The top 10 'Influential' Manchester United Twitter accounts

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We look at ten Twitter accounts which ought to be followed by Manchester United fans…

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@ManUnitedMyLife 74,969 followers

Tweets that provide news and updates during any live game.

@RioFerdy5 4,816,596 followers

The centre-half does have the odd interesting thing to say, sometimes they even end up in the papers, so Rio’s account is always worth keeping an eye on.

@Red_Rants 7,419 followers

Transfer rumours, opinion pieces and some news, it is a blog that is worth monitoring for all the talk about Manchester United.

@R_O_M 43,165 followers

A man called Scott behind the Republik Of Mancunia offering detailed insight into news at the club along with others. It has been going since 2006.

@WayneRooney 7,321,700 followers

It’s always worth hearing from Rooney, he’s had a few things to say on the bigger issues in football, and has put his side of the story across on there a couple of times when he’s had to.

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@stretford_end 35,277 followers

Previews, reviews and the major talking points are usually covered by this site, and the style of it can sometimes be tongue-in-cheek.

@fizzer18 750,115 followers

Even if there is the odd mention about his taste in music, it’s always worth keeping an eye on what a former player, now coach with the first team at Old Trafford, has to say.

@GNev2 1,527,346 followers

You might recognise this fella… and he’s not just ‘influential’ on the Manchester United front. His analysis ever since joining Sky Sports, and especially for his work on Monday Night Football, has meant the former United right-back has swiftly become a must follow for everyone, regardless of their club allegiances.

@ManUnitedYouth 51,070 followers

A lot of Tweeting about Manchester United from Nick, a lot about youth football as well sport in general.

@RedMancunian 98,598 followers

News about the first team, reserves, the youth team. As well as a podcast along with a forum and a ticket exchange. There are also a fair amount of views on there as well, and it’s worth a look.

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