League leaders Man City travel to Old Trafford to play their more illustrious neighbours in what has been termed as the biggest derby games between the two in the recent past. Will the champions end the City rampage or will the Blues make a statement of intent by winning on enemy territory? TheHardTackle gives the preview for the big game.

The season begins with a bang at Wembley in the Community Shield match between Manchester rivals, City and United. Expect no love lost in the charity game as both teams wll be eager to gain one over the other. THT previews the high profile curtain raiser.