Manchester Derby Related Content
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... Read the rest of the article »
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
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... Read the rest of the article »
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... Read the rest of the article »
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... Read the rest of the article »
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.
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... Read the rest of the article »
Community Shield participants Manchester United and Manchester City naturally form some of the greatest rivalry matches in England.
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... Read the rest of the article »
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!
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... Read the rest of the article »
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.
As 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... Read the rest of the article »
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... Read the rest of the article »