Are Man United fans deluded?

Are Man United fans deluded?

MANCHESTER UNITED fans overestimate their side more than any other supporters in the Premier League. That is according to a new study based on fan predictions throughout the early weeks of the new season. Data from over 65,000 fans who use the app show the Red Devils coming in worst off, ahead of Liverpool and Burnley.

What are United fans called?

Premier League Team Nicknames

Team Nickname
Liverpool The Reds
Manchester City The Citizens, City, The Sky Blues
Manchester United The Red Devils
Newcastle United The Magpies, Geordies

What do Man Utd fans call Man City fans?

While City fans often refer to United supporters as ‘Rags’, ‘Plastics’ or ‘Glory Supporters’, as well as calling their ground, Old Trafford, ‘The Swamp’, United fans reciprocate often by calling City’s stadium, the Etihad Stadium, ‘The Emptyhad,’ or by labelling City fans ‘Berties’.

Are Liverpool fans deluded?

For years Liverpool fans were known as the deluded ones – ‘next year’s our year’ a phrase that was used by one or two Kopites but now one that rival fans have taken ownership of and use to mock the Reds and their followers. However, Liverpool are the Premier League champions now. Over 66,000 fans have taken part.

Who are Manchester United main rivals?

It’s the first time since both sides have been battling it out at the top of the league in over a decade. Despite this, Liverpool versus Manchester United is widely thought to be one of the biggest and most famous rivalries in football history. Read on here to find out why.

Why are United fans called Rags?

The most commonly used name by City fans to describe their cross-city rivals is the term “Rags”, this is due to a period after World War II where United were given use of City’s Maine Road stadium after Old Trafford had been bombed by the Luftwaffe.

Why do Manchester United have a devil?

English rugby club Salford had toured France in the 1930s wearing red shirts and became known as “The Red Devils”. Busby liked the sound of it, thinking a devil was more intimidating to opponents than angelic babes – and also had to reflect the fact the side would now feature more experienced players.

Which club has the highest fans in England?

When it comes to popularity in the UK, no EPL team is more famous than Liverpool. The Reds are the favorite club for 46% of football fans in England, Wales and Scotland. Manchester United are second while Arsenal are third. Around the world, Liverpool rank third in terms of popularity.

Who has the most deluded football fans?

Over 66,000 fans have taken part. And the results make for very interesting reading. Liverpool are SECOND in the table, with rivals Manchester United judged as the most delusional.