Fascinating view/insight on hate vs dislike vs just plain competitive in relation to United. Here's a lead in from the article:
You should attract admiration not hatred for setting records. But people will always want to take top teams down a peg or two
Hate is a strong word to use about sport, and though there was nothing particularly remarkable about Phil Jones's recent assertion that Manchester United are spurred on by the number of people willing them to fail, it is worth considering how many other sports "hate" their most successful institutions.