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Man City vs Man United: Top five Manchester Derby battles on Sep 22, 2013

As Manchester City welcome arch rivals Manchester United to the Etihad Stadium, here is a look at the top five battles between the opposing players that could decide the outcome of the Manchester derby.

Sergio Aguero vs Rio Ferdinand

The Argentine has so far, been a joy to watch this season. Despite being more of a number 10 player, Aguero has performed admirably as a secondary striker where his tenacity and supreme skill level becomes a nuisance for the best defenders out there.

Indeed, Rio Ferdinand will have his work cut out for him. Over the years, the England international has lost much of his pace which means that the former Leeds United man should look to use his experience as his prime weapon when he takes on Messi Junior’s godfather.

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Watch Manchester United vs Manchester City live as it closes EPL Week 32 on April 8

Manchester United vs Manchester City ends three-day action of English Premier League football; count on ESPN networks to broadcast it live on Monday, April 8, 2013

Watch all the stars, from Wayne Rooney, to David Silva and Yaya Toure on April 8: it's the Manchester Derby - Manchester United vs Manchester City live at Old Trafford in the EPL.Miami Beach, Florida (April 4, 2013) – As always, LiveSoccerTV.com (@LiveSoccerTV) has it all packed when it comes to data of live stream and TV schedules for English Premier League fixtures. This weekend, our coverage is even bigger with four matches highlighting Matchday 32.

West Bromwich Albion vs Arsenal, Liverpool vs West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur vs Everton and Chelsea vs Sunderland are all worth watching live this weekend as the battle for a fourth-place finish incessantly heats up. The month of April is when each game looks like a final as Champions League tickets contenders wait to pounce on the mistakes of their adversaries.

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In the aftermath of City’s Manchester derby win - where will the EPL title go?

Saturday May 5 2012,
Tags: Manchester United, Roberto Mancini
Mind games, physical battles, tactical choices and concentration – the English Premier League title race between Manchester United and Manchester City has gone to the final two matches.
Monday’s Manchester derby did not decide the winner of the league. The outcome of the match put the Citizens and the Red Devils on equal terms ahead of the next 180 minutes of football.

The top two zone is tight; City and United both have 83 points. In terms of goal difference and head-to-head, the advantage is clearly Manchester City’s. However, those remarkable stats could come to nothing if Roberto Mancini loses control right at the end of the road.

“It's important we play a good game against Newcastle [on Sunday] because [Manchester United] play an easy game against Swansea. For now we are top of the league but United have a light advantage,” coach Mancini stated this week according to ESPN Soccernet.
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Who will come out victorious of today's Manchester Derby?

Monday April 30 2012,
Tags: Manchester United, Manchester City
Can Manchester City take over first place once again after a recent slip-up?
After finding themselves five points clear of Manchester United at one point, Manchester City now sit three points back, with the opportunity of taking over first place tonight.

As the two Manchester rivals take the field at the Etihad Stadium, Roberto Mancini knows that he must win if he wants to raise the title at the end of the season.

A victory for City will put them even on points but due to the goal difference and head to head being in City's favor, they would claim first place. Tonights match is one of the most anticipated matches in the Barclays Premier League for the last weeks. We should all be in for a fantastic match of football, and with the offensive fire power that both teams possess, some great goals also.
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“Biggest Manchester derby” a potential EPL title decider – live on SuperSport

Thursday April 26 2012,
Tags: SuperSport
According to Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United’s hop across town to play bitter rivals Manchester City on Monday, will be the “biggest Manchester derby” in the club’s history as it could decide the destination of the 2011/12 Premier League title.

The Manchester City vs Manchester United match covered by SuperSport.As recent as three weeks back, the door to the title seemed firmly shut in the face of City as United enjoyed an eight point lead at the summit of English football.

Recent results, however, including the dramatic 4-all draw against Everton have re-opened the door for City. The match is exclusively live on SuperSport and in High Definition.

Former United midfield hard men, Roy Keane will be in studio for the one-hour build up to the match which will be preceded by a season-so-far review of both clubs on Monday Night Football.

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Manchester Derby In Video Highlights: Last 5 Matches Of The Community Shield Contenders

Sunday August 7 2011,
Tags: FA Cup, English Premier League
Community Shield participants Manchester United and Manchester City naturally form some of the greatest rivalry matches in England.

Manchester United and Manchester City play against each other in the 2011 FA Community Shield.The 2 clubs meet this weekend, in a clash that will have a great effect on both teams’ current status. As the contest usually rewards winners with a considerable boost of confidence ahead of the ensuing season, it will be important for each giant to get the upper hand over the other.

United and City have met 159 times at competitive level, and unsurprisingly, it is the Red Devils who have the edge. Having 66 wins and 50 draws thus far, there is no doubt that the defending English Premier League champions are in a comfortable position to sustain their sovereignty over their city rivals.

Their last 5 matches against the Citizens summed up pretty well the history behind the Manchester derby, with United triumphing thrice, drawing once and losing once. Below, we take a look at video highlights and brief recaps of games between the 2 sides in all competitions since January 2010.

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Manchester United Vs Manchester City: A Blockbuster In The Making

Manchester United are ready to host Manchester City at Old Trafford in what could be the biggest fixture of the Premier League calendar. Live Soccer TV takes you through the history of this Manchester rivalry!

Manchester United vs Manchester City: Don't miss it on Saturday. Can Tevez offer pride to Man City?The History Behind The Historical Manchester Derby

The whole drama began on November 12th of 1881 when Newton Heath (later to become Manchester United) visited West Gorton (later to become Manchester City). Newton Heath won the game 3-0, but there wasn't anything special in this fixture because both were just part of a bunch of clubs in Manchester.

However, as the years progressed, both clubs grew in stature and were recognized as two of the best in Manchester. The Manchester Cup was more of a two- horse affair as either Newton Heath or Ardwick (City) who would win it every year.

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Manchester City vs Manchester United: A Brief Look At The Manchester Derby

It's been said that although Manchester United may be the most popular team in the world, they're not the most popular team in Manchester. That distinction, so the saying goes, belongs to United's local rivals, Manchester City.

Manchester DerbyAs City supporters are quick to point out, United doesn't even play in Manchester, their home being located in the borough of Trafford.

There can be no doubt, however, that when Manchester football is mentioned it is the team in red that most people think of.

The rivalry between Manchester United and Manchester City goes back a long way, almost as far back as the beginning of football in England. And the two clubs have been contesting a local derby, on and off, for nearly 130 years!

Read on for a brief history of the rivalry between the two big Manchester football clubs.

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Manchester Derby - English Premier League

Thursday April 15 2010,
Tags: Setanta Sports Canada, Premier League
Top six clubs all in live action over three days on Setanta Canada.

TORONTO (April 15, 2010) – A crucial Manchester Derby is the feature match of the weekend as Manchester City host Manchester United Saturday, April 17 at 7:45 a.m. ET/ 4:45 a.m. PT live on Setanta Sports.

A match with implications at the other end of the table follows Saturday’s Manchester Derby as Fulham host relegation-threatened Wolverhampton at 9:30 a.m. ET/ 6:30 a.m. PT.

The attention switches back to the top of the table for the final live match on Setanta Saturday as Tottenham host table-leading Chelsea at 12:30 p.m. ET/ 9:30 a.m. PT.

The live action on Setanta continues Sunday, April 18 at 8:30 a.m. ET/ 5:30 a.m. PT when another club on the relegation bubble Wigan host Arsenal.

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