Article: “Family Affair”

Lorraine Berry ambersands creative amber sands Guardian blog Manchester City Football

For Americans, attempting to understand the passions involved in the rivalry between Manchester City FC and Manchester United FC can be difficult. Perhaps the closest professional rivalry in American sports is between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. As anyone knows, you cannot be fans of both; sides must be chosen.

In this article, one of the several that Lorraine wrote for Manchester City Football Club, after being chosen in a worldwide search for fan bloggers, Lorraine reported on the rivalry that went on in her father's childhood house. The story put a humorous spin on an intrafamily rivalry that painted one side of her family sky blue, while the other side remained inexplicably, and shame-faced red.

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