A family of English newspapers conducted its annual survey of which teams are the most hated in the Premier League, and there’s a new champion.
Manchester United has dropped to second in the table to Chelsea in what the Manchester Evening News called the “League of Hate”.
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According to the MEN, 10,000 fans were quizzed on their love and hate:
A national survey asked fans of each top flight club which sides they hate, and which they love, and the west London club came out as the most disliked club overall.
United, who won the dubious accolade last year, have been revealed to be the next most reviled side.
It’s no surprise that the league’s more successful sides sit atop the table while newer PL clubs like Bournemouth and Burnley are not reviled. That said, Leicester’s dream story has them 19th. How much more success do they need to have before shooting up the hate table?
Here’s the Top Five, and all results:
2) Manchester United
4) Manchester City