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Manchester United Vs. Liverpool Voted The Biggest Rivalry In British Football

Manchester United Vs. Liverpool Voted The Biggest Rivalry In British Football

Manchester United vs. Liverpool has been voted the biggest rivalry in British football.

SPORTbible ran a poll on Twitter that asked users to pick from four of the greatest rivalries in Britain; Celtic vs. Rangers, Manchester United vs. Liverpool, Newcastle United vs. Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur vs. Arsenal.

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After 41,126 users participated, Manchester United vs. Liverpool came out on top with 47 per cent of the votes, beating The Old Firm derby.

Tottenham vs. Arsenal came in third with 12 per cent of the votes while Newcastle vs. Sunderland recorded just seven per cent of the votes.

The famous fixture has witnessed some of the most iconic moments in Premier League history.

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From Steven Gerrard kissing the camera after scoring at Old Trafford, Fernando Torres destroying Nemanja Vidic to Diego Forlan's match-winning brace at Anfield and Gary Neville passionately celebrating in front of the away supporters, among many, many others.

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Image: PA
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Image: PA

On Sunday, United and Liverpool renew hostilities as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's red-hot team host Jurgen Klopp's charges.

And ahead of the league meeting, Paul Scholes believes United and Liverpool is the 'biggest rivalry in English football'.

"I think it's the biggest rivalry in English football," he said.

"In a few years, if Man City carry on the way they are going, that [rivalry] might overtake it a little bit.

"You'd expect two Manchester teams to have the biggest rivalry, but I don't think it is, I think it's the Liverpool-Man Utd thing, especially with Liverpool trying to get to United's record of league titles. We don't want them to do that.

"United vs Liverpool is a big, big game and Liverpool are going really well, so are United."

Is United vs. Liverpool the biggest game in English football? Let us know what you think.

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Football, Manchester United, Premier League, Jurgen Klopp, Fernando Torres, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Steven Gerrard, Gary Neville

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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