History behind Liverpool and Manchester United rivalry

Manchester United and Liverpool, two of the most successful teams of England's top division, will lock horns in the Premier League on Sunday.

Bitter rivals Liverpool and Manchester United face off on Sunday in the Premier League.   -  Getty images

Liverpool and Manchester United, two of the most decorated clubs in England, have endured a fierce rivalry on the football pitch. However, the rivalry didn't just start with football after the cities battled for economic superiority in the 19th century. Take a look at the story behind the progression of the rivalry over the years.

 

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