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Glazer share flotation raises just £75m towards debts, while they pocket the rest
August 13, 2012 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Glazer share flotation raises just £75m towards debts, while they pocket the rest

There is no doubting the team’s achievements, 19-times English champions and famous from Beijing to Baltimore. But for some on Wall Street, the financials just do not add up.

By your friends be known…
August 1, 2012 – 11:21 pm | One Comment
By your friends be known…

In 2005, when very powerful people at Manchester United and equally powerful people governing the English and European game said and did fuck all to stop Malcolm Glazer plunging our beloved football club into perilous …

We’re the famous CayMan United…
July 4, 2012 – 3:43 pm | No Comment
We’re the famous CayMan United…

Manchester United’s owners have finally admitted the club is hindered by the debts they placed on the club upon their takeover in 2005.

Are you watching David Gill?
August 1, 2011 – 11:44 am | One Comment
Are you watching David Gill?

By Spuddy
Another day and yet another quote from Mr David (Debt is the Road to Ruin) Gill regarding the Glazers ownership of United, this time he’s been praising how they played so outstandingly on the pitch and helped us to another league title last season, ok, so maybe not those exact words, but near enough.

UNITED -£79m v GLAZERS ‘nil’
May 18, 2011 – 10:00 pm | No Comment
UNITED -£79m v GLAZERS ‘nil’

The Guardian’s David Conn has uncovered the annual financial figures for all Premier League clubs, which show that despite United’s £286m turnover, they actually lost £79m due to loan repayments. The figures also reveal that the Glazers have put a grand total of ‘nil’ into Manchester United Football Club.

The Lord, Sir ‘N’ Hers Apprentice
May 5, 2011 – 9:51 pm | No Comment
The Lord, Sir ‘N’ Hers Apprentice

 
He’s used to grooming young apprentices in the tough Clyde shipyards and the merciless boot rooms of Aberdeen and Old Trafford but it looks like Sir Alex Ferguson has buried the hatchet with the BBC …

CYCM. If we hold each other close…
April 22, 2011 – 3:40 pm | No Comment
CYCM. If we hold each other close…

FC United of Manchester play House of Fraser on Monday.

FC got Mail
November 1, 2010 – 9:52 am | 3 Comments
FC got Mail

A couple of AFL regulars, including the media whore known as Maurice Twomowers, were quoted in a Mail on Sunday article this weekend.

No Laughing Matter
October 13, 2010 – 2:59 pm | One Comment
No Laughing Matter

News broke this morning that Liverpool Football Club can be sold despite the objections of its owners, George Gillett and Tom Hicks. The High Court ruling means that the Club’s board can now proceed with …

United needs you
May 31, 2010 – 8:13 pm | No Comment
United needs you

During a trip past Old Trafford this weekend I saw a sticker that said something like: ‘United needs you. Starve the Glazers, don’t renew’.

Bayern Munich v Manchester United: Leagues Apart
March 29, 2010 – 3:42 pm | No Comment
Bayern Munich v Manchester United: Leagues Apart

A mate of ours has attracted several nicknames over the years, the most demeaning of which is “Hot Meat”.

This may sound a bit leather-chaps but it actually relates to a European away when …

GLAZER’S KEEN & BOLD ON GREEN & GOLD!
March 9, 2010 – 7:54 pm | 5 Comments
GLAZER’S KEEN & BOLD ON GREEN & GOLD!

Controversial Manchester United owners the Glaziers are to boldly ditch the club’s traditional red and white colours for the green and gold currently being sported by the very fans that are opposing them.

Whitewash at the BBC
March 2, 2010 – 10:06 pm | 3 Comments
Whitewash at the BBC

A few things I noticed from watching/listening to the BBC debate ‘Business of sport’ last night…

Stand up if you’re not for sale
March 2, 2010 – 9:37 am | No Comment
Stand up if you’re not for sale

The maybe-mythical, embarrassingly-named Red Knights reckon they’re about to ride in and save the club, bolstered by the mega-militant Manchester United Supporters Trust and their army of green and gold balloons.
Reports state that the group of ‘influential’ businessmen are preparing a bid for Manchester United. The Glazer family, meanwhile, are standing up cos they say they’re not for sale. Time will tell, Foulkes…

Good Turnout for Beyond The Debt Rally
March 1, 2010 – 2:22 pm | One Comment
Good Turnout for Beyond The Debt Rally

Supporters from football clubs throughout England, as well as one from Germany, packed out a meeting hosted by FC United of Manchester on Saturday. Those attending ‘Beyond The Debt’, a rally intended to “put supporter ownership at …

Acronym crazy Conn (again) on G&G, MUST, FCUM, VAT and WYSIWYG…
February 28, 2010 – 11:15 am | No Comment
Acronym crazy Conn (again) on G&G, MUST, FCUM, VAT and WYSIWYG…

Another piece from The Guardian by David Conn, who unfortunately had to pull out of the Beyond The Debt supporters’ rally at Gigg Lane yesterday:
When a Manchester United supporter still known only as “chatmaster” floated …

David Conn on Scudamore and fit and proper people…
February 28, 2010 – 9:51 am | No Comment
David Conn on Scudamore and fit and proper people…

David Conn’s article from The Guardian today (Sunday), which might have extra resonance for anyone who was at Gigg Lane yesterday to hear what any of the Portsmouth fans had to say about the cuntishness …

United and Liverpool to mob up?
February 22, 2010 – 9:48 am | No Comment
United and Liverpool to mob up?

According to the Manchester Evening News (so it must be true, because this is the best paper in the ‘region’, according to them) United and Liverpool fans are joining forces to vent their collective frustrations against their respective American owners.

‘Key fan groups’ have been in talks about setting aside rivalries for the day when the two clubs meet at Old Trafford next month, according to the Chadderton Chronicle.