Liverpool vs Man Utd legends: Where to watch & line-ups


A team of ex-Manchester United stars will face former Liverpool players in the Legends of the North second leg.

Manchester United and Liverpool face off in the second leg of the Legends of the North charity series this weekend.

The two teams of former players met at Old Trafford in May, with the visitors getting the victory, and now it’s time for the return leg at Anfield.

The double header has been organised to raise money for charity, but as always with United vs Liverpool, there’s plenty of pride on the line.

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Ahead of the second leg, we have all the key pre-match information.

When is the game?

The match is set to take place on Saturday 24 September, with kick-off at 3pm.

Mark Gonzalez scored twice for Liverpool in the first leg. Credit: Getty.

Who’s playing?

The squads were announced earlier this week, with just 15 United players involved, including new recruits Michael Carrick and Darren Fletcher, along with the likes of Jaap Stam, Denis Irwin and Dimitar Berbatov.

United squad in full: Raimond van der Gouw, Kevin Pilkington; Clayton Blackmore, Denis Irwin, Ronny Johnsen, Jaap Stam, Antonio Valencia; Jesper Blomqvist, Michael Carrick, Darren Fletcher, Darron Gibson, Karel Poborsky, Danny Pugh; Dimitar Berbatov, Fraizer Campbell.

As for Liverpool, who are managed by Kenny Dalglish, Ian Rush and John Aldridge, their squad features Martin Skrtel, Xabi Alonso, Luis Garcia and Robbie Keane among others.

Liverpool squad in full: Jerzy Dudek, Sander Westerveld; Alvaro Arbeloa, Fabio Aurelio, Stephane Henchoz, Glen Johnson, Bjorn Kvarme, Martin Skrtel, Djimi Traore, Gregory Vignal; Xabi Alonso, Salif Diao, Luis Garcia, Mark Gonzalez, Anthony Le Tallec, Albert Riera, Momo Sissoko; Stewart Downing, Robbie Keane, Maxi Rodriguez, Florent Sinama-Pongolle, Andriy Voronin.

Michael Carrick and Darren Fletcher are set to play for United. Credit: Getty.

What was the score last time?

It means United will need to win by two goals to tie the scoreline on aggregate, and three to win outright.

Who does it raise money for?

The first leg raised over £1.3m for the Manchester United Foundation, while the proceeds from Saturday’s match will support the LFC Foundation’s community programmes.

The first leg raised over £1.3m for the Manchester United Foundation. Credit: Getty.

Is Liverpool vs Man Utd legends on TV?

The game will not be shown on terrestrial TV or regular sports channels. However, MUTV and LFCTV will show the match live, while it is also possible to stream the game via Facebook for a cost of £1.99.

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