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Your pictures: Manchester trashed

Rubbish in Manchester city centre

A huge clean-up is underway after football fans poured into Manchester for the Uefa cup final. Calvin Evans: "I arrived in the city to find rubbish everywhere and shop windows smashed."

Litter in Manchester city centre

The morning after. Manchester city centre before the clean-up got underway. Photo: Ben Schmidt

Manchester's picadilly gardens littered with rubbish

Manchester's Piccadilly Gardens was almost deserted as the rubbish trucks moved in and the big clean-up started. Photo: David Partridge

Litter truck in Manchester city centre

Tom Wright: "The buzz around town has gone and all that is left is a mess."

Two boys sitting on a bench surrounded by rubbish.

More than 100 tonnes of rubbish - mainly empty alcohol containers - had been cleared by 10 am. Photo: Ben Schmidt

Rangers fans on a bench surrounded by rubbish.

Manchester council leader Sir Richard Leese said the game saw one of the biggest movements of people for such an event. Photo: Tom Wright

Coach surrounded by litter on the pavement

Fans head home leaving a trail of litter behind them. Photo: Ben Schmidt

Rangers fan asleep on a bench

The excitement of the game was too much for one Rangers fan. Photo: Craig Dean

People walk to work through the layers of rubbish

Ben Schmidt: "It's going to take a powerful rain storm to get the layer of sticky filth off the streets!" Send your pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. Terms & conditions on the right of this page.



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