Fans protested against the club's ownership by the Glazer family.
ACEHFOOTBALL.net —Manchester United fans (MU) held a massive demonstration at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, on Sunday (2/5) then. The impact of the demo was the postponement of the match between Manchester United and Liverpool.
Hundreds of supporters at that time made it into the stadium a few hours before kick off. While thousands more gathered outside Old Trafford to give aspirations about club ownership.
Fans have protested against the club's ownership by the Glazer family including their attempts to join the European Super League. The match was postponed until an undetermined time due to the crowd blocking the route from the team hotel to the stadium.
Reporting from the page Metro, Tuesday (4/5), fans will plan to repeat the same demo when Manchester United hosted Leicester on 12 Next May. Their intention is to postpone home games in an effort to have their demands granted.
The postponed match against Liverpool will also be a target for their club. despite fan representatives, Manchester United Supporters Trust (MUST) has offered club owners to avoid the same thing that happened yesterday.
In his statement, MUST said they would not protest further and wrote an open letter to vice chairman Joel Glazer detailing their wishes. They also asked for a public response by Friday (7/5) to come.
“Let's be clear that no one wants what is happening at Old Trafford to be a regular event. What happened is the culmination of 16 The year that your family's ownership of the club has driven us into debt and decline. We feel sidelined and neglected,” write the statement.
According to him, During 16 The Glazer family's years running the club never met the supporters. The demonstration is a form of frustration that has reached a boiling point so that MUST facilitates the right of fans to protest legally.
“Although we have not personally witnessed such actions, of course we do not condone any act of violence. Neither of us want this to continue. We all have better things to do. So we need to find a way forward,” continued the statement.
The four points that fans have put forward are an increase in supporter ownership, appointment of an independent director to the board, end of a two-tier share scheme and consultation with fans on future plans to join other competitions such as the European Super League.