Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 1/10/13
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One of the biggest games of the year comes to FOX Soccer on Sunday as Manchester United plays host to Liverpool (live, Sunday, FOX Soccer, 8 a.m. ET). It's a game rich in history and animosity, and will showcase two of the most potent strikers in the game: Manchester United's Robin van Persie and Liverpool's Luis Suarez. At one time, this game was the derby match in English football, an angry clash between the land's two most successful clubs. So intense is the rivalry between the teams that Sir Alex Ferguson's mandate upon taking the reins at Old Trafford 27 years ago was to snap Liverpool's record of First Division and Premier League titles. Ferguson finally accomplished that goal two seasons ago, and in truth, the teams have been heading in opposite directions for some time. United have dominated the league since the 90s and show no signs of relinquishing their grip on the sport any time soon. In contrast, Liverpool haven't won a league title since 1990 and have seen most of th...
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