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Arsenal vs Spurs, Liverpool vs Man United & WBA vs Swansea: Open Thread

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Before the match between Liverpool and Manchester United kicks off today at 8:30am ET (coverage to begin at 8am ET on NBC Sports Network, for viewers in the United States), the football supporters at Anfield will give an one minute applause to the great Liverpool manager Bill Shankly, who would have celebrated his 100th birthday this week.

Shankly was the Scot who changed Liverpool Football Club and turned them from a second division side into one of the most successful clubs in the history of English football. It’s therefore fitting that Liverpool plays arch-rival Manchester United today since both clubs are the two most successful in England.

History aside, the match should be riveting to watch. David Moyes has never beaten Liverpool at Anfield. Meanwhile, Liverpool have an opportunity to climb into first place in the Premier League with a win. At the same time, Manchester United have a great opportunity to show how strong they are this season even despite Wayne Rooney not being available due to injury.

At the same time that Liverpool-Man United kicks off, West Brom plays Swansea in a match that has been moved to today because of Swansea’s Europa League match this past Thursday.

Last but not least, the match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur kicks off at 11am ET today (on NBC Sports Network in the USA). The North London derby is always guaranteed entertainment and this one today will be more intriguing than ever.

Before, during or after today’s match, join the conversation in the comments section below.

Have a wonderful Sunday!


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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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