Manchester United fans stage training ground protest

Manchester United fans staged a “small and peaceful” protest outside the club’s training ground on Friday. Around two dozen fans gathered outside Carrington to protest against the Glazer family, who own the club. Another protest is expected at Old Trafford on Saturday before Manchester United Premier League match against Norwich. Ralf Rangnick said fans have a “right to express their…

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Manchester United terminates Aeroflot deal

Manchester United have terminated their sponsorship deal with Russia’s national airline Aeroflot. The flight company has been United’s official carrier since 2013 and the latest deal was due to run until 2023. United did not use Aeroflot to travel to play Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday. On Thursday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson banned Aeroflot from operating in…

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Manchester United drop more points with a draw against Southampton

Manchester United had to settle for another 1-1 draw after being left frustrated by an impressive Southampton in the Premier League. Ralf Rangnick’s men are getting used to that scoreline, which has now cropped up in three successive games – leading to a penalty shootout defeat by Middlesbrough in the FA Cup and a league draw at Burnley. United had…

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Manchester United game at Brentford postponed due to Covid-19

Manchester United’s Premier League match against Brentford on Tuesday night has been postponed after a Covid-19 outbreak at the Old Trafford club. The league says the decision was made “following guidance from medical advisers due to the exceptional circumstances” of the outbreak. Earlier, United shut down operations at their Carrington training ground to minimise the risk of infection. In the past week 42…

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Glazer family put another 9.5m United shares up for sale

Manchester United’s owners Glazer family have put up another 9.5m shares, with a value of $186.86m (£137.12m), for sale. United notified the New York Stock Exchange of the sale on Tuesday evening. They are in the names of club directors Kevin Glazer and Edward Glazer. The statement makes it clear the club “will not receive any proceeds from the sale”.…

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Rashford set to miss opening two months due to injury

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford may not play until the end of October. Rashford decided to have surgery on a shoulder injury. The 23-year-old had a scan on Tuesday after being hampered by the problem in the latter half of the 2020-21 season. It was decided the damage was so severe that rest alone would not repair it. And United…

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Sir Alex Ferguson joins Manchester United squad for Europa League final

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has joined the Manchester United squad to the Europa League final against Villarreal in Gdansk. United are one game away from securing the first piece of silverware of the Solskjaer era. The squad departed for Wednesday’s game on Monday afternoon, and Ferguson joined the travelling party on the flight. Ferguson the motivator While…

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Cavani has been unbelievable – Shaw

Manchester United left back Luke Shaw claims that Edinson Cavani has been unbelievable since he joined. The Uruguayan veteran forward was tipped to leave at the end of the season after the expiry of his one-year contract.  But he has committed his future to the club for another campaign. According to Shaw,  Cavani has brought to Manchester United’s forward line…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hails Cavani

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hailed evergreen striker Edinson Cavani after his display against AS Roma. Manchester United reached their first final of his tenure with a Europa League last-four triumph over Roma. A 6-2 first-leg victory at Old Trafford meant United already had one foot in the Gdansk final ahead of the trip to Italy. However, Roma made things uncomfortable and…

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Ed Woodward set to leave Manchester United

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is set to step down from his role at the end of 2021. This came before United, along with the other five Premier League sides involved in the proposed European Super League. They later withdrew from the competition. Ed Woodward joined United in 2005 and became executive vice-chairman in 2012. Resignation statement from Ed Woodward…

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