Manchester City - Sunderland called off due to unsafe conditions
Manchester City's clash with Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium has been called off due to weather conditions.
Local police confirmed the news an hour before kick-off with strong winds deemed to make the game unplayable and "unsafe" for matchday staff and fans
City captain Vincent Kompany added on Twitter: "Game's called off! Make sure you get yourselves home and be safe, weather is terrible!"
An official statement from City read: "Manchester City can confirm that this evening's fixture versus Sunderland has been postponed due to exceptional and escalating weather conditions.
"The safety of those in around and travelling to the stadium complex cannot be guaranteed. This decision has been made by the Safety Officer and Greater Manchester Police.
"Both managers and the match officials understand and support this decision."
Weather conditions has also forced the Premier League clash between Stoke City and Swansea City to be pushed back to an 20.00GMT kick-off following a pitch inspection.
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