Liverpool FC have today announced their very first official international ambassador, Michael Owen. The striker played in Liverpool's first team for eight years after coming up through the academy, winning the FA Cup, the League Cup, the UEFA Cup (beating Alaves in the final) and the UEFA Super Cup.
Ahead of Manchester City's Champions League game against PSG, Mike Sumerbee was interviewed by BT Sport and claimed that all of England would be supporting them tonight, even United fans.
"Typical Man City fan, that, bringing Manchester United in to it," Rio Ferdinand said in the studio. The expression on his face said it all when Gary Lineker questioned whether he would be supporting City tonight.
Juan Mata has reflected on Manchester United's 1-0 win over Manchester City at the Etihad on Sunday.
These three points are very important for all of us. The Manchester derby is one of the games shown in red in our calendar, and when you win at your rival's stadium it leaves a very good taste, but especially for the millions of fans that Manchester United has all over the world.
The odds are against Manchester United progressing to the next round of the Europa League, after losing 2-0 to Liverpool at Anfield. Ahead of the second leg tonight, United know that if Liverpool score just one goal at Old Trafford, we will need to score four to knock them out.
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Vincent Kompany went down with a calf injury five minutes in to Manchester City's game against Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday night. This is his fourth calf injury of the season, and his 14th since joining the blues since 2008.
The City captain, who improves the defence of his team considerably, has recently returned from an injury which kept him out from Boxing Day until the middle of February.
Following Manchester United's 1-0 win against Liverpool at Anfield, Louis van Gaal has revealed he asked Wayne Rooney to score ahead of kick-off. Rooney had only scored one goal away against Liverpool before today, and that was 11 years ago. United have now won all the games they've played against Liverpool with Van Gaal, taking the record to four games in a row, which is the best since 2008.
The only thing funnier than Chelsea paying Manchester United £12 million for John Obi Mikel, despite the midfielder never playing a single game for them, is the fact Mikel is due to have his testimonial at Stamford Bridge next summer.
Mikel would have won five league titles had he stayed at United, but instead he claimed he was forced in to signing the contract, and joined Chelsea instead.
Yaya Toure has spoken about how he hopes that Manchester City can one day be like Manchester United. Having been accused for just joining City for the money, Toure insists that his feelings for the club are stronger than that. He has seemingly forgiven them for not allowing him time off to see his dying brother, as he claimed last year.
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Following Manchester United's 3-1 win over Liverpool, manager Louis van Gaal was asked about the opposition. Van Gaal has played against our rivals three times now in the league, winning every one. The first was a 3-0 win at Old Trafford, the second was a 2-1 win at Anfield, following by the result today.
The first international break of the season often offers a largely unwelcome interruption to the long awaited return of the domestic football season, but on this occasion, it offered Manchester United plenty in the way of positives.
The Reds last tasted action on 30th August as Louis van Gaal's men suffered their first defeat of the season to Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium.
Juan Mata has reflected on the special win against Liverpool on Saturday, after he assisted Daley Blind's opening goal in a 3-1 win.
As you know, a win against Liverpool is always special. It was a good game, we tried to take the initiative from the beginning and, although we didn't create good chances in the first 45 minutes, we played almost all the time in Liverpool's half of the pitch.
The season before last, Ryan Giggs was appointed a coach, as well as still being a player. In all competitions, he played in over 20 games. The following season he retired and Louis van Gaal made him his number two.
Steven Gerrard wishes that Brendan Rodgers had offered him the same role at Liverpool.