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UK: Hundreds of Manchester fans protest against club's management

2 21.10.2019 Инфо

W/S Manchester Utd fan holds banner at anti-Glazers protest outside Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester
C/U Badge with anti-Glazer message reading: 'Love United, hate Glazer'
SOT, Manchester Utd fan: "You are not a football team, you don't understand the priorities of what United are. We are a football team, we play for football, they just need to get the fuck out of United and don't give a shit about us. Get their money out, sell it to someone who actually cares about us, get back to the old days of how we were, how we were doing things, and that's the principle of United and the way we play."
M/S Fans walking into the stadium *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Manchester Utd fan: "They've (the Glazers) taken over a billion pounds out of United, yeah they've spent money but it's been spent badly. Woodward [Ed Woodward Chief Executive of Manchester United] has been making most of the decisions. He's not a footballing man so a lot of the signing have been the wrong the wrong type of player or the wrong character and yes the Glazers they borrowed money to buy the club and they take money out of the club each year. And we've had to pay, over I think it's eight hundred million pounds to service the debt, the debt repayments and the interest, money that could have been reinvested in the squad, in the stadium. So yes we are just fed up with the Glazers owning the club and also Woodward's running of the club as well, he's not a football man, he doesn't know anything about football he's just a business man. So yes that's the feeling behind the banner and the protest."
W/S People walking behind banner *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Manchester Utd fan: "Glazers are ruining the club, they are lowering our ambition, they are taking away our ambition, they are making us believe that fourth is some sort of trophy that we should be going for which ain't real. They are tricking us into thinking they are spending money when they are not. I don't understand why it would take five transfer markets to sort us out when we have got the money to sort it out in one. It's all a big lie, basically Woodward is a clown, he ain't doing the job properly he would have been sacked ten times over in any other job, so why has he not been sacked here?"
M/S Fans walking into stadium *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Manchester Utd fan: "And the fact is the players are fucking shite there's not a decent player in the fucking squad. They might want Glazer out they might want Woodward out but the players are fucking shite, [that's the] start and end of the problem."
M/S Fans chanting and walking towards Old Trafford
SCRIPT
Hundreds of Manchester United fans held a protest decrying their club's management as their team prepared to face off against rival Liverpool at their home ground of Old Trafford, Manchester on Sunday.
Footage shows Manchester Utd fans bearing banners calling for club's American owners, the Glazer family and chief executive Ed Woodward, to be kicked out of their roles.
"They've (the Glazers) taken over a billion pounds out of United, yeah they've spent money but it's been spent badly…we are just fed up with the Glazers owning the club and also Woodward's running of the club as well, he's not a football man," one fan said at the protest.
According to Manchester fans, since the Glazers acquired their team the amount of debt the club owes has increased to unsustainable levels and Ed Woodward's alleged poor player transfer decisions have resulted in their squad's poor performance in recent games.