Despite difficulties, United are not in danger of falling away

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How long before Liverpool overtake Manchester United?

Date: 9th January 2014 at 6:31pm
Written by Thomas Hallett

There’s a strong case to be made that Manchester United will never go away. Despite the club’s current plight across domestic competition, the financial structure and off-field operations simply make it near impossible for the club to fall away into relative obscurity in the manner other big-name English clubs have done in the past. This country is obsessed with shifts in power, and largely those discussions are off the back of a half-season’s work. Sometimes, we jump the gun well before a campaign gets underway. Was there an immediate sense after Liverpool won their last league title in 1990 that it would take the club over two decades and counting before they would lift the title again? No, because generally we don’t think like that, especially when it comes to club’s of that stature. Liverpool’s lasting struggle to recapture – or capture – the Premier League title is based on a number of mistakes from within over the years and the growing might of others. Even ... Read More

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