Manchester United fans fire cheeky warning at Liverpool with '19 times' banner inside Anfield

16 May 2011 04:55
ShareBack in 1994, shortly after Sir Alex Ferguson claimed his first title as Manchester United boss, a banner was unfurled at Anfield, home of their great rivals, reminding the team from Old Trafford that Liverpool were still Kings of England in terms of top flight success.

'Come back when you've won 18,' it said, in reference to Liverpool's number of titles. Well in the years since, United have capitalised on a dismal period on Merseyside and on Saturday claimed their 19th. So, they went back to Anfield.

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Not content with knocking Liverpool off their perch, a small group of United fans braved the atmosphere of Anfield to rub their rivals' noses in it a little bit more and unveil an antagonising banner inside the ground before the game against Tottenham.

'MUFC 19 TIMES,' it said, hung from the Anfield Road end. Rather than stay and wait for the vitriolic response, the fans responsible made a quick getaway in cars waiting for them outside, but not before other members of the group had taken important photo evidence.

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How Liverpool will respond is unsure, but the fans will no doubt hope, with Kenny Dalglish's resurgent side on the up again, that they can quickly wrestle back their top spot in English football.

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Source: Daily_Mail