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City and United fans heading to first ever Manchester derby FA Cup final told to take different routes and use different service stations

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Manchester City and Manchester United fans heading to London for the FA Cup final are being advised to take different motorway routes and use specific allocated service stations.

The rivals are facing off in a major final for the first time at Wembley next Saturday, June 3. Each club has sold out its allocation of 30,500 tickets for the historic clash.

Those heading to the capital have been hit with huge travel headaches after both the train driver's union Aslef and the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers union (RMT) announced strike action in their ongoing disputes.

It means there will be no direct trains between Manchester and London on Saturday. READ MORE: Join the FREE Manchester Evening News WhatsApp community Both clubs have laid on extra coaches as have the FA who have secured 120 coaches, 60 for each club, to try and help 'compensate' for the loss of train services.

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