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Manchester Derby Day Tops Them All

Manchester Derby Day Tops Them All


Celtic v Rangers, Liverpool v Everton, Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United, no thank you. The Manchester Derby tops them all.

It has been said that the best atmosphere any football derby can generate is either at Celtic Park or Ibrox when the auld enemy collide, however I beg to differ.

Come 1:30pm on Sunday 5 May 2008 around 76,000 fans will be crammed into Old Trafford to watch a game of pure brilliance and quality. Millions around the world will be glued to their television sets to witness some of the best players in the world perform their trade like no other. Therefore I ask the question, where else in the UK can you see anything that remotely comes close?

In an attempt to get the adrenaline pumping Vital Manchester City has found the following video clip. The date, 9 November 2002, the last Maine Road derby. Score, City 3-1 Rags.

Have a close look and see how many faces you recognise.







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Writer:Tudor
Date:Wednesday May 6 2009
Time: 2:41PM

Comments

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I still say that the Rags equaliser, was a foul by Horseface on weikens.
Buzz Lightyear
06/05/2009 14:52:00
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I still say that the Rags equaliser, was a foul by Horseface on weikens.
Buzz Lightyear
06/05/2009 14:52:00
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on derby day the scores were level, then the goat was fed by neville, silly boy should know for sure, feed the goat and he will score!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
MCFC_Goatboy
06/05/2009 14:56:00
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on derby day the scores were level, then the goat was fed by neville, silly boy should know for sure, feed the goat and he will score!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
MCFC_Goatboy
06/05/2009 14:56:00
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...when is the next derby...? I wish it was a year ago - on last night's display by the dark side I don't think we've got a prayer!
mcfc2112
06/05/2009 14:59:00
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...when is the next derby...? I wish it was a year ago - on last night's display by the dark side I don't think we've got a prayer!
mcfc2112
06/05/2009 14:59:00
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Point taken - magnificent turnout for two top Premier League teams. Interested however to know what percentage of that crowd actually comes from Manchester as opposed to say a Glasgow or Sheffield derby? Just a thought.
Worth
06/05/2009 15:52:00
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Point taken - magnificent turnout for two top Premier League teams. Interested however to know what percentage of that crowd actually comes from Manchester as opposed to say a Glasgow or Sheffield derby? Just a thought.
Worth
06/05/2009 15:52:00
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Probably not a lot Worth, say 99% United fans and 1% City.
Tudor
06/05/2009 16:09:00
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Probably not a lot Worth, say 99% United fans and 1% City.
Tudor
06/05/2009 16:09:00
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