National Football Museum to reopen in 2012

Manchester's National Football Museum will open early next year, relocating from Preston to the Urbis Building in Cathedral Gardens.

Conference facilities will cater for up to 500 for a reception and 250 for a sit-down event.  

The museum, spread across three floors, is home to a collection housing more than 140,000 objects, works of art and photographs about football. Items include a shirt from the world's first-ever international match played in 1872 and the 1966 World Cup Final ball.  

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