Manchester United’s Premier League clash against Liverpool on Sunday was canceled and postponed as fans broke into Old Trafford and attacked the pitch during a protest against the Glazer family. Manchester United were among the 12 clubs that signed up in the European Super League last month, which collapsed in 48 hours due to the huge, constant pressure. Clubs faced failure for ESL nominations. The protest led to the United vs Liverpool game being postponed, as reported by Sky News.
Several United supporter clubs are unhappy with the club’s unsuccessful attempt to join the European Super League last month. The Glazer family, which owns the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL, runs Manchester United. The protestors marched inside the stadium halting Manchester United vs Liverpool match which later got postponed.
BBC reporter Simon Stone, who was in Old Trafford, wrote, “Hundreds of fans have come to the ground and many are now coming out through gates on a road that is usually allowed to pass the team’s buses gives.”
Manchester United Supporters Trust said at an emergency fan forum meeting, “We are embarrassed, embarrassed and upset by the owner’s actions in the planning, training and announcement of the European Super League. Again, this clearly demonstrates that club owners are only interested in maximizing their own profits and do not care or respect the views of Manchester United fans.”
Premier League statement
After a safety breach at Old Trafford, the game vs Manchester United. Liverpool has been postponed. This is a collective decision of the police, both clubs, the Premier League and local authorities.
“The safety and security of all is paramount at Old Trafford. We understand and respect the force of emotion, but we condemn all acts of violence, criminal harm, and violations, especially in the wake of violations involving COVID-19. Fans have several channels through which to express their opinions, but there is no justification for the actions of minorities seen today.
“We sympathize with the police and administrators who have faced a dangerous situation that should not happen in football. Rearranging the device on time will communicate. “
Manchester United statement
“Our fans are passionate about Manchester United and we fully recognize the right to free speech and peaceful protest. However, we regret the disintegration of the team and the actions that endanger other fans, staff and police. We thank the police for their support and will assist them in further investigations.”