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This Manchester shop is trying to ruin Christmas for everybody

Down with this sort of thing.

We'll have a Blue Christmas with this new endeavour.
We'll have a Blue Christmas with this new endeavour.
Image: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

SANTA IS RED.

Santa has almost always been red and don’t let your friend who once watched one episode of QI and now believes that he’s only red because of a soft drinks company tell you otherwise.

And though Santa is red he has, as far as we’re aware, no allegiances when it comes to Premier League football.

However, according to the Manchester Evening News, that hasn’t stopped an Asda shop close to Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium introducing a Santa suit made of both red and blue material in a bid to keep rival United and City supporters happy when they meet jolly old Saint Nick.

Stop that. Stop that now.

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