rss twitter facebook mobile

VIDEO: FC United – Club with a Capital C

Film 1 in the Copa90 & Hyundai Fan Film Fund brings you the amazing story of a group of football fans who came together to make their own club, with community spirit and desire for pure football at the heart. Club with a Capital C tells the personal story of six unique characters that have [...]

Read Full Post
 

VIDEO: Not For Sale

The “Not4Sale” banner is taken from the Stretford End and sent off to recruit new members for Shareholders United in the USA. This was filmed in July 2004 and aired on MUTV. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton [...]

Read Full Post
 

United freeze season ticket prices again

Despite losing masses of revenue thanks to the failure to qualify for the Champions League this season, the Glazers have made the wise more of freezing season ticket prices again. Had the owners forced fans to pay the difference, when it was the Glazers’ lack of investment which contributed to last season’s woeful campaign, there [...]

Read Full Post
 

STATS: Glazers ensure lower spending than Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, City and Tottenham

STATS: Glazers ensure lower spending than Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, City and Tottenham

In first eight years of Glazer ownership, Manchester United spent 54.32% of their income on transfers and wages, lower than any rival. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton to Ryan Giggs, George Best to David Beckham, Duncan Edwards [...]

Read Full Post
 

STATS: How much have United spent in comparison to Chelsea and Manchester City?

STATS: How much have United spent in comparison to Chelsea and Manchester City?

Manchester United broke the British transfer fee yesterday when they signed Angel Di Maria for £59.7m. Plenty of newspapers have been questing how United have managed to spend so much and yet still the fans are unhappy with the Glazers and Ed Woodward. Plenty of tables have been published showing the comparative net spend between [...]

Read Full Post
 

Are United fans making a fuss over nothing where transfers are concerned?

Are United fans making a fuss over nothing where transfers are concerned?

For the first time since 2010, the anti-Glazer movement has begun to take shape again, with fans becoming frustrated with the lack of investment. Under the leadership of Sir Alex Ferguson, who repeatedly worked miracles with our players, many fans have grown apathetic to the Glazer ownership. In the past eight years, United have won [...]

Read Full Post
 

Glazers and Woodward risk leading club in to decline

Manchester United finished last season as the 7th best team and have since lost several key players. Nemanja Vidic, the captain, Patrice Evra, the vice-captain, as well as two of the most experienced players in the squad, Ryan Giggs and Rio Ferdinand. When you consider that takes away three of our back four, as well [...]

Read Full Post
 

From the terraces to the boardroom

From the terraces to the boardroom

Over the last twenty years the notion of what it means to be a football fan has undergone a radical transformation in this country. For most of the game’s history fans were customers, happy to limit their involvement at the club to paying at the gate. The board were free to run things as they [...]

Read Full Post
 

Talking to Gary Neville about the Glazers

Talking to Gary Neville about the Glazers

Yesterday, Gary Neville was critical of prospective new Leeds owner, Massimo Cellino, who has sacked the manager and was then the cause of protests by the fans outside Elland Road. The word Neville used to describe Cellino was “imposter”. Whilst it’s admirable to see Neville speaking out on behalf of the fan, it is unsurprising [...]

Read Full Post
 

Glazers give up fight on Old Trafford Asset of Community Value

Trafford Councl has received written notice from the solicitors acting for MUFC in relation to this matter that they have withdrawn their request for a review of the decision to list the stadium. The Council will not now be required to review the decision and the listing will stand. MUST chief executive Duncan Drasdo greeted [...]

Read Full Post
 

United cut interest costs by £10m a year

The club has refinanced more than £192m of high-interest debt which cuts our interest costs by about £10m a year. The Glazers have secured a new loan from Bank of America with far lower interest rates. United have refinanced £177.78m of outstanding 8.75% interest sterling bonds and $22.09m (£14.6m) of 8.375% dollar bonds. The new [...]

Read Full Post
 

Old Trafford – asset of community value?

Old Trafford – asset of community value?

MUST announced today that it has submitted a nomination to Trafford Council for Old Trafford Football Stadium, the home of Manchester United Football Club, to be registered as an ‘Asset of Community Value’ under the “Assets of Community Value Regulations of the Localism Act (2011)”. The listing of Old Trafford Football Stadium as a ‘Community [...]

Read Full Post
 

Only a minority are anti-Glazer?

Only a minority are anti-Glazer?

David Gill, who will be stepping down from his position of Chief Executive at the end of the season, claimed this week that only a small number of fans still took issue with the Glazer ownership. “There are still a small number of dissenters and they will always be there and they have had long [...]

Read Full Post
 

Yank-Hating Fans?

Yank-Hating Fans?

As a football fan, you quite often read nonsense that is written about your club, written by out of touch journalists who have long forgotten how it feels to support a club, if they ever supported one at all. Some journalists feel the need to judge football fans, to criticise them, to tell them how [...]

Read Full Post
 

Ticket Prices To Turn Manchester Blue…?

Manchester United beat Newcastle in the League Cup yesterday in front of a crowd of just 46,358. The League Cup is the last priority for United, so it’s no surprise there’s less interest, but couldn’t the Glazers be doing more to allow more fans to go to the game? Arsenal charged £10 for adults for [...]

Read Full Post