Following the postponement of Manchester United’s weekend match against Liverpool, supporters are reportedly planning further protests against the Glazer family. Read more about Manchester United fans protest below.
Fans stormed Old Trafford ahead of United’s match against the champions on Sunday, and the game was subsequently called off due to abuse outside the stadium.
Following the protest, a police officer was taken to the hospital and one man was arrested, while fans requested that Joel and Avram Glazer resign.
Man United could face a points deduction and other fines for failing to ensure the safety of its players and staff, but the Manchester Evening News predicts that further protests are likely regardless.
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According to the newspaper, supporters are likely to oppose the Glazers. The protest will be before their home match against Leicester City on May 12. Their match against Fulham a week later may also be met with anti-Glazer demonstrations.
Man United has claimed that any supporters caught engaged in criminal or violent behavior at the rally on Sunday would be barred from attending.
For years, Manchester United supporters have urged the club’s owners, the Glazer family, to sell the club. The club’s latest effort to reach the European Super League has brought supporters renewed vigor in their campaign to force the owners out. On Sunday, hundreds of United fans entered a rally against the Glazers. This led the club’s match against Liverpool to be postponed.
Despite the fans’ strong resistance, the Glazers insist they have no intention to sell the club. Instead, they intend to transform the club into a $10 billion enterprise. How do you feel about the Glazers’ intentions to stay if you are a Manchester United fan? Will you want to protest? Will you discontinue your sponsorship for the club? What course of action would you take?
If the Glazers stay or go, how do you want the club to improve in the future? What would you do if you were the boss?