Man Utd top 'League of Giving'

Hillingdon Times: Manchester United have topped a 'League of Giving' for football fans Manchester United have topped a 'League of Giving' for football fans

Manchester United have topped a "League of Giving" for football fans.

United supporters, who endured narrowly losing the Premier League title to arch rivals Manchester City at the end of last season, trumped their rivals in a nationwide poll commissioned by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), which promotes charitable giving.

The poll of more than 1,000 fans of Premier League clubs saw Arsenal at number 18 ahead of Swansea and Stoke, while north London rival Spurs landed in third spot.

Researchers asked fans of all 20 teams how much they give to charity in a month.

Overall, fans gave an average of £15 a month. But Manchester United fans topped the table, giving £30.03 a month to charity, above the £27.78 donated each month by Manchester City supporters.

Richard Harrison, CAF director of research, said: "The fact that football fans give £15 a month to good causes is excellent news for charity.

"While all the pre-season talk has been about huge transfer fees and mammoth wages, it's great to know that fans care about good causes as well as the action on the pitch."

More national news stories


Post a comment

Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms. Do not post anything that is false, abusive or malicious. If you wish to complain, please use the ‘report this post’ link.


About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree