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Man United to run football schools in tsunami-hit Japan

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English Premier League titans Manchester United are to run football schools for youngsters living in the tsunami-hit northeast of Japan, a club sponsor said Thursday. 

(From left) Former Manchester United forward Andy Cole, Japanese food company Kagome president Hidenori Nishi and Manchester United Asia Pacific Director Jamie Reigle pose for a photograph at a press conference in Tokyo on March 7, 2013. English Premier League titans Manchester United are to run football schools for youngsters living in the tsunami-hit northeast of Japan.

The club, who were this week knocked out of the Champion's League after a controversial refereeing decision, will offer places for nearly 100 youngsters over five days starting from March 26, Japanese sponsor Kagome said.

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