MUST launched its “Sign for United” campaign at the weekend which allows United fans to register their commitment to become a supporter shareholder in the club as part of a new fan share ownership scheme which has been promised by the current owners at a recent fans’ forum meeting.
Joel Glazers claimed he planned to “create the biggest fans ownership scheme in world sport” and this campaign will put pressure on him to keep his word.
MUST have always backed the idea that supporter-owned shares should come with the same voting rights as the shares owned by the Glazer family and be issued in sufficient numbers that United supporters can develop a meaningful ownership stake in the club, with a say over how the club is run.
The first person to sign up in support of the new campaign was Eric Cantona who announced, “Yes, my friends, I have signed for United again.”
Close to 50,000 supporters signed over the first weekend. Join them here.
Commenting on the launch of the campaign, a spokesperson for MUST said: “Once again Eric Cantona is leading the attack for United and we as United fans need to follow his example – and join the Sign for United campaign. No-one loves the club more than we do so fans should be at the heart of ownership. This is our chance to take the first step towards that change. Joel Glazer promised to create the biggest supporters share scheme in sport – now is the time to make good on that promise.”