Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and David de Gea celebrate after beating Manchester City in the English Premier League in December. Photo: Reuters Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and David de Gea celebrate after beating Manchester City in the English Premier League in December. Photo: Reuters
Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and David de Gea celebrate after beating Manchester City in the English Premier League in December. Photo: Reuters
Andy Mitten
Opinion

Opinion

On The Ball by Andy Mitten

Manchester United cutting Man City allocation rids League Cup derby of spice

  • Tickets still on sale for Old Trafford with fears that away fans could buy them like Liverpool Europa League clash in 2016
  • There should be 7,300 City fans but United have given them only 3,000 allocation for first League Cup semi since 2010

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and David de Gea celebrate after beating Manchester City in the English Premier League in December. Photo: Reuters Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and David de Gea celebrate after beating Manchester City in the English Premier League in December. Photo: Reuters
Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and David de Gea celebrate after beating Manchester City in the English Premier League in December. Photo: Reuters
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Andy Mitten

Andy Mitten

Andy Mitten is a journalist and author. He founded the best-selling United We Stand fanzine as a 15-year-old. A journalism graduate, he's interviewed over 500 famous footballers past and present. His work has taken him to over 100 countries, writing about football from Israel to Iran, Brazil to Barbados. Born and bred in Manchester, he divides his time between his city of birth and Barcelona, Spain.