Hundreds of United Fans Protest the Glazers Outside Old Trafford


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The clubs that tried to breakaway and form a European Super League are certainly hearing it from their fans right now. The ESL may be dead, at least for the time being, but we continue to see all kinds of sensational scenes outside the venues that are home to England’s biggest clubs.

At the Emirates yesterday, we saw a massive display of Arsenal supporters who want the Kroenke family out as club owners. Lots of Liverpool supporters have no love for their owners, Fenway Sports Group, right now.

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And Thursday saw the backlash from Manchester United supporters against the Glazer family boil over into 20 fans storming the Carrington training ground. The raging against the machine continued today, as hundreds of United supporters staged protests, calling for the Glazers to sell the club, outside Old Trafford on Saturday. 

The Glazers have not expressed any interest in selling the team, but that hasn’t stopped the fans from expressing their wishes for them to leave. The Super League plot quickly dissipated, but it also set off a powder keg.

Take a look:

Here are a couple more examples of the imagery on display at the Theatre of Dreams.

Green and Gold until the club is sold refers to the club’s original colors at their founding.

United fans got what they had been waiting years for when Ed Woodward stepped down. Now they’re hoping the Glazers are next.

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank, partnered with News NowBanks, the author of “No, I Can’t Get You Free Tickets: Lessons Learned From a Life in the Sports Media Industry,” has regularly appeared in WGNSports IllustratedChicago Tribune and SB Nation. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

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