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Stretford,

town (1991 pop. 47,522), Trafford metropolitan district, NW England, in the Greater Manchester metropolitan area. Contiguous with Manchester and Salford, it has a large dock area and various manufactures.

Stretford

 

a city in Great Britain, in the county of Greater Manchester. Population, 52,500 (1973). Situated between the Manchester Ship Canal and the Bridgewater Canal, Stretford produces electrical machinery, chemicals, agricultural machinery, and foodstuffs. In accordance with a plan for administrative redistricting of 1975, it now is part of Salford.

Stretford

an industrial town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop.: 42 103 (2001)
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Around 450 people are employed at the former Friends Life office in Salsbury, plus 460 in Stretford and 145 at Salford Quays.
Natwest Bank is set to close its Stretford branch in the UK on November 25 due to declining numbers of transactions being made at the branch, according to an online report.
Despite speculation about a deal being in place, Rooney and Stretford had not been invited to discuss a new long-term agreement until yesterday morning.
Uneasy peace broke out, although Fergie was incensed enough to go before the TV cameras and declare Stretford was no longer welcome at his club.
Rooney, 24, who is currently on holiday in Barbados, was signed by Stretford for Proactive in 2002 as the teenage prodigy became the hottest property in football.
Earlier, Rooney gave evidence in support of Stretford, saying that he was the man he wanted as his representative.
The dispute over contracts came about when Stretford left the company in October 2008.
Stretford, founder of Proactive, brokered multi-million-pound deals for Rooney with firms including Nike and Coca-Cola.
The court has heard that the young football prodigy, then aged 17, was signed up by Stretford in 2002 as he burst onto the football world with his home-town club Everton.
Stretford signed up Rooney in 2002 when the footballer was 17, the court has heard.
The England and Manchester United forward split from JGG when his agent, Paul Stretford, left the company and took his two star clients with him in 2008.