Piers Morgan and Gary Neville Bet £5,000 on Result of Manchester United-Arsenal

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVNovember 10, 2013

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 24:  Gary Neville during an England training session at Etihad Stadium on May 24, 2012 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
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They are two of the more prominent fans of the respective clubs on Twitter, and on Sunday morning Piers Morgan and Gary Neville turned that rivalry into a £5,000 bet for charity.

When Neville—a former Manchester United stalwart, now a coach with England and pundit for Sky Sports—expressed his belief that David Moyes' side would beat Arsenal at Old Trafford on Sunday, television host Morgan (a staunch Arsenal fan) stepped up and asked the former right-back to put his money where his mouth is.

Neville agreed—but amended the stakes, splitting the pot between Great Ormond Street and Poppy Appeal, a nod to the fact the Premier League encounter falls on Remembrance Day.

Will Neville be proven right in his assertion, or will Morgan be the one laughing come the final whistle?


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