Manchester United and Liverpool have been named the top two "most influential brands" in football.

United finished second in the Power List, as voted for by a panel of independent judges, with only the London 2012 Olympic Games considered as a more influential brand in sport.

The website's editor Samantha Loveday said: "It is a reflection of the properties which the industry itself believes have made the most impact over the past 12 months."

Most influential brands in licensing: Sports:

1. London 2012 Olympic Games

2. Manchester United FC

3. England Rugby

4. Wimbledon

5. Liverpool FC

6. FC Barcelona

=7. NBA

=7. Chelsea FC

9. Tour De France

=10. Arsenal FC

=10. Premier League

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