Ireland’s culture of fear, Manchester United’s lost culture
Kevin Kilbane seems a nice guy.
SUNNY DAYS, a World Cup, Gay Pride, and Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie have come together to melt the national mood. Nothing much — let alone anything fundamental — has changed, but the public spirit has lightened a little, for now.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2014
Manchester United’s owners will not sell the club for “many, many years” despite ongoing interest, according to vice-chairman Ed Woodward.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2012
An unusual sight greeted guests at New York’s posh St Regis’s hotel this week: Dozens of investors trickled out carrying Manchester United hats and footballs after a marketing event for the club’s upcoming initial public offering.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2012
A Manchester United fans’ group has demanded a reduction in season ticket prices next term.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2012
The Manchester United Supporters Trust have repeated their call for the Glazer family to use the proceeds from their intended Singapore Stock Market flotation to wipe away the club’s massive debt.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2011
Fans labelled as “anti-people” by Manchester United chief executive David Gill have launched a furious defence of their opposition to the Glazer family’s ownership of the club.
Sun, 31 Jul, 2011
Manchester United chief executive David Gill has rubbished suggestions he “rewarded bad behaviour” by handing Wayne Rooney a huge pay rise.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2011
Manchester United chief executive David Gill today declared he would continue to snub fan groups who were “at war with the owners”.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2011
WAYNE ROONEY has received assurances from the Glazer family that they are committed to keeping Manchester United rolling in silverware.
Sat, 23 Oct, 2010
Manchester United chief executive David Gill has said fans should not fear the club going down the same road as Liverpool despite losses of £83.6m (€95.7m).
Sat, 09 Oct, 2010
MANCHESTER United skipper Rio Ferdinand put himself in contention for a Premier League comeback against Everton on Saturday week (September 11) after ending his 89-day knee injury lay-off with an outing for the club’s reserves last night.
Thu, 02 Sep, 2010
Manchester United failed to reach their target of season ticket sales this summer, the club’s chief executive David Gill has confirmed.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2010
Manchester United’s anti-Glazer faction fear huge sums of cash are going to be heading out of Old Trafford following a steep rise in the interest rates on controversial payment-in-kind notes raised to complete the family’s takeover in 2005.
Fri, 20 Aug, 2010
WAGES at Premier League clubs have shown a worrying 11% leap to £1.3 billion (€1.5bn) overall, according to an annual report of football finance.
Tue, 08 Jun, 2010
Manchester United’s owners will have to take tens of millions of pounds out of the club every year to pay off their expensive loans, an investigation into the Glazer family’s finances has claimed.
Mon, 07 Jun, 2010
MANCHESTER UNITED’S anti-Glazer lobby claim they are happy to wait for the asking price to fall before the Red Knights make their bid for the club.
Thu, 03 Jun, 2010
Manchester United’s anti-Glazer lobby claim they are happy to wait for the asking price to fall before the Red Knights make their bid for the club.
Wed, 02 Jun, 2010
The Red Knights’ dreams of rescuing Manchester United from the grips of the Glazer family have come to a dead end.
Wed, 02 Jun, 2010
Manchester United’s vociferous anti-Glazer faction are refusing to believe the club’s controversial owners do not want to sell.
Sat, 29 May, 2010
THE Glazer family have slapped a ‘Not for Sale’ notice on Manchester United.
Sat, 29 May, 2010
Manchester United insist they will pass the new UEFA ’financial fair play’ test which is set to become part of European football’s rules tomorrow.
Wed, 26 May, 2010
Manchester United chief executive David Gill today insisted the Glazers do not want to sell the club and questioned the practicality of the Red Knights’ possible takeover bid.
Wed, 03 Mar, 2010
YOU ARE always grateful for any trophy, of course. Even in 2006, when we all took the mickey out of Fergie for his pretence that the League Cup victory made the season a success, we were still very glad we had won it. Indeed, in retrospect, that final can be seen as an especially crucial moment – the day Fergie finally decided to abandon Nistelrooy, and one-up front, and instead put his total trust in the DoRooRon.
Wed, 03 Mar, 2010
Manchester United’s owners have strengthened their financial position despite the protests against them after releasing figures showing increases in revenue and profits.
Tue, 02 Mar, 2010
The Glazer family have responded to reports of a summit meeting involving the key players behind the Red Knights group trying to oust them from Manchester United by again declaring they have no interest in selling the club.
Mon, 01 Mar, 2010
Manchester United’s anti-Glazer faction have claimed the controversial owners have landed the club with a £260m (€288m) interest bill since they took control in 2005.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2010
ALEX FERGUSON insists he is not suffering from a spending squeeze because of Manchester United’s massive debts.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2010
Alex Ferguson insists he is not suffering from a spending squeeze because of Manchester United’s massive debts.
Fri, 08 Jan, 2010
WIT the much-mourned quasi-retirement of Terry Wogan, these islands’ Greatest Living Broadcaster is now undoubtedly ‘Lord’ Danny Baker, and he recently addressed one of his pet targets, the — underachieving Rafa Benitez.
Wed, 21 Oct, 2009
MANCHESTER UNITED supporters opposed to Malcolm Glazer’s ownership do not believe the American will still be in control at Old Trafford in five years’ time.
Fri, 09 Oct, 2009
THESE days, you have to get in fast if you want to laugh at your rivals’ misfortune, lest your chuckles turn to ashes in your mouth.
Wed, 09 Sep, 2009
LAST WEEK had gone so well: then the weekend’s clouds started to gather.
Wed, 03 Sep, 2008
Derby’s new American owners have promised not to drag the club into the same financial turmoil that has engulfed Liverpool after securing the club in a £50m takeover.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2008
Wed, 16 Jan, 2008
Alex Ferguson has left want-away defender Gabriel Heinze in no doubt that he is expected back at Manchester United for pre-season training in a fortnight.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2007
Malcolm Glazer (pictured) has no intention of selling Manchester United, the Glazer family has insisted.
Fri, 25 May, 2007
MANCHESTER United fans angered by the defeat in Lisbon couldn’t wait to get into that virtual-reality pub, the internet message board, to vent their spleens upon each other yesterday morning.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2005