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Dan Walker | 16:55 UK time, Thursday, 15 December 2011

We are trying something new on Football Focus this Saturday - a live audience for the very first time. We've been thinking about doing this for a while and the BBC's Celebrate Sport initiative has given us the perfect platform.

 Dan and the Focus team recreate the Smiths' iconic image outside Salford Lads' Club

We'll be live from the iconic Salford Lads' Club on Saturday, a venue steeped in sporting and musical history. It was opened by Robert Baden Powell in 1904, featured in a couple of Smiths videos (Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before and There is a Light That Never Goes Out), while its famous members include Albert Finney, Allan Clarke (lead singer of the Hollies) and Manchester United's Eddie Colman, who died in the Munich disaster.

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