Manchester United protests a victory for fan force despite Liverpool postponed


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In 2005, shortly after the Glazer family completed their purchase of Manchester United, about 300 supporters attended a rally to protest the club’s new owners. The protests continued for some time, with fans showing their displeasure with the banners and wearing the club’s original green and gold on match days. Sixteen years on, those protests were largely forgotten, at least outside of United circles, on Sunday, though, with the 2,000 or so fans who attended at Old Trafford that their voices would be heard, with the scenes that followed included little. . He will forget the events of May 2 and postpone United’s clash with old rivals Liverpool. Two weeks after the ill-fated Premier League was announced, fans arrived in droves at the Theater of Dreams, eager to let the Glazers know what’s happening. They thought about the role they played in proposing the separatist competition. A message to the fans after United’s decision to withdraw from the new tournament. She filled the air by saying “We want Glazers”, after the Premier League reignited a 16-year-old conflict that some of those here on Sunday were not alive. Mail when it first started. The message was loud, and it was clear. “It’s a warning to the football club owners that they (the fans) will ultimately not accept what they did in the last two weeks,” said Gary Neville on Sky. Sports, having seen the sacred grass with so much success conquered by the demonstrating crowd, and whether this warning will be heeded, but the Glazers certainly cannot ignore this fateful evening’s events. Getty https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/GOAL/44/5/man-utd-fan-protests-2021_1gnt2neun706g1t2mwshrfg27t.jpg?t=762791049&w=500&quality=80 Participants made sure in advance that this would be the planned protest Peacefully, and in general, parents arrived with their children to demand change, rather than behaving capriciously toward the club they love. At 2 p.m. GMT (9 a.m. ET) – about 2 1/2 hours before kick-off against coach Juergen Klopp’s team – things change, as Doyan heard fireworks at Old Trafford Square, which was understandably a signal for fans to start Move towards the stadium. To break down barriers protecting the entrances and head inside, forcing staff to lock themselves in protective rooms where the old stadium was closed. When fans stormed the pitch, there was no doubt what they really wanted: a change of hands at the top of their soccer club, while the majority confined their protests to chanting and banners, with a group spotted playing the match ball while others displayed corner flags around the floor. A torch was thrown in the direction of the Sky Sports TV scene, but trouble caught up to a minority before they were eventually sent overseas, but the protests were not limited to just the ground. Getty https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/GOAL/2c/46/manchester-united-fans-protest-2020-21_gx42ct9ek44o10j8kivj0plpb.jpg?t=759566641&w=500&quality=80 In Manchester city center, members of the Can Seeing a United team staring from the windows of their rooms inside the Lowry Hotel as fans began to congregate outside the regular team base prior to the match. “We’ll decide when to play,” was the chant sung as coaches were to carry Ole Gunnar. Solskjaer and his players were besieged in the game by supporters, as fans are keen to remind the game’s influencers that they remain the loudest and strongest voice at times. Talk of money continues, but the power of protest can be just as strong, all over the city, Liverpool players and coaches have been directed to do their own things in their own hotel as the drama began elsewhere. A number of them chose to watch the TV coverage, while others withdrew to their rooms in an attempt to prepare for a match they still believed would happen. An hour before kick-off, this was apparently a feeling most people shared. COVID-19 regulations have been breached, with the goal being understood, some fans have gained access to United’s dressing room, squad formations have been announced and journalists have received Zoom links to virtual press conferences after the match. As usual this afternoon, the sound of police helicopters could be heard overhead and referee Michael Oliver had to turn around the stadium to ensure the stands were completely clear of protesters. For the first time in over a year, but – perhaps naively – you didn’t expect things to escalate as they did. Getty https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/GOAL/b6/ae/man-utd-protests-2021_1hby8s4a0djx01ebltw41y39mt.jpg?t=772199049&w=500&quality=80 After clearing the stadium, a few fans can see the clash with Police around the entrance to the Munich Tunnel, where those involved are set to face punishment from the Greater Manchester Police, however, the majority have acted peacefully, and it may be their actions that will have far-reaching consequences. “Our fans are passionate about Manchester United, and we fully acknowledge the right to freedom of expression and peaceful protest,” said a club statement following the decision to postpone the match at 5:35 pm, more than an hour after the start of the original match. Time. “However, we regret the disruption of the team and the actions that put other fans, staff and the police at risk.” Lowry’s celebrated loudly upon announcing the match being canceled, their victory over the strength of the fans and the protest group to make headlines around the world, however, their battle was far from over, and Neville warned the Glazers: “They will not disappear.” “I don’t think they (the fans) trust the owners of this club, they don’t like them, and they think they should leave. Getty https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/GOAL/8a/ dc / man-utd-calling- 2021_13o4e5nbf06nezj0qf5ytqkd7.jpg? T = 768832225 & w = 500 & quality = 80 “After today, it has to be a matter of fixing, organizing and making sure they can’t do that (form a separate competition) again. Protesting is everyone’s right in this country, and we must reserve that, “however, post-today is about making sure the masses across the country come together to make sure there’s a reform in English football.” If anything, the day should be a prelude to that, otherwise the day would be a waste of time. ‚ÄúThis should have been a day when tensions between Manchester United and Liverpool fans were at their highest, yet the conflicting fan bases find themselves clashing together behind a common cause. Given the history of rivalry, this should perhaps be the most worrying of those with the biggest Clubs in the world, and this is also just the beginning The season and beyond An additional report from Neil Jones.


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