Manchester City F.C. Win EPL but Manchester United Still the Bigger Club

United fans may be glum looking at Manchester City fans celebrate their second EPL title in three years. They can take solace from the fact that their club is still one of the biggest names in the world of football despite their sorry showing this year.

updated: May 12, 2014 23:48 IST
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Manchester: Manchester City has deposed its neighbor as Premier League champions for the second time in three years, but is not close to usurping United's global supremacy - both as a football club and as a brand. For many people, the word "Manchester" still equates simply with "United."

Even Premier League officials marked the end of the season by assuring United's American owners of the team's enduring power.

"They are the world's largest football club in my view with huge resources, with huge determination and a fantastic fan base," league chief executive Richard Scudamore told Sky Sports television. "Of course their time will come again."

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