Sorry Everton fans – Liverpool supporters reveal who their biggest rivals are

first_img1 Man United, not Everton, are Liverpool’s biggest rivals The majority of Liverpool fans overwhelmingly view Manchester United as their biggest rivals, ahead of the more historic local rivalry with Everton.Liverpool’s Merseyside neighbours originally played at Anfield and the Reds were born out of a dispute between the Toffees and the football ground’s landlord.While the rivalry with Everton dates back to 1892, Liverpool’s needle with the red half of Manchester only ramped up in the 1970s and 1980s.When United replaced Liverpool as English football’s dominant force in the 1990s, the rivalry only increased, as Everton’s trophy successes dried up, with just one FA Cup to show for their efforts since claiming the title in 1987.As a consequence, according to the results of a talkSPORT poll, 72 per cent of Liverpool fans see Man United as their biggest rivals.By comparison, 22 per cent voted for Everton as the Reds’ biggest rivals, with five per cent opting for Chelsea and one per cent for Arsenal.Who do you think are Liverpool’s biggest rivals? Comment below.last_img

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