What's the ratio of City to Utd in Manchester now?

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  1. Mad Eyed Screamer

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    My 7 year old grandson is one of them in the town :)
    Was at his school sports day a few weeks back and a good number of kids in City shirts.
    There was one race where a blue came first and a lad in a Liverpool kit came second. Me and my daughter had a chuckle over that one.
     
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    Everyone's individual experience is down a bit to chance, but the fact was in 2001, after a census of season-ticket holders with which each club co-operated it was 8 / 7 Utd to City.

    Now it must be significantly 2:1 or 3:1 City in terms of match-going fans. It just has to be after a decade of City dominance.

    Amongst school kids, it's overwhelming. Total reversal.

    The next tasks, are to overtake them financially, because after we do that, it will be difficult for them to come back. We need to set this in concrete.

    This is why I am disappointed that we haven't expanded the North Stand. We need to get the infrastructure in place, and drive those nails in.
     
  3. Mad Eyed Screamer

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    Not true. 10 years ago I was a die hard Chelsea fan.....
     
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  4. Marvin

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    Not forever. City have areas too, and crucially amongst the young we're killing them.
     
  5. Mad Eyed Screamer

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    I remember the census being done and also recall how the reds - well aware of the need to be seen as still a local club - gave hand picked details of a small amount of season ticket holders and then used those figures as an average figure for all of their season ticket holders. Unsurprisingly the majority of those hand picked had local addresses.
     
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  7. wolfie1988

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    70-30 United. Gonna be tough to grab some of these young lads with our ticket prices and the fact their dad's are 90's kids and avid pub going reds
     
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    Risley is crawling with both Red teams for sure.
     
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    I’m Heywood, to be fair it seems to be a 50:50 split between shirts spotted. I don’t go drinking in Heywood, but we’ve got a supporters club and I see a city shirt at least once a day
     
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    Weird thing is, I was brought up in Whalley Range (before it was posh) then moved to Handforth, this was about 78/79 when I was 11, school was either Blue or Dipper which was odd, Rags were rare. Guess the glory hunter Mancs went Dipper in those days.
     
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