Manchester United Leading the Way on Facebook

Manchester United are the runaway leaders in the Premier League Facebook Likes League with nearly 2.5 times as many fans as second place Arsenal.

As of this morning when I checked, Manchester United a massive 17,011,559 Likes on Facebook, compared to Arsenal’s 6,879,861, who are narrowly ahead of Liverpool and Chelsea respectively.

Manchester City are some way behind the top 4 with their 850,785 strong support, and Tottenham Hotspur with 729,154.

Newly-promoted side Queens Park Rangers, along with Bolton Wanderers are behind the times; without an official Facebook Fan Page.

Otherwise it is Wigan Athletic who prop up the table, with just 3,000 Fans.

Arsenal however lead the way on Twitter, with 764,251 Followers; twice as many as second place Liverpool (369,967). However, Manchester United do not have an official Twitter page.

The full table created this morning is here:

Team Facebook Fans Twitter Followers
Manchester United 17,011,559 n/a
Arsenal 6,879,861 764,251
Liverpool 6,495,766 369,967
Chelsea 6,481,726 281,065
Manchester City 850,785 73,284
Tottenham Hotspur 729,154 69,933
Aston Villa 210,628 20,236
Newcastle United 176,039 21,462
Everton 166,144 17,751
Fulham 39,090 16,528
Stoke City 30,933 10,094
Sunderland 26,843 16,768
Wolverhampton Wanderers 21,026 12,542
Blackburn Rovers 18,928 n/a
Swansea City 17,167 n/a
West Bromwich Albion 8,990 1,429
Norwich City 6,971 11,898
Wigan Athletic 3,000 4,604
Queens Park Rangers n/a 7,711
Bolton Wanderers n/a 5,897