Football is one of the most followed sports around the world, helping connect people from all over the globe for the love of this beautiful game. In England, the origin of football can be traced back in 1863 when association football and rugby football decided to separate forming the first football governing body, which was named Football Association (FA).
Liverpool Football Club
Liverpool Football Club (FC) is a professional football club based in the city of Liverpool, England. The club was founded in 1892 and joined the FA a year later. The club has used Anfield as its home ground since its formation and is one of the elite clubs in England and Europe having won the European Cup (UEFA Champions League) a record six times more than any other club in England.
Manchester United Football Club
Manchester United FC changed its name from Newton Heath LYR F.C in 1902, which was the clubs original name during formation in 1878. Manchester United boasts of being the club in the English premiership with the most premiership titles. This may be attributed to the quality and talented players who have passed through the club. The club moved to its current stadium, “Old Trafford” in 1910, and the stadium has been iconic in shaping English football.
Manchester City Football Club
Manchester City was founded as St. Mark’s (West Gorton) in 1880, in 1889 the club renamed to Ardwick Association Football Club and finally to Manchester City in 1894. The team plays its home matches at the City of Manchester stadium, having moved from Maine Road in 2003, which was their home ground for 80 years. The team got promoted back to the premier league in 2000, and since then, the team has made tremendous progress.
These three clubs have so much history and rivalries, which makes it even more exciting, especially when they play the actual game.