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The Glazers do not plan to sell Man United anytime soon
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The Glazers do not plan to sell Man United anytime soon

Despite fan protests, the Glazers have no intention of bowing to pressure to sell Manchester United because they can ensure that the club's value is doubled in the coming years. It can be recalled that thousands of fans protested outside Old Trafford on Sunday against the Americans' ownership of the club and this resulted in the postponement of their Premier League clash against Liverpool. A good number of fans also made their way onto the stadium's turf just an hour before the scheduled kickoff of the game. Manchester United was acquired by the Florida-based family in 2005 of around £780m and the club instantly entered into debt waters of around £550m. Regardless, in their 16 years of owning and running the club, the family have reportedly taken around £1.5bn out of the club, mon...
Neville backs United fans for protests against the Glazers
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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...
McTominay – United determined to end season on a high
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McTominay – United determined to end season on a high

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay has revealed that they are fully focused on ending their troubled season on a high, with chances for silverware in the FA Cup and Europa League as he nears a return to full fitness. The Red Devils have not been consistent in the Premier League this season. However, they are just 6 points off the Premier League's top 4 places and could still qualify for the UEFA Champions League through a triumph in the Europa League. They'll face Club Brugge in the Round of 32 of the Europa League this month while their next FA Cup fixture is against Championship side Derby County. Meanwhile, despite mounting distractions on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's future at Old Trafford, amid fan protests against the owners of the club and club vice-chairman Ed Woodward...