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United refuse City film makers dressing room access for derby - report

United refuse City film makers dressing room access for derby - report
From ESPN - December 7, 2017

Manchester City have been refused access to film in the away dressing room at Old Trafford during this weekend's Manchester derby, BBC Sport reports.

The fixture will see Premier League leaders City visit their closest rivals in a crucial match, but they have seen a request to film footage for their Amazon Prime documentary turned down.

City recently signed up to produce a behind-the-scenes series which will be aired next year. It will launch on the on-demand video service next year in more than 200 countries and territories after City agreed what is reported to be a lucrative deal with Amazon.

It is reported the decision was made in light of the number of requests already in place, including 23 TV rights holders.

Meanwhile, Bernardo Silva claims City will redouble efforts to beat United after losing their unbeaten record. City were beaten for the first time since April as they went down 2-1 to Shakhtar Donetsk in freezing Kharkiv in the Champions League on Wednesday.

It was City's first loss in 29 games stretching back to last season's FA Cup semifinals and ended their club record 20-game winning streak in all competitions. Silva, who was brought into the side as manager Pep Guardiola made seven changes, said: "When you lose a game, [in] the next game you have to give even more than you usually give to come back from that situation.

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