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Manchester derby: History, when, where and how to watch

07 Aug | news | BY George Fotev | MIN READ TIME |
Manchester derby: History, when, where and how to watch

The Manchester derby between Manchester City and Manchester United is one of the most famous local rivalries in not just English football, but also the world game.

The Manchester derby between Manchester City and Manchester United is one of the most famous local rivalries in not just English football, but also the world game.

Manchester United largely dominated the duel until recent years when Manchester City have taken control, propelled by their greater investment and, in contrast to previous spells during their rivalry, stability in the dugout.

The Citizens got the better of their rivals in the recent FA Cup final and the Red Devils will be looking for revenge in their two Premier League meetings in the upcoming season.

What: Manchester United v Manchester City
Where: Old Trafford
When (next match): 15:00, Saturday 28th October
How to watch (next match): TBC
Odds (next match): TBC

When is the Manchester derby?

The Manchester derby takes place twice a season in the Premier League, with one game played at the Etihad with Manchester City the hosts, and one at Old Trafford, with Manchester United taking on the role.

The first meeting of the new season sees Erik Ten Hag’s side welcome Pep Guardiola’s men to Old Trafford on 28th October.

Following that the Citizens play host on 2nd March in what could be a crucial clash in the title race and battle for Europe.

Who has made the most appearances in the Manchester derby?

The player to have made the most appearances in Manchester derbies is Ryan Giggs.

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