Tag Archives: Manchester United

Updated for 24-25 Season: How to Buy Tickets for Manchester United

December 2, 2023

Buying Premier League tickets is hard. Buying tickets for the big clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea, and Liverpool is even harder. Groundhopper Guides explains the best options for getting tickets to a Manchester United game. Even though Old Trafford holds more than 70,000 people, United sells out every game. So how can a regular person,…

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Reader Report: Andrew at Man United

July 27, 2022

Groundhopper Soccer Guides exists entirely to help people not just go see soccer games in person, but navigate all the vagaries of buying tickets, making plans, getting to the stadium, and having the smoothest experience possible. Andrew, a Man United fan whom we helped get to Old Trafford, shares his experience. (Note: While we do…

Groundhopping at Old Trafford and Selhurst Park

March 26, 2022

The Smiths traveled from Atlanta, GA to England in March 2022. They saw two Premier League games while enjoying Groundhopper Guides’ tickets and hospitality -- the 500 Club at Old Trafford, and our longside seats at Selhurst Park. They offered to summarize their experience for our Reader Reports series. Here is what they wrote to…

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Getting to Know the Manchester Derby

March 5, 2021

The Manchester Derby, Man City vs Man United, has become one of the most high-profile derbies in English football. But it hasn’t always been that way, and as great as Manchester City are these days, it’s only recently that they established any kind of parity with Manchester United. Meanwhile, the red half of Manchester doesn’t…

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Liverpool vs Manchester United: The Biggest Rivalry in English Football

January 14, 2021

All the great English football rivalries contain some combination of proximity, a history that goes beyond football, and a shared level of success. That all comes together like nowhere else in the North West Derby, Manchester United vs Liverpool. Since we here at Groundhopper Guides love to explore and explain the world of English football,…

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Different Worlds: Seeing a Game at Manchester United

October 6, 2019

Sitting up high on the Stretford End at Old Trafford feels like being in the middle of several worlds at once. In my immediate surroundings, my village if you will, are others like me, folks who bought a hospitality package because it was the only reliable way in, or maybe because we wanted a warm,…

Tour Old Trafford Stadium at Manchester United

April 25, 2019

Taking the stadium tour of Old Trafford at Manchester United really brings home the fact that, in England, there is no stadium and no club like the one in the red half of Manchester. Any Liverpool and Manchester City fan reading this is no doubt howling, but as a neutral, I have to point out…

This Shop in Manchester is Football Shirt Heaven

February 8, 2019

If old football shirts happen to be your thing, then no place can compare with the Classic Football Shirts Manchester shop. There are many ways to be into football. You can play it, watch it on TV, support your club in person, write about it, read about it, obsess over transfer rumors, learn songs, or…

English Soccer Tour: Sunderland’s Big Night at Old Trafford

September 7, 2018

In this post from 2014, I describe one of the most dramatic nights I've ever had in sport, the second leg of a League Cup semifinal between Sunderland and Manchester United at Old Trafford. Writer's Note: I just want to say a giant thanks to the thousands of Sunderland fans who've read this post, the…

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Reader Report: David and Maryann See Manchester United at Southampton

November 12, 2017

I love helping people plan their English soccer adventures. Even when I don't actually sell them Premier League tickets, I sometimes just consult with them about which game to check out and how to go about it. In David's case, he is a Man U fan, and his wife Maryann wanted a little comfort with…

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