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Robbie and Gary reunited at match

Gary Barlow (left) and Robbie Williams (right) watch Arsenal play Manchester United
Barlow (left) and Williams (right) joked on camera ahead of Saturday's match

Pop star Robbie Williams has reunited with his old Take That colleague Gary Barlow - but only to watch football.

The former bandmates were seated near each other at the Emirates Stadium in north London to see Arsenal's clash with rivals Manchester United.

The pair chatted amiably before the game, Williams even putting an arm around Barlow during a TV interview.

"We've not spoken a word to each other yet," Williams joked. "We don't know how this is going to go."

"It could go either way, this," added Barlow, who took his two children, Daniel and Emily, to the game.


The light-hearted encounter follows the announcement this week that the reformed Take That have added extra dates to their UK stadium tour next summer.

According to a tour spokeswoman, there are no plans for Williams to make any appearances with the group he left in 1995 to launch a solo career.

Take That were in Liverpool on Thursday to perform at the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards.

The band release their latest single, Greatest Day, on 24 November.

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