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Estimated 650 Million Watched Manchester Derby

Video: An estimated worldwide TV audience of 650 million viewers watched Manchester City beat United 1-0 at the Etihad Stadium. CNN's Amanda Davies reports.






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Date:Tuesday May 1 2012

Time: 9:53PM

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So that's 650million that saw taggart losing the plot enough to throw a hissy-fit.
fifthcolumnblue
I could be wrong but I think 650 million TV viewers is a new Premier League record. Does anyone know anything different?
Tudor
Surely the rags get more than 650m viewers for their Carling cup matches Tudor?
fifthcolumnblue
Its a shame 650 million people tuned in to watch a poor game and only 1 team go for the result Man Utd were about as attacking as blackburn ;) Good luck lads hope you take the Title...if Man Utd play like that again its bloody Guaranteed :)
only 1 spurs
Well done and all, but it was a crap game to be honest from a neutrals' point of view. Sky were hyping it up (as usual) but it was dire. There's a billion people in the third world living (and dying) on a dollar a day, so I think that in the grand scheme of things most people didn't really give that much of a ***** about it. I'm glad for City fans though. It was great to see that lowlife Rooney with a face like a bulldog chewing a wasp at the end, the filthy toad that he is.
Henry Baker Brown
Most watched match in U.S. cable history apparently. 1.03million average, previous best was only 610,000 in comparison!
StuMCFC
I see a sinking ship in the harbour...played out in front of a tenth of the world's population!!!
Johnny Baguette
1.03 million viewers for a Monday afternoon game in the US? That is spectacular.
PhillyBlueMoon
Henry Baker Brown. As much as I agree with your sentiments, there's other forums for discussing the woes of the world. Admittedly we were far from our best but it's hard against spoiling tactics.
RobsonGreensleeves
PS, filthy toad, I like that!
RobsonGreensleeves
 

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