Manchester is red not blue, says Danny Welbeck

United had wrestled back the title from their cross-town rivals with four games to spare and Dutch forward Robin van Persie, one of the catalysts for this triumph, said that proves they were worthy winners.

updated: May 18, 2013 18:25 IST
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Manchester: Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck said the reception the new Premier League champions got on their open-top bus victory parade proves the city is not dominated by fans from the blue half of town.

A common misconception in footballing circles seems to be that people in Manchester support City and that it is only outsiders who cheer for United.

But that theory was blown out of the window by Monday's parade.

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