It promises to be an extra-special occasion to savour.

History will be made at the Etihad on Saturday afternoon as City and Manchester United kick-off the new FA Women’s Super League campaign in the first-ever professional women’s Manchester derby.

And to help mark the occasion, City TV commissioned a special poem in advance of the derby showdown.

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Skipper Steph Houghton and her City colleagues provide a passionate narrative to the stirring verse, alongside exciting footage of the squad in action.

It’s a unique and uplifting way to celebrate what promises to be a fixture like no other.

Click on the video as we prepare to witness history…

City kick-off the 2019/20 Super League campaign with a mouth-watering Manchester Derby, hosting Manchester United on Saturday 7 September at 3pm at the Etihad Stadium in the first encounter between the sides since the league was formed. Tickets are available and kids go FREE – witness history!