, suggesting acceptable conditions for the clash between Manchester United and Manchester City.

Meanwhile, snow has fallen on Merseyside overnight but, according to the report, not enough to see the game between Liverpool and Everton called off.

On Saturday, Bury against AFC Wimbledon was postponed as a result of snow while Accrington Stanley against Swindon Town was called off because of a frozen pitch.

New Everton boss Sam Allardyce is presented to the crowd ahead of the match with Huddersfield Town on December 2, 2017
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