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Neville backs United fans for protests against the Glazers

Manchester United's Premier League clash against Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday was postponed after fans gained entrance into the stadium and engaged in protests. The approach by the fans has been met with praises and criticisms from various quarters. Regardless, former Manchester United defender Gary Neville has backed the angry fans for their dramatic protest against the Glazer family which resulted in the postponement of the game. United fans in their hundreds gathered outside Old Trafford hours before the game scheduled to kick off at 1530 GMT to show their disgust at the club's owners. Close to 200 forced their way into the stadium by subduing the stewards and safety barrier. The fans ran onto the pitch, caused damages to some sections of the pitch, let off flares, and w...