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Fergie Statement: I don’t want a rift between myself and United fans

Fergie Statement: I don’t want a rift between myself and United fans

Following accusations that Sir Alex Ferguson offered his backing to the Glazers simply because he stood to gain financially from the proposed IPO, the manager has spoken out to deny these rumours. “Being aware of the media coverage that is currently ongoing I felt, on this occasion, that I should make my position clear to [...]

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Red Issue’s Open Letter To Sir Alex

Dear Sir Alex, As lifelong Manchester United fans, we are disappointed and concerned by quotes attributed to you in a recent interview. Many of us are the same fans who protested to denounce Cubic Expression back in 2005. These are the same fans who had previously offered you their unwavering support during your private dispute [...]

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Glazers’ Disgraceful IPO U-Turn

The Glazers have revealed a massive u-turn in their IPO proposals in a revised filing of the IPO last night. In the original filing it was made absolutely clear that ALL of the proceeds of the IPO would go to paying down debt the Glazers have loaded onto Manchester United. The revised filing reveals they [...]

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Prepare Yourself For Ferguson’s Criticism Of Fans…

Sir Alex Ferguson has given an exclusive interview with The Mail On Sunday where he “attacks” Glazer critics. The paper labels the attack “extraordinary” and claims Fergie tells the fans to back off, giving a “warning” to all fans. Part of me can tolerate Ferguson putting up with the Glazers, because if he spoke out [...]

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Lack Of Investment Should Be Reflected In Ticket Prices

MUST have called for the Glazers to lower ticket prices at Old Trafford next season to reflect the lack of investment that has gone in to transfer sales. “We are throwing down a challenge to Joel Glazer to cut United fans` season ticket prices next season,” said MUST chief exec, Duncan Drasdo. “Given the lack [...]

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How Much Will Glazer Charge Us For Europa?

How Much Will Glazer Charge Us For Europa?

Six years ago to the day since Manchester United last failed to get out of their Champions League group, the club suffered a frustrating defeat at the hands of FC Basel to finish 3rd in the group tonight. A draw would have been enough to see United through but despite dominating the game, they couldn’t [...]

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Breaking: United Apply For Singapore Stock Exchange

As was rumoured earlier this week, it looks as though the Glazers are prepared to float on the Singapore stock exchange. United have lodged a listing application and the share sell off could be complete by the end of the year. The money raised by selling off this chunk of the club could then be [...]

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STATS: United’s Spending vs Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, City…

STATS: United’s Spending vs Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, City…

Whilst credit has to go to the manager for buying so well, you can’t help but wonder just how successful we might have been since 2005 if not held back by the Glazers. United are the “most valuable sporting franchise” in the world, according to Forbes, so why is that 13 teams in the Premier [...]

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Glazers Listen To Yanks… But Not Us

Joel Glazer made the mistake of attributing lower ticket prices at Tampa Bay Bucs to listening to the fans complaints a couple of weeks ago. “We have spent a lot of time listening to fans at a time when our team is thriving and our economy is not,” said Joel Glazer. “As a result, we [...]

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PICTURE: Lee Sharpe Is Green and Gold

PICTURE: Lee Sharpe Is Green and Gold

Lee Sharpe has joined the green and gold campaign to be part of fans’ bid to to get rid of the Glazers. Unlike David Beckham, who denied all understanding of what the colours represented after wearing the scarf after our Champions League game against AC Milan last season, Sharpe is happy to put his name [...]

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Some Success For Green And Gold

Some Success For Green And Gold

A respected sports-business analyst, Sport+Markt, has claimed that the green and gold campaign has made a significant impact on the revenue of the Glazers’. “Our data show the club has lost retail revenue from the year 2009 to 2010 by around 10%,” said Dr Peter Rohlmann, the report’s author. “This is due to the fact [...]

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PICTURE: Atlético Madrid Copy United’s G&G Protest

PICTURE: Atlético Madrid Copy United’s G&G Protest

Atlético Madrid fans have adopted green and gold scarves in protest against chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin and president Enrique Cerezo. They initially used blue and white scarves, the colours of their first kit, but felt like these weren’t different enough from their current colours which differs only by having additional red. So, in [...]

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PIK Update

News has emerged today that the Glazer family will pay off £220m PIK loan. Have they sold a stake of the club to raise the money? Have they sold off another of their assets? Or have they refinanced or borrowed more against the club? Details are still pretty murky but this potentially could be very [...]

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PICTURES and VIDEO: FC In The 2nd Round

PICTURES and VIDEO: FC In The 2nd Round

Surely the FA will have to fix this so we get them in the 3rd round, if they make it through? Although if it’s drawn at Old Trafford, we should expect an empty away end… ———— To mark the anniversary of United winning the Treble with a team that had academy products at the core, [...]

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PICTURES: United Anti-Glazer Protest

PICTURES: United Anti-Glazer Protest

———— To mark the anniversary of United winning the Treble with a team that had academy products at the core, Made in Manchester is available for just £3 for today only. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton to Ryan Giggs, George Best to David Beckham, Duncan Edwards [...]

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